Exterior

Five-door, five-seat hatchback

Joint design by European and Korean studios

Same footprint as previous model (length 3,595mm, width 1,595mm) but 5mm taller with a 15mm longer wheelbase (2,400mm), shorter front overhang and larger rear overhang

Slimmer, wider false 'tiger nose' upper front grille

Larger lower grille/air intake now flared outwards at its bottom edge

Front fog lights, where fitted, housed in separate side grilles or in main grille on ‘GT-Line’ and ‘GT-Line S’

Lower beltline creates a larger greenhouse and gives a better view out and a more airy cabin

Larger C-shaped rear light units

Two designs of front and rear bumpers, with a diffuser effect and twin exhausts for ‘GT-Line’ and ‘GT-Line S’

Red grille, side sill and rear diffuser trim for ‘GT-Line’ and ‘GT-Line S’

High-strength steel content doubled from 22 per cent to 44 per cent, allowing body weight to be reduced by 23 kilos

Almost nine times more (67 metres) structural adhesives used in body construction compared with previous Picanto

Steel or alloy wheels of 14, 15 or 16 inches in diameter

Front air curtains channel turbulent air away from wheel housings

Drag coefficient (Cd) 0.33