Paradigm shift: Audi S5 to Kia Picanto

Paradigm shift: Audi S5 to Kia Picanto

210kW is a fair amount of grunt. That’s how much less power the Kia Picanto I picked up this morning has than the Audi S5 I dropped off. But, you save $120,000 as well, the Picanto being only $17,000.

While the S5 would burble along in town in sixth, the Picanto could barely manage Franklin Road’s hill in third. Despite this, for general around town frugal motoring you could do a lot worse than the Kia, especially seeing as it comes standard with ESP, ABS and aircon.

Of course, don’t expect to fit that much in the boot, but it’s so economical you could afford to make two jour

210kW is a fair amount of grunt. That’s how much less power the Kia Picanto I picked up this morning has than the Audi S5 I dropped off. But, you save $120,000 as well, the Picanto being only $17,000.

While the S5 would burble along in town in sixth, the Picanto could barely manage Franklin Road’s hill in third. Despite this, for general around town frugal motoring you could do a lot worse than the Kia, especially seeing as it comes standard with ESP, ABS and aircon.

Of course, don’t expect to fit that much in the boot, but it’s so economical you could afford to make two jour

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