2018 Kia Pickup Sibling Hyundai Santa Cruz

Are you planning to buy a car any time soon? Professionals advise that besides the price, you need to consider the design, engine options as well as other specs. In most cases, pickups are known as small trucks. Literally, they are used for ferrying small quantities of small (as well as mid-sized) goods. But the 2018 Kia Pickup could stretch out its usefulness to have your family aboard as well! With a double cabin, you can have other people in the pick up. This is what Kia Incorporation has been working on.

Probably, this is the kind of car that the world has been longing for. For a long period of time, Kia has been known for its high quality and exquisite minivans, cars, SUVs and crossovers. While making the 2018 Kia Pickup, the South Korean motor leader blended all these types of vehicles to bring you a lifestyle-oriented pickup!

2018 Kia Pickup Specs

Created from preceding models, the 2018 Kia Pickup becomes one of the most exquisite you might ever find. For instance, it has a front design that is close to that of the Sorento Crossover. Though this is nearly unbelievable, the blending just makes the pickup look better than most of the vehicles in the market today.

If you ever come across a Volkswagen Amarok, then you really have a vivid picture and size of the 2018 Kia Pickup. The proportions, body size and other measurements are nearly the exact same. Actually, the mirrors of the two brands rhyme in size.

2018 Kia Pickup Side

The 2018 Kia Pickup has coil shocks, rigid rear axle coil springs as well as a nine-cross-member ladder frame. With a wheelbase of 130 inches, the 2018 Kia Pickup’s longer than the Nissan Frontier pick up with about 18 inches.


An engine of a car is the car itself- or so the adage goes. Any power or disgrace of the engine is felt by the car as well. That’s why Kia Inc. probably found the need to incorporate some of the best engine specifications for this vehicle. The 2004-Mojave concept, the engine has an awesome horsepower to support the load on its back and the passengers aboard the cabin.

Basically, the Mojave (2004) concept’s ideal engine had a 3.8-liter, 24-Valve as well as a V6 engine type. Its horsepower was 280. It is upon this concept that the 2018 Kia Pickup is being built.

2018 Kia Pickup Release Date and Price

Kia Inc. has played hardball on the day they intend to launch the 2018 Kia Pickup. But anyway, sources in the company hint that this could be sometime in 2017. According to them, production is set to begin from mid 2016. With the design and everything else ready, the only thing they are yet to do is produce and sell it to the world!

As for the price of the 2018 Kia Pickup, there are hints that it would not aim too higher than the other brands in the market. By 2015, for example, the factory retail price for a new KIA k2900 was around $31,000. In anyway, the 2018 Kia Pickup could be the best, most favorable competitor for the 2015 Ford F-150.

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