Spy Shots: Kia K3 hatchback is Naked in China
Published on February 19, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter
New spy shots showing the Kia K3 hatchback all-naked in China. The Kia K3 hatchback will debut on the Beijing Auto Show in April and it will be launched on the China car market soon thereafter. The Kia K3 hatchback has been much delayed, the Kia K3 sedan was launched in China back in October 2012.
The Kia K3 hatchback will be made in China by the Dongfeng-Yueda-Kia joint venture that also makes the sedan and various other Kia’s for the Chinese auto market. Power will come from a 143hp 1.8 or from a 125hp 1.6, both mated to a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic. Price for the K3 hatchback will start around 90.000 yuan and end around 130.000 yuan.
The current China-made Kia K3 sedan. Price starts at 102.800 yuan and ends at 143.800 yuan. Same engines as the hatch.