The Kia Venga is restyled for 2015
Kia’s supermini has had a restyle for the new year, 2015 has given the Venga a new sporty and more aggressive personality. The range now boasts a new 11 strong line-up with 5 trim grade options to choose from, there’s also been the addition of a high grade 4 (1, 1 Air, 2, 3 and 4) and then there’s 4 highly economical engines to choose from.
All Venga’s have been enhanced with new front and rear bumpers, the main grille takes a twists on the Kia ‘tiger nose,’ new high-gloss black mesh is used surrounded by a chrome outline. The lower air intake has been redesigned to house daytime running lights next to the fog lights which also include high-gloss and chrome in the housing. A new chrome strip links the rear light units too.
Grade 3 and 4 have LED daytime running lights. LED rear light units are added on Grade 4 versions plus chrome handles to the exterior.
Grade 2 and above now sit on new 16 inch alloy wheels with five triple spokes, Grade 2 has two new choices of metallic paint, Planet Blue and Dark Gun Metal.
Inside the entry-grade Venga has been updated with a new black Houndstooth cloth upholstery. Grade 2 continues with black Beat cloth, grade 3 and 4 is fitted with black Bamboo part-leather and part-cloth upholstery. Venga 1 and 2’s centre fascia is renewed with a Grey Metal Grain, Venga 3 is still black high gloss as is the 4.
As a range Venga is now extremely highly specified, Tyre pressure monitoring has been added as standard. Also standard across the range drivers seat height adjustment, adjustable steering wheel, electric front windows, remote central locking, tinted glass, steering wheel mounted audio controls, a front passenger arm rest, body-coloured handles and door mirrors which are electrically adjustable and heated.
Venga 2 adds alloy wheels and iPod cable, Bluetooth handsfree connectivity, rear electric windows, folding door mirrors and reversing sensors.
Grade 3 adds climate control, front fog lights, privacy glass on rear windows and tailgate, cruise control with speed limiter, heated steering wheel and front seats, panoramic sunroof. New to Grade 3 and 4 is automatic light control and a 7-inch touchscreen satellite navigation system with European mapping and a traffic messaging channel. The full colour screen includes a reversing camera. The CD player is no longer included but does include a high-quality 6 speaker audio system with RDS radio, full MP3 compatibility and Aux and USB ports.
Grade 4 has the addition of ‘welcome’ and ‘follow me home’ lighting, plus smart key with engine start/stop button.