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View Poll Results: Kia Picanto
Sub Zero 1 6.25%
Cool 4 25.00%
Uncool 7 43.75%
Seriously Uncool 4 25.00%
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Kia's redesigned city car. Is it cool?
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Only cool if you are 18 years old and just been given it as a present, tied up with a big ribbon.

Otherwise, not cool.
 
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It isn't meant to be cool. It's meant as a reasonably economical reliable car that doesn't cost a fortune for people who would rather spend their money on other things and aren't the slightest bit interested in impressing the track-bottoms-tucked-in-socks brigade at the loacal Maccy Dee's drive-thru.

It's not cool, it's not uncool. It's just a tool to do a job like a kettle or a microwave.
 
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It isn't meant to be cool. It's meant as a reasonably economical reliable car that doesn't cost a fortune for people who would rather spend their money on other things and aren't the slightest bit interested in impressing the track-bottoms-tucked-in-socks brigade at the loacal Maccy Dee's drive-thru.

It's not cool, it's not uncool. It's just a tool to do a job like a kettle or a microwave.
In short, an appliance.
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It is a KIA - therefore seriously uncool
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It is a KIA - therefore seriously uncool




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uncool, i hired one in greece (may have been older model) and i hated every second. In my language picant - means like a little boy who ****es himself he's that much of wimp.

Glad we don't get this here.
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Uncool. It just is what it is and is a cheap small car.

Some small cars can be cool, notably French and Italian, and especially older ones. This doesn't make the cut.
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Uncool for me.



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Uncool but not obviously bad in any way.
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