Venga is the name of the latest Kia premium B-segment contender, which will go on sale in Europe later this year and in the UK early in 2010. Kia Venga will debut at this years Frankfurt Motor Show and it is based on the Kia's ‘No 3' concept shown at Geneva in March.

The Venga model is designed, engineered and manufactured in Europe, the 4,068 mm long Kia Venga features an unusually long wheelbase for its class of 2,615 mm – and a 1600 mm high roofline to maximise cabin space.

Kia fuel-stretching Intelligent Stop and Go technology will be available for every engine in the Vanga's line-up. Venga will be marketed exclusively in Europe where consumers will be offered a choice of two Euro 5 emission standardised 1.4-litre and 1.6-litre petrol and diesel engines, generating between 75 and 115 hp.

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The Venga will be equipped with a sliding 60/40 split rear seat that also folds flat into the floor to create a spacious cargo bay and, a twin-level boot floor and depending on model a tilt-and-slide all-glass panoramic roof.

The Kia Venga will make its world premiere during the Frankfurt International Motor Show at 13.00 hrs (CET) on Tuesday 15 September.