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KIA Cee’d, a Decent Option in Hatchbacks

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5
May
2017
KIA Ceed

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Latest KIA Cee’d is a good addition in hatchback class

When we talk about hatchback class of vehicles, then there are some specific points and qualities, definitely be in these vehicles. Hatchback class of vehicles is a true family vehicle so they should be durable, economical in use, environment friendly, cheap to buy and with good practicality. If all these qualities are available in a hatchback then we can say it is a complete vehicle for a family use. Hatchback class is overcrowded because all major companies have made hatchbacks for daily use of a family. Along with different competent names like VW Golf, Mazda 3, Ford Focus and Hyundai i30, KIA Cee’d is a good option for a family to choose.

KIA Cee’d hatchback is a practical car with lots of handy equipments and features in it. It is a complete vehicle for five adult occupants. Its design is so good that from its exterior, you can’t judge the interior space that is more than enough for all occupants. Its strong built, efficient engines and good practical storage capacity has made it a good and live option for a family. It is cheap to buy, easy to live with and has good resale value due to its good design and nice looking. SEAT LEON and Hyundai i30 hatchback are its true rivals.

Its interior is of good standard and well organized

KIA has used good material to make its Cee’d up to the latest demands of the clients of the day. Its smart design, strong built and nice quality shows KIA‘s concern with its Cee’d. Its interior is well knitted and well organized, all features and equipments are in well arranged form.

Its dashboard is of good wraparound design. Its controls are also of good and up to standard. Plastic used in its interior is nice and of soft touch. Gear shift is also impressive in looking and good in performance as well.

KIA Cee’d hatchback has very mild engines under its bonnet that suit it well

KIA has used six engines in its Cee’d hatchback. All are good in performance though not very fast and quick in response by pressing the accelerator but quite worthy.

Cee’d hatchback is a well balanced vehicle by KIA with efficient engine range. Its body style, stance and built are equally good and well supportive by its engine lineup. Smooth driving with surprisingly low Co2 emissions along with good practicality. KIA Cee’d hatchback has good repute due to its well refined engines offer nice and smooth ride in town and on motorway.

Diesel engine range is efficient and frugal with good fuel average and low running cost

KIA Cee’d hatchback is a practical car with five-door option along with good practical approach. Its diesel engine range starts with 1.4-Litre CRDi-1 that is capable of 89bhp and 177lb/ft torque. It is a four-cylinder engine and takes 13.0 seconds to get from 0-62m/h along with top speed of 107m/h. Design of CEE’D hatchback has the perfect match with its engine range. This engine offers a very good fuel average with 67m/g along with 109g/km of Co2 emissions. This engine is fitted with six-speed manual gearbox and front-wheel drive system as standard.

Second version in this engine is of 126bhp and 192lb/ft torque. It is considered the best engine in the whole range due to its power and economic fuel consumption. It takes 11.5 seconds to reach from 0-62m/h. top speed of this diesel engine is 122m/h. Fuel average of this engine is exceptional with 76m/g along with just 97g/km of Co2 emissions.

There is another powerful version of this Cee’d 1.6-Litre CRDi diesel engine. This version is capable of 134bhp and 207lb/ft torque. This is the most effective engine in diesel engine range. It takes 9.5 seconds to reach from 0-62m/h along with top speed of 117m/h. It is powerful and economical on the same time. Its fuel average is 78m/g along with 94g/km of Co2 emissions.

Petrol engines range of KIA Cee’d hatchback is also impressive in performance

In Cee’d hatchback, KIA has used a three-cylinder petrol engine. This 1.0-Litre petrol engine is capable of 118bhp and 126lb/ft torque. It is good in performance. It takes 10.7 seconds to reach from0-62m/h along with top speed of 118m/h. due to three-cylinder and twelve-valve, its fuel average is very good. It gives 57m/g of fuel average with 115g/km of Co2 emissions.

In petrol engine lineup, there is a 1.4-Litre unit available with 98bhp and 101lb/ft torque. It is a good engine with efficient performance. It takes 12.4 seconds to get form 0-62m/h along with 113m/h top speed. Fuel average of this petrol engine is not high as we have with diesel engines but reasonable with 48m/g along with 139g/km of Co2 emissions. It is equipped with six-speed manual gearbox and front-wheel drive system as standard.

At the end of this efficient and well performing petrol engine lineup, there is a 1.6-Litre GDi petrol unit with 133bhp and 121lb/ft torque. It takes 9.8 seconds to get form 0-62m/h. Top speed of this petrol engine is 121m/h. fuel average of this petrol engine is 52m/g and Co2 emissions are 124g/km.

Driving experience offered by this small hatchback is nice and smooth with efficient engine range

KIA Cee’d hatchback is a perfect vehicle for a family. It offers smooth and quiet driving experience. It is a worthy city car and well on motorway. Its suspensions are with great flexibility sustain the weight of the vehicle and passengers with great ease and comfort. KIA Cee’d offers rhythmic driving experience with low running cost.

Though its engines are not very big, but perform well. Its steering-wheel offers a good and nice control with precise handling. KIA Cee’d hatchback has a strong reputation among small hatchback vehicles due to its manual gearbox and front-wheel driving assembly that gives power along with smooth control. Its well balanced body offers nice control and grip at top speed.

Safety and reliability of products of KIA are up to international standards

KIA and Hyundai are two Korean brands available in the market. Both are considered reliable and worthy regarding safety and reliability. Both manufacturers give keen attention in this connection. Durability and reliability of the products of these two houses are beyond discussions. KIA has used latest technology in arrangement of safety features and measures in its latest Cee’d hatchback.

It is designed as a family car so it has all equipments, require in a good family car. Airbags as standard along with side curtains have been installed in this hatchback. Adaptive stability control system along with traction control system, anti lock braking system, hill start and descent control system are as standard. It has secured five stars rating from Euro NCAP in crash test. ISOFIX children seats are there in this hatchback.

Basic equipments and features of KIA Cee’d hatchback

KIA Cee’d hatchback is a fully loaded vehicle with some optional features. It is equipped with all necessary equipments such as 3 x 3 point rear seat belts, ABS braking system, air conditioning, alarm systems, audio system with remote control, KIA Cee’d hatchback has body colored plastic bumpers with optional front and rear parking sensors, CD player, electric mirrors, folding rear seats, front electric windows, height adjustable driver seat, PAS, remote locking,

steering-wheel rake adjustments, steering-wheel reach adjustment, 17-inch alloy wheels, central locking, electric sunroof, front fog lights, headlight washers, electronically temperature controlled  seats, lumbar support, sat nav, service indicator. LED daytime running lights, USB port, rear privacy glass, start/stop switch, parking assist system along with reverse camera is optional. KIA Cee’d hatchback is also equipped with electric parking brakes.

Practical design of Cee’d have made it a good option for a family

Hatchback is well known as family cars. Family cars should be well spacious with lots of practical approach in it. KIA has made its hatchback spacious along with good practicality. Its design offers a reasonable space for its occupants and there is a good and well shaped storage boot with good capacity. If we say that its partiality and storage capacity are its key features then this comment is the right analysis of this well built hatchback. Now we have its second generation and it is bigger than the previous model. The latest Cee’d is 55mm longer than the model it replaced. More space means more comfort for its occupants. It has 21mm more leg space at rear for its occupants and 12mm more head space than the previous one.

With lots of practical cubbies and pockets KIA Cee’d hatchback has made its solid ground among others. As far as its boot space is concerned, there is a well load space of 380-litres that can be expanded up to 1318-litres by dropping down rear seats. Kia Cee’d is far ahead in this connection from FORD FOCUS even MAZDA 3 doesn’t compete with it with 28-litres less storage capacity. KIA Cee’d hatchback has 30-litres more storage capacity, by dropping down its rear seat, than VW GOLF. In storage capacity and boot size, only Hyundai i30 is a name that is equal to the storage space of KIA Cee’d. As we discussed above that in storage capacity, there is no parallel of KIA Cee’d.

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