The new Kia Ceed has been revealed, alongside full details and specs for the new VW Golf Rival.
Prices and Specs for the all-new Kia Ceed will range across 11 variants across four trims, three engines and two transmissions. Prices for the Ceed will start from £18,295 for the basic CEED ‘2’ and will rise to a whopping £26,850 for a flagship Ceed First Edition model.
The Ceed was revealed at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show and has been designed for and developed in Europe and will rival big-selling cars like the Volkswagen Golf, Ford Focus and Vauxhall Astra; All of which are available to buy now.
Compared to the previous Ceed, this model is wider and longer than before. However, the biggest news from this is that the name has changed from ‘Cee’d’ to ‘Ceed’.
Unlike the new Kia Sportage, there is no entry-level Ceed ‘1’ – With the range starting in ‘2’ trim. Kia claims that much of the basic car’s kit is optional on rival models, with the following coming as standard; cruise control, air-con, all round electric windows and automatic lights. Other kits will include, 16” alloy wheels, front fog lamps, and LED rear lights.
On the inside, all variants will come with leather-trimmed steering wheels and gear-levers, as well as a seven-inch touchscreen, DAB radio, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. As well as this, the safety kit will include; Lane assist, High Beam Assist, Driver Attention Warning, Kill Start Assist, and Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist.
Next up is the Kia Ceed Blue Edition, from £21,095. Available only with the 1.4-litre turbo petrol engine, and will come exclusively with a Blue Flame paint and adds all the kit standard pm ‘2’ versions. As well as this, the Blue Edition variant will get 17” wheels, Privacy glass, rear parking sensors, and LED lights. Along with faux leather trim and an eight-inch touchscreen sat-nav and a seven-speed auto.
The Kia Ceed ‘3’ will come with a similar kit to the Blue Edition, along with extras such as dual-zone climate control and a 4.2” colour cluster display. Prices for this will be revealed at a later date.
At the top of the range, you will find a well-equipped Ceed First Edition, with; Smart Park, Smart Cruise Control, Stop and Go functionality, electric adjustable seats, heated steering wheel, keyless entry, ventilated seats, Blind Spot Collision Warnings, Speed Limit Warnings, and Forward Collision Avoidance Assistance, from £25,750.
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