Many visitors to the motor show took the news with interest.
Geneva motor show has become the place to debut a scattering of new products from the brand Kia. In addition to dynamic Rio in a special version of the GT-Line, fans of the Korean automaker have met with the new generation Kia Ceed presented in the body “hatchback” and “universal.”
New Kia Ceed
Kia Ceed, which was one of the first Kia models, developed in Europe specifically for European consumers, appeared before the representatives of the media and potential buyers in the form of a radically updated third-generation model. Line left Ceed three-door hatchback, and a five-door version and a station wagon began to look much more dynamic.
In an effort to create a car that has bright exterior, gambling, handling and practicality, Kia’s designers gave the new Ceed “appearance” in the style of the Stinger and ultimately the newest of the new-generation Cerato sedan. Overall, the car became lower and wider with unchanged wheelbase equal to 2 650 mm. car Lovers “hot” will be able to purchase a new Ceed in an even more emotional version of the GT-Line is equipped with a four-section led fog lights Ice Qube
As for the interior, the ergonomics and quality finishing materials have reached a new level, significantly expanded the list of equipment available for installation on the new model.
By increasing the size of Kia Ceed and optimization of interior space, car-like in the body “hatchback” and “universal”, was roomy. The Luggage compartment of the hatch brought up to 395 liters, while universal gives you 600 liters of Luggage.
Hatchback received a new fully independent suspension with different settings of shock absorbers and springs. The wheel became “sharper”. To replace atmospheric engine 1.6 came a new turbo 1.4 T-GDi with 140 HP stock and 120-horsepower 1.0-liter T-GDi. Practical people have addressed atmospheric petrol engine with a displacement of 1.4 liters and power 100 HP Fans of diesel engines is addressed to a new 1.6-liter turbo. It will be available in two versions with a capacity of 115 and 136 HP, while torque is 280 Nm.
For all engines will be available 6-speed manual transmission. New petrol and diesel turbo engines still aggregated with a 7-speed robotic gearbox DCT with dual clutch.
Buyers Kia Ceed new generation will offer a package of ECO with active louvers of the grille, which, depending on the temperature regime of the engine is opened, improving the cooling, or close to improve aerodynamics. Cars with ECO package will also receive a lowered suspension, aerodynamic panels on the underside, as well as Michelin tires with reduced rolling resistance.
Kia Rio GT-Line
The range of Kia models with “spicy” joined hatback Rio GT-Line. The car was updated grille, finished in black gloss and chrome, 17-inch alloy wheels series GT-Line, led fog light Ice Cube, nozzle dual chrome muffler, updated rear bumper and spoiler of the fifth door, painted gloss black paint.
The interior has a totally new “sports” D-shaped steering wheel with perforated leather, decorative elements “carbon”, black leather seats with contrasting gray stitching.
The pleasure from day trips provides liter 3-cylinder turbocharged engine, which produces 120 PS and 172 Nm of torque. In combined driving mode the motor consumes about 4.7 l / 100 km (according to Kia Motors Corporation). It is aggregated with 6-speed manual transmission.
Later, the pack GT-Line will be available to customers Kia Rio with atmospheric engines volume of 1.2 and 1.4 liters and modifications, equipped with robotic gearbox with two clutches.