After having its global launching held at the Geneva Saloon, the second generation Cee’d is now getting ready to be displayed at the UK showrooms. In the first of June, the Cee’d that comes in the form of five- door model will have arrived in the UK with the OTR price starting from £14,395 to £23,795.
The company has completed the new Cee’d with ample of equipment, including standard heated door mirrors, air conditioning, steering wheel-mounted controls, front electric windows, daytime running lights, cooled glovebox, flat-folding 60:40 split rear seat, iPod-compatible audio system with radio and CD player, USB port and Bluetooth connectivity, ESP and VSM, HAC (Hill-start Assist Control), six airbags and speed-sensitive auto door locking.
The five- door model that is offered in four trim levels such as ‘1’, ‘2’, ‘3’, ‘4’ and ‘4 Tech’ is available with a choice of four engines, including a 1.4 liter petrol that is able to produce 98 hp, a 1.6 liter petrol that is good for 133 hp, a 1.4 liter turbo diesel churning out 89 hoses and a 1.6 liter turbo diesel delivering output of 126 ponies.
A six- speed manual gearbox is offered as standard in all units, while a new dual- clutch automated transmission built in house by Kia is available exclusively as optional for the 1.6 liter petrol engine.
The second trim level is completed with some extras, including 16-inch alloy wheels, cornering lights, LED daytime running lights and rear combination lamps, electrically folding and heated door mirrors, leather trim on the steering wheel, gearshifter and handbrake, and all-round electric windows and cruise control.
The next trim grade brings the all of the standard equipment added with automatic headlights, rain-sensing front wipers, a height-adjustable front passenger’s seat, electric lumbar support on both front seats, dual-zone automatic air conditioning and a seven-inch touch screen satellite navigation with a built-in color reversing camera system.
The higher trim level adds 17-inch alloys, exterior illumination on the front door handles, black leather front seats with contrasting grey inserts and three-stage heating, a heated steering wheel, electronic parking brake, a stop/start button, rear air ventilation system, and a TFT LCD multi-function high-definition color display.
On the highest trim level, the ‘4 Tech’ you will get brings a panoramic sunroof, 10-way power-adjustable driver’s seat with memory, Parallel Parking Assist System, Lane Departure Warning System and Xenon front lights.