Kia XCeed: some Ceed, a little bit of time to TRANSLATE

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It comes as a plug-in hybrid

The 27th of June, 2019 at the latest

Bob Kroese

Kia proudly presents the fourth generation of the Ceed program, and the XCeed. This cross-over is the best solution for people who are not able to choose between Ceed and Sportage.

Kia completes its product range with yet another cross-over. The XCeed is used, as the name suggests, is the use of the Ceed, but has a different design. Also, the sizes are different, and greater and greater. The XCeed is 8.5 inches longer than the Ceed hatchback, which is 2.6 inches wider and 5 inches for more ground clearance. The wheel base is the same, which means that the leg room in the back that is going to be. It is, however, the cargo area is larger, the 31st of a liter, to be exact. The cross-over guy is 426 litres of luggage. And to be sure to compared with the Sportage, the XCeed is 9 inches shorter and 15 cm lower.

The instrument panel and other interior parts sharing with the XCeed but with the Ceed-siblings, but there are a number of important changes. The Xceed’s use of the latest infotaimentsysteem from Kia, Uvo Connectivity. It has to be the most detailed version of a display of 10.25 inches, and the support of smartphone link, Android Auto and Apple’s CarPlay. Another new feature is the split screen that allows two different positions on the display screen to be displayed. In addition, the XCeed has a fully digital instrumentation, which is also a new feature compared with the other Ceed models.

Since the XCeed is higher on its wheels, including the Centre of the suspension, and the damping adjusted accordingly. The cross-over is a bit more focused on comfort, with soft springs and shock absorbers with a hydraulic stop. Also, the controller has been optimized for use with the XCeed. The motoraanbod consists of three turbobenzinemotoren, 1.2, 1.4 and 1.6 T-GDI with 120, 140 and 204 hp. In the beginning of the year add Was a diesel engine with mild-hybrid technology, and plug-in hybrid with a petrol engine to the range.

The production of XCeed will start in August, and the first deliveries will be in the next few months instead. The prices have not been announced yet.