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New Kia cee’d now on sale in the UK

The all-new second generation Kia cee’d goes on sale in the UK on 1 June bringing enhanced quality, refinement and efficiency to the family car market.  Designed, engineered and built in Europe Kia’s replacement for the car that pioneered the seven-year warranty, and changed perceptions of Kia, combines impressive levels of comfort, safety and luxury […]


New Kia cee’d   Body and chassis Five-door, five-seater hatchback, with all-steel unitary construction bodyshell.  Choice of up to five transversely mounted diesel and gasoline engines driving the front wheels via a six-speed manual or automatic transmission – depending on model and market.   Diesel engines   1.4-litre 90 ps Type / capacity           U2, WGT, […]

Safety structure and features target maximum rating

Kia continues to make safety a top priority and the new cee’d features advanced active and passive safety technologies to ensure maximum protection for its occupants and other road users.  Kia is determined to achieve the maximum rating when tested by EuroNCAP with this new model. Available active safety features will include ESP (Electronic Stability […]

More cabin space and Equipment

Less cabin noise, more cabin space Kia’s engineering team was determined to achieve significant improvements over the previous model in terms of cabin refinement and NVH.  Measures adopted include fitting 14 per cent thicker front door window glass, low-drag exterior mirror housings, new vibration-damping engine mounts, hollow drive shafts, stronger bodyshell joints between the sills […]

Smoother ride with improved handling, plus variable power steering

Ride and handling for new cee’d was benchmarked against class-leading competitor vehicles from near-premium brands. Fully-independent, subframe-mounted suspension with MacPherson struts at the front and a multi-link set-up at the rear exploit the newcomer’s wider track to deliver improved handling and road-holding. The hugely increased torsional rigidity of the new cee’d bodyshell (45 per cent […]

Powerful and efficient engines with six-speed transmissions

In developing new cee’d, Kia’s engineers had a strong focus on reducing fuel consumption and emissions without sacrificing engine response or power output.  Updated engines and various small but impactful changes have resulted in an average fuel consumption improvement of 4 per cent across the model range. Depending on individual market preferences, the new cee’d […]

Longer, lower and more streamlined

New cee’d is both longer and lower than its predecessor, giving the five-door hatchback a more sporty profile.  Overall length is increased by 50 mm (to 4,310 mm) and overall height has been reduced by 10 mm (to 1,470 mm) by lowering the ride height.  Despite being based on a completely new platform, new cee’d […]

Sleek styling for sophisticated all-new Kia cee’d

Making its global premiere at the 2012 Geneva International Motor Show is the all-new Kia cee’d.  More sophisticated, more efficient, more refined and with a more engaging driving experience than its predecessor, new cee’d is expected to build on the success of the original model, further establishing Kia as one of the leading automotive brands […]

World premiere for all-new Kia cee’d at Geneva

Making its global premiere at the 2012 Geneva International Motor Show is the all-new Kia cee’d. More sophisticated, more efficient, more refined and with a more engaging driving experience than its predecessor, new cee’d is expected to build on the success of the original model, further establishing Kia as one of the leading automotive brands […]

Kia at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show

The all-new Kia cee’d makes its world premiere today at the 82nd Salon International de l’Auto in Geneva. Joining the Kia cee’d in Switzerland, and on their European debut, are the Kia Track’ster concept car and the Kia Ray EV (electric vehicle). The cars are joined by two innovative in-car infotainment concepts – the IVI […]

All-new Kia cee’d

Kia’s all-European cee’d stunned audiences when it was revealed at the Geneva Motor Show just six years ago and at Geneva this year the all-new version is set to repeat that feat thanks to its elegant lines – heralding an even more successful future for the company’s bed-rock C-segment model. Combining dynamic, sophisticated styling with […]

One million cars from Kia’s Zilina factory

In just over five years since production started Kia Motors Manufacturing Slovakia has built its 1,000,000th car – a white, diesel-engined cee’d SW. Immediately handed over to a Slovakian children’s charity – the Red Nose Clowndoctors – the cee’d is also the 600,000th version of the Zilina factory’s first car. The factory now also produces Sportage and […]

Kia unveils sophisticated new cee’d

Kia unveils the first image of all-new cee’d today ahead of the car’s world debut at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show in March. New Kia cee’d combines styling typically found on a sporty coupé with the space and functionality of a five-door hatch. Upmarket exterior design immediately gets your attention, with details like chrome framed […]

Extensive Kia range offers for Q4

Zero per cent VAT across the cee’d range (excluding VR-7) 7 Year Switch programme available on all cee’d models – saving up to £3,300 £500 Loyalty offers for existing Picanto owners £500 – £2,000 off Soul, Sorento, Sedona and Carens ranges Kia Motors UK Limited has announced a whole range of customer-friendly offers that will […]

Kia Ex Ceed Cabrio Gallery

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Kia Eco Ceed Gallery

Kia Eco Ceed Gallery

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Polishing a diamond The new three-tier line-up will be badged cee’d 1, cee’d 2 and cee’d 3, with the super-efficient 2 EcoDynamics model equating to cee’d 2 but for one or two equipment differences. All three grades continue to deliver the outstanding value for money for which Kia is renowned. Right from the start, cee’d […]

Introducing EcoDynamics

It is no exaggeration to say that the cee’d has transformed the way UK car-buyers think about Kia. More than 17,000 British customers have already been won over by Kia’s European-made, European-designed five-door hatchback with its modern styling, superb quality, outstanding dynamics, low buying and operating costs and unique-in-Europe seven-year, 100,000-mile warranty. Now those qualities […]

Kia Ceed SW

New family face outside; increasingly premium quality inside Introducing EcoDynamics, Kia’s new fuel-saving, CO2-cutting measures Intelligent Stop and Go means just 110g/km CO2 and 67.3mpg economy. Kia is still the only manufacturer in Europe to offer a seven-year, 100,000-mile warranty. New badging structure with improved levels of equipment across the board Suspension revisions improve ride […]


Kia has expanded the engine line up on cee’d and cee’d SW models with the addition of the powerful 2.0 CRDi unit recently introduced on the pro_cee’d Sport. This range topping engine is introduced with a new Sport grade featuring 17-inch alloys, black bezel headlights and rear privacy glass. The Sport models’ interior has part […]

Cee’d Technical Data

Engine Data 1.4L Petrol 1.6L Petrol 1.6L Diesel -Standard Output 1.6L Diesel – High Power Output Engine type 1.4 CVVT 16 Valve 1.6 CVVT 16 Value 1.6 VGT 1.6 VGT Capacity 1396 1591 1582 1582 Max power (kw) 77.2 @ 6200 89.7 @ 6200 66 @ 4000 84.6 @ 4000 Max power (bhp) 104 @ […]

Kia Cee’d Model Specification

Description S GS LS SR 15″ Steel Wheels X – – – 16″ Alloy Wheels (Specfic GS, LS,SR Design) – X X X Full Wheel Covers X – – – Michelin Tyres X X X X Temporary Spare Wheel X X X X Body Coloured Bumpers X X X X Black Door Mirrors X – […]

kia Cee’d Warranty

7 years or 100,000 miles. That’s 2,555 days or 4 times round the earth if you’re a high mileage driver. Either way, our warranty is better than anything else you’ll find from any other manufacturer. It’s no wonder Autocar awarded it the ‘Idea of the Year’ There are plenty of other reasons to choose the […]


Kia Motors has today released the first pictures of new cee’d, revealing a much improved and updated look including the new �family face� of the brand. This mid-life change unusually includes sheet metal changes to the bonnet plus alterations to the bumper, grille and light clusters.  There have been some enhancements to the interior too […]