Kia Ceed hybrid station wagon and crossover sales beginJanuary 16, 2020
In Europe, began to take orders for rechargeable hybrids Kia Ceed Sportswagon and XCeed.
Hybrid news will be equipped with a power plant from Kia Niro. We are talking about a 1.6-liter gasoline engine with a capacity of 140 hp. and 265 Nm of torque, and even a hybrid component with a return of 60 hp The hybrid unit will function together with a 6-band “robot”.
Rechargeable Kia Ceed Sportswagon and XCeed will also get a 24.7 Ah lithium-ion battery. On electric traction alone, vehicles can cover distances of up to 60 km. The socket for recharging is located on the left front wing of the car.
Externally, the hybrid variations of the Kia Ceed Sportswagon and XCeed differ from the ICE versions by the presence of closed panels in place of the original radiator grille. This was done to reduce drag. At the same time, airflow for cooling the radiator is supplied through the grille in the bumper.
In European countries, hybrid versions of the Kia Ceed Sportswagon and XCeed have a 7-year or 150,000 km warranty, including an electric motor and a battery. New models in the German market will be priced at 33,990 euros. Dealers will receive debut copies closer to April of this year.
In addition, it was previously noted that KIA will provide $ 25 billion for electric cars and autopilots. A new development strategy is planned until 2025, by this time 11 electric vehicles should appear in the KIA line.
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