KIA XCeed is completely revealed: the third Ceed with a new design

KIA XCeed is completely revealed: the third Ceed with a new design

June 26, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

The South Korean brand has finally ceased to intrigue and has shown its new crossover. Despite the fact that the model is part of the Ceed’s line, its design is completely different. Under the hood is installed 204-hp turbo engine, and the body is made in the best traditions of the cross-coupe.

KIA press service has released official pictures of the new XCeed crossover. The model will take the step between the Stonic and Sportage. Despite the fact that the company used the new generation Ceed as the basis for the crossover, it can be attributed to a completely independent model. The design, concept and target audience are completely different.

So, the front part, including the bumper, grille and head optics, is new here. The interior is similar to the KIA Ceed hatchback. Dimensions also changed and became slightly larger: the length of the crossover grew by 85 mm (up to 4935 mm), width – by 26 mm (up to 1826 mm), and height – by 43 mm (up to 1490 millimeters). Moreover, the clearance increased immediately by 42 mm and is 184 mm.

 Under the hood will be offered a line of engines corresponding to the current Hatch. The basic version will be installed three-cylinder 1.0-liter turbo 120 horsepower. There will also be available a modification with a 1.4-liter turbo engine for 140 horses, and a 1.6-liter turbo engine for 204 power and 265 Nm of torque. The latter will be available in the GT version. The diesel version will also be available with a 1.6-liter engine capable of developing up to 115 forces (280 N · m) and 136 hp (320 N · m), depending on the modification.

Sales will begin in the second half of the year.

Meanwhile, declassified salon restyled KIA Mohave. With the advent of the Telluride model, many auto experts did not see any prospects for updating the model.