2018-2019 Kia Ceed new – getting closer to the premium segment

The second generation 2018-2019 Kia Ceed has been presented in the framework of the Geneva Motor Show , together with soplatformennika new Hyundai i30 wagon . Before journalists and visitors to the motor show appeared in the 2018-2019 Kia Ceed new five-door hatchback and the new 2018-2019 Kia Ceed_SW wagon .


KIA Sid hatchback

On the next page: Technical specifications, equipment and prices for the 2018-2019 Kia Sid Russia
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This review focuses on the hatchback 2018-2019 Kia Ceed new, more popular in the Russian and Ukrainian markets. Universal KIA Seed SW sells well in Europe.

KIA Sid wagon

New 2018-2019 Kia Sid the model year, the assurance of the representatives of the Korean manufacturer 2018-2019 Kia has become more spectacular, high-quality, comfortable, and claims to be the leading position in the European class “C”. Is this true, time will tell, but for sure we can say the success of the previous generation 2018-2019 Kia Ceed, sold more than 430,000 copies in the period from 2007 to .

The body design, size and ground clearance

New 2018-2019 Kia Sid slightly older, 50 mm in length (up to 4310 mm), but was lower than 10 mm (1470 mm) or less in width by 10 mm (1780 mm), the sizes base novelty 2650 mm, 2018-2019 Kia Ceed clearance new -150 mm.
Hatchback KIA Sid sample is the previous generation of the same size wheelbase, but is built on a completely new platform. The front part of the car – with narrowed headlamps, which call on the front fenders. Strips of LEDs are located on the bottom edge of the headlight.


The front bumper is integrally formed with the false radiator grille elaborate configuration and narrow the lower air intake with original foglights located on metallic inserts. The sloped hood with smooth waves harmoniously flows into the rounded front wings. The bumper with aerodynamic elements, smooth facial lines, heavily littered back A pillars KIA Sid provide a low drag coefficient Cx 0,30 (by the way, the rate is not a record, in a direct competitor to Ford Focus 3 Hatchback – all Cx 0,27) .
In profile, the new Sid – an international product, and it can be easily mistaken for a novelty Peugeot or Opel. Rounded, smooth lines, almost flat roof, the most striking element of the sidewall 2018-2019 Kia Ceed new – deep vyshtampovka near the door.

Survey shows the back of the highly placed ceiling side lights, a powerful bumper, sporting a small glass on the tailgate (à la coupe).

On the ground new hatchback 2018-2019 Kia Sid based tires on disks 17-18 range. Car designers have turned bright only at first glance, but on closer examination – deflating, it lacks the sporty and excitement, such as the new 2018-2019 Kia Optima.

Interior – ergonomics and quality finish

Salon 2018-2019 Kia Ceed new change for the better. The new front dashboard massive form of soft textured plastic architecture dashboard and center console puts the driver in the priority zone.

The new multi-function steering wheel with lots of buttons and adjustable in two planes, pleasure lies in your hands. In the center console there was a color touch screen (not in the basic version), remote climate control is located at the bottom of the console. Beautiful informative devices in three separate wells in the central – board computer and a speedometer with large digits. Front seats with lateral support characteristic perfectly profiled, packing in a tough measure. In the front row interior has a space, in comparison to the previous generation 2018-2019 Kia Ceed, improved sound insulation and ergonomics at a high level (taken all reasonable and within reach).

The passengers of the second row seats went to a small increase in width – only 5 mm. The rear seats fold down to form a flat pad. In the stowed state of the trunk in the Cid increased by 40 liters and is 380 liters when the second row seats folded – 1340 liters of useful volume.

The quality of used materials at a high level and the cabin assembly level – 2018-2019 Kia Ceed new marks in the premium class. From the comfort functions and electronic assistants in the new product will be available: dual-zone climate control, power driver’s seat with memory and heated, the TFT-display, panoramic sunroof, AUX and USB connectors, LED lamps and xenon headlights with the function of turning, Parallel Park Assist System (PPAS) – assistant parallel parking, trim dark or light to choose from, and of course in expensive leather trim.

Specifications KIA Sid

On the new hatchback, depending on the commodity market, will be installed petrol and diesel engines (90-135 hp). To help them provide mechanical and automatic transmissions on the 6 steps. For the most powerful 1,6 GDI (135 hp) will be available 6-speed manual gearbox DCT (Dual Clutch Transmission) with two clutches.
Consider all the possible variations on a theme 2018-2019 Kia Ceed new.

  • The petrol engine can be one of: 1,4 MPI (100 hp), 1,6 MPI (130 hp) or 1,6 Gamma GDI (135 hp).
  • Diesel 2018-2019 Kia Sid : 1,4 WGT (90 hp) and 1,6 VGT (110 hp or 128 hp).

New 2018-2019 Kia Sid boasts of having masses of electronic assistants who are responsible for safety and economy. The system start-stop, ABC with ESP (stability control), BAS (brake assist), HAC (System Accelerates up the hill), VSM (Vehicle Stability Management) and ESS (Emergency Stop switch signal).
Suspension: Independent, MacPherson strut front classic, multi-link rear. The steering of the new 2018-2019 Kia Sid Electric Power (2.85 turns). On the road, advanced trim set booster Flex Street, allowing to make a choice in setting efforts and feedback on the steering wheel (normal, comfortable, sports).
About the running characteristics of the new 2018-2019 Kia Ceed. Driving comfort and handling at the news better than the previous version. And according to information from the engineers and test new 2018-2019 Kia hatchback Sid is on par with the premium brands (meaning Germans and Japanese).