Restyling Kia Cerato 2018-2019 – the start of sales


In the review Kia Cerato 2018-2019 year – photos and videos, the price and specifications, technical characteristics of the restyled version of the sedan Kia Cerato 2017 model year. Restyled sedan Kia Serato reached Russia and took the conveyor of the Avtotor plant in Kaliningrad. Sales of the updated Kia Cerato on the Russian market will start in December 2016 at a price of 960 thousand rubles, which is comparable to the cost of a pre-styling version of the Korean four-door sedan model .

Just want to note that the restyling is, to say the least, a minor character. But the new Kia Tserato 2017 acquired a more modern appearance, a modernized interior and a mass of new equipment.

It is interesting that the updated Cerato will be the first model of Kia in Russia equipped with an ERA-GLONASS emergency notification system (mandatory, by the way, a condition for the certification of cars sold on the Russian market since 2017).

The updated exterior design of the body of Kia Cerato is in full accordance with the family style of the Korean manufacturer and makes a compact compact sedan of the European C-class with older models Kia Optima and Kia Quoris .



So, in the presence of a modified form of the “Tiger nose” falshradiator grille, modified bumpers (front with vertical slots of air ducts providing optimal airflow for cooling brake disks) and a new design of headlights and tail light. Front optics as an option will receive adaptive xenon headlamps with LED daytime running lights, parking lights by default with stylish three-dimensional LED graphics.


Also for the restyling sedan are offered 16-17 inch alloy wheels with new patterns.

  • The exterior dimensions of the body of the Kia Cerato 2018-2019 are 4560 mm in length, 1789 mm in width, 1445 mm in height, with 2700 mm of wheelbase and 150 mm of ground clearance.

The salon of the updated Korean sedan will please the buyers with better materials of finishing with pleasant texture, additional chrome frames emphasizing the ventilation deflectors, multimedia system and the climate control unit, an updated instrument panel and a multifunctional steering wheel with a more convenient arrangement of buttons, stylish design of the central tunnel with a solid selector “machine” and a new button that activates hitherto not available for model Drive Mode Select system (possibly awn change the characteristics of the motor operation, automatic transmission and power steering). The electric booster is now placed on the shaft, and not on the rail, as in the pre-reform machines.

In the basic version of the updated Kia Tserato 6 airbags, heated steering wheel, windshield in the parking area of ​​wipers and front seats, front and rear parking sensors, air conditioning, audio system with 4 speakers (radio, CD, MP3, AUX, USB, iPod, Bluetooth ), Cruise control.

Of the new options, attention is drawn to the intelligent opening of the luggage compartment latch lock and the monitoring system for the blind areas of the rear-view mirrors.

Technical characteristics of Kia Cerato 2018-2019.
In the technique of restyled sedan Kia Serato, no changes or innovations have been revealed. For Russian car enthusiasts, the sedan is still available with two petrol four-cylinder engines working in conjunction with 6 manual transmissions and 6 automatic transmissions.
1.6 MPI (130 hp 157 Nm) and 2.0 MPI (150 hp 194 Nm).