Cars 2021

KIA in the trend. New Cerato 2018-2019

On the creation of this car company KIA 2018-2019 spent 42 months of their best engineers and designers.
And it was time well spent.

New Cerato got rid of the typical previous generation cars chopped angular features, has become more elegant and impressive predecessor – is longer by 30 mm (4560 mm), wider than 5 mm (1780 mm).
The “Korean” has gained such proportions and coupe look even more sporty, pressed to the ground by 15 mm (height – 1445 mm).
The dynamic silhouette of the car underscore the smooth curve of the roof line, short front and rear overhangs and a clear stroke side of the body.
The front part is made in the corporate style of the Korean brand, as it should, with stretching in the “tiger smile” grille.
Volume headlights with a complex layout literally flattened on the front wings of the car.
Incidentally, the “rich” trim optics has LED daytime running lights.
Before there was an additional side mirrors glazing, and, thanks to a beautifully curving vyshtampovki door Cerato profile now looks much more rapidly than before.
Rounding out the shape of the sedan ennobled elongated rear lights, which are now more and have an oval shape.
Dashboard KIA Cerato 2018-2019 is practically all of the digital devices, and a speedometer and the “scoreboard” with the number of turns left in the old arrow.
Between them is a color display, which reflects the basic information about the car.
On the set of steering wheel buttons, responsible for a variety of options, so that your hands off the steering-wheel, without special reasons is not necessary.
The central part of the “torpedo” has changed completely, carefully turning to the driver 9 degrees.
On top there was deepening with monochrome hours and an indicator of the temperature outside.
Just below his place was taken by the audio system, which, depending on the configuration can be a color or monochrome screen, but the climate control finally dual-zone.
Isolating box raised above and finalized its lid to shift selector – now the phone and other small items will be carefully hidden from prying eyes, or dust.
Sun visors have implemented sliding plate, increasing the area of ​​protection from the sun, and the arm is able to move forward.
finishing materials have become noticeably softer, in the interior there are also inserts “under carbon”.
The passengers of the new Cerato left armrest with cupholders and additional air vents placed on the back of the central box.
The luggage compartment is increased to 6 liters and its volume is now – 421 l.
Buyers chose the “senior” trim, the car will get a Supervision instrument panel with color display TFT 4,2 “, a multimedia system with color LCD-screens 4.3 ” rear view camera, heated steering wheel and seats for all four Sedakov .
Under the hood, Cerato – the familiar petrol engines of 1.6 liters and 2.0 liters, which thus become easier to receive boost in power and torque.
The first one develops 130 hp, and the second produces 150 “horses”.
A choice of two variants of the six-speed transmission – “mechanics” and “automatic”.
As a test sample we got a 130-strong unit, so that more of it.
Maximum torque of 157 H / m at 4580 rev / min to disperse the car with a mass of 1295 kg up to a hundred in 10 seconds.
Injectivity and quite perky motor feels perfectly paired with the automatic transmission – a smooth and rapid acceleration will deliver their portion of pleasure, and the presence of overlapping paddle allow you to feel like a real racer.
The suspension remains unchanged, the driver will also appreciate the three-level electric power steering setup: a too soft or tight steering wheel do not worry, because now it is only a matter of choosing between modes Normal, Sport or Comfort.
The main pride of Koreans – the creators of the new Cerato managed to significantly reduce the level of noise in the car, as a result, the sedan has a uniquely low NVH performance in class (noise, vibration, acoustic comfort).
Despite all the manipulation, the car managed to retain its aerodynamic characteristics and modest “appetite” – only 6.5 liters per 100 kilometers in the combined cycle.

Driving this car – it is a pleasure.
New Cerato instantly and accurately responds to each command in any situation, whether it’s a sharp turn, acceleration on the highway or sharp braking.


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