In South Korea went on sale 2018-2019 Kia Cerato third-generation model year (September ). At the local Korean market 2018-2019 Kia cerate new sedan will be sold with the modest name of 2018-2019 Kia K3. The official world premiere of the new items will be held as part of the Los Angeles Motor Show , scheduled for November.
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In North America, traditionally the car for the local market will bear the name 2018-2019 Kia Forte. So that the hero of this review – a global model with three different names, represents 2018-2019 Kia to rival high class C.
Design and parameters of body
The body design of the new sedan 2018-2019 Kia Surat in settled in the corporate style of the model range of the Korean company. The front part of the car is decorated with large almond-shaped headlamps with “eyebrows” LED daytime running lights, false radiator grille – “tiger nose” bumper streamlined with the original air intake slit and stylish dedicated segments for placing rectangles fog lamps.
The photo 2018-2019 Kia cerate 3 shows how the hood with a U-shaped vyshtampovki, upper rays leaving to the front roof pillars, on each side forms a smooth transition to organically increased fenders with wheel arches.
When looking at the car side, we note the dome roof, large door openings, quickly ascending line of window sills and stylish, broken rib on the sidewall, a rearview mirror with LED turn signal.
The back of a sedan with a big bumper, huge “chandeliers” marker lamps with LED optics, the luggage compartment lid with high vertical surface.
In general, the new sedan 2018-2019 Kia cerate year looks fresh and designers led by Peter Schreyer has once again managed to “draw” a beautiful and original sedan. Forgot to say about the traditionally increased by changing the size of generations.
Compared to its predecessor, 2018-2019 Kia Cerato 2nd generation third generation model added to the length of 30 mm and widened by 5 mm, reducing the height by 25 mm and got a large 50 mm wheelbase.
As a result, the external dimensions of 2018-2019 Kia Surat 3 are as follows:
- Length – 4560mm, width – 1780 mm, height – 1,435 mm, base – 2700 mm
- Minimum ground clearance (clearance) – 150 mm
- For new items are provided tires with disks of different sizes of wheel and tire:. Basic equipment upgraded Cerato will be shod with 195/65 R 15 versions next level 205/55 R 16, well and top assembly flaunt tires 225/45 R 17 at the stylish alloy disks.
Filling and assembly quality interior
Inside the five members of the crew is lots of space, high quality materials and rich filling of comfort features and entertainment. Heated front seats with heated convenient and comfortable, with a bright lateral support hips and back. Multifunction steering wheel with telescopic adjustment, informative dashboard to stay in the center of the on-board computer screen. Front panel with soft contours and a stylish center console.
Already in the initial version of the head unit with voice control (CD MP3 Bluetooth AUX USB), and air conditioning. As an option for the more expensive configuration features a color touch 4,3 or 7-inch screen (navigation, rearview camera) assistant parallel parking, climate control, cruise control, power driver’s seat, heated and ventilated front and rear seats , leather upholstery, and other useful features.
In the second row can comfortably accommodate two passengers, a third sitting in the center of the floor space devoted to convex, and a high floor tunnel is not conducive to comfort. Legroom and head over to the reserve, there are deflectors air conditioning and heating in the rear. The materials used for the finishes – high-quality, textured plastics and leather.
Under the hood of the sedan 2018-2019 Kia Surat 3 set is only one petrol engine specifications: 1.6-liter GDI Power 140 “horses”. Gearbox mechanic gearshift 6, as an alternative to automatic 6 automatic transmission with paddle “petals” gear selection. The manufacturer claims the fuel consumption for mixed mode (the city – highway) at the level of 7-7,2 liters.
The Russian version of the new Cerato sedan will be equipped with 1.6 in (130 hp) and 2.0 liter (161 hp) petrol engines. In place of the electric power steering is used with Flex Steer system (three modes of Comfort, Normal and Sport) the driver can choose the best for their needs. Suspension Front MacPherson struts on the classic, behind the bar. Features Running biased towards handling.
What is the cost and the start of sales
In South Korea, depending on the configuration of the 2018-2019 Kia K3 asked 1 3450 000 won to 000 won 1, 9390, which translated into the Russian currency is from 377 000 to 544 000 rubles. The Russians can only dream about such a cost, in our showrooms price of the current generation of Surat starts at 649,900 rubles. According to preliminary information to buy a new 2018-2019 Kia Cerato 3 in Russia will be in the summer of .