Compact crossover KIA XCeed was the best available machine 2019 in Germany according to the version of the local Agency Auto Bild. Korean new model won in the category “Best car up to 35 000 euros” avtopremium the prestigious “Golden steering wheel”.
It is interesting that in Germany, cars that cost up to 35,000 euros, relate to the budget segment.
The world debut of the KIA cross XCeed, based on the Ceed hatchback, the third generation, took place last summer. The novelty is positioned as a model that combines the practicality of a crossover and the handling of the hatchback that came out in 85 mm shorter than the European bestseller KIA Sportage – the most popular models of the Korean brand in Europe.
The engine range KIA XCeed shared with the Ceed hatchback, which is offered in Europe with three petrol and two diesel engines. Among the first 1.0-litre “of turbotron” 120 HP, 1.4-liter “turboservice” capacity of 140 HP and turbocharged 1.6-liter from the Ceed GT and ProCeed GT that develops 204 HP and 265 Nm of torque. In the diesel range includes 1.6-liter engine returns 115 HP (280 Nm) and 136 HP (320 Nm). As the transmission uses 6-speed manual transmission or 7-band “robot” with two clutches. The drive is offered exclusively front.
New CD-cross has already appeared on sale at a cost of 21.5 thousand euros.
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