Kia has actually revealed its new Ceed estate at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show, which will be badged as the Ceed SW when it goes on sale to completion of 2018. It’ll have a raft of the most recent safety technology and a far more appealing design that hides a huge boot. At Geneva, Kia likewise showcased the brand-new Ceed hatchback and updates to the Optima and Rio variety.
2018 Kia Ceed SW Styling
The Ceed SW has actually taken a few styling hints from the stylish looking Stinger, so it’s far sharper to look at than the outbound model. Gone is the somewhat confidential side profile– instead, it’s rakish and smart, with a window line that’s reminiscent of a swoopy shooting brake. If you like the noise of that then Kia is also bringing out a shooting brake, three-door estate based on the Pro Ceed concept, which’ll sacrifice a few of the SW’s practicality for a lot more, er– swoop!
The front of the SW is shared with the 2018 Ceed hatchback, which indicates a far more aggressive stance and a tweaked variation of Kia’s ‘tiger-nose’ grille. The car’s daytime running lights are 4 private ‘ice cubes’, which utilized to be saved for the sportier GT models.
2018 Kia Ceed SW Interior
You’re in for a treat if you’re utilized to the interior of the present Ceed. This new model will have a much posher-feeling interior with luxurious, soft-touch products and some of the most recent technology. A brace of new, large touchscreens are available on all but the entry-level model, Bluetooth is basic and smartphone mirroring can be had throughout the range. It ratings extremely on security tech, too. Kia’s innovative driving help includes a drowsiness sensing unit, lane keep help and automobile emergency braking at city speeds.
2018 Kia Ceed SW Practicality
The long rear window line suggests a big boot, but that’s not the case. It’s massive! At 600 litres, it’s a mere ten litres shy of the spacious Skoda Octavia Estate, and more capacious than many bigger cars too. You’ll get an extra 72 litres over the current model, and an extra 200 litres over the brand-new Ceed hatchback, which itself outperforms a great deal of its options.
The updated SW is around 20cm larger and a bit longer than the car it’ll replace, so shoulder and leg room will be much better. If you require rear headroom, you’ll want this car or the upcoming Ceed SUV– they’ll use more than the hatchback and the shooting brake.
2018 Kia Ceed SW Engines
Three petrol engines and a diesel comprise the engine variety for the new Ceed SW. A 120hp 1.0-litre turbo is signed up with by a 140hp 1.4-litre turbo and a brand-new 1.4-litre non-turbo engine with 100hp. You’ll probably desire the highest-powered model unless you drive mostly in town– or the punchier 1.6-diesel engine with power outputs of 115hp and 136hp. The diesel motor will be the ones to opt for if you’ll be doing great deals of motorway miles.
2018 Kia Ceed SW Price and Release Date
Kia has revealed that the Ceed SW will go on sale in the final couple of months of 2018, simply after the Ceed hatchback. Expect the brand-new model to begin with around ₤ 19,000– a little bit more than the existing car– and top-spec models must cost around ₤ 25,000.
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