Kia has revealed its brand-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 security 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 range.
2018 Kia Ceed SW Styling
The Ceed SW has taken a couple of styling cues from the stylish looking Stinger, so it’s far sharper to take a look at than the outbound model. Gone is the slightly anonymous 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 likewise bringing out a shooting brake, three-door estate based upon the Pro Ceed principle, which’ll sacrifice a few of the SW’s usefulness for even more, er– swoop!
The front of the SW is shared with the 2018 Ceed hatchback, which implies an even more aggressive stance and a fine-tuned version of Kia’s ‘tiger-nose’ grille. The car’s daytime running lights are four individual ‘ice’, 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 brand-new model will have a much posher-feeling interior with plush, soft-touch materials and a few of the most recent technology. A brace of new, large touchscreens are readily available on all but the entry-level model, Bluetooth is basic and smart device mirroring can be had throughout the variety. It ratings highly on safety tech, too. Kia’s sophisticated driving help consists of a sleepiness sensor, lane keep help and vehicle emergency situation braking at city speeds.
2018 Kia Ceed SW Practicality
The long back window line recommends a big boot, however that’s not the case. It’s enormous! At 600 litres, it’s a mere 10 litres shy of the cavernous Skoda Octavia Estate, and more capacious than lots of bigger cars too. You’ll get an extra 72 litres over the current model, and an additional 200 litres over the brand-new Ceed hatchback, which itself surpasses a lot of its options.
The updated SW is around 20cm wider and a bit longer than the car it’ll replace, so shoulder and leg room will be far better. If you need rear headroom, you’ll desire this car or the upcoming Ceed SUV– they’ll offer more than the hatchback and the shooting brake.
2018 Kia Ceed SW Engines
Three petrol engines and a diesel comprise the engine range for the new Ceed SW. A 120hp 1.0-litre turbo is joined by a 140hp 1.4-litre turbo and a new 1.4-litre non-turbo engine with 100hp. You’ll most likely want the highest-powered model unless you drive mostly in the area– or the punchier 1.6-diesel engine with power outputs of 115hp and 136hp. The diesel motor will be the ones to choose if you’ll be doing lots of motorway miles.
2018 Kia Ceed SW Price and Release Date
Kia has actually revealed that the Ceed SW will go on sale in the last few months of 2018, just after the Ceed hatchback. Anticipate the brand-new model to begin with around ₤ 19,000– a tad more than the existing car– and top-spec models should cost around ₤ 25,000.