The network has all-new spy photos KIA Cerato, which the company intends to submit for KIA Auto Show in Los Angeles. The idea creators, the new product should be heated competition in the segment, “sliding the» Honda Civic and Toyota Corolla.
Despite the fact that the new Cerato was lower, longer and wider than its predecessor, its appearance is easy to discern family resemblances KIA, by Peter Schreier – for example, a massive and aggressive grille, dubbed “smiling tiger” – which twin the new product models with Cee’d and Quoris. In general, we can say that the machine began to look even more rapidly, and sports.
Cerato is equipped with a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine producing 148 horsepower. The choice will be offered a 6-speed manual transmission or six-speed automatic transmission also. Fuel consumption, according to the manufacturer, will be 8.7 liters per 100 kilometers city and 6.5 liters on the highway – fuel-system with Stop / Start will be included in the list of standard equipment. In the European market will also be presented with a modified 1.6-liter turbodiesel capacity of 126 horsepower. New versions will be available in sedan, coupe and hatchback – but, “you reach” a new coupe to Russia – is still unknown. In the showrooms of authorized dealers KIA Cerato must be received in the second half of next year.
The price of the new Cerato is not defined yet, ‘Much will depend on market conditions before the start of official sales. ” Note that the present generation of sedan KIA Cerato can be purchased at least 639,900 rubles – for the simple equipment with an engine of 1.6 and a manual transmission. The two-liter machine is worth 819,000, and the Cerato in coupe will cost 900,000 rubles.