You Can Order The Brand New Kia XCeed Crossover In Britain From £20,795

Order books for the fourth member of the Ceed family, the XCeed, have opened in the United Kingdom.

The range starts with the 2, priced at £20,795 ($26,157/€23,179), which gets standard equipment that counts 16-inch alloy wheels, LED headlights, front fog lamps, LED taillights, 8-inch infotainment system with smartphone integration, reversing camera, keyless entry and air conditioning.

Drivers are assisted by the Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist, Lane Keeping Assist and cruise control, with the pedestrian detection an option that’s part of the Advanced Driving Assistance Pack.

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For the 3, the Korean car brand is asking £23,295 ($29,302/€25,965). The mid-spec adds 18-inch alloy wheels, privacy glass, electrically folding side mirrors with heating function, 10.25-inch infotainment system, part leather upholstery on the seats, heated front seats and steering wheel, dual-zone climate control, electric parking brake and smart entry and push-button start. There’s also a sliding storage box in the center console, and cars fitted with the manual gearbox benefit from a pedestrian detection system which is an option on DCT versions.

Upgrade to the £28,095 ($35,340/€31,315) First Edition and the XCeed will add even more gear. A dark chrome mesh grille with satin chrome frame, black gloss side mirror caps, cloth and part leather upholstery with yellow detailing, electrically operated driver’s seat, 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, JBL premium sound system, wireless phone charger, aluminum pedals and a 40:20:40 split folding rear seats are standard.

The top XCeed grade features Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist with pedestrian detection and Smart Cruise Control on cars fitted with an automatic transmission, Blind Spot Collision Warning, Intelligent Speed Limit warning and Tire Pressure Monitoring System.

The engine family consists of 120 PS (118 hp / 88 kW) 1.0-liter petrol unit in the 2 and 3 grades, a 115 PS (113 hp / 85 kW) and a 136 PS (134 hp / 100 kW) 1.6-liter diesel in the 2 and 3, respectively, and 1.4-liter petrol that produces 140 PS (138 hp / 103 kW) that’s available in the 3 and the First Edition. The entry-level model is available solely with a six-speed manual transmission, whereas the other two, depending on the engine, can be had with a 7-speed DCT, too.

The first units of the XCeed will arrive in Kia’s UK showrooms in September.

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  • Some ol’ bloke

    That design doesn’t really xc’eed my expectations…

    • Bash

      You just wanted to use the word in any sentence.

      • Some ol’ bloke

        Yes, but also I thought the xceed was going to be looking a bit better – not too fussed for this.

        By the way that was an xcee’dingly good choice comment

        • Bash

          Now this comment is better lol

    • Loquacious Borborygmus

      I cee what you did there.

      • Some ol’ bloke

        You Cee’m to know what I’m on about.

        • Loquacious Borborygmus

          Did I succeed?

          • Some ol’ bloke

            Yes, But that is bec’eed the point…

          • Loquacious Borborygmus

            That was deceedly average.

          • Some ol’ bloke

            Everyone else in the comments section thinks we are so c’eed now…..
            But we have sewn the c’eed….

          • Loquacious Borborygmus

            I’ll ceed you that point.

          • Some ol’ bloke

            cee’d you…. 🙂

  • Aqua Boogie

    I like it. I trust it. More than any other European brand.

  • no25

    Looks good from the outside, but Kia’s new interior design looks odd with the screen squished between the air vents like that.

  • Porkopolis

    Now that’s my kind of YELLOW!

    I’ll take it in grey, please.

  • carlbolt

    It’s overpriCeed!

  • carlbolt

    How does this XCeed compare to the Xtrek? I mean the Subie CrossTrek, they look similar in size and shape.

  • Andrew Hughes

    This is a really quick photoshop job but it would make a nice A3 Sedan rivalling model.

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