Kia Ceed Sportswagon 1.6 CRDi 48V ISG 2 NAV 5dr Review

Category: Estate car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP£24,045
Review

The Kia Ceed Sportswagon is competitive in lots of areas but, unlike the best rival estates, it fails to be outstanding anywhere and give us a compelling reason to recommend it over the better-handling Ford Focus, the more practical Skoda Octavia, the fuel-efficient Toyota Corolla or the more refined and comfortable Volkswagen Golf.

Our favourite trim level comes with all of the essentials, including 16in alloy wheels, automatic headlights, a leather trimmed steering wheel and gearknob, air-con, cruise control, all-round electric windows, electrically adjusted and heated door mirrors, plus a reversing camera and 8.0in infotainment touchscreen with smartphone connectivity. It’s definitely worth adding the Advanced Driving Assistance Pack for improved safety features.

The only choice if you want diesel power. It pulls easily and offers more flexible in-gear performance than the 1.0 T-GDi. It’s only really for those who can take advantage of its decent fuel economy over big miles, or those who regularly tow a caravan. Available with a manual or automatic transmission.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH10 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxMANUAL
Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

512

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

119

g/km

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