Kia Ceed 1.0T GDi ISG GT-Line 5dr Review

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Review

The Ceed is competitive in lots of areas and a perfectly decent car. However, unlike its best rivals, it fails to be outstanding in any area. Long warranty aside, there's little compelling reason to recommend it over the better-handling Ford Focus, the more practical Skoda Octavia, or the more refined and comfortable VW Golf. The 1.0-litre petrol in entry-level '2' trim is the sweet spot of the Ceed line-up.

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Trim: GT-Line

Engine: 1.0T GDi ISG

We suspect most buyers will find the entry-level 1.0-litre turbo petrol engine is brisk enough for their needs. Although it needs working fairly hard to gain speed, it’s fine as long as you aren't in a rush. It's also significantly cheaper than the more powerful 1.4 turbo.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH10.7 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxMANUAL
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

51.4

Urban: 43.5Motorway: 57.6
Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

395

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

125

g/km