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.get the best price
Trim: 2 NAV
Engine: 1.6 CRDi ISG
We haven't yet tried this engine in the Kia Ceed.
0-62 MPH10.6 seconds
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure
Urban: 64.2Motorway: 78.5
Boot CapacityHow much space is there?
EmissionsOfficial emissions rating