Kia XCeed 1.6 GDi PHEV 3 5dr DCT Review

Category: Family car

Section: Version review

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RRP£31,950
Fuel type:
hybrid
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors

The Kia XCeed tries to combine hatchback and SUV qualities, but doesn't quite pull it off, and the regular Ceed is ultimately a better buy. The rival Seat Leon is roomier and better to drive, while the Skoda Karoq and other SUVs are available for similar money while bringing real practicality advantages.

The 3 trim gets you 18in alloys, keyless entry and go, and additional luxuries such as power lumbar adjustment, dual-zone climate control, and heated front seats and steering wheel.

The plug-in hybrid is the company car choice, with brisk enough performance and an all-electric mode that has enough oomph to keep up with traffic. The electric range of 36.6 miles in the city is useful, but rivals can go further.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPHundefined seconds
Fuel TypePetrol/Plug-In Elec Hybrid
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

N/A

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

32

g/km