2019 Kia Proceed verdict

The Kia Proceed is a svelte shooting brake which sits halfway between the regula...

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Matt Prior
13 September 2017

We’ll have to wait until closer to the Proceed’s March on-sale date for prices and to say precisely how good it is, given there’s still tweaking to do. But that it’s based on the same architecture as other Ceeds, is built on the same production line and even has the same wheelbase, it’s not difficult to get a pretty good impression. And the impression is that the Proceed is yet another car from Kia that will give the best cars in the class a hard time.

On this showing, the Proceed offers more than just more doors.

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Price £28,000 (est) Engine 4cyl, 1591cc, petrol turbo Power 201bhp at 6000rpm Torque 195lbft at 1500-4500rpm Gearbox seven-speed automatic 0-62mph 7.5 sec (est) Top speed 140mph (est) Official economy 40mpg (est) CO2, tax band 170g/km (est)