2019 Kia XCeed 1.0 T-GDI verdict

We test the tough-looking Kia XCeed fitted with the entry-level 1.0-litre petrol. Is it the one to have?...

2019 kia xceed silver driving rear

If you’re sold on the looks, this 1.0-litre version of the Xceed is the one to choose – particularly in entry-level ‘2’ spec – because it combines sprightly performance with good standard equipment and a sensible price.

True, the Ford Focus Active is a slightly better car, but that’s more expensive.

It’s worth noting, though, that the regular Ceed offers better value, while family SUVs such as the Skoda Karoq are more practical.

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What Car? says

Rated 3 out of 5


Kia XCeed 1.0 T-GDI ‘2’ specification

Price £21,045 Engine 3cyl, 998cc, turbo, petrol Power 118bhp @ 6000rpm Torque 127lb ft @1500-4000rpm Gearbox 6-spd manual 0-62mph 10.9sec Top speed 115mph Fuel economy 45.6mpg (WLTP combined) CO2, tax band 124g/km, 28% (WLTP)

Rivals Ford Focus Active, Skoda Karoq


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