The sharply styled pro_cee’d is an affordable and well-equipped vehicle from Kia that comes with a range of cost-effective engine options. This sporty hatchback is available in two trim levels, ‘2’ and GT-Line.
The pro_cee’d is a car designed to impress. With its assertive stance, 16-inch alloy wheels, graphite chrome-trimmed high-gloss black mesh grille and smart rear spoiler, it stands out from the crowd. Body-coloured fixtures include door handles and wide-view door mirrors. The latter are electrically adjustable, heated and feature integrated LED indicators and kerbside lights. Further illumination includes automatic cornering-assist headlights, LED daytime running lights, front fog lamps, LED tail lights and a high-mounted LED brake light.
Chrome highlights can be discerned throughout the pro_cee’d’s five-seat cabin – on door handles, instrument cluster rings and elsewhere. The driver benefits from a height-adjustable seat and a tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel. The latter is leather-trimmed too, as is the vehicle’s gearshift knob and handbrake. Other standard features include power-operated front windows (with automatic up/down functionality), air-conditioning, cruise control with speed limiter and remote central locking. A minimum-capacity 380-litre boot can be expanded thanks to 60/40 split-folding rear seats, enabling as much as 1,318 litres of cargo space.
The most fuel-efficient engine available for the pro_cee’d comes with entry-level ‘2’ grades. This 1.6-litre 134bhp diesel unit is paired with six-speed manual transmission and returns as much as 74.3mpg and CO2 emissions as low as 99g/km. It also produces 280Nm of torque and allows the vehicle to go from 0-60mph in approximately 9.7 seconds.
A six-speaker sound system includes DAB digital radio and a CD player, both of which can be operated using steering wheel-mounted controls. MP3 compatibility, Bluetooth connectivity, USB and AUX audio interfaces are included too.
The pro_cee’d has been awarded a five-star rating by Euro NCAP, and driver aids include Electronic Stability Control, Anti-lock Braking System, Hill-start Assist and Tyre Pressure Monitoring System. Among the vehicle’s standard passive safety features are ISOFIX child-seat top tethers and anchor points, seatbelt reminders, multiple airbags and impact-sensing auto-door-unlocking.
Why not put the pro_cee’d through its paces by booking a test drive with us at Stockton Kia. All you need to do is complete our online contact form, and we will respond as quickly as possible to confirm details of your appointment.
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