Kia Cerato – car C-class, production of which began in 2004. The first generation was produced from Surat in South Korea from 2004 to 2008. The model has been successful in the United States, where is offered in two body variants: sedan and hatchback. In the various markets the car was sold under different names: Kia Cerato, Spectra5, Forte. Kia cerate hatchback in the first generation was produced until 2007, sedan – up to 2008 inclusive.
Packaging and prices Kia Cerato 2.
|1.6 MT Comfort||$16,400||1.6 petrol (126 hp)||Manual (6)||front|
|1.6 MT Luxe||$17,400||1.6 petrol (126 hp)||Manual (6)||front|
|1.6 AT Luxe||$18,600||1.6 petrol (126 hp)||Automatic (6)||front|
|1.6 AT Prestige||$19,200||1.6 petrol (126 hp)||Automatic (6)||front|
|2.0 AT Prestige||$21,100||2.0 petrol (150 hp)||Automatic (6)||front|
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The second generation model was presented at the Sydney Motor Show in 2008. Compared with its predecessor, the vehicle changed both externally and on the technical side. Length Kia cerate 2 is 4530 mm, width – 1775, height – 1 460 Ground clearance is 164 mm, and the amount of luggage – 415 liters. The upper part of the false radiator grille emblem is divided into two parts. The outer part of the range is located on the wings and the interior relative to the middle part – narrowed.
Feed Kia Cerato 2 sedan massive rear window has a large angle of inclination, and the small size of the trunk lid. The rear lights are not bright and original shape they resemble the lights of some competitors. In general, the shape of the car turned out pretty recognizable. Exterior car in hatchback (was presented at the Auto Show in New York, 2010) was very similar to the style of the sedan. With this version of the car body looks holistically, expensive and European. Salon Kia Cerato 2 made not primitive, a claim to sportiness and high status. The instrument panel is clearly dominated by a speedometer scale which is placed in the well, the indicators tachometer and fuel level are placed on the sides and less intensely illuminated.
The center console and steering wheel reminiscent of the style of High-Tech, color combinations, insertion of “aluminum” and the horizontal lines of the relief revitalize salon and make it easier. The range of engines for Kia cerate 2 consists of two petrol engines DOHC CVVT of 1.6 and 2.0 liters. Both engines 4-cylinder 16-valve inline, and have a layout.
Last installed only on top-end version cerate and aggregated exclusively with a 6-speed automatic transmission. The first engine is available both with the same machine, and a 6-band mechanics. The cost of the car with a 1.6-liter engine and manual version Comfort is $16,400.
In the list of installed equipment includes tinted windows, adjustable steering wheel in height, adjustable driver’s seat height adjustment, ABS, immobilizer, central locking, front airbags, Power and Heating mirrors, power windows, audio system with control buttons on the steering wheel, air conditioning and trip computer.
Equipment top version further includes 17-inch alloy wheels, front fog lights, Steering wheel reach, rear-view mirror with auto dimming system Stability Program, frontal, side airbags and curtain airbags, light sensor, heated front seats, the climate control, parking sensors and engine start button.