Published | 04/03/2013

Overview

 

  • Range of new Kia pro_cee’d models on sale during March 
  • Choice of four engines and two equipment levels 
  • Roofline lowered 40 mm for enhanced sporty appearance
Frankfurt, 4 March 2013 – Following its launch at the 2012 Paris International Motor Show, the third member of the new Kia cee’d family – the three-door pro_cee’d – will go on sale in Europe during March. The new pro_cee’d is a more sophisticated car, featuring all the improvements of its sister model, the cee’d five-door, while dramatically progressing the sporty appearance that made its predecessor so popular.
 
The new pro_cee’d will offer buyers the same range of engines, transmissions and running gear as the cee’d five-door and cee’d Sportswagon.  While the overall length (4310 mm), width (1780 mm) and wheelbase (2650 mm) are also the same as the five-door, the new pro_cee’d showcases significant styling changes as part of the transformation into the sporty three-door body.
 
Compared to the cee’d five-door, the roofline of the new pro_cee’d is lowered by 40 mm, the B-pillar is moved back by 220 mm and the side panels behind the B-pillar are new, as are the side windows, C-pillar, tailgate, rear light clusters and rear bumper.
 
“This car embodies emotion and energy through and through,” explained Peter Schreyer, President and Chief Design Officer.  “You know from a single glance that this is a car you want to drive, not just own.  Kia is on a distinctive design adventure and the all new pro_cee’d spearheads this forward-looking journey.”
 
To further distinguish the new pro_cee’d from its stablemates it will be offered in a range of six special colours.
 
Depending on model, the exterior of pro_cee’d grabs the attention thanks to a unique dark chrome front grille, LED daylight running lights and LED rear lamp clusters.  Premium features available inside include leather seats and steering wheel, piano black dashboard and centre console, and alloy pedals.  
 
Among the options to maximise safety and convenience, new pro_cee’d also offers electric heated folding exterior mirrors with puddle lamps and a tyre pressure monitoring system. 
 
“Since its introduction in 2007, the original Kia pro_cee’d has attracted more than 55,000 customers across Europe, accounting for 12% of total cee’d sales,” commented Benny Oeyen, Vice President Marketing and Product Planning, Kia Motors Europe.  “With the second-generation pro_cee’d looking even more sensational than the first, we expect to significantly grow Kia sales in this niche of the popular C-segment.“ 
 
The new pro_cee’d will be joined in the middle of the year by the Kia pro_cee’d GT and cee’d GT, the brand’s most performance-focused models so far.
 
 
Editors’ Notes 
 
New pro_cee’d range 
Some markets may select particular powertrains and levels of equipment to suit the preferences of their local consumers.  Please check the final technical specification and model equipment details with your national Kia PR representative. 

Specification

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS / EUROPE

 

New Kia pro_cee’d  

 

Body & Chassis 

Three-door, five-seater coupe, with all-steel unitary construction bodyshell.  Choice of transversely mounted diesel and gasoline engines driving the front wheels via a six-speed manual or automatic transmission (depending on model and market).  

Diesel engines          
           
1.4-litre 90 ps          
Type / capacity U2, WGT, four-cylinder, DOHC 16-valve / 1396 cc
Power / torque 90 ps (66.0 kW) @ 4000 rpm / 220 Nm @1500-2750 rpm
Bore x stroke (mm) 75.0 x 79.0
Compression ratio 17.0
   
1.6-litre 110 ps  
Type / capacity U2, VGT, four-cylinder, DOHC 16-valve / 1582 cc
Power / torque 110 ps (81.0 kW) @ 4000 rpm / 260 Nm @ 1900-2750 rpm
Bore x stroke (mm) 77.2 x 84.5
Compression ratio 17.3
   
1.6-litre 128 ps  
Type / capacity U2, VGT, four-cylinder, DOHC 16-valve / 1582 cc
Power / torque 128 ps (94.0 kW) @ 4000 rpm / 260 Nm @ 1900-2750 rpm
Bore x stroke (mm) 77.2 x 84.5
Compression ratio 17.3
   
Gasoline engines  
   
1.4-litre 100 ps  
Type / capacity Gamma, 1.4 MPI, four-cylinder, DOHC 16-valve / 1396 cc
Power / torque 100 ps (73.2 kW) @ 5500 rpm / 137 Nm @ 4200 rpm
Bore x stroke (mm) 77.0 x 75.0
Compression ratio 10.5
   
1.6-litre 135 ps  
Type / capacity Gamma, GDI, four-cylinder, DOHC 16-valve / 1591 cc
Power / torque 135 ps (99.0 kW) @ 6300 rpm / 164.3 Nm @ 4850 rpm
Bore x stroke (mm) 77.0 x 85.4
Compression ratio 11.0
           
Transmissions          
  Diesel   Gasoline    
  1.4 (90) 1.6 (110 / 128) 1.4 (100) 1.6 (135)  
Manual 6-sp 6-sp 6-sp 6-sp  
Automatic –– 6-sp –– 6-sp (DCT)  
           
Suspension and damping     
Front Fully independent subframe-mounted MacPherson struts, with coil springs and gas-filled shock absorbers. Anti-roll stabiliser bar.
Rear Fully independent subframe-mounted multi-links, coil springs and gas-filled shock absorbers.
           
Steering          
Type Motor-driven electric power steering, with (optional) FlexSteer™
Wheel turns 2.85 turns lock-to-lock; turning circle of 10.6 metres
   
Brakes  
Front Discs, 280 x 23 mm / 300 x 28 mm (depending on model)
Rear Solid discs, 262 x 10 mm / 284 x 10 mm (depending on model)
Booster size 10-inch
100-to-0 kph 36.5 metres
           
Wheels and tyres          
Standard* 15 x 6.0 inch steel 195 / 65 R15      
  16 x 6.5 inch steel 205 / 55 R16      
  16 x 6.5 inch alloy 205 / 55 R16      
  17 x 7.0 inch alloy 225 / 45 R17      
Spare Temporary mobility kit *depending on model and market      
           
Dimensions (mm)          
Exterior          
Overall length 4310 Overall width 1780 (excluding door mirrors)    
Overall height 1430 Wheelbase 2650    
Front track 1549-1563 (depending on wheel / tyre combination)
Rear track 1557-1571 (depending on wheel / tyre combination)
Front overhang 900 Rear overhang 760    
Ground clearance 140 Aerodynamic Cd 0.31    
           
Interior Front Rear      
Head room 986 939      
Leg room 1067 893      
Shoulder room 1420 1373      
Hip room 1362 1308      
           
Capacities (litres)          
Fuel tank 53.0        
Luggage 380 rear seats upright (up to belt line)
  1225 rear seats folded (up to roof line)
           
Weights          
  Diesel        
  1.4 (90) 1.6 (110) 1.6 (128) 1.4 (100) 1.6 (135)
    MT / AT MT / AT   MT / DCT
Kerb weight (kg) 1212 1225 / 1235 1225 / 1235 1109 1117/1146
Maximum (kg) 1910 1920 / 1940 1920 / 1940 1820 1820/1840
           
Performance          
Top speed (kph) 170 182 / 180 197 / 190 182 195 / 195
0-to-100 kph (sec) 13.5 12.7 / 12.3 10.9 / 11.7 12.8 9.9 / 10.8
           
Fuel consumption and emissions Standard (15-inch wheels)
Litres / 100 km 4.1 4.0 / 5.5 4.1 / 5.5 6.0 5.8 / 6.0
CO2 (g/km) 109 104 / 145 109 / 145 139 135 / 137
           
Fuel consumption and emissions EcoDynamics* (manual models, 15-inch wheels)
Litres / 100 km 4.0 3.7 / n/a 3.7 / n/a 5.6 5.2 / n/a
CO2 (g/km) 105 97 / n/a 97 / n/a 130 119 / n/a
           
*models fitted with ISG only
           
           
MARCH 2013

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