New Kia Cee'd vs rivals - specifications

 Kia Cee’d 3 1.6 CRDiVW Golf 1.6 TDI Match BM TechHyundai i30 1.6 CRDi Style Nav
On the road price/total as tested£20,095/£20,540£20,445/£20,445£20,295/£20,860
Residual value (after 3yrs/36,000)N/A£9,405/46.0%£7,205/35.5%
DepreciationN/A£11,040£13,090
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£561/£1,122£608/£1,215£567/£1,133
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles)£1,778/£2,963£1,633/£2,722£1,831/£3,051
Ins. group/quote/road tax band/costTBC/£434/A/£016/£418/B/£2014/£376/A/£0
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£299 (3yrs)£329 (3yrs/30k)£299 (3yrs)
Length/wheelbase4,310/2,650mm4,199/2,578mm4,300/2,650mm
Height/width1,470/1,780mm1,480/1,779mm1,470/1,780mm
Engine4cyl in-line/1,582cc4cyl in-line/1,598cc4cyl in-line/1,582cc
Peak power/revs 126/4,000 bhp/rpm104/4,400 bhp/rpm126/4,000 bhp/rpm
Peak torque/revs 260/1,900 Nm/rpm250/1,500 Nm/rpm260/1,900 Nm/rpm
Transmission 6-spd man/fwd5-spd man/fwd6-spd man/fwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel53 litres/space saver55 litres/sealant53 litres/space saver
Boot capacity (seats up/down) 380/1,318 litres350/1,305 litres378/1,316 litres
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight1,375/435/1,500kg1,318/597/1,400kg1,386/424/1,500kg
Turning circle/drag coefficient10.3 metres/0.30Cd10.9 metres/0.31Cd10.6 metres/0.31Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery7yrs (100,000)/1yr3yrs (60,000)/1yr5yrs (unlimited)/5yrs
Service intervals/UK dealers20,000 miles (1yr)/140Variable/22320,000 (1yr)/146
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos.12th/9th*18th/24th*7th/8th*
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./starsN/A97/84/61/5 starsN/A
0-60/30-70mph11.0/10.6 secs10.8/11.2 secs10.6/10.4 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th5.2/9.8 secs4.8/8.1 secs5.0/9.1 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th10.8/15.1 secs11.2 secs/N/A10.5/14.7 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph 122mph/1,900rpm118mph/2,050rpm117mph/1,900rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 49.1/36.2/10.0m49.4/36.2/10.8m51.0/37.4/9.4m
Noise outside/idle/30/70mph59/40/59/68dB63/43/30/64dB64/42/63/69dB
Auto Express economy/range45.1mpg/526 miles49.1mpg/594 miles43.8mpg/511 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 67.3/78.5/74.3mpg54.3/80.7/68.9mpg67.3/78.5/74.3mpg
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 14.8/17.3/16.3mpl11.9/17.8/15.2mpl14.8/17.3/16.3mpl
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket168/100g/km/14%154/107g/km/15%173/100g/km/14%
Airbags/Isofix/rear parking sensorsSix/yes/yesSeven/yes/yesSix/yes/yes
Air-conditioning/leather/heated seatsYes/no/noYes/£1,980/£385^Y/£1,000^/£1,000^
Automatic box/stability/cruise controlNo/yes/yes£1,420/yes/yesNo/yes/yes
Metallic paint/xenon lights/keyless go£445/no/no£495/no/no£445/no/£750^
Sat-nav/USB connection/BluetoothYes/yes/yes£1,205/yes/yesYes/yes/yes

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