Kia may bring to Russia a new crossover built on the basis of the third-generation Ceed hatchback – XCeed. As reported “Russian newspaper” This vehicle has already received Vehicle Type Approval (OTTS). The certificate will enter into force on January 20, 2020. In the line of the South Korean brand, the car ranks between the Stonic and Sportage models.
Kia introduced XCeed this summer. Compared to a standard hatchback, the crossover length increased by 85 mm (up to 4935 mm), width – by 26 mm (up to 1826 mm), and height – by 43 mm (up to 1490 mm). The ground clearance of the new product was 184 mm, which is 42 mm more than the clearance of the usual five-door.
The luggage compartment was 426 liters, which is 31 liters more than the hatchback. With the rear row of seats folded in a ratio of 40:20:40, the luggage capacity rises to 1378 liters. In addition, there is a small two-tier compartment for extra luggage at the back. For the top versions, a rear door on an electric drive is available. From other representatives of the current Kia Ceed family, the novelty differs in a completely different front part of the body with modified headlights, a different form of grille, as well as another bumper.