KIA MOTORS REVEALS EFFICIENT, LOW-EMISSIONS PLUG-IN HYBRID VARIANTS OF KIA XCEED AND CEED SPORTSWAGON
First application of low-emissions plug-in power for the Kia Ceed family.
Plug-in Hybrid powertrain combines 8.9 kWh battery pack, 44.5 kW electric motor and 1.6-litre petrol engine – producing 139 bhp, 265 Nm.
Kia targeting all-electric range of around 60 kilometres.
Electric capabilities boosted by kinetic energy harvesting technology.
Revised exterior design and new interior features, including telematics to locate available charging points nearby.
On sale across Europe in early 2020; UK on-sale date to be confirmed in due course.