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Refreshed Kia Cee’d 5-Door Hatchback Spied Up Close
This heavily camouflaged 5-door hatchback prototype signals the arrival of the refreshed Kia cee’d!
The second-generation Kia cee’d has been on the European market since 2012, so the time has come to give this highly-successful 5-door hatchback a little refresh for the 2016 model year.
Recently caught undergoing testing in South Korea, the revised Kia cee’d adopts a revised front fascia with updated Kia “tiger nose” signature grille, restyled headlights and new fog lamps.
In terms of engines, the updated Kia cee’d will be offered with an array of revised gasoline and diesel engines.
The 1,0L 3-cylinder turbo engine is a new addition to the range and so is the 7-speed DCT gearbox.
In Europe, the cee’d will continue to offer a 1,6L diesel engine, however, for the new model year, the engine has been tweaked to provide more horsepower and torque.
Find more details on the upcoming cee’d engines & transmissions here.
Kia cee’d Spy Shots
Official Release Date of Kia cee’d Facelift
An official reveal of the 2016 Kia cee’d 5-door hatchback facelift will occur in the second half of this year.
Some sources state, the updated cee’d will be officially unveiled at the Frankfurt Auto Show, which kicks off on September 17. (Photo credit: bobaedream.co.kr)