XCeed: KIA’s new surprise for fans of the Korean brand in Egypt
Egyptian International Trading & Agencies Co. (EIT), Kia Motors’ exclusive agent in Egypt, announced the launch of the new Kia XCeed for the first time in Egypt, following the success of the car in European countries. . XCeed is first appearing in the Middle East and North Africa via the Egyptian market. This is a continuation of Kia’s success story in Egypt, as it is the most popular brand and one of the best-selling brands in Egypt.
The launch of the new Kia XCeed demonstrates KIA’s vision as a whole, which always exceeds expectations by providing the Egyptian market with new models that are closer to consumers, offering consumers new experiences for pleasant and safe driving based on innovative technologies. KIA XCeed is designed as a multi-purpose sports car, the XCeed car responds to the changing needs of the Egyptian market combining design, safety, luxury and affordability.
Kia XCeed which was produced at Kia factories in Slovakia, joins the Kia family in Egypt with incredible reliable features and the highest standards of safety and luxury, using cutting edge technology that delivers quality in all aspects of the car, confirming Kia’s continued efforts to provide everything, this is new to the Egyptian market.
Supercharged engines and powertrains:
The Kia XCeed is powered by a turbocharged engine. The powerful 1.5-liter T-GDi engine developing 160 horsepower at 5,500 rpm and 253 NM torque at 1,500 rpm, which guarantees high acceleration and power with an average consumption of 6.1 liters / 100 km; a 50 liter fuel tank capacity that perfectly matches the car’s ability to thrive in a variety of driving situations. The 1.5-liter T-GDi allows the Kia XCeed to accelerate from 0-100 km in 9.2 seconds with the 7-speed dual-clutch transmission. Its MacPherson strut and multi-link suspension enhance the comfort of all passengers, providing a smoother, safer ride with excellent versatility.
Safety and security:
The New KIA XCeed received 5 stars in European EURONCAP safety tests thanks to a high safety system. All XCeed classes are equipped with 6 airbags distributed as follows: driver and front passenger airbags, side airbags and curtain airbags; engine immobilizer; Anti-lock braking system (ABS); and electronic brake force distribution (EBD). The car is also equipped with 15 inch drums to ensure the utmost safety when driving and controlling the car, Hill Start Assist Control (HAC), Electronic Stability Control (ESC) and supercharging system, vehicle stability with VSM steering wheel, hill stabilization program DAC, rear parking assistance system Rear Sensor and ISOFIX child seat in the rear seats.
A sporty design, an urban alternative to the traditional SUV:
The new model will be offered in a choice of up to 8 exterior paint finishes, with a new dynamic shade Quantum Yellow that is unique to XCeed. The Kia XCeed sits on 18-inch machined aluminum alloy rims, shod with high traction 235/45 R18 tires that provide the highest levels of stability for an SUV.
The mirrors are electrically adjustable, as the power and heated folding mirrors swivel to expand your field of vision. With the LED daytime running lights, visibility will be significantly improved during the day and the fuel consumption inconvenience of driving with the low beam headlights on will also be avoided. Plus, LED combination taillights keep drivers safe when backing up, stopping or driving in foggy conditions, and a glossy chrome finish grille.
As for the dimensions of the car, it is 3,945mm in length, 1,826mm in width and 1,495mm in height, with a wide wheelbase of 2,650mm making the car more balanced and stable on the roads.
The interior and storage of an SUV in a sportier and more compact body:
Made with stylish interior design, storage space and ample interior leg and head space for front and rear passengers. Because the car’s longer rear overhang creates a longer trunk, the luggage compartment has a storage capacity of 426 liters. The rear seats fold down to increase luggage capacity to 1,394 liters, and there are other multiple uses thanks to the 60:40 split-folding rear seat ratio; to provide the customer with additional versatility, comfort and luxury, the opening and closing of the luggage compartment is done electrically.
Unique interior layout:
Another unique design element for the XCeed is a yellow color for the interior, with contrasting black upholstery leather with bright yellow stitching for the seats and doors, yellow piping and a mix of glossy black and yellow highlights. metallic throughout the cabin, with further options for the interior of the car (black – black and white).
With a range of in-car features, Xceed is designed to bring driving into the digital age with a 12.3-inch digital cluster display, which is first featured in Kia cars in Egypt, and includes many information and data on the driving path and fuel consumption and gives a modern and unique design.
The car is equipped with an 8-inch touchscreen with Apple Car Play and Android Auto smartphone connectivity. It is also equipped with a high resolution rear camera for easy parking and a wireless charger for smartphones, Wireless Charger. The car is also equipped with two-zone automatic climate control with Cluster Ionizer and rear air vents to ensure the best comfort for the rear passenger, a smart key with engine start / stop button, a cruise control with steering wheel control.
When it comes to ride and handling, XCeed engages drivers with sporty handling and a comfortable, confident ride. The new Kia will be more engaging to drive than a typical family SUV due to its bespoke suspension tuning, more compact exterior dimensions, a lower center of gravity and reduced overall mass. The car is equipped with hydraulic rebound stops, fitted as standard on the front axle of all models. The rubber stopper floats in the hydraulic fluid inside the shocks, providing exceptional handling on poor surfaces. It also contributes to more responsive steering and better overall body control, while reducing suspension noise on bumps with an exceptional ground clearance of 185mm.
The car is available in two categories, with prices starting at 364,900 EGP for the High Line and 399,900 for the Top Line, and a 5-year or 100,000 km warranty. The Egyptian International Company for Trade and Agencies (EIT), the exclusive agent for Kia cars in Egypt, provides an extensive network of authorized service centers to provide the necessary maintenance for your Kia cars throughout Egypt and provide the greatest convenience to customer after-sales service.
The new Kia XCeed will offer drivers a unique driving and handling character, with its own suspension and component settings. Despite its high ride height, the XCeed will be more engaging to drive than a typical family SUV due to its bespoke suspension setup, more compact exterior dimensions, lower center of gravity and overall mass. scaled down. Subject to a dedicated development regime, the new car has been driven on a wider range of road surfaces than any other Kia vehicle developed in Europe.