2014 Kia Cerato launched in the UAE & GCC
The 2014 Kia Cerato has officially been launched in the GCC, at an event in the UAE. Drawn up in America under a European designer, the third-generation Kia Cerato boasts sleeker styling that is 30 mm longer, 15 mm lower and 5 mm wider than the outgoing car, with a 50 mm extended wheelbase.
The new Cerato also features an all-new bodyshell, upgraded equipment, a host of additional convenience and safety features, a more spacious cabin with better quality, improved suspension and an upgraded powertrain line-up.
Customers will be offered a choice of two motors, one a 159 hp 2.0-litre “MPI” engine, and the other, a 128 hp 1.6-litre “MPI” engine. Every Cerato model features a 6-speed automatic transmission.
Interior comfort is enhanced by lowering the cabin floor and the seats, and by fitting wider front seat cushions with an increased cushion angle for greater thigh support. Available options include a colour 4.2-inch LCD information screen, Intelligent Key system with push-start, memory seats, rear-camera, heated and ventilated front seats, dual-zone air-conditioning, hill-assist and parking sensors.
Prices for Kia Cerato tentatively start at Dhs 55,000, topping out at Dhs 69,000 in the UAE, but this is subject to change.
The Kia Cerato hss already debuted in Saudi Arabia. It should be on sale in Oman, Qatar and other GCC countries very soon.
Keep track of prices and updates in the Kia Cerato buyer guide.