The Kia pro_cee'd GT has gone on sale priced from £19,995 for the three-door entry level model. There will be a five-door model joining the three-door in early 2014.
Kia pro_cee'd GT Engine
The Kia pro_cee'd GT is powered by a T-GDi (Turbocharged Gasoline Direct injection) 1.6-litre petrol engine developing 201bhp and 265Nm of torque. This equals a 0-60 mph time of 7.4 seconds and a top speed of 143 mph. On the official combined cycle 38.2 mpg is recorded with CO2 emissions 171 g/km.
Kia pro_cee'd GT Range
There is a choice of two trims, ‘GT' and 'GT Tech' with limited-production launch model, the 'GT 1st Edition' being limited to 50 cars in the UK.
Standard safety equipment includes Electronic Stability Control (ESC) and Vehicle Stability Management (VSM), Hill-start Assist Control (HAC), anti-lock brakes (ABS) with Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist (BAS), six airbags with a cut-off switch for the front passenger's seat, a seat-belt reminder warning, impact-sensing door unlocking and ISOFIX child-seat mounting points
Kia pro_cee'd GT comes with 'ice-cube' LED daytime running lights and 18-inch graphite grey ground-effect alloy wheels with red brake callipers. There are Recaro seats finished in leather and suede, and with power lumbar adjustment, with red stitching that is also applied to the leather steering wheel and gear knob, a black headlining and several gloss black trim items.
The Kia pro_cee'd GT Tech gains seven-inch touchscreen with satellite navigation, European mapping and full UK postcode recognition, a reversing camera display integrated into the navigation screen, heated front seats and a heated steering wheel, an engine start/stop button with a smart entry system, exterior door handle illumination, rain-sensing front wipers, dual-zone automatic air conditioning with an ioniser, an automatic de-fog system, an automatic-dimming rear-view mirror and xenon adaptive headlights with headlight washers and automatic levelling, in place of the cornering lights on the GT.
Kia pro_cee'd 'GT 1st Edition' adds high-gloss black inserts in the 18-inch alloy wheels, high-gloss black door mirror casings, a tilting and sliding electric sunroof with an automatic roller blind, red ambient lighting with front footwell illumination, floor mats with red contrast stitching and 'GT' illuminated sill scuff plates with edition numbering as standard. The 'GT 1st Edition' comes with Fusion White metallic paintwork as standard.
There are three paint finishes Track Red and Fusion White metallic, both of which are exclusive to the GT, as well as Phantom Black metallic.
Kia pro_cee'd GT Technical Data
|Performance & Economy||GT||GT Tech||GT 1st Edition|
|Power (bhp)||201 @ 6,000rpm|
|Torque (Nm / (lb/ft))||265 / (195) @ 1,750 to 4,500rpm|
|0 - 60 mph (seconds)||7.4|
|Top Speed (mph)||143|
|CO2 Emissions (g/km)||171|
|Combined Economy (mpg)||38.2|
|Dimensions & Weights||GT||GT Tech||GT 1st Edition|
|Width (mm, exc. mirrors)||1,780|
|Track - Fr./Rear (mm)||1,545 / 1,553|
|Overhang - Fr./Rear (mm)||900 / 760|
|Min Kerb Weight (kg)||1,359|
|Max Kerb Weight (kg)||1,448|
|Boot vol. (l, VDA, min/max)||380 / 1,225|
Kia pro_cee'd GT Prices
|pro_cee'd 'GT Tech'||£22,495|
|pro_cee'd 'GT 1st Edition'||£23,995|
Kia pro_cee'd GT is protected by a seven-year, 100,000-mile warranty which is transferable to new owner, and is subject to servicing every 12 months or 10,000 whichever comes first.Published 24 June 2013