A Coupe of Cool Offers with the New Kia Chill Models (2008)

Kia Picanto and Rio Chill
Kia Picanto Chill and Rio Chill (2008)

Summer has finally arrived and Kia has a whole host of offers to keep you cool whilst the days are still hot.

Kia has launched two new Chill models this summer, Picanto Chill and Rio Chill.  The Picanto Chill starts from just £6,995 and comes complete with air conditioning, remote central locking, full iPod compatibility and a choice of funky colours, including Cool Blue – exclusively available on Chill models.  With only four seats this Picanto emits just 118 g/km making this Chill even cooler on the wallet.

The Rio Chill comes with a choice of 1.4 litre petrol or 1.5 litre CRDi and starts from just £7,995.   The 1.5-CRDi engine emits just 119 g/km and comes with air conditioning, central locking and front electric windows, as well as a spoiler and 14” alloys to keep this Rio looking so cool it has almost got frostbite.

The cee’d family is also extending its line-up this summer with the introduction of two special editon models.

The ZR-7 means that the pro_cee’d is being offered with a 1.4 litre petrol engine for the first time from just £11,995 OTR.  This entry-level model comes with 16” alloys, air conditioning, metal interior finish, black bezel headlights. remote central locking and to top it all off it comes with one years free insurance.  It’s the perfect start to the stylish pro_cee’d range.

The Kia cee’d SR-7, with a choice of 1.4 litre or 1.6 litre petrol engines, brings the unique Mars Red from the pro_cee’d range to the five door cee’d for the first time, along with an exciting choice of other colours, both solid and metallic.  With this unique look the cee’d SR-7 also adds a 6CD changer, USB/Auxillary socket, unique 16” alloys, air conditioning and front fog lights.    With a starting price from just £10,995 and a choice of manual or automatic transmissions there is now a cee’d to match everyone’s needs.

Published : 01/07/08 Author : Melanie Carter

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