A New VR-7 Special Edition Kia cee'd and Kia pro_cee'd

Kia cee'd and Kia pro_cee'd
Kia cee'd and Kia pro_cee'd

Kia has boosted the diesel line-up of the Kia cee'd model range by introducing a new VR-7 special edition of the Kia cee'd and Kia pro_cee'd.

Initially launched as a 1.4-litre petrol version in September, the Kia cee'd VR-7 special edition is now available with Kia's economical 1.6 CRDi turbodiesel engine in both the Kia cee'd and Kia pro_cee'd family hatchbacks.

The VR-7 special edition adds a host of extra equipment, as well as offering a cost saving of up to £815, over the entry-level '1' trim 5-door model it is based upon. Bluetooth, iPod connectivity and reverse parking sensors add extra convenience whilst 16-inch alloy wheels and body-coded, heated and electrically operated door mirrors enhance the exterior looks. Inside, a 6-speaker CD/stereo, leather finish to the steering wheel, gear knob and handbrake lever and 'one-touch' electric front windows complete the list of additional equipment.

Powered by Kia's 1.6 CRDi engine, and mated to a six-speed manual gearbox, the VR-7 versions deliver 89bhp at 4,000rpm and peak torque of 173lb/ft from just 1,750rpm. The 0-60 mph dash takes 13.5 seconds and a comfortable motorway cruise is ensured by a 107mph top speed. CO2 emissions of 113g/km (VED band 'C') and a combined cycle economy of 65.7mpg ensure low running costs.

The Kia cee'd was the first vehicle from any Korean manufacturer to achieve a 5-star Euro NCAP rating when it was tested back in 2007 and the VR-7 has a comprehensive array of safety features. A Vehicle Stability Management System - Electronic Stability Control (ESC) with Brake-Assist System (BAS), Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) and Hill-start Assist System (HAC) - serves to actively help prevent incidents.

The VR-7 1.6 CRDi Kia pro_cee'd is priced at just £13,220 OTR and the VR-7 1.6 CRDi Kia cee'd at £13,420 OTR (both prices include VAT at the new 20% rate). As with every new Kia, an industry-leading seven year warranty comes as standard. Ordering is now open across the UK Kia dealer network.

Published : 01/12/10 Author : Staff

Kia ceed News

This is a 14-year+ news article, from our Kia archive, which dates back to the year 2000.

If in doubt check with your local Kia dealer as car prices and technical data will have changed since 2010.

Although our car news is published in good faith, we cannot guarantee it to be error free or complete or up-to-date.

Kia ceed Images

Kia ceed Images may not be UK specification cars. Colours and exterior and/or interior elements may differ from actual models.


The car news and images remain the copyright of the rights holder and may not be used without their consent.