Cerato/Forte

Prestige reborn Sorento

Designed at Kia’s American Design Center in Irvine, California under
the direction of Chief Design Officer, Peter Schreyer, the new Cerato has
cab-forward styling, a coupe-like roofline, distinctive concave door contours
and a rising beltline with chrome molding to project an aura of elegance.
New ‘dynamic muscularity’ brings emotional appeal to sedan’s styling

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Safety
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Kia Cerato Safety parking assist

Reassuring Assist System

Front and Rear Parking Assist System

Kia Cerato Safety ESC

Dramatically Smoother

Electronic Stability Control

Kia Cerato Safety VSM

Slipperiness on Roads

Vehicle Stability Management

Convenience
Numerous features  for convenience ahead of you

Kia Cerato Convenience seat

Air Blowing Vehicles

Ventilated Driver’s Seat

Kia Cerato Convenience sound system

In-car entertainment

6 speaker Sound System

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Features

Hill Assist Control(HAC) - By maintaining brake grip until you press the accelerator, HAC prevents the vehicle from dangerously rolling backwards when pulling away from a standstill
					on an incline.
6 air bag SYSTEM - The new Cerato’s airbag system comprises driver and front seat passenger airbags, front side airbags, plus curtain airbags running the length of the interior at each side.
Flex steer - The newly introduced Flex Steer system provides three driving modes (Comfort, Normal, and Sport) that deliver the appropriate level of steering assistance and feedback for different driving conditions.
Rear view camera display - Images relayed via the rear view camera are displayed on the audio system’s LCD. A quick glance confirms your position on the road and your distance from obstructions.

Specifications

Dimensions
Kia Cerato specifications dimensions
Overall length 4,560 Overhang (Front) 880
Overall width 1,780 Overhang (Rear) 980
Overall height 1,445 Headroom (1st/2nd) 992 / 948
Wheelbase 2,700 Legroom (1st/2nd) 1,073 / 913
Wheel tread (Front) 1,557 Fuel tank (ℓ) 50
Wheel tread (Rear) 1,570    

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Engine
Gamma 1.6 MPI Nu 2.0 MPI
Kia Cerato specifications Engine-Gamma 1.6 MPI Kia Cerato specifications Engine-Nu 2.0 MPI

Max. Power130 ps @ 6,300 rpm

Max. Torque16.0 kg·m @ 4,850 rpm

Max. Power161 ps @ 6,500 rpm

Max. Torque19.8 kg·m @ 4,800 rpm

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Kia Cerato Exterior
Kia Cerato Exterior Add a dose of extraordinary to your life

Add a dose of extraordinary to your life

Perhaps you never thought innovation, technical excellence and exceptional style could all come together in an affordable passenger car. But finally, they do. Let the new Cerato take you places you’ve only imagined.

Kia Cerato Exterior Aesthetic appeal

Aesthetic appeal that makes time stand still

Redefining the very best in automobile design, the new Cerato’s bold, coupé-like proportions and eyecatching lines and curves exude brisk acceleration and effortless fluidity of motion.

Kia Cerato Exterior LED daytime running lights

Radiance from every angle

Advanced lighting systems are just a taste of the many high-tech innovations to be found inside and out of the new Cerato. You’ll enjoy not only stylish sophistication but also greater visibility for added safety and convenience at night.

LED daytime running lights LED daytime running lights ensure added safety by clearly defining your position on the road, while also projecting a sense of authority and style.

Kia Cerato Exterior HID headlamps

HID headlamps

Emitting a distinctive blue hue, projection headlamps light up more of the road with a penetrative, accurate beam.

Kia Cerato Exterior LED rear combination lamps

LED rear combination lamps

LED rear combination lamps not only provide high visibility for drivers approaching from behind, but also add an element of modernity and style with their multi-dimensional design.

Kia Cerato Exterior Fog lamps

Fog lamps

With a unique split-housing design that provides a striking visual effect, the fog lamps are positioned low on the front bumper for better illumination.

Kia Cerato Exterior Smart welcome lighting system

Smart welcome lighting system

An array of exterior and interior lights synchronize with the smart key to light up and welcome you to the car.

Kia Cerato Exterior A perfectly proportioned profile

A perfectly proportioned profile

The new Cerato’s dynamic silhouette is accentuated by a sweeping roof line, shortened front and rear overhangs and distinctive side character line. The result is a sleek yet purposeful side view that stands out from the crowd.

Kia Cerato Exterior Get ready to be inspired

Get ready to be inspired

Distinctive sportiness combines with cutting-edge technology and advanced on-road performance to awaken the senses while opening up your world to new horizons.

Kia Cerato Exterior A driving experience that stirs your emotions

A driving experience that stirs your emotions

Combine beautiful exterior styling with superb performance and power, and the thrill of driving truly comes alive. Whether you’re navigating through tight corners, accelerating on highways or braking in sudden stop situations, the new Cerato instinctively responds to your commands.

Kia Cerato Exterior Expect the unexpected

Expect the unexpected

Ever dream of a car that sets itself apart through innovation and design, that’s smart and stylish, yet at the same time secure and reliable? Look no further. The new Cerato is a car in tune with your every desire.

Kia Cerato Exterior As eco-conscious as you are

As eco-conscious as you are

Kia Cerato Exterior Radiator grille

Radiator grille

The instantly recognizable Kia radiator grille is available in three different versions. Choose from black, dark metallic, or black high gloss mesh grilles.

Kia Cerato Exterior Hood character lines The sleek flowing hood lines create a dynamic look and accentuate the vehicle’s athletic shape.

Hood character lines

The sleek flowing hood lines create a dynamic look and accentuate the vehicle’s athletic shape.

Kia Cerato Exterior Chrome belt line The chrome-crafted belt line enhances the sporty profile with dynamic simplicity.

Chrome belt line

The chrome-crafted belt line enhances the sporty profile with dynamic simplicity.

Kia Cerato Exterior Grip-type exterior door handles

Grip-type exterior door handles

Providing a not only a truly sporty look, griptype outside door handles are highly satisfying to the touch.

Kia Cerato Exterior Rear spoiler An aerodynamic spoiler on the rear trunk lid accentuates the sporty exterior design of the new Cerato.

Rear spoiler

An aerodynamic spoiler on the rear trunk lid accentuates the sporty exterior design of the new Cerato.

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Wing mirrors with LED side repeaters

Aerodynamicallyshaped wing mirrors feature LED side repeaters to make you more visible to others when turning. An electric gull-wing folding version adds to the sense of style and luxury.

Kia Cerato Exterior Aero blade wipers The wiper blades are aerodynamically designed to prevent them from lifting off the windscreen at high speeds.

Aero blade wipers

The wiper blades are aerodynamically designed to prevent them from lifting off the windscreen at high speeds.

Kia Cerato Exterior Security indicator

Security indicator

A security indicator with blinking LED deters potential intruders by letting them know the alarm system is activated.

Kia Cerato Exterior Safety power windows

Safety power windows

A safety mechanism built into the front windows prevents them from closing when an obstruction gets in the way.

Kia Cerato Exterior Safety power sunroof

Safety power sunroof

A tilt & slide power sunroof lets light and air into the interior, while a safety mechanism prevents it from closing if an obstruction is detected.

Kia Cerato Exterior Wheels

Wheels

Choose from four wheel types: 15” or 16” steel, 16” alloy, or for the ultimate in looks and performance there’s a 17” alloy.

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Kia Cerato Interior Bring out the driver in you

Bring out the driver in you

The driver-oriented cockpit, featuring an intuitive instrument and switch layout, is the perfect blend of functionality and style. The center fascia is angled toward the driver by 9 degrees, while the distinctive wave-like motif of the dashboard completes the overall look.

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Enhanced ergonomics for maximum control

The ergonomically-designed driver space provides you with precise, fingertip control, together with class-leading comfort. Taking center stage is a high-tech supervision cluster with 4.2" full-color TFT-LCD that displays a comprehensive range of vehicle information. Meanwhile, a floor console tray with sliding cover lets you store your essentials within easy reach, and a sliding center armrest provides extra comfort on long journeys.

Kia Cerato Interior Supervision cluster The supervision cluster’s intuitive interface lets you access a range of user settings.

Supervision cluster

The supervision cluster’s intuitive interface lets you access a range of user settings.

Kia Cerato Interior 10-way power assisted driver seat

10-way power assisted driver seat

The 10-way power assisted driver seat with lumbar support electronically adjusts so that you can easily find your ideal driving position.

Kia Cerato Interior IMS (Integrated Memory Seat)

IMS (Integrated Memory Seat)

Featuring memory settings for two different drivers, IMS enables each driver to automatically readjust the seat position at the touch of a button.

Kia Cerato Interior Organ-type accelerator pedal

Organ-type accelerator pedal

The organ-type accelerator pedal moves along the same natural plane as your foot for more comfortable operation, especially on extended journeys.

Kia Cerato Interior Smart key with push button start

Smart key with push button start

For added convenience, you can lock or unlock the new Cerato’s doors without taking the key out of your pocket or purse by simply pressing the button on the door handle. Turning the engine ignition on and off is also as easy as pushing a button.

Kia Cerato Interior Spacious sophistication

Spacious sophistication

By lengthening the wheelbase and completely rethinking the use of space, every occupant will enjoy new Cerato’s roomy interior. Soft-touch materials, artificial leather trim and carbon pattern embossing are among the finishing touches that give the entire cabin a high-quality, modern feel.

Kia Cerato Interior Comfortable surroundings - 365 days a year

Comfortable surroundings - 365 days a year

An advanced climate control system means you and your passengers can relax on every journey, all year round. A heated steering wheel and seat warmers provide reassuring comfort on cold days, while automatic air conditioning and an air-ventilated driver’s seat keep you cool when the temperature rises. An auto defog system activates by itself when condensation is detected on the windshield glass, and a cluster ionizer ensures air flowing into the car is clean and odor-free.

Kia Cerato Interior Ventilated driver's seat

Ventilated driver's seat

Air blowing out through the seat cushion and back saves you from the discomfort of becoming hot and sticky during the summertime.

Kia Cerato Interior Rear air vent

Rear air vent

Back seat passengers can also enjoy warm or cool air circulation thanks to a rear air vent positioned at the back of the center console.

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Automatic air conditioning with dual-zone control

One climate temperature can be set for the driver and another for the front seat passenger. Both settings will be automatically maintained.

Kia Cerato Interior Heated steering wheel The leather-wrapped heated steering wheel is both practical and comfortable on frigid winter days.

Heated steering wheel

The leather-wrapped heated steering wheel is both practical and comfortable on frigid winter days.

Kia Cerato Interior Seat warmers Heated seats ensure that both driver and front seat passenger are snug and warm even on the coldest days.

Seat warmers

Heated seats ensure that both driver and front seat passenger are snug and warm even on the coldest days.

Kia Cerato Interior 4.3 inch touch screen audio

4.3” touch screen audio

The large color TFT-LCD display provides stunning visibility and touch screen capability while featuring a rear view camera display and high-end audio controls for enhanced convenience.

Kia Cerato Interior Radio + CD + MP3 audio

Radio + CD + MP3 audio

With a mono-TFT LCD for excellent visibility, the high-tech audio system features radio, MP3 and CD audio file playback and the new My Music feature.

Kia Cerato Interior Aux + USB + iPod A USB port lets you plug in an iPod or other mobile storage device and play your music through the car’s speakers

Aux + USB + iPod

A USB port lets you plug in an iPod or other mobile storage device and play your music through the car’s speakers.

Kia Cerato Interior Steering wheel audio remote control Take full control the audio system without removing your hands from the steering wheel.

Steering wheel audio remote control

Take full control the audio system without removing your hands from the steering wheel.

Kia Cerato Interior Steering wheel hands-free control

Steering wheel hands-free control

Conveniently located Bluetooth hands-free control switches let you make and receive phone calls while remaining focused on the road.

Kia Cerato Interior Manual tilt & telescopic steering column

Manual tilt & telescopic steering column

Adjust the position of the steering wheel vertically as well as backwards and forwards to suit your personal preference.

Kia Cerato Interior 60:40 split folding seats

60:40 split folding seats

The 2nd row seats fold with ease to give you great flexibility when it comes to carrying luggage, shopping bags and sports gear.

Kia Cerato Interior  Power window switch pad

Power window switch pad

With a soft-touch finish, the switches to control the power windows are arranged on a convenient pad for smooth fingertip control.

Kia Cerato Interior  mirrors with sliding covers

Sunvisors

Illuminated vanity mirrors with sliding covers add a touch of class, while the driver’s sunvisor features the addition of a handy ticket holder.

Kia Cerato Interior  Glove box

Glove box

An interior light ensures easy retrieval of stored items and a damper ensures smooth opening and closing of the glove box. An optional cooling version keeps your drinks and snacks fresh.

Kia Cerato Interior  Floor console cup holders

Floor console cup holders

Both driver and front seat passenger can store their open drinks securely in cup holders conveniently located on the floor console between the front seats.

Kia Cerato Interior  Overhead sunglasses case

Overhead sunglasses case

Conveniently store your sunglasses just above head level for easy access while driving.

Kia Cerato Interior  Rear center armrest with cup holders

Rear center armrest with cup holders

Backseat passengers can also enjoy drinks without any worry of spillage.

Kia Cerato Interior  Trunk trim inner cover

Trunk trim inner cover with inside handle

The inside of the trunk lid is lined with a soft material for added aesthetics while a convenient handle on the inside of the trunk enables hasslefree closing of the trunk without getting your hands dirty.

Kia Cerato Interior Black interior

Black interior

Cloth (L/LX)
Cloth (EX)
Cloth (SX)
Leather (EX/SX)
Leather (EX/SX) w/ Air ventilation

Kia Cerato Interior Brown color package

Brown color package

Leather (EX/SX)
Leather (EX/SX) w/ Air ventilation

Kia Cerato Interior Grey interior

Grey interior

Cloth (L/LX)
Cloth (EX)
Cloth (SX)
Leather (EX/SX)
Leather (EX/SX) w/ Air ventilation

Kia Cerato Interior White color package

White color package

Leather (EX/SX)
Leather (EX/SX) w/ Air ventilation

Kia Cerato Interior Sound system

Sound system

New Cerato’s 6-speaker sound system with separate tweeters is designed to deliver crystal clear and full-bodied sound reproduction.

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