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Including:
  • 3 Years Insurance
  • 3 Years Servicing
  • 3 Years Tax
  • 3 Years Warranty
£2,999 Advance Payment

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Fuel: Petrol/PlugIn Elec Hybrid

Body: Estate
Trans: Automatic

Rear wash/wipe, Traction control, Bluetooth with Voice Recognition & Music Streaming, Rear parking sensor, Engine Start/Stop Button with Smart Entry System, Outside temperature gauge, Body colour door mirrors...

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MPG

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Insurance Group

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Ten Second Review

Kia's Ceed Sportswagon PHEV is the only compact estate model to deliver plug-in hybrid technology. There are the usual plug-in model draws here - a fantasyland official fuel figure, a tax-busting CO2 reading and a 36 mile WLTP electrified driving range. But as usual, there's a premium price to pay for the technology and packaging compromises to make.

Background

The market can't offer too many compact estate cars. And that segment can't offer any plug-in hybrid options - except this one, the Kia Ceed Sportswagon PHEV. It uses the same powertrain that features in the brand's XCeed PHEV and Niro Plug-in models. It's the engine we first saw in the Hyundai IONIQ back in 2018, notably chiefly because, unlike other compact plug-in cars, it uses a conventional dual clutch automatic gearbox, rather than a 'rubber band' e-CVT set-up. To opt for the PHEV version of this Ceed Sportswagon, you've to accept quite a price premium, a weight penalty and compromises in interior packaging. Can the plug-in drive advantages here compensate? Let's find out.

Driving Experience

This Ceed Sportswagon PHEV uses a 1.6-litre petrol engine which works in tandem with an 8.9kWh lithium-ion battery mated to a 44.5kW electric motor. The powertrain's total power and torque output are figures are 139bhp and 265Nm - which aren't huge figures given that the plug-in system adds 115kgs of extra weight. Which is why this car won't feel especially quick; even if you select the available 'Sport' drive mode, 62mph from rest still takes 10.5s and top speed is just 106mph. But all may be forgiven if you're able to take regular advantage of this car's all-electric fuel-free driving range - WLTP rated at 36 miles. Kia claims that this Ceed Sportswagon will be able to get closer more regularly to this figure than some other PHEVs for two reasons. The first is the provision of a particularly effective regenerative braking system for harvesting kinetic energy and charging the battery. The second is the use of a dual-clutch automatic gearbox with proper mechanical cogs, rather than the usual 'rubber band' e-CVT automatic normally fitted to Plug-in hybrid models. This more conventional auto 'box allows the full output of both the engine and motor to be transferred in parallel through the transmission, with minimal loss of energy.

Design and Build

You'd have to be fairly familiar with the standard Ceed Sportswagon to recognise this PHEV version as being in any way visually different. The eagle-eyed will notice this plug-in variant's closed 'tiger-nose' grille at the front (which aids aerodynamic efficiency) and the distinct 'eco plug-in' exterior badges. Plus of course there's the addition of a charging port, integrated into the left front wing of the car. Inside, there's the same driver-oriented dashboard you'd get in any ordinary Ceed variant and this PHEV model offers Kia's latest 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment and navigation system with the brand's UVO Connect telematics package. The centre-dash display can show relevant information relating to the powertrain, displaying remaining charge levels in the battery and energy usage graphics. The Korean maker claims that the adoption of the PHEV powertrain has had a 'minimal impact' on packaging, but that's not quite true. Most plug-in models manage not to reduce rear seat space over their conventional counterparts but here, the way that the system's battery is located beneath the rear bench pushes the seats slightly up and forward, fractionally reducing leg room. Like virtually all PHEVs, boot space is reduced too - in this case falling by 188-litres to 437-litres. With the rear bench folded, total capacity is 1,506-litres, 188-litres less than the conventional model.

Market and Model

There's just one trim level offered - well-equipped '3'-spec, which in this case comes with a £30,000 price tag, just a few hundred less than you'd pay for the brand's XCeed mid-sized SUV fitted with this same powertrain. To give you some perspective, that's about £5,000 more than you'd pay for an equivalently-specced 1.4 T-GDi petrol or 1.6 CRDI (134bhp) diesel version of this Ceed Sportswagon model. The '3' grade features 16-inch alloy wheels and black cloth seat trim with black faux leather bolsters and powered lumbar support for the front seats. There's also privacy glass, rain sensing front windscreen wipers, a reversing camera, dual-zone automatic air conditioning, electrically folding door mirrors, an auto-dimming rear view mirror and rear parking sensors. Heated front seats and steering wheel are also included, along with a smart entry system and a 10.25-inch centre-dash infotainment screen including satellite navigation. The infotainment system allows smartphone users access to both Android Auto and Apple CarPlay and it is Bluetooth multi connection-enabled. Safety kit includes Lane Keeping Assist, High Beam Assist, Driver Attention Warning, a Speed Limit Information Function and 'Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist - City and Pedestrian' autonomous braking.

Cost of Ownership

Let's start with the WLTP-rated fuel and emissions figures you'll need; 188.3mpg on the combined cycle and 33g/km of CO2. In its EV mode, the Kia Ceed Sportwagon Plug-in Hybrid is capable of travelling up to 36 miles and takes 2 hours and 15 minutes to recharge the battery pack to 100 per cent using a 3.3kW AC charger. Plus your Benefit-in-Kind taxation exposure will fall to just 10%. This PHEV model also features a range of extra functions to enhance usability for owners looking to extract the most out of the electrified powertrain. There's a charging indicator, a visual aid that can tell you that the car is charging or when the battery is fully-charged. Its location on top of the dashboard means drivers can instantly ascertain the car's state of charge at a glance from outside the car (for instance, when it is parked on the driveway at home and the owner hasn't left the house yet). The 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment and navigation system incorporates extra functionality to help owners locate available charging points in their vicinity, or en route to their navigation destination. Owners can also use the touchscreen system to schedule when their vehicle should charge when plugged in at home, enabling owners to take advantage of cheaper off-peak energy tariffs, if available. As usual with Kia, there's a 7 year or 100,000 mile warranty which, since it can be passed from owner to owner, should help the impressively strong residual values. You might want to note that roadside assistance cover is limited to one year, but you do get a long 12 year bodywork warranty.

By Jonathan Crouch

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Key Standard Features*

  • Solid - Copper stone
  • Solid paint
  • Cruise control + speed limiter
  • Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA) - City/Pedestrian
  • Cloth/faux leather - Black
Specification
Body Glass
Rear wash/wipe
Tinted glass
Heated rear window with timer
Privacy glass (rear side windows and rear screen)
Rain sensing front wipers
Automatic defog system
All-round Electric Windows with Front Auto Up & Down Function
Front wiper de-icer
Windscreen Washer Level Warning
Brakes
Traction control
Electronic parking brake
Emergency stop signalling system
Hill start assist control (HAC)
Electronic stability control and vehicle stability management
ABS with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) & Brake Assist System (BAS)
PHEV Regenerative braking
Communication
Bluetooth with Voice Recognition & Music Streaming
Apple car play/Android Auto with voice control
Driver Aids
Rear parking sensor
Lane keep assist
Drive Mode Selector
Driver attention warning
Reversing camera with dynamic guide lines
Motor driven power steering
Driver Convenience
Engine Start/Stop Button with Smart Entry System
Driver Information
Outside temperature gauge
Trip computer
Service interval indicator
4.2" Supervision Colour Cluster Display
Kia Connected Services Featuring TomTom Live
10.25" touchscreen satellite navigation including telematics
Speed and Multifunction LCD full colour display
PHEV dashboard charging indicator
Driving Mirrors
Body colour door mirrors
Auto dimming rear view mirror
Wide view Drivers Door Mirror
Electric adjustable/heated/folding door mirrors with led indicators lights
Embellishment Trims
Satin Chrome Fascia Trim
Entertainment
Steering wheel mounted controls
DAB Radio with Mp3
7 speaker audio system
Illuminated USB ports
USB port for connection of a media device
Exterior Body Features
Roof rails
Body colour bumpers
Body coloured rear spoiler
Chrome window surround
Body Colour Exterior Door Handles
High Gloss Black and Satin Chrome Radiator Grille
Exterior Lights
Front fog lights
Automatic headlights
LED daytime running lights
High beam assist
LED rear lights
LED High-mounted Brake Light
LED Bi-Function headlights
Heating/Cooling/Ventilation
Dual Zone automatic air conditioning
Rear Air Ventilation
Interior Features
Leather steering wheel and gearshift
Rear centre armrest
Luggage hooks
Rear coat hooks
Leather handbrake
Cupholders in rear armrest
Cupholders in centre console
Tilt/telescopic adjust steering wheel
12V socket in luggage compartment
Satin chrome interior door handles
Faux leather door trim
Headlining in Light grey
Cloth/faux leather upholstery
Black High Gloss Front Console Tray garnish & door trim
3 x Passenger Assist Grips
Centre Console with Storage Box and Sliding Armrest
Dual Height Luggage Area Floor
USB Fast Charger in Front Centre Console
Front and rear door storage
Luggage area parcel shelf
Interior Door Lock/Unlock Function
12V power socket in front centre console
Interior Lights
Illuminated ignition key hole
Front map light with sunglasses case
Dash illumination dimmer switch
Luggage area light
Packs
Trailer pack - Ceed
Safety
Height adjustable front seatbelts
Rear door child safety locks
Dual horn
Tyre pressure monitoring system
Front passenger airbag deactivation
Dual front side airbags
Impact sensing auto door unlocking
All round 3-point Seatbelts
Twin front airbags
Seatbelt reminder warning
Twin Curtain Airbags
Seats
Driver's seat height adjuster
Front seatback pockets
Driver + front passenger electric lumbar support
60/40 split folding rear seat
Front Passenger Seat Height Adjuster
All-round height adjustable headrests
ISOFIX Child seat top tethers and anchor fixings
Security
Locking wheel nuts
Alarm system
Speed sensitive auto door locking
Intelligent Stop and Go
Engine Immobiliser & Deadlocks
Remote Central Door Locking with Fold away Key
Vanity Mirrors
Driver & Front Passenger Sunvisors with Vanity Mirror Illumination & Ticket Holder
Wheels - Alloy
17" alloy wheels
Wheels - Spare
Tyre mobility kit
Performance
Performance
0 to 60 mph (secs)
0 to 62 mph (secs)10.5
Engine Power - BHP139
Engine Power - KW104
Engine Power - PS
Engine Power - RPM5700
Engine Torque - LBS.FT196
Engine Torque - MKG27
Engine Torque - NM265
Engine Torque - RPM4000
Top Speed106

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