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Including:
  • 3 Years Insurance
  • 3 Years Servicing
  • 3 Years Tax
  • 3 Years Warranty
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Fuel: Petrol/PlugIn Elec Hybrid

Body: Hatchback
Trans: Automatic

Rear wiper, Traction control, Bluetooth with Voice Recognition & Music Streaming, Rear parking sensor, Engine Start/Stop Button with Smart Entry System, Trip computer, Auto dimming rear view mirror, 7 speakers...

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Road Tax

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Ten Second Review

Kia's XCeed PHEV delivers plug-in hybrid technology to the mainstream part of the mid-sized SUV segment - and that's still a relatively rare thing in this class. 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

Where other brands are struggling to bring any Plug-in hybrid models to the volume part of the 'Qashqai-class' SUV 'C'-segment, Kia offers two, PHEV versions of the Niro and, as in this case, the XCeed crossover. Both use the same powertrain 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 XCeed, 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 XCeed 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 10.6s and top speed is just 99mph. 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 XCeed 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 XCeed 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 135-litres to 291-litres - which is not far off the sort of capacity you might get from a supermini.

Market and Model

With the standard '3' trim level most will want, an XCeed PHEV costs from over £30,000. 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 model. For further perspective, we'll tell you that a Kia Niro PHEV would cost you fractionally either less or fractionally more than this XCeed PHEV, depending on whether you ordered your Niro Plug-in with either '2' or '3'-spec trim. 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; 201.8mpg on the combined cycle and 32g/km of CO2. In its EV mode, the Kia XCeed 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

Body Glass

  • Rear wiper
  • Tinted glass
  • Heated rear window with timer
  • Rain sensing front wipers
  • Automatic defog system
  • All-round Electric Windows with Auto Up & Down Function
  • Windscreen Washer Level Warning
  • Privacy glass - Rear windows and tailgate

Brakes

  • Traction control
  • Hill start assist control (HAC)
  • Electronic stability control (ESC) and vehicle stability management (VSM)
  • ABS with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist System (BAS)

Communication

  • Bluetooth with Voice Recognition & Music Streaming
  • Apple car play with voice control
  • 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

  • Trip computer
  • Speed limit information function (SLIF)
  • 4.2" Supervision Colour Cluster Display
  • Kia Connected Services Featuring TomTom Live
  • 10.25" touchscreen satellite navigation with telematics

Driving Mirrors

  • Auto dimming rear view mirror
  • Wide view Drivers Door Mirror
  • Body coloured door mirrors with matt black lower housing
  • Electrically folding, adjustable and heated door mirrors with integrated LED indicator lights

Entertainment

  • 7 speakers
  • Steering wheel mounted controls
  • DAB Radio with Mp3
  • Front USB port

Exterior Body Features

  • Body colour bumpers
  • Black wheel arch extensions
  • Body coloured rear spoiler
  • Silver roof rails
  • Satin chrome window surround
  • Body Colour Exterior Door Handles
  • Black chrome and satin chrome closed radiator grille
  • Body coloured shark fin antenna
  • Body colour side sill mouldings

Exterior Lights

  • Automatic headlights
  • LED daytime running lights
  • High beam assist
  • LED rear lights
  • LED rear Fog Light
  • LED High-mounted Brake Light
  • Projection front fog lights
  • LED Bi-Function projection headlights

Heating/Cooling/Ventilation

  • Dual Zone automatic air conditioning

Interior Features

  • Leather steering wheel and gearshift
  • Luggage hooks
  • Chrome interior door handles
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Tilt/telescopic adjust steering wheel
  • Rear centre armrest with cupholders
  • 12V socket in luggage compartment
  • Faux leather door trim
  • Cloth/faux leather upholstery
  • Centre Console with Storage Box and Sliding Armrest
  • USB Fast Charger in Front Centre Console
  • Front and rear door storage
  • Luggage area parcel shelf
  • 12V power socket in front centre console
  • Centre console with cupholders and sliding cover
  • Rear cabin light

Interior Lights

  • Luggage area light
  • Front cabin map light with sunglasses case

Packs

  • Trailer Pack - XCeed

Safety

  • Height adjustable front seatbelts
  • Rear door child safety locks
  • Dual horn
  • Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • Dual front side airbags
  • Impact sensing auto door unlocking
  • All round 3-point Seatbelts
  • Twin front airbags
  • Seatbelt reminder warning
  • Front passenger airbag cut off switch
  • Twin Curtain Airbags

Seats

  • Heated front 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
  • Engine Immobiliser & Deadlocks

Vanity Mirrors

  • Illuminated driver and front passenger sunvisors with vanity mirror

Wheels - Alloy

  • 16" alloy wheels

Wheels - Spare

  • Tyre mobility kit

Performance

  • 0 to 60 mph (secs)
  • 0 to 62 mph (secs) 10.6
  • Engine Power - BHP 139
  • Engine Power - KW 104
  • Engine Power - PS
  • Engine Power - RPM 4000
  • Engine Torque - LBS.FT 195
  • Engine Torque - NM 265
  • Top Speed 99

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