Which brings me to the most uplifting thing about the Cerato: its price. But few people who find their way into Kia's showrooms will be expecting a performance package. With consumption of eight to nine litres per 100km, the Cerato isn't the most frugal car around, but it will hardly bleed you dry — unlike some sporty brethren that are addicted to high-octane, high-cost fuel. Renewed yearly by completing scheduled maintenance services at Kia Dealerships up to maximum 7 years. The engine would pair well with the five-speed manual on the base model, as the four-speed automatic tends to cling to the lower gears if driven at anything beyond a going-to-church-on-Sunday pace. Kia Motors Australia reserves the right to discontinue or change the models, features, specifications, options, designs and prices of products referred to in this sheet without incurring any liability whatsoever to any purchaser or prospective purchaser of any such products. The car received a wider 4 cm and longer 3 cm body, a longer 4 cm wheelbase and a wider 7 cm gauge.
The little Kia's interior is roomy and reasonably well laid-out, with good space for front- and rear-seat passengers. You do not acquire ownership rights to any content, document or other materials viewed through the site. The Forte will be offered with a 2. Terms and conditions for Warranty, Capped Price Servicing and Roadside Assistance can be found at. Some product and company names mentioned on this site may be trademarks of their respective owners.
Contact your local Kia dealer for current information. If you have used registration number as search criteria, then vehicle information form will be displayed only if owner of that vehicle has given consent to display vehicles registration number in vehicle information form. Probably the most surprising thing about the Cerato is its ride. The car is constructed with 54% advanced high-strength steel that is stronger than the outgoing model. This uses a camera combined with radar to detect vulnerable road users through their shape and characteristics.
This version targets city driving where crashes often occur at low speeds but can cause debilitating injury such as whiplash injuries. It replaced the sedan and hatchback. You can't argue that the Cerato isn't great value. Complimentary Roadside Assistance for the first year. They may not be the fuel consumption achieved in practice. The changes affected the elements of the interior and suspension.
The curtain airbag activates instantaneously, deploying from the top of the door rails above the side window. Curtain airbags are designed to protect the driver's and front seat passenger's heads in a side impact crash. This will depend on traffic and road conditions and how the vehicle is driven. Limited slip differentials also help provide a more even distribution of traction forces when the car is on a slippery surface. Taking styling cues from the , the new Forte adopts a cab rearward exterior, resulting in a fastback profile and a short trunklid. In the new millennium, consumers are spoiled for choice, particularly in the small-car segment, with a host of very capable manufacturers vying for your dollars. Terms and conditions for Warranty, Capped Price Servicing and Roadside Assistance can be found at.
The two-litre engine puts out an honest 101kW that gets it moving through city traffic at a reasonable clip. It was a double overhead cam with either manual or automatic transmission. Except as expressly authorized by automobile-catalog. Consult your Kia dealer for the latest information on models, specifications, features, prices, options and availability. Capped Price Servicing: Maximum payable for specified number of manufacturer's standard scheduled maintenance services up to 7 years or 105,000kms, whichever occurs first.
The Cerato has clean, well-defined lines. Reproduction of part or all of the contents of this web-site in any form is prohibited and may not be recopied and shared with a third party. At the Sydney Motor Show, held from 9 to 19 October 2008, Kia introduced a new version of the Cerato sedan, which in Europe and North America was called Kia Forte. It too was based on the Hyundai Elantra platform and was released in America and Europe with a variety of engines. Traction Control systems optimise grip and stability of the car on the road during acceleration by measuring wheel rotation.
MacPherson struts at the front and a dual-link arrangement at the rear soak up bumps far better than many more expensive cars. Complimentary Roadside Assistance for the first year. In Europe, the Cerato was replaced by the. That, coupled with steering that offers minimal feedback and the limitations of front-wheel drive, means it's not the type of vehicle you'd want to push too hard. They form a cushion between the driver or passenger and the window and stay in place if the car rolls over to protect their head. The downside is that this can make the Cerato feel slightly unbalanced and wafty on twisting open roads.
They are useful in comparing the fuel consumption of different vehicles. In 2007 this generation received a minor facelift which revolved around the front bumper, the grile and the mirrors. Sorry vehicle with this id or registration number does not exist in our database. The Driver Protection rating measures the relative safety of cars in preventing serious injury to their own drivers in crashes. It's certainly an appealing package, as long as you don't expect it to extend to an enthralling driving experience. Some of the items herein are optional at additional cost.
Cerato or Spectra as it is known in foreign markets reached its second generation in 2004. The way in which pedestrians move relative to the path of the vehicle is calculated to determine whether they are in danger of being struck. Android Auto is a registered trademark of Google Inc. The protection for other road users rating indicates the level of protection that a vehicle provides for other unprotected road users other car drivers, pedestrians, bicyclists or motorcyclists in the event of a crash. Inspired by Stinger The long hood and short rear lend the all-new Cerato Sedan a fastback-like shape, inspired by the Kia Stinger. They form a cushion between the driver or passenger and the window and stay in place if the car rolls over to protect their head. .