Kia's first European-built plug-in hybrid powertrain combines an 8.9 kWh battery, a 44.5 kW electric motor and a 1.6 GDI engine with six-speed double-clutch transmission. The output is impressive:141ps for 0-100kmph acceleration in 11 seconds. And you can complete most daily drives on electric power alone.
Regenerative braking harvests kinetic energy that recharges your battery pack while coasting or braking. The Coasting Guide analyses your route to let you know when to take your foot off the pedal. The Virtual Engine Sound System activates in electric-only mode to safely alert pedestrians of your presence.
Enjoy the convenience of easy charging from a household socket or at a public charging station. At an AC Charge charging station, you can recharge the battery (up to 100%) in approximately 2 hours 15 minutes. Easily visilble from outside the vehicle 3 LED lights in the middle of the dashboard tell you the charging status and battery level.
Blind-Spot Collision Warning (BCW) uses radar to monitor your blind spots, warning you of approaching cars with a warning sound and a symbol on the side-view mirror. (Image shown is the All-New Kia XCeed for illustration purposes for BCW)