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    Thread: 2013 Kia C'eed Revealed

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      01-10-2012 09:04 PM #1


      Quote Originally Posted by Carscoop
      We're being bombarded today with news from both sides of the Atlantic as along with all the world premieres from the 2012 Detroit Auto Show, for some reason, many automakers are also previewing their debuts for the upcoming 2012 Geneva Salon that takes place in March.
      After Infiniti, Kia also dropped a single picture of one of its world debuts, the brand new cee'd hatchback.

      The second generation of Kia's entry in the highly popular C-segment is aimed squarely against the likes of the Volkswagen Golf, Renault Megane and Ford Focus.

      Seen here in five-door trim, the compact hatchback sports a new design with styling elements from the Optima and an angrier front end with comparatively large headlamps – apparently, the latest BMW 1-Series started a new trend…

      Kia has not yet divulged any other details on the new cee’d, but the Korean company said that the five-door model will be available across Europe from the second quarter of 2012 with UK deliveries expected to start from June.
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      2013 Kia C'eed = Next generation Forte Hatchback?

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      Quote Originally Posted by omoderncultureo View Post
      2013 Kia C'eed = Next generation Forte Hatchback?
      Supposedly, yes--we will be getting one car this time rather than two separate ones.

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      01-10-2012 09:13 PM #3
      I'd get excited, but know full well Kia will limit the hatch in the US to automatic-only.
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      01-10-2012 09:14 PM #4
      How fast is it compared to the old one around the Top Gear test track?
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      01-10-2012 09:19 PM #5
      Wow that looks great.
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      01-10-2012 09:21 PM #6
      Is it still a reasonably priced car?
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      01-10-2012 11:56 PM #7
      Quote Originally Posted by the_toad View Post
      How fast is it compared to the old one around the Top Gear test track?
      Remember, the Top Gear version is saddled with an anemic 1.6L.
      The US wshould still get the 2.0 and 2.4's.
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    8. 01-10-2012 11:58 PM #8



      Perhaps, slightly?
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      01-11-2012 12:01 AM #9
      not even close

    10. 01-11-2012 12:11 AM #10
      Quote Originally Posted by flat6guy View Post
      Perhaps, slightly?
      It's an evolution of the original Cee'd (circa late 2006), and progressions of the Pro cee'd (3dr), from 2007 or so.

      I have always liked the design of the Cee'd. Hopefully we'd get it here in the states at some point.

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      01-11-2012 12:49 AM #11
      Quote Originally Posted by omoderncultureo View Post




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      2013 Kia C'eed = Next generation Forte Hatchback?
      You have your apostrophe in the wrong place. Bad robot!

    12. 01-13-2012 12:52 AM #12
      ^ LOL!

      Have to say, the front is a bit underwhelming; neither the shape of the headlights or the foglamps is particularly pleasing.

      Supposedly the next Procee'd will get a more sleek/aggressive design treatment so there is that.

      This belongs near the bottom w/ the Forte sedan in what has come out of the Schreyer-led studio.
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      01-13-2012 11:55 AM #13
      Quote Originally Posted by spockcat View Post
      You have your apostrophe in the wrong place. Bad robot!
      Lol, I noticed but was unable to edit the thread title.

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    15. 01-13-2012 06:41 PM #15
      ^ The side and rear are better; shame about the front.
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    16. 01-17-2012 06:06 PM #16
      I take back what I said about the front; in these photo shots, the front looks great (so much for the crappy previous images).










      It's the rear that doesn't look as good (would've been better if the lines for the taillights were cleaner/simpler).



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      01-17-2012 06:29 PM #17
      Sales rep. special. Brits will love this.
      The gloves are off, the wisdom teeth are out
      What you on about ?

    18. 01-17-2012 06:31 PM #18
      Quote Originally Posted by J-Tim View Post
      Sales rep. special. Brits will love this.
      So what's wrong w/ that; after all, Toyota is fleet queen down under.

      And I'm betting that the new i30 and cee'd will put a serious hurt on Toyota in Europe.
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      01-17-2012 06:39 PM #19
      Quote Originally Posted by CP1 View Post
      So what's wrong w/ that; after all, Toyota is fleet queen down under.

      And I'm betting that the new i30 and cee'd will put a serious hurt on Toyota in Europe.
      KIA Cee'd is not going to be sold over here so i30 and Corolla are safe for now. That's why I said "Brits will love this".
      The gloves are off, the wisdom teeth are out
      What you on about ?

    20. 01-17-2012 07:02 PM #20
      Quote Originally Posted by J-Tim View Post
      KIA Cee'd is not going to be sold over here so i30 and Corolla are safe for now. That's why I said "Brits will love this".
      I didn't say anything about the cee'd in Australia; hence me stating that the new i30 and cee'd putting a hurt on Toyota in Europe.
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      01-17-2012 07:22 PM #21
      Quote Originally Posted by CP1 View Post
      I didn't say anything about the cee'd in Australia; hence me stating that the new i30 and cee'd putting a hurt on Toyota in Europe.
      You said "Down Under". The only other country I know which falls under that name is New Zealand, but them Kiwis can be safely ignored.
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      01-17-2012 07:34 PM #22
      Quote Originally Posted by J-Tim View Post
      Sales rep. special. Brits will love this.
      Actually Fifth gear panned it for not being that great. surprising given all the hoopla here, I thought it would have done better.

    23. 01-17-2012 07:57 PM #23
      Quote Originally Posted by J-Tim View Post
      You said "Down Under". The only other country I know which falls under that name is New Zealand, but them Kiwis can be safely ignored.
      You do understand the whole concept about sentences and how one sentence could be about one thing and a second sentence about something else.


      Quote Originally Posted by CP1 View Post
      So what's wrong w/ that; after all, Toyota is fleet queen down under.

      And I'm betting that the new i30 and cee'd will put a serious hurt on Toyota in Europe.
      And I even separated them out in their own paragraphs (hint, the 2nd sentence has nothing to do w/ the 1st).
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      01-17-2012 08:06 PM #24
      Quote Originally Posted by CP1 View Post
      You do understand the whole concept about sentences and how one sentence could be about one thing and a second sentence about something else.


      And I even separated them out in their own paragraphs (hint, the 2nd sentence has nothing to do w/ the 1st).

      Dude!
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      02-15-2012 08:51 AM #27
      KIA is a piece of ****! The end!



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      02-15-2012 08:51 AM #28
      Quote Originally Posted by MrSpiker123 View Post
      KIA is a piece of ****! The end!

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      Looks pretty good. Not totally sold on the rear end, but it wouldn't be a dealbreaker if I was looking to get a 4dr hatch. Glad to see manual trans is still offered.

      But...

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      02-15-2012 08:54 AM #29
      All I can say is it looks par for the course. I suppose Kia will pack mucho value in it compared to their competition. On the other hand where the blank did they get that name from?

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      02-15-2012 09:01 AM #30
      Very nice. A slick package.

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      02-15-2012 09:20 AM #31
      I guess if the car gets in an accident and parts fly off, if the owner survives, he can proudly say

      "Well, I Cee'd all over the place."

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      03-04-2012 10:24 PM #34
      Quote Originally Posted by MrSpiker123 View Post
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      03-04-2012 10:28 PM #35
      Looks fantastic, but I bet the next Pro Cee'd is going to be even better still, considering the old one looks like this

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