Kia chose the 2012 Paris Motor Show to unveil the world premiere of two new models: Kia Carens and Kia Pro Cee’d.
The first represents the return of the brand in the European MPV segment.
The internal space is quite large and is possible to choose between five and seven seats.
The engine line-up ranges from 115 to 177 hp, with CO2 emissions from 118 g / km.
The three-door Kia Pro Cee’d, expected to hit the market next spring, is in-line with the stylistic cues of the second generation five-door Kia cee’d and Cee’d Sportswagon, but with a sportier stance.
31 m in lenght, 1.
78 in width and with a 2.
65 m long wheelbase, the Pro Cee’d has a roofline 4 cm lower and the B-pillar moved further back.
The car offers the same engines and transmissions of the current range.
In addition to these two world premiere Kia has also unveiled two European premieres.
Kia Optima Hybrid, a diesel hybrid saloon equipped with a 2.
0-litre diesel engine combined to a 30 kW electric motor.
Together, the units develop a total output of 190 hp.
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h takes 9.
4 seconds and top speed is 192 km / h.
Fuel consumption is rated at 5.
4 litres per 100 km with CO2 emissions of 125 g / km.
The other new model unveiled by the Korean manufacturer was the updated Kia Sorento SUV, with a revised bodywork, a new 2.
4-litre GDi engine and a choice of improved diesel engines in terms of efficiency and harmful emissions.