2013 Kia Cerato Launched in Australia
Kia world’s best-seller will be offered in three trim levels - S, Si and SLi. Two new "Nu" petrol engines will replace the old “Theta II” 2.0-liter four-cylinder. A 1.8-liter offered for the base model, that produces 150 hp (110 kW) and 178 Nm and a 2.0-liter that boasts 175 hp (129 kW) and 209 Nm of torque.
The basic S version of the Cerato costs AU$19,990 and includes features such as 16-inch steel wheels, cruise control, trip computer, Bluetooth connectivity, parking sensors, fog lights and USB/iPod compatibility.
Stepping up one notch to the Si model and for AU$23,990 you will have chrome exterior trimming, push button engine start, rear air vents, electric folding mirrors, reverse camera and a 4.3-inch touch screen.
The fully optioned SLi costs AU$27,990 and brings leather trimming, electricaly adjustable driver seat, LED daytime running lights, 17-inch alloy wheels, heated front seats, dual-zone climate control, a sunroof and paddle-shift transmission.
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