Earlier on we mentioned the fact that the Cee'd's interior doesn't feature THAT much of a difference compared to the old one, but we were talking mostly about the design. Although we still didn't get to drive a fully-decked model, our test car had a level of equipment similar to the non-facelift we drove before.
The headlights weren't equipped with xenon, but the facelift does bring some improvements to the standard halogen ones, which now have a magnifying glass. The windshield wipers still don't have an automatic rain sensor, while the headlights have to do without a light sensor as well. For a car costing around 13,000 euros, nobody is complaining, especially since the standard features are more than plenty for this level of equipment.
Sure, the seats are manually adjustable, but there are four electrically-operated windows with an automatic function. The seats weren't heated, but there was a dual-zone climate control system, unlike the single-zone which was available before.
The inboard-built radio CD-player has different buttons now, but it still has MP3 capabilities and an RDS radio with up to six preset stations. Both the AUX and the USB inputs are still tucked in at the base of the center console, making music pirates or iPod lovers happy everywhere. Continue reading