Kia has added the Cerato S Premium to the Cerato range with an impressive list of standard features, including sat-nav and DVD player for $25k.
KIA HAS ANNOUNCED the launch of the mid-spec Cerato S Premium, meaning there are now four variants in the Cerato line-up. This follows the recent launch of the 2015 Kia Sportage Si Premium.
According to Kia, the Cerato S Premium sits between the S and top-spec Si and adds satellite navigation, reversing camera, seven-inch touch screen, 16-inch alloys, auto headlamp control, DVD player and more for $24,590+ORC (a $2300 price premium over the entry-level automatic Cerato S).
Available in both four-door sedan and five-door hatch the Cerato S Premium runs the same engine and equipment list as the Cerato S – 1.8-litre four-cylinder engine, six airbags, ABS, ESC, tilt and telescopic steering wheel, six-speaker audio system with remote control, Bluetooth streaming and hands-free, cruise control, front and rear parking sensors, trip computer, air conditioning, 60:40 split fold rear seat, power windows, and keyless entry.
In addition to the launch of the S Premium grade the 2015 Cerato upgrades will see satellite navigation as standard in S Premium, Si and SLi while the six-speed manual transmission will be available only on the entry-level Cerato S. All other grades will have the six-speed automatic as standard. Si and SLi models in sedan and hatch will continue to offer the 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine.
Pricing for the new models is as follows: S hatch and sedan M/T – $19,990 (+ORC); S hatch and sedan A/T – $22,290 (+ORC); S Premium hatch and sedan A/T – $24,590 (+ORC); Si hatch and sedan A/T – $28,490 (+ORC); SLi hatch and sedan A/T – $31,490 (+ORC).