Kia Cerato 2004 Hatchback

This generation of Kia Cerato has been produced from January, 2004 to January, 2007. We can provide information about 7 modifications of this generation. The car has been produced only with front wheel drive.

This Kia is available with two petrol engines with displacement from 1.6 to 2.0 litres and power of from 105 to 143 horsepower un three diesel engines with displacement from 1.5 to 2.0 litres and power of from 102 to 115 horsepower.
The car is available with both manual (5 versions), as well as automatic (2 versions) gearbox.

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Kia Cerato 2004 hatchback average fuel consumption in combined cycle for petrol engine is from 7 to 8.3 litres per 100km, whereas for diesel engine - from 4.9 to 6 litres per 100km. The most fuel efficient Kia Cerato 2004 hatchback petrol engine version is Kia Cerato 1.6, consuming 7 litres per 100km. While the most fuel efficient Kia Cerato 2004 hatchback diesel - Kia Cerato 1.5 CRDi for 100 kilometers consumes 4.9 liters of diesel.
According to user reviews, Kia Cerato real-world fuel consumption is on average about approximately for 21 percents higher as the manufacturer's claimed fuel economy (on average +20% for petrol engines and +22% for diesel engines). For a more detailed actual fuel economy of each model, select a specific Kia Cerato modification.

Kia Cerato 2004 hatchback CO2 emissions for petrol engine are from 167 to 198 grams per kilometer, whereas for diesel engine - from 129 to 157 grams per kilometer. From Kia Cerato with petrol engines the lowest CO2 emissions has Kia Cerato 1.6 which produces an average of 167 grams of CO2 per kilometer. In turn, from the Kia Cerato diesels least CO2 distributes Kia Cerato 1.5 CRDi - 129 grams per km.

The best acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h - 9 seconds has Kia Cerato 2.0 CVVT version, conversely the tardiest one is Kia Cerato 1.6 reaching this speed only in 13 seconds. The maximum top speed is 208 km/h for the 2.0 petrol 4-cylinder 143 hp version (Kia Cerato 2.0 CVVT).

Lenght of Kia Cerato is 434 cm, it is medium size car. For comparison - Kia Cerato is about 2 cm longer than Honda Civic hatchback, but 8 cm shorter than Opel Astra hatchback. Kia Cerato gross weight is from 1700 to 1856 kg (depending on modification), this car is about 6 percent heavier than the average for this age and class of vehicles. Kia Cerato trunk space is 228 litres, by folding down all rear seats boot capacity can be increased to 1046 litres.

This Kia is relatively cheap - it can be purchased (in Latvia) for around 1100 €. Below you will find more detailed information about Kia Cerato prices and costs.

Kia Cerato modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption Gearbox
Kia Cerato 2004 1.5 CRDi Nov 2004 — Dec 2006

Most fuel efficient diesel version

1.5 Diesel 102 HP 4.9 l/100km Manual (5)
Kia Cerato 2004 1.6 Aug 2004 — Jan 2007

Most fuel efficient petrol version

1.6 Petrol 105 HP 7.0 l/100km Manual (5)
Kia Cerato 2004 1.6 Jan 2004 — Dec 2006 1.6 Petrol 105 HP 7.8 l/100km Automatic (4)
Kia Cerato 2006 1.6 CRDi VGT Jan 2006 — Jan 2007

Most powerfull diesel version (115 HP)

1.6 Diesel 115 HP - Manual (5)
Kia Cerato 2004 2.0 CVVT Aug 2004 — Jan 2007

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 9 seconds

2.0 Petrol 143 HP 7.5 l/100km Manual (5)
Kia Cerato 2004 2.0 CVVT Aug 2004 — Jan 2007

Most powerfull petrol version (143 HP)

2.0 Petrol 143 HP 8.3 l/100km Automatic (4)
Kia Cerato 2004 2.0 CRDi Aug 2004 — Jan 2007 2.0 Diesel 112 HP 6.0 l/100km Manual (5)
Kia Cerato service and maintenanceOil change intervals, capacities and specifications, service information for filters, spark plugs, belts etc.

Kia Cerato safety

During safety testing Kia Cerato has obtained 3 stars from five, which means average safety level.
Adults (driver and passenger) safety of Kia Cerato is evaluated with three stars, children safety - with three stars, and for pedestrian protection Kia Cerato got one star.

Kia Cerato prices

Kia Cerato 2004 - 2007 hatchback price in Latvia is from 600 € to 1700 €.
Comparing to analogical vehicles Kia Cerato price is very low - Kia Cerato is approximately for 36 percents cheaper then average hatchbacks of this age (compare hatchbacks 2004 - 2007 prices). Despite of relatively low price Kia Cerato quality is above average (see below), so this Kia can be a good buy.

Kia Cerato 2006 price 700 € 1100 € 1700 €
Kia Cerato 2005 price 600 € 1100 € 1500 €
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Kia Cerato reviews

Kia Cerato 2004 Hatchback Diesel 2.0 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2004 (new car) Owned for:370`000 kilometers (13 years)
Average fuel consumption: 5.2 litres per 100km (30% urban driving)
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