Kia Ceed 2010 vs Renault Megane 2012

Kia Ceed
2010 - 2012
Renault Megane
2012 - 2013
Gearbox: AutomaticAutomatic
Engine: 2.0 Petrol2.0 Petrol
Camshaft drive: Timing beltTiming chain
Timing belt usually needs to be replaced more often than the chain, but it is usually significantly cheaper. Timing belt motors are generally quieter and less vibrating than chain motors.


Power: 143 HP138 HP
Torque: 186 NM190 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 10.4 seconds10.1 seconds
Renault Megane is a more dynamic driving.
Kia Ceed engine produces 5 HP more power than Renault Megane, but torque is 4 NM less than Renault Megane. Despite the higher power, Kia Ceed reaches 100 km/h speed 0.3 seconds later.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 7.67.8
Kia Ceed consumes 0.2 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Renault Megane, which means that by driving the Kia Ceed over 15,000 km in a year you can save 30 litres of fuel.
Fuel tank capacity: 53 litres60 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 690 km in combined cycle760 km in combined cycle
850 km on highway960 km on highway
Renault Megane gets more mileage on one fuel tank.


Engine production duration: 11 years18 years
Engine spread: Installed on at least 7 other car models, including Kia Sportage, Hyundai Sonata, Hyundai Tucson, Hyundai ElantraInstalled on at least 3 other car models, including Renault Scenic, Renault Clio, Renault Koleos
In general, the longer and for more car models an engine is produced, the better its serviceability and availability of spare parts.


Length: 4.26 m4.30 m
Width: 1.79 m1.81 m
Height: 1.48 m1.47 m
Both cars are similar in size. Kia Ceed is 4 cm shorter than the Renault Megane, 2 cm narrower the height of the cars does not differ significantly.
Trunk capacity: 340 litres386 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
no data1162 litres
Renault Megane has more luggage space.
Kia Ceed has 46 litres less trunk space than the Renault Megane.
Turning diameter: 10.3 meters11.1 meters
The turning circle of the Kia Ceed is 0.8 metres less than that of the Renault Megane, which means Kia Ceed can be easier to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): no data1`780
Safety: no data
below average

Kia Ceed has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Renault Megane has serious deffects in 10 percent more cases than Kia Ceed, so Kia Ceed quality is probably slightly better
Average price (€): 38003800
Pros and Cons: Kia Ceed has
  • timing belt engine
  • better manoeuvrability
  • fewer faults
Renault Megane has
  • timing chain engine
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • roomier boot
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