2013 Kia Cee’d Sportswagon was launched in the U.K. image

The new generation of the Kia Cee’d Sportswagon has been launched in the United Kingdom where the model has a base starting price set at 16, 895 pounds for the entry-level version.

According to the South Korean based automaker, the new generation of the Kia Cee’d Sportswagon is 15 mm longer, 40 mm lower and 10 mm narrower than the outgoing model and its luggage capacity is 528 liters with the seats up or 1,642 liters with the rear seats folded flat. The upper grades of the 2013 Kia Cee’d Sportswagon are offered with sliding aluminum luggage area rails and a high-level luggage barrier net.

For 16,895 pounds, future British customers of the new Kia Cee’d Sportswagon generation will get the 1.4 liter CRDi diesel engine, which is producing a total output of 89 horsepower (66 kW) and it has a peak torque of 220 Nm. The model has been rated at 67.3 mpg UK and it’s emitting less than 109 g/km of CO2.

New features on the 2013 Kia Cee’d Sportswagon include the electronic parking brake, heated steering wheel, dual zone climate control, automatic lights and wipers, 10-way adjustable driver’s seat and standard hill-start assist, vehicle stability management, electronic stability control and six airbags.