5 Star safety for peace of mind

Passive and active safety features, like Autonomous Emergency Braking with pedestrian and cyclist detection, Lane Keep Assist, comprehensive airbag system and Lane Keep Assist as standard across the range keeps you safe while you go out and about. 

Forward Collision Avoidance Assist (FCA) Car, Pedestrian, Cyclist

Equipped with pedestrian, car and cyclist detection, the Cerato is able to sense the potential for a collision and will apply emergency braking to avoid or reduce the effects of a collision.

Lane Keep Assist (LKAS) - Line / Road edge

The system detects the lane you’re in and informs the driver with a visual cue and warning sound when the vehicle begins to drift outside of its lane, without the driver indicating. The vehicle will also help you stay in the lane if you begin to deviate from the lane you're in. 

Blind Spot Collision Avoidance assist (BCA) rear

Sensors monitor vehicles in or approaching your blind spots. Visual alerts are provided on the outside mirrors and cluster, while an audio alert is sounded when indicating if necessary.

Rear Cross Traffic Collision Avoidance Assist (RCCA)

When backing out of a parking space, a sensor detects and alerts you to vehicles approaching from the left or right.

Rear view camera with dynamic guidelines

With clear sight of any obstructions via the LCD screen, the rear view camera helps you keep an eye on what's behind you while reversing and provides dynamic guidelines for easier parking.

Driver Attention Alert (DAA+)

The system will sound and display a warning in the instrument panel that it is time to take a break from driving when it senses the driver's attention level has been significantly reduced.

Comfort zone wherever you go 

Every feature of the Cerato has been designed for you to enjoy the drive and to keep you and your passengers comfortable while on the go.

8" and 10.25" LCD touchscreen

8" and 10.25' colour LCD screen is shared by the rearview camera and the audio system. The large screen makes it simple to select and operate audio system controls with the touch of a finger.

Dual zone climate

The dual zone climate control allows the driver and front passenger to adjust their own personal temperature settings.

Electrochromic rearview mirror

Electrochromic mirror automatically controls the glare from the headlights of the vehicle behind you.

Heated & ventilated front seats

3-way heated front seats keeping you cozy and warm on those cold days. On the other hand, the ventilated seats are perfect to keep you cool especially on a hot summer day.
Not available on all models



Integrated Memory Seat

The 8-way power adjustable driver's seat is also equipped with lumbar support and 2 memory settings for convenience and comfort.

Selected models only

Cargo space

The rear seats of the Cerato hatch split 60:40 and fold completely flat for maximum cargo space of 1,335L (VDA).

Settle in for the journey

With technology at arms reach, explore an array of features to help you stay comfortable and to make sure those long journeys are all the more enjoyable.

Smart Cruise Control

Radar sensors at the front of the vehicle monitors the distance between you and the vehicle ahead. To maintain a predetermined safe distance, the system will automatically apply the brakes to reduce speed.

Smart key with start/stop button

No need to scramble for your keys in your bag or pocket; With the Smart key, you can lock or unlock and even start your Cerato at the touch of a button.

JBL® Premium Sound System

You can enjoy your favourite music as never before through the 8 speaker, JBL® Premium Sound System. 

Available on GT

Wireless Phone Charging

The wireless phone charging (Qi) will charge your phone while you're on the go. It will also remind you to take your phone with you when leaving the car. 

Available on GT Line and GT


Satellite Navigation

With live traffic information so you know which areas to avoid, it can also suggests alternative routes to help you get to your destination faster. 

Available on GT Line and GT

Power up 

The Cerato GT takes it up a notch with a 1.6L turbo engine mated with a 7-speed dual clutch transmission.

1.6L T-GDi

The Cerato GT has a 1.6L Turbo GDi petrol engine that offers power, delivers dynamic performance, and fuel efficient.

7-speed DCT

The Cerato GT features a highly responsive 7-speed Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) that delivers dynamic acceleration and a smoother transition.

Multi-link suspension

The Cerato GT comes with a multi-link rear suspension to offer better handling and a fun driving experience.

Kia New Zealand

Delays for certain models

Certain models of Kia vehicles may be experiencing longer than normal delivery lead times due to the worldwide shortage of semi-conductor components. Your Kia dealer can advise you of the expected lead time for your specific vehicle. 

Kia NZ would like to remind new vehicle buyers that a rebate or a fee may apply to your new vehicle purchase as part of the NZ Govt Clean Car Standard. If you would like to contact us please click here