Kia K3 has an attractive price, the best sales in the C-segment sedan segment over the past two years, and is now renewed by Thaco with three versions.
This upgraded version is notable for its name change, from Kia Cerato to Kia K3. All three versions launched this time are equipped with Gamma 1.6 gasoline engine including: Premium, Luxury and Deluxe (MT). In particular, K3 Premium is a completely new version compared to its predecessor. In addition to exterior design changes, these versions also receive upgrades in design, interior and equipment.
Kia K3 is equipped with Gamma 1.6 engine, capacity of 126 horsepower at 3,600 rpm. Maximum pulling power of 155 Nm at 4,850 rpm. A 6-speed automatic transmission is available on Premium and Luxury versions, while the Kia K3 Deluxe version uses a 6-speed manual transmission.
At the end of the first 8 months of 2021, Cerato (K3) sold 6,119 vehicles, accounting for 47% of the total market share of the C-class sedan segment in Vietnam.
Kia K3 Premium priced at 659 million VND
This is currently the most advanced and completely new K3 version compared to the Ceraro model, which is oriented to customers who like a fully equipped car model and love the typical technology of Korean cars.
This version has LED lighting and the only remote vehicle start feature in the segment. The interior has an electrically adjustable driver’s seat with memory function. The front seats are heated and cooled. The entertainment system has a 10.25-inch AVN screen. Other equipment includes: wireless phone charger, gearshift paddles behind the steering wheel, automatic anti-glare rearview mirror. Safety features include tire pressure sensors and six airbags as standard.
Kia K3 Luxury costs 629 million VND
The Luxury version still has the same modern design as the Premium version, but with some features reduced, the price is 30 million VND lower.
K3 Luxury has Projector lights, LED taillights with unique graphics. The interior has a sunroof and remote car start feature, similar to the Premium version. Multi-directional electric driver’s seat. 8-inch AVN entertainment screen, integrated Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity. The interior is two-tone. Automatic two-zone automatic climate control.
Kia K3 Deluxe costs 559 million VND
K3 Deluxe is the most attractive version of Kia K3 and the C-segment sedan segment in Vietnam. This price is even lower than some B-class sedans.
K3 Deluxe has automatic lighting on and off, in the form of a Projector. Leather interior, 8-inch AVN entertainment screen that supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity. This version still owns safety equipment such as ESC electronic balance system, HAC hill start assist, Cruise Control cruise control and reversing camera.
In addition to the option of three versions, K3 is distributed by Thaco with 7 different color options including: white, silver, gray, black, red, light blue and dark blue. The car has a genuine 3-year warranty, distributed in a system of more than 90 Kia showrooms and dealers nationwide.
Tuan Vu (Photo: Thaco)