BYD Seal vs Kia Cerato Comparison

    BYD Seal

    Kia Cerato

    2024 BYD
    Seal
    vs
    2024 Kia
    Cerato

    How they stack...

    CarExpert Score
    CarExpert has rated other vehicles in the small category, between scores of 7.4 and 8.6.
    0.0
    8.6
    7.5
    0.0
    Based on the BYD Seal
    Based on the Kia Cerato S SAFETY PACK
    Best suitable for...
    City drivingCity driving
    Fuel Efficiency
    NA
    50L
    340 to 370 km
    Warranty

    -
    7 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    -
    $27,060 - $36,860
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    CarExpert's Take

    Anthony Crawford
    Senior Road Tester
    Anthony Crawford drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Handsome Porsche-esque design
    • Fast with solid road manners, body control
    • Outstanding bang for buck
    Misses
    • It's not the ride/handling benchmark
    • Some ADAS systems are over zealous
    • Boot space falls short of rivals
    Mike Costello
    Senior Contributor
    Mike Costello drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Seven-year warranty
    • Ample metal for the money
    • Unexpectedly agile handling adds some interest
    Misses
    • Tyre roar evident on highways
    • Four-star ANCAP rating unless fitted with option pack
    • Smaller touchscreen than other grades

    Optional Features

    NA
    • Premium Paint (+$520)

    Colours Available

    The BYD Seal is available in the following exterior colours:

    • Arctic Blue
    • Atlantis Grey
    • Aurora White
    • Cosmos Black
    • Shark Grey

    Aurora White is a no-cost option, with the other finishes costing $1500 or $2000 in the case of Shark Grey, which is available only on the Performance.

    Interior colours are either Ocean Blue or Thaumas Black.

    The Ocean Blue interior costs an extra $1500.

    The Cerato range is available in nine finishes:

    • Clear White
    • Snow White Pearl*
    • Mineral Blue*
    • Silky Silver*
    • Horizon Blue*
    • Steel Grey*
    • Runway Red*
    • Platinum Graphite*
    • Aurora Black*

    *Premium paint adds $520

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