Kia Cerato vs BYD Seal Comparison

    Kia Cerato

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    BYD Seal

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    2024 Kia
    Cerato
    vs
    2024 BYD
    Seal
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    How they stack...

    CarExpert Score
    CarExpert has rated other vehicles in the small category, between scores of 7.4 and 8.6.
    0.0
    7.7
    NA
    0.0
    Based on the Kia Cerato S SAFETY PACK
    Based on the BYD Seal
    Best suitable for...
    City drivingCity driving
    Fuel Efficiency
    50L
    340 to 370 km
    NA
    Warranty
    7 year
    warranty
    6 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $27,060 - $36,860
    $49,888 - $68,798
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    CarExpert's Take

    Josh Nevett
    Marketplace Journalist
    Josh Nevett drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Refined ride, handling
    • Seven-year warranty
    • Class-leading boot space
    Misses
    • Dated interior
    • Sensitive safety systems
    • Price hikes
    NA

    Standard Features

    Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
    Wireless phone charger
    Powered tailgate
    Rear air vents
    Adaptive cruise control
    Climate control
    Reversing sensors
    Reversing camera
    Autonomous emergency braking

    Optional Features

    • Premium Paint (+$520)
    • Ocean Blue Interior (+$1,500)

    Colours Available

    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

    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.

    Specs

    Type
    MULTI POINT F/INJ, TUR GASOLINE DIR INJELECTRIC
    Size (cc)
    1591 - 1999-
    Size (L)
    2.0L, 1.6L0.0
    Induction
    INLINE 4, TURBO 4NOT APPLICABLE
    Camshaft
    VARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM, DUAL OVERHEAD CAMNOT APPLICABLE
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    16-
    Power
    112kW - 150kW150kW - 390kW
    Power RPM
    6000 - 6200-
    Torque
    192Nm - 265Nm310Nm - 670Nm
    Torque RPM
    1500 - 4000-
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    10 - 10.3-

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