Kia Cerato vs Mercedes-AMG A45 Comparison

    Kia Cerato

    Mercedes-AMG A45

    2024 Kia
    Cerato
    vs
    2024 Mercedes-AMG
    A45
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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.
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    7.5
    8.5
    0.0
    Based on the Kia Cerato S SAFETY PACK
    Based on the Mercedes-AMG A45 S 4MATIC+ EDITION 1
    Best suitable for...
    City drivingCity driving
    LuxuryLuxury
    FunFun
    Fuel Efficiency
    50L
    340 to 370 km
    51L
    454 km
    Warranty
    7 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $26,590 - $36,390
    $106,900 - $119,900
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    CarExpert's Take

    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
    Paul Maric
    Founder
    Paul Maric drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Stupidly quick in a straight line and through corners
    • Interior presentation is second to none in this segment
    • Now with a five year warranty
    Misses
    • Big step up in price over the outgoing AMG A45
    • High levels of road noise transmitted into the cabin
    • Idle noise could be more AMG

    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)
    • Metallic Paint Premium (+$900)

    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

    Specs

    Type
    MULTI POINT F/INJ, TUR GASOLINE DIR INJTURBO MPFI, TURBO DIRECT F/INJ
    Size (cc)
    1591 - 19991991
    Size (L)
    2.0L, 1.6L2.0L
    Induction
    INLINE 4, TURBO 4TURBO 4
    Camshaft
    VARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM, DUAL OVERHEAD CAMVARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    1616
    Power
    112kW - 150kW310kW
    Power RPM
    6000 - 62006750
    Torque
    192Nm - 265Nm500Nm
    Torque RPM
    1500 - 40005000
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    10 - 10.39 - 10.5

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