Kia Cerato 2012
This is what Ewan Kennedy liked most about this particular version of the Kia Cerato: Sporty look, Large boot and interior for the class, Suspension pretty good for Australian roads
The 2012 Kia Cerato carries a braked towing capacity of up to 1200 Kg, but check to ensure this applies to the configuration you're considering.
The Kia Cerato is also known as the Kia Forte in markets outside Australia.
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Kia Cerato 2012 Reviews
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Kia Cerato 2012 Price and Specs
|Kia Cerato Model||Body Type||Specs||Price from||Price to|
|Koup Si||Coupe||2.0L ULP 6 SP AUTO||$8,888||$11,990|
|Koup Si||Coupe||2.0L ULP 6 SP MAN||$8,888||$11,990|
|Koup SLS||Coupe||2.0L ULP 6 SP AUTO||$7,490||$11,990|
|Koup SLS||Coupe||2.0L ULP 6 SP MAN||$6,100||$9,460|
|Extra L.E||Hatchback||2.0L ULP 6 SP AUTO||$8,900||$11,990|
|Extra L.E||Hatchback||2.0L ULP 6 SP MAN||$6,990||$11,990|
|S||Hatchback||2.0L ULP 6 SP AUTO||$4,950||$11,990|
|S||Hatchback||2.0L ULP 6 SP MAN||$6,987||$10,999|
|Extra L.E||Sedan||2.0L ULP 6 SP AUTO||$8,900||$11,990|
|Extra L.E||Sedan||2.0L ULP 6 SP MAN||$6,990||$11,990|
|S||Sedan||2.0L ULP 6 SP AUTO||$4,950||$11,990|
|S||Sedan||2.0L ULP 6 SP MAN||$6,987||$10,999|
Kia Cerato 2012 Q&As
Check out real-world situations relating to the Kia Cerato here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.
Loud tappet noise after servicing
The tappets are not adjustable, and it’s not normal that they are noisy. It’s hard to know what has happened as a result of it standing for so long. Have a mechanic check the tappets.
Kia Cerato engine pinging
It should run on 91-octane fuel without pinging; the knock sensor should ensure that it doesn't occur. Running it on higher-octane fuels makes it less prone to pinging, and again the knock sensor should have it running on the edge of pinging without actually doing it. I would keep the pressure on Kia to fix the problem, and at the same time get the help of an independent mechanic.
Can dealers change a sale price?
I don’t see any reason why it shouldn’t be allowable, the price could have been a sale price for a period of time, and went up when the offer finished.
Cruze or Cerato?
The Cerato is good choice and the long warranty makes it an easy decision. I get lots of complaints about the Cruze and would not recommend it.