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Kia Proceeding to reinvent itself

The carmaker goes big on style with a sporty take on its new hatchback, writes Shane O’Donoghue

10th February, 2019
The new Kia Proceed makes the Ceed Sportswagon look dowdy in comparison

The three-door C-segment hatchback is an endangered species. Not all that long ago, buyers in the market for a sporty-looking alternative to the practical five-door family hatchback would opt for the three-door version.

These were seen in many cases to be halfway to coupé ownership, though powered by modest engines for the most part and retaining most of the practicality of the five-door cars. But the market has shifted toward SUVs instead, which may not...

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