KIA will unveil a new crossover at Geneva in March.
To be called the Xceed it will slot in between the smaller Stonic crossover and the evergreen larger compact SUV, the Sportage, according to reports.
Its arrival means there will be four models bearing the Ceed name: the Xceed, the hatchback, Sportswagon and Proceed shooting brake.
The new motor is regarded as a rival to the likes of the popular Volkswagen T-Roc in what we all know is a rapidly expanding market segment with expanding demand.
It is expected to go on sale late this year or early next.