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Kia Cerato Hatch S

What is the Kia Cerato S like to drive? The Kia Cerato S hatch is a fun car to drive. It represents excellent value, is well-equipped, has a great warranty and is engaging to drive. Before you set foot inside the new Kia Cerato, the car makes a strong impression with one of the coolest key fobs in the category. Even for the base model Cerato S the high-quality unit creates a nice connection between car and driver. It’s the ...

2019-04-24T16:35:52+10:00April 24th, 2019|Kia|

Kia Sorento – What you need to know

Seven seats, a choice of petrol or diesel engines, and front and part-time all-wheel drive make the family-friendly third-generation Kia Sorento ideal for adventures with the clan. Refreshed in 2017 and available in four trim levels with an eight-speed automatic transmission, the Sorento continues as one of the most popular SUVs going. Let’s take a closer look to see which Sorento model you want to park in your garage. The entry model front-wheel drive Sorento Si is powered by a ...

2019-03-19T13:44:27+10:00March 19th, 2019|Kia|

Kia Rio Sport 2019 Review

It feels like the brief for the light car is ever-expanding (more please) and vehicles like the 2019 Kia Rio give the segment a good name. The updated 2019 Kia Rio Sport replaces the now defunct mid-range Si and SLi, with the Rio Sport now the middle ground offering in between the Rio S and top-spec Rio GT-Line. We’d suggest you get your pen and spec sheet out to accurately determine what you do and don’t get in the middle slot. Under ...

2019-03-19T13:18:40+10:00March 19th, 2019|Kia|

Debating which family friendly SUV you should buy next?

  2015-on Hyundai Tucson diesel This Hyundai’s flexible diesel engine and supple locally tuned suspension make for relaxed touring. Its compact size, agility and gutsy low-rev response mean it settles sweetly into urban duties. It’s smartly presented, usefully practical and ticks the big safety boxes, including modern technology such as auto emergency braking (AEB). The South Korean brand’s five-year warranty translates to coverage until 2020 for even the oldest examples and it’s backed up by a competitively priced lifetime fixed-price ...

2019-01-29T10:16:35+10:00January 29th, 2019|Hyundai, Kia|

2019 Kia Picanto GT arrives

  Micro car gets turbo engine, manual gearbox, stiff suspension and sporty image The Kia Picanto GT micro car has arrived after big promotion in Australia, bringing a sporty new entrant the market segment. Paired exclusively with a five-speed manual transmission, the new model is pitched squarely at budget-conscious enthusiasts, and joins GT versions of the Cerato, Optima and Stinger GT models.   The Kia Picanto GT is a 74kW mighty midget Taking pride of place as the new compact hero model, the Kia Picanto GT ditches ...

2019-02-16T20:53:45+10:00January 18th, 2019|Kia|

Kia Stinger announced as Business Insiders 2018 Car of the Year

Say hello to the 2018 Business Insider Car of the Year! Business Insider have announced the Kia Stinger is the Business Insiders 2018 car of the year. This is the fifth time Business Insider have presented the big trophy. Past winners were the Corvette Stingray in 2014, the Volvo XC90 in 2015, the Acura NSX in 2016, and the Porsche Panamera in 2017. The Kia Stinger established itself as an early front-runner maintaining its perch all year beating some serious competition including the Tesla Model 3, the Lamborghini Huracán ...

2018-12-06T11:54:43+10:00December 6th, 2018|General News, Kia|

Hyundai and Kia cars to have solar roof panels in 2019

Hyundai and Kia have announced that they will be releasing e battery-charging solar roof and body panels from 2019. Kia and Hyundai cars will be optionally available with solar panels on the roof and bonnet from 2019, as the company seeks to find new ways to reduce the carbon footprint of their cars.   In Australia, where cars are often parked outdoors in the sun, they could now be generating electricity and recharging battery power.     Indeed, on a ...

2018-11-22T10:16:32+10:00November 21st, 2018|Hyundai, Kia|

New Kia Soul Teased on Social Media

Two previews of the Kia Soul have been released prior to the reveal at the Los Angeles Motor Show. Kia has released two teasers for the new-generation Kia Soul on social media this past week, ahead of a full reveal at the Los Angeles Motor Show scheduled for the end of this month.    The first teaser of the third-generation Kia Soul previewed on instagram showcasing the car's hindquarters, revealing the side of the new hockey-stick taillights, end of the ...

2018-11-22T10:06:31+10:00November 21st, 2018|Kia|

2019 Kia Sportage Review

The Sportage offers two petrol engines (one of which is shared with the top-selling small car) and one diesel power plant, with the former retaining a six-speed automatic and the latter now endowed with an eight-speed automatic. Prices have risen by between $1000 and $2100 depending on the model, with petrol power only available in front-wheel drive with the 2.0-litre engine. The six-speed automatic directs 114kW and 192Nm to the front wheels starting from $29,990 for the Si petrol; the ...

2018-11-08T16:02:25+10:00July 16th, 2018|Kia|

Kia Wins Australia’s Best Family Wagon 2018.

  It's been a great year for Kia, taking out many awards in the NRMA 2018 Australia's Best Car Awards. They have been awarded: Best Family Wagon - Kia Carnival SLi Best Family Wagon 3rd place - Kia Sorento Si Best AWD SUV $50K to $65K - Kia Sorento GT-Line Best large car under $70,000 - Kia Stinger Best micro car - Kia Picanto S Kia caters for multiple stages in life and offers a variety of cars for whatever ...

2018-06-26T16:58:59+10:00June 26th, 2018|Kia|
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