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2017 Kia Picanto S manual review (video)

Sep 23, 2017

The 2017 Kia Picanto derives its name from the Spanish word for spicy; picante’, which, to some, may carry sporting or thrilling pretensions. Sitting in the smallest and most affordable city car segment, the emphasis...

2017 Kia Rio SLi review (video)

Jul 24, 2017

Welcome to 2017, where old is new and new is old again. Retro ’80s fluro ski jackets are making a comeback, the Nokia 3310 has been re-released on the market, and the all-new 2017 Kia...

2016 Kia Carnival Platinum V6 review (video)

Oct 28, 2016

A carnival ride can be a very fun, memorable experience for the whole family while others can be let down by cheap-looking attractions and mediocre plastic gimmicks, like a yawn-inducing ghost train ride. The Kia...

2016 Kia Sportage Platinum diesel review (video)

May 12, 2016

Kia’s latest strike on the ever-popular and ever-growing mid-size SUV segment has the potential to be one to throw straight up onto your shortlist. This is the new 2016 Kia Sportage. The Sportage underwent a...

2016 Kia Optima GT Turbo review (video)

Mar 02, 2016

In the market for a sporty, luxurious and practical sedan? Well, Kia claims its 2016 Optima GT is all of the above, and more. In the company of sub-premium mid-sized sedans like the Ford Mondeo,...

2015 Kia Sorento SLi V6 review (video)

Sep 23, 2015

It wasn’t long ago when good, reasonably-priced seven-seat SUVs were hard to come by. Now, there are a bunch to choose from. Kia’s latest attempt, the 2015 Sorento, could very well be the best value...

Should you buy a 2015 Kia Optima Platinum? (video)

Jun 12, 2015

If you’re in the market for a luxury four-door coupe but you don’t want to break the bank just to acquire one, the 2015 Kia Optima Platinum could be just the product you’re looking for....

2015 Kia Cerato Si 2.0 GDI review (video)

May 25, 2015

The Cerato sits in one of the most competitive market segments, locking horns with the Mazda3 and Toyota Corolla, also known as the two best-selling cars in Australia. Can the updated 2015 Kia Cerato Si...

10 things to love/hate about the 2015 Kia Rio S Premium (video)

May 06, 2015

2015 Kia Rio S Premium five-door auto RRP: $19,690. Price as tested: $20,210 (Metallic paint $520 extra) 2015 Kia Rio S Premium – Love Practicality Despite its compact dimensions, the Rio S does swallow up...

2014 Kia pro_cee’d GT-Tech review (video)

Jun 04, 2014

Now that Kia truly is competing in the auto market on an international scale, it's able to expand out and step into niche segments. This is the Kia pro_cee'd GT, the company's first dedicated sports...

2014 Kia Cerato Koup Turbo review (video)

Feb 19, 2014

In many ways the 2014 Kia Cerato Koup Turbo is a coming of age for the Korean carmaker. It’s Kia’s first true crack at a decent sports car. Is it ready to take on the...

2013 Kia Sportage Platinum review

Aug 06, 2013

The 2013 Kia Sportage Platinum is a cool-looking bit of kit. Its bold, modern styling gives it a definitive look. Other elements like LED running lights and funky 18-inch alloys also give it some street...

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