Kia

2020 Kia Cerato review – S & Sport+ (video)

Jan 09, 2020

The Cerato is yet another success story from Kia. With 21,757 sold in Australia in 2019 according to VFACTS, up 16.8 per cent on 2018, it is the fourth most popular small car on the...

Australian vehicle sales for December 2019 (VFACTS) – best of the year

Jan 06, 2020

What were the best-selling cars in 2019? The National VFACTS figures for new vehicle registrations in December for in Australia have just been handed out, revealing the market trends and all of the figures. For...

Kia Seltos scores 5-star ANCAP safety rating

Dec 30, 2019

The Kia Seltos has been awarded the full five-star ANCAP safety rating, following recent crash tests conducted locally. All variants receive the top score. Kia Australia launched the beaut new Seltos in October. But up...

Kia debuts Hyundai’s new 2.5 T-GDi turbo engine, 8-speed dual-clutch auto

Dec 18, 2019

After plenty of rumours and reports, Hyundai Group has now confirmed its all-new 2.5 T-GDi turbo four-cylinder engine. Although it was expected to debut in the upcoming Sonata N-Line, Kia has swooped in and announced...

2020 Kia Seltos Sport+ 1.6T AWD review (video)

Dec 04, 2019

Without meaning to give away the conclusion before the review has even started, Kia seems to have struck yet another winning chord with the new 2020 Kia Seltos. On paper/screen the initial specs and features...

Kia Seltos ‘GT’ performance variant imagined – yes please?

Dec 02, 2019

Imagine if Kia made a high-performance ‘GT’ version of its fantastic new Seltos small SUV. Some renderings of what such a model could look like have hit the ‘net to give our imaginations a hand....

Kia Futuron concept previews future electric vehicle design

Nov 05, 2019

Check out this for a flash SUV concept. It’s called the Kia Futuron concept, and it’s set to preview the design direction for Kia’s future electric vehicles. The concept is pitched as a coupe-style SUV,...

Kia Seltos on sale in Australia from $25,990

Oct 18, 2019

The all-new Kia Seltos has arrived in Australia, coming in as the brand’s smallest SUV in the showroom. It’s set to take on the likes of the Mazda CX-3, Hyundai Kona, and the Toyota C-HR....

2020 Kia Stinger Carbon Edition announced for Australia

Oct 16, 2019

Lovers of the Kia Stinger will be excited to hear the local arm has just announced a sportier Carbon Edition for Australia, which comes with a range of exotic carbon fibre highlights to enhance its...

Video: Tuned Kia Stinger GT (324kW ATW) 0-100km/h & engine sound

Oct 01, 2019

Here at PerformanceDrive, we love cars and the aftermarket scene. So when a close friend decided to tune his Kia Stinger GT, we just had to check it out and see the potential. The car...

Kia Picanto EV on the cards, challenge to keep costs down – report

Sep 23, 2019

Kia is considering an electric version of its cute little Picanto hatch, a report has discovered. However, the challenge is finding ways to keep costs to a minimum for the affordable nameplate. The news stems...

2020 Kia Stinger GT review (video)

Aug 26, 2019

It’s been on sale for almost two years now, and although it does present some very appealing numbers, including power and performance figures, and price, it hasn’t really captured the Aussie market as much as...