Kia reviews

2021 Kia Stonic GT-Line review (video)

Apr 27, 2021

Although it has been on sale overseas for a few years now, the Kia Stonic is a brand-new model for Australia. It slots beneath the Seltos to become the brand’s new entry-level SUV. Here we’re...

2021 Kia Sorento Sport+ review (video)

Feb 15, 2021

Kia has certainly been proving itself as the brand to buy in recent times. The South Korean manufacturer has had a busy few years enhancing its reputation for quality, design and reliability. And the sales...

2021 Kia Sorento GT-Line review (video)

Jan 04, 2021

Here’s a lesson in how to large practical SUV. This is the all-new 2021 Kia Sorento. Specifically, the flagship GT-Line, which comes with enough bells and whistles to keep all the family happy. The new...

2020 Kia Cerato GT Sedan review (video)

Sep 05, 2020

As the name suggests, PerformanceDrive loves to get its teeth stuck into all sorts of sport-oriented vehicles. Although the 2020 Kia Cerato GT falls short of the full Hyundai i30 N equivalent hot hatch, we...

2020 Kia Seltos review – S and GT-Line (video)

May 28, 2020

The small SUV market is now a hugely contested segment in Australia. That’s why Kia has thrown its all at it and introduced a brand-new model; the Seltos. It comes with a fresh, youthful design...

2020 Kia Carnival Platinum diesel review (video)

Apr 02, 2020

When it comes to the job of carting lots of people around in a vehicle, MPVs and people movers are simply the best at it. They probably always will be, despite the influx of SUVs...

2020 Kia Sorento GT-Line diesel review (video)

Mar 30, 2020

Kia has certainly raised the bar over the last few years with class-leading styling, improved quality, the longest warranty, and is maintaining very competitive prices. In the 7-seater SUV market, the 2020 Kia Sorento competes...

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...

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...

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...

2019 Kia Cerato GT hatch review (video)

Apr 20, 2019

Kia doesn’t currently offer a full-cream hot hatch. But this new Cerato GT gets mightily close, packing turbo power, stiff suspension, and all of the spicy garnishes you’d expect from one. The GT is the...

2019 Kia Picanto GT review (video)

Apr 10, 2019

Finally, Kia Australia is offering this little gem in local showrooms. It’s called the Picanto GT, and while it might not offer the outright neck-jerking performance of a proper hot hatch, it does stand out...