Kia reviews

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...

Hyundai develops world’s first Active Shift Control transmission for hybrids

Jul 19, 2019

Hyundai Motor Group has developed what it is calling the world’s first Active Shift Control transmission for hybrid powertrains. It will debut in the all-new Sonata arriving later this year. The technology promises optimised transmission...

Kia pickup truck in the works, to arrive in 2022 – report

May 17, 2019

It seems Kia is planning to introduce a new pickup truck/ute for the mid-size segment, equipped with part-time four-wheel drive. The news stems from leaked info that purportedly reveal Kia’s future product plans. A Kia...

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...

2019 Kia Rio GT-Line 1.0 turbo review (video)

Feb 14, 2019

What’s this cute little sporty hatch? Kia Australia is topping out the latest Rio range with the new GT-Line. If you’re in the market for a compact car, this one looks like it could be...

2019 Kia Picanto GT-Line review (video)

Feb 01, 2019

From the wonderful world of Kia comes yet another hot number. The pint-sized Picanto shows the micro-car segment how it’s done, accounting for more than half of all sales in the segment in 2018. Now,...

2019 Kia Sportage GT-Line review (video)

Dec 27, 2018

Car buyers are spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing a medium-size SUV nowadays. This causes the benchmark to be constantly fought by competitors like Kia with its latest spin on the Sportage. Make...

Kia reports 5.1 per cent global sales increase in July

Aug 02, 2018

Kia has today announced its global sales stats for July, 2018, with the figure translating to a 5.1 per cent increase on the same month last year. The company has reported year-on-year increases for five...

2018 Kia Sorento GT-Line (video)

Jul 12, 2018

As a household brand name, Kia has upped the ante over the last few years with its latest models. We have seen enormous leaps in styling, performance and quality from the South Korean brand. The...

2018 Holden Commodore VXR vs Kia Stinger 330Si: Sports sedan comparison (video)

Jun 21, 2018

The affordable large sports sedan market has changed dramatically. For starters, you can forget Australian made. And, technically, most sedans aren’t even sedans these days; in the case of these two, both feature a sporty...

2018 Kia Stinger 330Si review (video)

Apr 14, 2018

The 2018 Kia Stinger 330Si high-performance fastback comes at a critical nexus in the history of the Australian vehicle market. 2018 feels like a dystopian year to be a red-blooded petrolhead. No more Aussie V8s....