6 05, 2019

2019 KIA Rio GT Line driven and rated in Sydney

By |2019-06-29T17:26:56+10:00May 6th, 2019|Car Reviews by Brand|0 Comments

 KIA RIO was launched in 2017, and got a quick update in late 2018. Some the Sport model replaced the old mid range offerings, and an updated equipment list was offered. This brought loads of tasty goodies such as active lane control and monitoring, and AEB. Most importantly, the GT Line and it’s 1.0L engine came in to being. https://youtu.be/MxekjNKA5Dg [...]

25 01, 2019

2019 KIA Picanto GT is KIA’s nifty little secret

By |2019-01-25T19:42:38+10:00January 25th, 2019|Gay Cars|1 Comment

Kia Picanto GT Review – A bright, perky attitude but not a hot hatch David Brown23 January 2019 Introduction Nearly three years ago Kia introduced their micro car, the Picanto, onto the Australian market. It was a model that was near the end of its product run having been sold in overseas markets including New Zealand.  It was launched here [...]

23 01, 2019

2019 KIA Cerato GT Australian Launch Review

By |2019-01-23T03:50:37+10:00January 23rd, 2019|Gay Cars, Videos|2 Comments

2019 KIA Cerato GT  Road Test, Review Introduction: Kia starts the year with a release of two rather cheeky GT cars. One won’t surprise you, and one probably will. First, KIA has waved its magic wand over Cerato, its top selling car. They sold 18,620 Ceratos last year. 1,206 were in December. While the car market was awash with red, [...]

15 07, 2018

Sportage by KIA Launch VIDEO Review in Canberra Australia

By |2019-06-30T13:29:57+10:00July 15th, 2018|AAA, canberra, Car Reviews by Brand, KIA Reviews, Local Launch Reviews, SUV, SUV Small, Video Reviews|0 Comments

Sportage gen 4 has been a favourite KIA since its launch in 2016. With looks slightly reminiscent of Range Rover’s Evoque, Sportage looks just as posh. It looks even better now, especially in GT-Line guise. LED lighting is brand new. There are bejeweled headlamps and driving lights, and an incredibly sexy tail lamp array which make Sportage stunning at [...]

13 07, 2018

2018 Kia Sportage Update Review

By |2019-06-29T15:27:18+10:00July 13th, 2018|AAA, Car Reviews by Brand, KIA Reviews, SUV|4 Comments

January 2016 was when Kia launched the fourth generation of the Sportage Compact SUV into the Australian market. About 2 1/2 years later the increasingly popular brand is upgrading the mid-size Sportage with a mid-model life enhancement. The key refinements include: Diesel drivetrain gains eight-speed auto Revised suspension brings more refined and compliant ride Revised subframe and steering geometry [...]

25 06, 2018

2018 Kia Stinger 4-Cylinder Review

By |2019-06-29T19:33:44+10:00June 25th, 2018|4 Cylinder, AAA, Car Reviews by Brand, KIA Reviews|0 Comments

There's a lot to like about the Kia Stinger, but how does the four-cylinder version compare to the V6? That's a question that is pretty easy to answer - it really doesn't. The two versions of Kia's new (and first) large sedan are like chalk and cheese when it comes to the driving experience. Interestingly, I actually came away [...]

8 06, 2018

2019 Kia Cerato gets sexier

By |2019-06-30T16:19:10+10:00June 8th, 2018|Gay cars fit for a queen?, KIA Reviews, Video Reviews|0 Comments

You expect “cheap and cheerful” when you think Kia, but what you might not expect is “tasteful and elegant”, and that is what new Cerato is. When a buyer visits a showroom they will sit in each car, trying them on for size. Like a good book, if the shopper isn’t hooked at first sight, the venture is lost. The [...]

8 06, 2018

2019 Kia Cerato Launch Review

By |2018-06-08T17:31:09+10:00June 8th, 2018|Videos|0 Comments

You expect “cheap and cheerful” when you think Kia, but what you might not expect is “tasteful and elegant”, and that is what new Cerato is. When a buyer visits a showroom they will sit in each car, trying them on for size. Like a good book, if the shopper isn’t hooked at first sight, the venture is lost. The [...]

16 05, 2018

2018 Kia Carnival Midlife Update Launch VIDEO

By |2019-06-30T02:09:30+10:00May 16th, 2018|AAA, Car Reviews by Brand, Car Type Search, KIA Reviews, Local Launch Reviews, People Mover, SUV Large, Video Reviews, Videos|2 Comments

Kia Carnival, known in the USA as the Sedona, is the best selling people mover in the country according to VFACTS, and Kia. It’s the sensible choice for those who fancy tea and Tim Tams at three. It is tough and reliable. Above all has enough space to transport the team to a game, then double as the playing [...]

10 05, 2018

2018 Kia Sorento GT-Line Diesel Review

By |2019-07-24T15:57:38+10:00May 10th, 2018|AAA, Car Reviews by Brand, Gay cars fit for a queen?, KIA Reviews|0 Comments

When you drill right down, Kia’s Sorento is arguably THE best value SUV on the market right now, especially the top of the range, diesel only, GT-Line model driven at $58,990. Compare it with anything you like at up to twice the price from Germany, the US or Japan  and the Kia comes out trumps on most scores. More [...]