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New York Motor Show roundup

New York Motor Show roundup

Sonata gets redesigned be Hyundai master penman. Press Release: New Features, Technology and Hardware Blind Spot Detection with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert Now Standard Equipment NEW YORK, April 12, 2017 –The redesigned 2018 Sonata enters the market with a new look from the front, side and rear thanks to a “cascading grill,” a more assertive profile … Continue reading New York Motor Show roundup

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Kia Cerato: A City Car with space and class

Kia Cerato: A City Car with space and class

8 March 2018 Cerato Si hatch Cerato has had a mid-life makeover . It was launched in the surrounds of NSW’s beautiful Hunter Valley. Read about it here. We liked it a lot. Since then, we drove the Si for the week and found the midrange model starting at $28,990 comfy and spacious and great … Continue reading Kia Cerato: A City Car with space and class

Kia Stinger Fastback full details revealed in Geneva

Kia Stinger Fastback full details revealed in Geneva

8 march 2017 Fastback Kia Stinger revealed in European specification Kia unveils European version of powerful new fastback sport sedan Three engines for Europe: 2.2-litre diesel and 2.0- and 3.3-litre petrol Designed in Frankfurt, dynamics honed at the Nürburgring Geneva, March 7, 2017 – Kia Motors has revealed the full European specification for the new … Continue reading Kia Stinger Fastback full details revealed in Geneva

One Last Look at Kia’s Pint-Sized Picanto: New Model Due soon

For a tiny $15,510, you get a tiny 4 door city car. It has a 1.25L petrol engine, that could seriously use a turbo, which drives the tiny front, steel, hub-capped wheels, through an ancient and very outdated 4 speed automatic gearbox. The wheels are so small that when not being used to keep a … Continue reading One Last Look at Kia’s Pint-Sized Picanto: New Model Due soon

Kia’s Sorento GT line is a masterstroke.

    Yes, oh YES: space, good ride, well equipped Not so much: no auto wipers, no CarPlay or DAB radio It’s big, and with bling wheels, it’s bold. It rides with a plushness that should cost bigger bucks, so apart from a few little niggles, is pretty near perfect. The website says “Exclusive to … Continue reading Kia’s Sorento GT line is a masterstroke.

Kia’s All New Rio: Spacious, Capacious, Outrageous

Yes yes yes oh YES: quality cabin, pricing, attractive styling Oh dear me no: 4 speed auto, lack of power/torque We would like to take a moment to remember those involved in the very sad incident in the Melbourne CBD, 20/1/17. Those who witnessed, and those who survived, as well as those who passed shall … Continue reading Kia’s All New Rio: Spacious, Capacious, Outrageous

Kia Stinger Heading For OZ

  Hero performance sedan for Australian showrooms A talking point of the North American International Auto Show in Detroit event before the doors have been thrown open, the new Kia Stinger has been confirmed for Australia. The sleek, powerful rear-wheel drive GT fastback sports sedan is expected to make it into Australian showrooms by the … Continue reading Kia Stinger Heading For OZ

2017 Kia Niro sets GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for lowest fuel consumption by a hybrid vehicle

    Kia’s newest crossover sets lofty mark of 76.6 mpg driving coast-to-coast from Los Angeles to New York City 5979.4 kms / 3715.4 miles and only 4.1 tanks of fuel New kind of crossover boasts a number of firsts for Kia, including a new, dedicated eco-car platform and a unique hybrid system (SEOUL) December … Continue reading 2017 Kia Niro sets GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for lowest fuel consumption by a hybrid vehicle

Kia Brings Four Hand-Built Concepts to SEMA to Give a Glimpse into the Future of ‘The Autonomous Life’

    Brand re-imagines four models – Niro, Sedona, Sorento and Soul – as Self-Driving Machines Each Kia custom-built vehicle explores active and diverse lifestyles ranging from sports to entertainment to business travel Telluride full-size SUV concept makes first appearance at SEMA LAS VEGAS, November 1, 2016 – Kia Motors America (KMA) today unveiled four … Continue reading Kia Brings Four Hand-Built Concepts to SEMA to Give a Glimpse into the Future of ‘The Autonomous Life’

Kia Reduces Price of Soul While Increasing Tech

  Soul is a great little car but Australians just have not taken the small cars and SUVs to their hearts. I love the 6 speed auto instead of the CVT others in the segment have, and the spec has been increased via infotainment upgrades. Soul is now $24,990 drive away, down from $26,990 plus … Continue reading Kia Reduces Price of Soul While Increasing Tech