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2017 Top 5 midsize SUVs under $45,000

With medium sized SUVs getting more popular by the day, we’ve put together 5 that ranked highly in our previous individual reviews and, in our opinion, the best of their class. All comes with 5 seats except for the Honda CR-V, which can be had with a 7-seat layout. Honda …

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Report: Striking Kia Proceed Concept headed for production

When Kia unveiled its Proceed Concept at this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show, the company said the striking concept previews the brand’s next-generation C-segment C’eed hatchback, but it has emerged there’s more to it. According to Autocar in the UK, a production Proceed Shooting Brake influenced heavily by the concept isn’t …

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Customised Kia Stinger GTs sting at SEMA

Arguable the most anticipated mainstream model of 2017, the all-new Kia Stinger GT is the Korean car maker’s first attempt at high performance motoring. And this week the twin-turbo V6 Stinger is going to sting even more with two fully customised examples on display at the 2017 SEMA show in …

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Updated 2018 Kia Sorento gains new 8-speed box and safety features

Kia’s Sorento large SUV has been updated for 2018. The changes include a new eight-speed automatic across the range, a higher and longer body for increased internal space, revised and improved ride and handling characteristics, a new infotainment incorporating Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, AEB across the range, Lane Keeping Assist, Driver Attention …

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2017 Kia Sportage GT-Line Diesel Review

The mid sized SUV market is getting jam packed with more viable choices than ever before and it’s the Sportage GT-Line from Kia that we’ll be taking a closer look at. The GT moniker implies the Sportage has the ability to cover vast distances in comfort, with Australia’s less than …

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Kia Proceed Concept unveiled – previews next-gen cee’d

Kia has taken the wraps off its stunning new Proceed Concept ahead of its world debut at the 2017 Frankfurt International Motor Show on 12 September. Designed at Kia’s European design centre in Frankfurt, just 500 metres from where it will be unveiled, the Proceed Concept indicates what the next-generation …

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Kia previews next cee’d with shooting brake concept

Kia has given us an early preview of the next-generation Kia cee’d with this sexy and as-yet, unnamed concept which is due to bow in at the 2017 Frankfurt International Motor Show on September 12. Designed by the company’s European design centre in Frankfurt which is just 500m away from …

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Kia Stinger GT brings 272kW/510Nm from just $48,990

Kia has today announced that its highly-anticipated Stinger GT performance flagship will hit Australian shores with a sub-$60,000 recommended retail price. The sharp pricing will put the Stinger GT in direct collision course with the upcoming Holden Commodore VXR and Chrysler 300 SRT. Set to arrive in showrooms in Q3 2017, …

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More potent Kia Stinger GTR ruled out, for now

The new Kia Stinger, which is set for an Australian launch later this year, hasn’t been taken to the maximum yet, according to Albert Biermann who is responsible for Kia/Hyundai’s performance range. In an interview with Motoring, Biermann said there could potentially be another model to sit above the current …

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Kia Stonic compact SUV unveiled – not for Australia

Kia has taken the wraps off their new baby SUV, the Kia Stonic, which is set to be an important conquest model for Kia in Europe in the fast-growing compact SUV segment that counts the Mazda CX-3 and recently launched Toyota C-HR as rivals. Michael Cole, Chief Operating Officer of …

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Kia to enter compact SUV segment with new Stonic crossover

Kia will enter the compact SUV market with a new B-segment crossover called ‘Stonic’, a name it says is a combination of speedy and tonic “which refers to the first and last note on the musical scale”. The new city crossover will slot below the company’s strong selling Sportage mid-size SUV …

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2017 Kia Rio Review – SLi automatic

The Kia Rio is one of the more popular small cars in Australia and is the Korean manufacturer’s global hit, with annual sales approaching 500,000, accounting for 16% of Kia’s annual sales. However, its profile in Europe is still a little lacking compared to segment leaders such as the Volkswagen …

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