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Updated 2019 Kia Sportage to offer mild-hybrid diesel

The facelifted 2019 Kia Sportage has been spotted completely undisguised leaving a petrol station near Nurburgring in Germany. Due to launch in late 2018, the new Sportage can be seen sporting a new front fascia with revised bumper design and full LED headlights. At the rear the mid-size SUV features …

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Updated 2018 Kia Carnival steps up in refinement and safety

Kia’s segment-leading Carnival people mover has been updated with a range of safety and comfort upgrades in a mid-life freshen of the third generation 8-seater. The new look is characterised by a fresh definition of the tiger nose grille, combined with sleeker headlight clusters now sweep into the grille and …

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2018 Kia Sorento Review – added safety and more polish

  How do you improve upon something that is already good? That’s the challenge Kia was presented with when it came to facelifting the Kia Sorento for 2018. There was nothing inherently wrong with the original; in fact, when we drove it in 2015 we were mighty impressed with its …

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Kia unveils its Mercedes S-Class rival, the K900

Kia has taken the wraps off its new K900 luxury sedan, which is set to take on established premium marques such as the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, BMW 7 Series and Lexus LS. Created in collaboration between Kia’s global design headquarters in Namyang, Korea and the brand’s U.S. design studio in Irvine, …

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2018 Kia Stinger GT Review

Rear-wheel drive, twin turbocharged V6 engine, spacious seating for five adults and an interior that rivals top premium brands, all for under sixty grand? Yes, it exists. And it’s the long-awaited Kia Stinger. It’s the Korean brand’s first ever sports sedan and what a commendable effort. If you’re like me, …

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2019 Kia Cerato steps up in size and sophistication

The all-new 2019 Kia Cerato has made its debut at the North American International Auto Show today, offering drivers a higher level of comfort, fuel efficiency and advanced driver assistance technologies. While the third-generation Cerato retains its sporty and youthful image, it has graduated to a more sophisticated appearance thanks …

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2019 Kia Cerato rendering points to Stinger-inspired styling

Kia is set to unveil an updated version of its compact Cerato sedan (known as the Forte in the rest of the world other than its home market) at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit but before that, the carmaker has released some renderings of the car to …

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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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