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Kia GT teased ahead of January debut and Australian launch

The upcoming 2017 Kia GT sports sedan has been teased again in a new video, ahead of its scheduled unveiling on January 8, 2017. In this latest teaser, the new model is shown tackling the famed Nurburgring race track, hitting speeds up to 244km/h...

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2017 Kia Cerato Si sedan review
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2017 Kia Cerato Si sedan review

Is the Kia Cerato Si good enough to cut it with the leaders of the small sedan segment?


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for December 2, 2016
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for December 2, 2016

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


Kia GT concept makes first production appearance in factory leak
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Kia GT concept makes first production appearance in factory leak

The big and bold Kia GT concept, first revealed way back in 2011, has made its first appearance in production form today. Not quite the unveiling Kia would have wanted for its new flagship rear-wheel-drive sports sedan, this first look comes courtesy of a low-quality photo snapped at the factory...


Kia Sorento in the mix for police fleet deals
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Kia Sorento in the mix for police fleet deals

Kia Australia has pitched state police forces in Victoria and Queensland to replace fleets of Australian-made Ford Territory general duties cars with the Sorento. The Korean brand’s local arm has loaned four Sorento diesels to the forces across both states for evaluation, with the response seen as generally positive...


Kia Australian suspension tune goes global on Pro_cee'd GT
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Kia Australian suspension tune goes global on Pro_cee'd GT

The Kia Pro_cee’d GT hot hatch may no longer be sold in Australia due to low sales, but the company’s local tuning arm is still making a major impact on the car. That’s because the updated version of the 150kW turbocharged three-door still sold in Europe is using a suspension tune developed in Australia before the car was axed locally...


Kia credits seven-year warranty for sales boom
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Kia credits seven-year warranty for sales boom

Kia Australia says massive sales growth this year is being driven in large part by its industry topping seven-year, unlimited kilometre range-wide factory warranty. Furthermore, research indicates that prospective buyers are more interested in the brand’s designs than its prices — a paradigm shift for the brand...


2015-16 Kia Optima Si recalled for driveshaft fix: 42 vehicles affected
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2015-16 Kia Optima Si recalled for driveshaft fix: 42 vehicles affected

Kia has issued a recall for 42 of its 2015 and 2016 model-year Optima Si sedans over concerns the front axle driveshaft could crack. According to the Korean manufacturer, the affected Optimas may experience a crack, or separation, of the the right front axle driveshaft due to a manufacturing fault...


Destination Drive: Three Sisters, Blue Mountains in the 2016 Kia Cerato Si

Destination Drive: Three Sisters, Blue Mountains in the 2016 Kia Cerato Si

Destination Drive: Put simply, this is something you can do in any car. Whether you're excited about your new car and are looking for inspiration, or whether you regularly hit the road and cruise around, this series is for the love of driving and to provide ideas for those occasions when you want to enjoy your car and the places it can take you...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for November 11, 2016
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for November 11, 2016

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


Ten cars that flew off dealer lots in October
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Ten cars that flew off dealer lots in October

It was a bit of a flat sales month in October according the latest VFACTS data, a comprehensive CarAdvice dissection of which you can read here. But there were a number of models that had massive sales success compared to October 2015, be it a result of discounting, marketing, updates/new-generation launches or a combination of each...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for November 4, 2016
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for November 4, 2016

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


Kia reveals four wild autonomous concepts at SEMA 2016
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Kia reveals four wild autonomous concepts at SEMA 2016

Kia has unveiled four new hand-built and heavily-customised concepts to this year’s SEMA show, exploring active and diverse lifestyles ranging from sports entertainment to business travel. Each concept is designed to give a glimpse into the future of ‘The Autonomous Life’, where vehicles will not only drive themselves but will also be tailor-built to suit our lifestyles...


2017 Kia Sorento pricing and specs: GT-Line flagship arrives, AEB added to Platinum
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2017 Kia Sorento pricing and specs: GT-Line flagship arrives, AEB added to Platinum

A new 2017 Kia Sorento GT-Line variant has debuted as part of the large SUV's new model-year update, with the sports-styled model priced from $58,490 (plus on-road costs). Headlining the 2017 Kia Sorento updates, the GT-Line (we wonder what Renault thinks of the name) sits above the Platinum and gets extras such as autonomous emergency braking (AEB) and 19-inch chrome wheels...


2017 Kia Picanto reveals Rio-inspired face in leaked photo
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2017 Kia Picanto reveals Rio-inspired face in leaked photo

An image revealing the face of the next-generation 2017 Kia Picanto has leaked online before the new model’s debut in the coming months. Kia’s tiniest hatch hasn’t even been on sale in Australia for a year, but the current car was first launched in Europe back in 2011...


2016 Kia Sportage SLi Petrol Review
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2016 Kia Sportage SLi Petrol Review

How does the mid-spec Sportage stack up against its predecessor? James Wong finds out...


2015-16 Kia Optima recalled in US for driveshaft fix, Australian models affected
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2015-16 Kia Optima recalled in US for driveshaft fix, Australian models affected

Kia has issued a recall in the US for 12,214 of its 2015 and 2016 model-year Optima sedans equipped with the 2.4-litre petrol engine, over concerns the right-front axle driveshaft could crack. Vehicles with a cracked driveshaft may not be able to move forward, or could roll away even when the parking brake is engaged...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for October 14, 2016
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for October 14, 2016

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for October 14, 2016
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for October 14, 2016

Hi there, Tegan Lawson with you at the CarAdvice.com News Desk. Making headlines this week, the final four Fords built here in Australia will go up for auction on Saturday October 15. It comes after the final Falcon and Territory rolled off the production line in northern Melbourne last Friday...


2017 Kia Rondo pricing and specs: Refreshed MPV gets sharpened pricing, streamlined range
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2017 Kia Rondo pricing and specs: Refreshed MPV gets sharpened pricing, streamlined range

Local pricing and specifications for the updated 2017 Kia Rondo range have been revealed, bringing a simplified line-up and lightly revised look to the small MPV. For the new model year, the Rondo Platinum variant has been deleted, bringing the number of grades to two. Both variants are powered exclusively by a 122kW/213Nm 2...