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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...

2017 Kia Rondo facelift unveiled - UPDATE

Update - Kia's local arm has confirmed details for the Australian-market Rondo update will be announced in the coming weeks. See article for details. The facelifted Kia Rondo has been revealed and detailed ahead of its public unveiling at the 2016 Paris motor show...

Kia Soul, Rondo will avoid the axe

Kia Australia insists two of its slowest-selling models, the Rondo MPV and Soul hatch, are firmly part of its local range for the foreseeable future. The Korean company has been pruning back its line-up of late, ditching the slow-selling Pro_Cee’d GT hot hatch late last year and the Cerato Koup range earlier this month on account of meagre sales, though it says it will launch a 'GTi' version of the next-generation 2018 Cerato five-door to offset this, eventually...

2016 Kia Rondo range drops diesel, gets standard sat nav

The Kia Rondo range is now a petrol-only affair following the brand’s decision to drop the diesel engine from the local line-up. The deletion of the two diesel-powered variants coincides with the introduction of the model year 2016 Kia Rondo range. The mid-tier SLi petrol has also been removed, cutting the number of variants available from five to just two...

Kia looking to boost sales of Pro_cee'd GT, Rondo, Soul

Kia Motors Australia is looking to boost the sales of some of its slow-selling models with a new finance deal. Money is cheap right now, with interest rates at record lows, and as such there’s plenty of finance deals on offer for new car buyers. For example, Nissan is offering zero per cent finance on a number of its models that need a few more buyers (Juke, Pulsar and Micra)...

Kia Rondo scores five-star Euro NCAP safety rating

The all-new Kia Rondo has achieved the maximum five-star safety rating from Euro NCAP in the latest round of crash tests. Known as the Carens in some overseas markets, the Kia Rondo achieved 94 per cent for protection of adult occupants, 76 per cent for child occupants, 64 per cent for pedestrians and 81 per cent for safety assist systems...

2014 Kia Rondo launches from $29,990

The all-new fourth-generation Kia Rondo people-mover has launched in Australia with a choice of petrol and diesel engines priced from $29,990. It's a significant hike of $4000 over the old Rondo, making it more expensive than the recently launched Fiat Freemont. Kia Motors Australia is offering the seven-seat Rondo with a 122kW/213Nm 2...

Kia Rondo arrives with diesel in May; Cerato and Optima diesel shelved

The all-new Kia Rondo will launch locally in May 2013 with a 1.7-litre turbo diesel engine, in addition to a more powerful 2.0-litre petrol engine. The Kia Rondo's turbo diesel engine, shared with the Hyundai i40, produces 100kW of power and 330Nm of torque...

2013 Kia Rondo to debut at Sydney motor show

The 2013 Kia Rondo will make its Australian debut at this week's 2012 Sydney motor show ahead of the all-new compact people-mover's launch in April next year. The fourth-generation Rondo – revealed here for the first time in right-hand drive, following the unveiling of the European-specification Carens at last month's Paris motor show – becomes the latest model in Kia's line-up to embrace the styling language of chief designer Peter Schreyer...

2013 Kia Rondo, Track'ster concept confirmed for Sydney motor show

The all-new Kia Rondo people mover and the red-hot Soul-based Kia Track'ster concept will headline the South Korean manufacturer's stand at next week's 2012 Sydney motor show. Kia Australia confirmed the impending unveiling of both cars to local media at today's launch of the updated Kia Sorento SUV...

2013 Kia Rondo: new compact people-mover revealed in Paris

The new Kia Rondo has been officially unveiled at the 2012 Paris Motor Show. The Rondo, known as the Kia Carens in Europe, joins the new Kia family with a stylish exterior design and significant improvements to the interior. Lower, longer and with more room, the Kia Rondo is set to offer a more stylish and viable option for buyers looking for the practicality of a people-mover without the big, bulky size of larger models like the popular Kia Grand Carnival...

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