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2016 Kia Sportage Platinum Petrol Review

Better to drive, better to sit in and now full of active safety technology. The new Kia Sportage Platinum petrol is a smart pick.

2016 Kia Sportage Si Petrol Review

The entry-level 2016 Kia Sportage Si feels nicer than its price suggests, but is let down by an underwhelming drivetrain.

2016 Kia Sportage Platinum Diesel Review

We put the diesel-powered range-topping Platinum version of Kia's impressive new Sportage range through its paces...

2016 Kia Sportage Review

The new 2016 Kia Sportage has a serious task ahead of it. It needs to live up to the standards set by the outgoing model, but also take the fight up to the excellent Hyundai Tucson.

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2016 Kia Sportage Si Review

Read the article here. Whether you’re a fan of the look of the Kia Sportage is very much subjective, but what can’t be argued is that it has a sophisticated interior and an impressive list of standard features. But this is the entry level Kia Sportage – the Si – and it’s also comparatively one of the most affordable mid-sized SUVs...

2016 Kia Sportage Review

Read the article here. The all-new 4th generation Kia Sportage has finally landed on local shores. For Australia, there’s a choice of 3 trim levels, 3 engines, 2 drivelines and 7 colours. Kia say it’s smoother, smarter, safer and sportier than the old car – let’s take a look...

2016 Kia Sportage Walkaround : 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show

Read the article here. Deliberately different, the Kia Sportage turned a few heads when the previous generation was launched and the fourth-generation is certainly a case of history repeating. Certain to divide opinion, Kia admits the new generation aims to push the envelope when it comes to styling in the crowded segment...

Kia Sportage Video Review

the ever-improving form of South Korean car maker Kia is epitomised by the Sportage compact SUV.

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Medium SUV comparison: Hyundai Tucson Active X v Kia Sportage SLi v Mazda CX-5 Maxx Sport

Mid-sized SUV sales are growing more rapidly in Australia than any other vehicle type, and the two class benchmarks based on our testing to date are the Hyundai Tucson and Mazda CX-5. Proving, in this case at least, that our testing aligns with actual car buyers, this pair are also topping the sales charts in their segment so far in 2016...

Small SUV Comparison : Nissan Qashqai v Holden Trax v Skoda Yeti v Peugeot 2008 v Kia Sportage

Call our original small SUV comparison test the elimination round. Earlier this year when we tested this new breed of fully loaded, sub-$30,000 sub-compact ‘softroaders’, the competition was fresh but clearly green (read the full comparison here). Six months on, and the class has shifted up several gears...

Medium SUV Comparison : Jeep Cherokee v Mazda CX-5 v Toyota RAV4 v Nissan X-Trail v Ford Kuga v Subaru Forester v Hyundai ix35 v Honda CR-V v Mitsubishi Outlander v Kia Sportage

Assembled for this mega-test are 10 models that represent one-third of total SUV volume in Australia – and that’s without including sales for the newest contender here and catalyst for this test, the Jeep Cherokee. It looks bold, it’s available only with petrol engines (for now), and it’s priced under $40,000 to compete with the mainstream...

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Kia Sportage News

Kia Sportage GT, light hot-hatch on the cards - report

Kia is considering a go-fast GT-badged version of its Sportage SUV, according to reports overseas, along with at least one new hot hatch. Albert Biermann, Kia and Hyundai's performance development boss, told press in Korea this week company hopes to add performance variants for most of its core models...

Kia tops US J.D. Power quality survey: Soul, Sportage the big winners

Korean car maker Kia has become the first non-premium brand in 27 years to top the Initial Quality Survey conducted by J.D. Power in the United States. Now in its 30th year, the J.D. Power IQS is an annual survey that analyses responses from vehicle owners in 26 segments, evaluating driving experience, engine and transmission performance, and a broad range of quality-related problems within the first 90 days of ownership...

Holden Spark, Jaguar XF, Kia Sportage, Skoda Superb score five-star ANCAP safety rating

The latest round of ANCAP safety ratings heralds maximum five-star ratings for a quartet of newly launched cars — the Holden Spark, Jaguar XF, Kia Sportage, Skoda Superb. The new Holden Spark - our class leader in the micro car segment - is the first in class to get five stars against ANCAP’s most strenuous 2016 rating criteria. It managed 33...

Evolutionary design changes 'dangerous', says Hyundai and Kia's Peter Schreyer

The head of design for Kia and Hyundai says that the big changes to the look of each brand's cars from one generation to the next are a necessity for both, and that continuing a slow evolutionary design path like some other automotive manufacturers would be dangerous...

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Kia Sportage Owner Reviews

2016 Kia Sportage Sli (AWD) Review

After only 10 days..1000km mainly country driving.. Love the comfort, handling and power from the diesel engine. First tankful took me from southern Sydney to Moruya area with local trips, then Canberra and return. then back to Batemans Bay. Computer showed 6.4 litres per hundred which seemed to tally with kilometres covered...

2016 Kia Sportage Si (FWD) Review

We have been looking for a replacement for our 11 year old Magna which has served us well. As we are now in our 60's, we needed something a bit higher to get in and out of. Our Sportage is now 6 weeks old and travelled 1400 klm's and as to be expected has not missed a beat. We were first attracted to Kia because of the 7 year warranty and sold on it by the finish inside and out...

2013 Kia Sportage Platinum (AWD) Review

Bought the Kia Sportage platinum diesel and have now had 2 years of trouble free motoring. Wanted something else other than a sedan but didnt want a big SUV so settled on the Sportage. Had a towbar fitted to take my bikeracks as I do a fair amount of mountain biking. Needed something spacious and with good ground clearance to get to some out of the way places...

2013 Kia Sportage Platinum (AWD) Review

Bought the Kia Sportage platinum diesel and have now had 2 years of trouble free motoring. Wanted something else other than a sedan but didnt want a big SUV so settled on the Sportage. Had a towbar fitted to take my bikeracks as I do a fair amount of mountain biking. Needed something spacious and with good ground ckearance to get to some out of the way places...

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