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Kia is a South Korean brand originally established in 1944. When paired with its sister company Hyundai, the two brands rank as the fifth-largest manufacturer in the world. Kia is pitched as the more youth-oriented brand of the two, with its cars generally aimed at a younger demographic. Its most famous vehicle is the Rio city car, though nameplates such as Cerato, Optima, Sportage and Sorento are also gaining in popularity as the company continues to transcend its budget image with a range of attractively designed models. Kia is the only manufacturer in Australia to offer a seven-year factory warranty.

Kia Reviews

2020 Kia Stinger GT review (with exhaust upgrade)

Does the optional exhaust for the Kia Stinger GT make this a more appealing performance package? Paul Maric finds out.

2020 Kia Seltos review

It's taken years, but with the Seltos, Kia finally has a small SUV on sale in Australia. Can it compete in a hard-fought market? Alborz Fallah finds out.

2020 Kia E-Soul and Kia E-Niro review

Kia is preparing the arrival of its first two electric cars in Australia. Here’s how they stack up.

2019 Kia Sorento GT-Line diesel long-term review: Introduction

Which direction should you turn for a family-friendly seven-seater SUV? The Kia Sorento is one of your options, which is the latest addition to the CarAdvice long-term garage.

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Kia Videos

REVIEW: 2020 Kia Stinger GT (With exhaust upgrade!)

Does the optional exhaust for the Kia Stinger GT make this a more appealing performance package? Paul Maric finds out.

Review: 2020 Kia Seltos Australian launch

It's taken years, but with the Seltos, Kia finally has a small SUV on sale in Australia. Can it compete in a hard-fought market? Alborz Fallah finds out.

2019 Kia Cerato v Toyota Corolla comparison | Best small car?

Kia’s Cerato has a few rough edges, but for many buyers, these are smoothed out by the Korean hatchback’s excellent ownership credentials that start with its sharp drive-away pricing and finish with that generous factory warranty (unless owned even longer than seven years, of course). And in between, there’s a practical and comfortable interior that makes the Cerato roomy transport for a small family...

2019 Kia Sorento long-term review introduction | Family SUV test

You’re a bit spoilt for choice in the large-SUV segment these days. You’ve got a huge number of manufacturers vying for your attention, and the majority (if not all) of them are all quality offerings. Among them is this, one of our favourites: the Kia Sorento. Here we're testing the GT-Line trim in diesel specification. Let's get acquainted.

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Kia Comparisons

2019 Kia Cerato Sport v Toyota Corolla SX comparison

Two popular small cars in mid-range grades, but is the Cerato Sport or Corolla SX our favourite hatchback here?

2020 Kia Cerato GT v Mazda 3 G25 Evolve comparison

Say you want to spend around $35,000 on a small sedan. You’re a member of a declining group, but one with two particularly outstanding choices: the new-generation Mazda 3 G25 Evolve and the Kia Cerato GT. The former from Japan offers classical clean-sheet design with curves to burn, and a sophisticated high-technology interior that hits all the right notes...

Medium SUV off-road test: Toyota RAV4, Holden Equinox, Mazda CX-5, Renault Koleos, Subaru Forester, Hyundai Tucson, Kia Sportage, Volkswagen Tiguan, Honda CR-V and Nissan X-Trail

We all know your rationale when it comes to buying a medium-sized SUV with all-wheel drive. You want a vehicle with more room for the kid(s) – or kid(s) that are coming – but you also have in the back of your mind that one day you might need to go off-road. Anybody that's done any proper off-roading knows that the type of off-roading you think you're going to do, compared to the type you'll actually do, is very different...

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Kia News

Hyundai reveals AI cruise control system

Hyundai Motor Group has revealed a new adaptive cruise control system that learns your driving style and attempts to mimic it. The company says the Machine Learning based Smart Cruise Control (ML-SCC) is a the world's first cruise system to incorporate the "driver's patterns into its self-driving behaviour"...

Car News Daily: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

2020 Kia Seltos pricing and specs

Kia has today launched its compact SUV, the Seltos, with a drive away price of $25,990 drive-away and a choice of five variants across two engine options. Despite being classified as a compact SUV, the Kia Seltos sits between the Hyundai Kona (with which it shares its platform) and the larger Kia Sportage...

Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

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Kia Owner Reviews

2017 Kia Cerato S review: The rental

I don't own this car, as it was a rental, but I did drive it for over 10 hours and did 800kms in the thing. This is about as long as I have travelled in any car I haven't personally owned, yet I won't make any comments on reliability. However, I can say that I think if you need something practical and have about $15-$17k in your pocket, one of these would be great...

2011 Kia Sorento SLI (4x4) review

At the start of 2011, our Honda Odyssey was approaching 200,000 kilometres, and was starting to develop some high servicing costs and reliability issues, so we decided to look for a suitable replacement. We looked at a Nissan X-Trail, Toyota Prado and Kluger, Mitsubishi Pajero, Ford Territory, Hyundai Santa Fe and a Skoda Superb...

2017 Kia Carnival Platinum Review

Let’s begin with a family background. So five kids, within seven years. We had a Mercedes GL350 7-seater, but with the cost of ongoing maintenance and the kids climbing around inside it, we thought it was time for a van for my wife. My daily driver is an 8-seater Land Cruiser 200 series. But with such a small boot, it is not suited to a young family with a pram and the daily grind...

2014 Kia Sorento Platinum (4x4) review

This is a follow up of my earlier review here on CarAdvice. The previous review was submitted at the one-year mark. I have now owned my Kia Sorento for four years, and I would like to share my experiences over those years. At the risk of repeating myself, we were looking for a family hauler at the end of 2014...

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Kia Galleries

2020 Kia Seltos review

Kia Stinger Carbon Edition revealed

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