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Kia K3 EV: China's electric Kia Cerato that isn't offered in Australia

Australia might not be due to receive an electric Kia Cerato until the next-generation model arrives in the coming years – but there’s already one for sale exclusively in China, known as the Kia K3 EV...

Kia considers even longer warranty as seven-year program approaches seven-year milestone

Kia Australia is considering extending its warranty period beyond seven years. Since launching Australia's first seven-year warranty in October 2014, other brands have followed suit. Now Kia is thinking about taking the peace-of-mind coverage even further. When asked about a longer warranty, the boss of Kia Australia, Damien Meredith, said it might not happen right away but it is under consideration...

Next Kia Cerato could go electric

The next-generation Kia Cerato due within the next five years could have the option of electric power. That's the call from the boss of Kia Australia, Damien Meredith, who says Kia remains committed to the small-car class – despite falling sales globally – and believes the next-generation Kia Cerato could have the option of electric power to broaden its appeal...

2021 Kia Cerato GT price and specs: Facelifted warm hatch here this month from $36,990 drive-away – UPDATE

2021 Kia Cerato GT pricing and specification Updated warm hatch hit with $1100 price rise before on-road costs New features include a sunroof and a larger infotainment screen On sale in Australia from mid-June 2021 Pricing and specifications for the 2021 Kia Cerato GT have been confirmed, ahead of the model's local arrival in mid-June...

2021 Kia Cerato price and specs: Full range on sale now

2021 Kia Cerato pricing and specification 2.0-litre models to arrive first, followed by the GT in mid-June Revised look and new tech for Kia's small car Six-speed automatic retained for 2.0-litre models, but no more manual Prices up $500 to $1000 (drive-away) across the range Pricing and specifications for the 2021 Kia Cerato (Model Year 2022) have been confirmed, ahead of its Australian launch commencing in the coming days...

2021 Kia Cerato hatch revealed in sporty GT guise, Australian launch in May

The 2021 Kia Cerato GT hatch has been officially revealed, ahead of its Australian launch in May. Following first official images of the standard Cerato sedan released last week, and multiple leaked photos published in recent weeks, Kia has officially taken the wraps off its facelifted small hatchback in its home market of Korea in range-topping GT guise, where the model is badged as the K3...

2021 Kia Cerato sedan facelift officially revealed, Australian launch in May – UPDATE

UPDATE, 21 April 2021: Kia has revealed the updated Cerato sedan in more detail, releasing an array of new images and details. We've updated our original story with the new information, removing outdated details and spreading new photos of the Cerato sedan throughout. Additional photos can be found in the full gallery, accessed by clicking any image in the story...

2021 Kia Cerato GT facelift leaked, interior revealed in new images

The 2021 Kia Cerato has leaked yet again, with the latest round of images revealing its cabin in full, and providing our first glimpse at the performance-focused GT. New (albeit blurry) photos posted on the Bobaedream forum show the updated Cerato's interior will benefit from a selection of technological and design updates, including a 10...

2021 Kia Cerato facelift leaked – UPDATE: Rear-end spied undisguised

UPDATE, 12 April 2021: New images of the updated Kia Cerato's rear end have leaked. Images posted by Kurdistan Automotive Blog on Instagram show the revised small sedan's rear end in full, confirming the new logo, revised tail-light signature and reshaped lower valence seen in blurry images last week...

2021 Kia Cerato facelift reveal imminent, Australian launch in May – UPDATE: Spied undisguised

UPDATE, 24 March 2021: The 2021 Kia Cerato facelift has been spied free of camouflage, ahead of its imminent reveal within the next seven days. Photos published on Autospy show off the updated small car's front end in full, confirming it will mate a pair of sharper LED headlights (with new daytime-running light signatures) with a slimmer grille...

The safest cars for young drivers under $30,000 in Australia

Buying a new car is an exciting yet arduous process – more so when it's your first time jumping through the hoops. While key factors such as style, performance and price are usually top of mind, given that novice drivers are over-represented in fatal crashes – due to a combination of inexperience and older, cheaper and less safe cars – safety should also make the list of priorities...