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2021 Kia Carnival prices revealed

Pricing for the 2021 Kia Carnival has been released, ahead of the model's imminent arrival in local showrooms. Details published on Kia Australia's website reveal the new-generation, eight-seater people mover will touch down on Australian shores with a choice of four variants and two engine options, with prices ranging from $46,880 before on-road costs for the cheapest Carnival S petrol variant, to $66,680 plus on-roads for the flagship Platinum diesel...

Top 20: Your most-read reviews in 2020

Yesterday we took a look at the vehicle models which garnered the most review-reads in 2020, but what happens when we break it down further and look at the individual reviews you read most? There were some big launches across a lot of key segments in a year where traditional launch programs and motor shows were all but non-existent...

2021 Kia new cars

Kia says 2020 sales scaled back by just under 10 per cent during 2020, in a year where no one quite knew what was in store for the market. While the new Sorento added some much needed fresh metal to showrooms, there's more to come. Kia has confirmed that alongside the current diesel and incoming V6 petrol models, petrol-electric hybrid and plug-in hybrid versions will also join the range...

Around the tracks: Man has two Kia Sportages stolen in one month

When we’re not creating it ourselves, the CarAdvice team spends a lot of time finding and consuming motoring content from all over the world. Here’s a handful of the photos, articles, videos or social media posts that most caught our eye last week. Some of them are brand new, others have been online for a while. Enjoy them – just not too much, okay? 1...

2022 Kia Niro spy photos

The 2022 Kia Niro has been spotted testing in Europe wearing heavy camouflage. Though the current Niro has never been sold in Australia – despite Kia having plans to offer it locally, despite multiple delays– the second-generation Niro seen in these photos might have a better chance of making it Down Under...

Every car leaving the Australian market in 2020

It was a big year for automotive in 2020, with the exit of Holden, the cancellation of international motor shows and the Australian Grand Prix due to coronavirus, and the steady decline of new car sales. In a challenging climate, it's perhaps unsurprising that carmakers reduced their ranges, discontinued under-performers and replaced older models with hybrids, electric cars or new creations altogether...

Kia raises prices by up to $500 across the range

Kia has raised prices on four of its most affordable models. The Korean car maker has increased the prices on the Picanto, Rio, Cerato, and Seltos – with the exception of the Cerato, it's the second time the models have been hit with a price rise in the past four months. The Picanto may be the smallest car in the Kia range, but it's received the biggest price increase, with an extra $500 added to the price tag...

2021 Kia Sorento earns five-star ANCAP safety rating

The 2021 Kia Sorento has been awarded a five-star safety rating by Australian crash-test body ANCAP – however, there's a catch. The maximum five-star score applies only to 2.2-litre turbo-diesel, all-wheel-drive variants of the Sorento, with front-wheel-drive, 3.5-litre petrol V6 models going unrated without a safety score...

Kia's sales up worldwide, but market share dips slightly in Australia

Kia registered 256,019 new car sales internationally during the month of November, up 2.0 per cent from this time last year despite the continuing coronavirus pandemic. Australia accounted for 2.1 per cent of these sales, with the Korean brand capturing 5.8 per cent of the local market. This is down 0.3 per cent, from a market share of 6...

2021 Kia Stinger: Price rises and spec changes for facelifted model

2021 Kia Stinger revisions across the range Prices are up, now from $53,090 drive-away Larger 10.25-inch infotainment screen as standard New exhaust for the V6, extra 2kW The 2021 Kia Stinger has gained more power, subtle styling changes and extra equipment for next year – but its has also received a price rise...

Cheap speed: The cars with the most power per dollar

In our era of turbocharging and electrification, it can seem almost weekly that a new, immensely powerful, absurdly expensive hypercar or super-sedan makes its debut. The Bugatti Bolide, SSC Tuatara, Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series and heavyweight GMC Hummer EV encompass some of the more recent additions to the high-horsepower club...