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Kia Cee'd Plus spy photos

Our European photographers snapped this new Korean car in the Swiss Alps a few days ago but admittedly had no clue as to what the car could actually be. The registration and camouflage clearly said “Hyundai” or “Kia” – but which model? Not to worry – we found out at last! A former Hyundai designer told us this: “I’m actually fairly certain that this isn’t the next [Kia] Picanto...

Kia Soul Spy Photos

Although official press photos of the Soul have already surfaced, Kia is still keeping the covers on while undergoing final stages of testing. It will hit the roads in Australia early next year, probably priced around $20,000, but the first chance to get a look at the production version of this all new model for the Korean manufacturer will come at the Paris Motor Show later this year...

Hyundai and Kia - powered by Microsoft

Korean manufacturers Hyundai and Kia have signed a deal with the world's largest software company, Microsoft, for infotainment systems powered by Microsoft's in car operating system. The software which can run everything from the stereo to satellite navigation to showing service intervals, could find its way in all models in the Korean lineups...

Melbourne Motor Show: KIA stand

Not to be out done by all the fuss at the Motor Show this year, KIA has come to the party with a large stand showcasing the entire range including two all new models - the Rondo (people mover) and Picanto (light hatch - as pictured). KIA's SUV range and all-new CDRi (diesel) powered vehicles are also on display featuring the vehicles as KIA intended - a lifestyle vehicle for a reasonable price...

Kia SUVs go Adelaide to Sydney on one tank

Kia's latest foray into the world of diesel SUVs has kicked off with amazing success. The Sportage CRDi and Sorento CRDi have travelled from Adelaide to Sydney on a single tank (each) of fuel. Using only careful fuel management and efficient driving techniques, the two drivers completed the drive in a single day achieving 4...

Kia Rondo Sydney Motor Show

Kia Rondo Sydney Motor Show...

Kia cee'd Wins 5-Star Euro NCAP Safety Rating

The European designed and built Kia cee'd has been awarded a 5-star safety rating in the latest Euro NCAP crash test results published today. Developed to provide the highest levels of occupant protection in real-world accident scenarios, the cee'd has earned a 5-star rating for Adult Protection, 4-stars for Child Protection and 2-stars for Pedestrian Protection - placing it among the C-segment's safest cars...

New Kia Sportage

Kia has launched their new Sportage range, continuing the strategy to provide an affordable SUV with more choices in engines and equipment than ever before, while still delivering quality, safety and value in SUVs that have always appealed to Australian buyers. The new Sportage will be offered in three variants...

Kia Unveils Three-Door Hatch

In the lead up to its official unveiling at the Frankfurt Motor Show, Kia have released some new snapshots of their new pro_cee'd three-door hatch. Accompanying the five-door hatch and wagon models currently in Kia's cee'd range, the pro_cee'd offers a surprising amount of practicality and versatility in a sporty package...

2007 Kia Sorento CRDi And 3.3 V6

CarAdvice recently attended the launch of the new Kia Sorento and we are pleased to report the Sorento is only improving. The Sorento range has achieved tremendous global success since its launch in 2002, with Kia celebrating the 700,000th Sorento sold worldwide in January 2007...

Kia Pro-cee’d Photos

Who said Kia makes ugly cars? While the likes of Subaru have employed blind design students for the new Impreza, Kia has been on the move the last few years designing better looking and more reliable cars. The latest Kia set to go into production is the Kia Pro-cee’d three-door hatch. The cee'd lineup is not limited just to the three-door hatchback, the range includes a five door as well...