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2008 KIA Sportage Review

2008 KIA Sportage EX CRDi Review & Road Test Functional, fun and financially feasible. Model Tested: 2008 KIA Sportage EX CRDi 2...

2008 Kia Rondo First Steer

2008 Kia Rondo First Steer & Review - By David J Twomey Kia has struggled a little in Australia of recent times with product that’s a bit out of step with the market, or a bit dated, but with the new Rondo 7 its gone the other way, potentially developing a market segment that currently doesn’t exist – the URV! Kia says the “7” has been tacked onto the name to highlight the fact that it is a seven-seater, the new “urban recreational vehicle” that will take over from soft-roader SUVS...

2007 Kia Magentis Road Test

2007 Kia Magentis Road Test CarAdvice rating: Recommended Retail Price: From $25,990 to $31,490 (V6) Model tested: Kia Magentis 2.7-litre V6 Like it or not, Kia is not what it used to be, the Korean manufacturer is no longer simply the cheaper version of its sister company Hyundai. After a period of uncertainty and quality issues, Kia has finally come of age...

2007 KIA Sorento CRDi and 3.3 V6 First Steer

2007 KIA Sorento CRDi and 3.3 V6 First Steer “You don’t buy a Kia just to save money these days, you buy one because of their reliability and build quality” I have to be honest – when we received an invite to the new KIA Sorento media launch recently, I was thinking whom I could send to represent Car Advice...

2007 Kia Sportage 4WD Road Test

2007 Kia Sportage 4WD Road Test CarAdvice rating: Recommended Retail Price: $30,990 (plus ORC) Options available: Metallic Paint ($300); Leather & Sunroof ($2,800) by Matt Brogan Kia’s slogan of The Power to Surprise usually gets a snide chuckle from car enthusiasts, myself included, which is why when I was thrown the keys to the aging Sportage my expectations weren’t overly optimistic...

2007 Kia Grand Carnival Road Test

2007 Kia Grand Carnival Road Test Affordable, well built and with enough space to carry eight adults and the week's groceries, the Kia Grand Carnival is the perfect large family mover...

Kia Rio Review & Road Test

Kia Rio Review   It was only a few years ago when Korean cars were still regarded as cheap and nasty - how times have changed! For $14,990 you simply can't go past the Kia Rio for 'value for money'. Intro A bit of history How it goes How it handles Behind the wheel Interior comfort The look Safety Features Cost of ownership CarAdvice rating: Test Model: 2007 Kia Rio LX 1...