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Kia Cerato - Long Term Test

Kia Cerato SLi Long Term Test Time to put Cerato to the ultimate family test -by Rose Harris Well I officially have a new chariot as my family runabout, the 2.0-litre, five-speed manual all-new Kia Cerato SLi. The Cerato will line up alongside CarAdvice’s list of long term test cars and for the next six months it will be my duty to put the vehicle to the ultimate family test...

2009 Kia Koup unveiled in New York

Kia has unveiled its first ever two-door coupe model at the New York International Auto Show, a car that will go on sale in Australia later this year, and headlines the brand's bold new design direction...

2009 Kia Soul Review

Korean carmaker Kia, like its sibling Hyundai, is a company that’s on the move in the automotive world and whether some want to accept it or not it’s now a company making world-class products that are selling in huge numbers around the world...

2009 Kia Cerato Review & Road Test

Kia Cerato Review & Road Test A to B cars usually aren't this good Model Tested: 2009 Kia Cerato S 2.0-litre automatic sedan - $20,990 (RRP) Options: Option Pack - ESP, traction conrol, cruise control and remote audio - $1000; Metallic Paint $300 (Fitted - Santorini Blue) CarAdvice Rating: It has been my experience that most people baulk at the idea of owning a Kia, though I'm not quite sure why, for as I found out this week the all-new Kia Cerato is a solid contender when it comes to shopping the small/mid-sized sedan market...

2009 Kia Cerato Review

Kia has a bit of a penchant for spelling words with a ‘K’ , for possibly obvious reasons, so I’m going to make a suggestion to it here, consider adding ‘Konservative’ to the lexicon – at least where it relates to the estimate that it will sell just 3000 of the all-new Cerato small sedan in Australia this year...

2009 Light Car Comparison

2009 CarAdvice Light Hatch Comparison   Honda Jazz vs. Kia Rio vs. Toyota Yaris Models Tested: 2009 Honda Jazz VTi, 1.5-litre, automatic, five-door hatch - $21,490 2009 Kia Rio LX, 1.4-litre, automatic, five-door hatch - $16,990 2009 Toyota Yaris YRS, 1...

2008 Kia Rondo7 – Long Term Review Update

-Anthony Crawford We’ve been driving Kia’s Rondo7 'Urban Recreational Vehicle' for just shy of four weeks and like our much loved toy poodle, it’s already part of the family. It’s also been on its inaugural trip away from Sydney to a small country property, just south of Kangaroo Valley in the Southern Highlands with my wife at the helm, along with youngest daughter and mother-in-law (plus pet dog) in tow...

2008 KIA Rondo7 - Long Term Evaluation

Long Term Evaluation Vehicle - KIA Rondo7 Limited Model Tested: 2008 KIA Rondo7 EX Limited 2.0-litre automatic wagon - $31,990 (RRP) - by Anthony Crawford KIA are a very confident manufacturer these days for not only do they offer a comprehensive five year unlimited kilometre warranty for private users, but they've now also thrown CarAdvice the keys to a Rondo7 Limited for a few months, just to see how the family wagon will cope at the hands of a road tester and his family in the longer term...

2008 Kia Grand Carnival Review

2008 Kia Grand Carnival Review and Road Test Model Tested: 2008 Kia Grand Carnival Premium - $48,890 (RRP) Options: Metallic Paint - $350 Space, power, smooth & strong drivetrain, practical Soft suspension, slightly wobbly body, styling a little dated CarAdvice Rating: (3...

2008 KIA Rondo7 EX Limited Review

2008 KIA Rondo7 EX Limited Review KIA's Rondo7 is three cars in one Model Tested: 2008 KIA Rondo7 EX Limited 2.0 litre four cylinder petrol automatic - $31,990 (RRP) Options: Metallic Paint $350 Price, Practicality, Purpose, Handsome Looks Engine Lacks Power, Tight Third Row Seat CarAdvice Rating: - by Matt Brogan KIA claims the new Rondo7 has crossed the proverbial great divide in melding several of our more popular vehicles in to the one neat package...

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...