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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...

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...

2020 Kia Seltos recalled over design compliance issue

Kia Australia has issued a recall of 2465 examples of its Seltos SUV from the 2020 model-year, citing a design compliance issue pertaining to the cars' in-built anti-theft mechanisms. The recall notice, which was lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), states the Seltos is "not compliant" with an Australian Design Rule requiring an anti-theft lock to be fitted to the steering column shaft...

2020 price rises for Kia Seltos, Kia Sportage

The prices of Kia's Seltos city SUV and Sportage mid-size SUV model ranges have risen by $300 across the board for the second half of 2020. For the Seltos, Kia says the price increase is due to varying exchange rates and cost-of-doing-business pricing, while the Sportage's price hike is in line with the car's 2021 model-year...

Kia Sonet and Seltos X-Line concepts debut at Delhi Auto Expo

Kia has debuted an up-spec version of its new Seltos SUV in one of its most important markets, while simultaneously previewing a new, entry-level SUV. The Seltos X-Line follows Kia’s X-Line formula, as seen on the Picanto and the Soul. That means a slightly more rugged look, with redesigned bumpers front and rear and a skid plate...

Kia has partnered with Uber to offer free trips to the Australian Open

Sponsored by Kia Kia's Australian Open courtesy fleet expands for 2020, with a fresh twist: a designated "fan fleet" providing free trips for tennis fans. The fleet, comprised of 30 new Kia Seltos compact SUVs, will be available to tennis-goers via Uber's app and will offer courtesy trips to Melbourne Park from anywhere in the CBD...

2020 Kia Seltos scores five stars in ANCAP testing

The 2020 Kia Seltos has scored top marks in the final crash test of 2019 from the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) . The Seltos, which goes head-to-head with the Hyundai Kona and Mazda CX-3 in the compact SUV segment, has a five-star rating across its entire line-up...

Automotive Industry Insights: Audi boss of pre-development automated driving

Mandy Turner and Mike Costello record the podcast inside a white 2020 Lexus RX350 F Sport. Mike covers November's new car sales figures, which saw the Mazda 3 and Ford Mustang perform poorly, and the Toyota HiLux and Ford Ranger 4x4 battle for top spot. We speak to Dr. Miklos Kiss, head of pre-development for automated driving at Audi AG, and Curt Dupriez compares the 2020 Kia Seltos GT-Line and Nissan Qashqai Ti...

Car News Daily: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

2020 Kia Seltos pricing and specs

Kia has today launched its compact SUV, the Seltos, with a drive away price of $25,990 drive-away and a choice of five variants across two engine options. Despite being classified as a compact SUV, the Kia Seltos sits between the Hyundai Kona (with which it shares its platform) and the larger Kia Sportage...

2020 Kia Seltos: Five things to know

Kia is late to the compact SUV party, but it’s about to enter the festivities with a stylish and feature-laden contender. Meet the Kia Seltos, ready to take on the Hyundai Kona, Mazda CX-3, Nissan Qashqai and Mitsubishi ASX when it arrives in the final quarter of this year...

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