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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 Sorento Black Edition revealed

Kia Australia has revealed the Sorento Black Edition, with unique equipment and a choice of petrol or diesel power. Priced between the range-topping GT-Line and the Sorento SLi, the Black Edition will be offered with a choice of all-wheel drive diesel ($52,490 drive-away) and front-wheel drive petrol ($48,990 drive-away) drivetrains. The former is a 2...

2021 Kia Sorento spied again

The next-generation Kia Sorento has been spied again, this time wearing less fake body panels than the prototype seen last month. Still wearing a full body wrap concealing most of the design details, the new Sorento looks to be an evolution of the current model’s design, though the hidden details could prove otherwise...

2021 Kia Sorento spied

Photographers have spied what is believed to be the next-generation Kia Sorento, ahead of an anticipated launch in late 2020 or early 2021. The vehicle shown is heavily disguised, employing both camouflage wrap and false body panels to conceal its final design underneath...

Kia Australia announces 2019 AO Editions

Kia Australia has announced a new trio of Australian Open Special Editions for the upcoming 2019 tennis grand slam, including the local debut of the crossover-styled Picanto X-Line. Introduced after unprecedented demand for the micro hatch, the Picanto X-Line trades the sporting look of the GT-Line for a more adventurous aesthetic, donning 15mm raised suspension, contrasting plastic cladding with skid plate-style treatments at the front and rear, along with unique 16-inch alloy wheels...

2018 Kia Sorento pricing and specs - UPDATE

Local pricing and specifications for the updated 2018 Kia Sorento range have been announced this week, bringing a range of technology and equipment additions to the company's flagship SUV. UPDATE, 14/11/18: The Sorento range has been bolstered by the GT-Line V6 petrol from June 2018, which gets the same 206kW/336Nm 3...

Kia Telluride in development, Aussie arm keen

The very big and very bold Kia Telluride concept is now being developed for a market debut, a pair of senior executives have confirmed this week, and the Australian arm has its hand up. In conversation with Australian press at this week's Detroit motor show, the news was confirmed by Kia Motors Corporation president and chief designer Peter Schreyer, and Kia Motors Europe chief designer, Gregory Guillaume...

CarAdvice podcast 75: Solar cars drive down the centre for World Solar Challenge

Mandy Turner and Paul Maric are on the panel this week, as they bring you the latest car news. It includes Polestar 1 being unveiled, GM CEO sharing her concerns over China’s planned petrol and diesel car ban. Also, Lexus NX and CT200h pricing and specs have been released, the Volkswagen Scirocco was put into retirement this week, and the Volkswagen Amarok V6 sets a record at WTAC...

The Shortlist: Seven-seat AWD SUV, decent towing capacity and good ownership prospects

Jacques is looking at a new family SUV to replace his ageing Volvo XC90, which has developed a few problems in recent times. Doing what we do, CarAdvice writers are often asked by friends and family, and through our contact page: which car is best for me? Most buyers can identify the top three non-negotiable factors that will guide their purchase decision...

2018 Kia Sorento detailed for Europe: Australian update due in coming months

The facelifted 2018 Kia Sorento has been detailed for the European market, hinting at the possible updates to the Australian version, which is due to arrive by year's end. Like the Korean version - which was revealed in July - the Euro-spec Sorento picks up a range of visual and technology upgrades for the new model year, along with a new eight-speed automatic transmission...

2011 Kia Sorento, Sportage recalled for fire risk

Kia has issued a recall for 106 vehicles across its previous-generation diesel-powered 2011 model-year 'XM' Sorento and 'SL' Sportage model lines over concerns a fuel hose leak could pose a fire risk. The Korean manufacturer reports that vehicles equipped with the Euro 5 'R' turbo-diesel engine may exhibit premature deterioration of the fatigue-resistance and oil-proofing of the fuel feed hose...