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2022 Kia Sportage: Rear-end spied undisguised, long-wheelbase model spotted

The upcoming 2022 Kia Sportage has been caught testing, with new images providing our best look yet at the crucial new mid-size SUV. Two separate spy photos published online show the rear end of the new Sportage free of camouflage, along with our first look at the long-wheelbase version of Kia's new SUV that could serve as the sole option Down Under...

2022 Kia Sportage to debut by July, Australian launch by end of 2021

The camouflage will be lifted off the 2022 Kia Sportage by the middle of 2021, the brand has confirmed, ahead of an Australian launch by the end of the year. During the brand's recent 2021 CEO Investor Day event for company shareholders, Kia CEO Ho-Sung Song announced the next-generation Sportage mid-size SUV would launch in its home market in the second quarter of 2021 (April to June inclusive)...

2022 Kia Sportage rendered from spy shots

The 2022 Kia Sportage is being readied for its unveiling in the coming months, but heavily-camouflaged mules have meant little is known about the new car's exterior. These renders from Russian website Kolesa imagine what the Sportage may look like, based on what's been seen from recent spy images (bottom)...

Around the tracks: Man has two Kia Sportages stolen in one month

When we’re not creating it ourselves, the CarAdvice team spends a lot of time finding and consuming motoring content from all over the world. Here’s a handful of the photos, articles, videos or social media posts that most caught our eye last week. Some of them are brand new, others have been online for a while. Enjoy them – just not too much, okay? 1...

2022 Kia Sportage spy photos

The next-generation 2022 Kia Sportage mid-size SUV has made its European prototyping debut, ahead of a rumoured unveiling in April 2021. The example spotted by our spy photography partners on Germany's Nurburgring racetrack – used by manufacturers to develop vehicle handling and driving dynamics – wears considerably less camouflage than previous Sportage prototypes spied in their home market of South Korea in recent months...

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...

Automotive Industry Insights podcast: BMW Australia head of product, Brendan Michel

Joining Mandy Turner this week are Mike Costello and Josh Dowling. Josh gives an update on those rare snails that put a stop to Mercedes-Benz imports. We also discuss NSW motorists who can now use digital licences, and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak slamming autonomous cars...

Hyundai, Kia recall 534,000 vehicles in the US for fire risk, Australia unaffected

Korean manufacturers Hyundai and Kia have expanded a safety recall in the United States over concerns of engine fires, across several older-generation model lines...

2020 Kia Sportage revealed for the US

Kia Motors America has revealed the facelifted 2020 Sportage for the US market at the 2019 Chicago motor show, bringing the American model in line with the versions sold in global markets like Australia and Europe...

2018 Honda CR-V v Hyundai Tucson v Kia Sportage v Mazda CX-5 v Subaru Forester

Mid-2018 marked another milestone moment in Australian new-car sales. The mid-sized SUV displaced the small car as Australia’s favourite vehicle type in June. It happened again in August, September and October. It was perhaps only inevitable after SUVs started outselling passenger cars in 2017...

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...