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2020 Kia Cerato and Picanto add new manual grades
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2nd Oct 2019
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2020 Kia Cerato and Picanto add new manual grades

Kia Australia has quietly introduced new variants of the Cerato and Picanto, both adding manual transmissions to popular trim levels. The new Cerato Sport manual and Picanto GT-Line manual have been added for the 2020 model year, offering stick shift versions of each grade for the first time and reducing their respective pricing compared to the current automatic offerings.
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James Wong
Kia Picanto X-Line becomes permanent, GT-Line manual on the cards
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28th Mar 2019
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Kia Picanto X-Line becomes permanent, GT-Line manual on the cards

Kia Australia has made the crossover-styled Picanto X-Line a permanent fixture in its range, following the success of this year's AO Edition. Speaking with CarAdvice, Kia's local communications boss, Kevin Hepworth, said: "[The] X-Line is an ongoing model. The only difference is that it is no longer badged as an AO model".
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James Wong
Australia's most dominant cars
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22nd Feb 2019
4 min read

Australia's most dominant cars

Sales charts for the Australian car industry are broadly broken up into categories or segments, pitting like-for-like vehicles against one another. By analysing these segments it becomes clear a number of them are dominated by a single player. For every segment that’s closely fought between a number of competitors, there’s one that… isn’t.
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Mike Costello