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KIA MOTORS AUSTRALIA

Founded in 1944 in South Korea and now part-owned by Hyundai, Kia Motors has established a rapidly-growing presence in the global car market with a diverse range of stylish, reliable, and well-finished cars.

Its family SUVs, the Sorento and Sportage, are style-leaders in the segment, as is the svelte Optima sedan. Across all of its models, Kia's Australian-tuned suspension is widely commended, and the frugal range of diesel and petrol engines have proven well-suited to Australian driving conditions and the demands of Australian buyers.

The Kia Carnival is the top-selling vehicle in the MPV segment. Kia also offers the sporty Pro Cee'd and Cerato Koup, as well as the Cerato hatch and sedan, Soul, seven-seat Rondo and the highly-awarded Rio.

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New Kia Optima: Two Styling Paths For Australian Model

New Kia Optima: Two Styling Paths For Australian Model

Kia has today confirmed that its new Optima sedan will be sold in Australia with two distinct looks, mirroring the appro...

Jun 24, 2015 (2 years ago)
Luc Donckerwolke to succeed Schreyer As Hyundai, Kia Design Boss

Luc Donckerwolke to succeed Schreyer As Hyundai, Kia Design Boss

The growing Hyundai empire has poached another Volkswagen Group designer, snapping up Bentley styling boss Luc Donckerwo...

Jun 18, 2015 (2 years ago)
New Kia Sorento: 2015 Price And Features For Australia

All-new Kia Sorento: 2016 Australian Price, Features, Specifications

Kia’s all-new third-generation seven-seat Sorento SUV, revealed in August last year, is now on sale in Australia. ...

Jun 5, 2015 (2 years ago)
New Kia Sorento: 5-Star ANCAP Crash Safety Score Announced

New 2016 Kia Sorento 5-Star Safety Score Announced: ANCAP

Kia Australia may have to wait until later this year for its unexpectedly penalised Carnival to be ready for a 5-St...

Jun 3, 2015 (2 years ago)
Kia Soul: 2015 Price And Features For Australia

Kia Soul 2015: $26,990 Hatch Loses Manual Option For Australia

Kia Australia’s struggling Soul range, launched last year with just one model grade, one engine and two transmissi...

May 22, 2015 (2 years ago)
Kia Optima Wagon Future Looking Less Likely, Sorento The Priority

Kia Optima Wagon Future Looking Less Likely, Sorento The Priority

Kia’s recent Sportspace concept quickly sparked speculation that the Korean carmaker would soon add a sharp wagon ...

Apr 7, 2015 (2 years ago)
Kia Novo Concept Previews New Cerato, Rio, Picanto Compact Cars

Kia Novo Concept Previews New Cerato, Rio, Picanto Compact Cars

If you reckon the new Cerato’s design team should have hit the ‘shrink’ button on the midsized Op...

Apr 2, 2015 (2 years ago)
All-New Kia Optima Revealed, In Australia From Late 2015

All-New Kia Optima Revealed, In Australia From Late 2015

Kia has given its all-new Optima sedan a proper unveiling in New York today, after first handing down a revealing shot o...

Apr 2, 2015 (2 years ago)
New Kia Carnival: 4-Star Shock - ANCAP Warns Against Pre-empting Test Results

Safety: New Carnival Gets 4 Stars, ANCAP Hits back at Speculation

Kia’s new Carnival has been awarded the less-than-ideal 4-Star ANCAP safety rating the company had been anticipati...

Mar 31, 2015 (2 years ago)
New Kia Optima Revealed As Korea's K5 In New Spy Photos

New Kia Optima Revealed As Korea's K5 In New Spy Photos

The Korean-market version of Kia’s all-new Optima has been revealed today, courtesy of some eagled-eyed fans on th...

Mar 27, 2015 (2 years ago)
New Kia Optima Revealed In First Official Image Ahead Of New York

New Kia Optima Revealed In First Official Image Ahead Of New York

Kia has offered buyers a first official look at the all-new Optima sedan, shown here ahead of its New York Auto Show deb...

Mar 26, 2015 (2 years ago)
New Kia Optima Teased Ahead Of New York Auto Show Debut

New Kia Optima Teased Ahead Of New York Auto Show Debut

Kia has handed down a pair of stylised teaser sketches of its all-new Optima sedan today, offering a first official look...

Mar 19, 2015 (2 years ago)
Kia Cee’d GT Line, Picanto And New 1.0 Litre Engine To Debut In Geneva

Kia Cee’d GT Line, Picanto And New 1.0 Litre Engine To Debut In Geneva

Kia is gearing up for next week’s Geneva Motor Show, preparing to unveil new models, a new concept and a new engin...

Feb 28, 2015 (2 years ago)
Kia Carnival: 2015 Price And Features For Australia

Kia Carnival: 2015 Price And Features For Australia

Kia is back to reclaim its place as the best-selling brand in big people-movers, launching the new eight-seat Carnival i...

Feb 27, 2015 (2 years ago)
Kia Optima Wagon Likely, But Australian Launch Unclear

Kia Optima Wagon Likely, But Australian Launch Unclear

Kia Australia’s Senior Product Manager, Jeff Shafer, has hinted that a new wagon version of the flagship Optima ra...

Feb 24, 2015 (2 years ago)
2015 Kia Carnival: About That 'Missing' ANCAP Safety Star...

2015 Kia Carnival: About That 'Missing' ANCAP Safety Star...

Kia’s all-new 2015 Carnival people-mover will achieve 'only' a 4-Star rating when it faces Austr...

Feb 24, 2015 (2 years ago)
ACCC Calls Out Carmakers On Capped-price Servicing Terms

ACCC Calls Out Carmakers On Capped-price Servicing Terms

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has warned carmakers to review the terms and conditions of the...

Feb 24, 2015 (2 years ago)
Kia Australia Waiting On Government Policy Before Pushing EVs, Hybrids

Kia Australia Waiting On Government Policy Before Pushing EVs, Hybrids

Kia is holding back on building a case for hybrid and electric vehicles in Australia until government gets on ...

Feb 23, 2015 (2 years ago)
Kia GT4 Stinger Headed For Production? Not Yet…

Kia GT4 Stinger Headed For Production? Not Yet…

Kia fans in Australia may have noticed the GT4 Stinger concept popping up on their television screens lately as part of ...

Feb 22, 2015 (2 years ago)
Kia Sportspace Revealed: Optima Wagon Previewed?

Kia Sportspace Revealed: Optima Wagon Previewed?

In something of a response to Hyundai's unveiling of its new Tucson SUV, fellow Korean carmaker Kia has un...

Feb 17, 2015 (2 years ago)
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