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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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Frankfurt Motor Show - Kia Debuts New Sportage And Optima, Plus New 1.0 Litre Engine And Seven-Speed DCT

Kia Sportage And Optima Debut At Frankfurt Motor Show

Kia is using the Frankfurt Motor Show as an opportunity to showcase its new Sportage SUV as well as giving the mid-size ...

Sep 15, 2015 (2 years ago)
Kia Rondo Diesel Dropped - Sat-Nav Now Standard For 2016

Kia Rondo Diesel Dropped - Sat-Nav Now Standard For 2016

Kia’s Rondo people-mover hatch range has been simplified for the 2016 model year, with the key move being the dele...

Sep 10, 2015 (2 years ago)
2016 Kia Sportage Interior, Features and Specifications Revealed

2016 Kia Sportage Specifications and Interior Revealed

After a leak, and then a small batch of official images without any supporting info, Kia is slowly coming to the party w...

Sep 2, 2015 (2 years ago)
Kia Sportage Revealed Further In Official Photos

Kia Sportage Revealed Further In Official Photos

After having its thunder stolen with last week's leaked images, Korean automaker Kia has decided to release a trio o...

Aug 27, 2015 (2 years ago)
2016 Kia Sportage Leaked Ahead Of Frankfurt Reveal

2016 Kia Sportage Leaked Ahead Of Frankfurt Reveal

Kia's all-new Tucson-based Sportage SUV has been spied without camouflage almost a month ahead of its world premiere...

Aug 19, 2015 (2 years ago)
Kia To Launch RWD Sports Car Based On GT Concept In 2017

Kia 4-Door RWD Coupe To Arrive In 2017

Reports from the UK motoring media this week suggest that Kia is gearing up to launch its first-ever RWD performance car...

Aug 9, 2015 (2 years ago)
2015 Kia Rio Range Gets Top-Shelf SLi and Sport Variants

2015 Kia Rio SLi and Rio Sport Variants Join The Range

Kia Australia has rounded out its Rio light hatch lineup with two new models, adding the three-door Rio Sport and t...

Jul 24, 2015 (2 years ago)
Kia Picanto: $14,990 Drive-Away City Hatch Almost Locked-In For Australia

Kia Picanto: $14,990 Drive-Away City Hatch Almost Locked-In For Australia

Kia Australia is on the verge of securing the pint-sized Picanto for local import, with CEO SH Cho currently at the auto...

Jul 15, 2015 (2 years ago)
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 (3 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 (3 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 (3 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 (3 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 (3 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 (3 years ago)
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