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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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VFACTS June: Commercial Utes Strong, No SUVs In Top Ten

Australian New Car Sales, VFACTS June: EOFY Deals Boost Sales, But Market Down On 2013

The last month of the financial year brought the expected flurry of new car sales, but June 2014 failed to match th...

Jul 3, 2014 (2 years ago)
2014 Kia Cerato: S Premium Arrives, Price Shuffle And New Features Follow

2014 Kia Cerato S Premium Hits Australia: Price And Features

2014 KIA CERATO AUSTRALIA Kia Australia has launched a new mid-range special into its local Cerato range this week, i...

Jun 30, 2014 (2 years ago)
Kia Soul EV Enters Production

Kia Soul Electric Vehicle Now In Production

KIA SOUL ELECTRIC Kia’s second-ever consumer electric vehicle has entered production this week, ahead of its Ko...

Jun 13, 2014 (3 years ago)
ANCAP: 5-Star Safety Result For Kia Pro_Cee’d GT

Kia Proceed GT Lands 5-Star ANCAP Safety Score

KIA PROCEED GT SAFETY Kia’s new sports hatch, the Pro_Cee’d GT, has boosted its appeal this week with new...

Jun 3, 2014 (3 years ago)
Citroen C4 Grand Picasso, Kia Pro_Cee'd GT Win Good Design Awards

2014 Good Design Selections: C4 Grand Picasso, Pro_Cee'd GT, Range Rover Sport, A3 Sedan

The 2014 Good Design Awards - previously the Australian International Design Awards (AIDA) - has recognised four ca...

May 30, 2014 (3 years ago)
2014 Kia Sportage: Price And Features For Australia

Kia Sportage: 2014 Australian Price, Features And Specifications

2014 KIA SPORTAGE AUSTRALIA Kia’s midsized Sportage SUV has come in for a new model-year update this week, foll...

May 22, 2014 (3 years ago)
Kia Exec Hoses Down Sports-Car Reports As Brand Focuses On Growth

Kia Rules Out Performance Car, Focusing On Brand Recognition

Kia has wowed showgoers with the likes of its GT4 Stinger and Provo concepts, but new reports suggest we won’t see...

May 13, 2014 (3 years ago)
2014 Kia Rio Special Edition: Price And Features

2014 KIA RIO SPECIAL EDITION Kia has rolled out a new special-edition model in its light Rio hatch range, adding new ...

May 5, 2014 (3 years ago)
Kia K4 Concept Revealed: Beijing

Kia has revealed its K4 "concept" at the Beijing auto show this week, ahead of an expected production deb...

Apr 22, 2014 (3 years ago)
Kia Provides Rio, Cerato And Sorento Models For Driver Training Program

Driver Safety Australia And Kia In Road Safety Partnership

Kia Australia has partnered with Driver Safety Australia on a road safety program that aims to improve driving stan...

Apr 22, 2014 (3 years ago)
New Kia Grand Carnival Revealed, Australian Debut Set For Early 2015

2015 Kia Grand Carnival Revealed: Australian Launch Confirmed For Next Year

Kia has at last pulled the wraps from its new 2015 Grand Carnival, set for a world debut at this week’s New York A...

Apr 15, 2014 (3 years ago)
2015 Kia Grand Carnival Teased Ahead Of New York Auto Show

2015 Kia Grand Carnival Confirmed For New York Debut

2015 KIA GRAND CARNIVAL Kia has handed down a second new teaser of its next-generation Grand Carnival people mov...

Apr 11, 2014 (3 years ago)
VFACTS March: Toyota Corolla Back On Top, Strong Month For Holden

Australian New Car Sales: Toyota Claims Five Of The Top Ten Places For March

Toyota’s Corolla has hit back against arch-rival the Mazda3, regaining the top spot for new car sales in Aust...

Apr 4, 2014 (3 years ago)
2014 Red Dot Design Awards: Kia Soul, Hyundai Genesis, i10 And Mazda3

Kia, Hyundai And Mazda Win 2014 Red Dot Design Awards For Soul, Genesis, i10 And Mazda3

Kia, Hyundai and Mazda have all claimed gongs from the 2014 Red Dot Awards, out of 4815 entries from 53 countries. Fo...

Mar 26, 2014 (3 years ago)
Kia Soul Koup Under Consideration: Report

Kia Track'ster Bound For Production: Report

Kia could be considering a coupe or three-door version of its new Soul hatch, if reports out of the US are to be believe...

Mar 20, 2014 (3 years ago)
2014 Kia Pro_Cee’d GT: Price And Features For Australia

Kia Proceed GT: Australian Price, Features And Specs

KIA PROCEED GT AUSTRALIA Kia’s hot new Pro_Cee’d GT has made its local debut at last, after first being c...

Mar 19, 2014 (3 years ago)
Kia Launches New Seven-Speed Dual Clutch Automatic Transmission

Kia Launches New 'DCT' Seven-Speed Dual Clutch Automatic Transmission At Geneva Motor Show, Available From 2015

Kia has added another notch to its belt - and another nail in the coffin of the manual gearbox - with the launch of a ne...

Mar 4, 2014 (3 years ago)
Apple CarPlay iPhone Infotainment System Debuts In Geneva: Video

Apple CarPlay Debuts In Geneva, Supported By Mercedes-Benz, Ferrari And Volvo With More To Follow: Video

UPDATE: Mercedes-Benz Apple CarPlay photo gallery added. Apple has unveiled its new CarPlay system at the Geneva Mo...

Mar 4, 2014 (3 years ago)
2014 Kia Soul: Price And Features For Australia

2014 Kia Soul: Australian Price And Features

The Kia Soul is back on Australia’s new car scene this week, bringing an evolution of its familiar looks, a signif...

Feb 13, 2014 (3 years ago)
Kia Soul EV Debuts In Chicago

Electric Kia Soul Revealed In Chicago Ahead Of American Debut

Kia’s new 2014 Soul has been given an all-electric makeover, revealed at this week’s Chicago Auto Show. D...

Feb 10, 2014 (3 years ago)
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