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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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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 (4 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 (4 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 (4 years ago)
The 2014 Super Bowl Ad Roundup: Video

Super Bowl Video Ads 2014: Ads From Audi, Ford, Hyundai, Jaguar, Kia, Toyota And Volkswagen

The 2014 NFL Super Bowl is upon us, which means only one thing for Gridiron fans around the world; excellent t...

Feb 3, 2014 (4 years ago)
The Week That Was: Honda CR-V Diesel, BMW 2 Series, 800,000 HiLux Sales

The Week That Was: Mercedes-Benz A 250 Sport Review, 2014 Holden Captiva 5 And Captiva 7 Price Cuts, Maserati Quattroporte V8

Honda’s CR-V Diesel arrived in Australian showrooms this week, priced from $38,290. All diesel CR-V’s sol...

Jan 25, 2014 (4 years ago)
2014 Australian Open Tennis ‘Game On’ App A Win For Kia

2014 Australian Open Tennis ‘Game On’ App Attracts More Than 135,000 'Players'

Kia reckons that more than 135,000 tennis fans are attempting to return serves from Australian tennis player, Sam Groth ...

Jan 23, 2014 (4 years ago)
2014 Kia Optima: Price And Features For Updated Family Sedan

2014 Kia Optima: Australian Price And Features For Revised Midsizer

2014 KIA OPTIMA PRICES Kia's updated Optima midsizer is now in Australia, making its debut at this week'...

Jan 20, 2014 (4 years ago)
2015 Kia Sorento Spied

Kia Sorento To Get Bigger For 2015: Spy Photos

The next generation Kia Sorento has been spied in winter testing, and though this heavily rugged-up prototype gives away...

Jan 17, 2014 (4 years ago)
Kia GT4 Stinger Revealed Ahead Of Detroit Auto Show: Video

Kia GT4 Stinger Coupe Concept Revealed At Detroit Auto Show

Kia has offered its growing fanbase the clearest look yet at its future performance aspirations, unleashing a hot new co...

Jan 13, 2014 (4 years ago)
Kia, Hyundai, Volvo Reveal New Infotainment Tech At CES

Kia, Hyundai, Volvo Reveal New Infotainment Technology At Consumer Electronics Show

Kia, Hyundai and Volvo have all looked to this week’s Consumer Electronics Show to reveal new infotainment te...

Jan 8, 2014 (4 years ago)
Google Forms Android Alliance With Audi, GM, Honda, Hyundai, Nvidia

Google, Audi, GM, Honda, Hyundai, Nvidia Form Android 'Open Automotive Alliance' At Consumer Electroincs Show

A new partnership between several carmakers and internet giant Google has been announced at the Consumer Electronics Sho...

Jan 7, 2014 (4 years ago)
2014 Kia Soul Earns 5-Star NHTSA Safety Rating Ahead Of Australian Arrival

2014 Kia Soul Earns 5-Star NHTSA Safety Rating In The US, Australian Arrival Expected In Q1 2014

The 2014 Kia Soul has been awarded a 5-star safety rating by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) ...

Dec 24, 2013 (4 years ago)
Kia Soul EV Bound For Overseas Debut

Kia Soul EV: Details Of First EV Marketed Outside Korea For Kia, Set For US Debut In 2014

Kia has revealed it is developing an all-electric version of its small Soul, destined for a US debut in 2014, to be foll...

Nov 13, 2013 (4 years ago)
ANCAP: 5-Star Safety For Kia Rondo, Mazda6 And Renault Clio

Kia's all-new Rondo wagon has been awarded top marks in a new round of ANCAP crash safety tests, joined in the 5-Sta...

Nov 7, 2013 (4 years ago)
Kia GT Set For 2016 Debut: Report

Kia GT Set To Debut In 2016, Carmaker Wants To Go Racing In The Future: Report

Kia’s four-door GT concept could make its showroom debut by the start of 2017, according to a new report out of th...

Oct 28, 2013 (4 years ago)
New Kia Models Winning Style Points With Australian Buyers: Watt

Kia Winning Points With Australian Points On Style And Quality: Watt

Above: the Australia-bound Pro_Cee'd GT, Kia's next turbocharged offering. Kia's styling revolution, led ...

Oct 17, 2013 (4 years ago)
2014 Kia Cerato Koup: Price And Features For Kicked-up Coupe Range

2014 Kia Cerato Koup: Australian Price, Features And Specs

KIA CERATO KOUP AUSTRALIA Kia Australia has rounded out its new Cerato range this week with the launch of the two-doo...

Oct 16, 2013 (4 years ago)
Kia Reveals LPG-fuelled Picanto Light Hatch In Frankfurt

Kia Picanto Bi-Fuel LPG Light Car To Go On Sale Later This Year In European Markets

Kia has unveiled a new LPG version of its Picanto light car in Frankfurt this week, steering away from the trend towa...

Sep 11, 2013 (4 years ago)
2014 World Car Of The Year: And The Nominees Are…

2014 World Car Of The Year: Three Nominations Each For BMW And Toyota

Volkswagen has won the World Car Of The Year award in three of the last four years, including last year’s award...

Sep 9, 2013 (4 years ago)
The Week That Was: A45 AMG And Fiesta ST Hatched, New Concepts Appear

The Week That Was: Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG, Volvo V40 Cross Country, Proton Suprima Hatch

Volvo unveiled the Coupe Concept this week, matching sleek style with the company's new 298kW petrol-electri...

Sep 1, 2013 (4 years ago)
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