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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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Kia Koup Turbo Locked In For Australia

Kia Koup To Get Turbo Engine By End Of Year

Kia will bring its Koup two-door to Australia with a turbocharged engine in October, making it the first petrol-engin...

Aug 16, 2013 (3 years ago)
2013 Kia Cerato Price And Features: Hatch Touches Down In Australia

2013 Kia Cerato Hatch: Price, Features And Specifications

Kia Australia's new Cerato range has been joined by a five-door hatch option this week, arriving nearly three mon...

Aug 15, 2013 (3 years ago)
2014 Kia Grand Carnival Spied Testing

2014 Kia Grand Carnival (Sedona) Spy Photos

It's not much to look at, but the oldest model in Kia Australia's current range - the big Grand Carnival - is...

Aug 15, 2013 (3 years ago)
Kia Confirms Compact Crossover Concept For Frankfurt Motor Show

Kia Compact SUV Concept Destined For Frankfurt Motor Show

Is Kia looking to break some sort of record for the sheer number of concepts one carmaker has rolled out in a decade?...

Aug 10, 2013 (3 years ago)
2014 Kia Optima Facelift Spied Testing

2014 Kia Optima Spy Photos

Kia's impending update for the Optima medium sedan has been spied during testing at Germany's Nurburgring Nor...

Jul 22, 2013 (3 years ago)
Report: Kia GT Coming At Last?

Kia GT And Provo Concepts On The March Toward Production: Report

Kia's sleek GT concept is back in the spotlight this week as new reports point once again to a production future ...

Jul 15, 2013 (3 years ago)
New Cars For Australia In 2013: Updated

All Of Australia's New Cars Due In 2013

UPDATE: This article has been given a mid-year makeover, listing new models that have launched and newly-revealed mod...

Jul 2, 2013 (3 years ago)
Kia To Expand GT Program, Rio GT Under Consideration: Report

Kia To Expand GT Program If Pro_Cee'd GT Hits It Off: Report

Kia is reportedly considering an expansion of its GT 'program', depending on the success of its new Pro_...

Jun 28, 2013 (3 years ago)
2013 Auto Pacific Vehicle Satisfaction Awards Announced

Cadillac Wins 2013 Top Auto Pacific Vehicle Satisfaction Award

American automotive research organisation, Auto Pacific, has released its 17th annual Vehicle Satisfaction Awards in ...

Jun 14, 2013 (4 years ago)
Kia Sportage Series II Hits Australia From Europe, Priced From $25,490

2013 Kia Sportage Series II On Sale In Australia: Europe-Sourced, New Price, New Features

A new 'Series II' update to Kia’s Sportage SUV hit Australian showrooms today, arriving this month from Ki...

Jun 14, 2013 (4 years ago)
Toyota, Ford And Honda Top Annual Green Brands List

Carmakers Dominate Top-Fifty Best Green Brands List

Toyota, Ford and Honda have filled the top three places in Interbrand's annual 'Best Global Green Brands'...

Jun 13, 2013 (4 years ago)
The Week That Was: VW Speaks Out, New Rondo Arrives, Gen-F Reviewed

The Week That Was – Volkswagen Breaks Its Silence, Australian Car Industry Looks To The Future

What a week it was. Volkswagen Australia broke its silence over a damaging media campaign regarding DSG transmiss...

Jun 9, 2013 (4 years ago)
2013 Kia Rondo On Sale In Australia From $29,990

2013 Kia Rondo: Australian Price, Features And Specifications

Kia's all-new seven-seat Rondo is now in Australia, priced from $29,990 plus on-roads. The new Rondo replaces...

Jun 4, 2013 (4 years ago)
Rendered: Kia Pro_Cee'd GT Cabrio

Kia Pro_Cee'd GT Cabriolet Rendered

Kia signalled its intent to take on Volkswagen's Golt GTI when it revealed the new Pro_Cee'd GT earlier this ...

Jun 3, 2013 (4 years ago)
Kia Launches Horki Brand In China, Reveals New Concept In Shanghai

Kia Horki Concept Revealed In Shanghai

Kia's joint venture in China, Dongfeng Yueda Kia (DYK), has used the Shanghai Auto Show to announce its new Chine...

Apr 22, 2013 (4 years ago)
2013 Kia Cerato On Sale In Australia

All-New 2013 Kia Cerato Sedan: Price, Features And Specifications

The 2013 Cerato sedan is now on sale in Australia, making it the first all-new Kia to hit these shores since the popu...

Apr 8, 2013 (4 years ago)
Kia CUB Concept Revealed In Seoul As A... Four-door Coupe?

Kia CUB Sports Concept Revealed At Seoul Motor Show

Picture a four-door coupe. Although relatively new, the style has been heartily embraced as a practical way to satisf...

Mar 28, 2013 (4 years ago)
2014 Kia Optima Update Revealed Ahead Of Australian Debut

2014 Kia Optima Facelift Unveiled In New York Ahead Of Australian Launch

Kia has unveiled its freshly facelifted 2014 Optima sedan in New York this week, ahead of an Australian debut expecte...

Mar 28, 2013 (4 years ago)
2014 Kia Soul Is All-New And Bound For Australia Next Year

2014 Kia Soul Unveiled Ahead Of Australian Debut Early Next Year

Kia wants an icon. And, while the boxy Soul hatch has never set the Australian market on fire, massive success in the...

Mar 28, 2013 (4 years ago)
2014 Kia Cerato Koup Revealed At New York Auto Show

2014 Kia Forte Koup Gets Turbo, Debuts At New York

2014 KIA CERATO KOUP Kia has whipped the covers off its sportiest model yet, the Forte Koup - AKA, the next-gener...

Mar 27, 2013 (4 years ago)
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