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A week in reviews: 20 - 25 January

A week in reviews: 20 - 25 January

By 25 January 2014

Shake off those apparent January blues - go outside and take some pictures. Got no camera? No problem, as this week we've looked at a variety of possible solutions. The Sony QX100 is a lens accessory that can communicate with your Android smartphone to... >>

Kia Pro_Cee'd GT review
3 out of 5

Kia Pro_Cee'd GT review

By 22 January 2014

In the car world 2013 was very much the year of the hot hatch, or GTi if you're of a particularly VW persuasion. Every manufacturer had a go at turning the regular family shopping car into a fire-breathing road eater last year, the latest example being... >>

Kia GT4 Stinger Concept: Korean manufacturer shows off GT muscle

Kia GT4 Stinger Concept: Korean manufacturer shows off GT muscle

By 18 January 2014

Don’t be confused by the name. The GT4 in the Kia Stinger Concept’s name doesn’t mean the company is two generations out of step with other manufacturers producing cars specifically for a certain PlayStation racing game (non-gamers you'll see what... >>

Hyundai and Kia vehicles to gain Android-based navigation systems by end of 2013

Hyundai and Kia vehicles to gain Android-based navigation systems by end of 2013

By 23 October 2013

Car makers Hyundai and Kia (32.8 per cent owned by the Hyundai Motor Company) will become the first to incorporate Android into their in-car navigation systems, according to South Korean media reports. The two will move away from their own in-house software,... >>

Kia Motors' first all-electric Soul EV car announced for 2014

Kia Motors' first all-electric Soul EV car announced for 2014

By 2 October 2013

Kia Motors America has announced that it will offer an all-electric version of its Soul vehicle - called Soul EV - in 2014. As one of the company's best-selling vehicles, Kia Motors has described an all-electric variant of the Soul as a "natural extension".... >>

Kia Sportage 2.0 CRDi KX-4 review
4 out of 5

Kia Sportage 2.0 CRDi KX-4 review

By 4 January 2013

We’ve been looking at the 4x4 - or SUVs, as they’re now more commonly known - in many recent reviews. Although it’s been knocking about for a couple of years, we didn’t think it was fair to leave Kia’s Sportage out of the round. In many respects,... >>

Kia Cee’d Sportswagon 1.6 CRDi 3 review
3.5 out of 5

Kia Cee’d Sportswagon 1.6 CRDi 3 review

By 13 September 2012

Are you ready to join the “wagon revolution”? Taking its lead from the lofty heights of the likes of Audi’s RS brand, the latest addition to the Kia range - an estate version of the company's Ford Focus-rivaling Cee’d – has been renamed the... >>

Kia Cee'd (2012) review
4 out of 5

Kia Cee'd (2012) review

By 31 May 2012

Building on what made the original model a success, the 2012 Kia Cee’d is an all-new motor with enough clout to keep it in check with the other big-boy car markers. The Korean manufacturer might have a reputation for practical, sensible vehicles, but... >>

Kia Rio CRDi 2  review
3.5 out of 5

Kia Rio CRDi 2 review

By 9 May 2012

In August 2010, we had one of the worst hire car experiences of our life. It came courtesy of a Kia Rio saloon that looked like it had been dropped down a flight of stairs and housed a pack of wild dogs for the previous few months. Above 50 miles an hour,... >>

Kia GT Concept pictures and hands-on, with video

Kia GT Concept pictures and hands-on, with video

By 16 September 2011

Still think Kia is a value brand you buy just for its long warranty? Think again, that time has long gone. Kia now has some of the most impressive production car designs on the road (thanks to former Audi design boss, Peter Schreyer for that) and at this... >>