Latest Kia car reviews

Kia e-Niro review: An electric car that's easy to love
5.0 stars Kia e-Niro review: An electric car that's easy to love By Chris Hall

With lots of range and great efficiency, Kia's EV is one of the best on the market because it pairs practicality with the benefits of electric.... Read more

Kia Sportage 48V Mild-Hybrid review: More volts, less carbon
3.5 stars Kia Sportage 48V Mild-Hybrid review: More volts, less carbon By Lem Bingley

Kia adds a 48-volt mild hybrid technology system to its popular Sportage SUV. It brings worthwhile improvements in CO2 and fuel efficiency terms... Read more

Kia Ceed review: The gramatically correct family hatchback
4.0 stars Kia Ceed review: The gramatically correct family hatchback By Lem Bingley

The third-generation Kia Ceed drops the apostrophe and adds some class. With a 7 year warranty still standard, it's a cut above the mainstream.... Read more

Kia Stinger GT S review: Korea's spicy alternative to the German mainstays
4.5 stars Kia Stinger GT S review: Korea's spicy alternative to the German mainstays By Joe Simpson

Say it slowly: K-i-a Sting-er G-T. Nope, it still sounds funny.Excuse us for poking fun at a name, but can you imagine walking into a party and saying... Read more

Kia Soul EV review: Good, green SUV fun
4.0 stars Kia Soul EV review: Good, green SUV fun By Chris Hall

The Kia Soul EV was launched in 2014 as one of the first pure electric cars on the road. It's unique in a number of ways, not least because it made an... Read more

Kia Stonic review: Batten down the hatches, the crossovers are coming
4.0 stars Kia Stonic review: Batten down the hatches, the crossovers are coming By Chris Hall

If you're a car manufacturer and not looking at how you can add a crossover to your model line-up, you're probably aiming your efforts in the wrong direction.The... Read more

Kia Picanto (2017) review: Small, sporty and savvy
4.0 stars Kia Picanto (2017) review: Small, sporty and savvy By Britta O'Boyle

The Kia Picanto is the baby of the Kia family, sitting under the recently launched Rio in terms of both cost and size. That's not to say the third-generation... Read more

Kia Rio (2017) review: All about connectivity
4.0 stars Kia Rio (2017) review: All about connectivity By Britta O'Boyle

The new Kia Rio features support for both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, along with a range of safety features from autonomous emergency breaking to lane... Read more

Kia Sorento review: The savvy seven-seater
4.5 stars Kia Sorento review: The savvy seven-seater By Mike Lowe

Can an SUV ever be a truly exciting drive? Now in its third generation, the Kia Sorento has had more than just a facelift to bring it up to date, and while... Read more

Kia Optima Sportswagon first drive: A big friendly giant that lacks a bit of personality
Kia Optima Sportswagon first drive: A big friendly giant that lacks a bit of personality By Leon Poultney

The Kia Optima is the sort of car that you see starring in flashy US TV commercials, where enormous NBA superstars cram their frames into the cockpit and... Read more

Kia Niro review: Say hello to my little friend
3.5 stars Kia Niro review: Say hello to my little friend By Mike Lowe

The word "Niro" makes us think of a few things: Robert de Niro in his classic film roles; strong black coffee; or some kind of futuristic city. It doesn't... Read more

Kia Sportage (2016) review: All the extras, for less
4.5 stars Kia Sportage (2016) review: All the extras, for less By Luke Edwards

Kia hit its best year for sales ever in 2015 and it's followed that with its fourth-generation of the Sportage. With sights aimed high, this SUV crossover... Read more

Kia Soul Mixx review
4.0 stars Kia Soul Mixx review By Chris Hall

The Kia Soul sits in the increasingly popular crossover segment of the market, taking something that's essentially a hatchback and giving it characteristics... Read more

Kia Pro_Cee'd GT review
3.0 stars Kia Pro_Cee'd GT review By Joe Simpson

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... Read more

Kia GT4 Stinger Concept: Korean manufacturer shows off GT muscle
Kia GT4 Stinger Concept: Korean manufacturer shows off GT muscle By Joe Simpson

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... Read more

Kia Sportage 2.0 CRDi KX-4
4.0 stars Kia Sportage 2.0 CRDi KX-4 By Joe Simpson

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... Read more

Kia Cee'd Sportswagon 1.6 CRDi 3
3.5 stars Kia Cee'd Sportswagon 1.6 CRDi 3 By Joe Simpson

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... Read more

Kia Cee'd (2012)
4.0 stars Kia Cee'd (2012) By Mike Lowe

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... Read more

Kia Rio CRDi 2
3.5 stars Kia Rio CRDi 2 By Joe Simpson

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... Read more

Kia GT Concept pictures and hands-on, with video
Kia GT Concept pictures and hands-on, with video By Joe Simpson

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... Read more

Kia cee'd 1.6CRDi LS
4.0 stars Kia cee'd 1.6CRDi LS By Duncan Madden

First things first, let’s get rid of the perky, pesky apostrophe from Kia’s latest entry into the hatchback market, the Kia cee’d. The grammatical... Read more

Kia Sedona 2.9 CRDi people carrier
3.5 stars Kia Sedona 2.9 CRDi people carrier By Jonathan Goddard

If you ever feel the need to buy a car with seven seats, it’s time to take yourself to the shed, put some Cure on the stereo and blow yourself away with... Read more