Kia has launched the special edition version of its Rio In Australia. Based on the 1.4-liter four-cylinder entry-level S model, the special edition version is equipped with front fog-lights, folding side mirrors with indicators, cruise control, alloy pedals, a six-speaker stereo with two tweeters, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and gear selector, and a set of 15-inch alloy wheels. The Kia Rio Special Edition sells for $16,190 for the five-speed manual and $18,190 for the four-speed automatic. [Car Advice]


Check out this newly launched Kia Picanto Quantum Special Edition for the UK market. This high-spec three-door version of the A-Segment model boasts a special Titanium Silver metallic paint, a red radiator grille surround and a set of 15-inch two-tone alloy wheels. It also comes with Kia’s Urban Pack consisting of reverse parking sensors, ambient interior lighting, a Supervision instrument cluster and UV solar windscreen glass. Underneath, power comes from a 1.25-liter petrol engine (w/ five-speed manual or four-speed automatic transmission) that produces 84 hp and 120 Nm of torque. The Kia Picanto Quantum Special Edition is priced at 11,895 GBP (about $19,993) for the five-speed manual model or 12,495 GBP (about $21,000) for the four-speed automatic model. [Autoevolution]

All New Kia Soul Goes On Sale In The UK

by Isaiah on April 9, 2014


Kia has announced the availability of their new compact crossover ‘Soul’ in the UK. Coming only in a front-wheel-drive configuration, this UK-Spec five-door hatchback is offered in two different engine options including a 1.6-liter CRDi diesel with 126bhp and 260Nm of torque, and a 1.6-liter GDi petrol with 130bhp and 161Nm of torque. The all new Kia Soul is priced from 12,600 GBP (about $21,099). [MW]

2014 Kia Rondo Released In Australia

by Isaiah on June 5, 2013 · 1 comment


Kia has released the all new 2014 Kia Rondo in Australia. This seven-seater is available in two different engine options including a 122kW/213Nm 2.0-liter GDI petrol engine (available in Si, SLi and Platinum trim levels) and a 100kW/320Nm 1.7-liter diesel engine (available in Si and SLi trim levels). Both engines are mated to a standard six-speed automatic transmission. Prices start from $29,990. [CarAdvice]

Kia Quoris Coming to US in 2014

by Isaiah on May 22, 2013 · 2 comments


Kia is reportedly preparing to unleash their newest full-size luxury Sedan ‘Quoris’ in the US. The car is said to go on sale in the US starting next year for an estimated price tag of $50,000 to $70,000. [Autoevolution]

2013 Kia Cerato Released In Australia

by Isaiah on April 9, 2013 · 7 comments

2013 Kia Cerato

The all new 2013 Kia Cerato is now available for purchase in Australia. This third-generation Cerato is available in three different trim levels including S, Si and SLi, and comes in two new ‘Nu’ petrol engines: a 1.8-liter with 150 hp and 178 Nm, and a 2.0-liter with 175 hp and 209 Nm. Prices ranging from AU$19,990 (about $20,955) for the standard S version and goes up to AU$27,990 (about $29,341) for the SLi version. [Autoevolution]