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Kia-Rio-Special-Edition

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]

Kia-Picanto-Quantum-Special-Edition

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

All-New-Kia-Soul

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

2014-Kia-Rondo

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-Quoris

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]