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Wind your motoring memory back to 2000, and think specifically about the Korean brands that are now an established part of the ...

2014 Kia Sorento 2.4 GDi EX AWD (USA)

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The first Kia Sportage was launched in 1993, and made its debut in Europe in 1995. Accurately predicting the explosive growth in sales of ...

2014 Kia Sportage KZ-2 2.0 CRDi AWD (GB)

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Despite what those of us who have sketched out designs for possible new cars on anything from ...

2015 Kia Soul 2.0+ (USA)

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No matter what label is put on cars in the class to which this latest test car belongs - be that B-segment Monospace, or Crossover, Tall-Supermini or some ...

2014 Kia Venga 3 1.6 CRDi (GB)

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Probe insistently enough, and I would be pretty confident that you would get any car enthusiast to admit to at least one automotive ...

2013 Kia Soul 2.0i + (USA)

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Much has been written about the huge transformation of Kia from purveyor of budget and rather ...

2013 Kia Optima 2.4 GDi LX (USA)

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        During the 1960s and 1970s, the typical European family car underwent a transformation from conventional three-box saloon type ...

2013 Kia Cee’d 2 1.6 CRDi SportWagon (GB)

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      Utter the model name "Kia Rio" to any car enthusiast,, and I predict you would get one of two reactions: either their eyes would glaze over, as ...

2013 Kia Rio 2 1.25 5 Door (GB)

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             As part of Kia's inexorable and rapid rise from automotive no-hoper of the 1990s to the power-house that it is ...

2013 Kia Forte EX (USA)

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2012 Kia Sedona LX (USA)

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      Much has been written about the astonishing rate of progress of the Korean car makers When their cars started to appear in any quantity in ...

2012 Kia Cee’d 2 1.6 CRDi 5door (GB)

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You do not have to go back very far in automotive history to find City Cars, or A-Segment vehicles as the market analysts would like us to think of them, which ...

2012 Kia Picanto 1.0 2 5door (GB)

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Much has been written about the transformation achieved by the Korean motor manufacturers, who have gone from producing some distinctly unimpressive cars based ...

2011 Kia Rio 2 1.4i Hatch (GB)

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It was only a matter of time for the concept of the MPV, translated from "Large Size" of the Renault Espace, to "Medium Size" by the 1996 Renault Scenic ...

2011 Kia Venga 3 1.4 CRDi (GB)

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Given the generally acknowledged strength of the latest Kia product portfolio, it ...

2009 Kia Optima 2.4 LX (USA)

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