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KIA Stonic

KIA Stonic

| October 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

  Blockbuster I visited my local video store in Chorlton cum Hardy 1990, to purchase a Sega Megadrive, the first 16 bit video console. The game I chose to buy first for my housemates & I to play, was Sonic the Hedgehog, for Sonic the Hedgehog was the fastest thing alive. Hours of fun ensued […]

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KIA Picanto

KIA Picanto

| June 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

  In the name of Love The first Kia I ever drove was the Pride, which was basically a Mazda in disguise. Featuring white-walled tyres, no power steering, an incredibly basic interior & a low entry price point, the Pride in it’s own way was quite successful, especially with driving instructors. Twenty five years have […]

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KIA Rio 2017

KIA Rio 2017

| June 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

  KIA Rio 1.4 CRDi ‘3′ 5 door Of all the car manufacturers out there, it is probably Kia Motors from South Korea who have come the furthest fastest, in the development of their cars over the past 10 years. Not only have they turned a range of high C02 emitting, plain looking cars, into […]

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KIA Sportage 1.7 CRDi3 Eco

KIA Sportage 1.7 CRDi3 Eco

| January 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

To say that the KIA Sportage has been a runaway success since it was launched, would be to make a huge understatement. Roughly 1 in 4 KIA’s sold in the UK are Sportage with the last model proving incredibly popular for its practically, good looks & value for money. KIA had a tall order on […]

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KIA Optima PHEV

KIA Optima PHEV

| August 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

  Can you feel it coming on strong ? Not content in launching their new Optima Sportswagon, Kia’s mission to lower the average CO2 emissions of its range by 25 per cent before the end of the decade, has seen the launch of the company’s first plug-in hybrid model, the Optima PHEV. It is priced […]

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KIA Optima Sportswagon

KIA Optima Sportswagon

| August 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Munich 1860 The rise of Korean car manufacturers shows no sign of abating. Kia are continuing to launch new models faster than a cannonball. The latest is the Optima Sportswagon, Kia’s first ever D-segment estate car. The UK launch took place in Munich, which also saw journalist from al across Europe congregating it test drive […]

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KIA Niro

KIA Niro

| August 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

  It’s Hybrid Time The first Kia I came across in the early 1990’s, was the Kia Pride, ostensibly a Kia-badged Mazda 121. Through the 1990’s the brand launched better & better models & by the time of the Millennium, Kia had become an established brand in Europe, North America & Australasia as part of […]

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KIA Optima

KIA Optima

| May 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

  Blue moon, you saw me standing alone… As I’ve said before on these pages, of all car manufacturers, Kia has come the furthest in the shortest time. Let me explain further. Twenty years ago when I was working on a driving schools publication, this meant driving the Kia Pride, in effect a rebadged Mazda […]

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KIA Sportage

KIA Sportage

| January 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

  In the deserts of Sudan & the gardens of Japan. From Milan to Yucatan, every woman, every man. The fourth generation of KIA’s best selling UK model the Sportage has just been launched. The third generation Sportage has been a massive sales success in the UK, with 23,000 sold in 2015 alone, with the […]

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KIA Sorento

KIA Sorento

| July 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

KIA Sorento 2.2 CRDI KX-3 manual The KIA Sorento first appeared back in 2002 as the brand’s first full-size SUV. In March 2015, KIA launched the third generation Sorento & it’s bigger than it’s predecessors. The new Sorento measures 95mm longer, 5mm wider & 15mm lower (with a 80mm longer wheelbase) than its predecessor. Like […]

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