Saturday, September 19, 2020

Kia Reviews

All the latest Kia company car reviews are here.


Kia Proceed

P11D Value: £25,465 BIK band 2018/19: 27% 5-door shooting brake 1.4-litre T-GDi diesel 138bhp/242Nm Performance: 9.1secs/127mph Economy (combined)/CO2: 42.8 miles/133g/kmWhat is it? A very good question. Proceed isn’t a hatchback, it...
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An electric car to beat range anxiety and BIK – Kia e-Niro review

 P11D Value: £32,995 BIK band 2018/19: 16% 5 door compact SUV 201bhp/395Nm, permanent magnet AC synchronous type 64 kWh Electric Motor Performance: 7.5secs/104mph Range/CO2: 289 miles/0g/kmWhat is it? The Kia e-Niro:...
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Kia Ceed ‘First Edition’ 1.4 petrol first drive

The all-new Kia Ceed launches into the fiercely competitive family hatchback market. How does it measure up for your business motoring?

Fastback fabulous – Kia Stinger 2.0 T-GDi GT-Line review

So this is the Stinger, Kia’s new, upscale grand turismo model. It's a five-door fastback in swoopy coupe clothes, spun off a new rear-wheel drive platform. Here we review the petrol Kia Stinger 2.0 T-GDi GT-Line model. What's it like for business motoring?
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Kia Optima Sportswagon 1.7 CRDi 2 snap shot review

P11D Value/BIK Band: £22,240/27% 5-door, 5-seater estate 139ps/340Nm, 1,7-litre 4cyl diesel/6-spd manual box Economy (comb)/C02: 64.2mpg/113g/km Performance: 9.8sec/124mphWhat is it? The Optima is Kia’s effort to extract you from a Mondeo...
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Kia Optima 1.7 CRDi 3 Sportswagon Second Report

List price now: £24,655 Five-door estate 2017 BIK / CO2:  24% /113g/km 139bhp 1.7-litre turbo diesel /6-speed manual Performance: 9.8 secs/124mph Economy (official) /ours: 64.2mpg/43mpg   WE are over two months into...
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Kia Rio 1.0T-GDi 99bhp ISG: Roomy hatch much more sophisticated

What is it? We try the Kia Rio 1.0T-GDi 99bhp ISG version of the fourth-generation, bigger and altogether more sophisticated version of Kia's supermini.With sights set ever more firmly on conquest sales from...
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Kia Optima PHEV: Impressive tax-saving new plug-in hybrid

Kia Optima PHEV What is it? The Kia Optima PHEV is Kia’s first plug-in hybrid, with the green and 37g/km tax-saving powertrain helpfully slotted in the Optima saloon’s spacious body.Available with just the one...
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Kia Niro: Unique new hybrid offers crossover alternative to Prius

Kia Niro What is it? Kia Niro is Kia's first-in-segment crossover that’s built on a hybrid platform. So, the Niro could be one of the greenest crossovers and should offer something genuinely different for...
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New Kia Sportage review: Aggressive new face for roomier all-rounder

What is it? This is the all-new fourth-generation version of Kia’s popular SUV in expected business-friendly 1.7 CRDi KX-3 specification. What’s hot?The 1.7-litre CRDi diesel is a proven engine that gets slightly more...
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Kia Optima 1.7 CRDi 7-Speed DCT ISG4 review: New generation moves on and up

Kia Optima 1.7 CRDi 7-Speed DCT ISG4 What is it? Meet Kia’s new shape, fully revised Optima, a competitive new 2016 player on the block for UK business drivers.Front to back, this latest...
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Kia Pro_Cee’d GT Line 1.0 T-GDi review: Sharp looks and business efficiency hit the...

Kia Pro_Cee’d GT Line 1.0 T-GDi review: What is it? The face-lifted, sportier three-door version of Kia’s Focus and Volkswagen Golf rival. On top of slight visual tweaks, the GT Line is an...
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Kia Cee’d auto review: Kia’s slick new Focus rival wins on tax savings

  Kia Cee’d 4 1.6 CRDi Auto DCT ISG review: What is it? The face-lifted, five-door version of Kia’s Focus and Volkswagen Golf rival – the Cee’d, fitted with an all-new 134bhp 1.6 CRDi...
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Kia Soul 1.6 CRDi Mixx: High value package spoiled by unfit engine

Company car review of the Kia Soul 1.6 CRDi Mixx What is it? The second-generation version of Kia's funky, chunky crossover aimed at rivals such as the Nissan Juke, Renault Captur and Peugeot...

Kia cee’d GT review: Kia’s first hot hatch

Kia's GT brings bags of kit, an overtly sporty look, and of course that long long Kia warranty to the hot hatch party.

Kia revives VR7 added value special editions

KIA has launched another series of value-for-money VR7 special editions. Discounts, higher specs, finance deals and optional servicing packages are all part of the mix. The models to benefit are the...
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Mark Hopkins is the new marketing director at Kia

SWOPPING vans for cars – Mark was previously head of marketing for Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles – Hopkins will report to commercial director Yaser Shabsogh. Mark will look after Kia's overall marketing strategy...

Kia is fastest growing brand in Fleet Alliance top ten

KIA is the fastest growing brand in a top-ten league table of best-selling models from fleet management and leasing specialist, Fleet Alliance. Fleet Alliance, which won our Small Fleet Leasing Company of...