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Kia Proceed

By |2019-01-28T17:03:22+00:00January 29th, 2019|Car news and reviews, Kia Reviews|

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/km What is it? A very good question. Proceed isn’t a hatchback, it isn’t a wagon, it isn’t an SUV, it isn’t a crossover – it’s a shooting brake according to Kia although the Korean carmaker is keen to point out [...]

An electric car to beat range anxiety and BIK – Kia e-Niro review

By |2018-12-19T09:40:13+00:00December 19th, 2018|Car news and reviews, Company car and business car reviews, Electric Vehicles, Kia Reviews, Newsletter|

  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/km What is it? The Kia e-Niro: it’s all electric and with it comes range anxiety - that's what puts people off buying or leasing an electric car. But what if the range is [...]

Kia Optima Sportswagon 1.7 CRDi 2 snap shot review

By |2018-04-25T21:42:53+01:00April 25th, 2018|Car news and reviews, Company car and business car reviews, Kia Reviews|

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/124mph What is it? The Optima is Kia’s effort to extract you from a Mondeo or Insignia by offering something with more space, style and technology. There’s enough of a premium air that BMW and Audi drivers might even be tempted to give [...]

Kia Optima 1.7 CRDi 3 Sportswagon Second Report

By |2017-11-20T12:35:50+00:00July 6th, 2017|Car news and reviews, Company car and business car reviews, Kia Reviews, Our business cars|

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 our time with the Kia Optima Sportswagon and I’m pleased to report that after a mammoth month of driving, with over 1,000 miles added, that in [...]

Kia Rio 1.0T-GDi 99bhp ISG: Roomy hatch much more sophisticated

By |2017-11-20T12:35:24+00:00March 22nd, 2017|Car news and reviews, Company car and business car reviews, Kia Reviews|

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 Europe's and Japan's established market leaders, it comes with competitive, but no longer bargain, on-the-road pricing between £11,995 and £17,445 and a  10-model line-up with six engine, [...]

Kia Optima PHEV: Impressive tax-saving new plug-in hybrid

By |2017-11-20T12:34:38+00:00September 25th, 2016|Car news and reviews, Company car and business car reviews, Kia Reviews|

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 engine - the 2.0-litre petrol, power and economy are boosted with the addition of a 50kW electric motor. The result is 202bhp and 176.6mpg - but how does [...]

Kia Niro: Unique new hybrid offers crossover alternative to Prius

By |2017-11-20T12:34:30+00:00August 10th, 2016|Car news and reviews, Company car and business car reviews, Kia Reviews|

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 business buyers! What’s hot  We’re fans of this hybrid drivetrain, having tried it recently in the sister car the Hyundai Ioniq. Read our  Ioniq HEV review. Although [...]

New Kia Sportage review: Aggressive new face for roomier all-rounder

By |2017-11-20T12:33:14+00:00February 3rd, 2016|Car news and reviews, Company car and business car reviews, Kia Reviews|

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 power (114bhp) and feels punchy on the road. Yet it is well-matched to a slick six-speed manual transmission and still boasts a combined fuel consumption figure [...]

Kia Optima 1.7 CRDi 7-Speed DCT ISG4 review: New generation moves on and up

By |2017-11-20T12:32:42+00:00December 9th, 2015|Car news and reviews, Company car and business car reviews, Kia Reviews|

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 gen Optima stands as an extensive makeover of the departing model which struggled to make much headway in a business class dominated by the might of [...]

Kia Pro_Cee’d GT Line 1.0 T-GDi review: Sharp looks and business efficiency hit the mark

By |2017-11-20T12:31:41+00:00September 29th, 2015|Car news and reviews, Company car and business car reviews, Kia Reviews|

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 all-new sportier trim and there’s a brand new business-friendly, 1.0-litre, three-cylinder petrol turbo engine to power this Pro_Cee’d. What’s hot? The new three-cylinder 1.0-litre turbo engine available [...]

Kia Cee’d auto review: Kia’s slick new Focus rival wins on tax savings

By |2017-11-20T12:31:40+00:00September 28th, 2015|Car news and reviews, Company car and business car reviews, Kia Reviews|

  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 diesel and seven-speed automatic transmission, that’s designed to bring emissions down to more competitive levels What’s hot? Kia sell more Cee’d diesels than petrol models, so [...]

Kia Soul 1.6 CRDi Mixx: High value package spoiled by unfit engine

By |2017-11-20T12:27:38+00:00January 12th, 2015|Car news and reviews, Company car and business car reviews, Kia Reviews|

The latest Soul might look similar to the last, but is based on the bigger Cee'd floorpan 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 2008. It may look similar to the first-generation Soul [...]

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