The latest Kia car reviews, news and advice from our team

2017 Kia Niro Chicago Auto Show Best Of 4 years ago

Chicago Motor Show 2016: Top 5 cars

We bring you our biggest highlights from the 2016 Chicago Auto Show - the world's largest motor show - and give you the low-down on the global debuts for Kia, Nissan, and Chevy.
2016 Kia Sportage ride Review 4 years ago

Kia Sportage SUV (2016 - ) review

The Kia Sportage has no shortage of very talented competitors, cars like the Nissan Qashqai, Seat Ateca and Skoda Karoq to name just a few. The Sportage has what it takes to stand with the best of them.
2016 Kia Sportage First Drive 4 years ago

2016 Kia Sportage first drive review

The outgoing Kia Sportage is still one of the most popular SUVs there is, so replacing it was never going to be easy. Question is, has Kia nailed it?
2016 Kia Optima refinement Review 4 years ago

Kia Optima Saloon (2015 - ) review

The Kia Optima is a four-door family saloon that competes with popular rivals like the Ford Mondeo, Vauxhall Insignia and Volkswagen Passat. Finally, after some lacklustre previous versions, this Optima is a credible alternative.
2015 Kia Optima First Drive 4 years ago

2015 Kia Optima 1.7 CRDi 2 first drive review

The Kia Optima is a four-door family saloon that competes with popular rivals like the Ford Mondeo, Vauxhall Insignia and Volkswagen Passat. And finally, the Optima is a credible alternative.
2015 Kia Cee'd Review 4 years ago

Kia Cee'd Hatchback (2015 - ) review

The Cee'd is a rival for mainstream models such as the Ford Focus and Vauxhall Astra. And, while it isn't cheap, it offers excellent value for money and a long warranty
Kia Sorento ride Review 4 years ago

Kia Sorento SUV ( 2015 - 2016) review

The Kia Sorento is a big seven-seat family 4x4 to rival the like of the Hyundai Santa Fe, Mitsubishi Outlander and Land Rover Discovery Sport. It's not cheap, but it doesn’t feel it, and with stacks of luxury kit, it’s cracking value
2016 Kia Sportage 1.6T front track First Drive 4 years ago

2016 Kia Sportage prototype first drive review

We take an early test drive in the all-new Kia Sportage, six months ahead of its official launch, to see how this crossover is shaping up before its reveal at the Frankfurt show
2016 Kia Optima front static News 5 years ago

Kia plans model offensive for 2016

Kia reveals its ambitious plans for nine new models by 2018, with a dedicated hybrid SUV and stylish rear-drive sports car both given the green light for production in the near future
Kia Rio ride Review 5 years ago

Kia Rio Hatchback (2014 - ) review

Kia's Rio is a worthy rival for the likes of the Ford Fiesta and Volkswagen Polo, but does it have what it takes to tempt buyers away from the mainstream choices?
Kia Optima Saloon Review 5 years ago

Kia Optima Saloon (2014 - ) review

Read the Kia Optima (2014 - ) car review by Auto Trader's motoring experts, covering price, specification, running costs, practicality, safety and how it drives
Kia Soul hatchback Review 6 years ago

Kia Soul Hatchback (2014 - ) review

Read the Kia Soul (2014 - ) car review by Auto Trader's motoring experts, covering price, specification, running costs, practicality, safety and how it drives.