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Kia Sportage ‘2’ 1.7 CRDi road test report and review

Kia Sportage ‘2’ 1.7 CRDi road test report and review

THE Sportage sold in record numbers here of around 23,000 in 2015. That has not stopped Kia kicking off 2016 with an all-new fourth generation version of what is easily its best-selling model and declaring a target for it of 25,000 UK sales in the next 12 months. An 18-strong range is priced between £17,995 and £31,495, so starting £495 dearer than the previous Sportage, but keenly priced against its main competitors

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Kia Carens 1.7 CRDi 2 Eco roadtest review

Kia Carens 1.7 CRDi 2 Eco roadtest review

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Kia Carens 1.7 CRDi 2 Eco – We drive the car which completes Kia’s design revolution but, DAVID HOOPER asks if it’s a case of form over function? THIS is the third generation of Kia’s increasingly popular Carens range and is the model the Korean manufacturer claims has completed its […]

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Kia Rio 1.1

Road test: Kia Rio 1.1 CRDi 2 Eco is very frugal

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Kia Rio 1.1 CRDi 2 Eco 3-door   Kia makes bold claims for its new 1.1-litre three-pot, DAVID HOOPER goes on a week-long economy drive to test the claims. BELIEVE it or not, this is the fourth generation of Kia’s Rio – and the company makes some big claims about […]

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The new Volkswagen Golf Mk7

VW Golf model range ‘is the complete package’

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Volkswagen Golf Mk 7 The VW Golf has always been an important car, and as the seventh generation of this motoring icon goes on sale, Motoring Journalist MARTYN COLLINS has a look at the new range. FEW cars have a history and such significance as the new Volkswagen Golf. With […]

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2,000,000 Minis and still going strong

David Cameron drives the two-millionth Mini off the Oxford production line. THE two-millionth Mini has rolled off the production line… 10 years after the first car. Of the two million, more than 1.5 million MINIs have been exported to customers in more than 90 countries around the world. Mr Cameron said: “It’s a real privilege […]

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