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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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Hyundai i20 1.1 CRDi Active 5-door

Hyundai i20 1.1 CRDi Active 5-door road test proves frugality

Our road test report and review of the Hyundai i20 1.1 CRDi Active 5-door, with its three-cylinder engine, proves that it’s as frugal as they come. DAVID HOOPER puts the latest model to the test. THE Hyundai i20 is a cleanly-styled little car with and looks very much like the big sister of Hyundai’s smallest model, the […]

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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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Kia adds new Sportswagon to its cee’d range

THE new Kia cee’d hatchback impressed the motoring world with its big jump upmarket and three months on, the company is introducing its new Sportswagon which goes on sale at Kia dealers now. The new model replaces the cee’d SW from the previous model range and the company is hoping it will build upon its […]

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Hyundai Sante Fe is big on value for a full-size 4×4

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Hyundai Santa Fe 2.2 CRDi Style A big 4×4 which won’t break the bank, DAVID HOOPER puts the latest version of Hyundai’s Santa Fe to the test. A CONSIDERABLE amount of time has passed since I last drove a Santa Fe and having just spent a week reacquainting myself with […]

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Hyundai announces prices of new i30 range

Hyundai’s new i30 hatchback range goes on sale in March and the company has just revealed how much it will cost, and what you will get for your money. Prices for i30 start at £14,495 on-the-road for the entry level Classic model, which comes with insurance ratings from Group 7E, making it one of the […]

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