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Dacia Logan MCV road test review

Dacia Logan MCV gives rivals run for their money

DACIA call the Logan their MCV – standing for Maximum Capacity Vehicle. There’s still the whiff of old Eastern Europe austerity about that, somehow.

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Kia pro_cee’d GT road test review

Kia pro_cee’d GT road test review: It’s a quick Kia, pro_cee’d with caution!

A Kia with a GT badge? Really? Yes, it’s true! DAVID HOOPER has been putting Kia’s hot hatch through its paces. THERE was a time when the prospect of a performance car from Kia seemed as unlikely as Santa swopping Rudolph and Co for a hybrid drive system – but not anymore! Proudly sporting GT […]

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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 release pictures of new B segment concept

KOREAN carmaker Kia has thrown out a little teaser ahead of the Frankfurt Motor Show in September. They have released two pictures ahead of the unveiling of a new European concept car in the German city. It describes the model as playful but gutsy, sturdy yet impish! Industry watchers will be taking a close look […]

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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 c'eed Sportswagon

Kia cee’d Sportswagon review: Stop-start catch

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Kia cee’d Sportswagon Cold mornings highlighted some clever engineering in Stop-Start systems, but it caught KEITH WARD out during his Kia cee’d Sportswagon road test. DRIVERS who find those eco-trendy stop-start engine systems refusing to activate these winter mornings should not be surprised. The latest Kia cee’d, so equipped, caught […]

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Kia enters hot hatch market with new models

KOREAN carmaker Kia is lighting the fires and stoking up the pressure on its rivals by announcing details of its first hot hatch models. The high performance pro_cee’d GT, with its three doors, and the five-door cee’d GT are expected to go on sale in the middle of next year. Kia is fitting an updated […]

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New Kia cee’d wins Northern Car of the Year award

The Northern Group of Motoring Writers have bestowed the all-new Kia cee’d with its first major award since its launch in May, naming it Northern Car of the Year. Praised by journalists from across the North of England for its refinement, sophistication, quality and excellent value, the five-door cee’d won the honour in the face […]

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