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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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Revamped Yeti — monster or mouse?

— Skoda has been making big strides in the UK market in recent years. Motoring writer Keith Ward finds out if the revamped Yeti is abominable or heartwarming. ANYONE ever spotted the abominable snowman? Plenty have seen the Yeti. Skoda have sold almost 30,000 compact SUV’s of that name in the UK and more than  250,000 […]

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Subaru XV

Subaru XV Crossover: An interesting alternative!

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Subaru XV 2.0D SE Lux Premium 5dr With permanent four-wheel-drive and a Boxer diesel engine, DAVID HOOPER, says Subaru’s rugged XV offers an interesting alternative to the mainstream Crossover models. CROSSOVER cars are the height of fashion at the moment and although most of them look like shrunken 4x4s, under […]

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Go on, ask him what his favourite car is . . .

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Kia Sportage 2.0 CRDi Ask motoring journalist IAN LAMMING what his favourite car is – and his answer may just surprise you! IT’S the question people always ask me? What’s your favourite car? And the answer never fails to surprise them. After 21 years in the game, badges mean very […]

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Kia named Best Car Manufacturer by Which?

CONSUMER champion Which? has named Korean car maker Kia as its Best Car Manufacturer for 2012. Which? praised the company for its “superb new range of cars”. It also singled out the company’s excellent value for money and its “industry-leading” seven-year warranty. It was Kia’s first attempt at the title. Presenting the award, Which? chief […]

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New generation cee’d about to hit showrooms

THE medium-sized car sector is one of the most competitive and crowded parts of the car market. And it’s going to get a bit tougher. Having received acclaim and a good response to its first cee’d, Kia’s second generation model goes on sale here on June 1. Kia claim the new version offers enhanced levels […]

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Kia Picanto wins its first major accolade

The Northern Group’s vice-chairman Derrick Grocock presents the Northern Car of the Year trophy, a traditional miners’ lamp, to Kia’s Steve Kitson at Wetherby Racecourse. THE Kia Picanto has picked up its first major accolade just three months after going on sale, being named Northern Car of the Year by the Northern Group of Motoring […]

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Kia Sportage

Kia Sportage certainly stands out from the crowd

Kia’s Sportage is one of the most striking cars to be launched in recent times, regardless of price. Now the range is complete, wheelworldreviews editor DAVID HOOPER tests its eco offering. The Kia Sportage is a real style statement. IF you want to turn heads without spending supercar sums of money, then buy a Kia […]

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