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KIA Reviews

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Good: Good looking seven-seat people carrier. Comes with seven year warranty. Practical cabin. Easy to drive.
Bad: Not as good to drive as a Ford C-MAX.
Good: Lots of standard equipment. Very good interior with slick media system. Seven-year warranty.
Bad: Not as cheap as it once was. Engines a little unrefined. Not as practical as a Skoda Scala or Honda Civic.
Good: Very comfortable and easy to drive. Feels well built and long lasting. Impressive bootspace of 625 litres. Available with excellent 1.4 T-GDi engine. Handles tidily.
Bad: Ride can be firm on larger wheels.
Good: Desirable electric crossover SUV. Very spacious. Impressive 282-mile range. Seven-year warranty.
Bad: Expensive compared to the Hyundai Kona Electric and Nissan Leaf. Demand is likely to exceed supply.
Good: Easy to drive. Impressive fuel economy and low running costs. Space for a family. 450 litre load area.
Bad: Ride quality is sometimes unsettled over country roads.
Good: Well-equipped as standard. Spacious cabin. Low emissions. Excellent motorway cruiser. PHEV from September 2016. New 1.6 CRDi and 1.6 T GDI from 2018.
Bad: Engine choice initially limited to 1.7 diesel. Expanded to include 2.0 GDI, 2.0 T-GDI and 1.6 T-GDI in 2018.
Good: Great looking, spacious. High quality. Well-equipped. Good to drive and very reasonably priced. Three petrol engines as well as new diesel from 2018.
Bad: More expensive to buy new than previous generations of the Optima. GT versions provide a firm ride quality.
Good: Surprisingly spacious cabin. Very good fun to drive. Affordable pricing.
Bad: Seats don't fold flat. Boot is small. Tyre repair kit instead of a spare wheel.
Good: Now a 'shooting brake' with a big load deck, similar to a Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake. Very well equipped as standard.
Bad: Not a lot of rear legroom.
Good: Practical and easy to drive. Enjoyable on a country road. Great 1.0 T-GDI engine. Good value. Long warranty.
Bad: Ride could be better in town. Some old-fashioned engine options.
Good: Easy to drive. All-wheel drive as standard. Well-equipped. Capable tow car. Seven seats. Five star Euro NCAP rating. Excellent 8-speed auto from 2018.
Bad: KX-1 models lose some of the best equipment. Old 7-speed automatic has higher emissions than manual.
Good: Electric-only crossover with range of up to 280 miles.
Bad: Due on sale later in 2019.
Good: One of the best crossovers on the market. Very refined and relaxed at motorway speeds. Handles well. Five star Euro NCAP rating.
Bad: Naturally-aspirated 1.6 petrol feels slow compared to turbocharged rivals. 48V mild hybrid starts at £32,545.
Good: Excellent levels of standard equipment. Looks distinctive. Interior's pretty good.
Bad: Unsophisticated suspension and gearbox. Shallow boot.
Good: Impressive petrol and diesel engines. Low running costs. Decent handling. Seven-year-warranty.
Bad: Dreary cabin. Cramped rear seats. Bumpy ride quality on larger wheels.
Good: Crossover based on the Kia Ceed.
Bad: On sale late 2019.
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