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  • Kia Picanto 1.1 Ice (2007) review

    Price:  £6,995

    04 December 2007 by the CAR road test team

    Hmm. It looks a bit better than the old car It does, doesn’t it? Out goes the old cat’s arse grille, to be replaced with something altogether neater. There are new bumpers front and rear, a new...

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    Car ratings 2 out of 5 2 out of 5 2 out of 5 2 out of 5 2 out of 5
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  • Kia Sportage 2.0 CRDi XE (2007) review

    Price:  £16,195

    04 December 2007 by the CAR road test team

    The Sportage is new, is it? Doesn’t look it... It’s a facelift rather than an all-new car, and we’re talking nip and tuck rather than major surgery. Park the old and new models next to each other,...

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    Car ratings 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 2 out of 5 4 out of 5 2 out of 5
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  • Kia Kee concept (2007) review

    22 October 2007 by James Foxall

    This Kia’s called the Kee. Is it the key to a bright future? If you talk to the firm’s design chief Peter Schreyer it is. That grille is the future look of all Kias. He wants the company’s cars to be...

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    Car ratings 3 out of 5 2 out of 5 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 3 out of 5
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  • Kia Ceed SW 1.6 CRDi (2007) review

    Price:  £13,745

    28 August 2007 by David Motton

    What’s this, an estate version of the Kia Ceed hatchback? Yep, but it’s called SW. Sounds a bit more aspirational than plain old estate, you see. The Ceed hatchback isn’t a bad starting point. It was...

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  • Kia Exceed Cabrio (2007) concept review

    10 July 2007 by James Foxall

    Sexy car from Kia shock! That’s right. When Peter Schreyer (who oversaw the design of the original Audi TT and new Beetle in his time at the VW group) took over as head of design for the Koreans he...

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  • Kia Carens 2.0 CRDi (2007) review

    Price:  £14,045

    31 January 2007 by Chris Chilton

    So it's a Kia. And an MPV Okay, so it's not exactly high on your lottery win wish list but Kia is quickly becoming a force to be reckoned with in car circles thanks to cars like the Picanto and its...

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  • Kia Ceed 1.6 S (2006) review

    Price:  £11,545

    30 November 2006 by Richard Aucock

    What's this: a Korean Focus rival with a grammar-busting name? Absolutely. This is the car Kia calls the Cee'd, with a rogue apostrophe to make punctuation pedant Lynne Truss – and us – blow...

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