This is the future, supercar buyers. If this is how it's to be, bring it on.
Manages to serve up a zingy new style that hardly compromises its space or usefulness
It’s handsome, well-built and pleasant, with Kia’s monster warranty an added draw.
Another string to Kia’s ever more impressive bow, the Picanto is a fun and interesting city car.
A well-considered first effort from Kia: a hot hatch nicely suited to the everyday real world.
Kia improves things yet again. Refinement, styling and interior quality are nearly as good as anything out there. Nearly…
You might not like to admit it, but the BMW X5 is a damn good car.
By going transverse-engined the X1 has become technically less distinctive, but more useful in the real world
Facelifted Sportage gains mild hybrid diesel tech, but it’s not enough to radically alter the class landscape
New Soul puts practicality to the fore, but in other areas less progress has been made.
Forget the Magentis, this is a big Kia that's actually appealing. But so too is the cheaper Hyundai i40...
It won't trouble the cream of the three-door hatch brigade, but it's a mighty good effort, and looks fantastic.
A refreshing niche that ain’t a crossover, but not as sporty as billed
The Kia Cee'd is the car that lobs the paving slab of reality into the windscreen of preconception. It might be a straight clone of a Toyota/Ford/VW hatch, but it’s a damn good one.
Cosier and more expensive than rivals, but appealing badge and quality
An appliance carefully targeted at people who are uninterested in cars.
As sensible and tasty as a dry cracker. A decent enough car, perhaps one for the Freedom Pass brigade.