KIA Car Reviews

Kia Picanto Car Review

July 08, 2013

The Kia Picanto is an award-winning vehicle in its class, which combines the sportiness of hatchback, with the comfort of a plush SUV.   The Picanto is a trendy vehicle that is modern and fresh in its exterior and interior design. Admire the bold lines and sporty look of the Picanto from the outside and then appreciate the commendable featur... Read More

Kia Rio Car Review

July 08, 2013

If you are looking for an all-around sporty, reliable and low maintenance vehicle, look no further than the Kia Rio!   The new Kia Rio is larger than previous versions. It is also longer, wider and lower to the ground. In fact, it’s barely recognisable when compared to its previous models.    The front of the Rio is unmista... Read More

Kia Cerato Car Review

July 08, 2013

Driving pleasure has just been reinvented in the form of the new Kia Cerato.    The entire Kia brand is based on the idea of “The Power to Surprise”, something which the Cerato does exactly. The Kia designers and engineers focused on four key concepts while developing the Cerato: innovative style, driving pleasure, product v... Read More

Kia Soul Car Review

July 08, 2013

The Kia Soul is a quirky vehicle that impresses both on and off the road!   This crossover vehicle delivers on all the levels that you would expect from an SUV, but it comes at a price tag and fuel economy of a normal car.    When first observed, the Soul looks like a large car with a lot of character and should only be driven by... Read More

Kia Sportage Car Review

July 08, 2013

An SUV that is in a class of its own - The Kia Sportage is bold and distinctive in every way.    “It embodies Kia’s new-found visual dynamism by successfully taking the key features of an off-road vehicle,”– explains Kia Motors Corporation’s Chief Design Officer.   There are 10 different types of the... Read More

Kia Optima Car Review

July 08, 2013

Speed, comfort and style – the 2013 Kia Optima was designed from ingenuity.      Rory Carroll from Auto week describes the Optima as being the very best in its class, which includes the Honda Accord, Toyota Camry and Volkswagen Passat.      The styling conveys elegance, beauty and pure style. The interior h... Read More

Kia Sorento Car Review

July 08, 2013

The Kia Sorento has returned yet again. The 2013 model seems to have no major mechanical changes, but rather clever new features that make it value-rich.    Maintaining its winning comfort, style and performance, the Sorento is reported to be a smooth drive, with plenty of alignment options. After winning Best SUV in 2010 and 2011 at th... Read More

New Renault Sandero Review

July 08, 2013

The new Renault Sandero combines strength, space and style in the form of a large hatchback.    The Sandero is available in three models: The Ambiance, Dynamique and Stepway. This review focuses on the Ambiance and Dynamique models.    Our favourite standard trim features on these models include power steering, air-condition... Read More

2013 Renault Sandero Stepway Review

July 08, 2013

The Stepway is part of the Renault Sandero family. It has a larger body, large wheels and has a raised ground clearance of 20mm when compared to the other Sandero models. These features all aid to the sportiness of the Sandero and make it the perfect partner for adventurous trips.    Stylish features that make the Stepway a winner are i... Read More

Renault Clio 4 Review

July 08, 2013

Introducing the new Renault Clio – An updated ride featuring bolder lines, larger interior space and a more powerful engine. The Clio 4 also holds a new generation of on-board technology features, making it a good-looking and practical vehicle.   The Clio 4 hosts an all-new turbocharged powertrain, which makes it quick on the city or h... Read More

2013 Renault Kangoo Express Review

July 08, 2013

The new Renault Kangoo Express is the perfect multi-purpose vehicle for commercial use.    The new Kangoo Express comes with minor changes that improve the driving abilities and grip on the road. Expect less noise and a smoother drive. The Kangoo Express has been designed to be highly durable, yet comfortable enough for even the longest... Read More

2013 Renault Fluence Review

July 08, 2013

The newly designed Renault Fluence oozes style and sensuality. Its smooth silhouette is paired with bold new finishes to give it an additional edge over the rest of the vehicles in its class.   The Fluence is available in four different models: 1.6 16v Authentique; 1.6 16v Expression; 1.6 16v Dynamique and 2.0 16v Privilège.   ... Read More

2013 Renault Mégane Hatch Review

July 08, 2013

The new Renault Mégane although only slightly different from previous models, has generated a lot of buzz!   The Mégane Hatch is available in four different models: 1.6 16V Shake It!; 1.6 16V Dynamique; 1.4 TCE GT-Line; and 1.9 DCI Dynamique. The first two models have a multipoint sequential fuel injection while the advanced mo... Read More

Renault Mégane Coupe

July 08, 2013

The Renault Mégane Coupe and Coupe-Cabriolet (CC) are sporty models of the Mégane family.    The Mégane Coupe is sportier than the Mégane Hatch models, with a sleeker design and high performance engine. For example the 1.9 DCI Dynamique is able to reach 0-100km in a mere 9.5 seconds.     The M&ea... Read More

New Renault Scenic Review

July 08, 2013

First launched in 1996, the Renault Scenic is no stranger to the roads of the world. Launched as Renaults first family hatchback, a mini MPV if you will, the Scenic is still a leader in its class and even has a larger model available for larger families.   The new Scenic family is available in 3 models: The 1.6 16v Scénic Expression, ... Read More

2013 Renault Traffic Panel Van Review

July 08, 2013

The Renault Trafic is a panel van that is engineered to be both functional and fuel efficient, while equipped with all safety features you would expect from the Renault brand.   The 2013 Trafic panel is designed to carry heavy loads (1 200 kg payload capacity and 2 800 mm cargo area length) and still perform at a quick pace, making it the pe... Read More

2013 Renault Koleos

July 08, 2013

The Renault Koleos is a fantastic addition to any family.   Designed to be a little different from the other cars in its range, the new Renault Koleos offers a smooth ride powered by a prevailing engine. In fact, the Koleos was voted Compact SUV of the year in 2010 by Car Magazine.    The Koleos is available in three models: The ... Read More

2013 Renault Grand Scenic Review

July 08, 2013

The new Renault Grand Scenic arrives in two model types, a 1.2 dC manual Dynamique model and a 2.0 dCI automatic Bose model.    Space is the name of the game with the new Grand Scenic. With an extra 20cms in the length, Renault has been able to maximise this people carrier with an extra row of seats! The third row offers two extra seats... Read More

2013 Renault Mégane RS Review

July 08, 2013

The 2013 Renault Mégane Sport (RS) range is a sight to be seen, and driven!   Expertly engineered through the experience that Renault has had on the race circuits, these sleek vehicles will sure to turn heads wherever they go, with their stylish body lines and extremely powerful drive.    The Mégane RS range has thr... Read More

Daihatsu Gran Max Review

July 09, 2013

The Daihatsu Gran Max, a workhorse designed to cater to the heaviest of business needs.      The length of the vehicle is just less than 4.2m from bumper to tailgate, while its height is 1.67m, making it able to drive through all delivery parking garages and tunnels. The Gran Max features drop sides, which make on- and off-loading... Read More

Daihatsu Sirion Review

July 09, 2013

Funky design and a dynamic engine makes the Daihatsu Sirion a stand-out supermini its segment!   Smaller cars are taking over the roads, with the increasing price of fuel and state of global warming. The Sirion hosts enough space to make it not only vibrant on the roads, but also super practical when it comes to transporting people and goods... Read More

Daihatsu Terios Review

July 09, 2013

Introducing the Daihatsu Terios, a mini SUV that oozes style, elegance and a ready-for-action attitude!     Whether you’re looking for something sporty, sophisticated or family-friendly, the Terios ticks all those boxes, with its mass appealing design, comfortable interior and impressive safety features.     Although... Read More

Chery QQ3 Car Review

July 09, 2013

Great features and a wonderful personality - The Chery QQ3 is a small wonder!   Do not let the outside view of the car sway your judgement, once you step inside, whether you’re sitting in the front or back, you will experience the comfort of the space you receive. Drivers praise the responsive engine, nifty features and comfort of the ... Read More

Chery J1 Car Review

July 09, 2013

What happens when you combine chic Italian design and responsive sporty features with Chery value? You get the The Chery J1!   Designed in Italy, the J1 is recognisable from the get-go with its bold exterior and smooth lines. Coupled with the fashionably functional interior, the design of the J1 has been commended by numerous car magazines. ... Read More

Chery Tiggo Car Review

July 09, 2013

After numerous years of market competition, Chery has finally gained a firm foothold in the SUV market. The Chery Tiggo is one beautifully impressive crossover that brings excitement and adventure to your drive.     The new Tiggo features technological innovation that has made the vehicle a winner with critics and buyers alike. The SUV... Read More

Hyundai i10 Car Review

July 09, 2013

Sporty, practical and extremely fun – the new Hyundai i10 shows off a new design with improved features and a stylish new look!   Expect a stronger body with protection mouldings, larger headlights for improved night and road visibility, and mirror indicator repeaters to make sure you are visible on the road.   Top Gear reports ... Read More

Hyundai i20 Car Review

July 09, 2013

The Hyundai i20 is another impressive creation from the Korean automobile manufacturer. This is a vehicle that is appropriately well equipped at a very reasonable price.   The new 2013 Hyundai i20 is sharper than previous designs, with additional features. The body of the vehicle hosts strong, bold lines, with plenty of interior space for bo... Read More

Hyundai Accent Car Review

July 09, 2013

Inspired by Europe, the Hyundai Accent is a smooth and stylish sedan that will be sure to turn heads wherever you go.    The Accent hosts world-class safety standards receiving a 5 star Euro NCAP rating. You can therefore rest assured that you and your passengers are protected while in the space of the Accent.   There are three m... Read More

Hyundai Elantra Car Review

July 09, 2013

The 2013 Hyundai Elantra is both stylish and practical, with its smooth lines and smart features.   Originally launched in 2011, the Hyundai Elantra is already in its fifth generation with its 2013 model. Since its original launch, there have been minor body and spec updates to the vehicle. This included all three Elantra models receiving a ... Read More

Hyundai i30 Car Review

July 09, 2013

The Hyundai i30 is where excitement and elegance meet.   The i30 is larger than the i10 and i20 and holds additional comfort, safety and performance features. If comfort, style and performance is what you are after, the Hyundai i30 is the vehicle for you.   The i30 is available in 3 engine sizes: The 1.4-litre petrol, 1.4-litre diesel... Read More

Hyundai iX35 Car Review

July 09, 2013

The ix35 is a wonderful move forward for Hyundai with regards to the SUV segment, being the South Korean manufacturer’s model entry into the smaller end of the SUV market.   Features that have been added to the new ix35 include parking sensors, 6 airbags, a revised the steering feel, a reduced cabin noise, a telescopic steering column ... Read More

Hyundai H-1 Car Review

July 09, 2013

The Hyundai H-1 (also known as the Hyundai Grand Starex, Hyundai iLoad, Hyundai i800 & Hyundai iMax), is the Korean motor manufacturer’s wagon. It is where functionality and value for money collide.   The H-1 has even gone on to winning awards that include the 2007 and 2008 Best MPV of the year and the Best Official Car from 2004 t... Read More

New Tata Indica Car Review

July 09, 2013

The new Tata Indica is simple, stylish and extremely affordable.    First released in 1998, the Indica is a classed as a super-mini car with a front wheel drive format.  Designed for convenience with plenty of interior space, the Indica features folding seats and is designed with doors that open wider than other cars in its class.&... Read More

New Tata Super Ace Car Review

July 09, 2013

The Tata Super Ace is the one ton carrier designed by Tata to gear up against the likes of the Hyundai H-1, Kia K2700 and Daihatsu Gran Max.   The vehicle has a loading deck of 2.63m which makes it the longest loading deck in its class and is able to carry up to one ton. What’s nice about this vehicle is that its load body can be opene... Read More

Indica Vista Car Review

July 09, 2013

The Tata Indica Vista is the second generation Indica introduced to the market and features an updated engine, design and connectivity features.   It must be noted that the Indica Vista is built on its own platform and it comes with its own design. It is not just an improvement to the Indica. Looking at the Indica Vista from the outside, you... Read More

Indigo Manza Car Review

July 09, 2013

The new TATA Indigo Manza offers a great ride for those looking for a reliable vehicle that performs well and is light on the wallets.   As Tata’s entry-level family sedan, the Indigo Manza beats out competitors due to its unique selling point – its price!  Choose from three Indigo Manza models, which vary slightly in price:... Read More

New Tata 3L Diesel Worker Review

July 09, 2013

The new Tata 3L Diesel Worker is a powerful work bakkie that is engineered to help your business do more, for less.    There are two options for your purchasing pleasure: The 3L Worker Dropside and the 3L Chassis Cab.  Both are powered by a 4 cylinder Diesel engine and have maximum power of 48.5 @ 2800 rpm. The rugged vehicle handl... Read More

2013 Renault Duster

January 10, 2014

In this magnificently modern world where you can watch a television show while recording a movie, and purchase sugar-free velvet cupcakes, we’ve become accustomed to a best-of-both-worlds lifestyle. There’s absolutely nothing wrong with it – in fact, it’s great. Why should we be content with simply having our needs met when ... Read More

The New Kia Sportage 2014 Facelift

July 10, 2014

The new Kia Sportage is not only fresh, bold and distinctive, but it could never be mistaken for anything other than brilliance. The Sportage embodies Kia’s new-found visual dynamism by simply taking the features of an off-road car and enveloping them in a sleek and urban-friendly design with a global appeal.   Appealing Exterior: &nb... Read More

Renault Duster Review

July 15, 2014

Consumers desire products that exceed their expectations; they crave instant gratification; they want the “best-of-both”. The Renault Duster can do all those things – especially offer you the best of both worlds in terms of car capabilities. This impressive SUV is perfectly suited for both city cruising and off-road responsibiliti... Read More

Hyundai Veloster Review

July 15, 2014

Have you met the hot Hyundai Veloster? Prepare to be impressed – and possibly seduced – by this not-at-all-shy newcomer that’s turning heads on the road.    What it is: a pioneering 3-door coupé creation. First impression: You can’t help but notice its sleek, sporty looks. What we love: Once inside it&rs... Read More

KIA’s All New Cerato Koup

August 04, 2014

Have you ever experienced a car that boasts your youthful excitement with dynamic performance and a class-leading level of high-tech features? Well that dream is about to become a reality, if you wake up and test drive the all-new Cerato Koup from KIA.    It is sleek and sporty, and this remarkable performance car touches the core of in... Read More

The New Hyundai ix35 Facelift

August 04, 2014

The outstanding success story that is Hyundai just goes on and on, and the changes to the latest ix35 may not be massive but keeps it fresh and appealing to the eye.Coming three and a half years after the launch of the original Hyundai ix35, the mini-life facelift upgradesto the ix35 introduces the Korean brand’s updated styling, more generou... Read More

2014 Renault Mégane Facelift

August 04, 2014

You probably don’t need to be introduced to the revised Renault Mégane 2014 range, released this year. These showstoppers happen to be quite noticeable on the roads with their attractive new curves and appealing exterior updates.   Instead of presenting a standard review, that tries to cover all 10 cars featured in this range, w... Read More

Renault Duster Review

September 11, 2014

Consumers desire products that exceed their expectations; they crave instant gratification; they want the “best-of-both”. The Renault Duster can do all those things – especially offer you the best of both worlds in terms of car capabilities. This impressive SUV is perfectly suited for both city cruising and off-road responsibiliti... Read More

Things You Need to Know About the 2014 Kia Rio

September 11, 2014

The 2014 Kia Rio might be another face in a sea of small affordable cars, but it has a few qualities that make it stand out from the rest of the competitors. With its combination of European finesse and Korean spice, the Kia Rio has a form language that also communicates Latin flair, all for a truly global appeal.   The Kia engineers and des... Read More

Hyundai Veloster Review

September 11, 2014

Have you met the hot Hyundai Veloster? Prepare to be impressed – and possibly seduced – by this not-at-all-shy newcomer that’s turning heads on the road.   What it is: a pioneering 3-door coupé creation. First impression: You can’t help but notice its sleek, sporty looks. What we love: Once inside it’s ... Read More

Kia with a lot of ‘Soul’

December 04, 2014

The 2014 Kia Soul has it all. It’s economical for its class, while still sporting a stylish streak that any driver can come to appreciate. Here is why.   Flattering Features   Your options in the driver’s seat of this five-door showstopper are seemingly endless. Let’s just say that the number six will become your bes... Read More

The Hype Behind the Hyundai i10

December 04, 2014

Ten years ago, Hyundai was churning out cars that most critics were relegating to a category of ‘mediocre’ or ‘sub-par’ if best. In the past few years, however, the story has changed quite considerably, spurred on (in part) by the Hyundai i10 and the praise it has been receiving across the board.     What is all ... Read More

Renault’s ‘Step’ in the Right Direction

December 04, 2014

The New Renault Sandero Stepway 1.6 is not your average urban crossover. It’s any driver’s competent companion for both city and country life.   Arriving in South Africa in the wake of the previous generation Sandero, maybe the question worth asking is if this new kid on the block is any different from its recent predecessor? &n... Read More

Taking Care of Your New Kia

October 15, 2014

It is a thing of beauty – a brand new car, shiny and virtually untouched. It makes you want to spend the whole evening walking around it… and pretty soon the neighbours wander over to congratulate you and give you advice on taking care of it.   Even though Kia has a record for reliability and customer satisfaction, it is importa... Read More

Hyundai i20 Fuel Saving Tips: Part 1

October 21, 2014

How can you reduce fuel consumption, reduce your carbon footprint and save money? Well, you start off with a fuel efficient car – like the Hyundai i20 – and then you adapt your driving habits and behaviour.   Driving Habits & Behaviour   Here are a few tips and suggestions that will almost certainly contribute to the f... Read More

Hyundai i20 Fuel Saving Tips: Part 2

November 12, 2014

This is Part 2 of the Hyundai i20 Fuel Saving Tips. In case you missed it, here’s Hyundai Fuel Saving Tips: Part 1   Let’s continue looking at how you can reduce fuel consumption, reduce your carbon footprint and save money with our final four driving habits and behaviour tips. To wrap up, we’ll explain how you can test the... Read More

5 Things We Love About the Renault Clio 4

October 28, 2014

The newest addition to the Clio family is the attractive fourth generation model. This not-so-little beast is undeniably striking and seriously appealing, especially in “Passion Red”.    Functional Style   The Clio 4 combines style with function, which is evident when looking at the cabin layout – from the dashb... Read More

Racy Mégane Unleashed in South Africa

November 07, 2014

When it comes to the stuff that makes hatches hot, Renault’s Mégane RS gets it right – the new limited edition has undergone extensive cosmetic surgery to bring it in line with the rest of the sporty family. It was transformed from an already good-looking car to an even more convincing head-turner.   The Mégane RS T... Read More

Kia’s Soulful Entrance

November 14, 2014

The 2014 Kia Soul, a funky little car that Kia presented with an entirely new design, is simply soulful. It continues to make a statement for the brand with its distinctive styling and is aimed specifically at the adventurous driver looking for something a little different that offers that something extra...   The practical and fuel-efficien... Read More

5 Reasons to Love the Hyundai Accent Sedan

January 14, 2015

The alluring Accent almost effortlessly mesmerises unsuspecting admirers with its fluidic sculpture design. When dealing with a car of this calibre, shameless staring is welcomed (dare we say encouraged). If that’s not enough to convince you, here are the official 5 reasons to love the Hyundai Accent sedan.   Reason 1: Stellar Safety F... Read More

Kia Cerato: An Affordable, Safe Sedan

January 14, 2015

The Kia Cerato is an affordable, safe sedan that’s ideal for a family. Here’s what this reliable car has to offer.   Innovative Styling   The recreated Cerato was styled under the direction of Kia’s Chief Design Officer, Peter Schreyer.    Safety & Security   A combination of numerous integrate... Read More

Renault Fluence: Fall in Love

January 14, 2015

The stunning Renault Fluence never fails to make a statement with its undeniably elegant lines; nor does it fail to impress when it comes to driver and passenger ride comfort. Then of course there are the truly excellent safety features which, for many, simply seal the deal.   Stunning Silhouette & Elegant Finish   When admiring t... Read More

Hyundai Veloster Video Review

March 02, 2015

  Just in case you want a recap or can’t watch the video, here’s a summary.   The Hyundai Veloster is a good-looking, feature-packed hatchback coupé with a 1.6-litre petrol engine and an extra door for backseat passengers – not to mention a bigger boot than one would suspect. The backseat can fit two adults a... Read More

View this Kia Sportage Video Review

March 02, 2015

If you’re interested in buying a Kia Sportage we recommend that you view this entertaining and informative video review.     Just in case you want a recap or can’t watch the video, here’s a summary.   Despite it being a 2011 Kia Sportage in the video, it still has an eye-catching design and great features, ma... Read More

Four Gold Awards for KIA in the 2015 Ipsos Product Quality Awards

January 26, 2016

Four Gold Awards for KIA in the 2015 Ipsos Product Quality Awards KIA Rio dominates in Small Hatch category, with Sorento topping the list in Best New Recreational Vehicle category KIA Sportage scores Gold Award in Most Improved Recreational Vehicle category KIA Motors takes Gold in Best Volume Passenger Car Brand category   Dea... Read More

KIA Sorento wins coveted Public Car of the Year

January 26, 2016

KIA Sorento wins coveted Public Car of the Year title at Middle East Car of the Year Awards   Sorento wins MECOTY Award for Public Car of the Year after securing highest number of public votes from across the region   Dear KIA colleagues,   KIA’s all-new Sorento emerged as the winner of the coveted Public Car of the Year ... Read More

Kia Car Reviews
Kia Picanto Car Review
Kia Rio Car Review
Kia Cerato Car Review
Kia Soul Car Review
Kia Sportage Car Review
Kia Optima Car Review
Kia Sorento Car Review
New Renault Sandero Review
2013 Renault Sandero Stepway Review
Renault Clio 4 Review
2013 Renault Kangoo Express Review
2013 Renault Fluence Review
2013 Renault Mégane Hatch Review
Renault Mégane Coupe
New Renault Scenic Review
2013 Renault Traffic Panel Van Review
2013 Renault Koleos
2013 Renault Grand Scenic Review
2013 Renault Mégane RS Review
Daihatsu Gran Max Review
Daihatsu Sirion Review
Daihatsu Terios Review
Chery QQ3 Car Review
Chery J1 Car Review
Chery Tiggo Car Review
Hyundai i10 Car Review
Hyundai i20 Car Review
Hyundai Accent Car Review
Hyundai Elantra Car Review
Hyundai i30 Car Review
Hyundai iX35 Car Review
Hyundai H-1 Car Review
New Tata Indica Car Review
New Tata Super Ace Car Review
Indica Vista Car Review
Indigo Manza Car Review
New Tata 3L Diesel Worker Review
2013 Renault Duster
The New Kia Sportage 2014 Facelift
Renault Duster Review
Hyundai Veloster Review
KIA’s All New Cerato Koup
The New Hyundai ix35 Facelift
2014 Renault Mégane Facelift
Renault Duster Review
Things You Need to Know About the 2014 Kia Rio
Hyundai Veloster Review
Kia with a lot of ‘Soul’
The Hype Behind the Hyundai i10
Renault’s ‘Step’ in the Right Direction
Taking Care of Your New Kia
Hyundai i20 Fuel Saving Tips: Part 1
Hyundai i20 Fuel Saving Tips: Part 2
5 Things We Love About the Renault Clio 4
Racy Mégane Unleashed in South Africa
Kia’s Soulful Entrance
5 Reasons to Love the Hyundai Accent Sedan
Kia Cerato: An Affordable, Safe Sedan
Renault Fluence: Fall in Love
Hyundai Veloster Video Review
View this Kia Sportage Video Review
Four Gold Awards for KIA in the 2015 Ipsos Product Quality Awards
KIA Sorento wins coveted Public Car of the Year