15 Jan: Kia Ceed

… Kia Ceed 1.6 CRDi … No more apostrophes, remember the Cee’d? And no need for gimmicks. If anyone still harbours any doubts about Korean built cars then the latest Ceed from Kia should dispel those anxieties immediately. Cover up the badges and it would flummox a new buyer. This […] Read more »

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21 Jul: Kia Stinger 2.0 T-GDi

… Kia Stinger 2.0 T-GDi ‘GT Line S’ … This is a surprising car. Surprising in many different ways, and not just the name. Looks, equipment, comfort and price, not to mention that it comes from a company more renowned for compact and city cars, family saloons and SUVs. If […] Read more »

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05 Jan: Kia Sportage

… Kia Sportage 1.7 CRDi 2 … It used to be that the price attracted potential punters to Kia before they looked at the cars, but now the cars are attracting interest in their own right. The trouble is, Kia are aware of that these days and whereas prices in […] Read more »

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19 Nov: Kia Niro 1.6GDI

… Kia Niro 1.6 GDi ‘2’ … A world famous (throughout Inverness) rally driver, and some time car dealer, recently challenged me to name the most improved car brand in the market place. I immediately said, “Kia.” Donnie MacDonald – for it was he – responded: “You know, you’re not […] Read more »

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04 Jan: Kia Sorento 2.2 CRDi

… Kia Sorento 2.2 CRDi KX-4 … If you need 7 seats, four wheel drive and have to tow a 2.5 tonne trailer or boat, and you prize cost and creature comfort above driveway snobbery, then the Kia Sorento is hard to beat. This a remarkably well equipped, comfortable and […] Read more »

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02 Aug: Kia Carens 1.7 CRDi

Kia Carens 1.7 CRDi 6spd ISG … When you go on holiday you take a suitcase. If flying by a budget carrier, then you’re lucky if you can take anything bigger than a small ladies’ handbag or spectacle case and mankini. Similarly if you’re about to adjust the tappets on […] Read more »

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Kia cee’d 1.6 CRDi ISG 2 ….

Kia cee’d 1.6 CRDi ISG 2 …. No ifs no buts, the Kia Cee’d is an exceptionally good motor car. There was a time when folk looking at a Kia would say “It’s a good car – but …”, or they might have said “it would be better – if […] Read more »

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