Six airbags ABS with EBD Vehicle Stability Management (VSM) Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Brake Assist Emergency Stop Signal Impact-sensing auto door unlock Speed-sensing auto door lock Front and rear parking sensors Rearview parking camera with guidelines Cruise control Tyre pressure monitoring system ISOFIX child seat anchors Driving Impressions & Performance Coming to the heart of the matter, the Kia Sonet is offered with a choice of three engine options. This includes a 1.2-litre naturally-aspirated petrol producing 83bhp and 115Nm of torque, paired with a five-speed manual. There is also a 1.0-litre three-cylinder T-GDI petrol unit, which churns out 120bhp and 172Nm of peak torque. This turbo-petrol engine is mated to either a six-speed iMT (intelligent Manual Transmission) or a seven-speed DCT (Dual-Clutch Automatic). … [Read more...] about Kia Sonet Review (First Drive): Built For The Wild Urban Jungle!
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First things first, the Flash Red colour of the test car that we got was looking extremely good. However, all the blacked-out accents around the car were enhancing the Rapid's sporty nature. At the front, the car gets sleek looking blacked-out headlight units that feature a projector for the low beam and a reflector for the high beam. It also gets some chrome inserts inside the headlight and LED DRLs are extremely bright. The car also gets fog lights that also act as cornering lights. However, the lighting setup is halogen, which we think, should have been LED as this is a special edition. … [Read more...] about Skoda Rapid TSI Monte Carlo Edition Road Test Review
Of course, for the added cost, you do get plenty more in the way of technology. The aforementioned larger battery pack paired with a 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine brings the total output to 139 horsepower (104 kilowatts) and 195 pound-feet (264 Newton-meters) of torque, as well as a total estimated range of 560 miles (901 kilometers). All that efficiency is routed through a six-speed dual-clutch gearbox. … [Read more...] about 2018 Kia Niro PHEV Starts At $28,840, Goes On Sale Early Next year
The second cockpit also presents the Niro EV Concept’s Separate Sound Control System, allowing users in the front and rear rows to experience Kia’s sound separation technology. The technology allows front and rear passengers to listen to their own music at the same time without intruding on others in the car. The system features eight speakers installed in the headrests, simultaneously pumping out sounds for each seat row, and using noise-cancellation technology to ‘mute’ sound from the other row of seats. By creating two sound zones in the car, occupants in different rows can enjoy listening to separate music or podcasts. Developed in-house, Kia believes this technology could be adapted to enhance occupant comfort in future production cars. … [Read more...] about Kia Niro EV Concept SUV Electrifies Attendees At CES
That seems like a killer deal for a larger car with serious fun factor. The first legitimate performance machine from Kia is already making some serious waves. To rock the sport sedan boat even more, the automaker is offering up a very tempting lease deal of $299 per month in hopes of wooing people to give its new Stinger a try. It seems Kia is keen to show uninformed buyers what us media types and current owners have known for some time now – the automaker is building some damn good cars these days. … [Read more...] about You Can Lease A New Kia Stinger For $299 A Month