Articles about Kia

The Stinger has arrived, and it’s here to stay
We're dreamers over here at Top Gear PH. Why else would we be in this line of work, if not to live out our fantasies of being around cars?If we had to guess, we'd say that the people over
Just when you thought the crossover market couldn’t get any more crowded
Ah, crossovers. People keep buying them, so manufacturers will carry on making them. This is the latest of the bunch-the Kia XCeed.Kia says that it's an 'urban crossover utility vehicle' that sits between the standard five-door Ceed hatch
Looks like a winner
After a series of teaser sketches and spy photos, here it is: Meet the Kia Seltos. This is the Korean carmaker's first true global small SUV offering; it will also be the first Kia model in the Indian market. If the
Smaller than the Sportage, bigger than the Stonic
Kia clearly fancies the Ceed as a bit of a shapeshifter. The standard hatchback can be had in 17 different variants thanks to the array of different engines, gearboxes, and trim lines, and then there's the ProCeed shooting brake and Sportswagon
In case you’re wondering, this is what a performance sedan is all about
It only takes a few moments for me to realize I'm driving something special. The control surfaces and where your body makes contact with the car should communicate the essence of the vehicle immediately. If, as a driver, you can tell
“A proposition that no other car in its class will match”
We have a pretty stacked automotive market here in the country, specifically for the SUV segment. And the already-wide selection could soon get even bigger, as Kia Motors might be bringing an all-new compact SUV to Philippine shores.About a
An electrified N car and a high-performance fuel-cell EV
Turns out everyone wants a piece of Rimac. Not least Hyundai and Kia, which have today announced they're investing a not-insignificant €80 million (around P4.7 billion) in the Croatian EV hypercar maker and supplier to the likes of Aston
Limited to just 800 units
Not that this concerns us, since all the Stinger units heading to our market are rear-wheel drive (RWD), but Kia has unveiled a variant of its new sports sedan that mixes all-wheel drive (AWD) stability with RWD drift-ability.It'
“We imagined a car for everyone and nearly everything”
No chance you'll bump your head or bang a knee getting into this thing.This is the Kia HabaNiro. The Korean car manufacturer created this all-wheel-drive, fully-electric (with over 480km of range) concept vehicle at its California design
Presenting our version
Many people remember Kia Pride as that cheap little Korean car from the '90s. It was the perfect example of basic transport designed to get you from point A to point B. Powered by a carbureted 1,139cc engine that produced 69hp,
A new compact sedan has entered the market
The local compact-sedan scene has remained relatively unchanged over the past few years. When you bring up the segment, the first nameplates to come to mind are the usual industry staples: Honda Civic, Toyota Altis, Mazda 3. Anything past them is
It’s a good time to buy a car
Kia PH unveiled the Stinger performance sedan to much fanfare on the opening day of the 2019 Manila International Motor Show (MIAS), but that's not the only thing to be excited about. AC Industrials, Kia's official distributor, is taking the
Is it as comfy as it is fun?
The recent reveal of the Kia Stinger at the 2019 Manila International Auto Show (MIAS) was pretty big news, and for good reason: For every sarcastic "Mata-traffic lang yan sa EDSA" comment that a performance-car story gets, you get one
Will the compact-sedan segment experience a comeback?
Remember the Kia Forte? It was the Korean car manufacturer's compact offering a few years back, before the nameplate faded into obscurity and was eventually discontinued in the Philippines.It was a shame seeing the Forte go. We even went so
The wait is over
The relaunch of Kia Philippines has been nothing short of swift. Ever since the Ayala Group took over the official local distributorship, the Korean brand has been aggressive in its efforts to penetrate the car-buying market.Now, it has revealed perhaps
If our hunch is right, the show will be rather exciting
The 2019 Manila International Auto Show (MIAS) kicks off on April 4. As always, we'll be live on the showroom floor to give you guys the latest about the new cars to hit our market.But before the show starts, there
This looks like it could take on the Ford Explorer
This snazzy black behemoth you see before you is the Kia Mohave Masterpiece. It's one of two concept SUVs the Korean car manufacturer showed off at the 2019 Seoul Motor Show, and we think it has what it takes to go
This time based on the Ceed
You have only yourselves to blame for the influx of new crossover SUVs. See, if you lot didn't keep buying them, manufacturers wouldn't need to keep building them. But you are, so they do. And now we're in this
A silly name, but a solid concept
This is the Imagine by Kia, a concept car that may have a slightly silly name, but rather more important, proves Kia's electrified future has a sense of humor. Phew."Automotive design is about capturing the heart and making it beat
Definitely worth a look
Ah, the Soluto. Upon first glance, it's a budget-friendly subcompact sedan that's decently spec'd and nicely designed-two qualities that very few, if any, locally available cars manufactured in China possess.Yes, the Soluto-just like plenty of
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