Kia

With Hyundai as its majority shareholder, it makes sense that Korean brand Kia has followed the upward curve in quality and success of its parent company.

The Cee’d takes Kia into Ford Focus territory, where it does a convincing job of providing an alternative to fiercely capable competitors in the segment. Elsewhere in the range, the brand has enjoyed success with its Picanto city car, Sportage SUV and the Soul, which is also available as an electric vehicle.

At least part of that sales increase can be attributed to Kia's warranty; at seven years, it trumps the cover offered by rivals.

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All Current Kia cars

NameStarting fromTarget priceWhat Car? rating

Optima Sportswagon

£tbc£tbc Rated 3 out of 5
Kia Optima

Kia Niro

£tbc£tbc Rated 3 out of 5
Kia NIRO

Ceed Sportswagon

£13,340£15,271 Rated 3 out of 5
Kia Ceed

Optima

£19,540£19,609 Rated 3 out of 5
Kia Optima

PRO Ceed

£10,830£13,816 Rated 3 out of 5
Kia PRO Ceed

Sportage

£13,740£16,970 Rated 3 out of 5
Kia Sportage

Ceed

£10,420£13,481 Rated 3 out of 5
Kia Ceed

Picanto

£5,757£7,895 Rated 2 out of 5
Kia Picanto

RIO

£5,845£8,145 Rated 3 out of 5
Kia RIO

Soul

£11,910£11,805 Rated 4 out of 5
Kia Soul

Venga

£11,740£10,768 Rated 2 out of 5
Kia Venga

Carens

£17,995£16,586 Rated 3 out of 5
Kia Carens

Sorento

£17,762£26,325 Rated 4 out of 5
Kia Sorento

Discontinued Models

NameWhat Car? rating

Magentis

Rated 2 out of 5
Kia Magentis

Sedona

Rated 3 out of 5
Kia Sedona

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