Comparative Review: Hyundai Tucson vs Kia Sportage vs Renault Kadjar vs Volkswagen Tiguan

IMG 9190 These 4 family cars, which were recently introduced in South Africa, compete in one of the most hotly-contested segments in the South African new vehicle market. We get down to the nitty-gritty to find out which one is the best buy. At a glance   Hyundai Tucson 1.6 Turbo [...]

New Kia Sportage (2016) First Drive

20161021 104545 The all-new 4th generation Kia Sportage is now available in South Africa and we took it for a drive at the launch in Cape Town. Take a look at what the new Sportage has to offer… The Kia Sportage competes in the compact SUV/crossover segment against products such as the Toyota RAV4, [...]

Kia Sportage (2016) Specs and Pricing

20Sportage GT AWD 023 The 4th generation of the Kia Sportage has landed in South Africa and we have the specs and pricing for this Korean compact SUV.  The Kia Sportage has proven particularly popular in our market; on the back of more than 1.6 million sales of the 3rd-generation model (globally) comes an all-new [...]

Cars To Expect For The Rest of 2016

Tiguan3 It’s been a busy first half of 2016 with several important new vehicle introductions to the market. Let's take a look at what's on the way for the remainder of the year... The most important vehicle to hit the market in the first half of 2016 was undoubtedly the Toyota Hilux. Sinc [...]

Kia Sportage (2016) First Drive

Sportage2a Ever since the current Sportage made its local debut in 2010, Kia’s compact crossover/SUV has been very popular in South Africa. At times, demand has comfortably outstripped supply. Can its successor, which will be introduced in South Africa in October 2016, build on the Sportage’s est [...]

New Kia Sportage Official Images Emerge

Kia Sportage 2 Kia presented the first official photos of the new Sportage. This comes after the teaser sketch hit the internet last week. Details and specifications of the new model will be revealed at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2015. New Kia Sportage Design The 'face' is perhaps the part that we [...]

All-New Kia Sportage Teased

Kia Sportage Teaser Kia has released teaser images of its all-new fourth generation Sportage compact crossover which is set to make its debut on 17 September 2015 at the Frankfurt Motor Show. New Look for Sportage Crossover Judging from the images, it's clear that Kia has made some rather drastic changes to impro [...]

Kia Sportage 2.0CRDi AWD (2014) Review

IMG 0837 This body style of Kia Sportage first hit our shores in 2010 and there was absolutely no doubt that Kia had designed an awesome-looking compact SUV. Would it be able to sell huge numbers and win over the South African public was the major question. I found the answer during a Cape Town to Joburg [...]

Upgraded 2014 Kia Sportage Now In SA – Specs and Price

2014 Kia Sportage 2 The revised 2014 Kia Sportage has finally made it way to South Africa and is available with significant upgrades to its modern exterior as well as a refreshed interior design and new materials throughout the cabin. Engine line-up and transmissions The upgraded Kia Sportage is offered in two engine [...]

2014 Kia Sportage Update Revealed - SA Release Date

Kia Main Kia has introduced the 2014 model year version of the Sportage which was first launched back in 1993. The complete restyle for 2014 features a revised design and additional standard equipment. Enhanced efficiency Available in three trims – LX, EX and SX, the 2014 Kia Sportage has a revamped base 2 [...]