No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the Kia reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.
Kia Sorento 2016: Transmission downshifting
I have a 2016 Kia Sorento (3.3L V6 petrol) with 6-speed auto. Earlier in the year the transmission would regularly downshift with harsh 'thumps', making it unpleasant to drive. After a number of ...Read more
Kia Optima 2019: What is the towing capacity?
What is the towing capacity of the 2019 Kia Optima? Will it negate the warranty if a trailer hitch is put on the car? Read more
Kia Carnival 2018: Can the software be updated to support Android Auto?
Can the software to the audio and maps on a 2018 Kia Carnival be upgraded to have Android auto, as per the new model 2019? Read more
Kia Cerato: When will the towbar for the GT be ready?
I have a 2016 Kia Cerato sedan with a towbar. I want to purchase another Kia Cerato sedan (GT Cerato), but after waiting nearly 10 months the dealer keeps telling me a towbar is still being ...Read more
Kia Cerato 2015: Why does my radio have so much static noise?
When driving the static is quite noticeable, but it decreases when the ignition is in accessory mode. The car is a 2015 Kia Cerato still under warranty and yet the Kia service seems to ignore the ...Read more
Does the Kia Sportage 2019 have surging issues?
What do you know about surging/rev hunting issues with the 2019 Kia Sportage 2.0-litre diesel variants? I am one of a number of owners I know that has problems with the vehicle when the engine is ...Read more
What car should I buy?
I'm currently planning to buy a car and am torn between three cars, the Subaru Impreza 2.0 S sedan, Toyota Camry Sports Accent hybrid and Kia Cerato GT. Can you advice which is the best out of the ...Read more
Kia Carnival 2005: Where can I find an electrical wiring manual?
I need an electrical wiring manual for my 2005 Kia Carnival. Read more
What is the best safe and cost-effective car for my kids to drive?
We’re looking to buy a cost-effective, safe, fuel-efficient vehicle for our children to use. I'm thinking it will need to be about 2016, mid-sized, preferably a hatch, preferably with less than 30, ...Read more
What are the best 7-seat SUV's?
I am looking for a 7-seat SUV that has third row child seat anchor points. The only cars I have found that are suitable are the Nissan Pathfinder, the Holden Acadia and the Mazda CX-9. The CX-9 is ...Read more
Does the Holden Acadia 2019 have enough space for three baby seats?
My daughter is looking at the 2019 Holden Acadia. She needs a 7-seater with enough room for three car seats/baby seats across the row. Is the Arcadia any good or can you advise on a better option? Read more
Kia Carnival 2017: Error message on nav
The navigation in my 2017 Kia Carnival has an error message: "Application MTXH500YP.exe encountered a serious error and must shut down". What do I do? Read more
Kia Rio 2019: Problems with sports shift
I have a 2019 Kia Rio and I am having problems with the sports shift on the 6-speed auto. It works fine on upshift but would not work on downshift without pushing down hard on the lever. Read more
Kia Stinger 2018: Noise when turning the wheels
I've only done 4600 km on my 2018 Kia Stinger, but I'm getting a rubbing grind noise every time from a cold start when turning the wheels. Then it will go away, seems maybe from brake disc of the ...Read more
Kia Cerato 2017: Boot not working properly
I have a 2017 Kia Cerato and I can't open the boot from inside the car, but it's ok with electric key unlock from outside. Is it cable operated from inside? If so, how do I fix it, or does this come ...Read more