Kia K9 review Auto Express

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Good looks and a kit that’ll beat rivals may the Kia K9 can challenge American-built execs, but some way off the best Europe has to Which is just as well as are no plans to sell it over But with decent quality and a ride, plus a long in the US (like the UK) it has ‘great value car’ written all over it.

Kia might not normally spring to when you’re talking cars, but the Kia K9 flagship model, know as the Kia Quoris, is about to go battle against the BMW 5 Series and E-Class in the US. As if established Japanese Lexus and Infiniti have it enough battling BMW, and Audi, the Koreans are having a go,

The Kia K9 may not be heading to the UK, but the next version of its brother, the K7 or Cadenza, might be so it’s a good indication of Kia should bother.

And let’s be honest from the the badge on the bonnet means going to have a tough But with strong quality, a dose of style and value on its could the K9 provide something of an

Look beyond that and you’ll find a surprisingly executive car. It’s to the gunnels with technology LED headlights to a full-colour head-up Safety kit is strong, too, lane keep assist beeps, vibrates and warns you in the display) and adaptive cruise

Even the doors will themselves if half shut.

quality is okay with nice plastics, buttons and – it’s not up to German standards, but than most American rivals. However it’s a the interior looks so unexciting.

All those positives mean for if the car doesn’t drive well. US will get a 5.0-litre V8 with or 3.8-litre V6s with 330bhp or although our test car in Korea with a rather wheezy V6.

Air suspension means a comfortable but a lack of body control and but lifeless steering mean more of a cruiser than a blaster. Refinement is top-notch, as is space in the back – size-wise the car between executive and luxury car and that shows with legroom in the rear.

Ultimately, though, this car has to be a toe in the car water for Kia. Maybe in a few time, the brand and the car itself may be to compete with the executive big but for now, no matter how appealing on the K9 is going to struggle against players.

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