Advantages Relatively inexpensive new, 7 year warranty, good build quality, full automatic gearbox available
Disadvantages Cheap looking dashboard, have to use Kia garages to maintain warranty
My beloved Toyota Corolla's slow demise began in 2009 and with hindsight I should have bought a new car long before I finally realised the Corolla had given up the ghost. It had become a money pit for me over the final year I owned it with exhaust issues, battery problems and finally piston faults in the engine meaning I needed a new car. I never mastered the manual gearbox when I learned to drive, preferring instead to learn in an automatic car so this limited the kind of car I could buy. After some research I decided to switch my allegiance from Toyota to one of the Korean manufacturers as ...