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KIA Rio ranks highest in 2018 J.D. Power Dependability Study

Posted: February 20, 2018 at 10:02 am   /   Awards, Featured, Latest News

The 2018 J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS) has ranked the KIA Rio as the leader in the Small Car category. The industrywide study examines problems reported during the past 12 months by original owners of three-year old vehicles (2015 model year). Overall dependability is determined by the number of problems experienced per 100 vehicles (PP100), thus […]

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Three trophies for KIA at the 2018 iF Design Awards

Posted: February 14, 2018 at 10:45 am   /   Awards, Featured, General

KIA Motors has won three prestigious 2018 ‘iF Design’ Awards, reinforcing the brand’s reputation for striking car design. The new KIA Stinger sports sedan, Stonic compact crossover and Picanto city car were each awarded prizes in the ‘Product Design’ category. 2018 marks the second consecutive year in which KIA has won three iF awards, and […]

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KIA Motors constantly increases global brand value

Posted: September 26, 2017 at 2:47 pm   /   Awards

KIA’s global brand value rises 6% to $6.68 billion Second year in a rown among the top 60 brands globally Value of KIA brand has increased seven-fold since 2007  Motors has been ranked among the highest valued brands in the world once again, according to Interbrand’s 2017 ‘Best Global Brands’ report. The latest study, released […]

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KIA teams up with DStv & Mzansi Magic for Mzansi Viewers Choice Awards

Posted: June 29, 2017 at 11:50 am   /   Awards, Featured, Latest News

KIA Motors has teamed up with DStv and Mzansi Magic as partner and sponsor to the inaugural Mzansi Viewers Choice Awards. In a first for South African television, M-Net’s Mzansi Magic channel has partnered with DStv to launch the brand new awards show in which South African television audiences will determine the winners in 10 […]

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KIA tops J.D. Power’s Initial Quality ranking for second straight year

Posted: June 22, 2017 at 11:43 am   /   Awards, Featured, Kia Global

Continuing a multi-year string of quality and reliability awards and accolades, J.D. Power’s 2017 Initial Quality Study (IQS) today recognised KIA Motors as the highest-ranking nameplate in the United States for the second year in a row. KIA’s improvement to 72 problems per 100 vehicles marks the best nameplate performance within the last 20 years […]

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2017 KIA Niro sets GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for lowest fuel consumption by a hybrid vehicle

Posted: December 19, 2016 at 10:41 am   /   Awards, Latest News

Arriving at New York City Hall in downtown Manhattan, the 2017 KIA Niro officially received a Guinness World Record® title for the lowest fuel consumption driving across the USA from coast to coast (hybrid car). The new record-setting mark is an incredible 76.6 mpg (3,07-litres/100km). “We’re extremely pleased with the Niro’s record-breaking performance,” said Orth […]

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J.D. Power ranks KIA Motors highest for initial quality

Posted: June 23, 2016 at 11:30 am   /   Awards, Featured, Latest News

Fastest-growing Korean automaker is first non-premium brand to top the Initial Quality Study rankings in 27 years KIA owners report fewer issues with their vehicles within the first 90 days of ownership than all other car and truck brands in the U.S.A. Sportage and Soul recognised as ‘Best in Segment’; three additional models ranked among […]

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Cerato Koup tops’s budget performance list.

Posted: June 9, 2016 at 12:31 pm   /   Awards, Featured, General, Latest News

KIA Motors South Africa has once again been recognised for offering great value, with the Cerato Koup’s rise to top spot in’s “Top 10 Cheapest New Cars with at least 150kW” list. The 152kW, 1.6 litre, turbo-charged, manual Cerato Koup’s competitive pricing of R378 995 and generous spec levels, have resulted in it moving […]

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KIA Motors South Africa announces top dealers for 2015

Posted: May 30, 2016 at 4:08 pm   /   Awards, Latest News, News

Recognising outstanding talent in the KIA Motors dealer network during 2015, including sales, after sales and customer satisfaction Dealer of the Year finds a new home in the Western Cape  It was an evening of laughter and cheer as KIA Motors South Africa hosted its annual Dealer of the Year Awards ceremony at Parker’s Comedy […]

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All-new KIA Sportage and Optima receive Red Dot design prize

Posted: April 4, 2016 at 10:54 am   /   Awards, Featured, Latest News

KIA Motors has once again reinforced its reputation for the highest design standards, picking up two prizes at the 2016 ‘Red Dot Awards’ for Product Design, one of the most prestigious international product design competitions.   The new KIA Sportage compact SUV and Optima sedan – the carmaker’s two latest models – both received coveted […]

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