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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 Cars.co.za’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 Cars.co.za’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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The Kia Research & Development Process

Posted: February 18, 2016 at 12:23 pm   /   Awards, Featured, Latest News

Kia Motors has increasingly become one of the world’s fastest growing brands as evidenced in our continuous climb on Interbrand’s 100 Best Global Brands List . This rapid rise has come as a result of our intense focus on creating vehicles that excite, using a mix of great design, innovative technology and exceptional quality. Take […]

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Four Gold Awards for KIA in the 2015 Ipsos Product Quality Awards

Posted: October 23, 2015 at 6:25 am   /   Awards, Cars, Featured, Latest News

KIA Rio dominates in Small Hatch category, with Sorento topping the list in Best New Recreational Vehicle category KIA Sportage scores Gold Award in Most Improved Recreational Vehicle category KIA Motors takes Gold in Best Volume Passenger Car Brand category   KIA Motors South Africa received a total of four Gold Awards in the 2015 […]

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Kia remains strong on Interbrand’s 2015 list of 100 Best Global Brands

Posted: October 9, 2015 at 11:05 am   /   Awards, Kia Global

We are proud to announce that Kia stands proudly at number 74 on the international brand consultancyInterbrand’s 2015 list of 100 Best Global Brands. Kia has demonstrated strong performance as a global brand, making Interbrand’s exclusive list for Best Global Brand for the fourth consecutive year. Despite the unfavorable economic environment of the past year, Kia has […]

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Kia Motors Earns Best-Ever Ranking in 2015 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study

Posted: June 19, 2015 at 10:56 am   /   Awards, Cars, Latest News

Kia Motors reached another historic milestone today when J.D. Power recognized the brand as the second-highest scoring nameplate industry-wide in its 2015 Initial Quality Study (IQS). Kia’s IQS score improved by 20 points over its previous best-ever performance in 2014, vaulting the growing automaker up four positions to second overall among 33 automotive brands and […]

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Winners of the 2015 YouTube Music Awards presented by Kia

Posted: March 23, 2015 at 2:55 pm   /   Awards, Kia Global, Latest News, News, Video

Who are the artists to watch on YouTube in 2015? The most reliable source, of course, is none other than the 2015 YouTube Music Awards (YTMA) presented by Kia. Kia is excited to be a part of this meaningful event which supports the video-sharing platform as a place to introduce new music and for artists and fans to truly […]

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