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More power, great price: Introducing the KIA Picanto 1.2 LS

Posted: June 22, 2016 at 8:39 am   /   Cars, Featured, Latest News

Following the introduction of the KIA Picanto 1.0 LS in October 2015, KIA Motors South Africa has expanded its Picanto offering with a 1.2-litre LS model to fill the gap between the 1.0 LS and 1.0 LX models. “The need for reliability still sees many value-seeking consumers opting for a smaller new car rather than […]

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Kia Motors celebrates 40 years of global export

Posted: December 1, 2015 at 4:31 pm   /   Cars, News

We are proud to announce that upon the 40th anniversary of our first overseas export, Kia has surpassed the milestone of 15 million units in total exports! This impressive feat highlights the growing popularity of the Kia brand as it continues to bring vehicles with world-class technology, premium features, and exceptional performance to consumers worldwide.   […]

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Purposeful design for all-new KIA Cadenza

Posted: November 26, 2015 at 8:51 am   /   Cars, Featured, Latest News

Cadenza: a virtuoso solo passage inserted into a movement in a concerto or other musical work, typically near the end. KIA Motors has revealed the new exterior styling of the all-new Kia Cadenza (known as ‘K7’ in the Korean domestic market) in the first official photos of the new model. The all-new Cadenza boasts a purposeful […]

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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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A closer look at the enhanced Kia Rio hatchback

Posted: September 29, 2015 at 12:19 pm   /   Cars, Featured, General

Earlier this year, the Kia Rio went through a number of visual improvements to maintain its competitiveness in the global subcompact market. Available in five-door hatchback and four-door sedan body styles, the Rio is the brand’s best-selling vehicle range worldwide, with more than 500,000 units sold in 2014. Today, hop in and take a ride in the Rio five-door hatchback, […]

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Crash like never before: Grand Sedona “Vertical Street” test

Posted: September 8, 2015 at 12:47 pm   /   Cars, Featured, Latest News, Technical, TVC, Video

  Kia recently conducted a new type of vehicle crash test on its  Grand Sedona minivan (Sedona), which received the maximum 5-star safety rating from NHTSA. Instead of a traditional crash test against a stationary wall, we went vertical, reproducing the test by dropping the car from up high! Watch as the Grand Sedona gets dropped 12.6 meters, […]

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Dynamic energy: A sneak peak at the next-generation KIA Sportage

Posted: August 17, 2015 at 8:59 am   /   Cars, Featured, General, Latest News

KIA Motors will reveal its all-new KIA Sportage for the first time globally on 15 September at the 2015 Frankfurt International Motor Show. Entering its fourth-generation, the all-new Sportage features a bold, progressive design, which exudes power and agility from every angle. The dynamic compact SUV styling creates visual harmony out of the tension between […]

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Drive the Next Level – the all-new KIA Sorento

Posted: July 13, 2015 at 12:16 pm   /   Cars, Featured, General, Latest News

The all-new KIA Sorento has set the cat among the pigeons in South Africa’s large SUV segment thanks to its unique blend of muscular yet elegant style, unrivalled practicality and new technologies. With barely nine months having passed since it’s global debut 2014 Paris Motor Show, the all-new Sorento is already a multi-award winning vehicle […]

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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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Photo Blog: Picanto Play Day at Vereeniging Kart Track

Posted: June 11, 2015 at 3:36 pm   /   Cars, Featured, General, News

The Kia South Africa team recently launched the face lifted Kia Picanto to a group of motoring journalists with a surprise trip to Vereeniging Kart Circuit. Needless to say, Picanto impressed everyone with its dynamic handling and spirited performance, a reminder to all of what a great package it is. Here are a few highlights […]

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