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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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[Women On Wheels] Review: Kia Picanto

Posted: May 26, 2015 at 9:20 am   /   Cars, Featured, Latest News

WHAT IS IT? It’s the new Kia Picanto – a lightly refreshed version of the A-segment hatchback many South Africans have come to know and love. It’s always been a winning formula from Kia, so the changes are cosmetic and minor at that. The range continues with two trim lines, two engine choices and either […]

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KIA Novo Concept debuts at Seoul Motor Show

Posted: April 13, 2015 at 8:53 am   /   Cars, Concept Cars, Featured, News

KIA Motors unveiled its latest concept car – the KIA Novo – at the Seoul Motor Show 2015. Featuring bold, coupé-inspired styling and a minimalist, driver-focused cabin, the KIA Novo hints at the design direction for the brand’s next-generation compact vehicles.   ‘Novo’ – refreshing, rejuvenating, innovating Taking its name from the Latin ‘novatus’ (meaning […]

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First look: Next-generation Kia Optima

Posted: March 30, 2015 at 12:24 pm   /   Cars, Concept Cars, Featured, General, Kia Global, News

The wait is nearly over! We present you with the very first look at the all-new Optima. Thoroughly refreshed inside and out from the previous generation, Kia’s best-selling mid-size sedan will come in multiple engine choices and new premium features. To get more views and information, stay tuned for the all-new Optima’sworld premiere at the upcoming New […]

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New York world premiere for next-generation KIA Optima

Posted: March 19, 2015 at 1:32 pm   /   Cars, Kia Global, Latest News, News

(SEOUL) March 19, 2015 – Following its debut at the New York International Auto Show in 2010, the KIA Optima became a catalyst for the brand’s tremendous growth and has been the company’s best-selling vehicle in the U.S. for three years running. Now, five years later, KIA will return to New York on Wednesday, April […]

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