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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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Alternative powertrain cars – facts and misconceptions

Posted: January 7, 2018 at 10:14 pm   /   General, Owner's Circle

Internationally, more and more consumers are turning to alternative powertrain cars such as the beloved Kia Optima Hybrid to go green, but there seems to be a lack of understanding about eco-friendly cars in general. Here are a number of misconceptions about eco-friendly cars and the facts that set them straight.    Short-lived batteries Contrary to popular belief, batteries […]

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What’s in a name? Names of Kia cars by region

Posted: December 22, 2017 at 1:01 pm   /   Featured, General, Latest News

  Stinger, Optima, Cadenza… how do our vehicles get their names? A name should embody the overall personality, design, and feel of the car as a whole. The very first step in naming a car is to define its character. Is it fast? Is it bold? Is it melodious? Clear references – names of animals for […]

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Taller, stronger and funkier – 2018 Kia Picanto X-Line

Posted: October 20, 2017 at 11:00 am   /   General, Latest News

Kia’s smallest hatchback has returned with a fresh new look! Last month in Frankfurt, Germany, the Kia Picanto X-Line made its grand debut at the 2017 Frankfurt International Motor Show. Taking inspiration from Kia’s popular crossover and SUV model lines, the pumped-up Picanto X-Line definitely triggered a wow effect on the show floor. Read on to find out about the […]

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KIA and Team Seven7 Drive spread hope for Children with Cancer.

Posted: September 16, 2017 at 12:08 pm   /   Concept Cars, Featured, General, Latest News

KIA Motors South Africa and Team Seven7 will bring a bit of Soul to children fighting cancer across Southern Africa this September. The two teams will partner to drive 7,000 kilometres across South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Mozambique and Lesotho to visit little cancer patients at various public hospitals. The Seven7 Drive was conceptualised in 2015 […]

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KIA Motors SA announces voluntary safety recall on 2017 model year Rio models

Posted: September 4, 2017 at 11:43 am   /   Featured, General, Latest News

September 4, 2017 – KIA Motors South Africa (Pty) Ltd will conduct a voluntary safety recall of approximately 1266 KIA Rio models (2017 model year) to inspect the operation of the rear door child locks. KIA Motors Corporation has advised that there may be some Rio vehicles where the child locking function of the rear […]

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Prepare your ride for Spring!

Posted: August 21, 2017 at 12:11 pm   /   Featured, General, Owner's Circle

The days are about  to warm up and, as we leave the cold clutches of winter behind, it’s time to patch up the wear and tear of the passing season. Here are a few basic car maintenance tips that will better prepare your Kia for the adventures that come with warm spring weather! 1) Let your […]

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Explore the world’s most scenic roads

Posted: July 20, 2017 at 8:49 am   /   General

A great drive doesn’t always have a destination. Sometimes, fresh air, stunning views, and winding roads are all you need to escape from the stresses of daily life. Some roads are so beautiful that they become popular destinations for a getaway and many of these iconic drive spots are showcased in Kia’s collection of driving […]

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KIA Sponsors Team South Africa for Davis Cup Clash

Posted: January 30, 2017 at 9:14 am   /   Featured, General, Latest News

Tennis South Africa recently announced their best possible Davis Cup squad, including the country’s top world-ranked player, Raven Klaasen, to play Estonia in the upcoming Euro/Africa Group 2 tie at Irene Country Club, Tshwane. The tie, to be played from 3 to 5 February 2017, will see South Africa and Estonia doing battle for the […]

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KIA sets the record for The World’s Longest Test Drive with the all-new Sportage

Posted: October 25, 2016 at 3:27 pm   /   Featured, General, Latest News, News

Powered by the all-new KIA Sportage, which was officially launched in South Africa on 21 October 2016, KIA Motors South Africa has officially set the record for the World’s Longest Test Drive Relay, announced by RecordSetter in Cape Town on Thursday, 20 October 2016. The team, together with 520 test drivers selected from more than […]

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