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KIA partners with Butterfly Products as The World’s Longest Test Drive gives wings to education

Posted: October 11, 2016 at 11:55 am   /   Featured, Latest News

As final preparations are made for The World’s Longest Test Drive, which kicks off in Durban this Friday, 14 October 2016, KIA Motors South Africa is proud to announce yet another important partnership for their record-setting launch of the all-new KIA Sportage. Joining the adventure is leading education and stationery manufacturers, Butterfly Products, who will […]

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Adding a European flavour to The World’s Longest Test Drive with vida e caffè

Posted: October 11, 2016 at 11:04 am   /   Latest News, News

As KIA and RecordSetter set off on their official attempt to set the world record for The World’s Longest Test Drive, the team today announces an exciting partner to the journey. Adding a distinctive European flavour to The World’s Longest Test Drive, vida e caffè will be fuelling the crew and participants over their 7-day […]

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KIA introduces its first front-wheel drive eight-speed automatic transmission

Posted: September 9, 2016 at 5:09 pm   /   Latest News

Advanced transmission developed in-house for front-wheel drive models Intelligent packaging ensures lighter weight and similar dimensions as a conventional six-speed automatic transmission 143 new patents filed throughout development of advanced transmission Eight-speed FWD automatic transmission to debut in 2017 Kia Cadenza KIA Motors has revealed details of its advanced new eight-speed automatic transmission (8AT), engineered […]

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Sportage sets off for a #KIAWorldRecord

Posted: August 30, 2016 at 1:47 pm   /   Featured, Latest News

KIA Motors South Africa is embarking on what will be the World’s Longest Test Drive, for the launch of the all-new KIA Sportage, right here in South Africa during the week of 14 to 20 October. The test drive will kick off in Durban and end off at Cape Point, conquering six of the nine […]

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The design evolution of the #KiaFace

Posted: July 29, 2016 at 2:12 pm   /   Cars, Featured, Latest News

Kia Motors has experienced significant movement and growth in the automobile industry, and along the way, Kia cars have adopted some noteworthy changes. Starting from a look that Chief Design Officer Mr.Peter Schreyer described as “neutral,” Kia has since made substantial modifications that have made our vehicles stand out in the eyes of the world’s […]

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Cars to life: Making connected cars a reality

Posted: July 25, 2016 at 8:30 am   /   Kia Global, Latest News

As ours live become increasingly digital, it’s only natural that our cars will as well. Kia Motors and our parent company, the Hyundai Motor Group, are working to revolutionize the driving experience by offering full-fledged “connected car” technology in the near future. According to industry experts, the connected car may be THE most compelling innovation […]

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Kia design studios, the birthplace of tomorrow’s dream cars

Posted: July 16, 2016 at 9:11 am   /   Featured, Latest News

There was a time when car designs were simple. What mattered more was whether or not the nuts and bolts were in proper order. It was not until the era when vehicles became standardized and mass produced that automotive development centered on exterior styling and customized utilities. Today, cars are evolving into beautiful creations and […]

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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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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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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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