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KIA Rio J.D. Power APEAL STUDY 2018

KIA Rio & Stinger named segment winners in J.D. Power 2018 APEAL Study

Posted: August 6, 2018 at 11:18 am   /   Awards, Featured, Latest News

KIA Motors has earned two more J.D. Power Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) awards for the stylish Rio and Stinger fastback. The double win helped increase KIA’s overall score by eight points since last year, while also securing the brand’s spot among the top 10 non-premium nameplates. The announcement follows KIA Motors being named […]

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KIA hands two schools over to local communities in Malawi and Mozambique

Posted: August 6, 2018 at 10:38 am   /   CSR, Featured, Latest News

KIA Motors has handed over two further ‘Green Light Project’ schools to local communities in Malawi and Mozambique. The community-run schools were opened in 2014, and, combined, provide access to education for more than 2,000 students. They were constructed and established under KIA’s ‘Green Light Project’ corporate social responsibility (CSR) programme.   The handover ceremony […]

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Long Live Driving: All the bells and whistles for SA-bound KIA Stinger

Posted: May 3, 2018 at 10:12 am   /   Featured, Latest News

Following its announcement of a limited number of examples en route to South Africa in the second half of 2018, KIA Motors today confirm the comprehensive standard specification that can be expected in the KIA Stinger GT, as well as its pricing.   “There has been notable interest and excitement in Stinger since we announced […]

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KIA to provide UN vehicles

KIA Motors to provide vehicles for the UN

Posted: March 22, 2018 at 2:59 pm   /   Featured, Latest News

KIA Motors recently won the vehicle provision bid held by the United Nations Procurement Division (UN/DP) to provide vehicles to the UN and UN Entities. KIA succeeded against competition from various leading global automakers and will provide a variety of Rio, Cerato and Sorento vehicles, including maintenance services, to the UN and UN Entities for […]

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KIA reveals first glimpse of all-new K900 luxury sedan

Posted: March 22, 2018 at 2:55 pm   /   Featured

Kia releases first images of new flagship luxury sedan Rich, sophistacted design and balanced proportions ensure a strong on-road presence for K900 Analog clock developed exclusively by Swiss watch brand Maurice Lacroix Minimalist interior with advanced in-car technologies, new Human Machine Interface (HMI) and co-developed Pantone customizable mood lighting. KIA Motors has revealed the design […]

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KIA previews design of new K900 ahead of world debut

Posted: March 7, 2018 at 11:48 am   /   Concept Cars, Featured

KIA releases first sketch of new flagship luxury sedan Elegant, flowing lines and geometric shapes influenced by the ‘Gravity of Prestige’ design concept Design inspired by the dynamic flow of nature and energy   KIA Motors has revealed a rendering of the all-new KIA K900 flagship luxury sedan. The result of a collaborative effort by […]

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All-new KIA Cerato makes world debut at NAIAS

Posted: January 16, 2018 at 11:36 am   /   Featured, Latest News

Compact sedan levels up with sophisticated yet sporty design, advanced technology and all-new efficient Smart Stream IVT Cerato evolves into a more refined compact with design cues inspired by Stinger KIA’s first in-house designed and built Intelligent Variable Transmission (IVT) introduces new line of Smart Stream technologies designed to increase fuel efficiency and deliver an […]

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Renderings of Cerato sedan released ahead of North American International Auto Show

Posted: January 11, 2018 at 8:56 am   /   Featured, News

Ahead of the global debut of the all-new KIA Cerato sedan at the upcoming North American International Auto Show (known as the Forte sedan in the U.S.A.), KIA Motors today revealed design renderings of the brand’s latest compact sedan. While the third-generation Cerato retains its sporty and youthful image, it has graduated with a more […]

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The SMART Choice, now in Automatic

Posted: January 10, 2018 at 5:36 pm   /   News

Adding even more convenience to a car already packed with comfort and convenience features, KIA Motors South Africa is expanding the KIA Picanto range with the introduction of the KIA Picanto 1.2 SMART Auto. The range-topping Picanto model has thus far only been available with a five-speed manual transmission. With more than 700 units sold […]

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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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