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Outrun Ordinary in the new KIA Rio

Posted: June 9, 2017 at 3:53 pm   /   Cars, Featured, Latest News

Latest version of Kia’s popular B-segment model, one of the brand’s global best-sellers Progressive exterior design and modern cabin with ‘floating’ interface New in-car technologies and connectivity features, including Android and Apple smartphone integration Significantly stronger steel bodyshell for improved safety Engaging handling and more comfortable ride Class-leading cabin spaciousness and 325-litres luggage capacity   […]

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KIA reveals all-new Rio ahead of Paris Motor Show premiere

Posted: September 1, 2016 at 9:44 am   /   Featured, News

September 1, 2016 – The all-new, fourth-generation KIA Rio will make its world premiere on 29 September in Paris,  at the 2016 Mondial de l’Automobile. With a progressive new exterior and interior design, the Rio is revealed for the first time globally today through an exclusive set of images.         Design of […]

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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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KIA Hits The 30 Million Mark

Posted: June 4, 2014 at 11:46 am   /   General, News

Kia announced that its cumulative global sales have exceeded 30 million vehicles since Kia produced Korea‘s first three-wheeled vans, the K-360, 52 years ago in 1962. Have a hard time wrapping your head around what 30 million cars looks like? If 30 million Kia Optimas (also known as the K5) were lined up bumper-to-bumper it […]

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Kia Motors SA Gives Away A New Rio To A Lucky 94.7 Kia Take40 SA Listener

Posted: December 27, 2012 at 9:52 am   /   General

SOUTH AFRICA), 10 December 2012. After a successful second year of sponsoring the Take40 Chart Show on 94.7 Highveld Stereo and 94.5 KFM, Kia Motors South Africa together with Primedia decided to launch an exiting competition. During the months of October right through December listeners simply had to vote for their favourite songs on the […]

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The Multi-Award Winning Kia Rio Receives Yet Another Accolade

Posted: December 27, 2012 at 9:03 am   /   Cars, General, News

(SOUTH AFRICA), 14 December 2012. On 15 December 2011, Independent Newspapers South Africa, holding group for Star Newspaper, IOL and The Cape Times amoung other, announced the Kia Rio hatch as the overall winner in the “Best small/budget car” category in their Motoring Car of the Year competition. The publishing group described the Rio hatch […]

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Kia doubles up at Australia’s Best Cars awards

Posted: December 5, 2012 at 8:47 am   /   Cars, General, Kia Global, News

(SEOUL) November 27, 2012 – Kia’s baby Rio and the stylish Sportage compact SUV have scored an impressive duo of wins in the Australian Automobile Association’s prestigious Australia’s Best Cars awards. Rio Si backed up its success of last year, defending its title in the hotly-contested Best Light Car under AUS$20,000 category while the Sportage SLi […]

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Kia claims two more red dot design awards

Posted: March 14, 2012 at 10:15 am   /   Kia Global, News

(SEOUL) March 14, 2012 – Kia has been awarded two top honors for its Picanto and Rio models in the 2012 red dot design competition.

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Kia Motors SA gives away another Rio on Kfm

Posted: February 14, 2012 at 1:11 pm   /   General, News

Last week Kia Motors South Africa gave away a brand new Rio to Sarah Jordaan from Brakpan, Johannesburg – a lucky 94.7 Highveld Stereo listener.  On Saturday 11 February 2012, Mark Pilgrim did a live broadcast of the Kia Take40SA from the Kia Tableview dealership. During the show, Mark announced the Cape Town winner of […]

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Kia Motors South Africa gives away a new Rio to a lucky 94.7 listener

Posted: February 6, 2012 at 1:40 pm   /   General, News

(SOUTH AFRICA), 6 FEBRUARY 2012. The Kia Take40SA is a weekly music show, which plays a count down of Highveld Stereo and Kfm listeners’ top 40 favourite songs every Saturday. In 2010, Kia Motors South Africa partnered with Primedia, Highveld Stereo and Kfm, to become the main sponsor of the Take40SA. The partnership has been […]

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