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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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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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Indicators & warning lights: understanding your Kia’s dashboard

Posted: May 24, 2017 at 9:55 am   /   Cars, Latest News, Owner's Circle, Technical

Your car’s dashboard is a hub of vital information to assist you while you drive. The instrument cluster – located right behind the steering wheel – is especially helpful when you are on the road. Complexly wired but simply presented, the car’s control panel is designed to indicate signs of trouble.   Those who have […]

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Are side mirrors becoming a thing of the past?

Posted: April 19, 2017 at 3:15 pm   /   Featured, Owner's Circle

Are side mirrors becoming a thing of the past? With the advent of self-driving cars and autonomous technologies, new laws and regulations are now making it possible for automakers to replace side mirror systems with cameras and monitors. While seemingly uncanny, this mirrorless design is already starting to show up as an experimental concept in […]

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Petrol or Diesel – Which engine is right for you?

Posted: November 10, 2015 at 6:33 am   /   Latest News, Owner's Circle, Technical

Diesel or Petrol, which one is right for you? Insight on the characteristics of each engine: headlamps are the ‘eyes’ of the car, the engine can only be described as its ‘heart.’ The choice of an engine is an especially important decision for anyone in the market for a new car. The type of […]

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Explore Kia Motors South Africa On Instagram

Posted: March 6, 2015 at 10:37 am   /   Latest News, News, Owner's Circle

Kia South Africa is interacting with our fans across a range of social media channels and Instagram is no exception. It has been a year since we started sharing photos and videos  and interacting with our followers on the popular channel. Check out the top posts from Kia Motors South Africa Instagram and discover all the different sides of our […]

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New additions to the KIA Sportage, Sorento and K2700 ranges

Posted: January 28, 2015 at 2:34 pm   /   Cars, General, News, Owner's Circle

KIA Motors has expanded its line-up of Sportage, Sorento and K2700 models by adding a new, high specification model to each range. Unique to the South African market, the new Sportage Explore, Sorento Adventure and K2700 Sebenza offers additional appeal and excellent value for money through the inclusion of a selection of KIA Genuine Accessories […]

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Spring Cleaning Tips for your Car

Posted: July 28, 2014 at 10:00 am   /   Cars, Owner's Circle

Springtime is around the corner and you know what that means. It’s time to throw out those filthy fast food cups, wipe down that dusty dashboard and let in some fresh air to dispel that smell that’s been bothering you for the last 3 months. Yes, it’s time for some spring cleaning and we want […]

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Award winning Kia Rio announced as a 2013 South African Car of the Year finalist

Posted: October 30, 2012 at 4:43 pm   /   Cars, General, Kia Global, News, Owner's Circle

(SOUTH AFRICA) October 30, 2012 – Since the local launch of the new Kia Rio Hatchback during November last year, and the sedan model in April this year, both these models have been very well received both locally and internationally. The Kia Rio is one of Kia Motors Corporations top selling models globally, and has […]

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The Kia Picanto Then and Now – A Design Transformation

Posted: July 11, 2012 at 8:14 am   /   Cars, General, Kia Global, Owner's Circle

We had a lot of interest in our Kia Rio Then and Now post, so we decided to take a second trip down memory lane, but this time in our one and only Picanto. Check out how this small city car grew to win over drivers across the globe, as well as judges for the […]

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