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Kia SA recall for 2005-09 Sorento and Sedona models

KIA MOTORS SA is recalling 2175 Sorento and Carnival/Sedona units sold in South Africa but assembled in Korea from 2005-2009 to examine their anti-lock brakes and stability control systems. The Corner was told of a possibility that oil or water may have entered the power supply to the ABS module and in ”some instances” this… Continue reading Kia SA recall for 2005-09 Sorento and Sedona models

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Kia’s new Carnival coming to town – bigger and better

SEOUL, South Korea – Kia Motors has revealed the interior of its upcoming Carnival with images showing the latest Korean specification. It’s Kia’s fourth-generation flagship minivan – 22 years old! – that’s sold worldwide (including South Africa) – as the Kia Sedona… a model said to provide a spacious, comfortable, and futuristic environment for young… Continue reading Kia’s new Carnival coming to town – bigger and better

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Coming to SA? India gets up close to latest KIA models

Sonet concept – modern, dynamic, bold compact SUV Seltos X-Line Concept -a bolder variant KIA Carnival premium to sell in India DELHI, India – KIA Motors subsidiary in India has unveiled a Sonet compact SUV at Auto Expo 2020 India to be further developed ahead of its scheduled launch in India in the second half… Continue reading Coming to SA? India gets up close to latest KIA models

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Seven cities, 6000km across SA, dedicated to young cancer fighters

Seven days, seven cities, for Sedona Toys and gifts for young cancer fighters 6000km Kia drive to focus on sick youngsters JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng – Seven7 Drive, a marathon drive to support children with cancer, is off on the road again. A team of journalists and adventurers has left Pretoria (May 30 2019) for a seven-day,… Continue reading Seven cities, 6000km across SA, dedicated to young cancer fighters

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Kia’s big flagship arrives: Four models, one engine

New eight-speed auto transmission standard One turbodiesel engine with plenty clout Range of passenger configurations up to 11 seats JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng – Kia’s ”comprehensively refreshed” Grand Sedona wagon has arrived in South Africa with its prime changes being an upgraded shell and cabin and ”enriched” specification levels. Prices range from about R600 000 to  nearly… Continue reading Kia’s big flagship arrives: Four models, one engine

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Four autonomous Kia specials to stun in Vegas

Niro, Grand Sedona, Sorento and Soul reimagined Custom-built vehicles explore active lifestyles First look at Telluride full-size SUV concept LAS VEGAS, Nevada – Kia Motors America has (Nov 1 2016) unveiled four all-new customised vehicles on Day 1 of the 2016 Specialty Equipment Market Association (Sema) show here in the desert state. Each concept, forseeing… Continue reading Four autonomous Kia specials to stun in Vegas

Kia five-year unlimited warranty
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Kia adds ‘unlimited’ to its five-year warranty

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – The warranty battle continues in South Africa – Kia has upped the challenge by adding the magic words “unlimited distance” to its five-year warranty programme. The previous limit, overtaken on June 1 2016 by the new warranty, was 150 000km – which was pretty cool anyway because most private cars will… Continue reading Kia adds ‘unlimited’ to its five-year warranty

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Kia celebrates American road-trip at 2015 Sema Show

All-new Kia concept vehicles debut Trail’ster electric hybrid 4×4 makes first appearance at Sema Fun and functional Ballast Point Sedona returns SEOUL, South Korea – Kia Motors America unveiled all-new customised vehicles at the recent 2015 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show. The automaker says they showcased America’s cultural diversity and Kia’s “shared love of… Continue reading Kia celebrates American road-trip at 2015 Sema Show