Articles about Kia Motors
Kia is a South Korean multinational automotive manufacturer with its headquarters located in Seoul. It comes under the parent company Hyundai Motor Company. The name “Kia” is said to be derived from Sino-Korean characters which roughly translates as “Rising from Asia.” It was founded in 1944 as a bicycle manufacturer and later entered into building Honda-licensed motorcycles in 1957 and eventually cars in 1974. Kia’s current Indian portfolio includes the Sonet, the Seltos, and the Carnival ranges.
17 Jan 2022
Kia Carens SUV receives 7,738 bookings in a single day
South Korean automaker Kia Motors had started accepting bookings for its Carens SUV in India on January 14. In just 24 hours since the orders opened, the car has received 7,738 bookings.
14 Jan 2022
You can now book Kia Carens at Rs. 25,000
South Korean automaker Kia Motors has started accepting bookings for its new Carens model in India. Customers can reserve the three-row MPV with a booking amount of Rs. 25,000.
07 Jan 2022
Kia increases prices of Seltos, Sonet, and Carnival in India
Kia Motors is the latest company to increase the prices of its cars in India this year.
03 Jan 2022
Select variants of Kia Carnival MPV discontinued in India
South Korean automaker Kia Motors has repeatedly revised the variant line-up of the Carnival MPV in India.
31 Dec 2021
Bookings for Kia Carens to open on January 14
South Korean automaker Kia Motors has announced that it will start accepting bookings for its Carens model in India from January 14. To recall, the car was unveiled earlier this month.
22 Dec 2021
Facelifted Kia Seltos spied testing for the first time
Kia Motors seems to be working on a mid-cycle update for its Seltos SUV. Now, the facelifted Seltos has been spotted testing for the first time in South Korea.
20 Dec 2021
2022 Kia Carens first impressions: A promising 3-row crossover
Kia has been fairly successful in the Indian market with its products and now wants to increase its dominance in the lucrative 3-row SUV segment.
17 Dec 2021
Kia Carens up for unofficial pre-bookings at Rs. 25,000
Kia Motors had unveiled the Carens four-wheeler yesterday and now select dealerships have reportedly started accepting bookings for the car against a token amount of Rs. 25,000.
16 Dec 2021
3-row Kia Carens SUV unveiled in India
Kia Motors has unveiled its Carens four-wheeler in India today. It is expected to be launched next month and will be offered broadly in L, LX, EX, EX+, TX, and TX+ trims.
08 Dec 2021
Kia Carens MPV previewed in official sketches; design revealed
South Korean automaker Kia Motors will unveil its Carens MPV on December 16.
02 Dec 2021
Kia Carens MPV announced; launch in India next year
South Korean automaker Kia Motors has announced that its upcoming MPV in India will be known as Carens. It will break cover on December 16.
25 Nov 2021
Kia showcases new Niro SUV at 2021 Seoul Motor Show
Kia Motors has taken the wraps off the new Niro car at the 2021 Seoul Motor Show.
18 Nov 2021
Kia Concept EV9, with a heavyset design, breaks cover
Kia has finally showcased the Concept EV9 at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The SUV has as a boxy design with angular exteriors, advanced illumination, and a three-row customizable cabin made with sustainable materials.
16 Nov 2021
Kia KY to break cover in India on December 16
South Korean automaker Kia Motors will unveil a new car (internally codenamed KY) in India on December 16. It might be called Carens at the time of launch.
12 Nov 2021
Ahead of unveiling, Kia's EV9 concept previewed in images
Kia is all set to showcase its Concept EV9 SUV at the Los Angeles Auto Show on November 17. In the latest development, the company has revealed official sketches of the vehicle, along with those of another electric concept called "Seven."
09 Nov 2021
Kia Carnival (6-seater) launched in India at Rs. 29 lakh
South Korean automaker Kia Motors has launched a new 6-seater variant of its Carnival MPV in India. It is available on the mid-tier Prestige trim.
28 Oct 2021
2023 Kia Sportage, with new design, debuts in the US
Kia Motors has announced the 2023 model of its Sportage SUV in the US, after already unveiling it in Europe and South Korea. It is offered in LX, EX, SX, SX-Prestige, X-Line, X-Pro, and X-Pro Prestige variants.
14 Oct 2021
Kia Sonet Anniversary Edition debuts at Rs. 10.79 lakh
Kia Motors has launched the Anniversary Edition model of its Sonet SUV in India to mark the one-year anniversary of the car in the country.
17 Sep 2021
2021 Kia Carnival debuts in India at Rs. 25 lakh
Kia Motors has introduced the 2021 iteration of its Carnival MPV in India with a starting price-tag of Rs. 24.95 lakh.
15 Sep 2021
Kia sells over one lakh Sonet SUVs in India
In a remarkable achievement, Kia Motors has sold over one lakh units of the Sonet sub-compact SUV in India since its launch in September last year.
05 Sep 2021
Kia Sonet and Seltos become costlier by Rs. 20,000
Due to the increasing cost of raw materials and transportation, Kia Motors has raised the prices of its Sonet and Seltos SUVs by up to Rs. 20,000. This is their third hike this year.
04 Sep 2021
Short-wheelbase Kia Sportage, with hybrid powertrains, breaks cover in Europe
South Korean automaker Kia Motors has revealed the short-wheelbase version of its Sportage SUV in Europe. To recall, the long-wheelbase form debuted in July.
01 Sep 2021
Kia Seltos X-Line launched in India at Rs. 17.8 lakh
Kia Motors has launched the range-topping X-Line variant of its Seltos SUV in India. It sits above the GTX+ trim and carries a starting price-tag of Rs. 17.79 lakh.
29 Aug 2021
Kia Seltos (7-seater) SUV found testing; design details revealed
South Korean automaker Kia Motors will unveil the 7-seater version of its Seltos SUV in India around early 2022.
26 Aug 2021
Kia Seltos X-Line SUV, with cosmetic changes, breaks cover
South Korean automaker Kia Motors has unveiled the range-topping X-Line variant of its Seltos SUV in India. To recall, it was showcased as a concept at the 2020 Auto Expo.
24 Aug 2021
Kia Seltos X-Line's leaked brochure reveals key features
Kia Seltos X-Line, which was showcased at the 2020 Auto Expo, is likely to be launched in India soon. In the latest development, key features of the car have been revealed.
22 Aug 2021
Variants of the Kia Carnival MPV rejigged in India
South Korean automaker Kia Motors will rejig the variants of the Carnival MPV in India.
20 Aug 2021
Kia sells over two lakh Seltos SUV in India
In a remarkable achievement, Kia Motors has sold more than two lakh units of the Seltos SUV in India.
17 Aug 2021
Kia Seltos X-Line teased in India; might be launched soon
Kia Motors has teased the X-Line variant of its Seltos SUV on social media, hinting at its imminent launch in India. To recall, it was showcased in concept form at the 2020 Auto Expo.
15 Aug 2021
Kia Soul Boardmasters Edition is a one-off meant for beaches
As part of its sponsorship of the 2021 Boardmasters surfing and music festival in England, South Korean automaker Kia Motors has unveiled its Soul EV Boardmasters Edition one-off concept car.
16 Jul 2021
Discounts worth Rs. 3.75 lakh on Kia Carnival this July
Kia has announced an attractive cash discount on its Carnival MPV in India. The offer is valid till the end of this month and makes the car cheaper by up to Rs. 3.75 lakh.
15 Jul 2021
Kia Carnival Hi Limousine, with a luxurious 4-seater cabin, unveiled
Kia Motors has unveiled a Hi Limousine variant of its fourth-generation Carnival MPV. It is unlikely to arrive in India.
15 Jul 2021
2022 Kia Ceed, with several styling updates, unveiled
South Korean auto giant Kia has introduced the facelifted version of its Ceed model. The production for the four-wheeler will start in August at the company's plant in Zilina, Slovakia and deliveries will begin by Q4 2021.
06 Jul 2021
Kia Sportage SUV, with new design and technology, announced
South Korean automaker Kia Motors has announced its fifth-generation Sportage SUV. It will be launched in the global markets later this year.
23 Jun 2021
2022 Kia Soul hatchback debuts at around Rs. 14.2 lakh
South Korean automaker Kia Motors has unveiled its 2022 Soul hatchback. It carries a starting price-tag of $19,190 (around Rs. 14.26 lakh) and is offered in six trim levels.
17 Jun 2021
2022 Kia Telluride SUV, with more tech features, breaks cover
South Korean automaker Kia Motors has unveiled its 2022 Telluride SUV in the US. It is offered in four trims: LX, S, EX, and SX.
09 Jun 2021
Kia Niro EV, with new tech and safety features, unveiled
Kia Motors has unveiled the 2021 version of its Niro EV crossover. It is unlikely to be available in India.
08 Jun 2021
2022 Kia Sportage, with new styling and technical upgrades, unveiled
Kia has unveiled the new-generation Sportage SUV for the global markets. It shares some details with its Hyundai sibling, the 2022 Tucson.
04 Jun 2021
Kia's next car in India could be the Soul hatchback
Kia Motors has registered 'Soul' car name in India, hinting at the arrival of a new model.
04 Jun 2021
2022 Kia K5, with new badging, launched in the US
South Korean automaker Kia Motors has launched its 2022 K5 sedan in the US.