Kia Motors: News

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.

23 Feb 2024

Hyundai

How Hyundai CRETA N Line will fare against Seltos X-Line

Hyundai is all set to introduce the sporty N Line model of the popular CRETA in India on March 11.

23 Feb 2024

Kia Seltos

Over 4,300 units of Kia Seltos CVT recalled: Here's why

Kia Motors has recalled 4,358 units of the Seltos SUV due to a possible error in the electronic oil pump controller.

22 Feb 2024

Kia Seltos

Kia Seltos hybrid to launch in 2025: What to expect

Kia Motors is gearing up to launch a hybrid version of its popular SUV, the Seltos, in 2025.

12 Feb 2024

Maruti Suzuki

Maruti Suzuki Ertiga or Kia Carens: Which MPV is better

Maruti Suzuki has recently achieved a sales milestone with its popular model, the Ertiga. The car has become the fastest multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) to cross the 10 lakh unit sales figure in India.

09 Feb 2024

Kia Carnival

Everything we know about 2025 Kia Carnival MPV

South Korean automotive giant Kia Motors has unveiled the 2025 iteration of the Carnival minivan, showcasing fresh design and new powertrain choices.

06 Feb 2024

Kia Seltos

Kia Seltos surpasses 1 lakh bookings in 6 months

Kia Motors has received over 100,000 bookings for the updated Seltos SUV since its launch in July 2023.

03 Feb 2024

Kia EV9

Kia's flagship e-SUV, the EV9, spotted testing in India

Kia Motors's flagship electric SUV, the EV9, has been spotted in India for the first time.

30 Jan 2024

BMW

Two India-bound cars among 2024 WWCOTY award category winners

The Women's World Car of the Year (WWCOTY) has revealed the winners in five distinct categories for passenger vehicles in 2024.

19 Jan 2024

Kia Seltos

Kia Seltos diesel with manual gearbox launched at Rs. 12L

Kia Motors has brought back the manual gearbox option for the diesel-powered Seltos in India to address the growing demand. It carries a starting price tag of Rs. 12 lakh (ex-showroom).

14 Jan 2024

Upcoming Cars

Tata Punch-rivaling Kia Clavis in the works: What to expect

Kia Motors is reportedly gearing up to broaden its SUV lineup in India by introducing the Clavis sub-compact SUV.

14 Jan 2024

Kia Sonet

Is Kia Sonet better SUV than Maruti Suzuki Fronx

Kia Motors has launched the facelifted version of its best-selling model, the Sonet, in India with a starting price tag of Rs. 7.99 lakh (ex-showroom).

12 Jan 2024

Kia Sonet

Kia Sonet (facelift) launched in India at Rs. 8 lakh

Kia Motors has revealed the pricing of its highly-anticipated 2024 Sonet model in India.

09 Jan 2024

Kia Sonet

Kia to launch 2024 Sonet in India on January 12

The 2024 Kia Sonet is gearing up for its India launch on January 12, with pre-orders already live for the revamped sub-four-metre SUV.

09 Jan 2024

Electric Cars

Kia's modular EV van lineup breaks cover at CES 2024

Kia Motors has unveiled its innovative electric van lineup at the 2024 CES in Las Vegas, marking its entry into the commercial van market.

05 Jan 2024

Kia Sonet

Kia Motors reveals fuel efficiency figures for 2024 Sonet

Kia Motors has revealed the fuel efficiency numbers for the upcoming 2024 Sonet SUV, set to launch in India soon.

From CRETA to Sonet: SUVs launching in India this month 

Several automakers in India are set to ring in the New Year with the launch of a new product.

29 Dec 2023

Latest Cars

Top 4 MPVs expected to launch in India in 2024

The Indian MPV market is gearing up for an exciting phase, with upcoming launches from brands like Kia Motors, Nissan, and Lexus.

24 Dec 2023

Kia Sonet

Kia's 2024 India launch plan includes EV9, Sonet, Carnival, Clavis

Kia Motors is gearing up to introduce at least three new models in India next year.

23 Dec 2023

Kia Carnival

Kia Carnival (facelift) spied testing in India, launch expected soon

Kia Motors is gearing up to introduce the fourth-generation Carnival in India soon.

20 Dec 2023

Kia Sonet

Order books now open for Kia Sonet: Should you buy

Kia Motors has started accepting reservations for the 2024 Sonet in India. The SUV made its debut on December 14. Its deliveries are set to start in January 2024.

20 Dec 2023

Nissan

Upcoming ICE compact SUVs in India: Check list

The Indian automotive market is gearing up for the launch of three new internal combustion engine (ICE) compact SUVs: the Kia Sonet, Toyota Urban Cruiser Taisor, and Nissan Magnite.

19 Dec 2023

Kia Sonet

Kia Sonet's bookings begin tomorrow, deliveries by mid-January 2024

Kia Motors will start accepting bookings for the refreshed Sonet tomorrow (December 20), after unveiling the updated model just last week.

18 Dec 2023

Kia EV9

Kia EV9 coming to India in 2024: What to expect

Kia Motors is set to launch its three-row electric SUV, the EV9, in India by 2024.

17 Dec 2023

Kia Seltos

How Kia Connect app exposed dealer personnel misusing customer's Seltos

In a shocking incident, a Kia dealership personnel from Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, was caught taking a customer's Seltos for joyrides.

16 Dec 2023

Latest Cars

India becomes 4th largest global market for Kia Motors

India has emerged as the fourth largest market for Kia Motors, accounting for 10% of the automaker's worldwide sales.

16 Dec 2023

Kia Sonet

You can book all-new Kia Sonet for Rs. 25,000

Kia Motors has revealed the refreshed version of the Sonet, its most popular compact SUV, in India.

15 Dec 2023

Kia Sonet

Kia Sonet's variant-wise features explained: Which one offers best value

With the arrival of the 2024 Sonet, Kia Motors is aiming to disrupt the sub-4m premium SUV segment in India.

15 Dec 2023

Kia Sonet

Kia Sonet (facelift) vs 2023 Tata Nexon: Which is better 

After first introducing the Sonet in India in 2020, Kia Motors has now updated its best-selling model with MY-2024 upgrades.

14 Dec 2023

Kia Sonet

Kia Sonet debuts with refreshed design and segment-leading safety features

Kia Motors has taken the wraps off the 2024 iteration of the Sonet in India. This happens to be the first global upgrade for the compact offering.

11 Dec 2023

Kia Sonet

Prior to launch, interior details of Kia Sonet (facelift) out

South Korean automaker Kia Motors is set to reveal the 2024 Sonet in India on December 14.

10 Dec 2023

Hyundai

Upcoming Kia, Hyundai cars in India for 2024: Check list

South Korean auto giants Hyundai and Kia Motors are gearing up to introduce a variety of new vehicles in India next year.

09 Dec 2023

Kia Sonet

New features introduced on Kia cars in India in 2023

Kia Motors revamped its popular models, the Seltos, Sonet, and Carens, in India by adding new features in 2023. These updates emphasize comfort, convenience, and safety.

09 Dec 2023

Electric Vehicles

Massive year-end discounts on EVs in India: Check offers

As we prepare to wrap up 2023, electric vehicle (EV) manufacturers in India are rolling out impressive discounts on their models.

09 Dec 2023

Maruti Suzuki

Maruti Suzuki Ertiga leads 7-seater SUV sales in November 2023

In November 2023, India's auto market saw fierce competition, with SUVs leading the way and families increasingly choosing three-row vehicles.

09 Dec 2023

SUVs in India

Top upcoming compact SUVs to watch out for in India

The compact SUV market in India is about to get more exciting in the coming years, with several new models on the horizon.

08 Dec 2023

Kia Sonet

How 2024 Kia Sonet (facelift) will differ from current model

Kia Motors is all set to introduce the facelifted version of its best-selling model, the Sonet, in India on December 14.

07 Dec 2023

Kia Sonet

Leak confirms variants and color options of Kia Sonet (facelift)

Kia Motors is set to reveal the Sonet (facelift) in India on December 14.

06 Dec 2023

Kia Sonet

Kia Sonet (facelift) to get ADAS, confirms latest teaser

Kia Motors has given a sneak peek of its upcoming compact SUV, the Sonet (facelift).

04 Dec 2023

Kia Sonet

2024 Kia Sonet's unofficial bookings now open in India

Some dealerships in India have started unofficially accepting bookings for the 2024 Kia Sonet, requiring a token amount of Rs. 25,000 to reserve one.

04 Dec 2023

Mahindra

Seven-seater car launches in 2024: Mahindra, Tata, Kia, and MG

Several automakers, including Mahindra, Tata Motors, Kia, and MG Motor, are preparing to launch seven-seater vehicles in India, during the first half of 2024.

01 Dec 2023

Kia EV6

2024 Kia EV6 in the works: What to expect

Kia Motors is planning to unveil an updated version of its popular EV6 electric crossover, with a possible debut slated for sometime in mid-2024.

01 Dec 2023

Kia Sonet

2024 Kia Sonet in the works, teased prior to debut

Kia Motors is gearing up to reveal the 2024 version of its best-selling vehicle, the Sonet in India on December 14.

28 Nov 2023

Tata Motors Ltd

Upcoming MPVs in India from Kia, Nissan, and Tata Motors

India's automotive scene is gearing up for a surge of new Multi-Purpose Vehicle (MPV) arrivals, catering to a variety of needs and budgets.

27 Nov 2023

Kia Sonet

Kia Motors to introduce facelifted Sonet in India this December

South Korean automaker Kia Motors will unveil the facelifted Sonet in India this December, Autocar has reported.

19 Nov 2023

Electric Vehicles

Top 5 fast-charging battery electric vehicles (BEVs) in India

In recent years, India has witnessed rapid developments in electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure. This has resulted in a surge in the sales of battery electric vehicles (BEVs) on our shores.

Top 5 EVs with long driving range in India

With the development of efficient charging infrastructure, electric vehicles have been gaining popularity in India.

Kia EV3 SUV, EV4 sedan make public debut: Check highlights

At the ongoing LA Auto Show, Kia Motors has officially introduced the EV3 compact SUV and EV4 sedan concepts.

16 Nov 2023

Latest Cars

Cars worth Rs. 1.1 lakh crore sold this festive season

During the 90-day festive season in India, an unprecedented 1.03 million cars were sold, generating over Rs. 1.1 lakh crore in revenue.

10 Nov 2023

Latest Cars

2024 Kia Sorento SUV breaks cover with minimal changes

Contrary to expectations, Kia has introduced the 2024 Sorento for the US market, which remains the pre-facelift version of the popular family vehicle.

07 Nov 2023

Kia Carnival

Prior to debut, interiors of India-bound 2025 Kia Carnival revealed

Kia has revealed the interior design of its 2025 Carnival, following last month's exterior reveal.

05 Nov 2023

Kia Sonet

Kia Sonet (facelift) to arrive in India soon: Check alternatives

Kia Motors is gearing up to reveal the facelifted version of its popular model, the Sonet, in India soon.

04 Nov 2023

Kia Sonet

Kia Sonet (facelift) in works: Check expected features

Kia Motors is working on launching an updated version of its popular compact SUV, the Sonet.

01 Nov 2023

Kia EV6

2024 Kia EV6 spotted in South Korea with camouflage

In less than three years since its debut, the Kia EV6 electric crossover seems to be getting a facelift to remain relevant in the competitive EV market.