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.

Kia Carens SUV receives 7,738 bookings in a single day

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.

You can now book Kia Carens at Rs. 25,000

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.

Kia increases prices of Seltos, Sonet, and Carnival in India

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.

Select variants of Kia Carnival MPV discontinued in India

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.

Bookings for Kia Carens to open on January 14

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.

Facelifted Kia Seltos spied testing for the first time

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.

2022 Kia Carens first impressions: A promising 3-row crossover

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.

Kia Carens up for unofficial pre-bookings at Rs. 25,000

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.

3-row Kia Carens SUV unveiled in India

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.

Kia Carens MPV previewed in official sketches; design revealed

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.

Kia Carens MPV announced; launch in India next year

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.

Kia showcases new Niro SUV at 2021 Seoul Motor Show

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.

Kia Concept EV9, with a heavyset design, breaks cover

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.

Kia KY to break cover in India on December 16

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.

Ahead of unveiling, Kia's EV9 concept previewed in images

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."

Kia Carnival (6-seater) launched in India at Rs. 29 lakh

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.

2023 Kia Sportage, with new design, debuts in the US

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.

Kia Sonet Anniversary Edition debuts at Rs. 10.79 lakh

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.

2021 Kia Carnival debuts in India at Rs. 25 lakh

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.

Kia sells over one lakh Sonet SUVs in India

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.

Kia Sonet and Seltos become costlier by Rs. 20,000

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.

Short-wheelbase Kia Sportage, with hybrid powertrains, breaks cover in Europe

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.

Kia Seltos X-Line launched in India at Rs. 17.8 lakh

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.

Kia Seltos (7-seater) SUV found testing; design details revealed

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.

Kia Seltos X-Line SUV, with cosmetic changes, breaks cover

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.

Kia Seltos X-Line's leaked brochure reveals key features

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.

Variants of the Kia Carnival MPV rejigged in India

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.

Kia sells over two lakh Seltos SUV 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.

Kia Seltos X-Line teased in India; might be launched soon

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.

Kia Soul Boardmasters Edition is a one-off meant for beaches

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.

Discounts worth Rs. 3.75 lakh on Kia Carnival this July

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.

Kia Carnival Hi Limousine, with a luxurious 4-seater cabin, unveiled

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.

2022 Kia Ceed, with several styling updates, unveiled

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.

Kia Sportage SUV, with new design and technology, announced

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.

2022 Kia Soul hatchback debuts at around Rs. 14.2 lakh

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.

2022 Kia Telluride SUV, with more tech features, breaks cover

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.

Kia Niro EV, with new tech and safety features, unveiled

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.

2022 Kia Sportage, with new styling and technical upgrades, unveiled

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.

Kia's next car in India could be the Soul hatchback

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.

2022 Kia K5, with new badging, launched in the US

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.