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.
05 Oct 2022Kia Carens
Kia recalls over 44,000 Carens to inspect potential airbag issue
Kia Motors has voluntarily recalled its Carens MPV in India to inspect any issue with the airbag control module/unit (ACU) software. The automaker has confirmed that 44,174 units of the car have been recalled.
07 Sep 2022Hyundai
Hyundai VENUE N Line v/s Kia Sonet X-Line: A comparison
Hyundai has launched the sporty N Line version of the VENUE in India with a starting price tag of Rs. 12.16 lakh. The compact SUV features a few cosmetic updates and mechanical tweaks to up its appeal.
01 Sep 2022Kia Sonet
Kia Sonet X-Line launched at Rs. 13.4 lakh: Check features
Kia Motors has launched the X-Line variant of its popular offering, the Sonet, in India.
15 Aug 2022Latest automobiles
2023 Kia Ray, with stylish looks, goes official: Check features
South Korean automaker Kia Motors has introduced the 2023 Ray car in its home country. It is unlikely to arrive in India.
04 Aug 2022Kia Sonet
Kia Sonet becomes costlier in India: Check revised pricing
Kia Motors has increased the cost of its popular Sonet SUV by up to Rs. 34,000 in India. This is the second price revision for the model this year.
02 Aug 2022Kia Seltos
Kia Seltos SUV gets 6 airbags as standard; becomes costlier
Kia Motors has updated all variants of the 2022 Seltos with six airbags as standard fitment in India. The car has also received a price hike of up to Rs. 30,000.
28 Jul 2022Volvo
Volvo XC40 Recharge v/s Kia EV6: Which one is better?
Volvo has launched its all-electric crossover, the XC40 Recharge in India. The EV is the first fully-electric vehicle from the Swedish automaker to reach our shores and will be locally assembled.
24 Jul 2022Upcoming SUVs in India
2022 Kia Seltos launched in South Korea: Check features, price
Kia Motors has launched the 2022 iteration of its popular Seltos in South Korea, its home market. The model was revealed last month and features a redesigned front fascia.
19 Jul 2022Latest automobiles
2023 Kia XCeed, with sporty design and features, revealed
Kia Motors has taken the wraps off the 2023 version of the XCeed for the European market. It sits between the Stonic and the Sportage models.
08 Jul 2022Latest automobiles
Kia Carens MPV sets sales milestone; nearly 31,000 units sold
Kia Motors has achieved a sales milestone with its Carens in India. The South Korean carmaker has sold 30,953 units of the MPV within a span of six months.
30 Jun 2022Upcoming SUVs in India
Kia Seltos (facelift) goes official in global markets: Check features
Kia Motors has revealed the facelifted version of the Seltos SUV. It will go on sale in the international markets before setting its foot in India.
29 Jun 2022Hyundai
Rivaling Tesla Model 3, Hyundai introduces IONIQ 6: Check features
Hyundai has taken the wraps off its new electric sedan, the IONIQ 6. The brand had pitched the car as an 'electrified streamliner.'
28 Jun 2022Latest automobiles
Kia Sonet X Line variant coming soon: Check features, price
Kia Motors is expected to unveil the X Line variant of its popular offering, the Sonet in India soon.
27 Jun 2022Hyundai
Hyundai VENUE v/s Kia Sonet: Which one is better?
Hyundai recently unveiled the facelifted version of its VENUE compact SUV in the Indian market.
24 Jun 2022Global NCAP
Kia Carens scores 3-star rating in Global NCAP crash test
Kia Carens has received a three-star safety rating in a crash test conducted by the Global New Car Assessment Program (Global NCAP).
21 Jun 2022Tata Nexon
Kia Sonet crosses 1.5 lakh unit sales milestone in India
Kia Motors has surpassed the 1.5 lakh unit sales milestone with its Sonet model in India. It took the compact SUV just 21 months to achieve the feat.
02 Jun 2022Electric Vehicles in India
Kia EV6 v/s BMW i4: Which one should you buy?
South Korean automaker Kia Motors has finally introduced its EV6 crossover in India.
02 Jun 2022Electric Vehicles in India
Kia EV6 launched at Rs. 60 lakh: Check features
Kia Motors has finally launched its EV6 car in India. It is offered in two versions, namely GT Line and GT Line AWD.
30 May 2022Electric Cars
Here's how much Kia EV6 will cost in India
The prices of the upcoming, all-electric EV6 by Kia Motors have been leaked ahead of its launch in India on June 2.
29 May 2022Electric Cars
Kia EV6 will be available in 12 cities: Details here
Kia Motors is all set to launch its all-electric EV6 crossover in India on June 2.
29 May 2022NewsBytes Auto Reviews
2022 Kia EV6 review: Should you buy it?
The Indian car market is suddenly engulfed by a swarm of new EVs and the latest one is from Kia Motors.
26 May 2022Electric Cars
Prior to launch in India, bookings of Kia EV6 commence
Kia Motors has officially commenced the bookings for its all-electric EV6 crossover in India. The car can be booked against a token amount of Rs. 3 lakh.
24 May 2022Electric Vehicles in India
Kia EV6 to be launched in India on June 2
Kia Motors will officially introduce its all-electric EV6 crossover in India on June 2. The company will commence pre-bookings for the car on May 26.
18 May 2022Electric Vehicles in India
Prior to launch, specifications of India-specific Kia EV6 revealed
South Korean automaker Kia Motors will commence pre-bookings for its EV6 electric car in India from May 26 onward and launch it in June.
09 May 2022Latest automobiles
2023 Kia Soul hatchback goes official in four trim levels
South Korean automaker Kia Motors has unveiled the 2023 version of its Soul hatchback. It is offered in four trims, namely LX, S, EX, and GT-Line.
21 Apr 2022Electric Vehicles in India
Kia EV6's bookings in India to start on May 26
Kia Motors will start accepting bookings for its EV6 car in India from May 26 onward and will launch it here within the next few months. To recall, it debuted in the global markets last year.
15 Apr 2022Latest automobiles
2023 Kia Telluride goes official; gets two new rugged trims
Kia Motors has unveiled its 2023 Telluride SUV at the New York International Auto Show.
08 Apr 2022Kia Seltos
2022 Kia Seltos launched in India at Rs. 10.2 lakh
South Korean automaker Kia Motors has launched the 2022 iteration of its Seltos SUV. The car is available in eight trims, including HTE, HTK, HTK+, HTX, HTX+, GTX(O), GTX+, and X Line.
08 Apr 2022Electric Cars
Kia EV6 to be launched in India soon; spotted testing
South Korean automaker Kia Motors is gearing up to launch the EV6 electric car in India. In the latest development, the battery-powered crossover has been spotted testing on Indian roads, suggesting an imminent launch.
04 Apr 2022Latest automobiles
Kia Carens MPV becomes costlier in India: Check new prices
South Korean automaker Kia Motors has raised the prices of its Carens MPV in India.
04 Apr 2022Latest automobiles
New features for the Kia Sonet in India: Check details
Kia Motors will offer new features in its Sonet subcompact SUV soon. They will be introduced when the car's prices are hiked in India.
26 Mar 2022Kia Seltos
2022 Kia Seltos spied testing: What all is changing?
South Korean automaker Kia Motors is gearing up to launch the 2022 iteration of its Seltos SUV. In the latest development, the four-wheeler has been spotted testing once again.
24 Mar 2022Electric Vehicles in India
Kia EV6 electric crossover to debut in India by June
Kia Motors will launch its EV6 car in India by June, an Autocar report has claimed. It is already available in the global markets.
11 Mar 2022Latest automobiles
Kia Carens registers over 50,000 bookings in India
Kia Motors has announced that the bookings for its Carens MPV, which was launched in February, have crossed the 50,000 milestone in India.
22 Feb 2022Electric Vehicles in India
Kia EV6 trademarked in India; may launch this year
South Korean automaker Kia Motors has trademarked the EV6 electric car in India. It could be launched here in the second half of this year.
22 Feb 2022NewsBytes Auto Reviews
Kia Carens (diesel automatic) review: Should you buy it?
With aggressive pricing, the Kia Carens has stormed into the fiercely contested 3-row vehicle category and aims to give its rivals tough competition.
22 Feb 2022Kia Seltos
Select variants of Kia Seltos and Carnival discontinued in India
South Korean automaker Kia Motors has discontinued the mid-spec HTK+ AT (diesel) model of the Seltos SUV and the base-end Premium (7-seater) trim of the Carnival MPV in India.
21 Feb 2022Latest automobiles
Kia Carens registers over 19,000 bookings in India; deliveries underway
Kia Motors has started delivering its all-new Carens MPV to buyers in India. Touted as a "recreational vehicle," the family mover was launched in the country on February 15.
16 Feb 2022Latest automobiles
Kia Carens variants explained: Which one offers best value?
Kia Motors has introduced its Carens MPV in India. It is up for grabs in five trim levels, namely, Premium, Prestige, Prestige Plus, Luxury, and Luxury Plus.
15 Feb 2022Latest automobiles
Kia Carens launched in India at Rs. 9 lakh
South Korean automaker Kia Motors has launched its Carens SUV in India. It is offered in five variants, namely, Premium, Prestige, Prestige Plus, Luxury, and Luxury Plus.