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Kia tops J.D. Power’s rankings again this year

Continuing a multi-year string of quality and reliability awards and accolades, J.D. Power’s 2017 Initial Quality Study (IQS) has again recognised Kia Motors as the highest-ranking nameplate in the United States for the second year in a row. Kia’s improvement

Kia chases down dominant Skoda in driver review

It’s fair to say that the ultimate judges of a good car are the owner drivers and the Kia cee’d owners have voted the model as ‘Best Compact Family Car’ in the recent UK 2017 Driver Power – New Car

Kia launches explainer video for Care-3 service plans

Kia Motors Ireland has launched a simple 3 minute explainer video for its Care-3 service plans. David O’Connor, Head of Aftersales at Kia Motors Ireland explains: “Family-Like-Care” has been our mantra at Kia Motors Aftersales for a number of years

Impressive new Kia Picanto set to drive on

The all-new Kia Picanto goes on sale in Ireland from May 2nd. with an entry-level price of €13,295. It features a bolder, new exterior design and modern cabin with what their designer describes as a ‘floating’ touchscreen. It also offers new in-car technologies

KIA new breakdown assistance on hybrids and EVs

Kia Ireland has agree with AA Ireland to provide breakdown assistance to those who purchase the new Kia Niro Hybrid, marking a significant step forward for the motoring organisation and the future of the industry in Ireland. The partnership, which will

All-new Kia Rio has gone on sale here

The all-new Kia Rio has just gone on sale here with prices start from €15,950. It comes with a wide choice of four engines and four trim levels. This is the fourth generation of Kia’s popular supermini and it is

KIA’s stylish new supermini – the Rio Grande

The fourth-generation Kia Rio, which was previewed at the Paris Motor Show last October, goes on sale here soon. I travelled to Portugal to get a first drive. It is larger and more spacious than the previous model. It has

Kia Niro sets hybrid world record for lowest fuel consumption

Arriving at New York City Hall in downtown Manhattan, the 2017 Kia Niro officially received a Guinness World Record title for the lowest fuel consumption driving across the USA from coast to coast (hybrid car). The new record-setting mark is

2018 Kia Stinger makes world debut at NAIAS

The Kia Stinger makes its world debut today at the North American International Auto Show.  Set to make its European debut in Geneva, and go on sale in Ireland in October, the Stinger is a five-passenger fastback sports saloon poised

World premiere for all-new Kia Rio at Paris Show

The all-new, fourth-generation Kia Rio will make its world premiere at the end of this month at the Paris Motor Show. Kia says that the Rio’s progressive new exterior and interior design was led by Kia’s design centres in Germany