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Kia Rio EcoDynamics wins Business Car Manager environmental award

The Kia Rio 1.1 CRDi EcoDynamics has picked up a further prize for its environmental credentials having been awarded the title of ‘Best sub-100g/km business car’ in the Business Car Manager Best Business Car 2012 Awards. Available with CO2 outputs as low as 85g/km – the lowest of any non-electric vehicle currently on sale – and […]



Kia Sportage repeats its CarBuyer Awards success and is joined by Rio

Triumphant last year in the inaugural CarBuyer Car of the Year Awards, the Kia Sportage has repeated the feat in 2012 by capturing the Best 4×4 title. And it has been joined by its sibling, the Kia Rio – honoured as CarBuyer’s Green Car in that award’s first ever appearance! The CarBuyer website gives straight-forward, […]



Kia Rio 3-door goes on sale

Rio available in three door guise for the first time Same engine and trim line-up as the five door Available to order now from UK showrooms £600 saving compared to the equivalent five door versions Priced from £9,995 OTR The new Kia Rio is available to order now in three door guise for the first […]



What Car? Ultra Low Carbon award for Kia

Kia has scooped the What Car? Ultra Low Carbon Award for the environmental contribution made by all its latest new car introductions. Praised for its “dramatic progress” in launching cars with the “lowest average CO2 emissions” over the last 12 months, Editor in Chief, Chas Hallett said Kia was making “leaps that catch us out!” What […]



Kia Picanto Euro NCAP results – Clarification of UK specification

The Picanto was included in Euro NCAP’s latest test results today and received criticism for not having Electronic Stability Control as standard. Whilst a ‘four star’ rating for Picanto was anticipated, and is in line with many vehicles in the A-segment, Kia Motors (UK) Limited would like to clarify that all versions of UK specification […]



The new Kia Rio

The all-new 4th generation Rio goes on sale in the UK on 1st September and is a major step forward in Kia’s relentless drive to upgrade the style and quality of its entire model range while hammering down fuel consumption and CO2 figures. By 2012 Kia aims to have the newest product line-up on offer […]