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The Kia Sorento evolution story, an on-going journey to exce...

Now available in most markets, the 3rd generation Sorento has been well received by customers and auto communities worldwide and has already won several major awards including the Red Dot design award, iF design award and the highest five-star crash safety rating by Euro NCAP. Originally developed as Kia’s first crossover SUV model, the first generation Sorento exploded onto the automotive scene in 2002. Before we walk down memory lane and see how it has evolved into an ideal SUV for today’s motorists, let’s take a look at the Sorento of yesterday and today.

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Conquer Mini Motor Racing WRT with Kia vehicles

Ever dream about hitting the streets in your Kia and just opening it up, power sliding around corners and gunning it down the straights to victory? Well now you can! Mini Motor WRT brings all the street racing excitement you can handle straight to your smartphone, and best of all, it’s jam packed with officially licensed Kia vehicles.

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iF Design Award honors the all-new Kia Sorento

Outstanding design has been Kia’s signature brand value since the hiring of Peter Schreyer as our Chief Design Officer in 2006. Today, we have been honored with yet another prestigious iF Design Award for our flagship SUV, all-new Sorento, marking Kia’s seventh iF Design Award. The all-new Sorento has been recognized for its stylish and practical design features along with its high level of innovation.

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Kia Motors Europe breaks production records in 2014

Kia Motors Slovakia set its highest record for production in 2014 with more than 323,000 cars and 493,000 engines produced at its Zilina production facility, the sole European manufacturing plant owned by Kia Motors. That represents a 3 percent increase in car production output compared to the previous year. Thanks to the increased demand from its major markets, including Russia, United Kingdom, and Germany, the Zilina plant was able to run at full production capacity.

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Kia looking forward to Copa América 2015 Chile

From June 11 to July 4 next year, football fever will engulf the South American continent once again during the 44th Copa América 2015 hosted by Chile. Kia is excited to take part in this world-class event as a platinum sponsor of the football championship for national teams within South America. After successfully sponsoring three World Cups, we are very proud to continue to bring the excitement of football at the Copa América Championship to fans all around South America.

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Meet the UEFA EURO 2016™ Mascot with Kia!

The official mascot for the UEFA EURO 2016 TM, sponsored by Kia has been revealed. The half-boy, half-hero mascot, who has the magic power to fly around the globe and connect people through the power of football, will appear at key events for the UEFA EURO 2016TM Tournament and meet football fans from around the globe. He will be featured with Kia Sportage, the best-selling CUV model in France.


Kia at the 2014 Moscow International Motor Show

From Geneva to New York to Beijing, Kia has been busy this year with appearances at all of the world’s greatest motor shows. This time, we hit Russia! From August 29th to September 7th, Kia is presenting its latest in innovation and style at the 2014 Moscow International Automobile Salon. The MIAS is the hottest motor show in Russia, both in terms of size and the level of attention it attracts. There, Kia will be showcasing the Kia Quoris and Soul EV models, and organizers expect that Kia will attract more than 1 million attendants to the Crocus Expo during the exhibition period.


Kia drives the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™

This summer, Kia is officially responsible for the transportation of all teams, officials, delegates and official VIP during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™. As an Official Automotive Partner of FIFA, Kia handed over the 410-vehicle fleet during a handover ceremony at Arena de Sao Paulo in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Hello from Geneva!

Check out Kia in Geneva, Switzerland, for the 84th Salon International de I’Automobile, also known as the Geneva Motor Show.

Wonder Woman-inspired Kia Sportage lassos New York

Kia Motors has teamed up with DC Entertainment and Super Street magazine to build a head-turning Kia Sportage inspired by Wonder Woman’s power, inspiration and sense of equality.

Spy Shots of Kia Police Cars in New James Bond Film – ...

The world’s most famous movie franchise – 007, James Bond – will feature the Kia Optima and Sportage on the side of the good-guys when the next installment, Skyfall, opens this autumn.

Explore All Things Sportage with this New App

If you’re a past, current or potential Kia Sportage owner who enjoys exploring car info interactively then you’ll love our new Kia Sportage iPad app.

The Art of the Daily Commute

This past April we commissioned Young Geun to paint and exhibit some Kia inspired pieces at a Seoul subway station to brighten its hectic and dreary atmosphere while inspiring others to find beauty in the road often traveled.


359 passenger cars will keep UEFA EURO 2012™ moving

Kia is supplying numerous design-acclaimed models as official tournament vehicles, such as the All-new cee’d, Rio and Sportage, which are among the top selling models in Europe.


Kia Motors’ PPL means success for TV dramas

Have you ever called to order pizza after watching your favorite character eat pizza on TV? It may be a coincidence, or it could be the outcome of indirect advertising by a pizza maker.

The key to boosting Sportage’s fuel economy: Low rolling r...

The all-new Sportage features numerous technologies including a high-performance engine to secure world-class fuel economy. Today, let’s look at the technology behind Sportage tires that make it one of the most fuel-efficient vehicle. Sportage is equipped with low rolling resistance (LRR) tires to make it a car that is both environmentally friendly and economical. Rolling [...]

How did we make the all-new Sportage TV commercial?

Hello. Today, I’d like to introduce you to the story behind the creation of the ad for Kia’s compact SUV, all-new Sportage.

Dynamax™ AWD system

The Sportage is outfitted with a newly developed electronic all-wheel drive (AWD) system. The newly applied AWD system offers greater responsiveness compared to the previous electronic magnetic coil method and employs an electronic hydraulic motor method that can reduce vibrations and noise to deliver a smoother driving experience. The use of a hydraulic motor allows [...]

Congratulations, Australia!

Hello. My name is D.K. Lim of the Overseas Product Team and I am in charge of Kia powertrains as well as our large passenger cars and RVs. Generally, the ride and handling of our new cars have been developed to suit the specific road conditions, environment and driving characteristics of various regions of the [...]

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Central & South American press tour in San Francisco

Two weeks ago, Kia Motors Corporation and offices from Central and South America invited a group of journalists to San Francisco to enjoy the all-new Kia Sportage for a regional test drive. Since the SUV will become available in their markets later in the year, this was the first time many of the journalists were [...]

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