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Why Kia

Welcome to the home of inspiring movement. Here you’ll find stories that align with our ‘Why’. This is the place to keep up to date with all the ways Kia is moving progress, inspiration and innovation within South Africa and across the globe. We love sharing what we’re working on. Experience Kia is a place where you can also ‘Drive’ our new vehicles from the comfort of your chair by staying up to date with new models, reviews and innovations in the Kia garage. If you’re looking to ‘Buy’ a Kia you’ll find details and advice on all things related to your potential purchase. We’re here to help. We believe owning a Kia should be easy. If you’re an owner #MyKia is the space for you to empower yourself to move with confidence through every step of your personal journey with us.

Starting with style in the Kia Sonet

You’ve been thinking about getting an SUV, haven't you? What if we told you that you’ve landed on just the right page and the...

Experience performance, practicality and style with the Kia Sonet Turbo

Justin Jacobs, who is a vehicle connoisseur and massive petrol head, had the pleasure of testing out the turbocharged motor engine added onto the...

Outrun Expectations in the Kia Rio

With Rear Park Distance Control, Auto defog system, an 8-inch colour touchscreen audio system, and so much more, the Kia Rio truly gives you...

Arrive Happy in the Kia Seltos

The movement that inspires too seeks inspiration from many things, one of them being Greek mythology, which helped bring about the Kia Seltos. Inspired...

The K2700 – Everything your business needs

The K2700 An employee who has it all may not exist, but a vehicle that has it all most definitely does! The K2700 is the...

Discover how you can arrive happy in the Kia Seltos

Get ready for a close-up look at the 2023 Kia Seltos through the eyes of NamWheels editor Hanjo Stier. Known for his passion for...

Smile Foundation

Kia believes that we can assist in making joy visible through the smiles of our nation’s children, which is why we support Smile Foundation on an annual basis. The organisation has a comprehensive healthcare vision for children living with facial conditions, and facilitates surgery for children with treatable facial anomalies.

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Seven7 Drive for Kids with Cancer

Prevention is better than cure, which is why Kia was an inaugural partner to the annual Seven7 Drive for Kids with Cancer. Every year, we drive to seven cities in South Africa in seven days, visiting seven hospitals along the way, delivering toys & essentials to kids with cancer. In doing so, we not only raise awareness on early detection of childhood cancer, but also raise funds for Cupcakes of Hope.

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RADA is a non-profit organisation committed to the eradication of society’s gravest and most pressing social ills. RADA is your place of renewal, an acronym for rape, alcohol, drug, abuse. At RADA, the focus is on self-responsibility and self-awareness, an important attribute that can redefine the way we treat others. RADA’s healing approach resonates with Kia’s values, and we annually contribute financially to assist the organisation in delivering food and other essentials to their various adopted homes, centres and projects.

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Little Eden

With Kia’s South African Head Office based in Edenvale, Johannesburg, it’s important for us to also make a difference in the community we operate in. Little Eden aims to care, enhance and develop children as well as adults with profound intellectual disability to find joy in life, despite their limitations. Little Eden provides comfort, space and time for the children and adults, and we support them on this journey by fulfilling their requirements to keep the facility running.

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Home of Hope for Girls

Aligned with Kia’s goal of bettering the lives of those most vulnerable, our support of Home of Hope for Girls in Johannesburg allows us to assist in providing a safe haven to children and teens who have survived abusive situations, predominantly linked to child sex trafficking.

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Beeld Kinderfonds

At Kia, we believe in the betterment of opportunities for our nation’s youth, and remain committed to supporting established, credible organisations that align with this goal. Our support of the Beeld Kinderfonds, which supports the basic and therapeutic needs of many homeless, orphaned and disabled children, is an investment in the future of our nation.

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Starting with style in the Kia Sonet

You’ve been thinking about getting an SUV, haven't you? What if we told you that you’ve landed on just the right page and the dream SUV you’ve been looking for is right here? Our friends over at AutoTrader took it upon themselves to test out the dynamic, stylish and functional Kia Sonet. Go on. Read more about this versatile beauty. Kia Sonet EX+ 1.0T-GDi (2022) Review The local Kia Sonet range gets a new engine. A 1.0-litre turbocharged 3-cylinder engine gives a little more punch and excitement while still being easy at the fuel pumps. A sonnet as simply defined by Dictionary.com is a poem that properly expresses a single idea, thought or sentiment in 14 lines. This is the name Kia decided to designate for their comprehensive subcompact crossover SUV. The idea being it's a classy and sporty entry into the world of SUV ownership. It's rather befitting as the vehicle makes a...