Following its debut at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA), the latest addition to the Picanto range, the All-New Picanto X-Line went on sale on 9 January 2018 at Kia showrooms. The ‘X-Line’ variant, Kia say, further broadens the appeal of their city car, with styling that draws inspiration from the company’s SUV model lines,… Read More News: PICANTO LINE-UP EXPANDS WITH THE ARRIVAL OF X-LINE EDITION
It’s been brought to MotorMartin’s attention recently that the rather excellent Kia Picanto has picked up the accolade for Most User-Friendly Tech at the Car Tech Awards 2017. The Car Tech Awards are judged by a panel of experts from Carbuyer and Alphr, who test the best new car technology launched over the past 12… Read More News: KIA PICANTO WINS MOST USER-FRIENDLY TECH AT CAR TECH AWARDS
Following a busy period of sales success and important new product launches, Kia Motors (UK) Ltd. have shared with MotorMartin that they also have yet more to celebrate as What Car? Magazine announce the winners of their tightly contested and intrinsically judged 2018 Used Car Awards. After much scrutiny and competitor analysis, it’s been explained… Read More News: KIA CEE’D AND SORENTO VICTORIOUS IN 2018 WHAT CAR? USED CAR AWARDS
Kia have shared with MotorMartin recently that their products have topped the nomination list for the World Car of the Year Awards with six nominations for its newly launched products around the world. Impressive. It’s been explained to the news desk up here on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers that the WCOTY jurors will… Read More News: KIA LEADS WORLD CAR OF THE YEAR NOMINATIONS
It’s always an interesting time of year for sales figures preceding the traditional change of number plate in September and yet in a month where the UK car market was down 9.3 per cent, Kia Motors (UK) Ltd. have shared with MotorMartin that they have posted another successful month of sales with the Kia Sportage,… Read More News: KIA SPORTAGE IN TOP TEN BEST SELLERS IN JULY
Kia Motors (UK) Ltd have informed MotorMartin that they are pleased to announce yet another reason to take ownership of an all-new Picanto, following its launch and highly positive reception on 1 May. As part of the brand’s second-quarter offers, the new city car now benefits from free motor insurance for up to one year.… Read More News: ALL-NEW PICANTO CUSTOMERS TO RECEIVE ONE-YEAR FREE INSURANCE
It’s no surprise to MotorMartin to see that continuing high customer demand and a new year SUV special sales event have combined to helped Kia set a new all-time January sales record of 7,661 – taking the brand to eighth in the UK new car sales charts. Indeed, a quick browse through MotorMartin’s reviews of… Read More News: KIA ENJOY A FLYING START TO 2017 WITH BEST EVER JANUARY SALES
MotorMartin was fortunate recently to spend a week with Kia’s rather marvellous Picanto 1.0 litre SR7 Edition, a rather superb little City Car that received a positive review due to its do anything and go anywhere personality, which can be read about here as well as MotorMartin’s YouTube review which showed off the Kia’s attention… Read More News: KIA TO UNVEIL ALL-NEW PICANTO
Checkout MotorMartin’s YouTube video review below. Where will you go?
The following review was published in the 3rd Dec edition of the Warwickshire Advertiser, p37 and on MotorMartin’s sister site, Blacktopmedia.co.uk recently. The Picanto SR7 is a good looking, City Car. Kia’s familiar ‘Tiger’ grill, large front fog lights, 14” steel wheels and bright yellow body work combine well together and when added to the strong… Read More Kia Picanto 1.0 Petrol ‘SR7’ 3dr: Good Day Sunshine
Rather unbelievably, starting with white wall tyres and £1 deposits to an industry leading seven year warranty and numerous design awards, Kia Motors (UK) Ltd is celebrating 25 years in the UK. A quarter of a century! The brand first started trading here in 1991, selling just under 1,800 cars in the UK in that… Read More News: KIA CELEBRATES 25 YEARS IN THE UK
After spending time with Kia’s excellent Sportage just a few short weeks ago, news has now arrived at MotorMartin Towers regarding the excellent Kia Picanto and how it has recently been awarded the highest ranking in the city car segment according to the J.D. Power 2016 UK Vehicle Dependability Study. The study, now in its… Read More News: KIA PICANTO TOPS CITY CAR SEGMENT IN 2016 J.D. POWER SURVEY
MotorMartin has spoken before about the positive impact that the previous generation Sportage has had on Kia’s fortunes and reputation and how the latest model has continued that trend. Recently Kia have also performed strongly in the 2016 J D Power survey and now news has arrived at MotorMartin Towers regarding Kia’s next step towards dominance as Kia Motors UK Ltd is set to continue a… Read More News: KIA HEADS INTO SUMMER WITH NEW Q3 DEALS
In more good news for the UK motor industry, Kia announced their best ever September sales figures and a record breaking quarter three overall. I think that it’s safe to say that with a vastly improved family aesthetic and an attention to detail with both the exterior and interior getting equal attention, Kia has successfully reinvented… Read More News: BEST EVER SEPTEMBER SALES AID RECORD BREAKING QUARTER THREE FOR KIA UK.