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About Kia

Kia Motors Corporation is Korea's oldest manufacturer of motor vehicles. Founded in 1944 and with over 2.5 million Kia vehicles produced annually, Kia is a maker of quality vehicles for the young-at-heart. As the second largest vehicle manufacturer in Asia and reported to be the fifth largest in the world, as part of the Hyundai-Kia Automotive Group Kia strives to become one of the world’s best and largest vehicle manufacturers, leading vehicle innovation and motoring satisfaction onto international showroom floors and driving spirited competition in the motoring arena.

Spanning 172 countries worldwide, Kia Motors houses 15 Kia vehicle manufacturing plants and 6 Research and Development centers incorporating style, design and leading technologies into the Kia models assembly. With a staff compliment of 47 000 employees all contributing to the sales of 2.1 million Kia vehicles annually by way of ensuring assembly, manufacturing, sales and marketing, the Kia quality is guaranteed and has been responsible for the tremendous growth the Kia brand has experienced.

Kia South Africa customers are assured of unsurpassed vehicle warranties on Kia models by Kia South Africa, giving a consumer confidence not experienced before.

The 2012 JD Powers Owner Loyalty Survey shows that Kia performed particularly well in customer retention and is currently ranked 5th internationally on the JD Powers 2012 Customer Retention Study.

The Power to Surprise represents the company's global commitment to surprise the world by providing exciting & inspiring experiences that go beyond expectations. Driving cars is all about travelling and the Kia Motors journey has been an extraordinary one.

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