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All-New Kia Stonic revealed
Posted on 20 June 2017

All-New Kia Stonic revealed

The highly anticipated Kia Stonic has finally been revealed ahead of its launch in the UK later in 2017. Set to join the ever-growing B-SUV market that accounts for 7% of sales, it is forecast to grow to more than 2 million sales annually by 2020.


Jennings Motor Group supports Council’s family fun day event
Posted on 20 June 2017

Jennings Motor Group supports Council’s family fun day event

Jennings Motor Group is supporting Stockton Borough Council’s annual Fire Engine and Vintage Vehicle Show - taking place this weekend. On Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th June, members of the public are being invited to Preston Park Museum in Stockton for a fun filled day out for all the family.


Kia Stinger design secrets revealed
Posted on 20 June 2017

Kia Stinger design secrets revealed

Set for its official release later in 2017, the much awaited Kia Stinger blends stunning design with impressive performance. Taking Kia in a new direction, the Stinger represents the culmination of many years of hard taking it from concept and into production. Big names in Kia’s design team have painstakingly ensured that the Kia Stinger does not fail to disappoint. Hidden in the Kia Stinger are little-known design features that make it even more intriguing.


We've got the Eye of the Tiger at Jennings Kia!
Posted on 16 June 2017

We've got the Eye of the Tiger at Jennings Kia!

Jennings Motor Group have taken their one of their vehicles to the next level, enhancing a Kia Soul Sport and turning it into a wild animal! The used Kia Soul 1.6T GDi Sport 5dr DCT Hatchback has been customised with one of a kind tiger stripes, giving an exotic look to the 200BHP vehicle, and causing heads to turn at the Jennings Kia Stockton dealership.


Kia Stonic images revealed
Posted on 08 June 2017

Kia Stonic images revealed

Kia has released images of a new SUV that has been given the title of the Stonic. Looking to be inspired by the current Sorento and Sportage, it features the signature Kia Tiger Nose and sleek contours.


Jennings Kia sets the wheels in motion for Council’s Cycling event
Posted on 08 June 2017

Jennings Kia sets the wheels in motion for Council’s Cycling event

Jennings Kia, part of the multi-award winning Jennings Motor Group, is wheeling in support for Stockton Borough Council’s forthcoming annual Cycling Festival. The group’s Concorde Way dealership has teamed up with the council after agreeing to donate the use of nine models from the Kia range as support vehicles for the event - which is scheduled to take place on Friday 14 through to and including Sunday 16 July.


Kia Stinger order book opens in domestic market
Posted on 12 May 2017

Kia Stinger order book opens in domestic market

Ahead of the impending UK launch of the Kia Stinger later in the year, Kia has opened the order book for the Korean market. With much speculation and anticipation, Kia has decided to showcase the car in its domestic market first.


All-new sporty Picanto ticks the box with customers at Jennings Kia
Posted on 09 May 2017

All-new sporty Picanto ticks the box with customers at Jennings Kia

Kia Customers of Jennings Kia, part of the multi-award winning Jennings Motor Group, have been quick off the mark to get their hands on the all-new stylish, sporty and sophisticated Picanto city car.


Kia Niro Reviewed by The Guardian
Posted on 08 May 2017

Kia Niro Reviewed by The Guardian

The award-winning Kia Niro has continued to impress the motor industry since it was released in 2016. Whilst undergoing a resent road test The Guardian’s described the Niro as “A family car, it has the lot”. Jennings Motor Group takes a look at takes a look


Jennings Motor Group donates car to GNAAS
Posted on 27 April 2017

Jennings Motor Group donates car to GNAAS

The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) and Jennings Motor Group are scheduled to kick-start the charity’s annual car raffle campaign this weekend at Middlesbrough Football Club’s Riverside Stadium. This is the second consecutive year the motor dealer group has supported the charity, which provides air ambulance services across the North East, North Yorkshire and Cumbria, by making a pledge to raise as much cash as well as donating a brand new motor for the annual fundraising drive.


Professional batsman ‘Jennings’ strikes a deal with Jennings Kia
Posted on 26 April 2017

Professional batsman ‘Jennings’ strikes a deal with Jennings Kia

Part of a 12-month sponsorship deal, South African-born Keaton, 24, who currently lives in Chester-le-Street, County Durham, has just taken delivery of a brand new Kia Sportage 1.6 GDi Level 1 model at the group’s Jennings Kia dealership based in Washington.


Kia’s Care-3 package offers added peace of mind motoring to Jennings’ customers
Posted on 11 April 2017

Kia’s Care-3 package offers added peace of mind motoring to Jennings’ customers

Customers purchasing a brand new motor at Jennings Kia, part of the multi award winning Jennings Motor Group, are taking advantage of a free three-year service deal.


All new Kia Picanto review
Posted on 29 March 2017

All new Kia Picanto review

Since first hitting the UK roads in 2004, the Kia Picanto has been offering affordable motoring and practicality in the growing city car market. With the current edition launched in 2011, the latest version is set to arrive at Jennings Kia in May 2017.


New Kia Stonic testing images leaked
Posted on 20 March 2017

New Kia Stonic testing images leaked

Images of the eagerly awaited Kia Stonic have been leaked after it was spied undergoing testing recently. The images taken within the Arctic Circle include the obligatory camouflage to try and disguise the outer from prying eyes.


Mirrorless cars to be the future for Kia?
Posted on 15 March 2017

Mirrorless cars to be the future for Kia?

With the innovations continuing at a pace within the industry, are mirrorless cars set to appear on the roads in the near future? For the past few years manufacturers have been photographed testing autonomous vehicles and with this in mind concept cars have been appearing without wing mirrors included.


Kia reveals new Plug-In Hybrid models at Geneva Motor Show
Posted on 07 March 2017

Kia reveals new Plug-In Hybrid models at Geneva Motor Show

Continuing Kia’s Plug-In Hybrid revolution two new editions have been revealed as part of Kia displays at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show. Following on from the recent launch of the Kia Optima Plug-In edition, new Kia Niro and Kia Optima SW Plug-In Hybrids are set to be added to the new car offer.


New Kia Picanto makes world public debut
Posted on 07 March 2017

New Kia Picanto makes world public debut

The eagerly awaited Kia Picanto has had its public launch at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show. Set to arrive at Jennings Kia later in the year, the new Kia Picanto will incorporate the signature Kia Tiger Nose Grille, muscular front bumper and be available in an impressive 11 different paint options.


New Rio model launches at Jennings Kia
Posted on 01 February 2017

New Rio model launches at Jennings Kia

There’s a new car on the block and it’s been delivered to Jennings Kia, part of the multi-award winning Jennings Motor Group. The fourth-generation Kia Rio, previewed at the Paris Motor Show last autumn, is on display and available to test drive at Jennings Kia’s Stockton and Washington branches.


New Kia Rio set to arrive at Jennings Kia
Posted on 19 January 2017

New Kia Rio set to arrive at Jennings Kia

The all-new Kia Rio is arriving at Jennings Kia from Wednesday 1 February 2017. Set to incorporate the signature Tiger nose grille, the all-new Kia Rio will start at £11,995. With a new bold design that incorporates freshly designed headlights that include new U-shaped LED daytime running lights.


Kia Stinger specifications released
Posted on 19 January 2017

Kia Stinger specifications released

Ahead of the upcoming launch of the Kia Stinger in the UK, Kia has revealed the specifications that can be expected. Expected to join the Kia new car range in the third quarter of 2017, the Stinger will be the first rear wheel drive.