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Rugged Kia Picanto X-Line arrives at Jennings Kia
Posted on 19 January 2018

Rugged Kia Picanto X-Line arrives at Jennings Kia

Jennings Kia has taken delivery of the latest addition to the Picanto range- the rugged X-Line. Perfectly blending cross-over design with the latest Kia Picanto, the bold and assertive design is unique in its class.


Kia Stinger named Best Performance Car 2018
Posted on 19 January 2018

Kia Stinger named Best Performance Car 2018

Since its launch in 2017 to the UK market in 2017, the Kia Stinger has been impressing the motor industry. To add to this it has recently been named ‘Best Performance Car’ at the 2018 UK Car of the Year Awards.


Kia reveals plans for 25 electrified vehicles
Posted on 09 January 2018

Kia reveals plans for 25 electrified vehicles

Set to join the existing plug-in and hybrid vehicles currently available in the Kia new car range, a further 16 new electrified vehicles have been announced at the leading Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.


Free three year servicing at Jennings Kia SUV Event
Posted on 28 December 2017

Free three year servicing at Jennings Kia SUV Event

To celebrate the New Year and the award-winning Kia SUV range, Jennings Kia is offering free of charge Kia Care-3 service plans with every new Kia SUV when ordered by Wednesday 31 January 2018.


Kia Stinger named in best road tests of 2017
Posted on 21 December 2017

Kia Stinger named in best road tests of 2017

The latest addition to the Kia new car range has been impressing motor publications since its launch. Leading magazine and website Auto Express has name the Kia Stinger as one best road tested cars of the year. Jennings Motor Group takes a look at why the Stinger made the list.


New Kia Stinger and Stonic awarded maximum safety rating
Posted on 19 December 2017

New Kia Stinger and Stonic awarded maximum safety rating

The two latest Kia models to join the award-winning new car range have recently achieved the highest rating for safety. Both the Kia Stinger Gran Turismo and Kia Stinger SUV have awarded five stars by Euro NCAP.


Purdham family delighted to win brand new car in charity raffle
Posted on 14 December 2017

Purdham family delighted to win brand new car in charity raffle

Christmas came early for a Carlisle family, when they won a brand new motor, courtesy of North East Motor dealer, Jennings, and the Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS).


All-New Kia Stinger joins Australian Police Force
Posted on 12 December 2017

All-New Kia Stinger joins Australian Police Force

Since the worldwide launch of the All-New Kia Stinger, the high performance car has been impressing the motor industry and drivers alike. Taking this a step further, what appears to be the first Stinger police car has been spied.


Kia Stinger named finalist in European Car of the Year 2018
Posted on 29 November 2017

Kia Stinger named finalist in European Car of the Year 2018

The All-New Kia Stinger has been impressing both motor industry critics and the public alike since it was launched earlier in the year. With superb handling, impressive ride and powerful performance, the Stinger has been named in the final seven of the 2018 European Car of Year nominees.


Kia Sorento and Cee’d scoop What Car awards
Posted on 28 November 2017

Kia Sorento and Cee’d scoop What Car awards

Following a year of exciting new product releases and increased sales year in year, Kia has more to celebrate thanks to two leading industry awards. What Car? has recently named the Kia Sorento and Cee’d as Used Car award winners.


All-new Stinger lands at Jennings Kia
Posted on 15 November 2017

All-new Stinger lands at Jennings Kia

The waiting is over for Teesside and Wearside motorists wanting to get behind the wheel of Kia’s first Gran Turismo and rear-wheel-drive model – the all-new Stinger - at Jennings.


Driving test set to change in December 2017
Posted on 10 November 2017

Driving test set to change in December 2017

To keep in line with changes that modern day modernists face on the road today, the DVLA has announced a number of changes that are going to be implemented. Coming into practice from Monday 4 December 2017 the driving test in England, Scotland and Wales will include new skill requirements.


All-New Kia Stinger gets West Coast Custom makeover
Posted on 01 November 2017

All-New Kia Stinger gets West Coast Custom makeover

Ahead of the official launch of the Kia Stinger leading custom company West Coast Customs has given the latest Kia GT model a special makeover. Jennings Kia takes a look at the one off ‘wide-body’ at the 2017 SEMA debut of this modified Grand Tourer.


All-new super Stonic arrives at Jennings Kia
Posted on 31 October 2017

All-new super Stonic arrives at Jennings Kia

Motorists across Wearside and Teesside can now test drive Kia’s very first CUV model – the all-new Stonic – at Jennings Kia. The group’s new dealership on Stadium Way in Sunderland, the Parsons Road branch in Washington, and the Concorde Way site in Stockton, have taken delivery of the latest urban crossover model to join the popular Kia range.


Jennings Motor Group launches new Kia dealership in Sunderland
Posted on 19 October 2017

Jennings Motor Group launches new Kia dealership in Sunderland

Jennings Motor Group has further expanded its business in the North East region, with the opening of a new Kia dealership in Sunderland. The motor dealer group marked the official opening with a VIP event at the new dealership, which is located adjacent to Sunderland Football Club’s Stadium of Light on Stadium Way in Sunderland.


New Jennings Kia and Mazda dealership officially opens in Sunderland
Posted on 17 October 2017

New Jennings Kia and Mazda dealership officially opens in Sunderland

A new dealership, creating jobs for local people, has opened in Sunderland for Jennings Motor Group. The motor dealer group marked the official opening with a VIP event at the new dealership, which is located adjacent to Sunderland Football Club’s Stadium of Light on Stadium Way in Sunderland.


All-New Kia Stonic details revealed
Posted on 19 September 2017

All-New Kia Stonic details revealed

Ahead of the highly anticipated launch of the All-New Kia Stonic SUV, Kia has released specifications and prices. Set to arrive at Jennings Kia early in 2018, the designed has been inspired by the award-winning Kia Sportage.


Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid set to go on sale
Posted on 04 September 2017

Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid set to go on sale

Kia is set to launch its first Plug-In hybrid compact crossover in the UK with the latest Kia Niro. As the third Plug-In in the Kia new car range joining the Optima and Optima SW editions, the Kia Niro will be built on an All-New powertrain.


Scrappage scheme launched at Jennings Kia
Posted on 01 September 2017

Scrappage scheme launched at Jennings Kia

To help improve air quality Kia has announced that it is introducing a scrappage scheme that offers a £2,000 bonus when any seven year or older car is traded in. Matching the industry leading seven year warranty, the Kia Scrappage Scheme applies to the purchase of the latest and cleanest Picanto and Rio models.


All New Kia Ceed Concept set to preview
Posted on 30 August 2017

All New Kia Ceed Concept set to preview

The next generation of the Kia Cee’d has been teased ahead of a concept preview at the Frankfurt Motorshow. In the solo picture released the sleek concept is not the standard hatchback, but an estate edition.