Kia articles

Welcome to the Jennings car and van news reel, read the latest motor industry news, new vehicle launches, car technology, and a whole host of Ford, Mazda, SEAT, Kia and car-related news.

RSS feed for latest news

Showing 1-20 of 95 articles

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.


Kia set for ‘Stonic’ SUV?
Posted on 19 January 2017

Kia set for ‘Stonic’ SUV?

With the market share growing for the small SUV, Kia could be set to join in with a variation of their own to rival the Nissan Juke and Ford EcoSport. According to reports Kia has trademarked the name ‘Stonic’ which could be possibly used.


Kia SUV event continues at Jennings Kia
Posted on 16 January 2017

Kia SUV event continues at Jennings Kia

Jennings Kia is continuing to host special SUV events at its dealerships in Stockton and Washington. Celebrating the award-winning SUV range including the all-new Kia Niro and Kia Sorento, customer savings can be found against RRPs.


New Kia Picanto 2017 images revealed
Posted on 09 January 2017

New Kia Picanto 2017 images revealed

Ahead of the official launch of the new Kia Picanto 2017 MK3 at the Geneva Motor Show, Kia has released images of what can be expected. Set to hit the UK roads in later in the year, Kia has used the sporty Picanto GT-Line to get the set the ball rolling.


Kia Stinger GT finally revealed
Posted on 09 January 2017

Kia Stinger GT finally revealed

After teasing its mystery new car in a series of cryptic videos over the previous few months, Kia has finally revealed the look and details of the Stinger GT. Taking inspiration from the Kia GT concept that was first seen at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 2010, the 365bhp four-door grand tourer is set to arrive in the UK from September 2017.


Jennings Kia to host SUV event
Posted on 01 January 2017

Jennings Kia to host SUV event

To celebrate the award-winning range of SUV vehicles in Kia’s new car range, Jennings Kia is hosting a special SUV event between Wednesday 4 January and Saturday 7 January 2017. Throughout the event savings of up to £3,000 against RRP will be available on the latest Kia SUV models.


Kia Niro undergoes road test
Posted on 14 December 2016

Kia Niro undergoes road test

Since its launch earlier in 2016 the new Kia Niro has been gaining plaudits from the motor industry and customers alike. Incorporating the latest hybrid technology, the petrol-electric model has seen Kia enter the ever growing Hybrid sector of the new car market.