Kia’s range has blossomed in the recent sunshine and from 1st July, customers can beat through the heat of the city traffic in the Picanto S; cool down off-road with the Sorento XT or shuttle kids around in the Sedona SE+.

The Picanto S is Kia’s new entry-level model available at just £5,495 and with a 1.0-litre engine, power steering, plenty of storage space, group 2 insurance and 55.4 combined miles per gallon it is the ultimate value city car.

With on-the-road prices from £23,995 - £25,095 for the 2.5 CRDi or the 3.5 V6, the Sorento XT exudes good looks and confidence right from the outset with Chrome side style bars, Chrome-trimmed door mirrors, Dark-style headlamps, privacy glass and unique 18 inch alloy wheels. While inside, customers will discover standard equipment such as a satellite navigation system including European mapping and a 6 disc CD autochanger.

Kia’s large MPV family welcomes the Sedona SE+ into its fold and offers everything a family would need without the luxury price tag. From £19,295 on-the-road, the Sedona SE+ builds on standard specification such as electric windows, air conditioning, leather interior and MP3 Compatible CD Audio player to include side steps and reversing distance sensors.


Effective from 1st July 2005, the Picanto GS will increase by £500 to £5,995 and the LX by £100 to £6,595. The Cerato GS and LX increase by £45 each to stand at £9,795 and £10,545 respectively. The LX Auto is now available at £10,495, a £95 increase and the SE increases by £5 to £11,995. The Sportage 2.0 CRDi XE Auto and XS Auto also increase by £100 to £16,795 and £18,295 respectively.

Metallic/mica pricing will be increased by £5 on passenger cars and Carens (up to £300) and by £25 on Sportage, Sorento and Sedona (up to £350).

To read our in depth road test of the Kia Picanto [ click here ]

To read our in depth road test of the Kia Sedona [ click here ]

To read our in depth road test of the Kia Sorento [ click here ]

Published : 25/06/05 Author : Melanie Carter

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