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Kia Cerato News in Malaysia

    • 2022 Kia Forte tops Toyota Corolla in USA's J.D. Power quality study, EV owners have most complaints

      For the fourth consecutive year, the Kia Forte is ranked USA’s highest quality compact sedan, ranking ahead of Toyota.In the latest J.D. Power 2022 U.S. Initial Quality Study (IQS), the Kia Forte topped the Compact Car category. Coming in second place is the Toyota Corolla, followed by the Nissan Sentra.The Honda Civic is not ranked this year because it has just gone on sale less than a year ago, and with parts shortage keeping waiting period long, there is not enough 2022 Honda Civic FE o


      Jun 30, 2022

    • Used 5-year old Kia Cerato (YD) – From RM 50k, as reliable as a Corolla, better equipped, how much to maintain and repair?

      The Kia Cerato is a charming alternative to the typical C-segment sedans offerings from Honda, Toyota or Nissan.Spanning just three generations (if we include the Kia Forte), the Cerato is a relative newcomer to the sedan segment here but with an emphasis on design, premium features, and safety, it has managed to somewhat carve out a niche for buyers who wish to buck the trend with their purchases.However, the double-edged sword of buying a brand new Korean car is the higher rates of depreciatio


      Oct 16, 2021

    • Kia K3 GT hatchback shows off its sporty looks against Seoul's night sky

      Launched in April this year, the facelifted 2022 Kia K3 GT, aka Kia Cerato or Kia Forte in other markets, impressed with revised styling and redesigned light features. Overall, the K3 GT is a very good-looking car and it looks even better against a backdrop of nighttime Seoul.The K3 GT has Volkswagen Golf GTI dreams but its lacking about 40 PS. Power comes from a 1.6-litre turbocharged petrol engine that produces 203 PS and 265 Nm. The engine is mated to a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmiss


      Aug 23, 2021

    • Want to stand out? Get this 2020 Kia Cerato, last unit left, yours for RM 129k

      When it comes to C-segment sedans, Malaysians dont stray too far from the Toyota Corolla Altis or Honda Civic. But if youre in the market for something different, theres this fourth-generation (BD-series) Kia Cerato for sale in Naza Automall PJ, priced from RM 129,888.Fully imported (CBU) from Korea, we understand that theres less than ten of these on our streets. If rarity is what youre looking for then thats your answer.Sportier GT variant (RM 149k) is going to a new homeIn fact, this natural


      Apr 21, 2021

    • Facelifted 2021 Kia K3 (Cerato/Forte) unveiled, refreshed Elantra fighter!

      Ahead of its full reveal tomorrow, Kia has taken the covers off the updated 2021 Kia K3 (Cerato/Forte). Aiming to sway prospective customers away from the Hyundai Elantra, the facelifted car sports a more streamlined design all-around.Dotted line pattern for the DRLsSlim LED headlights flank Kias now-thinner signature Tiger Nose grille, now appended with chrome detailing. The front end tweaks - bookended by a redesigned, sharper lower half - makes the car reminiscent of its bigger Kia K5 (Optima


      Apr 19, 2021

    • If you own a Kia, new distributor Dinamikjaya wants to contact you

      Big news yesterday as Kias Malaysian operations have officially come under new ownership. In case youve missed it, the new distributor is Dinamikjaya Motors Sdn. Bhd., a subsidiary of Bermaz Auto. Kia PicantoFollowing that, the new distributor is calling for current Kia owners to hop on to their site and participate in the companys customer information update exercise.Kia SorentoThis information, the company says in their Facebook post, will be used to allow their system to check for warranty st


      Apr 2, 2021

    • A Honda Civic holds 2x better value than a Fluence? Which C-segment sedan is the resale value king?

      Lets face it. Unless your car is a rare piece of machinery, it will depreciate. This is why, for many people, resale value is as important for car buyers as the cost of maintenance.While there are some myths about resale value that are pretty much busted, there is still a prevailing perception that some buyers won’t choose certain brands because of how bad their resale value is.Trade in Users Car FormFor this article, we’ll be taking a look at a few notable C-segment sedans including

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      Mar 31, 2021

    • Spied: All-new 2020 Kia Cerato caught, Malaysia debut soon?

      The all-new 2020 Kia Cerato has been caught in Malaysia, possibly hinting that Naza Kia Malaysia will be introducing the model here soon.Originally previewed at the 2018 Kuala Lumpur International Motor Show, the Cerato was initially scheduled to go on sale in 2019, but that did not happen.That said, it appears that Naza Kia Malaysia could be introducing the new C-segment sedan later this year, as our friends over at Careta posted photos of the all-new model in Penang.Power is expected to be der


      May 21, 2020