Lower, sleeker compact MPV promises stylish spacious practicality
World premiere on September 27 at Paris Motor Show
SEOUL, July 25, 2012 /CNW/ - Kia's all-new Rondo compact MPV will make
its world premiere at the Paris Motor Show on September 27.
With a completely fresh, sleek, cab-forward design, lower roofline,
longer wheelbase, larger wheels (up to 18-inch) and chrome beltline
accent, the new Rondo has been conceived around the theme 'responsive
Also known as Carens in some countries, the new Rondo will combine
sporty looks with spacious functionality and an emotional appeal that
is becoming a regular feature of Kia products.
The Kia press conference for this year's Paris Motor Show is scheduled
for 17.30 hrs (CET) on September 27, and the new Rondo will be on
display throughout the Paris Motor Show until the final public day on
Kia Motors Corporation (www.kiamotors.com) -- a maker of quality vehicles for the young-at-heart -- was founded in
1944 and is Korea's oldest manufacturer of motor vehicles. Over 2.5
million Kia vehicles a year are produced in 15 manufacturing and
assembly operations in ten countries which are then sold and serviced
through a network of distributors and dealers covering 149 countries.
Kia today has over 47,000 employees worldwide and annual revenues of
US$39 billion. It is the major sponsor of the Australian Open and an
official automotive partner of FIFA -- the governing body of the FIFA
World Cup™. Kia Motors Corporation's brand slogan -- "The Power to
Surprise" -- represents the company's global commitment to surprise the
world by providing exciting & inspiring experiences that go beyond
About Kia Canada Inc.:
Kia Canada Inc. (www.kia.ca - www.facebook.com/kiacanada) -- a maker of quality vehicles for the young-at-heart -- is a
subsidiary of Kia Motors Corporation (KMC) in Korea was founded in 1999
and sells and services high quality class leading vehicles like the
Soul, Forte, Optima and Sorento through a network of 176 dealers
nationwide. Kia Canada Inc. employs 160 people in its Mississauga,
Ontario headquarters and four regional offices across Canada. Kia's
brand slogan -- "The Power to Surprise" -- represents the company's
global commitment to surpassing customer expectations through
continuous automotive innovation.
SOURCE: KIA Canada Inc.
For further information:
Kia Canada Inc. Media Contacts:
Public Relations Manager
Public Relations and Events Coordinator