All Upcoming Cars of Kia Motors India with Launch Dates

Kia Motors is South Korea’s second-largest automaker after Hyundai Motor Company. Kia Motors India has ambitious plans to deliver 3,00,000 units per year through its plant in Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh, India. The site is spread over 23 million square feet.

Kia is all set to launch 8 models in India in 2019 and 2020. The price of the budget car will be Rs. 8 lakhs and the Concept car will be Rs. 15 lakh.

8 Models of Kia Motors India

The following 8 models will be launched by Kia Motors:

Picanto

Cadenza

Rio

Sportage

Cerato

SP Concept

Stonic

Sorento

Picanto

Picanto Kia Motors India

The first model of Kia Motors India is expected to be launched in India is Kia Picanto. The price of the car will be in between Rs. 5 lakh and Rs. 8 lakh.

The model comes with comfortable interiors, great design and performance.  In the upcoming Kia cars India, Kia Picanto is likely to be launched in either 2nd or 3rd quarter of 2019.

With the third generation dashboard, leather upholstered seats, the vehicle will be available in 5 colors. The steering comes with mounted controls. The vehicle can compete with Tata Tiago and Maruti Swift.

Features

7-inch Smart play touch screen infotainment system

255 liter of boot space

comes with Grand i10 platform

1.2-litre Petrol and Diesel units

5-speed manual transmission

AEB, VSM, ESC, tyre pressure monitoring system

Cadenza

cadenza kia motors india

Launch date – June/July, 2019

It was the premium sedan version of Kia which was previewed at Auto Expo 2018. The car can compete with Toyota Corolla, Hyundai Elantra and Skoda Octavia.

Features

Demands less parking space

3.3-litre V-6 engine 

Delivers a maximum power of 290hp

The international version can zoom to 100 kmph from 0 in just 7 seconds

Multiple airbags

ABS

EBD

Rio

rio kia motors india

Launch date – June/July, 2019

The price of the car will be in between Rs. 6 lakhs and Rs. 10 lakhs.

Features

Based on the Hyundai-Kia GB platform 

Tiger nose grille

Halogen headlamps

15” alloy wheels

Large windscreen

7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system

Bluetooth and smartphone connectivity

Adjustable driver seat

VSC, CWS

Tyre pressure monitoring system

Engine options similar to Hyundai i20

Sportage

sportage kia motors india

Launch date – June/July, 2019

Price tag – Rs. 15 lakh to Rs. 20 lakh

The vehicle offers stiff competition in the SUV segment. It can take on Hyundai Tucson, Mahindra XUV500 and Honda CR-V

Features

Mid-sized SUV

Appealing style

LED daytime running lights

Roof rails

Alloy wheels

Electrically adjustable seat for the driver

2.0-liter CRDI diesel engine 

Manual and automatic transmission

Expected mileage 15 to 16 kmpl

ABS/EBD/TSA/ESS/AEB/HAC

Tire pressure monitoring system

Cerato

cerato kia motors india

Launch date – June/July, 2019

Price tag – Rs. 15 lakh to Rs. 19 lakh

The vehicle can compete with Maruti Ciaz, Hyundai Verna and Volkswagen Vento

Features

5-seater Sedan version

LED daytime running lights

Air dams on the front bumper

17” alloy wheels

1.6-liter turbocharged and diesel engines

Expected mileage – petrol @15-16 kmph and diesel @ 20-21 kmph

Linear power delivery

SP Concept

sp concept kia motors india

Launch date – July/August 2019

Price tag – Rs. 14 lakh to Rs. 20 lakh

There is enough scope in the 5-seater compact SUV segment. Kia SP is likely to compete with Tata Harrier and Hyundai Creta. Even though the model will get attributes of Creta, it will maintain a distinct identity.

Features

Touchscreen infotainment screen

Smartphone connectivity

Rear AC vents

1.6-liter petrol and diesel engines

Manual as well as automatic transmission systems

ABS/EBD and brake assist to enhance the safety of passengers

Stonic

stonic kia motors india

Launch date – Nov/Dec 2019

Price tag – Rs. 9 lakh to Rs. 10 lakhs

Kia Stonic has entered the European market. It will be built on a new platform such as Rio or GB platform of Hyundai so that the pricing will be competitive for the Indian market. The SUV can compete with Ford EcoSport, Renault Captur and Hyundai Creta.

Features

ABS/EBD

5-seat SUV layout

Smartphone connectivity

Fuel-efficient version

Sorento

sorento kia motors india

Launch Date – January 2020 – March 2020

Price tag – Rs. 25 lakh to Rs. 29 lakh

The car comes with luxurious features and it can compete with Toyota Fortuner and Ford Endeavour.

Features

Chrome-finished grille

Fog lights in top variant

2.4-liter petrol engine and 2.2-liter diesel engine

Six-speed manual transmission

8.0” infotainment system

Forward collision warning system

ESC/TCS/BAS/CBC

Conclusion

Kia Motors India has launched successful versions in Europe. The Korean automaker is poised to be launched vivid models in Indian as per the Indian conditions and expectations. Even though there are many cars and models in the sedan and SUV versions, Kia can offer stiff completion with attractive features and price!


Gaurav Mishra

I am entrepreneur fascinated by technology and design. I love writing about cars and bikes including interesting stuff happening inside the automotive industry. Exploring nature being my ultimate way to unwind, I love to sketch the things around him when I'm not working.

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