Share your love for Kia and win a trip to Korea
As a treat to its customers, Kia has launched a promo called “Share Your Love for KIA”. Owners are encouraged to share their story on how much they love their Kia vehicle and get a chance to win a 5 day all-expenses paid trip to Seoul. The tour includes a visit to Kia’s Hwaseong Plant, royal palaces and metropolitan Seoul. The contest promo is ongoing until July 31, 2016. For more details, click here: Share Your Love for Kia.
Kia, dubbed as the “car that cares”, has a wide range of vehicles from sedans to hatchback and hybrid to SUVs etc. Their vehicles are Rio, Picanto, Forte Koup, Soul, Carens, Grand Carnival, Sportage, Sorento and K2700 and each has been a part of Ilonggos’ lives may they be for personal or commercial use.
In 2011, Kia Picanto was recognized as Sub-Compact Sedan of the Year during the Auto Focus People’s Choice Awards. Kia Carnival received three recognitions during the Auto Focus Media’s Choice Awards - Best Value for Money (Large Van Category), Most Comfortable Ride (Large Van Category) and Best in Safety Features (Large Van Category). Meanwhile, Kia Sportage was a runner-up in the Compact SUV Category.
Also in 2011, KIA Carens was awarded as Compact People Carrier of the Year during C! Magazine’s Editor’s Picks Award.
Kia Family Care 2016
Last July 9 and 10, Kia Philippines held the two-day KIA Family Care at Plazuela de Iloilo as their way of thanking Ilonggos for their loyalty to the brand.
Ribbon cutting by KIA executives.
Photo by Jorry Palada of Iloilo Travel Guide
Highlighting family care, the two-day event catered to adults and their children. The activities include; free test drive of one’s dream car, play area for the children, 3D reality movie booth for the family, food and refreshment and free car services for KIA car owners.
Apollo Rosal, Kia After Sales Director shared that it’s their first time to hold the KIA Family Care event in Iloilo. “It is our way of thanking Ilonggos for their loyalty,” he said. This, after the company noted that Iloilo recorded a strong support for the brand.
Apollo Rosal, KIA After Sales Director talks to the crowd
during the KIA Family Care 2016 event at Plazuela de Iloilo
The other Kia executives and officers present were Jose Lugtu, National Service Manager; Jocelyn Tingzon, Central Parts Manager; Evanie Asuncion & Erika Joy Banayat, Marketing Associates; Eleazar Morata, CAC Technician; May Jean Montes, Marketing Associate; and Blanche Arreza, Total Phils OEM Area Manager.
KIA officers and staff ready to be of service to Ilonggos
Those who are interested to own a Kia car can visit the Kia Iloilo branch located at Benigno Aquino Avenue (Diversion Road), Iloilo City and request for a test drive. You may contact them through (033) 336-8244. You may also visit their Facebook page Kia Iloilo.
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If you are not from Iloilo City, click here: Find a Kia car dealer.
Kia also provides servicing to help you keep your vehicles in good condition. They have Kia-trained personnel and use original Kia parts. Click here: Kia Car Parts - Genuine and Counterfeit Comparisons.
At Kia, every mile counts./Kathy Villalon