Kia cars on DesperateSeller.co.uk

Kia is being taken a whole lot more seriously today than it once was. The marque will have first come to the attention of most UK motorists as a producer of resoundingly average family cars with lots of equipment and temptingly low price tags. On the used car market, these vehicles are even more affordable but second hand car buyers in the know will happily pay a little extra for Kia's more recent efforts.

Most popular selling kia models ranked by popularity


Sportage car for sale
1,969 cars
Sportage car for sale

1,969 available

    From  £1,395       To  £27,999
Ceed car for sale
1,091 cars
Ceed car for sale

1,091 available

    From  £1,375       To  £20,000
Picanto car for sale
743 cars
Picanto car for sale

743 available

    From  £695       To  £13,000
Rio car for sale
504 cars
Rio car for sale

504 available

    From  £595       To  £15,589
Venga car for sale
430 cars
Venga car for sale

430 available

    From  £3,612       To  £17,499
Sorento car for sale
358 cars
Sorento car for sale

358 available

    From  £990       To  £39,998
Carens car for sale
291 cars
Carens car for sale

291 available

    From  £250       To  £25,999
Optima car for sale
280 cars
Optima car for sale

280 available

    From  £5,627       To  £27,995
Soul car for sale
186 cars
Soul car for sale

186 available

    From  £2,957       To  £21,999
Pro Ceed car for sale
169 cars
Pro Ceed car for sale

169 available

    From  £2,495       To  £18,995
Niro car for sale
73 cars
Niro car for sale

73 available

    From  £17,299       To  £25,499
Sedona car for sale
60 cars
Sedona car for sale

60 available

    From  £700       To  £15,995
Stonic car for sale
38 cars
Stonic car for sale

38 available

    From  £14,298       To  £19,995
Magentis car for sale
4 cars
Magentis car for sale

4 available

    From  £1,995       To  £3,950
Cerato car for sale
5 cars
Cerato car for sale

5 available

    From  £995       To  £2,695

Kia in stats

Popular models: | Sportage (32%) | Ceed (18%) | Picanto (12%) | Rio (8%) | Venga (7%) | Sorento (6%) | Carens (5%) | Optima (5%) | Soul (3%) | Pro Ceed (3%)
Popular body styles: | Hatchback (43%) | Estate (28%) | 4x4 (17%) | People Carrier (6%) | Saloon (3%)
Transmissions: | Automatic (22%) | Manual (78%)
Fuel types: | Diesel (63%) | Electric (0%) | Petrol (35%) | Petrol Electric Hybrid (n/a)
Engines: | 1000cc (9%) | 1100cc (2%) | 1200cc (7%) | 1300cc (0%) | 1400cc (9%) | 1500cc (1%) | 1600cc (30%) | 1700cc (22%) | 1800cc (0%) | 2000cc (13%) | 2200cc (4%) | 2400cc (0%) | 2500cc (2%) | 2700cc (0%) | 2900cc (1%) | 3500cc (0%)
Popular colors: | Grey | Green | Brown | Blue | Black


A historic view on Kia

It's not there yet but Kia has designs on mainstream respectability and its recent models haven't been far from achieving that goal. Older Kias such as the Rio, Carens and Magentis were cheap and cheerful while models like the Picanto city car, the 2006 Sedona MPV and the 2003 Sorento 4x4 gained a cult following and are well worth seeking out as used cars. The marque's more competitive efforts began with the cee'd family hatch of 2007 vintage, a model which stands comparison with the likes of the Ford's Focus and Vauxhall's Astra. Three-door pro_cee'd versions are also available and worth searching out as used cars. Pre-owned versions of the Sportage 4x4 that was launched in 2007 are also worthwhile, as are second hand examples of the Kia Soul (an SUV-styled 2WD family hatchback with attitude) which arrived in early 2009. The majority of modern Kia models were accompanied by a 7-year warranty which will do much to prop-up residual values and encourage motorists to consider buying a used Kia.

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