Kia News

Follow the latest Kia news relevant to Christchurch, New Zealand, with vehicle launches, owner’s rides, and tips and advice from our team.

Red Kia Sportage SUV parked on a hilltop.

Vic’s New Kia Sportage

“We had been around to several other leading car yards and met salespeople who just wanted to sell us a car, any car. Not RJ at Cockram Kia, he made the whole process easy, stress-free, and enjoyable. He totally won us over,” Vic, new Cockram Kia Sportage owner talking about his great customer service experience.

Meet the 2021 All-New Kia Sorento

Meet the all-new 2021 Kia Sorento. With sporty updates, luxury interior, and more, we can’t wait for more of this seven-seater SUV.

On-Road Costs, Explained.

Learn more about what ORCs, or on-road costs, are and what this extra fee covers for your new vehicle. We’ll also explain what your ORC covers at Cockram Kia.

Your Guide to Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

Wondering what Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are? We break it down for you here, plus list off all the Kia vehicles that offer this feature.

Prepare Your Vehicle for the New Zealand Winter

Here are our top tips to prepare your vehicle – and yourself – for winter driving. Keep you and your passengers safe on the road this winter.

Changing the clock in a Kia

How to Change the Clock in a Kia

Our Sales Manager, Nathan Barr demonstrates how to change the clock in your Kia.

Kia Niro in Banks Peninsula

Kia Niro – the EV of the Future is Here

Kia Niro – the EV of the future is here. The Niro offers up to 455 kilometre range, 451 litres of boot space, and a smooth ride for under $70k. Learn more about what makes this EV so special.