KIA Motors Fiji has opened a new state-of-the-art showroom in Nadi to provide customers in the West with a range of multi award-winning vehicles and world renowned after-sales services.
The newly opened Kia showroom is situated in the heart of Nadi town, at the old Tappoo Home & Leisure store and is the second of its kind for Kia Motors Fiji. It's other showroom, located on Suva's Grantham Road at the Garden City complex in Raiwai, opened just over a year ago.
"This is another proud milestone for Kia Motors Fiji," chief executive officer Madhu Tappoo said. "Since launching in Fiji in early 2011, the Kia Motors brand has quickly built a reputation for excellence and reliability."
"Kia Motors is recognized worldwide as a maker of quality vehicles for the young at heart, as well as value for money, high end but very fuel efficient and eco-friendly motor vehicles." Founded in 1944, KIA Motors Corporation is Korea's oldest manufacturer of motor vehicles, and produces more than 2.5 million vehicles a year. Kia Motors has 15 manufacturing and assembly operations in 10 countries which are then sold and serviced through a network of distributors and dealers covering 172 countries. "Kia Motors Fiji is proud to be part of this phenomenal success story," Mr Tappoo said. "In a short span of time, Kia Motors Fiji has already exceeded all expectations and projections for this market. This has come about through the affordability of the vehicles and the efficiency and value of the after-sales services."
Kia today has more than 47,000 employees' worldwide and annual revenues of $69.61billion. It is the major sponsor of the Australian Open tennis 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 surpassing customer expectations through continuous automotive innovation. The Kia Motors showroom in Nadi has the full range of multi award winning vehicles available, like the all new Kia Sorento - which won Australia's Best SUV over AUD$40,000 award for the second consecutive year and the all new Kia Sportage -Australia's Best SUV award winner.
Also on show are the all new Kia Optima (the Best of Best Design award winner) and the all new Kia Rio (Australia's Car of the Year award winner). Known as one of the world's fastest-growing motor vehicle brand, Kia Motors has experienced recent rapid growth in USA, and in the Pacific- especially in Australia,New Zealand and Fiji, where Kia is fast becoming the preferred vehicle of choice.
To ensure customers invest comfortably in the value for money vehicles, Kia Motors Fiji is well geared up to provide the best after-sales services to its customers. "Strong, reliable and affordable after sales service is essential in Fiji," he said.
"Kia Motors is leading the way forward in this regard, with a personal customer service second to none." The new Kia Motors Service Centre in Nadi is next to the Tappoo Nadi administration and distribution centre in Khan Jan Drive, while the Suva Service Centre is in Carpenter Street.
Kia Motors after-sales service is headed by an expatriate Kia-trained Service Manager, and expatriate technicians. Kia vehicles are backed by a three year/100,000km warranty in Fiji.