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New Kia Stonic SUV heading to NZ

By Kia Motors New Zealand Oct 14th 2020

New Kia Stonic SUV heading to NZ

Kia is set to inject more spice – and surprises – into the small SUV segment in New Zealand with the arrival of the all-new Stonic for 2021.

With its sleek muscular body, sporty compact styling, exceptional handling and outstanding performance, the new Kia Stonic is a small SUV created for a bigger life.

The eye-catching Kia Stonic will be offered from an astonishing introductory price of just $21,990 including GST (+ on-road costs).

“Kia has always had the Power To Surprise and we are living up to our brand slogan as we introduce the new Stonic,” says Todd McDonald, Managing Director of Kia Motors New Zealand.

“Stonic is a vehicle that is going to surprise a lot of people – not just because of our special introductory price. It really does bring fresh excitement to the crossover experience.”

The new Stonic follows in the tracks of the recently introduced Seltos compact SUV and Sorento large SUV in showcasing the exciting new face of Kia. It also rounds off the SUV range in New Zealand, which also includes the Sportage, the brand’s best-selling model in September and the Niro Hybrid/EV.

Mr McDonald says the upcoming arrival of the Stonic means that Kia now offers one of the strongest vehicle line-ups in New Zealand. And each model displays its own unique character, with the Stonic now the latest to show off its hot credentials.  

The new Kia Stonic will be offered with a choice of 1.4-litre naturally aspirated or 1-litre turbocharged petrol engines and a choice of 6-speed automatic or 7-speed dual clutch transmissions.

Dealers are expected to take delivery of evaluation vehicles by the end of November, with customer deliveries starting in the New Year.

Prospective buyers who register their interest in the 2021 Kia Stonic small SUV online at kia.co.nz before the end of December 2020 will then be able to secure their vehicle at the introductory price offer through paying a deposit.

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Delays for new vehicle arrivals

There is currently a worldwide shortage of the key electronic components required in many parts of a new vehicle. Without these components (called “semi-conductors”) the assembly of a new vehicle can be delayed, or in some cases can be impossible. Kia NZ is working closely with Kia Corporation to optimise NZ Kia production however delays are currently being experienced for NZ Kia customers.

Depending on the model and specification, delays can range from six weeks to six months plus. Your Kia dealer can advise you of the expected lead time for your specific vehicle. If you would like to contact us please click here. We would like to thank all of our customers for their support and patience during this time.