Introducing the new Kia Pegas

Measuring 4 300 mm long, the Pegas is one of the largest vehicles in the A/B-class, yet remains compact enough to easily thread through urban traffic.

15 June 2021 | Motors

With great connectivity features and comprehensive safety specification, the Pegas ticks all the boxes while offering maximum value. - Gary Scott, CEO: SA

The new Kia Pegas offers value-seeking families and first-time buyers the perfect combination of technology and space to inspire and enable mobility, progress and freedom.

It seamlessly fulfils their everyday needs while simultaneously creating room for their aspirations. After all, is there any greater reward than the space to move?

Measuring 4 300 mm long, the Pegas is one of the largest vehicles in the A/B-class, yet remains compact enough to easily thread through urban traffic.

Its long (2 570 mm) wheelbase means the Pegas offers ample cabin space for all passengers, front and rear, while its large boot makes it one of the most versatile cars in its class. Manufactured to Kia’s exacting quality standards in China, the new Pegas is offered in five exterior colours: Clear White, Titanium Silver, Blue Stream, Marcato Red and Aurora Black Pearl.

Typically Kia bold in design, a wide, horizontal ‘face’ gives the Pegas a sporty, solid appearance, and incorporates the brand’s famous ‘tiger nose’ grille, a DNA signature common to all Kia vehicles around the world. Smart chrome highlights and 14-inch alloy wheels on the higher specification imbue the sedan with a decidedly upmarket appearance despite its value-focused positioning.

Inside, comfortable seats, room to stretch and clever design details make the Pegas’ interior an inviting place to be.

CENTRE STAGE

Taking centre stage on the contemporary dashboard is a 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system incorporating a reverse camera with dynamic guidelines, a standard fitment throughout the range (alongside rear park-distance control sensors). The system also boasts Bluetooth connectivity, a USB port and wired Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. It can be controlled handsfree and safely via switches on the steering wheel.

Depending on the model grade, the Pegas’ interior is trimmed in either smart cloth or high-quality artificial leather, and all variants offer cupholders and a central armrest for the driver.

Further adding to comfort levels, electrically adjustable side mirrors and windows are included on the entire range. The 475-litre boot is the largest in the compact sedan class.

PROVEN TECH

The new Pegas is powered by the latest incarnation of Kia’s 1.4-litre multi-point injection petrol engine, producing 69 kW at 6 000 r/min and maximum torque of 132 Nm at 4 000 r/min. The engine drives the front wheels and is available with a choice of a five-speed manual transmission or a four-speed automatic.

The new Kia Pegas delivers a winning blend of value, roominess, safety and technology to entice both those customers who are in a position to buy their first new car, as well as families looking for maximum value without compromising on quality or comfort.

“With great connectivity features and comprehensive safety specification, the Pegas ticks all the boxes while offering maximum value,” says Gary Scott, CEO of Kia South Africa.

“There’s lots of life in the compact sedan market and the Pegas is poised to draw young families and first-time buyers to the Kia brand,” he says. - MotorPress

Similar News

 

Motivation to achieve and do more

5 days ago - 15 October 2021 | Motors

Emilie Mandume Dean Gaeb started his education at Outjo Primary School in 2005 and completed his secondary education in 2017 at Outjo Secondary School.Rugby was...

The Jolion: Run the City

6 days ago - 14 October 2021 | Motors

Yochanaan CoetzeeAfter being blown away by the top-spec Jolion 1,5T 7DCT 2WD Super Luxury a few months ago, we felt it appropriate to revisit our...

The all-new Navara: Rugged and revamped

1 week ago - 07 October 2021 | Motors

Yochanaan Coetzee The all-new Nissan Navara has arrived at Pupkewitz Nissan, and not only is it drop-dead gorgeous, but it also now sports...

Hyundai’s new Santa Fe

3 weeks ago - 23 September 2021 | Motors

Staff reporter Stanley Anderson, Hyundai Automotive South Africa - “We believe the Santa Fe offers great value and easily passes the test in its market...

Hino Indongo shows off revamped 300-Series

1 month - 16 September 2021 | Motors

Yochanaan CoetzeeChoosing a commercial vehicle is a key consideration for any business. You need a cost-effective, reliable and comfortable vehicle, which suits your specific needs...

Ultimate arctic adventures on ice

1 month - 13 September 2021 | Motors

Jaguar and Land Rover are delivering pure exhilaration at the Jaguar Land Rover Ice Academy on the edge of the Arctic Circle, combining invaluable winter...

Common Car Warning Lights

1 month - 09 September 2021 | Motors

Staff ReporterWe often take for granted how little we know about the world around us, much more so when it come to the technical and...

The Haval P-Series Interior: Elegant and Intelligent

1 month - 02 September 2021 | Motors

Staff ReporterThe P-Series has caused quite a stir since its launch in 2020. So, much so that the initial inventory in SA flew out of...

Benefits of Maintaining Your Car

1 month - 27 August 2021 | Motors

>#$$< #Comment >< /Comment >Staff ReporterLongevityYou’ve probably seen a car that is older than Dracula but surprisingly, it doesn’t look like...

The new BT-50 breaks cover

2 months ago - 12 August 2021 | Motors

Yochanaan CoetzeeThe new Mazda BT-50 has been launched globally and this latest iteration looks to punch far above its weight-class, with an upmarket interior approach,...

Latest News

Govt’s phone spying edges closer

3 hours ago | Technology

MATHIAS HAUFIKU and JEMIMA BEUKES WINDHOEKGovernment is pushing ahead with plans to get a...

Judge chastises ‘homophobic’ home affairs...

3 hours ago | Justice

JANA-MARI SMITH WINDHOEKNamibian High Court judge Thomas Masuku has taken aim at the home affairs ministry’s discrimination against same-sex couples.In his...

Abort abortion law, ministry says

3 hours ago | Health

JEMIMA BEUKES WINDHOEKThe Abortion and Sterilisation Act 2 of 1975 is obsolete and must be discarded for more comprehensive legislation that...

Zim unvaccinated employees barred from...

3 hours ago | Economics

Zimbabwe bar unvaccinated government workers from reporting for duty as part of efforts to fight Covid-19, an official circular showed.The southern African country has, as...

South Africa not authorising Russian...

3 hours ago | Economics

South Africa's drugs regulator said on Monday that it was not approving an emergency use application for Russia's Sputnik V Covid-19 shot for now, citing...

EDITORIAL: Men lost in abortion...

3 hours ago | Opinion

The abortion debate limped on yesterday, and perhaps recorded a major breakthrough when the ministry of health admitted that it’s time the country legalised the...

No fear of inflation

3 hours ago | Economics

Global finance officials are worried about rising inflation pressures but there it is little fear that it will become a "runaway train," IMF chief Kristalina...

MTC budgets N$12m to incentivise...

3 hours ago | Health

ESTER KAMATI WINDHOEKTelecommunications giant MTC yesterday launched its new VaxUp081 campaign, which is aimed...

Tweya raps agri ministry over...

3 hours ago | Ministries

OGONE TLHAGE WINDHOEKFormer trade minister and chairperson of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Natural Resources Tjekero Tweya this week tore into the...

Load More