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  Kia Picanto wins its third What Car? Award in three years Kia e-Niro wins in its price category for Best Small Electric Car Both cars available at John Grose Starting the new year on a high, Kia have picked up two What Car? Car of the Year awards at this year’s ceremony. The Kia Picanto…
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Kia e-Niro picks up Best Electric Car from Carbuyer Kia Soul EV wins DrivingElectric’s Best Medium Electric Car Both on-sale now at John Grose, with deliveries starting in 2020 Kia’s growing range of electric vehicles continues to impress judges as the all-electric e-Niro and Soul EV…
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The Kia Sportage is now available as a Mild Hybrid.

How does a mild hybrid car work? A mild hybrid car works in a very similar way to a self-charging hybrid car, but it has a smaller battery. Because the battery is smaller, a mild hybrid cannot drive on battery power alone – unlike a self-charging hybrid in which the motor can take over at low…
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Up to £2,500 OFF A BRAND NEW KIA SPORTAGE, STONIC, PICANTO OR NIRO SELF-CHARGING HYBRID WHEN YOU TRADE IN YOUR OLD CAR* There’s never been a better time to trade in your old car of 7 years or more. As part of our Scrappage scheme, Kia are now proud to offer you £2,000 off a brand…
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Kia e-Niro Wins Best Electric Car At The Business Car Awards 2019!

Kia e-Niro wins ‘Best Electric Car’ at Business Car Awards 2019 Ceed, Stinger and Stonic, available at John Grose, were also shortlisted in their individual categories Kia Motors (UK) Limited has seen further success following the recent win of ‘Best Electric Car’ for the…
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With the UK braced for the wettest autumn on record, John Grose has revealed their five top tips for wet weather driving to ensure you arrive at your destination safely.       Top Five Tips for Wet Weather Driving Reduce your speed – In torrential downpours, it’s crucial…
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Get Winter Ready with Kia

We know how unpredictable the winter months can be, so make sure your Kia is ready for whatever the elements have in store. For just £14.99 an expert Kia trained technician will carry out a comprehensive 30-point check covering all of the most important parts of your car, including:…
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Kia E-Niro Wins Eco Award At CarWow Car Of The Year Awards 2019

e-Niro wins ‘Eco Award’ at the Carwow Car of the Year awards Impressive 282-mile, practicality and standard high levels of kit impressed judges e-Niro experiences unprecedented success since its UK launch   Following a hugely successful launch period for the e-Niro, Kia’s…
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Kia Ceed Wins Car Of The Year At The Intelligent Instructor Awards 2019

Equipment, safety and affordable running costs make Kia Ceed a great option for driving instructors Kia Motors (UK) Ltd is delighted to announce that the Kia Ceed available at John Grose has been awarded the Driving Instructor’s ‘Car of the Year’ in the Intelligent Instructor…
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Kia E-Niro Wins Northen Group Car Of The Year 2019

All-New Kia e-Niro named ‘Northern Car of the Year’ Kia wins Northern Car of the Year for a fourth time The all electric Kia e-Niro has been named ‘Car of the Year’ 2019 by the Northern Group of Motoring Writers. This is Kia’s fourth ‘Car of the Year’ award…
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Kia Picanto Available at John Grose Wins Best Value Car at The Sunday Times Motor Awards 2019!

The Kia Picanto was voted by readers as the ‘Best Value Car’ at this year’s awards The city car was praised for its low running costs and seven year warranty The Kia Picanto, available at John Grose Kia has been awarded ‘Best Value Car’ at The Sunday Times Motor Awards…
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Kia Soul scores perfect marks in 2019 'What Car?' reliability survey!

Kia Soul receives 100 per cent reliability rating from owners Kia Sportage named most reliable Family SUV The Kia Soul, has received a perfect 100 per cent reliability rating from owners in the ‘What Car? Reliability Survey 2019’. Kia Soul owners reported no issues with their cars in the…
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Charity Quiz Nights are Back for 2019

Thank you to everyone who came to our 5th annual Charity Quiz Nights! They were a HUGE success! We sold out and raised the most we ever have raised, so thank you to those who came along. We hope you enjoyed it as much as we did! For Autism Anglia and Suffolk Mind we raised £2,942.51 and for…
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The All-New Kia XCeed

There's a new kid on the block - The All-New Kia XCeed, the crossover you've been waiting for.  Join us for the Official Launch for The All-New Kia XCeed between 6th and 8th September, at our Lowestoft dealership on Whapload Road, NR32 1NN.  Be one of the first to see this…
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Kia Niro wins best plug-in hybrid in dieselcar and ecocar’s annual top 50

    Award-winning Kia Niro praised for practicality and fuel efficiency, available at John Grose  Four Kia models made the DieselCar and EcoCar Top 50 list DieselCar and EcoCar Magazine has named Kia Niro the ‘Best Plug-in Hybrid’ this year due to its low emissions and…
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We are proud to be a Cornerstone Employer

We are delighted to announce that we have today agreed to a new partnership to support young people in Suffolk by becoming one of The Careers & Enterprise Company’s Cornerstone Employers.   Regular, meaningful encounters with employers is an absolutely vital part of preparing and…
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The first Kia e-Niro is delivered

We were delighted to be able to supply Mr Seppins of Anglia Car Charging with a New Kia e-Niro. This was the first e-Niro we had received and delivered and it looks great with the company livery added. The All-New Kia e-Niro is a zero emissions fully electric SUV with up to 282 miles on a…
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GO Electric with Kia

Thinking about switching to an Electric car? If you’re new to the world of electric and hybrid cars, our simple guide below will help to answer all of your questions What is a battery electric car? A battery electric vehicle is better for the environment than a petrol or diesel car, cheaper to…
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Kia confirms plans to grow the Ceed family to five with new image of the XCeed SUV

Kia has revealed the latest member of the Ceed family, a new crossover that will be launched this year. Based on the new Ceed platform, the crossover version will be a rival for the Ford Focus Active and Volkswagen T-Roc. Its size will place it between the Ceed Sportwagon and Sportage in the Kia…
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New Kia Soul EV to offer 280-mile range

The all-new Kia Soul EV made its European debut at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show. In its third generation, it will be powered in Europe exclusively by electric energy, with a choice of two long-range, zero-emission powertrains. The new-generation battery packs powering the Soul EV…
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Kia Winter Road Safety Tips

HOW TO GET A GRIP ON THE ICY WEATHER CONDITIONS   John Grose Kia provides the best tips for driving in Suffolk as the icy weather hits Top tips for winter-proofing your car   As snow hits Suffolk, it can have a detrimental impact on the road conditions. To help keep motorists…
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Kia wins 4 What Car? Awards, including Car of the Year 2019

What Car? has named the Kia e-Niro electric vehicle as its 2019 Car of the Year during its 42nd annual awards ceremony, held in association with Warranty Direct and BNP Paribas Cardif. The Kia e-Niro beat 23 other category winners to take the overall title, becoming the first electric…
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Introducing The New Kia Stonic 'Mixx' Special Edition

Kia Motors have announced the introduction of the new ‘Mixx’ special edition to the Stonic range. The ‘Mixx’ will be available exclusively in the striking two–tone combination of Clear White and Orange Premium Paint. Inside the car, the Stonic ‘Mixx’ will…
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The Kia Sportage celebrates 25 years in the UK

• Kia’s most awarded and best-selling model to date   • Special ‘Edition 25’ celebrates 25 years of Sportage production       The new Kia Sportage, available at John Grose in Lowestoft, is celebrating its 25 anniversary. The model was…
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Kia named Company of the last 30 years at Auto Express New Car Awards 2018

Kia Motors (UK) Ltd. has been awarded ‘Company of the Last 30 Years’ at the annual Auto Express New Car Awards. This is a special accolade, part of a group of awards celebrating not only the best in the industry, but also Auto Express’ 30thanniversary. Since arriving in the UK in…
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Kia Rio wins Best Value New Car and Best Car for New Drivers Awards are voted for by 43,000 real car owners Kia Rio launched last year with more size, space and equipment The Kia Rio has won not one, but two awards at this year’s Auto Trader New Car Awards - as voted for by 43,000 real car…
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KIA NIRO WINS BEST HYBRID IN DIESELCAR AND ECOCAR TOP 50 • Niro wins Best Hybrid for a second consecutive year • Four Kia models in total on the DieselCar and EcoCar Top 50 list The Kia Niro has been named the Best Hybrid by DieselCar and EcoCar for the second year in a row.…
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John Grose Wins Kia Customer Experience Award

  John Grose Kia in Lowestoft has been awarded the Kia Customer Experience Award   The award recognises excellent customer overall satisfaction amongst customers   John Grose Kia is celebrating its 2017 success, having won the Kia Customer Experience Award, announced at Kia’s…
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Don't Disregard Diesel!

You may have seen some negative press surrounding diesel engine vehicles of late, here are some facts to help tell the full story…. On average, diesels use 15-20% less fuel that like-for-like petrol models, so diesel makes a lot more sense for high-mileage drivers In 2009 Diesel Particulate…
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The way Road Tax is calculated has now changed

IMPORTANT INFORMATION - The way Vehicle Excise Duty (Road Fund Licence or Road Tax) is calculated changed on 1st April 2017 On 1st April 2017 the government introduced some changes to road tax bands which will affect all new cars that are registered after that date. (Vehicles that were…
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Introduce a Friend Scheme

As a customer of John Grose you will already be aware of the many benefits in dealing with us. We are hoping therefore, that you may wish to recommend us to a friend or a member of your family for the purchase of a NEW or USED vehicle from John Grose. To participate in our…
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