Germany’s highly respected and popular car magazine Auto Bild has described the Kia Venga as “the dream of every buyer” after completing a trouble-free 100,000Km long-term test.
After driving the Kia Venga 1.4 Litre gasoline CVVT EcoDynamics model over a period of two years, the testers praised its spacious family-friendly cabin, high driving position easy entry and exit, versatile sliding rear bench seat and quiet engine during city driving.
Throughout the test, the Venga’s engine required no oil top-ups between servicing, the transmission was completely reliable and the car was still braking well with its original pads and discs at the end of the two years. Stripping the Kia Venga down into its numerous components with the help of experts from DEKRA (German motors vehicle inspection association), the magazine’s team examined the parts in detail and revealed only one minor fault – a cracked front fog lamp socket which would cost less than 60 dollars to replace.
Of the 97 cars subjected to Auto Bild’s long-term test since 2000, the Kia Venga has been ranked second, marking its position as one of the most reliable and satisfying cars to own,
Concluding its six-page report on the Venga. Auto Bild stated, “The problem-free Kia Venga just runs, without complaint and with complete reliability. The practical Korean car scores a dream result and its simple approach to technology makes it a role model, a new benchmark – what’s not there can’t break or go wrong.
This is an exact article taken from Kia Motors Vision 21 Issue 129.