Kia Pride for Sale in Ghana
The Pride is a subcompact car manufactured by the Kia Motor Co. for the Korean and international automobile market. A subcompact car, also known as an urban car or a mini, is a car manufactured primarily for use in urban areas and city landscapes. Kia Pride is special in the sense that it has had three different badge names since its production began in 1987. From 1987 to 2000, the first generation of Kia Pride was also marketed as Ford Fiesta since Ford Motors Co. is a majority shareholder in Kia Motors Co. The second generation was marketed as Kia Rio as well in many markets. The third generation which is still in production since 2011 is also called the new Kia Rio. This is in fact a testament to Kia Pride’s popularity that Kia and Ford are selling the same thing under different badging in different markets. A comprehensive collection of used and affordable Kia Pride car listings in Ghana can be found on Jumia Car website.
What to know when Buying Kia Pride
Performance and Specifications of Kia Pride
Kia Pride is a subcompact vehicle which means that it is compact and fuel efficient and very small enough to handle small parking spaces in urban environments. The Kia Pride vehicles found on the Ghanaian market generally have the following specifications:
- They are available as front-engine front wheel drive or front engine all wheel drive vehicles.
- Both petrol and diesel versions are available. Although more than on cylinder volumes are available the most common cylinder volumes found on the Ghan ian market are the 1.0L, 1.4L and 1.6L.
- It is a five door vehicle with a sedan as well as a hatchback configuration.
- It is available as 4 and 6 speed automatic as well as 4 speed manual transmission vehicle.
How is the Design of Kia Pride
Kia Pride is a subcompact car with a 5 door body. The earlier versions were more popular in the hatchback version while as time has passed by, the newer generations are emphasizing more and more the sedan configuration with 5 doors, 5 seats and a full trunk for luggage storage.
What are the Standout Features of Kia Pride
The standout feature of Kia Pride is certainly its 1.6L engine which is a rarity in the super subcompact class vehicles because it is very hard to find space for a bigger cylinder in a city car. Kia Motor Co. was able to manage it and due to this the Pride was very well received by city dwellers who wanted a small car but were not prepared to compromise the power available for big cars.
Used Kia Pride for Sale in Ghana
A number of Kia Pride vehicles that are still on the automobile market are the older year models with most of them formally used for the taxi business in Ghana. Several versions that are available are locally used types that have been registered. The listings on Jumia Car comprises of both registered and unregistered Kia Pride for sale at very reasonable and negotiable prices. There are a number of Kia Pride offers from local dealers and private sellers located in the following cities;
What is the Best Kia Pride year to Buy
The Kia Pride models that are popular and available in the Ghanaian automobile market is the 1987 to 2000 Kia Pride. But however in the model manufacture between the years 2005 and 2011 which is called the Kia New Pride in the South Korean market is known in Ghana as Kia Rio.
Kia Pride Price in Ghana
The availability of Kia vehicles in Ghana is very easy because Kia has a very established brand presence in Ghana. Kia Pride spare parts and maintenance are not very costly due to the same reason. It can be bought as locally used or home used version directly from the dealers or private individuals. The price of Kia Pride in Ghana goes from GHC 10,000 to GHC 18,000 depending on condition, mileage and year model.
Overall Impression of Kia Pride
The Kia Pride is immensely popular due to its very compact design. Due to its lower fuel consumption and low maintenance costs, it commands a very high resale value which makes it even more desirable for middle to high income families. It has a very spacious interior and comes with safety features such as airbags and anti-fog lights. In November 2011, the third generation Rio was awarded Semperit Irish Car of the Year and in December was awarded Carsguide's 2011 Car of the Year award as well. The Kia Rio was also awarded as the 2012 car of the year in Slovakia. In 2012 the Rio won the Supermini Scottish car of the year.