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Kia extends scrappage deal as part of Spring offers

Kia has announced an extension and some changes to its scrappage scheme, as well as a range of other discounts and offers, for cars sold and registered by the end of June.

Previously only available on Picanto and Rio, the scrappage scheme will now be offered on Picanto, the all-new Stonic compact SUV and remaining stock of the run-out Cee’d hatchback. Rio models are no longer eligible.

Customers can receive £2,000 off the price of one of these new models when they scrap a qualifying part-exchange car that is at least seven years old. Terms and conditions apply, and we’ve checked the fine print for you below.

Hybrid offers

To help promote its range of hybrid models at a time when interest in hybrids is at an all-time high, Kia is offering a hybrid test drive incentive until the end of June.

Any customer who test drives the Niro (either the hybrid or plug-in hybrid version) or Optima plug-in hybrid will receive £1,000 off if they decide to purchase the car.

Finance offers on SUV models

Kia is offering a deposit contribution of up to £1,500 on Sportage and Stonic when purchased on a personal contract purchase (PCP).

On Sportage, the deposit contribution is £500 for the grade ‘1’ model, customers wanting a grade ‘2’ or above with a petrol engine will receive a £1,250 deposit contribution. Those purchasing a grade ‘2’ or above with a diesel engine will receive a £1,500 deposit contribution.

For the Stonic, the deposit contribution on PCP finance contracts has increased from £1,000 to £1,500 and is available on all grades and engines.

The newly-updated Sorento enjoys a deposit contribution of £2,000, available on all models.

Michael Dalton
Michael Dalton
Michael graduated from university in 2016 with a degree in Human, Social, and Political Sciences. He contributes to both The Car Expert and The Van Expert.

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