Kia joins the local AUV battle as transport and logistics market increases

With demand for transport services on the rise, Kia Philippines, the Ayala-owned distributor of Kia vehicles in the country, gives business owners and operators an ideal people mover in the form of the Kia K2500 Karga.

With more commuters looking for safe and reliable modes of transport, owners and operators are likewise looking for options to service these needs. The Kia K2500 Karga is the best choice.


While the K2500 Karga may be a workhorse, this doesn’t mean Kia sacrificed style. It’s got a hood garnish, the tiger nose grille, for that look of distinction and maintains the unified family look of Kia models.

Apart from this, the K2500 Karga also gets much-needed functionality with features such as vinyl seats for added durability, front center armrest with cupholders, seating up to 19 people, as well as a powerful rear air-conditioning system with multi vents and dual blower motors. Front occupants even get power windows for a touch of convenience. In addition, its versatile seating configurations allow for different seating options—perfect for “social distancing” measures during these times. 


Powering the Kia K2500 Karga is a 2.5-liter common rail diesel engine with 130ps at 3,800rpm and 255Nm between 1,500-3,500rpm. Mated to a 6-speed manual transmission, the Euro-4 compliant engine and transmission combo allows the Karga to have a payload capacity of up to 835kg. This means you can haul a load of occupants with ease.


Backed by a 3-year/100,000km warranty, whichever comes first, the K2500 Karga comes in the following variants and prices:

  • 4×2 Karga: P1,110,000
  • 4×4 Karga: P1,215,000

Moreover, Kia Philippines makes it truly easy to own a K2500 Karga with its Deals Designed for You promo. Extended to run for the entire month of June, it gives business owners a chance to purchase a K2500 for as low as PHP53,000 all-in downpayment for the 4×2 Karga or PHP61,000 for the 4×4 Karga. Cash buyers, on the other hand, will be able to avail of a PHP35,000 discount.

Mr. Manny Aligada, Kia Ph President

“The Kia K2500 Karga is designed as a people carrier but is flexible to haul cargo as well. Business owners get a workhorse that can seat up to 19 people in comfort and safety and at the same time, a goods carrier when the need arises. Its engine is potent yet efficient, and it is backed by a 3-year warranty and ease of ownership with our Promise to Care aftersales program,” says Manny Aligada, president of Kia Philippines.

Beyond the easy ownership, Kia Philippines also gives buyers peace of mind with well-trained technicians looking after every Kia brought in for service. They use only Genuine Kia Parts. Booking a service appointment is likewise easy and ideal.

For more information on the Kia K2500 or any Kia vehicle, visit the Kia Philippines website at  or check them out on Facebook and Instagram.


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