Most cars as evidently seen these days have had their price effectively reduced since the implementation of Goods and Services Tax last week on 1 April. Kia too, follows suit, announcing their revised on-the-road price which includes road tax and insurance.
The price cut ranges from RM308 to RM2,088. Do refer to the table below for a quick comparison of the prices before and after GST was implemented:
|Price before GST||Price after GST|
|Picanto||1.2 MT||CKD||1,248 cc||RM 54,888||RM 54,888|
|1.2 AT||CKD||1,248 cc||RM 59,888||RM 59,888|
|Rio||1.4 EX||CKD||1,396 cc||RM 73,888||RM 73,580||RM 308|
|1.4 SX||CKD||1,396 cc||RM 79,888||RM 79,080||RM 808|
|Cerato||1.6 Kx||CKD||1,591 cc||RM 89,888||RM 89,680||RM 208|
|1.6 SX||CKD||1,591 cc||RM 99,888||RM 99,480||RM 408|
|2.0L||CKD||1,591 cc||RM 118,888||RM 117,680||RM 1,208|
|Optima K5||2.0L||CBU||1,999 cc||RM 149,888||RM 148,000||RM 1,888|
|Sportage||2.0L||CKD||1,999 cc||RM 138,888||RM 137,800||RM 1,088|
|Sorento||2.4L||CKD||2,359 cc||RM 158,888||RM 156,800||RM 2,088|
The pricing shown above is only for private ownership in West Malaysia, and are inclusive of registration, road tax and insurance fees. All Kia models come with a five-year unlimited mileage warranty programme.