Kia PH, Gateway Group open Batangas outlet with new design language

Updated May 13, 2022 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates

This is the fifth Kia dealer under Gateway Group.

The Kia Sto. Tomas dealership in Batangas recently became the second showroom in the country to showcase the brand’s new design language. Now, Kia Philippines, in partnership with Gateway Group, announced that the said dealership has officially reopened to give more customers access to ‘movement that inspires.’

Kia Sto. Tomas with new design language

Kia opens its Sto. Tomas dealership with the brand's new design language

Gateway Group is using its expertise in managing various car brands to grow the reach of the Kia Sto. Tomas dealership. The company owns a total of five Kia branches, namely Kia Sto. Tomas, Kia Mandaue, Kia Gorordo, Kia Talisay, and Kia San Pablo.

“I trust in the Kia brand and I am positive about the value that it can bring to Filipinos through Kia Philippines. Together, we can greatly contribute to uplifting the country’s transportation industry,” said Gateway Group Chairman Mr. Markane Goho.

Kia Sto. Tomas Soluto sales

New Kia owners experience the 'movement that inspires'

During the dealership’s inauguration, three new Kia customers experienced the latest that the brand has to offer. These include Ms. Alyssa May Bay, who is a new owner of a Stonic EX and K2500 Karga, Ms. Claire Chito with her new K2500 Karga, and Ms. Theresie Anyayahan who took home a new Soluto EX.

The presence of other models such as the all-new Kia Sorento and Carnival minivan with the new brand logo will also be expanded by Gateway Group. Kia Philippines President Manny Aligada said that he shares the same optimism with Mr. Goho as this chapter for the two companies in delivering a ‘movement that inspires’ begins.

“Gateway is a significant business partner and valued dealer group owner. They are exemplars in terms of executing the Kia mission and vision to provide quality products and services to Filipino consumers,” said Aligada.

Kia Sto. Tomas aftersales

The dealership aims to provide expert aftersales services

Batangueños can experience the Korean marque’s ‘movement that inspires’ at the Kia Sto. Tomas branch which is located along President Laurel Highway, Barangay San Roque, Santo Tomas, Batangas.

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Here is the complete price list for Kia Philippines for June 2022. Of note, Kia currently has eleven different models. It has three sedans namely the Soluto, Forte, and Stinger. It also has two hatchbacks, the Rio and the Picanto. For crossovers, it currently has the Sorento, Sportage, Stonic, and Seltos. It also has the Carnival as its entry into the minivan segment, as well as the K2500 as its light commercial vehicle model.


Rex Sanchez

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Rex Sanchez grew up in Saudi Arabia where he saw and got into the automotive scene. He started his career for an aviation company in the said region, writing about turbines and rotors which are later distributed for educational purposes. And now, he joined as a staff writer. Currently, he is the youngest on the team and is more than ready to grow in the field.


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