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Kia K2500 2024 Price Philippines & Official Promos

₱ 1,010,000 - ₱ 1,280,000

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Kia K2500 Philippines Overview

Body type





3 - 19


2.5 L

Max Power

128 hp

Max Torque

255 Nm

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The K2500 is a commercial vehicle from Korean car brand Kia Motors Philippines. It is built to cater to business requirements such as transporting passengers and moving cargo. In the Philippines, the K2500 is offered with a wide range of variants to choose from. It includes the K2500 4x4 Single Cab and Chassis, K2500 4x4 Single Cab dropside, K2500 Kargo Plus 4x2, K2500 Karga Plus 4x2, K2500 4x4 doube-cab dropside, K2500 Kargo 4x4, and K2500 Karga 4x4.


The Kia K series has been catering to businesses worldwide since its successful introduction in 1980. In other parts of the world, it is known as the Kia Bongo, Kia Big-Up, the Kia Travello, the Kia Kaon, Forland K1, and Kia Frontier.

The first generation, the Kia Ceres, one of its first models, was made available in the Philippines. This agricultural workhorse was used extensively to carry big loads in urban and rural highways.

The Kia Bongo III was launched locally as the company’s fourth-generation vehicle, renamed the K2700. The model was sold in our market from May 2005 to August 2018. In the same year, Kia Motors Philippines launched the K2500 Karga series.

More recently in 2021, Kia updated the K2500, with its Karga and Kargo variants having a cargo capacity of 1,235 kg.


The all-new Kia K2500 was built with performance and utility in mind. It measures 4,825mm long, 1,740mm wide, and 2,105mm tall on a 2,415mm wheelbase. 

Its front bears a wide windshield that provides a clear view of the road. The large halogen headlights illuminate the road ahead in low-light conditions, flanking Kia's trademark tiger-nose grille.

The K2500 is offered in either single cab or double cab configurations, with cab and chassis models able to be outfitted according to the customer's requirements. A sturdy dropside bed and closed van options are available for hauling cargo. Meanwhile,the single cab Kargo variant with sliding windows is fitted with padded benches for passenger use, featuring a folding function when cargo storage space is needed.

Supporting the gross weight of 2,980kg for the Single Cab Karga, 2,112kg for the Single Cab 4x4 dropside, and 2,156kg for the Double Cab 4x4 dropside is a set of 15-inch steel wheels.


The Kia 2500's cockpit area features basic yet necessary features, with an analog instrument panel behind the steering wheel. Power windows are standard on the front, as well as manual air-conditioning vents accompanied by additional ones at the rear for the Karga variant.

Default capacity for the Kia K2500's cab is three passengers, with the Karga variant able to accommodate between 10 and 16 passengers.

Technology & Safety Features

The Kia K2500's dashboard features a blank space where customers can install a 2-DIN audio head unit or even a touchscreen monitor. These can be patched to two speakers which come standard, accompanied by a USB port and AUX IN jack that also come by default. The light commercial vehicle comes with basic safety features, namely a pair of 3-pt. ELR seatbelts for the front. Stopping power comes in the form of front disc and rear drum brakes. 

Platform & Chassis

To ensure its durability durting operation, the Kia 2500 uses torsion bar springs in front and multi-leaf springs at the back.

Engine & Drivetrain

The Kia 2500 runs on a 2.5-liter common-rail directinjection diesel engine that produces 128 horsepower and 255 Nm of torque. It is paired with a 6-speed manual transmission. Single-cab variants are offered with either a rear-wheel or four-wheel drivetrain, while double cab variants come exclusively with four-wheel-drive.   

Kia K2500 2024 Price list

The price of the Kia K2500 in the Philippines starts at ₱1,010,000 for the entry-level Single Cab 2.5 Dropside 4x4 MT, while the top-of-the-line Kia K2500 Single Cab 2.5 Karga 4x4 MT (Dual Aircon) is priced at ₱1,280,000. For more details, please refer to our 2024 Kia K2500 price list as follows:

*** Please note that the Kia K2500‘s prices might differ in some showrooms and should serve as reference only.

K2500 Pros & cons

By jacob on Jan 30, 2023
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Things we like in K2500
  • Wide range of variants 
  • Powerful engine 
  • Spacious cab interior  
  • Available with 6-speed manual and four-wheel-drive 
  • Good visibility   
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Things we don't like in K2500
  • No head unit included
  • Spartan interior amenities
  • Bouncy ride on account of unrefined suspension

Kia K2500 2024 Specifications


  • 2.5 L
    128 hp
  • 255 Nm
    Part-Time 4x4 , RWD

Suspension & Brakes

  • Torsion bar
    Disc , Drum
  • Manual (Hand)


  • 4,825
    1,740 mm
    1,995 mm
  • 200 mm


  • 3-19


  • 15 inches


  • Fabric


  • None
  • Turnkey
  • None
  • None

Safety & Security

  • 0
  • None
  • None

Kia K2500 2024 Owner Reviews

Kia K2500 2024 Comparison with similar cars

The Kia K2500 squares off against a handful of competitors in the light commercial vehicle (LCV) category, which includes the Mitsbushi L300, Suzuki Carry, Hyundai H-100, and the Isuzu Traviz. Compared to its rivals, the K2500 features the most variants, affording flexible choices for customers. Its engine output is identical to that of the H-100, the highest in its class. The K2500 matches the Traviz in terms of its 200mm ground clearance, and is second to the H-100 in terms of length and height while matching the Hyundai's width. However, the Suzuki Carry surpasses it with a maximum height of 2,030mm.     

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Kia K2500 Philippines: FAQs

What is the engine of K2500?

The Kia K2500 gives users 2.5-liter common-rail direct injection diesel engine capable of generating 128 horsepower and 255 Nm of torque

What is the ground clearance of the Kia K2500?

The ground clearance of K2500 is 200mm

How much is brand new 2023 Kia K2500?

The price of new brand 2023 K2500 range from 973,000 Php to 1,280,000 Php, depending on the version.

Does Kia K2500 have remote start?

No, it does not

What type of car is Kia K2500?

KIA K2500 is a light commercial car

Kia K2500 2024 News

Kia Philippines turned over 10 Kia K2500 4x4 double cab dropside units to Scheirman Construction Consolidated, Inc.

Kia PH hands over 10 K2500 4x4 units to construction company

It can move the company’s business safely with its 4x4 drivetrain.

Apr 24, 2023

Kia K2500 can jumpstart your business with P80K discount this month

It is equipped with a segment-unique 4x4 drivetrain.

Mar 14, 2023

Kia PH to showcase K2500 light-duty truck units at 2022 MAFBEX

It wants to show that it can be an ideal business mover.

Jun 09, 2022

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