Kia Granbird

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Kia Granbird
KIA Granbird Silkroad 2015.jpg
Overview
Manufacturer Kia Motors
Also called Kia Granbird Royale
Kia Super Granbird
Production 1994–present
Assembly Gwangju Plant, Gwangju, South Korea
Body and chassis
Class Commercial vehicle
Body style High-decker coach
Doors 1
Floor type Step entrance

The Kia Granbird is a high-decker coach produced by the South Korean manufacturer Kia. It was derived from the Mitsubishi Fuso platform and for a brief period of time from former Asia Motors. Production started in 1994, and the exterior look stayed the same until a cosmetic update in 2007 for 2008. The Granbird is manufactured at Kia's Gwangju plant, which also makes the Soul, Sportage, Rondo, and Kia's commercial and military trucks. The Granbird is only sold in selected markets.

First generation[edit]

in 1994, Kia introduced the Granbird, and the against rivals Hyundai Aero and Daewoo BH series. this generation was only offered with direct injection diesel engines.

Second generation[edit]

In 2008, the second generation Granbird only available with the Parkway and most versions. 20 years after its Granbird production, this only of the 100,000+ units by mid-2014. The refreshed Granbird, called it as the Granbird Silkroad variant, debuted at the Seoul Motor Show in 2015.

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