Kia Approved Service Centre in Essex

Underwoods Motoring are your local Kia Authorised Repairer and specialist. Unlike other garages, we have been accredited by Kia to best care for your vehicle and are able to provide fully Warranty support. Our technicians have been trained by Kia to provide expert repairs, using the latest tools and Kia diagnostic equipment. We only use Kia approved parts to ensure full compatibility and to prolong the life of your vehicle. All Kia labour and parts come with a two year warranty.

We are also fully accredited by the Motability Scheme and can therefore provide full Warranty repair support, as well as annual Servicing, for your Kia Motability vehicle.

During your visit our Technicians will check Kia's database for any outstanding software updates or recalls we can action whilst you are with us. We will also update the digital service history of your vehicle for future reference.

Every Kia that comes to Underwoods receives a comprehensive Visual Health Check and we will advise you of any work we recommend.

Kia Servicing near you

We are Kia Authorised at our location in Clacton, providing for full 7 Year Kia Warranty support. Our locations in Sudbury and Tiptree can also care for your Kia. We cover a wide area of Essex and Suffolk, making our garages easily accessible from local towns and cities such as Frinton, Harwich, Colchester, Chelmsford, Bury St Edmunds, Ipswich, Maldon, Braintree, Mersea, Halstead, Witham and many more.

Our locations are;

Clacton (Kia Authorised) – 107 Old Road, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, CO15 3AL – 01255 222444

Sudbury – 32 Cornard Road, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 2XA – 01787 372301

Tiptree – 5 Church Road, Tiptree, Essex, CO5 0LG – 01621 817781

To ensure your Kia car is cared for stress free, we can offer a Collection & Delivery Service within 10 miles radius of all locations or we can provide a Courtesy Car*. We highly recommend booking your appointment well in advance to avoid disappointment. While-u-wait appointments are also available.

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Make yourself comfortable

Waiting for your car to be repaired can be time consuming.

Should you choose to wait we make each of our locations as comfortable as possible. There is always a comfortable place to sit, with free WiFi provided and a choice of refreshing hot drinks including Tea, Coffee (made from fresh beans), Latte, Cappuccino and delicious Hot Chocolate.

As much as we enjoy your company, we will try to make your stay as short as possible.

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Kia Servicing

Our Service prices include Oil, Filters and Spark Plugs as required. The price you see is the price you pay. For full details of what's included speak to our Service Department.

Interim Service from £239. Major Service from £339^.

^Major Service only for vehicles over 3 years old and under two litre engine size. Major Service including Spark Plugs (for vehicles 4 and 8 years old) £370.

Vauxhall Fixed Pricing

If you rely on your car its essential to maintain safety and roadworthiness. That's why we're on hand if you need repairs on your Vauxhall.

Vauxhalls are known for their reliability, but may need the odd repair. The advantage with Vauxhall is you will know the exact cost. Because the price you see is what you pay - there are no hidden extras.

At Underwoods, you can choose between genuine Vauxhall parts, which have a 12 month warranty, and our range of Vauxhall Approved parts, which conform to our high quality standards. Both are fitted by Vauxhall trained technicians and the complete price includes parts, labour and VAT.

Vauxhall Approved parts are only available for Vauxhall cars over three years old. The parts and labour come with a two year warranty. This added benefit means you get the quality you’d expect, at a price you wouldn’t.

Choose from one of our four locations in Essex and Suffolk including; Clacton-on-Sea, Sudbury and Tiptree.

Compare the two types of Vauxhall parts for yourself;

ItemGenuine Vauxhall PartsVauxhall Approved PartsAdditional Parts Supplement (applies to Genuine Vauxhall and Vauxhall Approved parts)
Brake Pads - Front£175£135£30 - Cascada, GTC, Insignia, Mokka X, Grandland X, Crossland X, Antara, Ampera
Brake Discs & Pads - Front£375£235£60 - Cascada, GTC, Insignia, Mokka X, Grandland X, Crossland X, Antara, Ampera
Brake Pads - Rear£165£125£30 - Insignia, Mokka X, Antara, Ampera
Brake Discs & Pads - Rear£315£255£70 - Insignia, Mokka X, Crossland X, Antara, Ampera
Battery (excl. stop/start)£169£139
Battery (stop/start)£239£199
Wiper Blades - Front (pair)£55£45
Timing Belt Kit£569£449

Also available

ItemGenuine Vauxhall Parts
Brake Fluid Change£65
Diagnostic (up to 1 hour)£120
Air Conditioning Refresh£39
Air Conditioning Refresh and Pollen Filter£69
Air Conditioning Service (inc. re-gas)£139

An additional parts supplement applies to certain models. For example, Vauxhall Genuine Parts front brake pads have a fixed price of £175. If they are being fitted to any of the models listed, the price is £175 + £30 supplement = £205.

Motability with Kia

Many of you will have purchased your new Motability Kia from Underwoods in the past. As we have continued to hold Kia Authorised Repairer status, we can support all Warranty repairs on your Motability Kia vehicle as well as the annual Servicing and eventual MOT test. It doesn't matter where the vehicle came from originally or who the Main Dealer were, your local Underwoods Kia garage can help.

We will ensure all parts, oils and lubricants are Kia approved and the work carried out by our trained professionals. Just book as normal with Underwoods and we will be delighted to see you. All our sites have wheelchair accessibility and we will provided refreshments while you wait.

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Supporting Your Kia Warranty

As we hold Kia Authorised Repairer status, we can support all Warranty work on your Kia vehicle. During the first 7 years of your vehicles life, your Kia Warranty should be kept in tact by ensuring work is carried out by an approved company such as Underwoods.

We will ensure all parts, oils and lubricants are Kia approved and the work carried out by our trained professionals.

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Payment options

Not only will you receive the best quality repairs, we can also offer you flexible payment options such as 0% interest free, allowing you to spread the cost of your repairs over 3 months.

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All Kia models

We can support Kia models new and old, whether they are Petrol, Diesel, Plug-In Hybrid or fully Electric vehicles. Kia models include; Kia Sportage, Niro and e-Niro, EV6, Picanto, Rio, Ceed, XCeed, Stonic, Soul, Sorento and Carens.

Whether in Warranty or older, high or low mileage, we will ensure your vehicles is cared for to a high level.

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What our customers have to say

As well as thousands of customers across Essex, Suffolk and beyond, we are trusted by large groups in our local areas such as Essex Police.

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*Courtesy car and Collection and Delivery Service require notice and are subject to availability. Not available for MOT only bookings. Courtesy car driver’s must be 21 years or over and a valid driving licence must be provided. All electric courtesy car usage will be charged at 15p per mile. All petrol courtesy cars must have fuel replaced to same level when returned. Charges apply. Exclusions may apply.

^Only for vehicles over 3 years old and under two litre engine size.