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04/16/15 - 2015 KIA SEDONA NAMED TO WARD’S 10 BEST INTERIORS LIST

Kia Motors America’s (KMA) all-new 2015 Sedona has earned a spot on the Ward’s 10 Best Interiors list. The Sedona was recognized by the editors for its impressive interior style, comfort, and overall execution, including the available second-row “First-Class” lounge seating.
Awards|Kia Motors America|2015 Sedona

03/27/15 - 2015 KIA SOUL EV NAMED “BEST VALUE IN AMERICA” AWARD WINNER BY VINCENTRIC

The 2015 Kia Soul EV has been honored as a 2015 Vincentric “Best Value in America” award winner in the Electric/Plug-in Hybrid category. Vincentric is a leading source of cost-of-ownership data and analysis within the automotive industry.
Awards|Kia Motors America|2015 Soul EV

03/12/15 - 2015 KIA K900 AND SOUL NAMED AMONG BEST CARS FOR FAMILIES BY U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT

Kia Motors America (KMA) is proud to announce that U.S. News & World Report has honored the K900 flagship sedan and the 2015 Soul urban passenger vehicle with “Best Cars for Families” awards in the Luxury Large Car and Hatchback categories, respectively. U.S. News Best Cars, the automotive channel of U.S. News & World Report, has published rankings for new vehicles sold in America since 2007, and the awards continue each vehicle’s string of recent accolades from respected organizations such as Robb Report, Cars.com and Kelly Blue Book.
Awards|Kia Motors America|2015 K900|2015 Soul

02/26/15 - KIA SPORTAGE RANKS HIGHEST AMONG SMALL SUVS IN 2015 J.D. POWER VEHICLE DEPENDABILITY STUDY

J.D. Power 2015 Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS) has ranked the Kia Sportage as the leader in the Small SUV category, marking the first-ever VDS award in the brand’s history. The industry-wide study examines problems experienced during the past 12 months by original owners of three-year old vehicles (2012 model year). Overall dependability is determined by the number of problems experienced per 100 vehicles (PP100). Thus, a lower score reflects a higher long-term quality level. The Sportage ranked first in a field of seven contenders with a score of 129 PP100. This latest recognition for Sportage follows the model’s two consecutive J.D. Power Initial Quality Survey (IQS) awards in 2013 and 2014.
Awards|Kia Motors America|Quality|2012 Sportage|2015 Sportage

02/12/15 - KIA SOUL EV WINS 2015 MOTORWEEK DRIVERS’ CHOICE AWARD

Kia’s hip urban crossover and first all-electric zero emissions vehicle, the Soul EV, has been named the Best Eco-Friendly Vehicle in MotorWeek’s 34th annual Drivers’ Choice Awards. MotorWeek, which airs on 92 percent of PBS stations nationwide, analyzes trends, new products and new technology to produce a list of winners that can be used as a car-buying guide by the show’s viewers. Admired for its practicality and fun design, editors at MotorWeek appreciated the roomy interior and cargo space of the Soul EV, which offers more rear seat leg room than other key EV competitors.
Awards|Kia Motors America|2015 Soul EV

01/21/15 - KIA SOUL - WINNER OF A 2015 MOST POPULAR ON EDMUNDS.COM AWARD

Edmunds.com has named the Kia Soul to its annual list of the most popular vehicles on the well-known car-buying site. With more than 18 million unique visitors a month, Edmunds.com honored the fun and funky Kia Soul in the subcompact segment for the 2nd consecutive year.
Awards|Kia Motors America|2015 Soul

01/12/15 - K900 WINS 2015 URBAN CAR OF THE YEAR AWARD FROM DECISIVE MAGAZINE

In conjunction with the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), Decisive Magazine named the 2015 Kia K900 sedan as the “2015 Urban Car of the Year” at its 19th Annual Urban Wheel Awards (UWA) ceremony, the “Official Multicultural Event” of NAIAS. Combining world-class features, premium amenities, and impressive performance – all at a tremendous value – the K900 elevates the Kia brand to new levels of refinement and elegance.
Auto Shows|Awards|2015 K900

11/20/14 - 2015 KIA K900 NAMED ‘INTERNATIONAL CAR OF THE YEAR’

In conjunction with the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show, Road & Travel Magazine (RTM) has named the 2015 Kia K900 as its International Car of the Year. The K900’s stunning design combined with luxurious amenities, impressive performance and great value propelled the Kia brand to an unprecedented third consecutive win of the prestigious ICOTY award. The ICOTY jurors honored Kia’s Cadenza premium sedan last year and the best-selling Optima midsize sedan in 2012.
Awards|Kia Motors America|2015 K900

10/23/14 - 2015 KIA SOUL WINS ACTIVE LIFESTYLE VEHICLE OF THE YEAR

Kia Motors America’s (KMA) fun and funky urban passenger vehicle, the 2015 Soul, was named a winner at the 11th annual Active Lifestyle Vehicle of the Year awards held recently at Local Motors in Chandler, Arizona. For the third consecutive year, local media and athletes rated the Soul best in the urban category after static and dynamic evaluations.
Awards|Kia Motors America|2015 Soul
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