Total Items: 52
11/16/16 | ID: 11892
11/16/16 | ID: 11892
KIA SOUL RECEIVES 2017 CONSUMER GUIDE® AUTOMOTIVE BEST BUY AWARD
Consumer Guide® Automotive has awarded the Kia Soul one of its coveted Best Buy Awards for 2017 in the Subcompact Car segment, marking the third year in a row the fun-loving box car has received the award. Once again, the Soul’s funky personality resonated with the editors, along with its roomy interior, premium-looking cabin and long list of desirable features.
Awards|Kia Motors America
11/15/16 | ID: 11885
11/15/16 | ID: 11885
KIA MOTORS AMERICA WINS INTELLICHOICE’S CERTIFIED PRE-OWNED CAR AWARDS BEST POPULAR PROGRAM FOR SECOND CONSECUTIVE YEAR
Kia Motors America's (KMA) Certified Pre-Owned program has been named IntelliChoice’s Best Popular Program for the second consecutive year. The industry’s only independent report card helps consumers identify true costs and best values through rating manufacturer-backed programs based on nine essential components. Kia’s recognition comes on the heels of record CPO Program sales in October.
Awards|Kia Motors America
11/15/16 | ID: 11889
11/15/16 | ID: 11889
2017 KIA SPORTAGE WINS KELLEY BLUE BOOK’S KBB.COM BEST BUY AWARD FOR SMALL SUV/CROSSOVER
Kia Motors America’s (KMA) longest running nameplate in its fourth-generation, the Sportage, wins the Best Buy of the Year award among small SUVs/crossovers on behalf of Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com. The all-new 2017 Sportage earned a spot on Kelley Blue Book’s list of 12 winners after an extensive yearlong data collection process, vehicle testing and evaluation of hundreds of 2017 model-year vehicles.
Awards|Kia Motors America
10/27/16 | ID: 11805
10/27/16 | ID: 11805
KIA SOUL AND CADENZA NAMED ACTIVE LIFESTYLE VEHICLE OF THE YEAR AWARD WINNERS
For the fifth consecutive year, Kia Motors America’s (KMA) iconic urban passenger vehicle, the Soul, was named a winner at the 13th annual Active Lifestyle Vehicle of the Year awards held recently in Chandler, Arizona. Once again, local media and elite athletes rated the Soul best in the urban category after dynamic and real-world evaluations, while the all-new 2017 Cadenza wowed them with its stunning new design and comfortable passenger space.
Awards|Events|Kia Motors America|2016 Soul|2017 Cadenza
10/05/16 | ID: 11753
10/05/16 | ID: 11753
Kia Motors rises to 69th in Interbrand’s 2016 Best Global Brands report
Kia Motors rises to 69th in Interbrand’s 2016 Best Global Brands report
Awards|Kia Motors America|Kia Motors Corporation
10/05/16 | ID: 11752
10/05/16 | ID: 11752
Kia Motors rises to 69th in Interbrand’s 2016 Best Global Brands report
The global value of the Kia Motors brand has grown by 12% over the last year, according to Interbrand’s exclusive list of the 100 ‘Best Global Brands’. According to the 2016 study, released today, Kia has risen five spots to become the 69th most valuable brand in the world. The Korean manufacturer’s estimated brand value grew from US$5.7 billion in 2015 to US$6.3 billion in 2016. This represents a seven-fold (603%) increase since 2006, the year in which the brand declared design-driven management as a key strategy behind the company’s future growth.
Awards|Kia Motors America|Kia Motors Corporation
07/18/16 | ID: 11560
07/18/16 | ID: 11560
2017 KIA SORENTO ACHIEVES TOP SAFETY PICK PLUS RATING FROM THE INSURANCE INSTITUTE FOR HIGHWAY SAFETY
Kia Motors America’s best-selling CUV, the 2017 Sorento, has earned top honors – Top Safety Pick Plus (TSP+) – from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) when equipped with optional front-crash prevention. With the Sorento earning “good” crashworthiness ratings and a superior rating for the optional front-crash prevention system, Kia continues to demonstrate its ongoing commitment to safety.
Awards|Kia Motors America|Safety|2017 Sorento
06/22/16 | ID: 11543
06/22/16 | ID: 11543
KIA MOTORS RANKED HIGHEST NAMEPLATE IN THE AUTO INDUSTRY FOR INITIAL QUALITY BY J.D. POWER
Having transformed into an industry leader in design, quality and technology, Kia Motors reached historic new heights today when J.D. Power recognized the brand as the highest scoring nameplate in its 2016 Initial Quality Study (IQS) out of all 33 makes in the U.S. Marking the first time in 27 years that a non-premium brand has topped the rankings, Kia’s rise to the top was driven by segment-leading performances from the Sportage and Soul, while Rio, Forte and Sorento all ranked in the top three of their respective categories.
Awards|Kia Motors America|Quality|Models
06/16/16 | ID: 11536
06/16/16 | ID: 11536
KIA MOTORS RECOGNIZED AS ONE OF THE HIGHEST QUALITY BRANDS IN THE AUTO INDUSTRY BY STRATEGIC VISION
Kia Motors’ hard-earned reputation for delivering world-class quality and reliability across its model line was reinforced today when Strategic Vision named Kia the highest quality brand under $26,000 (in a tie) in the research-based consultancy’s Total Quality Impact (TQI) study. Leading the way for Kia were the Sorento and Sedona, which achieved the highest TQI scores in the mid-size CUV and minivan segments (in a tie), respectively.
Awards|Kia Motors America
06/09/16 | ID: 11532
06/09/16 | ID: 11532
KIA MOTORS RANKS HIGHEST AMONG ALL POPULAR BRANDS IN 2016 AUTOPACIFIC VEHICLE SATISFACTION AWARDS
Kia Motors ranked highest among all popular brands in the 2016 AutoPacific Vehicle Satisfaction Awards (VSA) and placed fifth overall in the industry – ahead of luxury brands such as Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Porsche. In addition, three of Kia’s world-class vehicles – the 2016 Soul, Optima and Sedona – were named segment winners in the VSAs, which identify the most satisfying cars and automotive brands in the market.
Awards|Kia Motors America|2016 Optima|2016 Sedona|2016 Soul
06/06/16 | ID: 11528
06/06/16 | ID: 11528
KIA OPTIMA AND SOUL NAMED AMONG THE BEST FAMILY CARS OF 2016 BY PARENTS MAGAZINE AND EDMUNDS.COM
Kia Motors America’s (KMA) 2016 Optima midsize sedan and 2016 Soul hatchback have been recognized by Parents magazine and Edmunds.com as among the 10 Best Family Cars of 2016. The prestigious list, which identifies top picks for safety, performance and family-friendly features, will appear in the July issue of Parents magazine (available June 14) and online at parents.com/best-family-cars.
Awards|Kia Motors America|2016 Optima
05/24/16 | ID: 11516
05/24/16 | ID: 11516
2016 KIA SOUL NAMED ONE OF THE 10 COOLEST CARS UNDER $18,000 BY KELLEY BLUE BOOK’S KBB.COM
Kia Motors America’s (KMA) funky urban commuter, the 2016 Soul, has again been named as one of the 10 Coolest Cars Under $18,000 according to Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com. This year marks the Soul’s fifth consecutive appearance on the list, which features some of the most fun-to-drive and fun-to-own vehicles on the market. Once again, Kelley Blue Book editors chose the Soul based on its head-turning style, extensive feature content, and excellent value. With a base price of $15,900 , the Soul offers wagon-based practicality, plenty of passenger room, and a feature-rich interior.
Awards|Kia Motors America|2016 Soul
05/09/16 | ID: 11505
05/09/16 | ID: 11505
TROYE SIVAN TO PERFORM AS “KIA’S ONE TO WATCH” ON THE “2016 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS
Billboard, dick clark productions and Kia Motors announced today that new music sensation, Troye Sivan, will perform as “Kia’s One to Watch” on the “2016 Billboard Music Awards.” The “2016 Billboard Music Awards” will broadcast LIVE from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 22 at 8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PT on ABC. For the first time in Billboard Music Awards history, viewers on the West Coast will watch the show live with fellow fans on the East Coast. This year’s show, which will be hosted by hip-hop artist Ludacris and international music sensation Ciara, will showcase big performances, unexpected collaborations and much-discussed pop culture moments. Sivan joins previously announced performers Justin Bieber, Celine Dion, DNCE, Fifth Harmony, The Go-Go’s, Demi Lovato, Shawn Mendes, P!nk, Britney Spears and a collaboration with Nick Jonas and Tove Lo.
Awards|Events|Kia Motors America|Marketing|2016 Optima
03/30/16 | ID: 11452
03/30/16 | ID: 11452
ALL-NEW 2016 KIA OPTIMA RECEIVES TOP SAFETY PICK PLUS RATING FROM THE INSURANCE INSTITUTE FOR HIGHWAY SAFETY
Kia Motors America’s (KMA) best-selling nameplate, the all-new 2016 Optima, has earned the highest designation possible – Top Safety Pick Plus (TSP+) – from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) when equipped with optional front crash prevention. The rating reflects top scores in each of five crashworthiness tests as well as the integration of active safety technology to aid in crash prevention. The 2016 Optima earned “good” crashworthiness ratings and a superior rating for the optional front-crash prevention system.
Awards|Kia Motors America|Safety|2016 Optima
03/28/16 | ID: 11446
03/28/16 | ID: 11446
KIA SEDONA NAMED ‘MUST TEST DRIVE’ VEHICLE FOR 2016 BY AUTOTRADER
In the midst of the New York International Auto Show, the 2016 Kia Sedona has been named one of Autotrader’s Must Test Drive Vehicles for 2016. The prestigious list is a uniquely consumer-focused showcase that highlights the top vehicles shoppers should test drive before deciding what to purchase. The recognized vehicles are chosen based on a diverse set of criteria outlined by Autotrader’s editorial experts, who log thousands of miles test driving the latest cars, trucks and SUVS on the road each year.
Awards|Kia Motors America|2016 Sedona
03/22/16 | ID: 11423
03/22/16 | ID: 11423
KIA SORENTO RECEIVES TRUECAR PRE-OWNED VALUE AWARD
In conjunction with the 2016 New York International Auto Show, the Kia Sorento is among the honorees for the first-ever Pre-Owned Value Awards (POVA) from TrueCar, powered by ALG. TrueCar’s POVA recognizes model-year 2014 vehicles across 27 segments selling in 2016 that are expected to retain the highest percent of their value over the next three years. Sorento took the top spot in the midsize utility segment.
Awards|Kia Motors America|2014 Sorento
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