Total Items: 51
06/22/16 | ID: 11543
06/22/16 | ID: 11543
KIA MOTORS RANKED NUMBER ONE 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
03/09/16 | ID: 11323
03/09/16 | ID: 11323
2016 SOUL NAMED AMONG BEST CARS FOR FAMILIES BY U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT
The 2016 Soul has been acknowledged as the “Best Compact Car for Families” by U.S. News & World Report. U.S. News evaluated more than 250 vehicles and named winners across 21 categories. The 2016 Best Cars for Families winners have a combination of high safety and reliability ratings, excellent reviews from the automotive press and technology and convenience features that cater to families.
Awards|Kia Motors America|Models|2016 Soul
02/04/16 | ID: 11158
02/04/16 | ID: 11158
2016 KIA OPTIMA AND SEDONA NAMED TO KELLEY BLUE BOOK’S KBB.COM 16 BEST FAMILY CARS FOR 2016 LIST
Kia Motors America’s (KMA) all-new 2016 Optima midsize sedan and 2016 Sedona minivan were both named to Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com 16 Best Family Cars for 2016 list. The recent winner of KBB.com’s 2016 Best Buy Award, the Optima was touted by editors for being stylish, feature-packed and family friendly. Meanwhile, the Sedona minivan was praised for style and function, a modern interior, impressive available safety features and overall value.
Awards|2016 Optima|2016 Sedona
11/20/15 | ID: 10949
11/20/15 | ID: 10949
KIA OPTIMA AND SEDONA WIN HISPANIC MOTOR PRESS AWARDS®
On the heels of recent honors from Kelley Blue Book® and J.D. Power®, the 2016 Kia Optima and Sedona continue to accumulate awards and accolades with both being named amongst best cars of the year for Hispanic families by the Hispanic Motor Press Awards®. The all-new 2016 Kia Optima topped the Family Sedan category, while the 2016 Sedona was named the best minivan of the year.
Auto Shows|Awards|Kia Motors America
11/18/15 | ID: 10931
11/18/15 | ID: 10931
ALL-NEW 2016 KIA OPTIMA AND SORENTO WIN ‘INTERNATIONAL CAR OF THE YEAR’ AWARDS
In conjunction with the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show, Road & Travel Magazine (RTM) has named the 2016 Kia Optima as its International Car of the Year. RTM jurors praised the all-new edition of Kia’s perennial best-seller for its aggressive design, long list of available features, impressive powertrain options and great value. RTM also named the 2016 Sorento its International SUV of the Year. The Sorento garnered acclaim for its combination of premium interior amenities, extensive safety features and all-wheel drive capability. Together, the awards propelled Kia to an extraordinary fourth consecutive win of the prestigious ICOTY brand award. The ICOTY jurors honored Kia’s K900 luxury sedan in 2015, the Cadenza premium sedan in 2014, and the previous-generation Optima in 2013.
Auto Shows|Awards|Kia Motors America|2016 Sorento|2016 Optima
11/12/15 | ID: 10909
11/12/15 | ID: 10909
2016 KIA OPTIMA EARNS KELLEY BLUE BOOK’S KBB.COM BEST BUY AWARD
Kia Motors America’s (KMA) passionately designed and obsessively crafted all-new 2016 Optima is the Best Buy of the Year among midsize cars according to Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com. With an extensive yearlong data collection process, vehicle testing and evaluation of 2016 model-year vehicles, Kelley Blue Book narrowed the list of 49 Best Buy Award Finalists down to an elite group of 12 winners.
Awards|Kia Motors America|2016 Optima
10/22/15 | ID: 10797
10/22/15 | ID: 10797
KIA SOUL WINS ACTIVE LIFESTYLE VEHICLE OF THE YEAR AWARD
Kia Motors America’s (KMA) fun, funky and functional urban passenger vehicle, the 2016 Soul, was named a winner at the 12th annual Active Lifestyle Vehicle (ALV) of the Year awards held recently in Chandler, Arizona. For the fourth consecutive year, a panel of local media and athletes rated the Soul best in the Urban category.
Awards|Kia Motors America|2016 Soul
09/21/15 | ID: 10586
09/21/15 | ID: 10586
KIA SEDONA DUBBED ‘ULTIMATE MINIVAN’ BY CARS.COM AND MOTORWEEK
The all-new 2015 Kia Sedona was recently named by Cars.com as the winner in its Ultimate Minivan Challenge, a multi-day comparison test that brought together experts from Cars.com and PBS’ MotorWeek to conduct a detailed analysis on a competitive set of fully-loaded minivans. The results combined professional assessments with real-world opinions from car shoppers currently in the market for a new vehicle in the minivan segment.
Models|2015 Sedona
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