Total Items: 51
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
09/15/15 | ID: 10583
09/15/15 | ID: 10583
KIA RACING FORTE KOUP PRIVATEER PROGRAM EARNS SECOND-STRAIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP IN PIRELLI WORLD CHALLENGE SEASON FINALE AT MAZDA RACEWAY LAGUNA SECA
Reigning 2014 Pirelli World Challenge (PWC) Touring Car A (TCA) Driver Champion, Jason Wolfe, piloting the No. 36 Richard Wolfe Trucking Kinetic Motorsports Kia Forte Koup, scored two race wins and a podium finish in the final three rounds of the season at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca (MRLS) in Monterey, California, to successfully defend his title. Wolfe’s outstanding performance and consistent execution throughout the season resulted in 11 podiums, including eight wins, during the 18-race PWC TCA schedule, earning Kia Racing its seventh professional motorsport championship since 2010.
Kia Racing
09/15/15 | ID: 10582
09/15/15 | ID: 10582
KIA RACING FORTE KOUP PRIVATEER PROGRAM EARNS SECOND-STRAIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP IN PIRELLI WORLD CHALLENGE SEASON FINALE AT MAZDA RACEWAY LAGUNA SECA
KIA RACING FORTE KOUP PRIVATEER PROGRAM EARNS SECOND-STRAIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP IN PIRELLI WORLD CHALLENGE SEASON FINALE AT MAZDA RACEWAY LAGUNA SECA
Kia Racing|Action|Exterior|Front 3/4
08/20/15 | ID: 10544
08/20/15 | ID: 10544
KIA CADENZA EARNS AUTOPACIFIC’S 2015 IDEAL VEHICLE AWARD IN LARGE CAR CATEGORY
The premium and stylish Kia Cadenza sedan has earned AutoPacific’s 2015 Ideal Vehicle Award (IVA) in the Large Car category (tie). AutoPacific’s IVA is based on over 66,000 surveys completed by new-car owners in the first half of 2015 and recognizes products that most closely meet buyer requirements and expectations. Based on the responses from vehicle owners, the survey encompasses the vehicle’s ride and handling, driver’s seat comfort, interior storage, safety features, engine power and acceleration, and technology.
Awards|2015 Cadenza
07/22/15 | ID: 10452
07/22/15 | ID: 10452
2015 KIA SEDONA RECEIVES J.D. POWER APEAL AWARD
Arriving with a design intended to shake up the minivan segment, the stylish, multipurpose 2015 Sedona followed its debut with a record first-half sales performance and high praise from media and consumers alike. This trend continues as the Sedona has received the J.D. Power Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) award in the Minivan segment. This individual model accolade follows on the heels of Kia’s ascension in the 2015 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study (IQS), in which the brand placed second among all nameplates (or “brands”) and received the highest score among non-luxury nameplates. All new for the 2015 model year, the Sedona is setting a blistering sales pace with a 476-percent increase from mid-year reporting in 2014.
Awards|Kia Motors America|Quality|2015 Sedona
07/08/15 | ID: 10432
07/08/15 | ID: 10432
KIA K900 SETS RECORD-HIGH SCORE IN AUTOPACIFIC VEHICLE SATISFACTION AWARDS
Four models from Kia Motors America (KMA) were recognized as segment winners of the 2015 AutoPacific Vehicle Satisfaction Awards (VSA), including the K900 luxury sedan, which ranked at the top of the Luxury Car category and won AutoPacific’s coveted President’s Award, given to the vehicle that achieves the highest-ever overall VSA score. This is only the third time this award has been given in the 19-year history of the VSAs. The other three Kia winners included the 2015 Cadenza, 2015 Soul (tie) and 2015 Sportage in the Large Car, Compact Car and Compact Crossover SUV categories, respectively, with the Soul scoring its second consecutive win. Kia had more category winners than any other brand and ranked third (tie) among all Popular non-premium automakers for overall brand score.
Awards|Kia Motors America|2015 K900|2015 Sportage|2015 Soul|2015 Cadenza
04/16/15 | ID: 10119
04/16/15 | ID: 10119
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
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