Total Items: 53
08/23/17 | ID: 12877
08/23/17 | ID: 12877
KIA SPORTAGE WINS AUTOPACIFIC’S 2017 IDEAL VEHICLE AWARD
The boldly designed Kia Sportage has won AutoPacific’s 2017 Ideal Vehicle Award (IVA), earning the highest marks in the Compact Crossover SUV category. The IVA is the Sportage’s second honor from AutoPacific following the Vehicle Satisfaction Awards (VSA) earlier this summer.
Awards|Kia Motors America|2017 Sportage
07/27/17 | ID: 12755
07/27/17 | ID: 12755
KIA NIRO, SOUL, AND CADENZA NAMED SEGMENT WINNERS IN J.D. POWER 2017 AUTOMOTIVE PERFORMANCE, EXECUTION, AND LAYOUT (APEAL) STUDY
Kia Motors has earned three J.D. Power Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) awards with the Kia Niro, Kia Soul, and Kia Cadenza, all garnering awards in their respective segments. Kia is the only non-premium brand to register wins in three segments (in a three-way tie with two premium brands), earning accolades in the Small SUV segment (Niro), Compact Multi-Purpose Vehicle segment (Soul) and Large Car segment (Cadenza). The announcement follows on the heels of Kia Motors recently being ranked highest in the industry in the J.D. Power Initial Quality Study (IQS) for the second year in a row and all three Kia APEAL study segment winners were also IQS segment winners.
Awards|Quality|2017 Niro|2017 Cadenza|2017 Soul
07/26/17 | ID: 12727
07/26/17 | ID: 12727
KIA OPTIMA AND KIA SPORTAGE RANKED TOP 10 MOST AWARDED VEHICLES OF 2017 BY KELLEY BLUE BOOK’S KBB.COM
Kia Motors America (KMA) was honored when two of its popular models – the 2017 Kia Optima midsize sedan and 2017 Kia Sportage SUV – were named among the top 10 Most Awarded Cars of 2017 by Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com, a trusted source for consumers in the automotive space. The list identifies the 10 vehicles Kelley Blue Book has recognized the most often this year. In addition, Kia Motors earned its place on KBB.com’s list of the 10 Most Awarded Brands of 2017.
Awards|Kia Motors America|Models|2017 Sportage|2017 Optima
07/20/17 | ID: 12724
07/20/17 | ID: 12724
2017 KIA FORTE EARNS TOP SAFETY PICK PLUS RATING FROM INSURANCE INSTITUTE FOR HIGHWAY SAFETY
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has awarded its best rating possible, Top Safety Pick Plus (TSP+), to the 2017 Kia Forte built after March 2017 when equipped with optional front crash prevention and high intensity discharge (HID) headlights with Dynamic Bending Light. This top safety award came right on the heels of the Forte being named highest-rated compact car in the 2017 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study (IQS), which measures consumer satisfaction and the least number of issues in the first 90 days of ownership.
Awards|Kia Motors America|Safety|Models|2017 Forte
06/13/17 | ID: 12620
06/13/17 | ID: 12620
THREE KIA MODELS EARN COVETED AUTOPACIFIC VEHICLE SATISFACTION AWARDS
Three of Kia Motors America’s (KMA) highly acclaimed models, the 2016 Optima midsize sedan, the 2016 and 2017 Cadenza premium sedan as well as the 2017 Sportage Compact CUV, have been named segment winners in AutoPacific’s 2017 Vehicle Satisfaction Awards (VSA) in the midsize car, large car and compact crossover SUV categories, respectively.
Awards|Kia Motors America|2016 Optima|2016 Cadenza|2017 Sportage|2017 Cadenza
06/08/17 | ID: 12615
06/08/17 | ID: 12615
KIA SOUL NAMED TO LIST OF BEST FAMILY CARS OF 2017 BY PARENTS MAGAZINE AND EDMUNDS
The 2017 Soul has been awarded a spot among the 10 Best Family Cars of 2017 by Parents magazine and Edmunds. The parenting and car experts tested hundreds of vehicles, selecting winners based on value, performance, safety and family-friendly features.
Soul|Award|Awards|Kia Motors America|Models|2017 Soul
06/01/17 | ID: 12611
06/01/17 | ID: 12611
2017 KIA OPTIMA RECEIVES TOP SAFETY PICK PLUS RATING FROM THE INSURANCE INSTITUTE FOR HIGHWAY SAFETY
Kia Motors America’s (KMA) top-selling sedan, the 2017 Optima, has earned the highest designation possible – Top Safety Pick Plus (TSP+) – from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) for vehicles built after March 2017 when equipped with optional front crash prevention and LED headlights with High Beam Assist. The rating reflects top scores in each of five crashworthiness tests as well as the integration of Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) for crash prevention and new headlamp testing standards which were introduced this year. Aside from earning “good” crashworthiness ratings and a superior rating for the optional front-crash prevention system, the 2017 Optima achieved a “good” rating in IIHS headlamp testing.
Awards|Kia Motors America|Safety|2017 Optima
05/25/17 | ID: 12599
05/25/17 | ID: 12599
2017 KIA SOUL FEATURED ON KELLEY BLUE BOOK’S KBB.COM 10 COOLEST CARS UNDER $18,000 LIST
Kia Motors America’s funky urban commuter, the 2017 Soul, has again been named as one of the 10 Coolest Cars Under $18,000 in 2017, according to Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com. This year marks the sixth consecutive time the Soul has been selected for 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 for its unique combination of technology, design, feature content, and excellent value. With a base MSRP price of $16,100 , the Soul offers crossover practicality, plenty of passenger room, and a feature-rich interior.
Advertising|Awards|Kia Motors America|Marketing|2017 Soul
04/25/17 | ID: 12542
04/25/17 | ID: 12542
2017 KIA CADENZA ACHIEVES TOP SAFETY PICK PLUS RATING FROM THE INSURANCE INSTITUTE FOR HIGHWAY SAFETY
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has awarded its highest designation possible, Top Safety Pick Plus (TSP+), to the 2017 Kia Cadenza, when equipped with optional front crash prevention and specific headlights. Defined by its luxurious refinements, expressive styling, advanced technology and refined powertrain, the Cadenza joins a growing number of Kia vehicles that have earned the TSP+ rating.
Awards|Kia Motors America|Models|2017 Cadenza
03/24/17 | ID: 12386
03/24/17 | ID: 12386
KIA SPORTAGE NAMED A 2017 MUST TEST DRIVE VEHICLE BY AUTOTRADER
The 2017 Kia Sportage has been named one of Autotrader’s 2017 Must Test Drive vehicles. The prestigious consumer-focused program showcases the best new vehicles shoppers need to experience prior to making a purchase. Award winners are selected by Autotrader’s editorial experts and have the potential to change the way a consumer perceives an entire segment or brand.
Awards|Kia Motors America|Models|2017 Sportage
03/07/17 | ID: 12377
03/07/17 | ID: 12377
SOUL AND CADENZA NAMED BEST CARS FOR FAMILIES BY U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT
The 2017 Soul and Cadenza have received 2017 Best Cars for Families awards from U.S. News & World Report. Vehicles were judged on their safety, seating and cargo volume, reliability and the availability of family-friendly features. U.S. News & World Report selected the Soul from 20 competitors in the Compact Cars category while the Cadenza was chosen from a field of 11 competitor vehicles in the Large Car category.
Awards|Kia Motors America|Models|2017 Cadenza|2017 Soul|2017 Soul EV
01/12/17 | ID: 12179
01/12/17 | ID: 12179
2018 KIA STINGER RECEIVES EYESON DESIGN AWARD FOR PRODUCTION CAR DESIGN EXCELLENCE
Kia Motors America’s all-new 2018 Stinger fastback sedan has been honored with an EyesOn Design award for Production Car Design Excellence at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. At an event typically dominated by introductions from American auto companies, Kia’s stinger stole the spotlight.
Auto Shows|Awards|Design|Kia Motors America|Models|2018 Stinger
01/05/17 | ID: 12161
01/05/17 | ID: 12161
2017 SPORTAGE NAMED “BEST NEW COMPACT SUV” BY CARS.COM
The 2017 Sportage, the fourth generation of Kia Motors America’s longest running nameplate, is considered the best in its segment as Cars.com has named it the “Best New Compact SUV” of 2017. With the honor, the Sportage is also in the running for the “Best of 2017” Cars.com award.
Awards|Kia Motors America|2017 Sportage
12/06/16 | ID: 11912
12/06/16 | ID: 11912
KIA SOUL EARNS CAR AND DRIVER 10BEST TRUCKS AND SUVs AWARD
Kia Motors America (KMA) is pleased to announce that Car and Driver has named the Soul to its 10Best Trucks and SUVs list, which recognizes 2017’s best trucks and SUVs on the market. Thanks to its colorful personality, the Soul stood out among competitors in its segment, while its extensive list of features and excellent value further helped it land a spot on the esteemed list.
Awards|Kia Motors America
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
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