Total Items: 54
04/26/18 | ID: 13873
04/26/18 | ID: 13873
KIA STINGER GT NAMED TO WARDS 10 BEST INTERIORS FOR 2018 LIST
The 2018 Kia Stinger GT fastback sport sedan recently was named one of Wards 10 Best Interiors for 2018. The list recognizes outstanding achievement in aesthetics, comfort, ergonomics, material use, fit-and-finish and user-friendly technology. The honor comes on the heels of Stinger GT’s 3.3-liter twin-turbo V6 being named to Wards 10 Best Engines list for 2018. Stinger continues to redefine the sport sedan segment previously occupied by more expensive offerings from Germany.
Awards|Concept Vehicles|Design|Kia Motors America|2018 Stinger
03/14/18 | ID: 13667
03/14/18 | ID: 13667
KIA CADENZA NAMED BEST LARGE CAR FOR FAMILIES BY U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT FOR SECOND CONSECUTIVE YEAR
The 2018 Cadenza has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report for winning the Best Large Car for Families award, marking the second consecutive year Kia’s premium sedan has taken home the honor. The Cadenza checked off all the boxes during the evaluation process, as vehicles were scored on their safety, seating and cargo volume, reliability and the availability of family friendly features.
Awards|Kia Motors America
03/12/18 | ID: 13665
03/12/18 | ID: 13665
KIA STINGER NAMED TO AUTOTRADER’S 2018 10 BEST CAR INTERIORS UNDER $50,000
The 2018 Kia Stinger recently was named one of Autotrader’s 10 Best Car Interiors under $50,000 for 2018. The honor is just the latest accolade in a long string of acknowledgments for Stinger as it continues to redefine the sport sedan segment previously occupied by much more expensive offerings from Germany. Taking into account the amount of time today’s drivers spend in their vehicles, Autotrader’s list aims to help shoppers go beyond the sheet metal and selects cars that make transit more enjoyable through thoughtfully laid out, comfortable and spacious interiors.
Awards|Kia Motors America|2018 Stinger
02/14/18 | ID: 13518
02/14/18 | ID: 13518
KIA RIO RANKS HIGHEST AMONG SMALL CARS IN 2018 J.D. POWER VEHICLE DEPENDABILITY STUDY
The J.D. Power 2018 Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS) has ranked the Kia Rio as the leader in the Small Car category. The industrywide study examines problems reported during the past 12 months by original owners of three-year old vehicles (2015 model year). Overall dependability is determined by the number of problems experienced per 100 vehicles (PP100). Thus, a lower score suggests a higher long-term quality level. The Rio ranked highest, with a score of 103 PP100.
Awards|Kia Motors America|Quality
02/09/18 | ID: 13516
02/09/18 | ID: 13516
KIA STINGER NAMED AS BEST OF THE YEAR IN MOTORWEEK 2018 DRIVERS’ CHOICE AWARDS
The Kia Stinger has been named as Best of the Year in MotorWeek’s 2018 Drivers’ Choice Awards, the top honor given amongst the 14-category program. The accolade is just the latest in a long string of acknowledgments for Stinger, which went on sale late last year and is redefining a staid sport sedan segment previously occupied by more expensive offerings from Germany. The awards, now in their 36th year, recognize vehicles for bringing innovation and value to the car-buying public.
Awards|Kia Motors America|2018 Stinger
02/06/18 | ID: 13509
02/06/18 | ID: 13509
KIA SOUL AND SORENTO HONORED WITH BEST CARS FOR THE MONEY AWARD FROM U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT FOR SECOND CONSECUTIVE YEAR
The 2018 Kia Soul and Sorento were announced as winners of two of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Cars for the Money awards. The awards recognize vehicles across 14 categories that represent the best combination of quality and value. Soul was honored with the Best Compact Car for the Money and Sorento claimed the Best 3-Row SUV for the Money.
Awards|Kia Motors America
01/31/18 | ID: 13500
01/31/18 | ID: 13500
KIA NIRO WINS GREEN CAR JOURNAL’S 2018 GREEN SUV OF THE YEAR™
Recognizing environmental achievement in the auto industry, the Kia Niro has been named Green Car Journal’s 2018 Green SUV of the Year™. Since the Niro went on sale early last year, it has been a popular choice for consumers seeking a hybrid offering crossover utility and great looks. The Niro beat out crossover/SUV finalists from Chevrolet, Mini, Mazda, and Volvo for the coveted award.
Awards|Kia Motors America|Models|2018 Niro
01/16/18 | ID: 13487
01/16/18 | ID: 13487
KIA STINGER WINS ROADSHOW BY CNET SHIFT AWARD FOR 2018 VEHICLE OF THE YEAR
Roadshow by CNET today announced Stinger as its 2018 Shift Award Vehicle of the Year. Besting stiff competition from Honda and Audi, the Stinger was lauded by the Roadshow by CNET editorial staff as being not just a class benchmark, but also a vehicle that is driving the industry toward a smarter, more sustainable and entertaining future. The Shift Award Vehicle of the Year is Roadshow by CNET’s top award category.
Awards|Kia Motors America|2018 Stinger
12/14/17 | ID: 13342
12/14/17 | ID: 13342
ALL-NEW 2018 KIA STINGER NAMED TO WARDS 10 BEST ENGINES LIST
Kia Motors America’s (KMA) all-new 2018 Stinger has been named to Wards 10 Best Engines list. The performance-oriented GT trim’s 3.3-liter twin-turbo V6 was selected among a field of 32 powertrains for its exceptional power delivery, responsiveness and refinement. The list focuses on engines that are new to the market or have been significantly improved over the previous year. WardsAuto editors conduct evaluations based on several criteria, including horsepower, torque, technology, observed fuel economy, relative competitiveness and noise characteristics. This is the 24th year for the competition.
Awards|Kia Motors America|Models|2018 Stinger
12/11/17 | ID: 13337
12/11/17 | ID: 13337
2018 KIA RIO WINS HISPANIC MOTOR PRESS FOUNDATION AWARD
The all-new 2018 Kia Rio was named among the 10 Best vehicles for Hispanic families by the Hispanic Motor Press Foundation, taking top honors in the subcompact car category. The Rio’s outstanding combination of fuel efficiency, innovative technology, fun-to-drive character and value helped it win high marks from the Hispanic Motor Press judges.
Awards|Kia Motors America|2018 Rio
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
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