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07/02/21 ID: 17618
2022 KIA STINGER EARNS IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+ AWARD
The 2022 Stinger sport sedan has been awarded the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS) Top Safety Pick Plus (TSP+) rating with the implementation of standard LED headlights. Previously a Top Safety Pick, the refreshed 2022 Stinger earned ratings of ‘good’ in all six IIHS crashworthiness evaluations, including the driver-side small overlap front, passenger-side small overlap front, moderate overlap front, side, roof strength and head restraint tests. The Stinger comes standard with Forward Collision Avoidance Assist that earned a superior rating in the vehicle-to-vehicle evaluation and an advanced rating in the vehicle-to-pedestrian evaluation.
04/14/21 ID: 17291
KIA SORENTO NAMED TO PARENTS’ LIST OF BEST FAMILY CARS 2021
The Kia Sorento is a PARENTS Magazine Best Family Cars 2021 award winner. PARENTS, the leading source for busy, millennial moms, selected winners based on high-tech performance, safety, and convenience features that meet the needs of families.
04/13/21 ID: 17289
KIA EARNS HONORS IN VINCENTRIC 2021 BEST FLEET VALUE IN AMERICA AWARDS
Kia Motors America (KMA) has earned multiple honors in the Vincentric 2021 Best Fleet Value in America Awards. The leading cost and analysis group recognized the Forte GT-Line (compact) and Soul LX (compact hatchback) as the best in their respective categories, marking three consecutive wins for the Forte. The Soul also claimed its third win.
03/09/21 ID: 17184
KIA SORENTO AND K5 ACHIEVE TOP 10 FOR THE 2021 WORLD CAR OF THE YEAR AWARDS
The Kia Sorento and K5 have both been selected to the Top 10 for this year’s World Car of the Year (WCOTY) Awards. The nominations follow Kia’s big wins last year, as the Telluride was named ‘World Car of the Year’ and the Soul EV ‘World Urban Car.’
03/05/21 ID: 17171
KIA TELLURIDE WINS 2021 KELLEY BLUE BOOK BEST RESALE VALUE AWARD
The Kia Telluride has won the 2021 Kelley Blue Book Best Resale Value Award in the 3-Row Midsize SUV category. The award recognizes models with the lowest depreciation among competitors during the first five years of vehicle ownership. Depreciation is often the most significant yet unexpected cost incurred during ownership of a vehicle and can impact overall value.
03/01/21 ID: 17087
CAR AND DRIVER EDITORS GIVE KIA A “HIGH FIVE”
The Kia Telluride, Sorento, Soul, K5 and Rio have all earned a spot on the Car and Driver 2021 Editors’ Choice Award list of cars, trucks, crossovers and SUVs that represent 2021’s standard of excellence. The winning vehicles were selected from more than 400 models tested by Car and Driver editors and awarded a “seal of approval” following rigorous instrumented testing.
03/01/21 ID: 17090
Kia Motors America announces pricing of the all-new 2022 Carnival MPV
Following on the heels of the Carnival MPV’s North American debut last week, Kia Motors America (KMA) has announced pricing for the multi-faceted people mover. Pushing the boundaries on expected fronts and bringing new life to a staid segment, the 2022 Carnival MPV is offered in four trim levels: LX, EX, SX, and SX Prestige. This all-new MPV is expected to go on sale in the second quarter of this year and pricing starts at $32,100.
02/19/21 ID: 17072
#1! KIA TOP MASS-MARKET BRAND IN J.D. POWER VEHICLE DEPENDABILITY STUDY
Kia was ranked number one among mass-market brands today by J.D. Power in the 2021 Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS) with a reported 97 problems per 100 vehicles. The achievement has been strengthened by three of Kia’s most popular-selling models – the Sorento, Sportage, and Optima – each besting their respective segments.
02/12/21 ID: 17061
KIA K5 MIDSIZE SEDAN AND SORENTO SUV NAMED AMONG THE “BEST NEW CARS FOR 2021” BY AUTOTRADER
Two of Kia’s newest and most popular models, the K5 midsize sedan and the Sorento SUV, have been named among the “Best New Cars for 2021” by Autotrader, marking the latest industry awards for Kia’s world-class model lineup.
02/11/21 ID: 17059
ALL-NEW KIA K5 RECEIVES 2021 MOTORWEEK DRIVERS’ CHOICE AWARD
The Kia K5 has earned a 2021 MotorWeek Drivers’ Choice Award, taking the win in the Best Family Sedan category. MotorWeek, television's longest running automotive magazine show, annually judges the best new cars and trucks of the year. Editors evaluate vehicles based on a variety of factors, taking into account trends and innovations, value, and reliability, among others.
02/10/21 ID: 17057
KIA NIRO EV NAMED CATEGORY WINNER IN NEW J.D. POWER ELECTRIC VEHICLE EXPERIENCE OWNERSHIP STUDY
The Kia Niro EV has been ranked number one among mass-market brands in the J.D. Power 2021 Electric Vehicle Experience (EVX) Ownership Study. For this inaugural study, J.D. Power surveyed nearly 10,000 electric vehicle (EV) owners on factors including cost-of-ownership, battery range, and driving enjoyment to determine the likelihood of repurchasing and recommending an EV.
02/09/21 ID: 17050
KIA WINS TRIFECTA OF 2021 “BEST CAR FOR THE MONEY” AWARDS FROM U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT
Three of the world-class vehicles from Kia Motors America were named “Best Cars for the Money” in their respective categories by U.S. News & World Report. Taking top honors this year are the 2021 Forte, Sorento and Soul models.
01/21/21 ID: 16888
KIA RIO WINS 2021 VINCENTRIC BEST VALUE IN AMERICA AWARD
The Kia Rio 5-Door has earned a 2021 Vincentric Best Value in America Award, ranking number one in the Subcompact Hatchback segment.
01/13/21 ID: 16876
KIA SORENTO NAMED SUV OF THE YEAR AT THE 2021 LATIN FLAVOR CARS OF THE YEAR AWARDS
In an important new award program from Puros Autos, Sorento is recognized in the SUV segment for its overall appeal to Hispanic consumers. Exceptional value, interior space and luxurious style are among the winning ingredients.
01/12/21 ID: 16874
KIA TELLURIDE NAMED THE CAR CONNECTION’S BEST FAMILY CAR TO BUY 2021
The Kia Telluride has been named The Car Connection’s Best Family Car to Buy for 2021, marking the second time the big and boxy SUV has earned high marks from TCC editors. Last year, the Telluride was named Best Car To Buy, winning that designation by a landslide.