11 Press Releases
11/28/12 ID: 5177
KIA MOTORS AMERICA UNVEILS NEW 2014 SORENTO CUV AT THE LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW
Kia Motors America (KMA) today unveiled a significantly redesigned version of its popular Sorento CUV at the Los Angeles International Auto Show. Just three years after U.S. production of the CUV began in West Point, Georgia, the 2014 Sorento comes to market as no mere refresh or facelift, boasting instead an all-new chassis, a new Gasoline Direct Injected (GDI) V6 engine, a substantially redesigned interior and a next-generation infotainment system. Expected to arrive in showrooms during the first quarter of 2013, the redesigned Sorento also adds a top-of-the-line trim level to its lineup – the SX Limited – which delivers an impressive roster of premium features and amenities.
01/02/13 ID: 5235
KIA MOTORS ANNOUNCES GOOGLE MAPS INTEGRATION TO ENHANCE IN-CAR CONNECTIVITY
Kia Motors America (KMA) today announced it will work with Google to provide content and search-based solutions enabled by Application Program Interfaces (APIs) for the second-generation of the automaker's innovative UVO eServices telematics system. These new solutions will initially be introduced on the new 2014 Sorento CUV. The immediate integration of Google solutions will utilize Google Maps and Google Places to acquire driving directions and locate Points of Interest (POIs) in a seamless and organic manner. KMA and Google look forward to continuing to work together to bring innovative navigation solutions to enhance the connected car experience.
01/09/13 ID: 5313
KIA MOTORS AMERICA LAUNCHES THREE-PART MARKETING CAMPAIGN FOR SIGNIFICANTLY REDESIGNED 2014 SORENTO
Parenting can present challenging moments that require quick thinking and expedient solutions, and Kia Motors America (KMA) has launched a new three-part ad series that demonstrates how the brand’s redesigned 2014 Sorento CUV1 can help Mom and Dad take on the day. In the first 30-second spot, titled “Tight Space,” parental creativity is in high gear when two of the Sorento’s available features – power-folding mirrors and power liftgate – help a determined father make the slimmest parking garage space manageable while his skeptical wife and children look on. Kia has been one of America’s fastest-growing car companies over the last five years2, and the U.S.-built* 2014 Sorento is one of seven all-new or significantly redesigned vehicles scheduled to arrive in showrooms this year.
01/15/13 ID: 5324
KIA MOTORS AMERICA SHOWCASES NEW 2014 SORENTO CUV AT THE NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW
Kia Motors America (KMA) arrived at this year’s North American International Auto Show, spotlighting a significantly redesigned version of its popular Sorento CUV. Just three years after U.S. production of the CUV began in West Point, Georgia, the 2014 Sorento comes to market as no mere refresh or facelift, boasting instead an all-new chassis, a new Gasoline Direct Injected (GDI) V6 engine, a substantially redesigned interior and a next-generation infotainment system. Expected to arrive in showrooms during the first quarter of 2013, the redesigned Sorento also adds a top-of-the-line trim level to its lineup – the SX Limited – which delivers an impressive roster of premium features and amenities.
01/29/13 ID: 5347
REDESIGNED 2014 KIA SORENTO POISED TO IMPRESS
Just three years after U.S. production of the Sorento began in West Point, Georgia, Kia Motors America (KMA) debuted a significantly redesigned iteration of this capable CUV at the 2012 Los Angeles International Auto Show. The 2014 Sorento will arrive to market as no mere refresh or facelift, boasting instead an all-new chassis, a powerful new Gasoline Direct Injected (GDI) V6 engine, a substantially restyled interior, a next-generation infotainment system and Kia’s first-ever blind spot detection system . With the sale date expected to land in the first quarter of 2013, the new Sorento also adds a top-of-the-line trim level to its lineup – the SX Limited – which delivers an impressive roster of premium features and amenities.
01/25/13 ID: 5350
KIA MOTORS’ SUPER BOWL COMMERCIAL WILL ANSWER THE AGE OLD QUESTION OF “WHERE DO BABIES COME FROM?”
IRVINE, Calif., January 25, 2013 – For generations, inquisitive young minds have asked the burning question that all parents dread. A question that leaves many moms and dads stumbling to find the right words to carefully, and sometimes creatively, navigate the most delicate of situations. On February 3, with more than 100 million people watching, Kia Motors America (KMA) will tell the story that hasn’t been told as a flustered father shares an epic tale with his curious young son from behind the wheel of the new 2014 Sorento CUV. Scheduled to air in the fourth quarter of Super Bowl XLVII and directed by Jake Scott, “Space Babies” reveals the existence of a faraway planet known as “Babylandia” and follows infant boys, girls, dogs, pandas and more on their journey to Earth to join their new families. After taking it all in, the curious child begins to offer an alternative theory passed on by a friend but his quick-thinking father calls upon UVO’s voice-activated jukebox feature to hurriedly change the subject and survive another day in the adventures of parenthood.
05/29/13 ID: 6309
KELLEY BLUE BOOK NAMES 2014 SORENTO TO LIST OF 10 BEST SUV’S UNDER $25,000
Kia Motors America’s (KMA) top-selling CUV, the redesigned 2014 Sorento, was named to Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com list of the 10 Best SUV’s Under $25,000. The list, which was compiled by editors at Kelley Blue Book, features stylish and sensible sport utility vehicles. Editors named the Sorento to the fifth spot on this exclusive list of segment leaders. Kelley Blue Book chose the Sorento based on its roomy interior cabin, refined design, premium features and compact size.
07/11/13 ID: 6414
KIA MOTORS MANUFACTURING GEORGIA REACHES ONE MILLION U.S.-BUILT VEHICLES MILESTONE
Today, Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc. (KMMG) celebrated as the one millionth vehicle – a snow white pearl 2014 Sorento SXL – rolled off the assembly line at the West Point, Ga. automobile manufacturing facility.
09/24/13 ID: 7467
REDESIGNED 2014 KIA SORENTO EARNS 5-STAR SAFETY RATING FROM U.S. GOVERNMENT
Kia Motors America’s (KMA) top-selling CUV, the redesigned 2014 Sorento, has earned the highest possible overall safety rating – five stars – from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The new Sorento was recognized for its outstanding performance in frontal and side impact crash tests, as well as high marks in rollover testing.
11/26/13 ID: 7688
2014 KIA SORENTO NAMED TO "TOP 10 CARS OF THE YEAR" LIST BY HISPANIC MOTOR PRESS AWARDS
Kia Motors America’s (KMA) top-selling crossover utility vehicle, the 2014 Sorento, was recently named one of the “Top 10 Cars of the Year” by the Hispanic Motor Press Awards. The Sorento took top honors in the competitive crossover segment of the annual survey of influential Hispanic journalists by virtue of its sleek styling, improved ride and handling and outstanding value proposition with a base price of $24,100.
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.