6 Press Releases
06/21/17 ID: 12665
KIA TOPS J.D. POWER’S INITIAL QUALITY NAMEPLATE RANKINGS FOR SECOND STRAIGHT YEAR
Continuing a multi-year string of quality and reliability awards and accolades, J.D. Power’s 2017 Initial Quality Study (IQS) today recognized Kia Motors as the highest-ranking nameplate in the United States for the second year in a row. Kia’s improvement to 72 problems per 100 vehicles marks the best nameplate performance within the last 20 years of the study, driven by five segment awards – the most of any nameplate – for the Soul (Compact Multi-Purpose Vehicle), Forte (Compact Car), Cadenza (Large Car), Niro (Small SUV) and Sorento (Midsize SUV). The Kia Soul took home an IQS award for the third consecutive year while Kia’s two newest models, Cadenza and Niro, were outstanding performers in their first model year, with the Kia Cadenza earning the top score among all models ranked in the study. Together with the Optima and Sportage, each of the seven award eligible Kia models included in the 2017 IQS study finished first or second in their respective categories.
05/02/17 ID: 12560
KIA MOTORS MANUFACTURING GEORGIA PRODUCES ONE MILLIONTH SORENTO IN THE U.S.
Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc. (KMMG) celebrated production of the plant’s one millionth Sorento CUV at its West Point facility.
02/07/17 ID: 12369
SOUL AND SORENTO NAMED BEST CARS FOR THE MONEY FROM U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT
The 2017 Soul and Sorento have received 2017 Best Cars for the Money awards from U.S. News & World Report. U.S. News recognized vehicles across 20 categories that provide consumers with the best combination of quality and value, naming Soul Best Compact Car for the Money and Sorento the Best 3-Row SUV for the Money.
04/29/16 ID: 11491
2017 SORENTO OVERVIEW
The 2017 Kia Sorento, built at Kia’s U.S. manufacturing plant in West Point, Georgia, enters its second model year as a carry-over. Kia’s best-selling CUV receives new technology such as Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay® (late availability), as well as two new packages for greater flexibility – the Advanced Touring Package and the Advanced Technology Package. The 2017 Sorento offers a host of previously unavailable driver assistance features such as Autonomous Emergency Braking and Dynamic Bending Lights.
07/18/16 ID: 11560
2017 KIA SORENTO ACHIEVES TOP SAFETY PICK PLUS RATING FROM THE INSURANCE INSTITUTE FOR HIGHWAY SAFETY
Kia Motors America’s best-selling CUV, the 2017 Sorento, has earned top honors – Top Safety Pick Plus (TSP+) – from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) when equipped with optional front-crash prevention. With the Sorento earning “good” crashworthiness ratings and a superior rating for the optional front-crash prevention system, Kia continues to demonstrate its ongoing commitment to safety.
09/08/16 ID: 11692
BO JACKSON AND BRIAN BOSWORTH GO HEAD-TO-HEAD ON THE 8-BIT GRIDIRON IN TECMO BOWL-INSPIRED AD CAMPAIGN FOR THE KIA SORENTO SUV
Football is back! And nearly 30 years after crossing paths in Seattle, football legends Bo Jackson and Brian Bosworth find themselves once again on a collision course – but this time with a very different result – in a new advertising campaign debuting online today for Kia Motors’ award-winning Sorento. When the “MVP of SUVs” effort makes its broadcast debut this Sunday, it will mark Kia’s third consecutive season with NBC’s “Sunday Night Football,” and offer a new twist on Tecmo Bowl, still considered one of the best sports video games ever nearly three decades after its release.