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01/14/20 ID: 15862
KIA TELLURIDE WINS “TRIPLE CROWN” OF PRESTIGIOUS AUTOMOTIVE AWARDS
The Telluride is Kia’s winningest and most awarded vehicle in the past year and the first sport-utility vehicle to win the “Triple Crown” of the auto industry’s most prestigious accolades: 2020 North American Utility Vehicle of the Year from North American Car of the Year (NACTOY); MotorTrend SUV of the Year; and a Car and Driver 10 Best.
01/13/20 ID: 15860
KIA TELLURIDE WINS 2020 NORTH AMERICAN UTILITY VEHICLE OF THE YEAR
Today, the Kia Telluride was named 2020 North American Utility Vehicle of the YearTM by the distinguished North American Car of the Year jury (NACTOY). This first-time honor for the Kia brand caps an unprecedented number of awards for Kia’s three-row SUV from major consumer and enthusiast publications since the Telluride appeared in dealerships early last year.
12/19/19 ID: 15857
KIA SWEEPS INTELLICHOICE CPO AWARDS
Kia is best in all three “Popular” categories in the annual IntelliChoice Certified Pre-Owned awards. In the first sweep since 2011, Kia received top honors in Best Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Program, Best Used Cost of Ownership and Best CPO Warranty Program.
12/11/19 ID: 15796
KIA TELLURIDE WINS 2020 EDMUNDS TOP RATED AWARD
The Kia Telluride has earned a 2020 Edmunds Top Rated Award, taking the win in its category to earn the title of Top Rated SUV.
12/02/19 ID: 15791
KIA TELLURIDE NAMED FINALIST FOR 2020 NORTH AMERICAN UTILITY VEHICLE OF THE YEAR AWARD
Conceived, designed and assembled in America, the Kia Telluride has been named one of three finalists for the 2020 North American Utility Vehicle of the Year (NACTOY).
11/22/19 ID: 15742
KIA TELLURIDE NAMED “SUV OF TEXAS” BY THE TEXAS AUTO WRITERS ASSOCIATION
The Kia Telluride went even bigger and bolder at the 2019 Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA) Truck Rodeo, taking home the overall category-winning title of “SUV of Texas”. In addition to the top honor, Telluride was also named the “Mid-Size SUV of Texas.”
11/21/19 ID: 15728
TELLURIDE IS CAR AND DRIVER 10BEST FOR 2020
The Kia Telluride has been named to Car and Driver’s 10Best Trucks and SUVs list, which recognizes 2020’s best trucks and SUVs on the market. The renowned automotive publication selected the award-winning three-row sport utility for this prestigious honor based on its design, equipment, performance and road manners.
08/20/19 ID: 15340
KIA FORTE AND SOUL NAMED TOP PICK FOR TEENS BY U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT
U.S. News & World Report has awarded the 2019 Kia Forte “Best Car for Teens $25k to $30k” and the 2020 Kia Soul “Best SUV for Teens $25k to $30k.” Vehicles were evaluated based on predicted reliability ratings, crash test scores and available advanced driver assistance features.
08/13/19 ID: 15268
KIA FORTE AND CADENZA WIN AUTOPACIFIC VEHICLE SATISFACTION AWARDS
Kia Motors America (KMA) celebrates a double Autopacific win, as the 2019 Forte sedan and the 2019 Cadenza have been named segment winners in the 2019 Vehicle Satisfaction Awards (VSA). The Forte outranked some of the segment’s toughest rivals in the compact car segment, while the Cadenza beat out industry stalwarts in the large car category.
07/30/19 ID: 15245
KIA FORTE NAMED SEGMENT WINNER IN J.D. POWER 2019 AUTOMOTIVE PERFORMANCE, EXECUTION, AND LAYOUT (APEAL) STUDY
One of Kia Motors America’s (KMA) best-selling models – the Forte compact sedan – has earned a J.D. Power Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) award. The announcement comes on the heels of Kia being named the highest ranked mass market brand in the J.D. Power Initial Quality Study for the fifth consecutive year, with the Forte recognized for its segment-topping performance in the compact car segment.
07/25/19 ID: 15195
KIA HAS THE MOST VEHICLES WITH TOP SAFETY PICK AND TOP SAFETY PICK PLUS RATINGS FROM INSURANCE INSTITUTE FOR HIGHWAY SAFETY
Kia has more vehicles with Top Safety Pick (TSP) and Top Safety Pick Plus (TSP+) ratings than any other brand. The new distinction was achieved when the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) recently awarded Top Safety Pick to the new 2020 Kia Telluride, which received “Good” ratings in all six IIHS crashworthiness tests and an “Acceptable” rating for headlights.
07/02/19 ID: 15189
2020 KIA SOUL EARNS 2019 TOP SAFETY PICK PLUS STATUS FROM INSURANCE INSTITUTE FOR HIGHWAY SAFETY
The completely redesigned 2020 Kia Soul has earned Top Safety Pick Plus (TSP+) status from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The TSP+ designation was awarded to Soul models equipped with optional Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist systems and LED headlights . On the heels of the Stinger’s recent TSP+ rating, the Soul’s new accolade increases the total number of Kia vehicles with 2019 Top Safety Pick or Top Safety Pick Plus ratings to 11 when equipped with optional front crash prevention and specific headlights.
06/19/19 ID: 15187
KIA MOTORS RANKED HIGHEST MASS MARKET BRAND FOR FIFTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR IN J.D. POWER U.S. INITIAL QUALITY STUDY
For the fifth consecutive year, Kia was named the number one non-luxury automotive brand today by J.D. Power in the 2019 U.S. Initial Quality Study (IQS), with a reported 70 problems per 100 vehicles, a two-point improvement over last year’s results. Kia’s continued success in IQS was led by having four models – Rio, Forte, Sportage and Soul -- included among the top 10 vehicles in the industry, the most of any brand. In addition, Kia had segment-topping performances from Rio (Small Car), Forte (Compact Car), Sportage (Small SUV) and Sedona (Minivan).
06/05/19 ID: 15162
2019 KIA STINGER NAMED A TOP SAFETY PICK PLUS BY 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 2019 Kia Stinger fastback sedan when equipped with optional Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist with Pedestrian Detection and LED headlights . The Stinger’s TSP+ rating increases the total number of Kia vehicles with 2019 Top Safety Pick or Top Safety Pick Plus ratings to 10.
05/29/19 ID: 15144
KIA’S CERTIFIED PRE-OWNED PROGRAM NAMED TO AUTOTRADER’S BEST PROGRAMS FOR 2019 LIST
For the second consecutive year, Kia’s Certified Pre-Owned Program has been named one of Autotrader’s 10 Best Non-Luxury CPO Programs. The list recognizes the standout programs car shoppers should consider when buying pre-owned.