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09/03/21 ID: 17858
KIA AMERICA EARNS HIGHEST NUMBER OF J.D. POWER INITIAL QUALITY AWARDS IN THE INDUSTRY
Kia America has earned more number-one ranked models than any other automaker, according to the J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Initial Quality Study (IQS). A total of five Kia vehicles delivered segment-best performances: Forte (Compact Car), Sedona (Minivan), Sportage (Compact SUV), Soul (Small SUV) and Telluride (Upper Midsize SUV). 2021 marks three consecutive wins for Forte and Sedona and the second straight year Soul ranked number one. Telluride is a first-time honoree and Sportage recaptures the title it previously held in 2019.
08/24/21 ID: 17816
2022 KIA CARNIVAL EARNS 2021 IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK AWARD
The 2022 Kia Carnival MPV has been awarded the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS) TOP SAFETY PICK (TSP) rating just months after the vehicle’s introduction with a new name to the Kia lineup. The designation applies to the Carnival when equipped with LED projector headlights and built after March 2021. The Carnival 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.
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 NOMBRADO A LA LISTA 2021 DE LA REVISTA PARENTS COMO MEJORES VEHÍCULOS PARA LA FAMILIA
El Kia Sorento es uno de los ganadores del premio Mejores Automóviles Para Familias 2021 por la revista PARENTS Magazine. PARENTS, la fuente de información líder para las ocupadas madres millennials, eligió a los ganadores basadas en las características de alta tecnología en rendimiento, seguridad y comodidad que satisfacen las necesidades de las familias.
04/13/21 ID: 17289
KIA GANA VARIOS HONORES EN LOS PREMIOS VINCENTRIC 2021 AL MEJOR VALOR DE FLOTA EN ESTADOS UNIDOS
Kia Motors America (KMA) ganó múltiples galardones en los premios Vincentric 2021 al mejor valor de flota en Estados Unidos. El equipo líder de costos y análisis reconoció a los modelos Forte GT (compacto) y Soul LX (hatchback compacto) como los mejores en sus respectivas categorías, lo que representa tres victorias consecutivas para el Forte. El Soul también se hizo merecedor a su tercera victoria.
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.