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2021 Kia Seltos – Best Cars for Recent Graduates

2021 Kia Seltos – Best Cars for Recent Graduates

Although the 2021 Kia Seltos hasn’t been a part of the Kia family for very long, it has already made a huge impact on the industry. For proof, you need only look toward Auto Trader’s 2020 list of the 10 Best Cars for Recent Graduates. After all, the Kia Seltos earned a spot on that list. One of the most appealing features that the Seltos has to attract recent grads is its affordable price tag. After all, the Seltos only…

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Kia Telluride – Among 10 Best Car Interiors

Kia Telluride – Among 10 Best Car Interiors

Car exteriors are designed to be sophisticated and draw you in. However, you want a car that looks and functions even better on the inside. You will get both stunning good looks and great features in the 2020 Kia Telluride. In fact, it recently earned a spot on Autotrader’s list of the 10 Best Car Interiors Under $50,000. This is what Tara Trompeter, Autotrader managing editor, had to say: “Kia’s Telluride arguably is the best execution of the three-row SUV…

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Kia Honored in 2020 Best Cars for the Money Awards

Kia Honored in 2020 Best Cars for the Money Awards

Every year, U.S. News & World Report evaluates new cars in nearly every segment to determine which cars will give their owners the best value. And in the 2020 Best Cars for the Money awards, Kia took home an impressive four segment awards. The Forte was named the best compact car, the Soul the top subcompact SUV award, the Sorento the best 3-row SUV, and the Sedona was named the best minivan. “Winning one Best Car for the Money awards is a…

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Kia Sponsors League of Legends European Championship Summer Finals

Kia Sponsors League of Legends European Championship Summer Finals

Did you know that Kia sponsors League of Legends? It’s true. For the first time, the Kia Motors Corporation sponsored the League of Legends European Championship Summer Finals 2019, which took place in Athens on September 7 and 8. Kia was able to display the All-New Kia Ceed and New Sportage models, and was also able to air their video commercials “Driving Your Game – Kia-LEC” and “The Perfect Intro.” They were able to do this in front of millions…

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Kia Forte and Soul Earn Among U.S. News & World Report Best Cars for Teens

Kia Forte and Soul Earn Among U.S. News & World Report Best Cars for Teens

The Forte and Soul from Kia entered the spotlight recently as two of the best cars for teenage drivers. In the most recent U.S. News & World Report Best Cars for Teens list, the 2019 Forte received the “Best Car for Teens $25k to $30k” award while the 2020 Soul earned “Best SUV for Teens $25k to $30k.” The 2019 Forte earned its praise for reliability, one of the evaluation categories. The DRIVE WiSE driver assistance systems also added to…

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Kia Has More IIHS Safety Ratings Than Any Other Brand

Kia Has More IIHS Safety Ratings Than Any Other Brand

Kia is earning top recognition for its safety. The Korean carmaker recently became the brand with the most top Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) safety ratings after the 2020 Kia Telluride earned the title of TOP SAFETY PICK. It now has five vehicles with TOP SAFETY PICK ratings and seven with the IIHS’s highest possible TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating. To earn the title of IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK, each vehicle must earn the highest possible “Good” rating in the…

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Kia Tops Mass Market Brands in 2019 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study

Kia Tops Mass Market Brands in 2019 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study

For the fifth year in a row, Kia reigns supreme as the top mass market brand, earning the No. 2 spot overall in the 2019 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study. New Kia vehicles averaged just 70 problems per 100 vehicle (PP100) in the first 90 days of ownership, improving two points from last year’s score and falling well below the industry average of 93 PP100. “Being ranked at the top of J.D. Power’s U.S. Initial Quality Study among all mass…

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2019 Kia Stinger Earns 2019 IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+

2019 Kia Stinger Earns 2019 IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+

A few years ago, Kia introduced the sporty and thrilling Stinger to its lineup. This sports sedan has sharp styling, advanced technology, and engaging performance. But it’s more than just good looks and exhilarating performance — it’s a safe and sound choice. Further proving this point is the recent news that the Stinger earned the 2019 IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+ — the highest score for safety offered by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. To earn this rating, the Stinger…

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Kia Unveils Limited-Edition Stinger GTS

Kia Unveils Limited-Edition Stinger GTS

Earlier this year at the New York International Auto Show, Kia pulled off the covers on a new limited edition Stinger GTS. This new Kia Stinger GTS will be limited to just 800 units and will feature a completely new available dynamic all-wheel drive system (D-AWD). The Stinger GTS special edition will also come in its own unique color: a “Federation” premium orange paint color. The limited edition Stinger GTS will take its power from the Stinger GT’s engine, a…

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Three Kia SUV Concepts Revealed at Seoul Motor Show

Three Kia SUV Concepts Revealed at Seoul Motor Show

At the recent 2019 Seoul Motor Show in Korea, we got to see three new Kia SUV concepts: the Masterpiece, Signature, and Imagine by Kia. Each showcases possible future design ideas and advanced technology. The Masterpiece is a large, rugged SUV aimed at tackling difficult off-road terrain. It has bold exterior lines with sculpted bodywork. Its powerful all-wheel drive system and raised body give it “go-anywhere” capabilities. With the Signature model, Kia gives us a look at an upcoming Kia…

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