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2020 Kia Soul – Best Cars for Dog Lovers

2020 Kia Soul – Best Cars for Dog Lovers

In celebration of National Dog Day, the editors at Autotrader named the 2020 Kia Soul one of its 10 Best Cars for Dog Lovers for 2020. Autotrader’s list of Best Cars for Dog Lovers, now in its seventh year, focuses on the features that every dog owner needs. The list recognizes the top pet-friendly cars that provide comfort, convenience, and safety for pets and their families. By receiving this accolade, the 2020 Kia Soul proves yet again that its versatility…

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Kia Seltos Gets 10 Best UX Award

Kia Seltos Gets 10 Best UX Award

The 2021 Kia Seltos has been named to the WardsAuto’s list of the 10 Best UX. This accolade recognizes outstanding connectivity, touch screens, voice controls, driver-assistance technology features and overall user friendliness. The Wards 10 Best UX competition has focused on the user experience for five years, highlighting easy and intuitive vehicle controls and how the driver interacts with the vehicle. By making it on the list, the 2021 Seltos reflects Kia’s dedication to creating an inspiring and user-friendly experience…

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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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