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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 Sportage Earns 2017 Ideal Vehicle Award

Kia Sportage Earns 2017 Ideal Vehicle Award

The all-new 2017 Kia Sportage has earned a second distinction from AutoPacific, after first winning one of AutoPacific’s Vehicle Satisfaction Awards earlier in the year. This new distinction is the 2017 Ideal Vehicle Award in the compact crossover SUV category. How did AutoPacific determine the winner of this prestigious award? It went straight to the consumers. The Ideal Vehicle Awards are based on more than 54,000 responses from drivers who purchased either a 2016 or a 2017 model; their responses…

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2017 Kia Sportage is a Contender for AutoGuide.com Utility Vehicle of the Year Vehicle

2017 Kia Sportage is a Contender for AutoGuide.com Utility Vehicle of the Year Vehicle

The AutoGuide.com Utility Vehicle of the Year contenders were announced last month, and one was the 2017 Kia Sportage, Kia’s family compact crossover. The Sportage was up against the Honda CR-V, the GMC Acadia, and luxury cars the Jaguar F-Pace and Audi Q7. The AutoGuide.com Utility Vehicle of the Year award went to the Honda CR-V, but the Sportage was strongly considered thanks to its greatly improved performance, as well as its comfortable interior and abundant convenience and comfort features,…

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How to Choose the Best Vehicle for a Teen Driver

How to Choose the Best Vehicle for a Teen Driver

Do you have a child who is approaching driving age? If so, you might be asking yourself, “What’s the best vehicle for a teen driver?” We have the answer… No High Performance A performance vehicle with lots of quickness–and we are talking more than 300 horsepower–is probably not a good idea for a teen driver. Performance vehicles normally have touchier throttles and this can be unwieldy for a teen. On the other hand, an old beater that can’t get out…

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Kia Safety Technologies Win Top Safety Pick Plus on New Sportage

Kia Safety Technologies Win Top Safety Pick Plus on New Sportage

Kia is raking in the awards, including the prestigious safety award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). In fact, the 2017 Kia Sportage recently received the Top Safety Pick+ award, demonstrating that this model is among the safest on the highway. This rating reflects top scores in each of the five crashworthiness tests, including driver assist technologies which aid in preventing crashes. According to the automaker, Kia safety technologies include features like Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB), Lane Departure…

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Kia Shows Off 2017 Sportage Exterior

Kia Shows Off 2017 Sportage Exterior

Kia recently unveiled the first official images of the 2017 Sportage exterior. The compact SUV is entering its fourth generation and is slated to make its world debut at the Frankfurt International Motor Show in mid-September. The new Sportage was designed with modern fighter jets in mind, and that source of inspiration shines through in the car’s slick lines and smooth angles. From the side, the Sportage looks very similar to previous models, but the angular headlights, wrap-around LED taillights,…

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