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6 Kia Vehicles Lead the Way in J.D. Power Initial Quality Study

6 Kia Vehicles Lead the Way in J.D. Power Initial Quality Study

When it comes to high quality, Kia is one of the best auto brands you can choose. In the J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Initial Quality Study, Kia vehicles topped five car, SUV, and van segments — more than any other automaker. The J.D. Power Initial Quality Study surveys thousands of people every year about problems they experience during the first 90 days of vehicle ownership. This data is translated into a score that reflects the number of problems experience per…

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New Kia Carnival MPV Gets Top Safety Pick Award

New Kia Carnival MPV Gets Top Safety Pick Award

Have you checked out the brand-new Kia Carnival at Gossett Kia yet? This hot new addition to the Kia lineup replaces the Sedona, providing a trendy, tech-packed option for families in Memphis, Tennessee. One of the ways that the 2022 Kia Carnival is ideal for local families is its durability and safety on the road, which was recently affirmed by the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety. The organization gave the three-row multi-purpose vehicle a Top Safety Pick designation when it’s…

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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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2017 Kia Optima Awards

2017 Kia Optima Awards

There is no denying that the 2017 Kia Optima is an excellent car. Once you experience its sleek handling and sophisticated style, you won’t want to drive anything else. But, for a bit more convincing, here are some of the top Optima awards. 2017 IIHS Top Safety Pick+. The 2017 Kia Optima is an IIHS Top Safety Pick+ when equipped with optional front crash prevention and LED headlights (vehicles built after March 2017). To earn this award, a vehicle must…

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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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Kia Soul and Kia Cadenza Both Named 2017 Best Family Cars

Kia Soul and Kia Cadenza Both Named 2017 Best Family Cars

Each year, U.S. News and World Report puts out their list of “Best Cars for Families,” and Kia tends to do remarkably well. This year was no different, as the 2017 Kia Soul and 2017 Kia Cadenza were chosen as the 2017 Best Family Cars in the compact and large categories.   The awards are chosen after harsh scrutiny, based on safety, cargo space, family-friendly features, and reliability, adding up to the ideal family car. Of course, this means the…

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Kia Earns Two Best Cars for the Money Awards

Kia Earns Two Best Cars for the Money Awards

When you have a tight budget for a car, you might think that you won’t be able to get many features. However, cars today, even small ones, can come well-equipped and won’t cost you a fortune. To help you find the perfect balance between affordability and great features, U.S. News & World Report gives out its Best Cars for the Money awards each year. This year, two Kia models came home with these great awards, the compact Soul and stylish…

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The Best Family Cars: Optima and Soul Make Top Picks

The Best Family Cars: Optima and Soul Make Top Picks

Kia is winning awards left and right, including multiple awards for having the some of the 10 Best Family Cars. The Optima won a “Best Sedan” award and the Soul won a “Best Budget Vehicle” award from Parents magazine and Edmunds.com. Kia was only one of two automakers to have two models on the Best Family Cars list. According to Kia, the 10 Best Family Cars of 2016 list is determined by several judges from Edmunds and Parents, each of…

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Kia Sorento Earns Best Pre-Owned Value Award

Kia Sorento Earns Best Pre-Owned Value Award

Buying a pre-owned car is a smart choice. You get to skip out on that initial depreciation and still drive a great car. But if you’re looking for a pre-owned car that will give you the most bang for your buck, check out the Kia Sorento. The Sorento just earned the Best Pre-Owned Value Award from TrueCar. This award tracked 2014 model year vehicles for sale this year that are expected to retain more of their value than the competition….

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