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Kia Debuts 576-Horsepower EV6 GT

Kia Debuts 576-Horsepower EV6 GT

Kia introduced the all-new, all-electric EV6 early last year as part of its Plan S strategy of offering an eco-friendlier lineup. At Monterey Car Week in August, Kia unveiled the EV6 GT — a supercharged version of the already-impressive EV. The Kia EV6 GT is powered by a dual-motor e-AWD powertrain. This includes a 77.4-kWh Nickel-Cobalt-Manganese battery pack, a front-mounted 160 kW motor, and a rear-mounted 270 kW motor. But what does that mean for you? Believe it or not,…

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Take a Look at the All-New 2023 Kia Sportage Hybrid

Take a Look at the All-New 2023 Kia Sportage Hybrid

The Kia Sportage recently underwent a complete redesign, giving the SUV a more modern look as well as updated features, inside and out. Another update arrives in the form of the all-new 2023 Kia Sportage Hybrid. “The new Sportage Hybrid SUV marks yet another step in Kia’s advance on sustainable mobility, as part of our global ‘Plan S’ efforts,” said Sean Yoon, president and CEO of Kia America at Kia North America. “In addition to paving a new pathway to…

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Kia Carnival Named 2022 Family Vehicle of the Year

Kia Carnival Named 2022 Family Vehicle of the Year

The Kia Carnival MPV arrived with a bold design that perfectly blended the utility of an SUV with the practicality of a minivan. The multi-purpose vehicle is great for families, and AutoGuide agrees. The publication recently named the Kia Carnival the 2022 Family Vehicle of the Year. “The Kia Carnival MPV is truly a multi-purpose vehicle and breaks the mold of what many perceive a vehicle like this should be,” said Steven Center, COO and EVP, Kia America. “We’re proud…

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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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Kia is producing up to 200,000 face shields a month

Kia is producing up to 200,000 face shields a month

As the automotive world continues to adjust to the ever-evolving situation presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, Kia is taking it upon itself to give back to those working to keep us healthy. As part of its charitable Accelerate the Good program, the carmaker has converted part of its U.S. manufacturing plant to produce up to 200,000 face shields for healthcare workers. “Giving back in meaningful ways is a key component of Kia Motors’ ‘Give It Everything’ strategy in the U.S….

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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 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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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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