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EV6 Wins WardsAuto 10 Best Interiors & UX Award

EV6 Wins WardsAuto 10 Best Interiors & UX Award

The new Kia EV6 was carefully crafted, inside and out. WardsAuto seems to agree, as the all-electric SUV was recently named a winner of a Wards 10 Best Interiors & UX award. “We are honored to receive this award for the EV6, which represents an important step toward Kia’s transformative ‘Plan S’ global electrification strategy,” said Steven Center, COO and EVP, Kia America. “The EV6’s modern, bold design elements and interior solutions thoughtfully integrated with intuitive technology reinforce Kia’s future-forward…

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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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Kia Wins 8 IIHS Top Safety Pick Awards

Kia Wins 8 IIHS Top Safety Pick Awards

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety assesses and rates vehicles from all brands and segments each year to determine which models are the safest. This year, Kia has received eight total IIHS Top Safety Pick and Top Safety Pick+ awards. “As the Kia brand makes a momentous shift toward electrification with our next generation of vehicles, passenger safety remains a top priority,” said Sean Yoon, president and CEO of Kia America, Kia North America. “These eight TOP SAFETY PICK and…

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Kia Seltos and Telluride Win 2022 KBB Best Buy Awards

Kia Seltos and Telluride Win 2022 KBB Best Buy Awards

Kia has been debuting hit after hit when it comes to its new vehicles. Two of the most popular models in the Kia lineup, the Seltos and Telluride, were recently recognized by Kelley Blue Book in its 2022 Best Buy Awards. “As the bookends to our lineup of SUVs, Telluride and Seltos show the impressive spectrum of capability that Kia can deliver, and we are proud to see them honored as segment leaders by the automotive experts at Kelley Blue…

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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 Telluride Named Best for Families

Kia Telluride Named Best for Families

Since its debut in 2019, the Kia Telluride has been winning awards left and right. The SUV has amassed nearly 100 awards in that short period of time. The most recent accolade for the Telluride is being named the Best 3-Row SUV for Families by U.S. News & World Report for the second year in a row. According to U.S. News, an SUV has to have excellent safety and reliability ratings as well as a plethora of family-friendly features to…

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Kia Rio Named Best Value in America

Kia Rio Named Best Value in America

The Kia Rio proves its value with its win of the 2021 Best Value in America Award from Vincentric. After calculating the cost of ownership and market price of 2021 vehicles, Vincentric announced the Rio was tops in the Subcompact Hatchback segment. “The Kia Rio had the lowest repair and depreciation costs of all Subcompact Hatchback vehicles,” said David Wurster, president, Vincentric. The Kia Rio presents a refresh for 2021 that includes tech updates, a bold design, and remarkable value….

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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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