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2020 Kia Telluride Features Top 10 Interior

2020 Kia Telluride Features Top 10 Interior

Designed for road warriors who want to conquer the open road in style and comfort, the 2020 Kia Telluride boasts a well-appointed cabin that focuses on luxurious materials. Its sophisticated design has earned a well-deserved spot on the WardsAuto 10 Best Interiors List of 2020. “Kia deserves every accolade it’s received for its Telluride SUV,” said Tom Murphy, WardsAuto managing editor. “Sealing the deal are the Telluride’s aesthetics: Dune Brown leather seats that look and feel as warm as a…

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Kia Seltos – 1 of 10 Best Cars for College Grads

Kia Seltos – 1 of 10 Best Cars for College Grads

Graduating college is a massive achievement, but it isn’t without its challenges. If you’ve recently left your university and entered the outside world, you probably need a reliable vehicle to carry you into adult life — and ideally, one that doesn’t break the bank. To give you some guidance, Autotrader compiled a list of the best cars for college grads, and one of their best recommendations was the all-new Kia Seltos. On the list, Autotrader praised the Seltos for its…

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2020 Kia Telluride – Best Car Interior

2020 Kia Telluride – Best Car Interior

If you are looking for a premium interior on your next vehicle without spending a fortune, take a look at the 2020 Kia Telluride. Autotrader recently recognized it with placement on its list of the 10 Best Car Interiors Under $50,000. The judges were impressed with the premium features available on the top trim SX model. It comes with Nappa leather upholstery with four different color options, simulated wood trim, and a premium headliner. “The Telluride interior is a wonderful…

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6 Kia Models Earn IIHS Top Safety Pick Rating

6 Kia Models Earn IIHS Top Safety Pick Rating

Last month, Kia announced that six of its models had picked up all-star ratings from Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) crash testing. Specifically, the 2020 Kia Telluride received “Good” (i.e., the institute’s highest) ratings across all six crashworthiness tests plus an “Acceptable” rating for headlights. This earned the Telluride an IIHS Top Safety Pick distinction. In addition, five other Kia models earned this safety designation: the 2020 Kia Sorento, the 2020 Kia Sportage, the 2020 Kia Soul, the 2020…

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‘Best Cars for the Money’ Awards Honor 4 Kia Models

‘Best Cars for the Money’ Awards Honor 4 Kia Models

When you buy a new car, you want to get the best value for your money. You don’t want to pay more for the features you want than you need to. To help guide you towards the most value-oriented models, U.S. News & World Report put together a list of the Best Cars for the Money in 2020. Kia came away with four models on this list: the 2020 Forte, Soul, Sorento, and Sedona. “Winning one Best Car for the Money awards…

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Kia Soul and Forte Voted Two of the Best Cars for Teens

Kia Soul and Forte Voted Two of the Best Cars for Teens

U.S. News & World Report recently released a list of the best new and used vehicles for teens in 2019. The 2020 Kia Soul and the 2019 Kia Forte both made that list, showing that the Kia Soul and Forte are reliable and safe vehicles for inexperienced drivers. The 2020 Kia Soul earned the title of Best New SUV for Teens $25k to $30k. The subcompact SUV has an array of safety features, such as the standard rearview camera, available…

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2020 Kia Soul Named 2019 IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+

2020 Kia Soul Named 2019 IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+

The new and improved 2020 Kia Soul is already a hit with drivers from all walks, and its latest accolade should only make it more appealing to folks who demand the utmost in protection and confidence. The 2020 Kia Soul earned the 2019 IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+, the highest honor handed out by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The new Kia Soul is the 11th Kia vehicle to earn the TOP SAFETY PICK or TOP SAFETY PICK+, giving the…

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2019 Kia Stinger Named IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+

2019 Kia Stinger Named IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+

If you’re looking for a vehicle that is both powerful and safe, look no further than the 2019 Kia Stinger. This performance-oriented ride was recently awarded the Institute of Highway Safety’s highest possible safety rating, the 2019 IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+, for models equipped with the optional Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist with Pedestrian Detection technology and LED headlights. “No detail was too small to be obsessed over during the Stinger’s development process,” said Michael Cole, chief operating officer and EVP, KMA….

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Kia Niro EV Earns Popular Mechanics’ Car of the Year Title

Kia Niro EV Earns Popular Mechanics’ Car of the Year Title

Earlier this year, Popular Mechanics named the new Kia Niro its Car of the Year. The magazine specifically lauded the Niro EV crossover for its practicality, performance, design, and style; editors liked how comfortable the Niro EV was for long road trips yet how versatile it was for everyday driving. “We picked the Niro EV for Car of the Year because it’s an electric car that would be appealing even if it weren’t electric,” remarked Ezra Dyer, Popular Mechanics automotive…

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New Kia SUV Concepts Debut at 2019 Seoul Motor Show

New Kia SUV Concepts Debut at 2019 Seoul Motor Show

At the 2019 Seoul Motor Show earlier this spring, Kia unveiled two new SUV concepts. The new Kia SUV concepts include the Kia Masterpiece and the Signature Concept. These two SUVs debuted alongside the new Imagine by Kia, an all-electric sports sedan. It is important to note that these are concept vehicles. They are not actual vehicles that will arrive at Gossett Kia South anytime soon, but they do hint at the future design direction for Kia and the types…

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