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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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2017 Kia Sportage Awards

2017 Kia Sportage Awards

Just take one look at the 2017 Kia Sportage and you can see it is a sophisticated vehicle; take a seat inside to enjoy its spacious, comfortable seating and attractive cabin design; and then, drive away and you will love its smooth, quiet ride. It is not wonder the Sportage is so recognized in the industry. Read below to learn more about the top Sportage awards. Most Awarded Cars. 2017 Kia Sportage was named one of the “10 Most Awarded…

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Kia Sportage Is the 2017 Ideal Vehicle Award Winner for Compact Crossover SUVs

Kia Sportage Is the 2017 Ideal Vehicle Award Winner for Compact Crossover SUVs

This just in: another win for the Kia Sportage. The all-new 2017 Kia Sportage has just earned the coveted title of the 2017 Ideal Vehicle Award winner in the compact crossover segment, courtesy of AutoPacific. This actually marks the second AutoPacific award that the 2017 Sportage has earned this year. Earlier in the summer, the Sportage also received a Vehicle Satisfaction Award. To determine ideal vehicles in each segment, AutoPacific surveyed more than 54,000 drivers who purchased a new 2016…

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Kia Sportage Is Utility Vehicle of the Year Contender

Kia Sportage Is Utility Vehicle of the Year Contender

AutoGuide announced its Utility Vehicle of the Year award last month, and while the Kia Sportage wasn’t the winner, it made an impressive showing against vehicles like the Honda CR-V, the GMC Acadia, and even luxury vehicles from Audi and Jaguar. AutoGuide noted the Sportage’s updated styling, which gives it a sportier look, as well as the major improvements to its ride quality and the refreshed interior. Credit was also given to the consistent, significant improvements to the Sportage with…

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2017 Kia Sportage Earns IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus Status

2017 Kia Sportage Earns IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus Status

The 2017 Kia Sportage has been named an IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus, the highest designation given by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, which performs crash tests on new vehicles each year to determine how well they perform in collision situations. The IIHS updated its testing requirements this year and made it more difficult to earn a Top Safety Pick or Top Safety Pick Plus award. The 2017 Sportage is one of just a few cars that have managed…

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Kia Reveals 2017 Sportage Interior

Kia Reveals 2017 Sportage Interior

A couple weeks ago, Kia revealed the 2017 Sportage’s more dynamic, fighter-jet-inspired exterior. Now, the brand is unveiling more details as a teaser ahead of the vehicle’s Frankfurt International Motor Show debut. The 2017 Sportage interior has been redesigned for the sake of both spaciousness and luxury. The redesigned interior images feature contrasting white stitching on the black leather seats and steering wheel. The wheel itself is flat-bottomed and heated, the seats can be heated or cooled, and the Sportage…

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