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Kia Telluride Named 2022 KBB Best Family Car

Kia Telluride Named 2022 KBB Best Family Car

The ever-popular Kia Telluride has been winning awards from prestigious organizations and publications since its debut. The most recent accolade for the large SUV is from Kelley Blue Book. The Telluride was named the 2022 KBB Best Family Car. “The Kia Telluride burst onto the scene a few years ago and is still shaking up the segment,” said Kelley Blue Book editorial director Jason Allan. “Our experts have lauded the 3-row midsize SUV as a best buy year after year…

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Kia Rebrands UVO Link as Kia Connect Infotainment Tech

Kia Rebrands UVO Link as Kia Connect Infotainment Tech

For the past 10 years, the infotainment system from Kia was known as UVO link. The UVO eServices subscription-free services allowed drivers to make hands-free calls, navigate to destinations, and stream music from their smartphones. Now, Kia has introduced an updated version of this system and has given it a new name: Kia Connect. “As Kia shifts to electrification, in-car connectivity is a core pillar of the brand,” said Sean Yoon, president & CEO of Kia North America and Kia…

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Kia Earns More J.D. Power 2021 Initial Quality Awards Than Any Other Brand

Kia Earns More J.D. Power 2021 Initial Quality Awards Than Any Other Brand

Every year, J.D. Power asks consumers to provide responses about their vehicles to get insights on the auto industry. The data analytics and consumer intelligence company compiled over 100,000 responses that covered 177 vehicle criteria across 23 segments. This year, Kia had more No. 1 ranked models than any other automaker in the J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Initial Quality Study. “Topping more segments than any other brand in the industry is a testament to the design and engineering of Kia…

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Halloween Activities in Memphis for Families & Young Adults

Halloween Activities in Memphis for Families & Young Adults

It’s the spookiest time of the year, so why not celebrate the spirit of the season by attending some Halloween activities in Memphis this year? Western Tennessee has countless things to do during October, and here is just a handful you’ll find nearby on Halloween weekend. Halloweekend at the Disney Archives Exhibit If you haven’t checked out the “Inside the Walt Disney Archives” exhibit at the Graceland Exhibition Center yet, you should — especially on Halloween weekend! In addition to…

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Kia Invests in IONITY Charging Network

Kia Invests in IONITY Charging Network

Kia Motors Company has announced that it has invested into IONITY, along with Hyundai Motor Company, which is a joint venture established by global automakers. Under this agreement, Kia, with the help of other automakers, will play a key role in further enhancing the availability of electric vehicle charging stations via the IONITY Charging Network. IONITY was established in 2017 and currently has nearly 140 charging stations in Europe and is expanding its network to 400 fast-charging stations by 2020….

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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 Telluride Safety Receives IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK Rating

2020 Kia Telluride Safety Receives IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK Rating

When you’re driving your family around town, it’s likely that you want the peace of mind that comes along with having a safe vehicle. Recently, the 2020 Kia Telluride safety has been recognized by the prestigious Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), making it a solid option for a safe, family-friendly vehicle. The 2020 Telluride recently earned the IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK rating after being put through stringent crash tests. To earn this title, the Telluride had to earn the…

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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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