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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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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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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 HabaNiro Concept Hints at Future EV Design

Kia HabaNiro Concept Hints at Future EV Design

Earlier this year in New York City, Kia unveiled the new Kia HabaNiro concept, meant to foreshadow the future of Kia’s electric vehicle design. Cleverly named after the habanero pepper and Kia’s current Niro EV, the new HabaNiro concept is bold in its design, capable in its performance and technology, and incredibly efficient. All at once, the concept accomplishes butterfly wing doors, a level-five autonomous mode, and an all-electric range of more than 200 miles. “We wanted this concept to…

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Best Drive-Thru Restaurants in Memphis

Best Drive-Thru Restaurants in Memphis

When you’re always on the go, you don’t always have the time to stop for food at a nice sit-down restaurant. Fortunately, there is no shortage of great drive-thru restaurants in restaurants around Memphis that will satisfy your cravings for everything from Mexican to seafood. Cook Out Cook Out has something for just about everybody, from delicious burgers to hot dogs to chicken. The prices are every bit as impressive as the food — you can score a full meal…

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Kia Tops J.D. Power Initial Quality Study

Kia Tops J.D. Power Initial Quality Study

For four years in a row now, Kia has topped the J.D. Power Initial Quality Study as the best non-premium brand in the auto industry. This streak was extended in the 2018 IQS, in which Kia scored an average 72 problems per 100 vehicles over the first 90 days of ownership, proving once again the brand’s reliability and commitment to quality. “Ranking No. 1 among all mass market brands for four consecutive years leaves no doubt as to the world-class…

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Memphis Summer Festivals

Memphis Summer Festivals

Attending a summer festival is a great way to make some memories and have some fun under the sun. Memphis is home to a number of fantastic festivals, many of which draw in visitors from throughout the state. We here at Gossett Kia South have a few recommended Memphis summer festivals that you won’t want to miss! Memphis Caribbean Jerk Festival The Memphis Caribbean Jerk Festival will be held for the second year in a row. The family-friendly festival features…

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Memphis Haunted Houses and Trails

Memphis Haunted Houses and Trails

Haunted houses and trails are two fantastic ways to get a fright and thrill this Halloween. Children and adults alike can enjoy the thrill of the holiday this year all around Tennessee. Here are some of the best Memphis haunted houses and trails recommended by us at Gossett KIA South. Shadowlands Festival of Fear – This attraction is open every Friday and Saturday from October 7th until Halloween night. Doors open at 7pm and close at 11pm. Prior to the…

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Soul and Sportage Named Best in Initial Quality

Soul and Sportage Named Best in Initial Quality

This just in: J.D. Power and Associates just acknowledged the KIA Sportage and Soul as the highest ranking vehicles in their classes in the U.S. Initial Quality Study! The unique and stylish 2016 Soul SUV took home the Initial Quality award in the Compact Multi-Purpose Vehicle category, which includes popular small SUVs like the Toyota Prius v and the Ford C-Max. The Soul had just 72 problems reported during the first 90 days of ownership for every 100 vehicles sold,…

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