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Kia Sorento Named Large SUV of the Year

Kia Sorento Named Large SUV of the Year

The all-new Kia Sorento is a fantastic option for adventurous families. The Sorento has already garnered lots of praise since its 2020 launch and earned the title of Large SUV of the Year at the recent 2021 What Car? Car of the Year Awards. The What Car? judging panel selected the Sorento as the top large SUV, thanks to its fuel-efficient powertrain, driving dynamics, and high-quality design. Judges appreciated that the model creates a comfortable ride while also having the standard…

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Kia Wins Two IntelliChoice CPO Awards

Kia Wins Two IntelliChoice CPO Awards

Kia Motors was chosen as the winner in the Best Popular CPO Warranty and Best Popular Brand Used Ownership Costs categories in the Popular Brand Category of the IntelliChoice CPO Awards.  This is the fourth year that Kia has taken the Best Warranty award and the second time for the Best Popular Brand distinction. Best warranty and cost Kia’s CPO Warranty covers 10 years or 100,000 miles from the time the car originally went into service and offers an additional…

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2020 Kia Soul – Best Cars for Dog Lovers

2020 Kia Soul – Best Cars for Dog Lovers

The 2020 Kia Soul was recently named to Autotrader’s list of the 10 Best Cars for Dog Lovers. The editors at Autotrader made the announcement in celebration of National Dog Day, recognizing the vehicles that provide the comfort, convenience, and safety features for every pet and pet parent. This accolade reminds everyone that the 2020 Kia Soul can accommodate many different lifestyles and needs, whether you are taking your pup around town or bringing your canine on the family road…

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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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