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THREE KIA MODELS EARN COVETED AUTOPACIFIC VEHICLE SATISFACTION AWARDS

 Kia Optima, Cadenza and Sportage Rank Highest in Satisfaction with Latest Awards from AutoPacific

 

IRVINE, Calif., June 13, 2017 – Three of Kia Motors America’s (KMA) highly acclaimed models, the 2016 Optima midsize sedan, the 2016 and 2017 Cadenza premium sedan as well as the 2017 Sportage Compact CUV, have been named segment winners in AutoPacific’s 2017 Vehicle Satisfaction Awards (VSA) in the midsize car, large car and compact crossover SUV categories, respectively.

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2017 KIA SOUL FEATURED ON KELLEY BLUE BOOK’S KBB.COM 10 COOLEST CARS UNDER $18,000 LIST

Soul’s Fun and Funky Personality Recognized Once Again on KBB.com’s Top-10 list

  • Stylish urban runabout keeps things cool thanks to being “fun-to-drive and fun to own”
  • Soul appears on KBB.com’s annual list for the 6th year in a row

IRVINE, Calif., May 25, 2017 – Kia Motors America’s funky urban commuter, the 2017 Soul, has again been named as one of the 10 Coolest Cars Under $18,000 in 2017, according to Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com. This year marks the sixth consecutive time the Soul has been selected for the list, which…

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KIA MOTORS RETURNS TO MOM 2.0 SUMMIT FOR THIRD CONSECUTIVE YEAR

Automaker to Showcase Growing Line of Hybrid and Electric Vehicles at the Sold-Out Conference for Online and On-Air Content Creators

  • More than 800 leading bloggers, entrepreneurs and marketers expected to test-drive and create unique content with four award-winning Kia models
  • As part of the brand’s ongoing support of digital influencer communities, Kia will serve as the Host Sponsor of the 2017 Iris Awards ceremony which honors standout content creators and platforms in the parent media space
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2017 KIA CADENZA ACHIEVES TOP SAFETY PICK PLUS RATING FROM THE INSURANCE INSTITUTE FOR HIGHWAY SAFETY

2017 Cadenza

 

Advanced Driver Assistance Features Earn Second-Generation Cadenza Prestigious Safety Award

IRVINE, Calif., April 25, 2017 – The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has awarded its highest designation possible, Top Safety Pick Plus (TSP+), to the 2017 Kia Cadenza, when equipped with optional front crash prevention and specific headlights. Defined by its luxurious refinements, expressive styling, advanced technology and refined powertrain, the Cadenza joins a growing number of Kia vehicles that have earned the TSP+ rating.  

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HYUNDAI TUCSON FUEL CELL DRIVERS ACCUMULATE MORE THAN TWO MILLION ZERO-EMISSION MILES BY EARTH DAY 2017

Hyundai Fuel Cell clean H2O emissions effectively replaced approximately 760 Tons of CO2 emissions compared with gasoline CUVs of similar size and capability


FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., April 21, 2017 – In celebration of Earth Day 2017, Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell drivers have again surpassed an important threshold, accumulating more than two million miles on the roads and highways of both Southern and Northern California.

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Motor Mondays: ?Turbo power takes on Kia Soul critics

Kia Soul still rules while other small boxes like Nissan Cube and Scion xB fade into history. In fact with 145,748 units sold in 2016, it is Kia’s best-seller.

 

That said, I’ve heard plenty of complaints, mostly from auto reviewers, about Soul’s humdrum driving experience. It’s never been sporty, but I’ve always liked the Soul for its fun personality, unique looks and practicality.

 

So to widen its appeal for 2017, Kia brings turbo power to its Exclaim model. That still doesn’t make Soul a sporty ride, but does raise the fun factor – especially…

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