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KIA SOUL SALES SURPASS THE ONE MILLION MARK IN THE UNITED STATES

 

 Iconic Urban Passenger Vehicle Ushered in Kia’s Design-Led Transformation

  • Funky look, unique personality and a little help from a trio of music-loving hamsters have made the Kia Soul a phenomenon since bursting on the scene in 2009
  • The Kia Soul is a five-time segment winner in J.D. Power’s annual Initial Quality Study1

IRVINE, Calif., March 5, 2018 –  Kia Motors America (KMA) today announced the one-millionth sale of the Soul urban passenger…

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“STINGER EXPERIENCE” PUTS CONSUMERS BEHIND THE WHEEL OF THE HIGHEST PERFORMING VEHICLE KIA HISTORY


 

Performance-Oriented Non-Retail Environment Will Allow Consumers in Nine Markets to Compare Stinger GT with Lauded Sport Sedans from Germany
  • Kia’s “Stinger Experience” provides hands-on driving experience, including a 0-60 mile per hour sprint and an autocross-inspired driving course
  • Consumers can register at KiaStingerExperience.com 1 to put Kia’s all-new Stinger to the test back-to-back against vehicles from Audi, BMW and Porsche
IRVINE, Calif., February 23, 2018 – Over the last month the all-new Kia Stinger has been named “Vehicle of the Year” by Roadshow by CNET, “Best of the Year” by MotorWeek, and urged people to “Feel Something Again…
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KIA STINGER NAMED AS BEST OF THE YEAR IN MOTORWEEK 2018 DRIVERS’ CHOICE AWARDS

Hot-blooded Gran Turismo Also Takes Top Honor in Best Sport Sedan Category

  • Stinger lauded for bringing innovation and value to the market
  • MotorWeek Drivers’ Choice Awards examine vehicles from a buyer’s point of view

IRVINE, Calif., February 9, 2018 – The Kia Stinger has been named as Best of the Year in MotorWeek’s 2018 Drivers’ Choice Awards, the top honor given amongst the 14-category program.  The accolade is just the latest in a long…

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2017 KIA FORTE EARNS TOP SAFETY PICK PLUS RATING FROM INSURANCE INSTITUTE FOR HIGHWAY SAFETY

Award Cements Forte as a Leader in the Compact Sedan Segment

  • Forte earned “Good” rating in IIHS small overlap test and met all other crashworthiness requirements
  • Compact sedan received “Good” rating for headlights with HID Dynamic Bending Light

IRVINE, Calif., July 20, 2017 —The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has awarded its best rating possible, Top Safety Pick Plus (TSP+), to the 2017 Kia Forte built after March 2017 when equipped with optional front crash prevention and high intensity discharge (HID) headlights with Dynamic Bending Light.

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KIA MOTORS’ MUSIC-LOVING HAMSTERS WELCOME A NEW MEMBER TO THE FAMILY IN MARKETING CAMPAIGN FOR THE TURBOCHARGED SOUL

  • “The Arrival” debuts online and in-cinema on Friday, June 30
  • Motörhead’s ‘Ace of Spades’ serves as the soundtrack for Kia’s eighth hamster commercial


IRVINE, Calif., June 29, 2017– Over the last eight years, the Kia Soul and a trio of paw-tapping, music-loving hamsters have stood apart from the competition and captured imaginations.  So how did Kia go about improving an icon?

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KIA TOPS J.D. POWER’S INITIAL QUALITY NAMEPLATE RANKINGS FOR SECOND STRAIGHT YEAR

Five Kia Vehicles – the Most of Any Nameplate – Earn IQS Segment Awards; Kia Posts the Lowest Number of Problems in the Last 20 Years of the J.D. Power Study

  • After ranking highest in the entire industry in 2016, Kia improved 11 points as owners reported fewer issues with their Kia vehicles within the first 90 days of ownership than all other car and truck brands in the U.S.
  • Kia’s Soul, Forte, Cadenza, Niro and Sorento topped their respective categories, with the Cadenza achieving the lowest average number of problems among all models ranked in the study
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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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