Archive for the ‘Kia Awards’ Category

How Was Kia Able to Sweep the Three IntelliChoice CPO Awards?

Monday, December 30th, 2019
Exterior view of two Certified Pre-Owned Kia Vehicles

Kia Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles Awarded by IntelliChoice

Did you know that Kia swept the three recently announced IntelliChoice CPO Awards? The staff here at Kia of Irivne knows that Kia Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles are some of the best pre-owned vehicles on the road today. The IntelliChoice CPO Awards are just more proof of this! The three awards that Kia took home are the Best Certified Pre-Owned Program Award, the Best Used Cost of Ownership Award, and the Best CPO Warranty Program Award. Let’s explore how Kia was able to sweep the three IntelliChoice CPO awards together!


Kia Optima, Cadenza, and Sportage Win Best Vehicle Satisfaction Awards

Saturday, June 24th, 2017
Kia Optima, Cadenza, and Sportage Win Best Vehicle Satisfaction Awards

If you’ve ever wondered which car ranks the best in satisfaction among drivers, you aren’t alone. Buying a vehicle can be stressful, and it’s important to know that you are making the right decision. The folks over at AutoPacific know this, that’s why they created the Vehicle Satisfaction Awards, which measure personal owner satisfaction by evaluating more than 49 separate attributes of 2016 and 2017 cars and light weight trucks. So, how does Kia fall into this story? Well, it’s no surprise to Kia owners that the brand made the list not once, not twice, but three times. Keep reading to find out more!


Which Car is Best for Families on a Budget?

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

When thinking about which vehicle is best for families, the 2017 Kia Soul may not immediately come to mind. However, Parents magazine and Edmunds recently awarded the new Kia Soul a top spot among the 10 Best Family Cars of 2017, showing drivers that your family wagon can be both fun and functional! Keep reading to see how the Soul snagged a top spot in the hearts of families everywhere.


Four Kia Vehicles Recognized as Best Electrified and “Eco-friendly” Offerings

Friday, April 28th, 2017
2017 Kia Soul EV award

In light of Earth Day, Kelley Blue Book’s put together lists of some of the most eco-friendly vehicles to give drivers an idea of which models to drive if they’re looking to help save the environment. Four Kia vehicles were found on three lists this year including the Kia Niro, Kia Optima Hybrid, Kia Optima PHEV and Kia Soul EV. (more…)

Kia Sportage: ‘2017 Must Test Drive Vehicle’ by Autotrader

Friday, March 24th, 2017
2017 Kia Sportage - Must Test Drive Vehicle

It’s an exciting time for the 2017 Kia Sportage! As a redesigned model this year, it’s been getting a lot of recognition. Most recently, it was named a 2017 Must Test Drive Vehicle by Autotrader. The Sportage has continually been applauded for its classy design, comfortable interior and top-of-the-line safety and technology features. (more…)

Kia Soul & Cadenza Named 2017 Best Cars for Families

Friday, March 10th, 2017
2017 Kia Soul Family favorite

U.S. News & World Report recently awarded the 2017 Kia Soul and the 2017 Kia Cadenza as the 2017 Best Cars for Families. The Soul was the winner amongst 20 competitors in the Compact Car category, and the Cadenza was at the top of 11 vehicles in the large Car category. The vehicles were judged based on safety, seating and cargo volume as well as reliability and family-friendly features. (more…)

2017 Kia Soul and Sorento Named ‘Best Cars for the Money’

Monday, February 20th, 2017
2017 Kia Soul, Sorento Best Cars for the Money

Now that excitement from the Chicago Auto Show is starting to die down, we’re going to highlight some of the awards received earlier this month. Both the 2017 Kia Soul and the 2017 Kia Sorento were named ‘Best Cars for the Money’ by U.S. News & World Report, which simply solidifies their overall quality and value to the Kia lineup. (more…) names 2017 Kia Sportage “Best New Compact SUV”

Monday, January 16th, 2017
2017 Kia Sportage Best New Compact SUV

It’s an exciting time for the Kia Sportage as it enters into its fourth generation. This all-new, completely redesigned model has been awarded the “Best New Compact SUV” title from at the North American International Auto Show, and it’s in the running for the “Best of 2017” as well. With models available across the country, drivers don’t want to miss out on this trustworthy and affordable new SUV. (more…)

Kia Ranks Third Among Non-Premium Brands In 2016 APEAL Study!

Monday, August 8th, 2016
compact multipurpose car category

Naturally, we love the first-rate Kia vehicles that are on our lot here in Irvine CA, but our customers don’t have to just take our word for the high-quality of these model. Thanks to the recently released results of the J.D. Power Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) awards, we know that four models on our lot top their segments. Also, the Kia brand as a whole ranks third among non-premium automotive companies. Keep reading to get more details on the Kia 2016 APEAL Awards. (more…)

2016 Kia Optima and Sedona Earn Ideal Vehicle Awards

Monday, August 1st, 2016
Kia Optima and Kia Sedona 2016 Ideal Vehicle Awards

The family-friendly 2016 Kia Optima and 2016 Kia Sedona have done it again! Both of these models won 2016 Ideal Vehicle Awards from AutoPacific. This means that owners of these two high-quality vehicles have had their expectations met or exceeded for the 2016 model year. Keep reading to learn more about the Kia Optima and Kia Sedona 2016 Ideal Vehicle Awards. (more…)