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Sportage an AutoPacific ‘Ideal Vehicle’, Sorento gets highest IIHS Safety Award.

Sportage an AutoPacific ‘Ideal Vehicle’,
Sorento gets highest IIHS Safety Award.

The boldly designed Kia Sportage has won AutoPacific’s 2017 Ideal Vehicle Award (IVA), earning the highest marks in the Compact Crossover SUV category. The IVA is the Sportage’s second honor from AutoPacific following the Vehicle Satisfaction Awards (VSA) earlier this summer.
 
AutoPacific is a future-oriented automotive marketing research and product-consulting firm. Their IVA is based on over 54,000 responses from owners…
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Long list of J.D. Power accolades for Kia.

Long list of J.D. Power accolades for Kia.

Kia Motors has earned three J.D. Power Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) awards with the KIA NIRO, KIA SOUL, and KIA CADENZA all garnering awards in their respective segments. Kia is the only non-premium brand to register wins in three segments (in a three-way tie with two premium brands), earning accolades in the Small SUV segment (Niro), Compact Multi-Purpose Vehicle segment (Soul) and Large…
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Optima and Sportage among 2017’s Top 10 Most Awarded Vehicles!—KBB.com

Optima and Sportage among 2017’s Top 10 Most Awarded Vehicles!—KBB.com

Two of Kia’s most popular models—2017 Optima midsize sedan and 2017 Sportage SUV—have been named among the top 10 Most Awarded Cars of 2017 by Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com, one of the oldest and most trusted sources for automotive consumers. The list identifies the 10 vehicles Kelley Blue Book has recognized the most often this year. In…

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SUVs are more popular every year, and Kia has four of JD Power’s best.


SUVs are more popular every year, and Kia has four of JD Power’s best.

Consumer demand for the versatility and performance of an SUV continues to drive sales to greater levels every year…and we have some of the best of those multi-talented vehicles.

Really? Absolutely. The new Rankings from J.D. Power & Associates are out, and Kia Sorento once again is Highest-Ranked Midsize SUV in Initial Quality*. That’s twice in three years…
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Soul still cool after all these years; Optima earns IIHS’ highest ranking

Soul still cool after all these years;
Optima earns IIHS’ highest ranking

For the sixth consecutive year, Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com has named Kia Soul—our funky urban commuter—as one of the “10 Coolest Cars Under $18,000” for 2017. The list always features some of the most fun-to-drive and fun-to-own vehicles on the market.

Once again Kelley Blue Book editors chose Soul for its unique combination of technology, design, feature content…
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HURRY while summer’s STILL on Us! NO PAYMENTS! (Also, NIRO named a Top 10 Hybrid).

HURRY while summer’s STILL on Us! 
NO PAYMENTS! 
(Also, NIRO named a Top 10 Hybrid).

Still going strong, Kia’s “SUMMER’S ON US” Sale Event makes you a winner in SO many ways.

You’ll make ZERO PAYMENTS FOR FIVE MONTHS on Kia Optima, Forte, Sorento, or Soul. That’s because of 90-day deferred payments…with THE FIRST TWO MONTH’S PAYMENTS ON US.* Imagine, driving a new Kia all summer with NO…
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Summer’s on Us! NO PAYMENTS!

Summer’s on Us! NO PAYMENTS!

(This entry is short and sweet, because the news is SO good. Let’s get to it.)

It’s Kia’s “SUMMER’S ON US” Sale Event, and here at Barnett we’re all over it.

You’ll make ZERO PAYMENTS FOR FIVE MONTHS on Kia Optima, Forte, Sorento, or Soul. That’s because of 90-day deferred payments…with THE FIRST TWO MONTH’S PAYMENTS ON US.* 

Imagine, driving…
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Kia cranks up the power with Soul Turbo

Kia cranks up the power with Soul Turbo

Kia Soul has always had, well…soul. Now it’s got more guts, too. Introducing the new Soul Turbo.

People are impressed.

AutoWeek says, “A sporty option at last…the new Turbo breaks through the 200hp barrier.”

They continued “Soul Turbo is a range-topping premium trim level that offers more oomph, along with nicer trimmings and just about all the option boxes checked. A gain of 40hp…
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Here’s your basic ‘Everything-You-Want-To-Know-About-Niro’…

Here’s your basic ‘Everything-You-Want-To-Know-About-Niro’…

Wow! Such an amazing new vehicle introduction! Our initial Niro delivery at Barnett practically flew out of here, but—GOOD NEWS!—we now have more. So if you have questions about this popular new crossover hybrid from Kia, here’s the backstory. Go ahead, fill yourself with knowledge.

Unveiled globally at the Chicago Auto Show earlier this year, the all-new 2017 Kia Niro is a no-compromise vehicle combining driving enjoyment…
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2017 Kia Optima: Looking good all the way around

2017 Kia Optima: Looking good all the way around

In the mid-size category, more and more drivers are turning to Kia Optima. Here are some of the reasons why.

For starters, the 2017 Kia Optima has a below-average starting price of just $22,200, yet it comes with many of the same standard features offered by more expensive competitors. Its interior is upscale with spacious seats, and the cargo area is large.
 
Its interior is where it really shines, with high-quality materials throughout and an easy-to-use infotainment system. It is also spacious; you'll have no problem fitting family and…
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