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2018 Soul, Sportage get TSP+ rating, giving Kia a total of six.

2018 Soul, Sportage get TSP+ rating, giving Kia a total of six.

The holidays are coming, always an exciting time at Barnett Kia. For one thing, Bruce is off to Florida for a while. Ah, well, he’s earned it.
For another, not only do we have a showroom full of vehicles that just seem to get more and more popular every day, but those vehicles keep winning accolades. Hey, that could be part of…
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Consumer Reports names Niro #1 for reliability

Consumer Reports names Niro #1 for reliability 

The exciting new Kia Niro just keeps getting more and more rave reviews.

Consumer Reports recently released its 2017 Annual Auto Survey, based on data collected on 640,000 vehicles. Based on that information, they predict which cars will give owners fewer problems than their competitors.

The survey takes a deep dive into the numerous things that can go wrong with a vehicle. 
They study 17 trouble areas…
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The success story continues. Kia among the world's most valuable brands.

The success story continues.
Kia among the world’s most valuable brands.

For the second consecutive year, Kia Motors has been ranked among the top 100 brands in the world.

Ranked 69th, the Kia brand has an estimated worldwide brand value of $6.7 billion, according to the Best Global Brands report released by Interbrand late in September.

Kia’s global brand value has risen sharply since entering the top 100 global brands list in…
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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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