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J.D. Power ranks Kia highest brand for Initial Quality, Rio and Stinger shine in APEAL Awards

J.D. Power ranks Kia highest brand for Initial Quality, 
Rio and Stinger shine in APEAL Awards.

We knew it all the time here at Barnett. Nice to see the world noticing, too.

We’re talking about Kia’s growing reputation for quality, and the industry accolades that go with it.

Kia Motors has been named the highest ranked mass market brand in J.D. Power Initial Quality Study for the fourth consecutive year.

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Four straight in Best Initial Quality, Niro gets highest safety rating possible.

Four straight in Best Initial Quality, Niro gets highest safety rating possible.

For the fourth consecutive year, Kia has been recognized by J.D. Power as the number one non-premium brand in its 2018 Initial Quality Study (IQS). Kia maintained its leadership position with segment-leading performances from the Sorento (Midsize SUV) and Rio (Small Car), while Optima (Midsize Car), Sportage (Small SUV) and Sedona (Minivan) placed second and the Forte (Compact Car) placed third in…
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Kia Soul now seven times KBB cool. And Parents love it, too.

Kia Soul now seven times KBB cool.
And Parents love it, too.

For the seventh consecutive year Kia Soul, the personality-packed urban passenger vehicle, has been named to Kelley Blue Book’s “10 Coolest Cars” list. Soul continues to stand out from the crowd with a unique combination of style, versatility and a long list of standard features. 

With a specific focus on “fun to drive and fun to own,” the editors at Kelley Blue…
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Alexa, Stinger, and a million Souls.

Alexa, Stinger, and a million Souls.

Lots of good news these days at Barnett Kia.

First off, SPRING finally has arrived. We’re human, we had enough of this year’s “Winter Without End” as anyone.

Next, there are several exciting developments regarding vehicles you’ll find priced right.

Owners of certain Kia models now can control a number of vehicle functions—such as start and stop the engine and heat or cool their cars…
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Stinger, Niro, Soul, Sorento lead 2018's great start for Kia accolades

Stinger, Niro, Soul, Sorento lead 2018’s great start for Kia accolades

We have so many really exciting and special vehicles for 2018 here at Barnett Kia. But, you don’t have to believe us (even though we like to think you would).

You can believe MotorWeek, Autotrader, Green Car Journal, and U.S. News & World Report.

Kia Stinger has been named as Best of the Year in MotorWeek’s 2018 Drivers’ Choice Awards, the…
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Yes, we have the all-new Kia Stinger! Come see what the buzz is about.

Yes, we have the all-new Kia Stinger! 
Come see what the buzz is about.

Everyone likes something “new”.  Well, here’s something at Barnett that definitely IS new:  An All-Wheel Drive Sedan!

Ushering in an exciting, dynamic era for Kia Motors, the all-new 2018 Stinger is the culmination of a years-long journey. Fueled by the company’s bold and adventurous spirit, the Stinger is a sportback sedan that promises to be the highest-performance production vehicle…
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Kia 'Light Up the Holidays' Sales Event ends soon!

Kia ‘Light Up the Holidays’ Sales Event ends soon!

It’s the Holidays. We know you’re busy—like everyone here at Barnett—so this will be short and sweet. 

Kia’s “Light Up the Holidays” Sales Events ends very soon, and we want to be certain you don’t miss out on some incredible holiday numbers. Like leases as low as $99 a month!

Yes, Minnesota, you can drive a new 2018 Kia Sportage…
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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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