Awards Season: Kia Models Winning Big
It is awards season in the automotive industry and Kia models are winning big at the industry’s top automotive shows and in the automotive press. These awards are an important recognition of the high quality of Kia vehicles—design, engineering, and safety.
Best in Show, 2019 Detroit Auto Show, Cars.com
2020 Kia Telluride
“After a day spent walking the show floor and taking in the debuts, the 2020 Kia Telluride emerged as our favorite. See why it was good enough for Best in Show honors, ” Cars.com
Best Cars for the Money. U.S. News & World Report Best Cars
Soul and Sorento were named segment winners for the third consecutive year. In addition to the three-peat, the Stinger also earned an award in its first-ever win in a luxury class. U.S. News recognized vehicles across 14 categories that provide consumers with the best combination of quality and value.
- Best Compact Car for the Money-2019 Soul
- Best 3-Row SUV for the Money-2019 Sorento
- Best Luxury Small Car–2019 Stinger
IIHS Top Safety Picks
Kia is among the top three brands with the most 2019 Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) safety awards following the implementation of stricter crash standards. Five Kia models earned the IIHS Top Safety Pick+ award.
These Kia models earned Top Safety Pick Awards
Best Small Car, MotorWeek Drivers’ Choice Award—2019 Kia Forte
“With the 2019 Forte, Kia has taken an already excellent small car approach and added more space, more technology, and dynamic styling,” says John Davis, creator, and host of MotorWeek, television’s longest running automotive magazine show. “The end result is a great looking, highly affordable car that we think is also the most enjoyable daily driver in its size class.”
Kelley Blue Book 5-Year Cost to Own Award —Compact Car—2019 Soul
The Soul demonstrated a clear advantage over its competitors because of its high residual values which translates into a low depreciation cost which represents one-third of total ownership costs. Soul also had the lowest financing costs in the segment. Other factors included insurance, fuel costs, maintenance and repair costs, and state fees.
We invite you to come in and test drive one of our award-winning vehicles.