Labor Day Car Sales Madness

August 29th, 2018 by

Is there really Labor Day car sales madness. In a word, yes. Why? Last year, Fortune Magazine called Labor Day the “car-shopping equivalent of Black Friday”. Because it is the only holiday until Black Friday, dealers are typically aggressive in closing deals. Kia Country started our Labor Day offers last weekend and has seen a huge boost…

Rio and Stinger Named Segment Winners in J.D. Power APEAL Study

August 6th, 2018 by

Kia’s stylish subcompact, the 2018 Rio and its GT performance sedan, the 2018 Stinger has been named segment winners in J.D. Power Automotive Performance, Execution, and Layout (APEAL) awards. These awards come on the heels of J.D. Power naming Kia Motor the highest ranked mass-market brand in its Initial Quality Study (IQS) for the fourth…

Kia Captures Top Spot in J.D. Power IQS Study

June 27th, 2018 by
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For the fourth consecutive year, Kia has captured the top spot among all non-luxury automotive brands in J.D. Power’s 2018 Initial Quality Study (IQS). Kia also maintained its leadership position Sorento (Midsize SUV) and Rio (Small Car) winning their segments and Sportage, Sedona, Optima and Forte placing in the top three of their segments.  “Ranking…

Buying a Car for College Students

June 19th, 2018 by

At this time of year, we typically see an upswing in customers looking for cars for college students.  Whether you are fortunate enough to have parents buying the car or are buying it yourself, there are a few common considerations that will help you make a good purchasing decision. Most students want a car that…

Kia News Highlights

December 19th, 2017 by
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Here are some of Kia’s 4th Quarter news highlights. Links to the full articles are provided. For a complete list of 2017 press releases visit ALL-NEW 2018 KIA STINGER NAMED TO WARDS 10 BEST ENGINES LIST Kia Motors America’s (KMA) all-new 2018 Stinger has been named to Wards 10 Best Engines list. The performance-oriented…

Buy a Car on Black Friday

November 21st, 2017 by

Should you buy a car on Black Friday?  According to Edmunds, 15% of November car sales take place on Black Friday weekend.  Why? First, consumers expect Black Friday deals and car manufacturers have responded with incentives and rebates. says the deals on Sorento and Optima are two of the best car deals to be…

2018 Kia Rio Delivers Subcompact Style

October 17th, 2017 by

 The all-new 2018 Kia Rio sedan and 5-door hatchback deliver subcompact style that is decidedly European; as well as, fuel efficiency, innovative technology, and safety features. The 4th generation Rio will offer fun-to-drive character to value-conscious consumers when the cars arrive at Kia retailers in the fourth quarter of this year. For an entry-level car,…

Kia Rio vs. Ford Fiesta

May 18th, 2017 by

Let’s compare the Kia Rio and the Ford Fiesta. The Kia Rio makes some major improvements in 2017. Good things come in small packages. Inspired by European design, The Rio– Fun to look at. Fun to drive. Touted as a supermini and state-of-the-art subcompact, the 4th generation Rio delivers class-leading safety technology.   The Rio tops the…

Looking Back: Kia Motors vs. Kia Country 2016 Highlight Reel

January 3rd, 2017 by

Kia Buzz, the official blog of Kia Motors recently published a 2016 highlights reel to celebrate a “year filled with expansion, milestones and new potential.” We thought be fun to start off the year comparing Kia’s  favorite moments to Kia Country’s. Product Launches Kia is focused on the future with goals to put fully automated cars…

Best Blogs of 2016               

December 20th, 2016 by

Kia Country’s blog is designed to inform and entertain. The blog is a vehicle for showcasing new Kia vehicle models, technology, news and awards. But more importantly, it provides an opportunity for us to share our expertise on a wide variety of topics related to buying and owning a car.  It also gives a place…


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