Kia Country Recognized Top 20% Nationwide with KDEP Certification

November 28th, 2016 by

Kia Motors America has recognized Kia Country of Charleston in West Ashley with its coveted KDEP Certification. The award is given annually to dealers who deliver superior value and performance across multiple areas of operation including: facility cleanliness, sales and service performance, staff training, and branding compliance.


Fewer than 20% of Kia dealers nationwide meet these stringent standards. This is the third time, Kia Country has received this prestigious award. Steve Appelbaum, General Manager said, “It is an honor to be recognized and an affirmation of the dedication of our team to our dealership, our customers and our community.”

Kia Country’s believes that buying and owning a car, should be a stress-free, positive experience. It is committed to exceptional customer service, quality and value and honors that promise through its Customer Bill of Rights.

In addition to the KDEP award, Kia Country has been voted South Carolina Dealer of the Year 2013-2016 by and received its Customer Satisfaction Award 2015-2016. These awards are especially meaningful as they are based on reviews by actual customers.

Kia Country has been serving the Greater Charleston Community for over 10 years and is committed to exceptional customer service.