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Kia Awarded Top Mass-Market Brand in J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 1:00pm

Power 2020 Initial Quality Study

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    TORONTO, March 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kia has been ranked number one among mass-market brands by J.D.
  • Power in the 2021 Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS) with a reported 97 problems per 100 vehicles.
  • Power, is a testament to the dependability of our product and the world class vehicles we deliver, said Elias El-Achhab, Chief Operating Officer at Kia Canada.
  • Kia Canada Inc. (KCI), founded in 1999, is a subsidiary of the Kia Motors Corporation (KMC) based in Seoul, South Korea.

Kia Among Brands With Most 2021 IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus And Top Safety Pick Vehicles With Eight Awards

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 11:05am

IRVINE, Calif., March 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The overall number of Kia vehicles to receive an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) Top Safety Pick Plus (TSP+) and Top Safety Pick (TSP) award has increased to eight.

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  • IRVINE, Calif., March 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The overall number of Kia vehicles to receive an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) Top Safety Pick Plus (TSP+) and Top Safety Pick (TSP) award has increased to eight.
  • The IIHS recently awarded TSP+ to the all-new K5 sedan, which received "Good" ratings in the IIHS crashworthiness tests.
  • K5 receives Top Safety Pick Plus designation; Seltos named a Top Safety Pick.
  • "While we continue to raise the bar in terms of design, value, and technology, safety is always at the forefront," said Sean Yoon, president and CEO of Kia Motors America, Kia Motors North America.

Car And Driver Editors Give Kia A "High Five"

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 1:05pm

The winning vehicles were selected from more than 400 models tested by Car and Driver editors and awarded a "seal of approval" following rigorous instrumented testing.

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  • The winning vehicles were selected from more than 400 models tested by Car and Driver editors and awarded a "seal of approval" following rigorous instrumented testing.
  • Telluride, Sorento, Soul, K5 and Rio all named "2021 Editors' Choice Award" winners, selected from more than 400 models tested.
  • "At Kia, we are continuously striving toward driver satisfaction, quality and overall value, and are honored to have vehicles across the lineup recognized by Car and Driver," said Sean Yoon, president and CEO, Kia Motors America, Kia Motors North America.
  • The Car and Driver 2021 Editors' Choice Award criteria includes the results of Car and Driver's rigorous instrumented testing, the ranking each vehicle earns within its market segment, editors' subjective evaluations of each vehicle's performance, value, and how well it fulfills its intended mission.

The 2022 Kia Carnival Makes Canadian Debut

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 7:15pm

Available in Canadian dealerships this spring, Kia Carnival is available in five trim levels (LX, LX+, EX, EX+ and SX) with a starting price of $34,495.

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  • Available in Canadian dealerships this spring, Kia Carnival is available in five trim levels (LX, LX+, EX, EX+ and SX) with a starting price of $34,495.
  • We cant wait for Canadians to get behind the wheel of our very own Life Utility Vehicle, says Elias El-Achhab, Chief Operating Officer at Kia Canada.
  • With bold SUV-inspired characteristics, incredible cargo space, our most advanced safety tech and luxurious appointments, Kia Carnival embodies our leading-edge design philosophy, he adds.
  • Kia Carnival turns Canadians everyday busy lives into epic adventure with abundant space, freedom, style and comfort.

All-new 2022 Kia Carnival multi-purpose vehicle transcends

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 7:00pm

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The all-new 2022 Kia Carnival Multi-Purpose Vehicle (MPV) replaces the outgoing Sedona to become a multifaceted and unexpected companion.

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  • IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The all-new 2022 Kia Carnival Multi-Purpose Vehicle (MPV) replaces the outgoing Sedona to become a multifaceted and unexpected companion.
  • "The Kia Carnival is here to disrupt a staid segment and proves once again what is possible when conventions are shattered," said Sean Yoon, president & CEO, Kia Motors North America, Kia Motors America.
  • For these reasons, the Carnival is the first vehicle to proudly wear our all-new Kia badge and is a bold signal of things to come."
  • When operating a vehicle, never use a vehicle system that takes your focus away from safe vehicle operation.

Kia Unveils First-Ever Virtual Auto Show Experience in Canada

Monday, February 22, 2021 - 6:15pm

The first of its kind in Canada, the unique, 3D environment provides Canadians, media, and automotive enthusiasts the ability to experience the full Kia Canada lineup, partake in interactive virtual experiences, and to witness Canadian-specific new product launches.

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  • The first of its kind in Canada, the unique, 3D environment provides Canadians, media, and automotive enthusiasts the ability to experience the full Kia Canada lineup, partake in interactive virtual experiences, and to witness Canadian-specific new product launches.
  • What began as a solution to not having in-person auto shows evolved into a contemporary, category-leading consumer experience, says Kia Canadas Chief Operating Officer, Elias El-Achhab.
  • The Kia Virtual Auto Show will also house two special new product introductions from the executive team at Kia Canada.
  • The Kia Virtual Auto Show is accessible here , and is active and free to Canadians until April 30th, 2021.

Kia Motors America Renews Sponsorship Of B.R.A.K.E.S. Teen Pro-Active Driving School

Monday, February 22, 2021 - 2:00pm

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Kia Motors America and B.R.A.K.E.S.

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  • IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Kia Motors America and B.R.A.K.E.S.
  • combines classroom instruction with hands-on-defensive driver training courses in Kia vehicles for both teen drivers and their parents.
  • is an important way for us to strengthen our efforts to 'Accelerate The Good' through tangible action," said Russell Wager, vice president, marketing, Kia Motors America.
  • intensive half-day training course, which is free of charge and features hands-on skills exercises taught by professional instructors in a fleet of new vehicles donated by Kia Motors America.

#1! Kia Top Mass-Market Brand In J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study

Friday, February 19, 2021 - 6:32pm

Power in the 2021 Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS) with a reported 97 problems per 100 vehicles.

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  • Power in the 2021 Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS) with a reported 97 problems per 100 vehicles.
  • The achievement has been strengthened by three of Kia's most popular-selling models the Sorento, Sportage, and Optima each besting their respective segments.
  • Kia owners reported fewest problems in new vehicles after three years of ownership.
  • Power's Vehicle Dependability Study is another new benchmark achievement for Kia's meteoric rise in the industry," said Sean Yoon, president & CEO, Kia Motors North America & Kia Motors America.

Russian Automotive Industry Report 2020: Connectivity and ADAS Feature Set to Transform the Market - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, February 15, 2021 - 11:19am

The "Russian Automotive Industry 2020: Connectivity and ADAS Feature Sets Transform the Market" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "Russian Automotive Industry 2020: Connectivity and ADAS Feature Sets Transform the Market" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • This study of the Russian automotive market offers a look at the competitive environment and analysis of infotainment, telematics, and ADAS features, including market forecasts.
  • The analyst finds that the Russian automotive industry has regained momentum after the country's economic crisis of 2014-2016 and has formed a solid foundation.
  • The AvtoVAZ-manufactured local brand LADA has a long-standing history in the Russian market and leads local automotive market sales way ahead its competitors, followed by foreign brands such as Hyundai-Kia Group, Renault-Nissan, and Volkswagen (VW).

All-New 2022 Kia Carnival Multi-Purpose Vehicle Will Transcend the Mainstream on February 23

Monday, February 15, 2021 - 11:00am

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The new Carnival MPV pushes the boundaries of design and innovation to become a multifaceted and unexpected companion.

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  • IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The new Carnival MPV pushes the boundaries of design and innovation to become a multifaceted and unexpected companion.
  • Please join us HERE for the virtual reveal of the 2022 Carnival MPV at 11:00AM PST on Tuesday, February 23.
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