• Global Top Quality

    Winning150 and more Major quality awards - We struggle for ZERO Drive Defects : Winner of the J.D. Power 2016 Initial Quality Study (IQS) Soul(Compact MPV), Sportage(Compact SUV) - #1 Quality acknowledged in Germany : #1 out 20 brands in 2015 Autobild Quality Report - Recognized as ‘Best car’ in 38 countries Over the past decade : Car Of The Year (COTY) in the US/Europe/Middle East/Asia
  • Global Top Safety

    Top class safety proven through decades of collision tests - 'Outstanding' in all requirements of collision test : ‘Top Safety Pick+’ in 2016 Insurance Institute for Highway Safety(IIHS) Collision Test (Sorento, Sportage, Optima) - #1 Comprehensive Safety Level achieved (Front crash, side crash, and rollover resistance ratings) : ‘5-star’ safety rating from 2015 U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) & New Car Assessment Program(NCAP) (Sorento) - Achieved top safety rating in Europe : ‘5-star’ in 2015 Euro New Car Assessment Program(NCAP) (Optima, Sportage)
  • Global Top Design

    Fastest in winning over 60 design awards - Globally recognized product design : 'Best of The Best' in the 2016 Red Dot Design Award (Sportage) - Designing efforts in customer communication : Winner of Communication Design category in the 2015 Red Dot Design Award (All New Sorento, Soul EV for iPad) -Top-tier design team : 'Team of The Year' by KIA Design Team (Peter Schreyer) in the 2014 Automotive Brand Contest
  • Global Top Satisfaction

    Proven marketability by the choice of countless consumers - 7 Years of captivating global consumers : Starting from the first winning in 2010, we are now winning 10 satisfaction awards - Ranked #1  for Comprehensive Satisfaction by 65,000 actual consumers : #1 in the 2016 AutoPacific Vehicle Satisfaction Awards (VSA) (Optima, Soul, Carnival) - Chosen by 90,000 new car buyers : #1 in respective segments in the 2016 US JD Power Automotive Performance Execution And Layout (APPEAL) (Optima, Soul, Sorento, Carnival)

Kia Motors, History of awards (Theme)

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  • USA
    ALG
    Soul

    Soul

    Soul

    Soul

    2013
    USA, ALG
    ALG Residual Value Award

  • Global
    InterBrand
    KIA

    KIA

    KIA

    KIA

    2013
    Global, InterBrand
    37th in Interbrand’s list of the 50 Best Global Green Brands

  • Global
    InterBrand
    KIA

    KIA

    KIA

    KIA

    2013
    Global, InterBrand
    37th in Interbrand’s list of the 50 Best Global Green Brands

  • China
    CACSI
    Rio

    Rio

    Rio

    Rio

    2013
    China, CACSI
    1st Place in China Automobile Customer Satisfaction Index

  • China
    CACSI
    Sportage

    Sportage

    Sportage

    Sportage

    2013
    China, CACSI
    1st Place in China Automobile Customer Satisfaction Index

  • China
    CACSI
    Forte/Cerato

    Forte/Cerato

    Forte/Cerato

    Forte/Cerato

    2013
    China, CACSI
    1st Place in China Automobile Customer Satisfaction Index

  • China
    CACSI
    Rio

    Rio

    Rio

    Rio

    2013
    China, CACSI
    1st Place in China Automobile Customer Satisfaction Index

  • China
    CACSI
    Sportage

    Sportage

    Sportage

    Sportage

    2013
    China, CACSI
    1st Place in China Automobile Customer Satisfaction Index

  • China
    CACSI
    Forte/Cerato

    Forte/Cerato

    Forte/Cerato

    Forte/Cerato

    2013
    China, CACSI
    1st Place in China Automobile Customer Satisfaction Index

  • USA
    USAA
    Sportage

    Sportage

    Sportage

    Sportage

    2013
    USA, USAA
    "United Services Automobile Association (USAA)"

  • USA
    Kelley Blue Book
    Soul

    Soul

    Soul

    Soul

    2013
    USA, Kelley Blue Book
    Coolest New Cars Under $18K

  • UK
    NGMW
    Cee'd

    Cee'd

    Cee'd

    Cee'd

    2012
    UK, NGMW
    ‘Northern Car of the Year’

  • USA
    Kelley Blue Book
    Soul

    Soul

    Soul

    Soul

    2012
    USA, Kelley Blue Book
    Top 10 Coolest New Cars Under $18,000

  • USA
    Kelley Blue Book
    Soul

    Soul

    Soul

    Soul

    2012
    USA, Kelley Blue Book
    Top 10 Coolest New Cars Under $18,000

  • USA
    totalcarscore.com
    KIA

    KIA

    KIA

    KIA

    2012
    USA, totalcarscore.com
    Top 10 Best Car Brands For 2012

  • USA
    totalcarscore.com
    KIA

    KIA

    KIA

    KIA

    2012
    USA, totalcarscore.com
    Top 10 Best Car Brands For 2012

  • USA
    Autobytel
    Optima

    Optima

    Optima

    Optima

    2012
    USA, Autobytel
    Sedan of the Year

  • USA
    Autobytel
    Optima

    Optima

    Optima

    Optima

    2012
    USA, Autobytel
    Sedan of the Year

  • Ukraine
    All-Ukrainian National
    Forte/Cerato

    Forte/Cerato

    Forte/Cerato

    Forte/Cerato

    2012
    Ukraine, All-Ukrainian National
    Sales Leader of the segment

  • Ukraine
    All-Ukrainian National
    Sportage

    Sportage

    Sportage

    Sportage

    2012
    Ukraine, All-Ukrainian National
    Sales Leader of the segment