• Kia vehicles, recognized all over the world

    Acknowledged quality and safety in North America  1 satisfaction by AutoPacific Winner of the 2016 AutoPacific Vehicle Satisfaction Awards (VSA)   Sedona, Optima, Soul  AutoPacific An automotive marketing research product consulting firm established in 1986. It conducts consumer satisfaction survey on over 65,000 consumers  1 quality by J.D. Power Winner of the 2016 JD Power Initial Quality Study (IQS) Sportage, Soul  IQS(Initial Quality Study) Measures claims per 100 vehicles sold from 80,000  consumers across 33 brands 5-Star rating from NHTSA 5 stars from 2015 National Highway  Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) Sorento  NCAP (New Car Assessment Program) Measures vehicle safety and durability featuring front/side collisions and rollover tests Top Safety Pick by IIHS Top Safety Pick   by 2016 Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) Collision Test   Sorento, Sportage, Optima  Top Safety Pick  Is awarded when a vehicle earns good ratings in the five crashworthiness tests and an advanced or superior rating for front crash prevention
  • Kia vehicles, recognized all over the world

    Quality sparkling with outstanding design Top Brand by Autobild (Germany) Top Brand in 2015 German Autobild Quality Report  Quality Report Comprehensively evaluates vehicle quality satisfaction, 100,000km durability test and disassembly assessment Winner of Red Dot Design Award Winner of 2016 Red Dot Design Award Sportage, Optima  Red Dot Design Award Comprehensively evaluates innovative, aesthetic, practical, and concept features Winner of J.D. Power VDS (UK/Germany) Winner of 2016 J.D. Power VDS (UK/Germany) Picanto, Sportage  VDS(Vehicle Dependability Study) Measures 1 year overall claims per 100 vehicles used for the past 3 years from 30,000  consumers
  • Kia vehicles, recognized all over the world

    Car of the Year across Asia and the Pacific region Car of the Year(COTY) by the Australian Automotive Association 2016 Car of the Year by the Australian Automotive Association Optima GT, Sorento  COTY (Car of the Year) Evaluates noise issues, comfortability, high speed stability, etc.  1 in CACSI (China Association for Quality) Top rating in 2015 China Automobile Customer Satisfaction Index (CACSI) by the China Association for Quality K2, Forte, Sportage  CACSI(China Automobile Customer Satisfaction Index) Evaluates quality satisfaction on 180  models across 57 brands in 60  regions in China Car of the Year (COTY) by the Korean Automotive Journalist Association (KAJA)  2015 Car of the Year by the Korean Automotive Journalist Association (KAJA) Carnival  COTY (Car of the Year) Evaluates noise issues, comfortability, high speed stability, etc.
  • Kia vehicles, recognized all over the world

    Acknowledged quality in the Middle East  Car of the Year (COTY) by the Middle East Automotive Journalist Group 2016 Car of the Year in Compact SUV segment by the Middle East Automotive Journalist Group Sportage  MECOTY(Middle East Car Of The Year) Evaluates design, driving performance, safety, etc. Evaluated by professional automobile journalist panel from seven major Middle Eastern countries Car of the Year (COTY) by PR Arabia '2016 Car of the Year' in Popular Sedan segment by PR Arabia Optima  PR Arabia Auto Award Is measured by a major PR (Public Relations) agency in Saudi Arabia

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