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All-New 2018 Kia Rio Makes US Debut at New York International Auto Show

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Fourth-Generation Subcompact Touts Sporty Design, Greater Comfort, More Room and Refined Ride

  • Rio features available upscale convenience technologies such as a seven-inch touchscreen interface and UVO3 with Apple CarPlayTM1 and Android AutoTM2
  • Sedan and hatchback offer available Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB)3
  • Targeting the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) Top Safety Pick designation and a 5-star rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) 
With its eye-catching design and impressive roster of features, the all-new 2018 Rio...

 

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Goldilocks of Vehicles: The 2017 Kia Niro Hybrid Crossover is "Just Right"

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By now we've all seen the hilarious Melissa McCarthy TV commercials for the Kia Niro. In the TV spots, the comedian gets herself repeatedly tossed about while attempting to complete various environmentally friendly missions. McCarthy's physical comedy is memorable, as she falls out trees trying to save the rain forest, tumbles into the sea off an an iceberg, and even gets flung across the ocean trying to save the whales. The point is clear, you can safely do your part to help save the planet by driving a hybrid vehicle.

The main selling point of a hybrid is…
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Kia Intends to be the First Brand to Launch a Super Bowl Commercial on Facebook Messenger

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On the verge of making its eighth straight appearance in the big game, Kia Motors has announced plans to debut the brand’s Super Bowl commercial on the NiroBot for Messenger on Wednesday, Feb. 1. Starring actress Melissa McCarthy, the ad is the centerpiece of a multi-faceted marketing campaign for the all-new 2017 Niro which blends crossover style and utility with exceptional fuel economy of up to 50 mpg combined for the FE trim.  

“With its advanced technology

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Melissa McCarthy Provides the Voiceover in Ads for Kia’s Newest Hybrid Vehicle

Fresh off receiving a Guinness World Record title for the lowest fuel consumption driving across the USA from coast to coast (hybrid car), the all-new 2017 Kia Niro makes its television debut this week with two 15-second spots narrated by Melissa McCarthy. The spots are the first broadcast components of a multi-channel marketing campaign that will expand in the coming weeks, including an original 60-second spot set to air during Super Bowl LI and starring…

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2018 Kia Stinger Receives EyesOn Design Award for Production Car Design Excellence

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Kia Motors America’s all-new 2018 Stinger fastback sedan has been honored with an EyesOn Design award for Production Car Design Excellence at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit.  At an event typically dominated by introductions from American auto companies, Kia’s stinger stole the spotlight. 

“We’ve made a lot of great cars and I’m proud of all of them, but the Stinger is something special,” said Peter Schreyer, Kia Motors’ chief...

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The Curve Ahead - Episode 4 "Attention To Detail"

We get our best glimpses yet of Kia's new vehicle in Episode 4 of "The Curve Ahead." Titled "Attention to Detail," the video features close up shots of the car set to gentle music. A headlight, side view mirror, a sunroof leading inside to get a peak of the interior. It's just enough to keep us wanting more! We're only a few days from the end of the countdown.

Here's the…

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Mysterious Countdown: The Curve Ahead - Episodes 1 & 2



Sleek Sophistication. Head-Turning Design. Heart-Pounding Performance.

Kia is teasing a big announcement with a campaign called "The Curve Ahead." There is a countdown on a website, along with this mysterious message: "For curious minds, the curve ahead is all about potential, as a new paradigm of performance beckons in the distance. Join us here for the official countdown to the world premiere and find out what awaits through the curve ahead."

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Kia Scores a Touchdown with these Tecmo Bowl-Inspired Commercials with Bo and "The Boz"

If you ever played Nintendo in the 80s, you almost certainly played Tecmo Bowl. At least one kid in the neighborhood had the game, and everyone would be over that house fighting over which player got to be the unstoppable Bo Jackson. For an entire generation of gamers, those specific graphics, sound effects, and songs are forever etched in their memories. The 8-bit tunes of Mario Bros, Legend of Zelda, and Tecmo Bowl are the…

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2016 Kia Sorento One of Cars.com's "Best Midsize SUVs to Buy Now"

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The 2016 Kia Sorento has been listed as one of the best midsize SUVs to buy according to the latest list released by Cars.com. The midsize SUVs have become more popular in recent years, as they have more seating and cargo space than compact SUVs, while typically offering better gas mileage and improved maneuverability compared to large SUVs.

Cars.com says, "The redesigned 2016 Kia Sorento has premium cabin materials and a kid-friendly third-row…

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