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Kia Sportage Wins AutoPacific 2017 Ideal Vehicle Award

2017 Kia Sportage wins AutoPacific Ideal Vehicle Award - Smail Kia Blog

Award-Winning Model Tops Compact Crossover SUV Category

  • AutoPacific’s Ideal Vehicle Awards honor vehicles that best meet buyers’ expectations and requirements
  • Sportage adds to its recent Vehicle Satisfaction Award with an Ideal Vehicle Award
The boldly designed Kia Sportage has won AutoPacific’s 2017 Ideal Vehicle Award (IVA), earning the highest marks in the Compact Crossover SUV category. The IVA is the Sportage’s second honor from AutoPacific following the Vehicle Satisfaction Awards (VSA) earlier this summer. 

AutoPacific’s IVA is based on over 54,000 responses from...

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Kia Optima and Sportage Named to KBB Top 10 Most Awarded Cars of 2017

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Kia Motors America (KMA) was honored when two of its popular models – the 2017 Kia Optima midsize sedan and 2017 Kia Sportage SUV – were named among the top 10 Most Awarded Cars of 2017 by Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com, a trusted source for consumers in the automotive space.  The list identifies the 10 vehicles Kelley Blue Book has recognized the most often this year.  In addition, Kia Motors earned its place on KBB.com’s list of the 10 Most Awarded Brands of 2017.

“Kia is known for superior design, quality engineering and intuitive technology.  Kia continues to…

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2017 Kia Forte Earns IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus Rating

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The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has awarded its best rating possible, Top Safety Pick Plus (TSP+), to the 2017 Kia Forte built after March 2017 when equipped with optional front crash prevention and high intensity discharge (HID) headlights with Dynamic Bending Light. This top safety award came right on the heels of the Forte being named highest-rated compact car in the 2017 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study (IQS), which measures consumer satisfaction and the least number of issues in the first 90 days of ownership.
 
“Kia Forte is one of our most popular and best-selling...
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Smail Auto Group Supports Feherty's Troops First Foundation in May

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In honor of National Military Appreciation Month, Smail Auto Group will donate $125 to the Feherty's Troops First Foundation for every vehicle sold during the month of May.
 
Let’s show our deep gratitude  to those who have bravely served our country by helping them now in their time of need. When you buy or lease a new or pre-owned vehicle this month at any of Smail Auto Group's locations, you’ll be supporting “Feherty’s Troops First Foundation," and you’ll be making a difference in the lives of a wounded service member. 

 
 
They Deserve Our Thanks…
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2017 Kia Cadenza Earns Top Safety Pick+ Rating from IIHS

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The IIHS has awarded its highest designation possible, Top Safety Pick Plus (TSP+), to the 2017 Kia Cadenza, when equipped with optional front crash prevention and specific headlights. Defined by its luxurious refinements, expressive styling, advanced technology and refined powertrain, the Cadenza joins a growing number of Kia vehicles that have earned the TSP+ rating.   
 
“The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is one of the most respected organizations in the industry when it comes to evaluating vehicle safety, and this designation is a great achievement that speaks to Kia’s...
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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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Kia Sportage Named a 2017 "Must Test Drive Vehicle" by Autotrader

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The 2017 Kia Sportage has been named one of Autotrader’s 2017 Must Test Drive vehicles.  The prestigious consumer-focused program showcases the best new vehicles shoppers need to experience prior to making a purchase.  Award winners are selected by Autotrader’s editorial experts and have the potential to change the way a consumer perceives an entire segment or brand.
 

“Winning an Autotrader 2017 Must Test Drive Award is further testament to the transformation of the Kia brand and marks another accolade for the Sportage, our longest-running nameplate,” said...

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2017 Kia Optima LX - Smail Ride Along - Virtual Test Drive and Review


Hop into an all-new 2017 Kia Optima with our sales representative Mike Pavlik, and go on a virtual test drive around the streets of Greensburg PA. Along the way, Mike will share his expertise (he doesn't only sell them, he's owned two Optimas himself!) about the vehicle and its features. Look for his insight on fuel economy, safety features, warranty information and his personal thoughts on how the Optima drives in these winter road conditions.
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