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Kia HabaNiro Concept Heats up Manhattan

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Today Kia Motors America (KMA) unveiled its vision of the future of electric vehicles and it’s hot.  And spicy. The HabaNiro concept is a fully-electric, all-wheel drive, four-seat wonder car with an All Electric Range (AER) of more than 300 miles, level-five autonomous mode, butterfly wing doors and more advanced tech than what helped land men on the moon. But this is no fanciful supercar that will likely never be built, but a prescient look into the future of mobility where automobiles will seamlessly integrate design, capability, usefulness and creativity.
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2019 Kia Niro Phev Wins Good Housekeeping Best New Car Award

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The 2019 Kia Niro plug-in hybrid received Good Housekeeping’s 2019 Best New Car Award in the Hybrid category, marking the first time a Kia has earned the accolade from the esteemed publication.
 
“We’re honored that the Niro PHEV has been recognized by Good Housekeeping magazine,” said Orth Hedrick, Executive Director of Car Planning and Telematics, Kia Motors America (KMA). “Consumers who are intrigued by the Niro hybrid’s fantastic versatility and design, but want the ability to drive only using electric power, will find more to love in the Niro Plug-in Hybrid.”
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Kia Stinger Receives First-Ever J.D. Power Engineering Award

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After ushering in a dynamic new era for Kia Motors, the 2018 Stinger sportback has been awarded the first-ever J.D. Power Engineering Award for Highest-Rated All-New Vehicle. Based on combined consumer evaluations included in the J.D. Power Initial Quality SM and APEALSM Studies, Kia is the first OEM to be recognized by J.D. Power for delivering the highest-rated new entry into the market for a model year.
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Kia Soul, Redesigned For 2020

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Exterior
  • High-tech front headlight configuration with connecting trim piece accentuates width
  • Slim-design daytime running lights and turn signal indicators
  • Larger front grille with unique two-tone treatment
  • Front fenders add volume to clean and smooth surfaces
  • Roof rack mounting points
  • Three-dimensional wraparound boomerang-shaped taillights
  • C-pillars designed to resemble airplane wings
  • Signature vertical rear window and “Island” stay true to Soul design heritage
  • Distinctive C-pillar garnish features new “Soul” graphic
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Kia Sales Up 10.2% in March

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Kia Motors America today announced March sales of 55,814 vehicles, up 10.2-percent over the same period last year and marking the brand’s best first quarter performance since 2016.  The increase in sales was propelled by the all-new Telluride SUV, with 5,080 units sold during the vehicle’s first full month of nationwide availability. In addition, March also saw the brand surpass more than 8 million Kia vehicles sold since entering the U.S market in 1994.
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Kia Reveals New SUV Concepts at Seoul Motor Show

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Kia Motors has revealed a trio of new concepts at the 2019 Seoul Motor Show today, previewing the brand’s future design direction.
 
Two of the three concepts make their international debut in Seoul, with the rugged Kia ‘Masterpiece’ taking center stage, combining a large SUV body with a luxurious, high-tech cabin. The Masterpiece is accompanied by the Kia ‘Signature’, a new concept model which previews the design and layout of an upcoming compact SUV from the brand.
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Eight Kia Models Receive IIHS Top Safety Pick Awards

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Despite stricter requirements from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Awards (IIHS), eight Kia models received a 2019 Top Safety Pick award. In order to qualify as a Top Safety Pick, a vehicle must now achieve an “Acceptable” or “Good” rating in the passenger-side small overlap test, “Good” ratings in all other crashworthiness tests, “Advanced” or “Superior” ratings for front crash prevention, and an “Acceptable” or “Good” rating in headlight testing. The 2019 Kia Top Safety Picks are...
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Lease a 2019 Kia Soul for Only $139/month

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Lease a new Kia Soul hatchback for only $139 per month for 24 months; or, finance for 0% APR for 60 months.* The 2019 Soul comes standard with remote keyless entry, steering wheel mounted controls, a back-up camera and a touchscreen entertainment system. The Soul+ with the designer collection package adds heated side mirrors, 18″ wheels, fog lights and a leather wrapped steering wheel.
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All-New Kia Telluride Offers Rugged Luxury

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“Designed in America for America”
Kia says its new flagship SUV is ready for adventures. The all-new 2020 Kia Telluride is the largest Kia ever, complete with third-row seating and off-road capabilities. Also, it is the first Kia model designed specifically for the United States. It boasts a 3.8L GDI V6 engine that produces 291 HP and 262 lb-ft. of torque. While the Telluride comes standard with four-wheel independent suspension, an active on-demand all-wheel-drive system is available. Its standard towing capacity is 5,000 pounds.
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Kia Launches Campaign for the Big Game

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Source: Kia Media
 
Kia has run ads during the big game for ten consecutive years, but this year, it’s taking an unconventional approach. Instead of dishing out money for celebrity endorsements, Kia is launching a scholarship. Kia’s “The Great Unknown Scholarship” is designed to help children in-need “get a foothold in higher education.” Kia teased the campaign during the NFC Championship game, but full details won’t be revealed until the big game on February, 3rd.
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