Kia's commitment to design, quality and value have been recognized with awards and accolades from all over the automotive industry. The Kia K900, Cadenza, Forte, Optima, Optima Hybrid, Soul, Rio, Sorento, Sedona and Sportage are all award winning vehicles.
nhtsa overall 5-star crash safety rating for 6 kia models
- 2015 FORTE
- 2015 Optima
- 2015 Optima Hybrid
- 2015 Sorento
- 2015 Soul
- 2015 Sportage
Starting with 2011 models, NHTSA has introduced tougher tests and rigorous new 5-Star Safety Ratings that provide more information about safety feature performance and crash avoidance technologies.
3 kia models earn iihs top safety pick for 2015
- 2016 Sorento
- 2015 Sedona
- 2015 Soul
To qualify for 2015 TOP SAFETY PICK, a vehicle must earn good ratings in the moderate overlap front, side, roof strength and head restraint tests, as well as a good or acceptable rating in the small overlap front test.
2015 kia k900 wins 2015 international car of the year award, presented by road & travel magazine
In 1996, the ICOTY Awards pioneered the 'emotional connection' (theme) as it related to cars and consumers to help raise awareness that people have strong feelings about their vehicles throughout the purchasing process and ownership. It's not, nor has ever been, just about camshafts and chrome. It's about how cars reflect our personalities and status in life.
a consumers digest best buy for the 2015 optima
"Best Buy" recipients are based on what vehicles Consumers Digest believes offers the most value for the money in their respective vehicle classes. The concept of "value," according to Consumers Digest, is based on a vehicle's purchase price and ownership costs relative to subjective factors like comfort, performance, styling and utility.
kia soul - 2015 most popular on edmunds.com
The 2015 Most Popular on Edmunds.com vehicle list was derived by finding the three models in each vehicle segment with the highest "car-shopper consideration." "Car-shopper consideration" means the total of the monthly unique desktop website visitors (measured by unique cookies) during January 1, 2014 and October 31, 2014 to the research and inventory pages, including model year detail pages (core pages), reviews, build and price tools and new car inventory, on Edmunds.com for each new model from January 1, 2014 to October 31, 2014. A list of all winners is available at www.edmunds.com/car-reviews/most-popular-2015.html.
kia cadenza highest ranked large car in initial quality
Taken from the Initial Quality Study (IQS), which looks at owner-reported problems in the first 90 days of new- vehicle ownership, this award is based on problems that have caused a complete breakdown or malfunction, or where controls or features may work as designed, but are difficult to use or understand.