Kia models all come with quality engineering, high performance design, and incredible styling. Don't just take our word for it, though; check out the list of Kia awards below.


The Kia Soul, Sorento, Forte, Cadenza, and Niro are the
"Highest Ranked Large Car, Compact Car, Small SUV, Midsize SUV, and Compact Multi-Purpose Vehicle in Initial Quality"

2016 Kia Ranked #1 in Initial Quality by J.D. Power

Fastest Growing Korean Automaker is First Non-Luxury Brand to Top the Initial Quality Study Rankings in 27 Years.

Brand Awards

The brand was recognized by Strategic Vision, winning the "Best Mainstream Brand" award in a 2014 quality study.

Kelley Blue Book (KBB) gave Kia an award for "Best Brand Image" for its advertising. KBB also gave Kia a "Best Value Brand" award for its affordable lineup.

Kia was in the Top 100 Best Global Brands this year, ranking 74th thanks to high-profile innovative marketing and customer satisfaction.

Vehicle Awards

The Soul, Sedona, Optima, and Sorento earned 5-Star ratings from NHTSA and were Top Safety Picks by the IIHS.


The Sorento and Soul recently earned high honors from J.D. Power. The Sorento was named the "Highest Ranked Midsize SUV in Initial Quality." The Soul was named the "Highest Ranked Compact Multi-Purpose Vehicle in Initial Quality."

The Optima was named "Best Buy" by Consumer Digest and

The Soul was named "Best in Segment" by both US News and JD Power, and was the Most Popular Model on

The Sedona was the Autobytel "Van/Minivan of the Year."

You can find any of these award-winning models at South Hills Kia. Let us help you get behind the wheel of a great vehicle today!


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