Newest Accolades Spotlight Model’s Excellence in Automotive Engineering and General Buyer Satisfaction

  • Telluride earned prime spot within the Higher Midsize SUV phase, whereas Stinger was awarded for the Midsize Premium Automotive phase
  • APEAL award comes on the heels of Kia’s #1 rating within the J.D. Energy Preliminary High quality Examine

IRVINE, Calif., July 23, 2020 – Two of Kia Motors America’s (KMA) most talked about fashions – the Telluride SUV and Stinger sport sedan – have earned a J.D. Energy Automotive Efficiency, Execution and Format (APEAL) award for his or her respective segments. The announcement follows Kia being named the best ranked model within the business within the J.D. Energy Preliminary High quality Examine.

“At Kia, we take satisfaction in delivering a world-class possession expertise, whether or not prospects are thinking about driving a daring, succesful three-row SUV just like the Telluride, or the head-turning, highly effective Stinger,” mentioned Sean Yoon, President & CEO, Kia Motors America, Kia Motors North America. “We’re honored to win not only one, however two segments within the APEAL examine, which additional reinforces the model’s ‘Give It Every part’ method to every mannequin we construct.”

With minor enhancements and a particular look bundle – Dusk Version – for the 2021 mannequin yr, the in-demand Telluride continues to impress with high quality, design and worth. The most recent era of the Telluride positive aspects added towing functionality, further comfort with a distant engine begin button, and obtainable LED headlamps.

Now in its third yr, the 2020 Stinger stays Kia’s highest-performance car in a extremely aggressive phase. To additional impress consumers and lovers, the model launched the GT-Line on the two.0L, that includes the eye-catching enchantment of the three.3L V6 GT with the drive and design of a real Grand Touring car.

The J.D. Energy APEAL examine measures new-vehicle house owners’ experiences with design, efficiency, security, usability, consolation, perceived high quality and general satisfaction with their automobiles within the first 90 days of possession. 

About Kia Motors America

Headquartered in Irvine, California, Kia Motors America continues to top of the range surveys and is acknowledged as one of many 100 Greatest International Manufacturers. Kia serves because the “Official Automotive Companion” of the NBA and presents an entire vary of automobiles offered by means of a community of practically 800 sellers within the U.S., together with vehicles and SUVs proudly assembled in West Level, Georgia.*

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*The Telluride, Sorento and K5 are assembled in the USA from U.S. and globally sourced elements.

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