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Kia Optima Hybrid, Soul EV and Niro: 3 Fuel Efficient Kias

Miami Lakes 2015 Kia Soul EVEarlier this year, Kia decided to spearhead the competition from other auto manufacturers by releasing several eco-friendly cars. With more companies thinking “green,” the variety of eco-friendly cars on the roads today is pretty diverse, however Kia offers a lot of diversity in its collection of eco-friendly vehicles. Today, we’re taking a look at three of Kia’s eco cars: the 2016 Kia Soul EV, the 2017 Kia Niro, and the 2016 Kia Optima Hybrid.

Let’s first talk about the Kia Optima Hybrid. The fuel economy is definitely the shining characteristic of this car, sitting at 36/40 city/highway MPG. Described as a car that mixes style and eco-dynamics, if its classy exterior is anything to go by, color us impressed. The Kia Optima Hybrid has the signature “Tiger Nose” look, designed with aerodynamics in mind; given that its side airflow vent allows for air to pass freely through the front bumper and reduces drag, it certainly accomplishes that goal.
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Miami Lakes Provo Crossover

Kia is Entering the Crossover Auto Race

Miami Lakes Provo CrossoverBrimming with the abilities of a sport utility vehicle (SUV) whilst also featuring the mobility and handling characteristics of a hatchback for makes crossovers a highly sought after models. Since CUVs have become so popular, many manufacturers have been getting in the CUV game, and now, Kia is jumping into the crossover market with their own vehicle.

In recent years, Kia has been making noise and this is just another example of how they’re making waves in the auto industry. Their crossover utility vehicle (CUV) is currently under wraps, and the whole project is quiet, but there are reports of it resembling the Kia’s old Provo concept car. If that’s anything to go by, it’s bound to look appealing (baby, got back!)

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2016 Kia Forte EX Series

Kia Wins 20th Annual Vehicle Satisfaction Awards

2016 Kia Forte EX SeriesRecently, AutoPacific kicked off the 20th annual Vehicle Satisfaction Awards (VSAs) by announcing that the most satisfyingly popular brand on the market today is none other than Kia. The brains over at Kia have been making waves with their eco-friendly cars and now they’re bringing home the medal for the entire brand. Before we get to that though, let’s take a second to talk about how AutoPacific came to this conclusion.

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2015 Kia Forte

Kia JD Power Study Highlights

2015 Kia Forte JD Power Initial Quality StudyEvery year, the Initial Quality Study by J.D. Power and Associates sends out thousands of surveys to vehicle owners and lessees of the current model year vehicles across 33 brands. This year, Kia received the lowest number of problems making it the highest ranked brand on the 2016 Initial Quality Study by J.D. Power.

The Initial Quality Study has been around for 30 years, and only once before 2016 has a non-luxury brand been ranked the highest. The study is designed to evaluate a vehicle’s quality 90 days after ownership, and along with Kia, 21 out of the 33 brands had shown a 6% improvement of quality in comparison to their previous year.
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2016 Kia Optima Gets New Turbo Option and More

2016 Kia Optima

The Kia Optima continues to impress, with many believing that the 2016 model will be the best yet.

Kia unveiled the 2016 Optima at the New York International Auto Show. While there is a lot to like, Kia executive Michael Sprague pulls it all together by saying:

“The all-new Optima retains the signature personality of its predecessor, but we’ve literally improved everything, providing more space, better ride and handling, more technology and greater refinement.”

How does that sound to you? A vehicle that is improved across the board is one that is sure to make consumers happy.

While there are many new additions to make note of, none are more important than the availability of a brand new turbo engine.

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