Category Archives: Safety

Kia’s Future with Electric Vehicles

Kia will continue to expand its range of environmentally-friendly cars in the coming years, and plans to offer a total of 16 electrified vehicles by 2025, including a fuel-cell electric vehicle (FCEV) in 2020. Continue reading

LA Auto Show Introduces the 2018 Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid Crossover

The 2018 Niro Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV) brings an exciting new dimension to Kia’s alternative fuel car line-up. As Kia’s third plug-in model, and anticipated in retailer showrooms by the end of this year, the Niro PHEV offers the same crossover utility, fun-driving and winning design of the Niro hybrid, but with an estimated 26-miles of All-Electric Range.

“The Niro Plug-in is the exciting next step in Kia’s progression toward offering more alternative fuel vehicles by 2020,” said Orth Hedrick, vice president, product planning, Kia Motors America (KMA). “Consumers who are intrigued by the Niro hybrid’s fantastic versatility and design, but want even more EcoDynamics technology and the ability to drive only using electric power, will find more to love in the Niro Plug-in Hybrid.”

Rated at an EPA-estimated 26 miles of All-Electric Range, Niro PHEV can help some drivers consume less gasoline in most driving conditions and in all-electric mode it produces zero emissions. And with the total driving range rated at up to an estimated 560 miles, it offers fantastic versatility. With Niro Plug-in Hybrid you can have it all—pure EV daily driving and the ability to take long road trips.

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2017 Kia Sedona Awarded TSP+

2017 Kia SedonaThe 2017 Kia Sedona has been awarded its best rating possible, the Top Safety Pick Plus (TSP+) from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Already distinguished by its elegant design, exceptional comfort and utility, the 2017 Sedona Continue reading

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2017 Kia Sorento Earns Top Safety Pick+ from IIHS

The 2017 Kia Sorento earned the highly sought after Top Safety Pick Plus (TSP+) award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). To qualify for a TSP+ rating the Sorento must earn “good” ratings in the small overlap front, moderate overlap front, side impact, roof strength and head restraints categories. Qualified vehicles must also have an “advanced” or ‘superior” rating for front crash prevention. Continue reading

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