Tag Archives: Kia Optima

Kia Leads All Brands with a 2018 TSP or TSP+ Rating

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has awarded its best rating possible, Top Safety Pick Plus (TSP+), to the refreshed 2019 Kia Sorento, bringing to Kia the highest number of vehicles with either a 2018 Top Safety Pick (TSP) or Top Safety Pick Plus (TSP+) rating among all brands. Continue reading

Tagged , , , , , , , , , ,

2019 Kia Optima: New Technology and Features

The refreshed 2019 Kia Optima debuted at the New York International Auto Show.  Kia’s best-selling midsize sedan was unveiled with new design cues inside and out, expanded ADAS technology, a new UVO infotainment strategy and available European-inspired red and black two-tone sport leather-trimmed seats. Additional available enhancements to the Optima line include new alloy wheel choices, ambient LED interior lighting, and a new Passion Red exterior color. Continue reading

Tagged , , , ,

Kia Introduces Google Assistant into UVO Infotainment

At the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show today, Kia Motors America announced the addition of UVO Agent for compatible Kia vehicles, which allows Kia owners to interact with the Google Assistant on their phones or Google Home to execute a variety of remote commands. The Kia integration with the Google Assistant is now available for use in the following Kia vehicles with compatible UVO hardware; the 2018 Niro Plug-In Hybrid, Soul EV, Optima Plug-In Hybrid and K900. Continue reading

Tagged , , , , , ,

Kia Scores Big Win in AutoPacific VSAs

VSA Award Soul Optima Sedona
The AutoPacific Vehicle Satisfaction Awards(VSA) have been identifying the most satisfying vehicles for the past 20 years. The VSAs are based on  survey responses from over 65,000 new vehicle owners measuring how satisfied an owner is with their new vehicle. Owner’s happiness with their vehicle is measured in 50 different attributes ranging from interior comfort to fuel economy to performance.

Continue reading

Tagged , , , , , , , ,