Kia Motors Celebrates 20th Anniversary in the U.S. After Delivering Seven All-New or Significantly Redesigned Vehicles in 2013
Kia has been one of the industry's most improved brands when it comes to vehicle quality, and that trend continued in 2013 as the company achieved its first-ever top ten ranking in the J.D. Power 2013 U.S. Initial Quality Studysm (IQS). Additional honors included a move up Interbrand's Top 100 Best Global Brands list as well as being named one of Interbrand's Best Global Green Brands; Sorento and Optima being named to Kelley Blue Book's "10 Best Under $25,000" lists in their respective segments; Soul ranking best-in-segment in the J.D. Power 2013 (IQS) for the second consecutive year; and the Cadenza and Forte sedans becoming the first Kia vehicles to win major auto enthusiast magazine comparison tests.