• 18-JUN-2014

Kia Ranks Sixth Among Automakers in 2014 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study

J.D. Power 2014 Initial Quality Study (IQS) has ranked the Kia Sportage and Kia Cadenza as leaders in the U.S. Small SUV and Large Car segments, respectively. Furthermore, Kia has moved up four positions over last year's IQS ranking and now stands at number six (in a tie) in the U.S. automotive industry for initial quality out of a field of 32 car brands. The 2014 Sportage ranked first (in a tie) in the Small SUV segment for the second consecutive year, and the Cadenza ranked highest in the prestigious Large Car category, recognized by IQS for its first U.S. model year.