2017 Kia Awards

J.D. Power Award Trophies
J.D. Power Award Recipient
Each year, J.D. Power presents awards for quality, dependability and performance, to a select few models within the marketplace that have ranked highest within their category. Awards are also given for car dealership sales and service experience to those brands that rank highest in the industry. Kia was awarded the following 9 J.D. Power awards for 2017.
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Awards received for year 2017

J.D. Power quality award
Awarded to the brand who had the fewest problems reported by 100 car owners during the first 90 days of ownership.
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J.D. Power dependability award
Awarded to the brand who had the fewest problems reported by 100 car owners during the last 12 months with their 3-year old vehicle.
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J.D. Power performance award
Awarded to the brand with the highest new car owner design and performance ratings after the first 90 days of ownership.
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J.D. Power dealership sales award
Awarded to the brand who received the highest dealership new car buying experience rating.
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J.D. Power dealership service award
Awarded to the brand who received the highest customer satisfaction rating based on service for maintenance or repair work.
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Research 2017 Kia awards by model
The economical 2017 Kia Forte ranked highest in the Compact Car segment in initial quality.
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In initial quality, the unique 2017 Kia Soul ranked highest in the Compact Multi-Purpose Vehicle segment.
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In the Midsize SUV segment, the stylish 2017 Kia Sorento ranked highest in initial quality.
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Among Large Cars, the ample 2017 Kia Cadenza was the top-ranked model in initial quality.
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In initial quality, the thrifty 2017 Kia Niro ranked highest in the Small SUV segment.
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Among Compact Multi-Purpose Vehicles, the alert 2017 Kia Soul was the top-ranked model in performance and driving experience.
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Highest-ranked in the Large Car segment, the enjoyable 2017 Kia Cadenza excelled in performance and driving experience.
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In performance and driving experience, the gifted 2017 Kia Niro ranked highest in the Small SUV segment.
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