Kia Awards and Accolades

As a whole, Kia is no stranger to praise. Over the course of 2019 and 2020 alone, Kia has earned a wide array of acclaim. Our team here at The Kia Store has compiled a few of these accomplishments below for drivers near Louisville, Elizabethtown, and Clarksville to take a look in order to get a sense of how a few of the top performing Kia vehicles have been performing.

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Kia Telluride

2022 Kia Telluride Trim Levels

The Telluride provides you and everyone you have on board with an enhanced driving experience from front to back. With its available heated and ventilated second-row seats and 10.25-inch touchscreen display, it has plenty of comfort and convenience to spare.

Kia Telluride Awards & Accolades:

Telluride is 2020 ALG Design Innovation Winner

Kia Telluride Wins “Triple Crown” of Prestigious Automotive Awards

Kia Telluride Wins 2020 North American Utility Vehicle of the Year

Kia Telluride Wins 2020 Edmunds Top Rated Award

Telluride is Car and Driver 10 Best for 2020

Best Cars for the Money by US News


Kia Forte

2022 Kia Forte vs Honda CivicKia Inventory

Advanced technology and eye-catching style are just two of the things this compact sedan has going for it. When it comes to style, you can plan on getting a lot of double takes thanks to red grille inserts, rear diffuser accents, and glossy black mirror caps and rear lip spoiler.

2019 Forte Named Best Small Car by MotorWeek

2019 Kia Forte Wins Southwest Lifestyle Vehicle of the Year Award

Kia Forte Named Segment Winner in J.D. Power 2019 Automobile Performance, Execution, and Layout (Apeal) Study

Kia Forte Named Top Pick for Teens by U.S. News & World Report


Kia Niro

By placing handy technology at your disposal like Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ integration and Wireless Charging, the Niro has what it takes to make each of its occupants feel right at home no matter where the road might lead.

Niro EV Named Car of the Year by Popular Mechanics

Niro PHEV Receives Good Housekeeping 2019 Best New Car Award


Kia Stinger

2019 Kia Stinger

One of the many highlights you’ll find when you’re behind the wheel of the Kia Stinger is the fact that it provides you with quite the intuitive drive thanks to such features as the Electronically Controlled Suspension, the Limited Slip Differential, and the Drive Mode Select System.

Kia Stinger Receives First-Ever J.D. Power Engineering Award for Highest Rated All-New Vehicle


Kia Soul

2019 Kia Soul

With stylish touches, like 18-inch alloy wheels, satin silver exterior accents, 2-tone color options, and LED lighting, you can be sure that the Soul will make a lasting impression.

Kia Cadenza

Kia Cadenza

The Cadenza features top-notch luxury throughout its cabin. For example, the available Panoramic Sunroof floods the interior with ample amounts of energizing sunlight and fresh air.

Kia Rio

Kia Rio vs Honda Civic

The Kia Rio is all about providing you and your passengers with reassuring safety. Highlights well worth mentioning in this regard include the Electronic Stability Control, which helps out in moments where there might be less traction, and the Tire-Pressure Monitoring System, which monitors each of your tires to make sure they have the air pressure necessary for a safe ride.

Kia Brand Awards

Kia Wins Multiple 2020 “Best Car for the Money” Awards from US News & World Report

Kia Sweeps Intellichoice CPO Awards

Kia Has the Most Vehicles with Top Safety Pick and Top Safety Pick Plus Ratings from Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

Kia Motors Ranked Highest Mass Market Brand for Fifth Consecutive Year in J.D. Power U.S. Initial Quality Study

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If you like what you’re seeing, you’re going to want to check out in person what these models have to offer. If you live or work near Louisville, Elizabethtown, or Clarksville, all you have to do to make that happen is contact The Kia Store. A member of our team will get you all fixed up with a test drive for a time that fits in the best with your schedule.