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Kia Partners With B.R.A.K.E.S. in Offering Free Teen Defensive Driving Classes

Kia Motors America and B.R.A.K.E.S. (Be Responsible and Keep Everyone Safe) have expanded the free defensive driving classes that are offered across the Midwest in an attempt to lower the number of motor vehicle crashes involving young drivers. The classes start in mid-August in a number of major Midwestern metropolitan areas, since the region has almost two million potential new drivers between the ages of 16 and 20.

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Three Kia Models Earn Segment Wins in J.D. Power APEAL Study

Kia Motors America recently proudly reported that the Niro, Soul and Cadenza won their respective segments in the J.D. Power 2017 Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Awards. Kia was the only non-premium brand to earn three segment wins, finishing in a tie with two premium brands.

  • The Niro crossover hybrid won the Small SUV category, scoring 51 points above the segment average
  • Kia Soul took its fifth APEAL award in the Compact Multi-Purpose Vehicle category
  • Cadenza bested strong competition in winning the Large Car segment
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Kia Tops J.D. Power Rankings

Last month, J.D. Power recognized Kia Motors as the highest-ranking carmaker in the United States as the brand took top honors in the 2017 Initial Quality Study (IQS). This is the second straight year that Kia has taken the top spot, with owners reporting fewer issues with their Kia vehicles during the first 90 days of ownership than all other automakers.

Kia posted the lowest number of problems recorded in the study's last 20 years, and led all manufacturers with five vehicles earning segment awards:

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Summer Heat Can Destroy Your Battery

Most folks are aware that the cold temperatures can wreak havoc on a car battery, but it's actually the extremely hot temperatures in summer that may do the most destruction. Consider that if it's hot outside, it's going to be blazing hot under your car's hood. If the temperature outside is 90 degrees, it's approximately 140 degrees under your hood. This extreme heat can evaporate the fluid in your battery…

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Kia Soul Receives a Spot on the Best Family Cars of 2017 List

Earlier this month, the 2017 Soul was named to the 10 Best Family Cars of 2017 as determined by Parents Magazine and Edmunds.com. The parenting and car experts have partnered in handing out the awards for 10 straight years, testing hundreds of vehicles before culling the competition down to the 10 vehicles that offer the safety, value, performance and family-friendly features that busy families rely on.

The 2017 Kia Soul is available in three…

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Kia Optima Awarded IIHS Top Safety Pick+ Designation

It was announced earlier this month that the 2017 Kia Optima has been named an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) Top Safety Pick+, the highest IIHS designation possible. The rating applies to all Optima models built after March 2017 that feature optional front crash prevention and LED headlights with high beam assist.

The 2017 Kia Optima offers driver assistance systems like Blind Spot Detection with Lane Change Assist, Front Collision Warning System, Advanced Smart Cruise Control, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, and Autonomous Emergency Braking.

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The 2017 Kia Soul EV: it's Electric

Have you been hunting for a hatchback? One with a flair for frugality, perhaps?

Well, if so, we here at Pat Peck Kia would be quick to couple you up with our four-door electric-powered hatch, the 2017 Soul EV.

Teaming a 90-kW electric motor with a 27-kWh battery pack, the Soul EV produces a healthy 109 horsepower and 210 pound-feet of torque. Standard fare also includes a DC fast-charge port and a 6.6-kW onboard charger.

The real showstopper of the Soul EV, of course, is fuel economy. Delivering 93 miles of range in all-electric mode and 105 mpge in…

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Get to Know the Gorgeous 2017 Kia Cadenza

If you've kept pace with our blog page here at Pat Peck Kia, then perhaps you caught a recent post, in which we profiled our esteemed South Korean automaker's full-size luxury sedan, the K900.

Not to be outdone, however, today it's time for the K900's big-boned stablemate -- the 2017 Cadenza -- to shine.

There is only one engine option available for the Cadenza. Thankfully, though, this 3.3-liter V6 is about as good as it gets.

Matched to an eight-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive, the V6 turns out a terrific 290 horsepower and 253 pound-feet of…

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