Archives for July, 2013

Kia Optima LX Named Most Affordable Midsize Sedan

The 2013 Kia Optima LX has been named the Most Affordable Midsize Sedan by Cars.com, a leading source for automotive information. Another Kia vehicle, the Optima Hybrid, received a 5th place finish in the list. To be on the list, the vehicles have to have certain features and options: Automatic transmission Cruise control USB Bluetooth […]

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Kia Soul Tops Segment in J.D. Power APEAL Study

Kia Soul has earned yet another honor. The Soul has claimed the top-spot in the J.D. Power 2013 Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study in the “Compact Multi-Purpose Vehicle” category. J.D. Power’s APEAL Study examines what consumers like about their vehicles after 90 days of ownership. This year’s study ranked cars based on responses […]

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Kia Unveils Final Justice League Vehicle

Kia has completed their successful 10-month charity partnership with DC comics with a Justice League inspired Kia Sorento. The Justice League Sorento was unveiled at a special event during the 2013 San Diego Comic-Con. The gorgeously designed Sorento is the eighth and last in a lineup of DC superhero Kia vehicles, created to raise funds […]

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Kia’s Georgia Plant Reaches 1 Million Milestone

Kia’s Georgia assembly plant celebrated a large milestone last week, as it rolled out its one millionth vehicle. A 2014 Kia Sorento SXL, covered in snow white pearl paint, was given a special ceremony on the floor of the plant, with employees from the facility in attendance. Kia initially invested $1 billion to create the […]

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McGrath Amphitheater is Cedar Rapids’ Next Great Venue

The McGrath Amphitheater is almost ready for concerts and events, and we couldn’t be more proud to be a part of this exciting venue! A small opening with a local concert is expected to held on August 30, 2013. Along with excellent venues like the U.S. Cellular Center and Hawkeye Downs Speedway, the new amphitheater […]

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Kia Motors Makes Two Education-Based Announcements

Kia Motors of America has made two significant announcements in helping education-based charity and non-profit programs. One uses hands-on learning to teach teen drivers how to stay safe behind the wheel, while the other assists school teachers in finding donations for specific learning projects. Both of these projects continue Kia’s well-established tradition of philanthropy and […]

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