Kia of New Bern News, Events & Blog

Kia Forte has the Technology to Keep You Safe

Here at Kia of New Bern, we believe that the best safety technologies are the ones that help you steer clear of accidents altogether. That's why we love the 2017 Kia Forte and its suite of available safety and driver assistance features, designed to give you extra peace of mind during every journey...


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Kia Reports Strong August and Year-to-Date Sales

Today, Kia Motors America announced year-to-date sales of 442,544 units, up 3.8% over the same time period last year. Soul and Optima led the way for the month of August, while the Sedona minivan more than doubled its sales versus August of 2015.

“Despite signs that industry-wide sales may have peaked in 2015, Kia is up nearly four percent through August on the strength of double-digit year-over-year...

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Kia Announces Record July Sales

Fresh off the best first half-year in company history, Kia Motors America recently announced continued success as the automaker scored its best ever July. Sales improved 6.5 percent over the same time period last year, reaching nearly 60,000 units. It was the sixth monthly sales record in seven months...

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Kia Impresses in J.D. Power APEAL Study

About a month ago, we proudly brought you the news of Kia's historic number-one ranking in the J.D. Power 2016 Initial Quality Study (IQS) in which it became the first non-premium brand in 27 years to earn the distinction. Today, we are excited to report even more recognition for the Kia brand from J.D. Power, as the automaker earned a third place ranking among non-premium brands in the...

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Kia Motors Ranks Highest in 2016 AutoPacific Vehicle Satisfaction Awards

Recently we told you the exciting new that’s J.D. Power named Kia Motors the number one brand in the auto industry for initial quality. Today we have news of another number one ranking for our favorite automaker. In the 2016 AutoPacific Vehicle Satisfaction Awards (VSA), Kia ranked highest among popular brands and fifth in the industry overall. The 2016 Soul, Optima, and Sedona earned...

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J.D. Power Ranks Kia Motors Number One in Initial Quality

Last month, Kia Motors earned the honor of being named the number one brand in the industry in the J.D. Power 2016 Initial Quality Study (IQS). Kia topped the list of all 33 makes in the United States, the first time in 27 years that a non-premium brand has earned the distinction...

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NY Times Review: Stylish New 2017 Kia Sportage More than Holds its Own

The 2017 Kia Sportage is not your 1990s Kia. But Kia was a solid and reliable car when it hit U.S. shores back then, and the Korean automaker has steadily improved over the years. One of its leading models, the Sportage crossover, is all new for 2017 and Tom Voelk, auto critic for The New York Times, recently gave it a test run and came away impressed.

The base Sportage features a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine turning out 181 horsepower. However, Voelk tested the SX Turbo, which has a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine that cranks out 240 horsepower...

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Adventure awaits with the Kia Sorento

There's something a bit more thrilling about a summertime adventure than an adventure during any other time of year. Perhaps it’s the warm weather, the shining sun or the endless sense of freedom. Either way, when you hit the road for some excitement this season be sure to take the wheel of the capable and ready-for-anything 2016 Kia Sorento.


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All Eyes on Kia's "One to Watch": Troye Sivan

If there's one automaker out there that knows a thing or two about marching to the beat of its own drum, it is Kia. World-renowned for its truly fresh and idiosyncratic style and its unconventional approach to all things auto, the Korean automaker is proving year after year that incredible automobiles with all the bells and whistles really don't need to break the bank.

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