Kia Motors Ranked Number One by JD Powers


Kia is No.1 among All Industry Brands in J.D. Powers Initial Quality Study for a Second Consecutive Year.

Five Kia Models Receive Initial Quality Awards

For the second year in a row, Kia ranks highest among all automotive industry nameplates in the J.D. Power U.S. Initial Quality StudySM (IQS). Last year, in the 2016 IQS, Kia became the first non-luxury brand in 27 years to lead the industry in initial quality, following a strong performance in the 2015 IQS, in which the brand ranked second overall.

In addition to its industry-leading performance in the 2017 IQS, Kia produces five award-recognized models: the 2017 Soul in the Compact MPV segment (third consecutive year); 2017 Sorento in the Midsize SUV segment (second award in three years); 2017 Kia Forte in the Compact Car segment; 2017 Kia Cadenza in the Large Car segment; and the all-new 2017 Kia Niro in the Small SUV segment.