2016 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study Results

Each year automotive brands are recognized for their hard work. There are awards for design, performance, coolest cars, best cars for families and more, but one of the most sought-after awards comes from J.D. Power. Every year this organization decides which vehicles are the most impressive when it comes to initial quality. Today we’re going to learn more by looking at the 2016 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study Results.

This year Kia Motors was recognized for initial quality by J.D. Power.  There are a variety of factors that J.D. Power takes into consideration for these awards. One major aspect is reports from real car drivers who own these vehicles. Kia owners report having few issues with their vehicle within the first 90 days of ownership.

2016 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study

J.D. Power was particularly impressed with the Kia Soul and Sportage. The Soul was recognized as the “Highest Ranked Compact Multi-Purpose Vehicle in Initial Quality” by J.D. Power and the Sportage was recognized as the “Highest Ranked Small SUV in Initial Quality” by J.D. Power. The Rio, Forte and Sorento also ranked in the top three of their respective categories. The Initial Quality Study by J.D. Power takes a look at vehicle owners evaluating the driving experience, engine and transmission performance and a broad range of quality-related problems within the first 90 days of owning. When you realize just how many things are used to evaluate vehicles for this award, it only becomes more impressive that Kia has excelled with so many of its vehicles.

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If you are interested in learning more about the award-winning Kia lineup, call or visit Gateway Kia of Quakertown. We will be able to answer any further questions you might have. We can even help you schedule a test drive with any of these vehicles in Quakertown, PA.

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