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J.D. Power U.S. Initial Quality Study Ranks Kia Number One

What Brand Did J.D. Power Rank Number One? 

J.D. Power announced its rankings for the 2020 U.S. Initial Quality Study and for the sixth consecutive year the Kia brand was named the number one mass-market automotive brand. Not only was Kia ranked number one by J.D. Power, but it had multiple frontrunners that led the way for various segments, and it had two vehicles among the top 10 vehicles in the industry.  

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Family Tree: Kia Cadenza

Kia Cadenza Model History and Generations 

There has been quite a buzz around the Kia Cadenza lately thanks to its 2020 model that is set to join the automotive market sometime this year. While the Cadenza has only been a part of the U.S. Kia lineup since 2014, this luxury Kia model has brought quite a few changes over the years. This edition of Friendly Kia’s Family Tree is going to look at the evolution of the U.S. Kia Cadenza from when it first made its way over here to its latest refresh.  

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2020 Kia Telluride Adds Two More Awards to Its Trophy Case

2020 Wards 10 Best Interiors List Announced 

The 2020 Kia Telluride hasn’t been able to stop winning awards since it first joined the automotive scene. Already holding over 60 awards and titles since its debut, the Telluride is adding two more awards to its trophy case. This time around the Telluride has been named a part of the 2020 Wards 10 Best Interiors List and it has been named the New England Motor Press Association Winter SUV of the Year.  

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What Colors Does the 2020 Kia Niro Come In?

Guide to 2020 Kia Niro Color Options 

The 2020 Kia Niro compact crossover has brought quite a few enhancements to its 2020 mid-cycle refresh along with its palette of seven striking exterior paint color options. Chosen to complement every inch of this vehicle’s design, the available colors for the Niro are sure to impress. Get a look at each available option the 2020 Niro comes in with this guide to the 2020 Kia Niro color options.  

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Understanding Down Payments and Trade-Ins

Do I Need to Have a Down Payment? 

Hearing the promise of no down payments on a new vehicle can give you the push you’ve been looking for to get a new vehicle – but are no down payments a good thing? Do you need to have a down payment in the first place? Understanding down payments, vehicle financing, and vehicle trade-ins can be difficult. We at Friendly Kia want to make the car buying process as easy as possible which is why we’ve put together this helpful financing guide. Keep reading to learn more about automotive down payments and trade-ins. 

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How Different are Kia Crossovers and SUVs?

Kia Crossovers vs SUVs 

When it comes to vehicle classifications, the lines between model groups can get fuzzy. With titles such as crossover, subcompact crossover, SUV, full-size SUV, and mid-size SUV, how can you tell what is what? The Kia brand offers six different crossover and SUV models in its lineup and some shoppers at Friendly Kia have wondered how different Kia crossovers and SUVs are.  

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