Kia Shines in J.D. Power Awards
Every year, J.D. Power presents prestigious awards for quality, dependability and performance to select models within their category that have ranked highest. Awards are also provided for auto dealership sales and service experience to the brands that rank highest in the industry.
Most Awarded Brand of 2021
Kia is J.D. Power's most awarded brand of 2021*, with a total of 8 awards, including 5 Highest Quality Ratings Awards and 3 Highest Dependability Ratings.
Kia earned the following 8 J.D. Power awards for 2021:
2021 Highest Quality Ratings Awards
The 2021 J.D. Power Quality ratings and awards are based on the feedback of verified car owners who have owned or leased their new vehicle for 90 days.
This rating focuses on issues experienced by verified owners and has been shown over the years to be a great predictor of long-term durability. The fewer problems experienced in the first 90 days, the higher the score.
Kia's 2021 Award Winners for Highest Quality:
- Small SUV:
2021 Kia Soul
- Compact SUV:
2021 Kia Sportage
- Compact Car:
2021 Kia Forte
- Upper Midsize SUV:
2021 Kia Telluride
2021 Kia Sedona
2021 Highest Dependability Ratings
The 2021 Dependability ratings and awards measure reliability based on the responses from more than 80,000 verified owners of 3-year-old vehicles annually.
This award and rating focus on the type and number of problems that car owners experienced during the last 12 months with their 3-year-old vehicle. The fewer problems reported by owners, the higher the score.
Kia's 2021 Award Winners for Highest Dependability:
- Small SUV:
2018 Kia Sportage
- Midsize SUV:
2018 Kia Sorento
- Midsize Car:
2018 Kia Optima
Explore Award-Winning Kia Models in Duluth, MN
Kia of Duluth is proud to represent Kia, 2021's most awarded brand by J.D. Power, in Northern Minnesota.
If you'd like to discover why Kia vehicles like the models above continue to be popular choices with automotive publications and drivers alike, head over to your Duluth Kia dealership for a tour and test drive of your preferred Kia vehicle.
*For J.D. Power 2021 award information, visit https://www.jdpower.com/cars/ratings/2021