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  • 19 August 2014
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    Kia Models Top “Strategic Vision” Total Quality Index

    Strategic Vision recently released its 19th Annual Total Quality Index, with Kia providing a well-deserved shake up of the standings. 


Strategic Vision recently released its 19th Annual Total Quality Index, with Kia providing a well-deserved shake up of the standings. Ranking the best of the best within a variety of classes, both the Soul and Optima scored highly, with the former topping the Small Multi-Function category. The Optima achieved a well-respected 2nd place in the Mid-Size section, rounding off a fantastic summer for the South Korean manufacturer as it continues to reach new heights for both quality and innovation advancements.

The Kia Soul is a cross over revelation, combining head turning aesthetics and responsive handling that is ideal for urban driving. Its high placing caught none of the leading industry experts by surprise when it was ranked so highly by Strategic Vision. Many critics believe this is an overdue reward for such hard work and creative vision, an ethos that the Soul perfectly embodies. Kia have rose to the challenge of developing a cross-over that has both a practical and stand out design. The Soul is definitely an attention-grabber, most recently making headlines after being used by Pope Francis in his state visit to South Korea! Making the most of its compact design.

From the same manufacturer, the Optima redefines class expectations with a marque that leaves a lasting impression. Ranked 2nd only to the renowned Impreza Sedan, the Optima is a powerful addition to the Kia family, achieving the perfect blend of comfort, space and technology that raises saloon expectations market wide.

At Howards Motor Group we are proud to work in conjunction with Kia, retailing all leading models at our flagship Weston Super Mare dealership. For more information on what Kia can do for you, visit our Weston retailer and book a test drive. Need directions? Our handy postcode search will help map the way! 


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