Kia named in’s “Top 10 Automotive Surprises of 2010″

Turnersville Kia (Kia Krazy) serving Vineland, Egg Harbor Township and Cherry Hill. Kia named in’s “Top 10 Automotive Surprises of 2010″

2. Kia Got Cool
Kia has been reworking its lineup, ditching the decidedly uncool Borrego and Rondo in favor of more youth-oriented offerings like the Forte and Soul. With notice-me commercials filled with the likes of rappin' hamsters and golfer Michelle Wie and optional features like glowing, pulsating speakers, Kia's doing a good job of appealing to first-time buyers with more than just a low MSRP.

2011 Kia Optima Awards and Accolades


IIHS Top Safety Pick for the 2011 Optima
Winners of the 2011 Top Safety Pick must receive the highest rating of "Good" in all 4 of our crashworthiness tests (frontal offset, side, rear and rooth strength). Winner must also have electronic stability control.

US EPA Certified "SmartWay Certification Mark"
The SmartWay certification mark is achieve if a vehicle meets EPA-established criteria on their air pollution and GHG scales for that model year.

Red dot design award - best of the best 2011Winners have been sleceted by an international jury to receive the red dot for their outstanding design achievements. This design provides a label of the highest quality and international repute - characteristics guaranteed by the Design Zentrum.

Top Ten Best Buy - Auto A Fondo
A "Top Tend Best Buy" must offer innovative engineering, good exterior design, best-in-class ergonomicas, over average ride, good factory fit and finish, complete content, packaging (list of accessories). All this must also be available at a competitive price.

A 2011 Editors' Most Wanted vehicle - Edmunds' Inside Line
Based on editor's independent testing of 2011 model year vehicles.'s Best of 2011
Based on editor's independent testing of 2011 model year vehicles.
See article here.

NHTSA 5-Star Overall Crash Safety Rating
Starting with 2011 models, NHTSA has introduced tougher tests and rigorous new 5-Star Safety Rating that provide more information about safety performance and crash avoidance technologies. Government 5-Star Safety Rating are part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA's) New Car Assessment Program (