When you shop here at Executive Kia, you know that it will be easy to find a dependable vehicle. Whether you’re shopping for a new sedan or the perfect family car, we’ve got a model here on our lot that will serve you well for years to come. That’s why it’s no surprise to us that the Kia brand took one of the top spots in this year’s J.D. Power Initial Quality Study.
This study focuses on how many issues a driver encounters within their first 90 days after buying a new car. J.D. Power surveyed nearly 80,000 drivers for this study to see how many problems are encountered per 100 vehicles. The Kia brand beat out other automakers with just 72, which means that only around seven in 10 drivers reported a minor problem. That’s an improvement on its already impressive score of 83 from 2016 and 25 fewer problems than the industry average. Many of the issues reported for some brands involve in-car technology, so you can rest assured that the tech found in Kia models won’t let you down when you need it.
This study also named some of the most reliable models from each segment. The 2017 Kia Forte was one of the top compact cars, while the 2017 Kia Soul was named a top compact multi-purpose vehicle. The midsize 2017 Kia Optima also stood out, while the 2017 Kia Cadenza and 2017 Kia Niro showed off the dependability of larger Kia models.
So when you’re in the market for a dependable new vehicle, it’s time to visit our Kia dealership in Wallingford, CT. Our experienced dealers will make it easy to find a reliable Kia vehicle that you’ll love. We hope to see you soon for a test drive!