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Long list of J.D. Power accolades for Kia.

Long list of J.D. Power accolades for Kia.

Kia Motors has earned three J.D. Power Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) awards with the KIA NIRO, KIA SOUL, and KIA CADENZA all garnering awards in their respective segments. Kia is the only non-premium brand to register wins in three segments (in a three-way tie with two premium brands), earning accolades in the Small SUV segment (Niro), Compact Multi-Purpose Vehicle segment (Soul) and Large…
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A big week for awards from Strategic Vision and J.D. Power

A big week for awards from Strategic Vision and J.D. Power

Two important reports, and lots of vehicles found here at Barnett ranked among the very highest.

Strategic Vision’s 23rd Annual Total Quality Impact (TQI) report
Four of our favorites led their respective segments in total quality. In its inaugural year, the all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica led all minivans. Dodge Charger…

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SUVs are more popular every year, and Kia has four of JD Power’s best.

SUVs are more popular every year, and Kia has four of JD Power’s best.

Consumer demand for the versatility and performance of an SUV continues to drive sales to greater levels every year…and we have some of the best of those multi-talented vehicles.

Really? Absolutely. The new Rankings from J.D. Power & Associates are out, and Kia Sorento once again is Highest-Ranked Midsize SUV in Initial Quality*. That’s twice in three years…
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Wrangler and Cherokee named Top 2 “Most American” Vehicles.

Wrangler and Cherokee named Top 2 “Most American” Vehicles.

Jeep Wrangler—the most capable and recognizable vehicle in the world—has earned the top spot on Cars.com’s annual American-Made Index for 2017, while Jeep Cherokee ranks second among all vehicles.
 
“As a descendant of the military Jeep that helped the Allies win World War II, the Jeep Wrangler already has strong American credentials,” said Joe Wiesenfelder, Cars.com’s executive editor. “In Cars…
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Pacifica a Parents’ 10 Best, Pacifica and Ram 1500 best for families

Parents magazine and Edmunds have named the all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica the “Best Minivan” on their list of the “10 Best Family Cars of 2017.”

“If you’re looking for the perfect family vehicle, the Chrysler Pacifica is tough to beat,” said Ed Hellwig, Edmunds senior editor. “It has more than enough room for kids and cargo along with unique family friendly features and top-notch safety scores.”
 
For the 10th consecutive year, experts from both…
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Soul still cool after all these years; Optima earns IIHS’ highest ranking

Soul still cool after all these years;
Optima earns IIHS’ highest ranking

For the sixth consecutive year, Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com has named Kia Soul—our funky urban commuter—as one of the “10 Coolest Cars Under $18,000” for 2017. The list always features some of the most fun-to-drive and fun-to-own vehicles on the market.

Once again Kelley Blue Book editors chose Soul for its unique combination of technology, design, feature content…
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It’s here! 2017 Compass, all-new and all-global

It’s here! 2017 Compass, all-new and all-global

This you need to see, right here at Barnett: The all-new 2017 Jeep Compass.

The all-new Compass expands Kia’s global reach with an unmatched combination of attributes that includes legendary and best-in-class 4x4 off-road capability, advanced fuel-efficient powertrains, premium and authentic Jeep design, superior on-road driving dynamics, open-air freedom, and a host of innovative safety and advanced technology offerings, and will be sold in more than…
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It’s Summer. Minivan time. And Pacifica looks better and better.

It’s Summer. Minivan time. 
And Pacifica looks better and better.

Three bits of news for 2017 Chrysler Pacifica, which continues to gain accolade after accolade.

Named Best Minivan in Popular Mechanics’ Automotive Excellence Awards

To select the award winners, Popular Mechanics editors drive all the relevant class contenders over the course of the year, then pick the vehicle that they feel transcends the competition.
 
“Over three decades, Chrysler has refined the category it invented…
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HURRY while summer’s STILL on Us! NO PAYMENTS! (Also, NIRO named a Top 10 Hybrid).

HURRY while summer’s STILL on Us! 
NO PAYMENTS! 
(Also, NIRO named a Top 10 Hybrid).

Still going strong, Kia’s “SUMMER’S ON US” Sale Event makes you a winner in SO many ways.

You’ll make ZERO PAYMENTS FOR FIVE MONTHS on Kia Optima, Forte, Sorento, or Soul. That’s because of 90-day deferred payments…with THE FIRST TWO MONTH’S PAYMENTS ON US.* Imagine, driving a new Kia all summer with NO…
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