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Four of the best at retaining their 5-yr. value are right here at Barnett

Four of the best at retaining their 5-yr.value
are right here at Barnett

Well, this is something to boast about. If you’re looking to put up a good fight against your vehicle’s deprecation it helps to start with the right vehicle. For your consideration, we offer four of the best right here at our place.

How many years do you expect to get out of a brand-new vehicle, knowing that deprecation is…
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Forbes on Forte: 'Consumers take notice'

Forbes on Forte: ‘Consumers take notice’

Wow, do we love this! Forbes magazine recently took a look at Kia Forte specifically, and the sedan market in general, and said a lot of positive things. 
Before we get to that, though, we’ll remind you that right now at Barnett Kia you can lease a new 2018 Kia Forte LX for just $89 a month. Yes, $89 A MONTH! Nice, right? More about that later. First…
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Grand Cherokee, Chrysler 300, Dodge Challenger named 'Best-in-Class'

Grand Cherokee, Chrysler 300, Dodge Challenger named ‘Best-in-Class’


Three vehicles you’ll find here at Barnett Automotive have been announced as segment winners by AutoPacific, Inc. as part of the research and consulting firm’s 2018 Ideal Vehicle Awards (IVA). Jeep Grand Cherokee, Chrysler 300, and Dodge Challenger were named “Best-in-Class Ideal Mid-Size SUV”, “Best-in-Class Ideal Large Car”, and “Best-in-Class Ideal Sporty Car,” respectively.
 
The 2018 Ideal Vehicle Awards are based on scores developed using…
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Have a teenage driver in your home? Sportage should top your list

Have a teenage driver in your home? 
Sportage should top your list.

There’s a chill in the air and, while we’re in the early stages of this new school year, here’s something to think about.

“The Kia Sportage should be at the top of your list if you want a safe and dependable SUV for your teenage driver,” says Jamie Page Deaton, executive editor, U.S. News & World Report.

U.S. News…
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Exceptional vehicles get 2019 started early

Exceptional vehicles get 2019 started early.

Around here, not only is it “RAM Power Days” and “Jeep Adventure Days”, it’s also 2019.

Sort of, anyway.

We have 2019 models you going to want to check out, THREE of them.

First, there’s the 2019 RAM 1500. More space, more storage, more technology. Wards has named RAM 1500 one of the “10 Best Interiors”. Popular Mechanics’ 2018 Automotive Excellence Awards called it “The most technologically…
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J.D. Power ranks Kia highest brand for Initial Quality, Rio and Stinger shine in APEAL Awards.

J.D. Power ranks Kia highest brand for Initial Quality, 
Rio and Stinger shine in APEAL Awards.

We knew it all the time here at Barnett. Nice to see the world noticing, too.

We’re talking about Kia’s growing reputation for quality, and the industry accolades that go with it.

Kia Motors has been named the highest ranked mass market brand in J.D. Power Initial Quality Study for the fourth consecutive year.

The…
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All 2018 Jeep Wranglers are Trail Rated

All 2018 Jeep Wranglers are Trail Rated

(It really HAS been the “Summer of Jeep”. Jeep Compass was one of July’s Top 5 selling vehicles and, overall, Jeep had a HUGE month in sales. But, that’s not quite as interesting as something we found at the Jeep blog. So, we thought we’d pass it along…)

Every 2018 Jeep Wrangler model carries a badge to show the world that the vehicle can go…
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Four straight in Best Initial Quality, Niro gets highest safety rating possible.

Four straight in Best Initial Quality, 
Niro gets highest safety rating possible.

For the fourth consecutive year, Kia has been recognized by J.D. Power as the number one non-premium brand in its 2018 Initial Quality Study (IQS). Kia maintained its leadership position with segment-leading performances from the Sorento (Midsize SUV) and Rio (Small Car), while Optima (Midsize Car), Sportage (Small SUV) and Sedona (Minivan) placed second and the Forte (Compact Car) placed third in…
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Who has most winners in Winter Vehicle Competition? We do, that's who.

Who has most winners in Winter Vehicle Competition?
We do, that’s who.

Sure, right now nobody wants to think about winter. But, there IS something to be said for planning ahead.

Besides, if a vehicle can handle winter we can conclude it’s probably perfect for Minnesota anytime.

So, here’s the news…

Led by the DODGE DURANGO, we cleaned up at the eighth annual Winter Vehicle Competition hosted by the New England Motor…
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Kia Soul now seven times KBB cool. And Parents love it, too.

Kia Soul now seven times KBB cool.
And Parents love it, too.

For the seventh consecutive year Kia Soul, the personality-packed urban passenger vehicle, has been named to Kelley Blue Book’s “10 Coolest Cars” list. Soul continues to stand out from the crowd with a unique combination of style, versatility and a long list of standard features. 

With a specific focus on “fun to drive and fun to own,” the editors at Kelley Blue…
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