Why Choose Kia?

Sleek, safe, sophisticated. That’s what you can expect when you drive a Kia. The experts at Southlake Kia in Merrillville, IN, outlined the key reasons why a Nissan model should be at the top of your next car list. If you have any questions about Kia warranty, safety, or technology, feel free to call (219) 947-1500 or fill out our online form and a Southlake Kia team member will be in touch.

The Kia Warranty

Dedicated to quality and excellence, it’s no surprise that Kia offers an industry-leading ten-year/100,000-mile warranty program with more than 17,000 roadside assisted providers available 24 hours per day throughout the U.S. This trusted network of emergency personnel is happy to help you change flat tires, jump dead batteries, or reach the nearest gas station at no cost to you. Kia also offers reimbursement for meals, lodging, and rental car expenses if a warranty-related disablement occurs more than 150 miles from your house. View each standard Kia warranty below.

  • Ten-year/100,000-mile limited powertrain warranty
  • Five-year/100,000-mile limited anti-perforation warranty
  • Five-year/60,000-mile limited basic warranty
  • Five-year/60,000-mile roadside assistance plan
2020 Kia Sportage in black driving on highway in the mountians
2020 Kia Forte in red side view showing saftey icons around it


Drive with confidence when you choose Kia. All Kia vehicles are dedicated to protecting your loved ones, so every Kia model comes standard with features in the available Kia Drive Wise suite. This advanced safety suite is packed with active and passive safety considerations you don’t want to miss, including:

  • Blind spot collision avoidance assist with warning
  • Driver attention warning
  • Forward collision avoidance assist with pedestrian detection
  • Front and rear park distance warning
  • Head-up display
  • Highway driving assist
  • Lane departure warning, keeping, and following assist
  • Rear cross-traffic collision avoidance assist with warning
  • Reverse parking collision-avoidance assist
  • Surround view monitor


Never miss a beat when you drive a Kia sedan, hybrid, or crossover SUV. Kia upholds its firm stance on providing the latest innovative technologies to keep you connected for miles to come. Explore some of the key technology features Kia offers below.

  • 12.3-in. 1080p touchscreen display
  • Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™
  • Bose® Premium Sound System with eight speakers
  • Harman Kardon® Premium Surround Sound with 12 speakers
  • Lexicon® Logic 7 Premium Surround Sound with 17 speakers
  • Multi-device Bluetooth® technology
  • QuantumLogic™ with Clari-Fi™
  • UVO link remote connectivity
    • Amazon Alexa
    • Google Assistant
    • Find my car
    • Remote climate control
    • Remote door lock/unlock
  • Wireless device charging
  • Voice-command navigation
2020 Kia Optima interior front seats in black and red front dash
2020 Kia Sorento in white driving on snowy road

Awards & Accolades

Kia is no stranger to the spotlight, its models having earned more than 17 top-honors in 2019 alone. From quality and performance to safety and consumer reviews, Kia models have proven their metal time and again. View a sampling of the most recent Kia awards and accolades below.

  • 2020 KBB Best New Model (2020 Telluride) 
  • 2020 MotorTrend SUV of the Year® (2020 Telluride)
  • 2019 Best Performance Compact Car by J. D. Power (2019 Forte)
  • 2019 Edmunds Best Electric Vehicle (2019 Niro EV)
  • 2019 Highest Quality Compact Car by J. D. Power (2019 Forte)
  • 2019 Highest Quality Minivan by J. D. Power (2019 Sedona)
  • 2019 Highest Quality Small Car by J. D. Power (2019 Rio)
  • 2019 Highest Quality Small SUV by J. D. Power (2019 Sportage)
  • 2019 IIHS Top Safety Pick (2019 Cadenza, Rio, and 2020 Telluride)
  • 2019 IIHS Top Safety Pick+ (2019 Forte, Optima, Stinger, Sorento, Niro, and 2020 Soul)
  • 2019 J. D. Power Best Compact Multi-Purpose Vehicle (2019 Soul)
  • 2019 U.S. News and World Report Best 3-row SUV for the Money (2019 Sorento)

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