Kia didn’t have the best reputation in the automotive industry. The company found global success, offering cheap prices and terrible reliability. But that’s changed. Kia’s Korean headquarters wrote to Popular Mechanics that “over a decade ago, Hyundai Motor Group, which includes Kia, made a conscious and deliberate decision to concentrate on quality rather than volume.”
That quality is visible on Kia models on sale today, and the brand is becoming known for the opposite of what it was. It consistently tops reliability reports, including the coveted JD Power Initial Quality Survey. Unsurprisingly, then, almost all the best cars from Kia’s history are currently on the market, and the only other on this list wasn’t developed by the company at all.
10 Kia Carens
A minivan might be a surprise start to this list, but the…