Kia Lifestyle

Learn more about everything the Kia brand has to offer, from its large selection of sleek and modern sedans, crossovers, and SUVs to its inspirational history and impressive ownership benefits.

If you're looking for a stylish sedan, look no further than Kia's diverse lineup. Including the minimalist and affordable Rio, the dynamic and innovative Forte, and the aggressive and sculpted K5. And for a more premium and powerful drive, make sure to check out the sporty Stinger, the bold Cadenza, and the luxurious K900.

Need a vehicle ready to take on any season? How about a capable and versatile Kia crossovers or SUVs. Choose from a wide range of reliable and fearless Kias ready to outperform all your expectations. Whether it's the high-tech Soul, the confident Seltos, the adventure ready Sportage, the hybrid Niro, the powerful Sorento, or the capable Telluride, Kia has the perfect car waiting for you. For a car built with your family in mind,  the all-new Sedona minivans come equipped with all the next level creature comforts and versatility you need.

Kia Ownership Benefits

Each Kia model comes with a slew of benefits that include everything from safety and convenience features to warranties and awards.

  • Kia owners can book dealership appointments, see maintenance milestones, make car payments if financed by Kia Motors Finance, view owner's manuals and more all online.
  • Peace of Mind You Can Trust, each Kia model comes equipped with all the latest safety and security features standard.
  • Kia Roadside Assistance gives you 12 months free premium RAC cover with every new or approved used Kia vehicle
  • Best-in-Class Warranty, Kia offers an industry leading 10-year/100,000-mile warranty that covers you with quality and confidence.
  • Kia is the #1 Ranked Brand, Mass Market, 6 Years in a Row.
  • 2020 Telluride was voted World Car of the Year and 2020 Utility Vehicle of the Year. 
  • 2020 Forte, Soul, Stinger, Sorento, and Sportage all received the IIHS Top Safety pick.  

Kia Design

Kia continues to innovate and upgrade their entire lineup year after year, setting trends and raising the bar. Discover all the premium design highlights and impressive suite of integrated technology Kia has to offer.

  • Mood Lighting lets you set the tone, and reactive speaker lights bring the available Harman Kardon® audio system to life.
  • Uncover flexible seating and storage solutions with the 60/40 split-folding rear seats and a dual-level cargo board found in most Kia models.
  • Sit back and relax with a 10-way power-adjustable driver's seat, heated front seats and steering wheel, and power sunroof.
  • Standard 10.25-inch HD Touchscreen, Wireless Charging, Standard Apple CarPlay® and Standard Android Auto™ can be found throughout Kia's fleet.
  • Available Bose sound system will amp up your audio experience.
  • Expect a tailored ergonomic design, with ample passenger space and reclining second-row seats in most models.
  • Available Smart Power Liftgate™ opens automatically by sensing your key, giving you hands-free access to the cargo area.

Kia History

Discover Kia's impressive and inspirational history that dates back to the 40s. See how Kia Motors brought its innovative approach and bold commitment to quality in auto manufacturing to the United States in 1994.

  • 1944 Kyungsung Precision Industry was founded, a manufacturer of hand-made bicycle parts and steel tubing.
  • The name Kia means was chosen in 1951, which means "rising out of Asia"Kia began assembling motorbikes, then trucks, and finally cars in the 1970s.
  • Kia's first auto assembly plant was built in 1973.
  • Kia's first car, the Brisa was released in 1974.
  • In 1986, Kia partnered with Ford and started producing huge volumes of trucks.
  • 1987 Kia went from 26 vehicles to 95,000.
  • Late 90s Kia created the Kia Pride and Avella, which were sold both in South Korea and in other countries, including the United States and Australia.
  • 1992 Kia dealerships opened in the US.
  • 1998 Hyundai Motor Company acquired 51% of Kia and now owns around 33% of Kia.
  • Today Kia has production companies on three continents, though most of its production still takes place in South Korea.

Kia Forte Comparison

2021 Kia Forte vs the 2021 Hyundai Elantra and 2021 Toyota Corolla

2021 Kia Forte
Starting Price: $17,890
Horsepower: 147
Torque: 132 lb-ft
12-Volt DC Power Outlet: 2
Maximum Luggage Volume: 15.3 cu.ft.
2021 Hyundai Elantra
Starting Price: $19,650
Horsepower: 147
Torque: 132 lb-ft
12-Volt DC Power Outlet: 1
Maximum Luggage Volume: 14.2 cu.ft.
2021 Toyota Corolla
Starting Price: $20,025
Horsepower: 139
Torque: 126 lb-ft
12-Volt DC Power Outlet: 1
Maximum Luggage Volume: 13.1 cu.ft.

You don’t need to pay more to get competitive power and impressive creature comforts, the new 2021 Kia Forte offers the best of both worlds. Get the performance, space, and technology you deserve without breaking the bank. Drive with confidence in the IIHS Top Safety pick Forte and be a part of a trend setting brand that offers a Best-in-Class Warranty.

Kia Soul Comparison

2021 Kia Soul vs the 2021 Toyota Corolla Hatchback and 2021 Hyundai Veloster

2021 Kia Soul
Starting Price: $17,590
Fuel Tank Capacity: 14.3 gal.
Curb Weight: 2,802 lbs.
12-Volt DC Power Outlet: 2
Rear Legroom: 38.8"
2021 Toyota Corolla Hatchback
Starting Price: $20,665
Fuel Tank Capacity: 13.2 gal.
Curb Weight: 3,060 lbs.
12-Volt DC Power Outlet: 1
Rear Legroom: 29.9"
2021 Hyundai Veloster
Starting Price: $18,900
Fuel Tank Capacity: 13.2 gal.
Curb Weight: 2,822 lbs.
12-Volt DC Power Outlet: 1
Rear Legroom: 34.1"

Stand out in the bold and charismatic new 2021 Kia Soul. Don’t settle for less premium amentures and customizations, get all the colors and interior lighting packages generally only found on high price premium cars. Save thousands when compared to the likes of the Toyota Corolla Hatchback and Hyundai Veloster, while also getting more charging access, rear legroom, and several advanced technologies everyone is sure to love.

Kia Telluride Comparison

2021 Kia Telluride vs the 2021 Hyundai Palisade and 2021 Toyota Highlander

2021 Kia Telluride
Starting Price: $32,190
Horsepower: 291
Steering Wheel Material: Leather
Proximity Key: Smart Key
Passenger Volume: 157 cu.ft.
2021 Hyundai Palisade
Starting Price: $32,525
Horsepower: 291
Steering Wheel Material: Urethane
Proximity Key: Not available
Passenger Volume: 155 cu.ft.
2021 Toyota Highlander
Starting Price: $34,910
Horsepower: 295
Steering Wheel Material: Urethane
Proximity Key: Smart Key
Passenger Volume: 141 cu.ft.

Let everyone enjoy the spacious and powerful new Kia Telluride, a commanding and dynamic SUV that offers a slew of next-level premium amenities and safety features that outshine the competition while also costing less! Stretch out and enjoy the spacious and premium interiors that know the details matter. Get a high quality and driver centric cabin that doesn’t leave anyone behind in the new 2021 Kia Telluride.

Kia FAQs


Kia’s feature numerous standard and available amenities including everything from 10-way power-adjustable driver’s seat and heated front seats and steering wheel to power sunroofs and available nappa leather seats.

Kia’s come equipped with all the latest technology including standard 10.25-inch HD Touchscreen, Wireless Charging, Standard Apple CarPlay® and Standard Android Auto™.

Most Kia models offer a Harman Kardon® audio system or even an available Bose sound system that will amp up your audio experience.

The name Kia means was chosen in 1951, which means "rising out of Asia".

In 1986, Kia partnered with Ford and started producing huge volumes of trucks and by 1987 Kia went from 26 vehicles to 95,000. Later in the 1990s, the Kia Pride and Avella, which were sold both in South Korea and in other countries, including the United States and Australia. It wasn’t until 1992 Kia that the first dealerships opened in the US.

Yes, Kia offers a Best-in-Class Warranty that is an industry leading 10-year/100,000-mile warranty that covers you with quality and confidence. In addition to that you’re also receiving Kia Roadside Assistance that gives you 12 months free premium RAC cover with every new or approved used Kia vehicle.

Kia has received numerous awards and accolades for its brand, safety, and overall performance including:

  • Kia is the #1 Ranked Brand, Mass Market, 6 Years in a Row.
  • 2020 Telluride was voted World Car of the Year and 2020 Utility Vehicle of the Year.
  • 2020 Forte, Soul, Stinger, Sorento, and Sportage all received the IIHS Top Safety pick.

Stop by Janesville Kia today

Here at Janesville Kia, it is our mission to be the automotive home of drivers in the Janesville, WI area. We provide a vast selection of new and used vehicles, exceptional car care and customer service with a smile! Speaking of new Kia models, you have your pick of our showroom. Our local dealership keeps a great stock of used cars, trucks, and SUVs in inventory. With competitive prices offered on every pre-owned model for sale on our lot, you won't find a reason to visit any other dealership in Janesville.

  1. Janesville Kia

    3419 Ryan Road
    Janesville, WI 53545

    • Sales: (608) 743-9600
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