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First Kia Reviews

Customer reviews are very important to First Kia in Simi Valley. As one of the leading Southern California Kia dealerships we take pride in the quality of customer service we provide. Time and time again the independent reviews provided through Kia Motors keeps us at the top of the list of Kia dealerships.

Below you will see the video of Johnny Kia general manager of First Kia talk about how reviews are provided by our customers. The independent review process utilizing JD Powers provides potential customers with information about our dealership and how customers in the past have been treated. It is always our goal to provide the best customer experience when purchasing a new or used car. Whether you’re shopping in the Los Angeles area or Ventura county First Kia always provides a great selection and low prices. Most of our customers say it’s fun to buy a car from our dealership, so we invite you to come experience some fun and stopped in First Kia in Simi Valley.

Kia Plant in Georgia

Kia Plant Georgia

On July 7, 2011, Kia USA celebrated the production of its 300,000th vehicle at the Kia plant in West Point, Ga, a historical milestone when you consider that the plant just opened its doors in 2009.

The West Point plant, also known as Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc. (KMMG), sprawls over 2,200 acres, and is currently the only manufacturing site in North America for Kia Motors Corporation. The Kia Sorento SUV, the brand’s best-selling model in the U.S., has been mass-produced at the Kia plant in West Point since 2009. Later this year, Kia USA plans to add the Optima midsize sedan to the production line at West Point, as part of a series of expansion projects slated to increase the plant’s annual production to 360,000 vehicles in 2012.

The Georgia-based plant currently employs over 3,000 people. As for Kia cars USA, the company has more than 730 operating dealers nationwide. “We take pride in how far we’ve come, creating a foothold in the American market”, said g roup president and CEO of Kia Cars USA and KMMG, Byuong Mo Ahn. It is the company’s guiding principles, to provide high-quality vehicles at competitive prices, backed with the 10-year/100,000 mile Kia Warrany Program that has won the hearts of over one million Americans who know own and drive Kia vehicles.

Come test drive any of the Kia vehicles at First Kia in Simi Valley, we service the greater Los Angeles area.

Kia Optima Edges Ahead of The Honda Accord

2011 Kia Optima Rated Over Honda Accord!

For the first time ever the Honda Accord has been one upped by a new comer that just hit the market a little over ten years ago. 2011 Kia Optima at First Kia

Test drivers for Consumer Reports Magazine rated the 2011 Kia Optima slightly higher for its ‘superior handling.’ Although CR magazine still recommends the Honda Accord as one of those durable vehicles that is dependable and a great bargain for the amount of car, it had to give the Optima the edge.

For 2011, the Kia Optima has been completely redesigned. It now has a sleek new body and list at an MSRP of $21,895. In addition to its handling, CR list several other features that make this vehicle a great buy:

1). 4 cylinder, 200 horsepower engine.
2). 24 mpg city and 35 mpg highway fuel economy rating.
3). Six speed transmission smooth shifting capability.
4). Top Safety Pick rating given by The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

However, with all these and more, the handling and steering are the two dynamics that gave the Optima its edge over the Honda Accord.

If you are in the market for a new vehicle, check out the new Kia Optima or any one of Kia vehicle models offered at First Kia Simi Valley. First Kia Simi Valley is not just the new car dealer, they provide all service requirements necessary to keep your Kia running at its maximum performance potential and they are dedicated to serving California customers.