Awards & Accolades
KIA OF PUYALLUP EARNS KIA DEALER EXCELLENCE PROGRAM (KDEP) CERTIFICATION FOR 2013-2014
PUYALLUP, WASHINGTON (JUNE 3, 2013) - Kia Motors America recently honored Kia of Puyallup as a Kia Dealer Excellence Program (KDEP) recipient for the 2013-2014 period. KDEP certification recognizes Kia dealers who exhibit consistently outstanding performance in the areas of operational competency, branding compliance and sales.
In order to qualify as a KDEP certified dealer, a dealership must be surveyed at above national average in a number of different categories, including facility cleanliness, adherence to capacity standards, staffing and training requirements and consistent sales and service process and procedures.
“It’s an honor to be recognized by Kia Motors for our achievements,” states Ryan Sawyer, Kia of Puyallup’s President and General Manager. “For 18 years we have built our reputation with not only fine products, but more importantly, with providing world class service for our dealership’s sales and service customers.”
Kia of Puyallup is part of an exclusive group of Kia dealers who have earned this certification. Only 21 of Kia’s 146 Western Region U.S. dealers have qualified as a KDEP certified dealership for the 2013-2014 period.