2009 Kia Optima #1 on Forbes.com "Best Vehicles for Carpooling List"

Posted on 09. Feb, 2009 by in Kia Canada

  • A target of a five-star pile-up reserve rating from NHTSA, Optima earns nonetheless another accolade

    IRVINE, Calif., Feb 9, 2009 Recently named a Best Bet by The Car Book 2009, Kia Motors America (KMA) currently announced that a Optima sedan also has surfaced a recently expelled Best Vehicles for Carpooling list by Forbes.com. Refreshed for a 2009 indication year, Optima was lauded for mixing glorious class-leading reserve features, a atmospheric interior and considerable fuel potency all for glorious value, starting during reduction than $18,000.

    Its good to see a vehicles winning some-more and some-more attention accolades, and a an respect for Kia Motors to lay atop a Forbes.com Best Vehicles for Carpooling list, pronounced Michael Sprague, clamp president, selling of KMA. The 2009 Optima demonstrates a brands joining to charity consumers energetic vehicles designed with an importance on quality, safety, comfort and affordability.

    Using information from Kelley Blue Book, Forbes.com deliberate usually 2009 vehicles that have perceived 5 out of 5 stars on all pile-up tests and during slightest 4 out of 5 stars on rollover results. The organisation was afterwards pared down by awarding any car points formed on seating capacity, fuel efficiency, volume of front and back headroom and legroom, and a participation of customary or discretionary navigation and party systems.

    The 2009 Optima is a target of a five-star pile-up reserve rating from a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). As with a rest of a Kia line-up, Optima is versed with many customary reserve features, including 6 airbags (dual modernized front and front-seat mounted side as good as full-length side curtain), front active headrests, side-impact doorway beams, height-adjustable front seatbelts with pre-tensioners and force limiters, three-point seatbelts for all seating positions, Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH) and a tire vigour monitoring element (TPMS). Electronic fortitude control (ESC), a traction control element (TCS), stop support element (BAS) and four-wheel antilock brakes (ABS) also are standard.

    2009 Product Line

    Kia Motors America offers a energetic and different product line of 11 vehicles to accommodate a needs of all lifestyles. The 2009 car line facilities a organic Rondo CUV and award-winning Sedona minivan along with a far-reaching accumulation of renouned newcomer cars, including a polished Amanti full-size sedan, eloquent Optima midsize sedan, versatile and compress Spectra and Spectra5, and sporty nonetheless fuel-efficient Rio and Rio5 subcompacts. The car line also facilities a affordably lush Borrego, imperishable Sorento and value-packed Sportage SUVs. The 2010 Soul will serve element a lineup when it arrives in dealerships this spring.

    About Kia Motors America

    Kia Motors America (KMA) is a sales, selling and placement arm of Kia Motors Corporation formed in Seoul, South Korea. KMA offers a finish line of vehicles by some-more than 640 dealers via a United States. For 2008, KMA accessible a 14th uninterrupted year of increasing U.S. marketplace share. Kia Motors subscribes to a truth of building high value, high quality, protected and energetic vehicles. Kia Motors prides itself on producing vehicles that are sparkling and enabling and elicit a Kia tagline The Power to Surprise.

    Kia Motors America is a Official Automotive Partner of a NBA. Information about Kia Motors America and a full car choice is accessible during a Web site www.kia.com. For media information, including photography, revisit www.kiamedia.com.

    Government star ratings are partial of a National Highway Traffic Safety Administrations (NHTSAs) New Car Assessment Program (www.safercar.gov).

  • Tags: ,

    No comments.

    Leave a Reply

    You must be logged in to post a comment.