Edmunds.com Names 2010 Kia Soul and Sedona "Top Recommended" Vehicles for 2010

Posted on 19. Jan, 2010 by in Kia Canada


Soul and Forte Listed Among Top 10 “Consumers Favorite Cars for College Students”

  • Soul endorsed for a consumer appeal, value and safety; Sedona for well-developed reserve comforts and comfort
  • Fortes practicality and Souls musty styling and beguiling pushing dynamics adult a interest for college students
  • IRVINE, Calif., Jan 19, 2010 Adding to an already endless list of prestigious honors and recognitions, a Kia Soul civic newcomer automobile and Sedona minivan any were named as “Top Recommended” vehicles for 2010 while Soul and a Forte compress sedan were listed among a tip 10 “Consumers Favorite Cars for College Students” list by heading automotive investigate site Edmunds.com. Soul, Forte and Sedona any were highlighted for their particular abilities to aptly accommodate consumers needs in their particular segments and still offer an superb value.

    “Soul and Forte yield buyers childish and boldly styled vehicles with an considerable array of customary reserve features, high-tech comforts and endless personalization options while Sedona presents glorious reserve features, preference and comfort,” pronounced Michael Sprague, clamp president, selling of Kia Motors America (KMA). “It is a covenant to a Kia code to have all 3 vehicles that consolidate Kias core philosophies of quality, value, reserve and character respected by a devoted online automotive apparatus like Edmunds.com.”

    Edmunds.com comparison a Top Recommended vehicles as partial of a 2010 New Car Buying Guide to support consumers with a new automobile shopping process. The final Top Recommended list was gathered from mixed categories, including Top Recommended Sedans, Trucks, SUVs, Wagons and Minivans, Diesels, Convertibles, Coupes and for Mobility Challenged Drivers.

    The “Consumers Favorite Cars for College Students” list is partial of a monthly beginning where Edmunds.com invites consumers to attend in surveys to opinion on their favorite vehicles in opposite categories, including favorite oppulance sedans, midsize family sedans, hybrids, off-roaders, convertibles, family haulers and economy cars. Like a Top Recommended vehicles, a formula are published online to assistance support automobile buyers with destiny purchasing decisions.

    Available in 4 trims, Soul, Soul+, Soul! (exclaim) and Soul sport, Kia Motors affordable halo automobile offers an appealing starting cost next $14,000 . Four special book Souls, formed on a Soul+ trim, also are being expelled via a year, including Denim Soul, Ignition Soul and many recently Shadow Dragon Soul. Offering consumers even some-more ways to personalize Soul, any special book comes with a possess singular extraneous tone and packaging.

    The singly styled Soul offers an endless list of customary reserve features, including front chair active headrests, twin front modernized airbags, front seat-mounted and full-length side screen airbags, an Antilock Brake System (ABS), Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Traction Control System (TCS), Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist System (BAS) and a Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS). Front and back press zones, side-impact doorway beams, an impact-absorbing steering mainstay and Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH) complement also come standard.

    Available in 3 trims, LX, EX and SX, pricing for a Forte sedan starts during $13,69511 for a LX trim, while a EX starts during $15,99511 and a SX starts during $17,49511. In serve to rival pricing, Forte comes well-stocked with a prolonged list of customary amenities, starting with a customary AM/FM/CD/MP3 audio complement given with SIRIUS Satellite Radio capabilities with 3 months nominal service2. Also customary on all models is an auxiliary audio submit jack and USB pier for joining personal MP3 players as good as Bluetooth3 wireless record and connectivity with steering wheel-mounted controls, that enables hands-free operation for all concordant mobile phones.

    The 2010 Sedona is accessible in 3 trims, base, LX and EX. Pricing for a Sedona starts during $21,2454, while relocating adult to a LX trim starts during $22,24514, and a EX models start during $27,74514. A shred personality in value and safety, Sedona, named a “safest minivan ever tested” by a Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), offers consumers useful insurance supposing by a far-reaching operation of customary reserve features, including 6 customary airbags (dual modernized front and front seat-mounted side atmosphere bags, and full-length side screen atmosphere bags for all 3 seating rows), active front headrests, a four-channel, four-sensor, Antilock Brake System (ABS) with Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), that takes into comment automobile bucket and weight placement and ensures a suitable interlude force is used.

    Kia Product Line

    Kia Motors is in a midst of a dramatic, design-led transformation, that has been delivering boldly styled vehicles in several critical segments during accurately a right time, contributing to a brands continued gains in U.S. marketplace share. The automobile line comforts a stylish Forte compress sedan and all-new two-door Forte Koup, a rarely personalizable Soul, organic Rondo CUV, award-winning Sedona minivan, eloquent Optima midsize sedan and versatile nonetheless fuel-efficient Rio and Rio5 subcompacts. The launch of a all-new 2011 Sorento CUV, a central automobile of a NBA and a initial automobile to be built during Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia5, Kias initial U.S.-based production comforts in West Point, Georgia, serve enhances a lineup.

    About Kia Motors America

    Kia Motors America (KMA) is a selling and placement arm of Kia Motors Corporation formed in Seoul, South Korea. KMA offers a finish line of vehicles by some-more than 670 dealers via a United States. For 2009, KMA accessible a 15th uninterrupted year of increasing U.S. marketplace share and recently achieved a best entertain of sales ever. 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 automobile choice is accessible during a Web site www.kia.com. For media information, including photography, revisit www.kiamedia.com.

    1 Starting MSRPs bar $695 end and doing fee, title, taxes, license, options and play charges. Actual prices set by play and might vary.
    2 Customers contingency obtain SIRIUS subscription after hearing duration if they wish to keep service. SIRIUS three-month nominal use not accessible in Canada, AK or HI. For full terms and conditions greatfully revisit SIRIUS.com. SIRIUS, XM and all associated outlines and logos are trademarks of SIRIUS XM Radio Inc. and a subsidiaries.
    3 The Bluetooth word symbol and logos are purebred trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such outlines by Kia is underneath license.
    4 Starting MSRPs bar $795 end and doing fee, title, taxes, license, options and play charges. Actual prices set by play and might vary.
    5 KMMG vehicles are built with U.S. and globally sourced parts.

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