Kia Sedona Named “Best Minivan for a Money” for 2011 By U.S. News & World Report

Posted on 27. Jan, 2011 by in Kia Canada


Minivan Honored by Leading Consumer Resource

  • Sedona commended for considerable value and prolonged list of customary preference and reserve features
  • U.S. News evaluates new automobile rankings and cost of tenure data

IRVINE, Calif., Jan 27, 2011 – A four-time target of a “Top Safety Pick” endowment and admitted a “safest minivan ever tested”1 by a Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)2, a Kia Sedona has been named a “Best Minivan for a Money” for 2011 by U.S. News World Report. Sedona took tip honors within a difficulty for charity consumers an superb value and garnering vicious acclaim.

“As one of a longest-running nameplates in a Kia lineup we are anxious that Sedona continues to be famous for charity a finish package of customary technology, preference and reserve facilities during a extensive value,” pronounced Michael Sprague, clamp boss of selling communications, Kia Motors America (KMA). “In a stream mercantile meridian sum cost of tenure is really critical to consumers. The singular regulation employed by U.S. News World Report combines their possess rankings with altogether costs, and serve solidifies Sedona’s position as a shred personality in value.”

Now in a third year, a “Best Car for a Money” awards mix U.S. News automobile rankings with five-year sum cost of tenure information supposing by TrueCar. With over 250 models evaluated, a “Best Car for a Money” endowment recognizes a singular automobile that earns a top outlines for altogether value and interest within a class.

The U.S. News automobile rankings yield an unprejudiced comparison of any automobile to a competitors with a idea of assisting shoppers code a best cars in any category. Rankings are formed essentially on a balanced, different opinions of hundreds of veteran automobile critics, that are blended together to emanate a accord about any car.

TrueCar information is among a many timely and extensive in a industry, providing normal transaction prices over a past 30 days and five-year sum cost of tenure including depreciation, upkeep and insurance. Combining this information with U.S. News automobile rankings allows any indication to be compared by a altogether interest for a money.

The 2011 Sedona is accessible in LX and EX trims, with pricing for a LX starting during $24,5953 and a EX trim starting during $29,1953. A shred personality in value and reserve features, Sedona offers consumers useful insurance supposing by a far-reaching operation of customary reserve features, including 6 customary airbags4 (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, and 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.

2011 Kia Motors America Product Line

Kia’s indication year 2011 automobile line includes a Sorento CUV, Sportage compress CUV, Optima midsize sedan, Soul civic newcomer vehicle, Forte compress sedan, Forte 5-door compress hatchback, Forte Koup two-door coupe, Rio sub-compact sedan, Rio5 sub-compact hatchback and Sedona minivan.

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 730 dealers via a United States and serves as a “Official Automotive Partner of a NBA.” In 2010, KMA accessible a best-ever U.S. sales and 16th uninterrupted year of increasing U.S. marketplace share. Kia is staid to continue a movement and will continue to build a code by pattern innovation, quality, value, reserve facilities and new technologies.

Information about Kia Motors America and a full automobile choice is accessible during a Web site For media information, including photography, revisit

1 2006 Sedona named “Safest Minivan Ever Tested” by IIHS.
2 Sedona famous as an IIHS “Top Safety Pick” in 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009.
3 Starting MSRPs bar $795 end and doing fee, title, taxes, license, options and play charges. Actual prices set by play and might vary.
4 For limit protection, always wear your chair belt.

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