Kia Soul Named Recipient Of The “Super Value Award” By The Active Network, Inc.

Posted on 16. Nov, 2009 by in Kia Canada


Attractive and Versatile Urban Passenger Vehicle Honored in a

2010 Active Lifestyle Vehicle Awards

  • Kias halo car offers active consumers flexibility, value and fun
  • Soul touted for being befitting for an active lifestyle and altogether functionality
  • IRVINE, Calif., Nov 16, 2009 Kia Motors America (KMA) currently announced a 2010 Kia Soul civic newcomer car has been named a 2010 Active Lifestyle Vehicle (ALV) endowment leader in a Super Value Award difficulty by The Active Network, Inc. Already a target of mixed awards and recognitions, including being named to a Most Exciting Cars of 2010 list by, given a Top Safety Pick by a Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and named to AutoWeek magazines 10 Great and Safe Rides for Teens list, The Active Network, Inc. spotlighted Soul for a versatility, ability to accommodate a needs of an active lifestyle and altogether value.

    In further to charity an considerable package of style, reserve facilities and value, Soul also offers those with a some-more active lifestyle high functionality but sacrificing excitement, pronounced Michael Sprague, clamp president, selling of KMA. Souls contentment of space, tiny footprint and prolonged list of preference facilities make it a viable choice for a motorist on-the-go.

    The 2010 ALV Awards featured 30 vehicles opposite 7 automotive categories, including Super Value, Best Value On-Road, Best Value Off-Road, Luxury On-Road, Luxury Off-Road, Green and Minivan. A row of athletes and automotive reporters tested and scored a finalist vehicles on performance, functionality, value and altogether enjoyment.

    Available in 4 trims, Soul, Soul+, Soul! (exclaim) and Soul sport, a five-door hatchback offers an appealing starting cost next $14,0001 in further to an appealing and practical style. Designed with a immature and young-at-heart in mind, Soul presents an measureless volume of style, value and duty with a comparatively tiny footprint and surprisingly atmospheric interior. Passengers will find comfort in a ample cabin that offers 40.2/39.6 inches of headroom (front/rear), shoulder room of 55.2/55.1 inches, 42.1/39.0 inches of legroom and a newcomer volume of 102.3 cubic feet, some-more atmospheric than a Scion xB, and utility from Souls fit load conduit with 14 storage zones. Furthering a experience, passengers also will advantage from countless customary preference features, including an AM/FM/CD/MP3 audio complement given with SIRIUS Satellite Radio capabilities (including a 3 month nominal subscription)2 , and USB and auxiliary submit jacks in a core console with full iPod3 and MP3 controllability around a audio conduct section and steering circle controls (achieved with an discretionary Kia appendage cable).

    In further to a series of record and preference facilities found on Soul, a five-door hatchback also surrounds a occupants with abounding 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.

    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 650 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 For media information, including photography, revisit

    1 Manufacturer’s Retail Suggested Price (MSRP) shown for bottom indication and does not embody end assign of $695, and also excludes taxes, pretension and permit fees, additional options and tradesman charges.
    2 Customers contingency replenish SIRIUS subscription after hearing duration if they wish to keep service. SIRIUS’s three-month nominal subscription not accessible in Canada, AK, or HI. For full terms and conditions, revisit SIRIUS, XM and all associated outlines and logos are trademarks of SIRIUS XM Radio Inc. and a subsidiaries.
    3 Optional Kia appendage wire compulsory for iPod mobile digital device connectivity. Cable and iPod sole separately. iPod is a purebred heading of Apple Inc.

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