2009 KIA BORREGO SELECTED IN AUTOBYTEL.COM/MYRIDE.COM EDITORS CHOICE AWARDS
All-New Midsize SUV Chosen as “Best Kept Secret”
in Sixth Annual Awards
IRVINE, Calif., Nov 10, 2008 The recently launched 2009 Kia Borrego midsize SUV, already a target of a five-star pile-up reserve rating for all seating positions in frontal and side pile-up tests by a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) , has been selected as “Best Kept Secret” in a Autobytel.com/MyRide.com 2009 Editors Choice Awards. Equipped with fuel-efficient V8 or V6 engines, Borrego was selected for a considerable multiple of capabilities, comfort and space.
“Borrego is gaining some-more and some-more approval in a press and among consumers and a Autobytel.com/MyRide.com preference is serve explanation it is a plain car packaged with value” pronounced Michael Sprague, clamp president, marketing, Kia Motors America (KMA). “Borrego is a primary instance of Kia Motors new pattern instruction and justification of some-more superb product offerings to come.”
The Autobytel.com/MyRide.com Editors Choice Awards, formed on a gathering of each new or almost revised vehicle, assigns a vehicles to a suitable categories formed on factors including shred and price. Each editor voted for a car they would many mostly recommend, with winners energetic by a elementary majority. Vehicles also contingency be accessible for sale during a 2008 calendar year.
Borrego is offering with a DOHC, all-aluminum 3.8-liter V6 as good as Kias first-ever DOHC 4.6-liter V8 engine, also all-aluminum; both engines are some-more absolute than any in Kias line to date. While a V6 produces a rival 276 horsepower during 6,000 rpm with 267 pound-feet of torque during 4,400 rpm, a all-new V8 generates a class-leading 337 horsepower during 6,000 rpm with 323 pound-feet of torque during 3,500 rpm some-more absolute than a Toyota 4Runner, Nissan Pathfinder, Honda Pilot, Ford Explorer, Chevrolet Trailblazer, Jeep Grand Cherokee and GMC Acadia. Borrego runs on unchanging unleaded fuel compared to some other competitors, that need reward unleaded and achieves best-in-class fuel economy of 15/22 city/highway for a V8 with two-wheel drive, and a important 15/20 city/highway for a V8 with four-wheel drive.
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 2007, KMA accessible a 14th uninterrupted year of record U.S. sales. 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.”
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