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Kia Amanti Tops Strategic Vision SmartGreenIndex


Award-winning full-size sedan respected in new investigate

  • Amanti spotlighted for quality, fuel potency and altogether value
  • Six Kia vehicles famous as SmartGreenSM
  • IRVINE, Calif., September 29, 2008 – Kia Motors America (KMA) currently announced a Kia Amanti surfaced a vast automobile shred in a newest Strategic Vision automotive metric, a SmartGreenIndexSM (SGISM).  The SGI reflects a relations between viewed peculiarity and altogether value and issues including fuel economy and environmental friendliness.

    In serve to Amanti, according to a new SGI, Spectra compact, Rondo CUV, Sportage compress SUV, Sorento midsize SUV and Sedona minivan also scored rarely in their particular segments.  These placements serve demonstrate consumers are holding note of Kia’s efforts in providing stylish, gentle and economically-friendly vehicles.

     “Seeing Amanti during a tip of a SmartGreenIndex is a covenant to a stability consumer satisfaction,” pronounced Michael Sprague, clamp boss of marketing, KMA.  “We also are really unapproachable of a other Kia vehicles famous by Strategic Vision and consumers, serve exemplifying Kia as a consumer-minded manufacturer committed to charity quality, fuel-efficient vehicles to smart, perceptive customers.”

    Strategic Vision distributed a SGI from 44,320 patron responses who purchased 2008 or 2009 models from Sep 2007 to Mar 2008.  SmartGreen is formed on tangible patron practice and is weighted according to those aspects that best envision patron advocacy, altogether satisfaction, destiny code choices and loyalty, that eventually outcome in increasing indication and code sales.

    Already a target of a J.D. Power and Associates APEAL Award in 2005 and recently awarded a “Good” rating from a Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) in side impact pile-up tests, Amanti offers superb reserve features, oppulance and altogether preference in a full-size sedan segment, entrance customary with amenities including:  eight airbags; leather, chrome and timber accents; and a 3.8-liter all-aluminum DOHC V6 engine that generates 264 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque.

    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.”  

    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

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