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Kia Sorento Receives Top Ranking in AutoPacific 2008 Vehicle Satisfaction Awards


SUV Tops Midsize SUV Segment

IRVINE, Calif., May 29, 2008 – The 2008 Kia Sorento is a tip ranking midsize SUV in AutoPacific, Inc.’s 2008 Vehicle Satisfaction Awards (VSA), an attention benchmark for objectively measuring owners compensation of new vehicles. In this rival segment, Sorento perceived a aloft rating than a Hummer H3, Jeep Liberty, Dodge Nitro and Nissan Xterra.

“Sorento’s approval by AutoPacific’s Vehicle Satisfaction Awards shows that we don’t have to spend a lot to be confident with your new automobile purchase,” pronounced Tom Loveless, clamp president, sales of Kia Motors America (KMA). “In these formidable mercantile times, it is good to know that we can still squeeze an SUV with good amenities, options and customary reserve features, and be confident with your decision.”

The 2008 VSA are formed on consult responses from some-more than 34,000 automobile owners who purchased a new 2008 indication year automobile or lorry between Sep and Dec 2007. Respondents rate 46 attributes for significance in a squeeze preference and compensation after purchase.

The 2008 Sorento was recently famous by The Car Book as a “Best Bet” in a Midsize SUV difficulty and perceived a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) five-star pile-up reserve rating in all 4 seating positions.

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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