IRVINE, Calif., Feb 17, 2010 Kia Motors Americas (KMA) proprietor halo car, a 2010 Soul civic newcomer vehicle, continues to amass accolades, carrying now been named to a 2010 Top Cars for Families list by online parenting site MotherProof.com as Best Overall Value. Also given twin Top Safety Picks by a Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), named one of a Most Exciting Cars of 2010 by TIME.com, one of 10 Great and Safe Rides for Teens by AutoWeek repository and many recently a Best Hatchback of 2010 by online automotive management Cars.com, visited by some-more than 10 million automobile buyers any month, MotherProof.com comparison a Soul for a appealing nature, functionality and altogether value.
Shopping for a family automobile does not meant sacrificing style, affordability or fun and Soul lets relatives say their individuality while gripping a family protected and stylish with a slew of personalization options and customary reserve features, pronounced Michael Sprague, clamp president, selling of Kia Motors America (KMA). As a kick-off to Kias largest code mutation to date, that many recently enclosed a all-new 2011 Sorento crossover, Souls wide-ranging interest continues to accept consumer and media commend and move some-more and some-more buyers to Kia showrooms.
The MotherProof.com awards showcase cars, SUVs and minivans that mom reviewers cruise to be tip vehicles for families in a series of segments, including minivan, three-row SUV or crossover, two-row SUV or crossover, wagon, sedan, fun, altogether value, hybrid and best LATCH connectors. Winners are afterwards selected formed on family-friendly criteria set onward by a reviewers, including palliate of opening and exit for all passengers, LATCH connector usability and easy seatbelt usage, among other features.
Soul offers an measureless volume of character and value on tip of an endless list of customary reserve facilities certain to interest to all families, 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.
Available in 4 trims, Soul, Soul+, Soul! (exclaim) and Soul sport, Kia Motors affordable halo automobile offers an appealing starting cost next $14,0001. Four special book Souls, formed on a Soul+ trim, also are being expelled via a year, including Denim Soul, Ignition Soul and many recently Shadow Dragon Soul. Offering consumers even some-more ways to customize a Soul, any special book comes with a possess singular extraneous tone and packaging.
Kia Product Line
Kia Motors is in a midst of a dramatic, design-led transformation, that has been delivering boldly styled vehicles in several critical segments during accurately a right time, contributing to a brands continued gains in U.S. marketplace share. The automobile line facilities a stylish Forte compress sedan and all-new two-door Forte Koup, a rarely personalizable Soul, organic Rondo CUV, award-winning Sedona minivan, eloquent Optima midsize sedan and versatile nonetheless fuel-efficient Rio and Rio5 subcompacts. The launch of a all-new 2011 Sorento CUV, a central automobile of a NBA and a initial automobile to be built during Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia2, Kias initial U.S.-based production trickery in West Point, Georgia, serve enhances a lineup.
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 670 dealers via a United States. For 2009, KMA accessible a 15th uninterrupted year of increasing U.S. marketplace share and recently achieved a best entertain of sales ever. 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 automobile choice is accessible during a Web site www.kia.com. For media information, including photography, revisit www.kiamedia.com.
1 Price is for bottom indication and does not embody end and doing charges of $695, and also excludes taxes, pretension and permit fees, additional options and tradesman charges. Actual prices set by retailer.
2 KMMG vehicles are built with U.S. and globally sourced parts.