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6 Kia Models Earn IIHS Top Safety Pick Rating

6 Kia Models Earn IIHS Top Safety Pick Rating

Last month, Kia announced that six of its models had picked up all-star ratings from Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) crash testing. Specifically, the 2020 Kia Telluride received “Good” (i.e., the institute’s highest) ratings across all six crashworthiness tests plus an “Acceptable” rating for headlights. This earned the Telluride an IIHS Top Safety Pick distinction. In addition, five other Kia models earned this safety designation: the 2020 Kia Sorento, the 2020 Kia Sportage, the 2020 Kia Soul, the 2020…

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‘Best Cars for the Money’ Awards Honor 4 Kia Models

‘Best Cars for the Money’ Awards Honor 4 Kia Models

When you buy a new car, you want to get the best value for your money. You don’t want to pay more for the features you want than you need to. To help guide you towards the most value-oriented models, U.S. News & World Report put together a list of the Best Cars for the Money in 2020. Kia came away with four models on this list: the 2020 Forte, Soul, Sorento, and Sedona. “Winning one Best Car for the Money awards…

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Kia Soul and Forte Voted Two of the Best Cars for Teens

Kia Soul and Forte Voted Two of the Best Cars for Teens

U.S. News & World Report recently released a list of the best new and used vehicles for teens in 2019. The 2020 Kia Soul and the 2019 Kia Forte both made that list, showing that the Kia Soul and Forte are reliable and safe vehicles for inexperienced drivers. The 2020 Kia Soul earned the title of Best New SUV for Teens $25k to $30k. The subcompact SUV has an array of safety features, such as the standard rearview camera, available…

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2018 Kia Souls Named One of KBB.com’s 10 Coolest Cars List Under $20k

2018 Kia Souls Named One of KBB.com’s 10 Coolest Cars List Under $20k

The 2018 Kia Soul is raking in awards left and right. The Soul was named one of the best family vehicles on the market by both Edmunds and Parents magazine, and it was also recently named to Kelley Blue Book’s list of the 10 Coolest Cars Under $20,000 for 2018. According to Kia, the editors at KBB.com website consider being fun to drive and fun to own among the main criteria in determining the awards. Each car to make the…

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Kia Soul Hamsters Get a New Addition

Kia Soul Hamsters Get a New Addition

You might remember the Kia Soul hamsters — a collection of fuzzy, cute mascots dedicated to representing the Soul’s quirky, fun-loving image. Now, however, with the unveiling of the Kia Soul Turbo, the Kia hamster family has a brand-new bundle of joy. Revealed in a new commercial for the model, little Turbo is faster and wilier than the rest, speaking to the Kia Soul Turbo’s more athletic build and need for speed. The commercial opens with a nurse tending to…

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Kia Soul is the Best Family Car

Kia Soul is the Best Family Car

When you’re trying to buy a new car, it’s hard to know where to start. One great resource is to use trusted lists by sources like Car and Driver or Edmunds to find vehicles that are built to fit your needs. For a decade now, Edmunds has paired with Parents magazine to compose one such list: Best Family Car. And guess who earned an award for “Best Family Cars of 2017?” Why, none other than the Kia Soul, one of…

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Kia Models Earn “Best Cars for Families” Awards

Kia Models Earn “Best Cars for Families” Awards

Picking out the best car for your family can be difficult, especially if you’re on a tight budget and can’t afford to go a penny over. Fortunately, Kia makes some of the best cars for families, some of which have recently been recognized by U.S. News & World Report. The 2017 Kia Soul and Cadenza continue to uphold a reputation as affordable, stylish cars that are perfect for families! 2017 Kia Soul The new Soul took the award for the…

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Kia Soul and Sorento Earn Best Cars for the Money Awards

Kia Soul and Sorento Earn Best Cars for the Money Awards

Buying a new car is one of the most expensive things you will buy in your life. So, getting your money’s worth is a big deal. Every year, U.S. News & World Report gives out its Best Cars for the Money awards, which helps consumers narrow down their options for a great new car. This year, both the Kia Soul and Sorento took home prizes in their segments. These awards are based on a vehicle’s reliability, safety, and automotive experts’…

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New Turbocharged 2017 Kia Soul Offers 201 Horsepower

New Turbocharged 2017 Kia Soul Offers 201 Horsepower

The Kia Soul is continually coming out on top in its segment, and it looks like this isn’t going to change any time soon. Kia recently introduced a turbocharged 2017 Kia Soul that adds plenty of pep to the quirky car’s step, making it even more fun to drive. Turbocharge This new turbocharged 1.6-liter GDI engine offers 201 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque, which is a significant increase from the Soul’s standard 161-horsepower 2.0-liter engine. With this turbocharged engine,…

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Reasons to Buy a Kia

Reasons to Buy a Kia

If you’re in the market for a new car, you’re probably weighing your options about which car brand you should buy. We hope that brand is Kia, and we’ve put together some reasons why. Value is the biggest reason you should buy a Kia. Kia vehicles are some of the least expensive on the market and still offer tons of standard and optional technology. Despite their low price, Kias are high-quality and packed with amenities. Kia also offers a fantastic…

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