U.S. News & World Report recognized vehicles across 20 categories that provide the consumer with the best combination of value and quality. The 2017 Kia Soul came out on top of the Compact-Car Category and Sorento outshines the competition by winning the Best 3rd-Row SUV for the money
After comparing the Sorento to other midsize SUVs and Soul to other compact vehicles on the basis of safety, reliability and expert opinions, along with value — which is measured by a combination of the vehicle’s five-year cost of ownership and the average price paid for the vehicle when purchased. U.S. News & World Report state that both are named winners in the Best Cars for the Money Awards because they both present long-term value in their respective classes.
The Soul stands out among other compact cars because of its abundance of cargo and passenger space and modern interior, all for an excellent price. The 2017 Soul got a bit of a facelift, well, more of a tune up. It gains a new 201hp turbocharged engine for even more fun behind the wheel. Kia Motors didn’t forget to update the technology available in the Soul. This year Kia has added Rear Cross Traffic Alert and Blind Spot Detection. The 2017 Exclaim trim comes standard with UVO eServices with integrated Android Auto and Apple CarPlay hands-free control of your phone.
The 2017 Sorento offers user-friendly technology features, great fuel economy and available 3rd-row seating presents the most value for midsize SUV class. When it comes to technology features, the 2017 Sorento has a slew of available advanced safety features like Autonomous Emergency Braking and Dynamic Bending Headlights. When equipped with front-crash prevention the Sorento is an IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus.
Kia’s iconic urban passenger vehicle and 3rd-row SUV offers a winning blend of sophisticated design and user-friendly advanced technology with a consistent emphasis on value.
The 2017 Kia Sorento and Soul are available now at i25 Kia.
- Posted by Rochelle Reynolds
- On March 21, 2017