Kia Soul and Kia Sorento Named 2017 Best Cars for the Money

By Product Expert | Posted in Awards, Kia News, Kia Sorento, Kia Soul on Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 at 4:11 pm
White 2017 Kia Sorento Driving Through the Snow

Kia Soul and Kia Sorento Named 2017 Best Cars for the Money

Value is the name of the game when you choose the Kia brand. With a smorgasbord of fully-loaded models at affordable price points, Kia provides car shoppers with limitless value and the 2017 Kia Soul and 2017 Kia Sorento top the list. The release of the U.S News & World Report 2017 Best Cars for the Money awards illustrate this point, naming the Kia Soul and Kia Sorento to the list. Take a closer look at what characteristics contributed to the Kia Soul and Kia Sorento being named 2017 Best Cars for the Money in their respective classes.

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What Makes the Kia Soul and Kia Sorento the Best Cars for the Money?

When the U.S. News & World Report built its 2017 Best Cars for the Money rankings, it put focus on safety, reliability and the perspectives of a panel of industry experts. Within the scope of this award, value was measured through a combination of the average price paid and a five-year total cost of ownership. An impressive level of cargo space and a loaded, modern interior make the Kia Soul stand out from the compact class and Kia Sorento editions provide exceptional value in the midsize crossover class with an affordable price, an arsenal of tech features, great fuel economy and available third-row seating.

Kia Soul Price, Cargo Space and Features

turbocharged kia soul sx red exteriorA starting price of just $16,100 makes the 2017 Kia Soul an affordable compact alternative that features a cavernous 24.2 cubic feet behind the second-row seats that can expand to 61.3 cubic feet with the rear seats laid flat. In addition to an incredible level of cargo space that far outpaces the competition, the Kia Soul comes standard with Bluetooth connectivity, premium cloth interior and a fun-to-drive 130-horsepower 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine that makes 25 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway.

Kia Sorento Price, Fuel Economy and Features

Kia Sorento models provide exceptional value with a starting price that stands at $25,600 — much more affordable than many competitors in the segment. A standard 185-horsepower 2.5-liter inline-4 engine pairs with a six-speed automatic transmission to make 21 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway. When you opt for the Kia Sorento LX trim level, you will benefit from an affordable price, a 4.3-inch touchscreen display, Bluetooth connectivity, a rearview camera, USB ports and much more for just $26,900.

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Get more bang for your buck when you choose the value-packed 2017 Kia Soul compact or the 2017 Kia Sorento midsize crossover at Moritz Kia. With the Kia Soul and Kia Sorento named 2017 Best Cars for the Money by U.S. News & World Report, you will find few better options than these Kia standouts. Visit the Moritz Kia inventory today to find the Kia model that best fits your lifestyle and budget!

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