Parents Magazine and Edmunds.com Name 10 Best Family Cars of 2016

By Product Expert | Posted in Awards, Kia Optima, Kia Soul on Monday, June 6th, 2016 at 7:39 pm
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What are the Best Family Cars of 2016?

Recently, Parents Magazine and Edmunds.com released their 10 Best Family Cars of 2016 list and Kia was one of just two brands to have multiple vehicles on the list. The list recognizes top picks for safety, performance and family-friendly features, the full list can be seen online and will appear in the July issue of Parents magazine. Hundreds of vehicles are rated in quality of ride, safety, comfort and capacity, fuel efficiency, kid-friendly features, price and value, reliability and interior and exterior design.  

The 2016 Kia Optima and 2016 Kia Soul are the two Kia vehicles that made this year’s 10 Best Family Cars of 2016 list. The Optima earned the title of best sedan while the Soul was recognized as the best budget vehicle. Both the Optima and Soul have numerous features geared toward families who are looking for advanced driver assistance systems, cutting-edge technology, spacious passenger seating and ample cargo capacity.

2016 Kia Optima Features and Specs

The 2016 Kia Optima gives customers more standard features found on their base model than any other brand. There are three engine choices, including a new 1.6-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine. The base price for the 2016 Optima is $22,140 and it is available in five trim levels, LX, LX 1.6T, EX, SX and SXL. The 2016 Kia Optima offers luxury qualities for a great value.

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Read More: 2016 Kia Optima Earns KBB.com Best Buy

2016 Kia Soul Features and Specs

With a base price of $15,900 the Kia Soul is offered in three trim levels; Base, Plus and Exclaim. The Soul has always been known for its unique styling and ability for customers to personalize the Soul and this model year Kia added a new Designer Collection that plays up the Soul’s fun attitude with two-tone paint scheme. The 2016 Kia Soul offers wagon-based practicality with plenty of interior space and a feature-rich interior.

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Read More: KBB Names 2016 Kia Soul One of the Top 10 Coolest Cars under $18,000

The fact that Kia has two vehicles on the list of 10 Best Family Cars of 2016, shows Kia’s dedication to safety, value and innovation. If you are interested in one of these great family vehicles, give us a call at Moritz Kia to schedule a test drive for the 2016 Optima or 2016 Soul or to find out more information.

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