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2011 Kia Sorento Named to Kiplinger's Personal Finance "Best Cars For Families" List
Kia Motors' Best-Selling Vehicle Praised for Family-Friendly Attributes, Standard Safety Features and Outstanding Value
-- Popular CUV offers families upscale amenities in a value package
-- Kia's first U.S.-built vehicle(1) offers families a comfortable ride and spacious interior that seats seven
IRVINE, Calif., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2011 Kia Sorento has been Kia's best-selling vehicle in the U.S. for 15 consecutive months, and the popular CUV recently added another award to its trophy case by being named to the Kiplinger's Personal Finance "Best Cars for Families" list. The Sorento has achieved a number of historic firsts for Kia Motors America (KMA), such as becoming the brand's first vehicle to sell 10,000 units in one month, the first vehicle to surpass 100,000 units in a single year and the first vehicle produced at Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia (KMMG) in West Point, Georgia.
"With its stylish design, upscale features, and remarkable safety, the Sorento represents Kia's commitment to offering stylish and practical vehicles that meet the needs of today's busy consumers at a tremendous value," said Michael Sprague, vice president, marketing & communications, KMA. "The Sorento is a great choice for families, and this accolade from Kiplinger's Personal Finance continues the momentum of our most popular vehicle and is a reflection of the dramatic impact Kia's design-led product transformation has had on the brand."
All vehicles selected by editors at Kiplinger's Personal Finance have been named an IIHS "Top Safety Pick," according to editors at Kiplinger's Personal Finance. Vehicles were judged based on their family-friendly characteristics, including vehicle size within the segment, cargo space and the value the vehicle provides families.
About the 2011 Kia Sorento
The 2011 Sorento, the first vehicle to roll off the line at Kia's state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in West Point, Georgia, encompasses both the brand's signature design cues as well as its distinct combination of value, safety and style. The 2011 Sorento, which has been Kia's best-selling vehicle each month since going on sale in January 2010, offers consumers a well-equipped, well-appointed CUV, suited perfectly for the fun, dynamic and discerning driver. Available in LX, EX and SX trim levels, the 2011 Sorento features a starting MSRP of $ 21,995.(2)
SOURCE Kia Motors America