And the votes are in, for 2016 Best Cars for Families Awards that is. U.S News & World Report has rolled out the winners list of the 21 top family-friendly vehicles and Kia has made the cut, in more than one category. When it comes to what is the best family compact car or the best family-friendly hatchback, the 2016 Kia Soul has been named number one.
To choose the winners in each of the Best Cars for Families categories, U.S. News put each of the 256 eligible new cars through a grueling review process based on a combination of factors. Judges looked at professional automotive reviews, safety and reliability ratings, interior size and the availability of family-oriented features.The car in each category with the highest combined score was then named the winner.
“The 2016 Kia Soul is a great choice for families who want a vehicle with a small footprint, but plenty of interior space,” said Jamie Page Deaton, managing editor, U.S. News & World Report. “In addition to its roomy and comfortable passenger cabin, the Soul has the safety features to give parents peace of mind and the entertainment features to keep the peace in the backseat.”
A Family-Friendly Compact – The 2016 Kia Soul
The whole family will enjoy a ride in the 2016 Kia Soul. As stated, parents can have “peace of mind” in the soul with advanced safety features while the kids can enjoy the multimedia features of the compact.
- Advanced Airbag Systems
- Electronic Stability Control
- Side-Impact Door Beams
- Front and Rear Crumple Zones
- Rear Child-Safety Door Locks
Beyond the Soul’s extensive list of standard safety features, parents get the perk of UVO eServices available in the 2016 Soul. Kia’s UVO eServices offers parents a myriad of features from reminding you where you parked to monitoring teen driving. By downloading the UVO eServices App you can see what else the Soul is capable of.
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At Frank Boucher Kia in Racine, WI you can get the family-friendly 2016 Kia Soul along with Kia’s other new models that are also great for both you and your family. For more information visit our website or stop on in for test drive.