4 Awards Given to the 2017 Kia Soul

February 8th, 2018 by

The Kia Soul is one of the best vehicles in its class. It’s safe, stylish, comfortable, spacious, and well-priced. Don’t just take our word for it though, these awards and accolades show that the 2017 Kia Soul is well-loved across the country.

Highest in Initial Quality

J.D. Power and Associates have given the Kia Soul the highest ranking in compact multi-purpose vehicles in initial quality for the third year in a row.

This award is based on the fact that the 2017 Kia Soul has received the lowest number of problems per 100 vehicles. When compared to other vehicles in its class, the 2018 Kia Soul reflects much higher in quality. The 2017 study of initial quality is based on 189 models and 77,419 total responses.

10 Coolest Cars Under $18,000

The 2017 Kia Soul has been ranked by Kelly Blue Book as one of the 10 Coolest Cars Under $18,000. Kelly Blue Book has granted the car this honor based on its technology, design, and price point.

According to their website, the Kia Soul has a bold style, great versatility, and is surprisingly affordable. What the judges loved most though, is the stylish and functional interior. The 2017 model is the sixth year in a row that Kia Soul has been granted this award from KBB.com.

Best Compact Car for Families

The 2017 Kia Soul has been awarded the Best Compact Car for Families by U.S. News and World Report. This award is based on safety and reliability ratings, professional automotive reviews, the availability of family-friendly features, and the seating and cargo room that the vehicle has.

The Kia Soul received a high score of 8.8 out of 10 based on over 40 pieces of research. U.S. News felt that the Kia stood out for cargo space and had particularly comfortable seats. They also mention that the 2017 Kia Soul has an outstanding warranty compared to other vehicles in its class. This is the second year in a row that the Kia Soul has been given this award.

Best Compact Car for the Money

U.S. News and World Report have awarded the 2017 Kia Soul the award for Best Compact Car for the Money. It is ranked number one overall for compact cars on their website based on all of their research and ranking criteria.

Compared to other cars in its class, U.S. News and World Report feel that the Kia Soul has a very upscale interior, an energetic turbocharged engine, and considerable cargo space all for an excellent price. This ranking aims to inform car buyers of the best value vehicles on the market.

Whether you’re looking for a compact car that looks good and is comfortable to drive or you want something that has plenty of room to fit the whole family, the 2017 Kia Soul has something for everyone at a price that you simply cannot beat. Head to your nearest Kia dealer to learn more about the amazing features of the 2017 Kia Soul and test drive one today.

Kia Soul EV via Flickr by JayUny, and used under CC BY / Cropped From Original and Blurred License Plate