Kia Soul, Rio win 2019 Consumer Guide Automotive Best Buy Award

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Awards, Kia News, Kia Soul, New Vehicles, Rio on Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 at 3:24 pm
2019 Kia Soul and 2019 Kia Rio

2019 Consumer Guide Kia vehicle winners

Kia has done it again! The automaker ended 2018 on a high note after earning a variety of awards. Not only did eight Kia models earn the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s top safety awards, but Kia was also recognized by Consumer Guide Automotive. Both the 2019 Kia Soul and 2019 Kia Rio sedan were Consumer Guide vehicle winners and earned the Best Buy Award. Kia’s 2019 Soul was chosen because of its ample passenger and cargo space in addition to its strong value pricing. The 2019 Kia Rio was recognized for its value, smooth driving experience and overall refinement for the price.

For nearly 50 years, experts at Consumer Guide Automotive log over 100,000 miles annually testing vehicles from all the leading manufacturers based on objective criteria, including features, performance, fuel economy and more. Over 150 new cars, trucks and SUVs are tested every year and each much prove to be a Best Buy not just based on objective ratings, but also by its ability to distinguish itself by being a good overall value for the money.


2017 Kia Soul Turbo by the ocean
Rio in Blue

What is new on the 2019 Kia Soul?

The Kia Soul ups the value for 2019 by adding even more standard technologies to the base model, including a rear camera and automatic headlights. The base model is also now available in a sleek Inferno Red paint color.

Read More: A first look at the new Kia Soul EV

What are the 2019 Kia Rio updates?

Kia adds a standard automatic transmission to the base LX model and makes Apple CarPlay and Android Auto standard on the S model and above. The EX trim has also been dropped from the lineup for 2019.



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