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Kia’s Soul and Forte Koup named to MSN Autos’ 10 Great Cars for Less Than $20,000 list

The two vehicles were commended for first-rate designs, fuel efficiency and low prices.

By Sophia GioielloPublished: December 13, 2011 07:10 AM

Irvine-based Kia Motors America had two of its vehicles named to MSN Autos’ 10 Great Cars for Less Than $20,000 list. The automaker was the only company to have two vehicles selected for list.

The 2012 Soul and Forte Koup were both praised for offering outstanding interior space and performance features at low prices.

MSN Autos acknowledged Kia’s 2012 Soul hatchback was for its enhanced fuel economy, increased power and updated appearance. In addition the Forte Koup received praise for its performance features, first-rate design and fuel efficiency.

Michael Sprague, vice president of marketing and communications for Kia Motors America, said, “MSN Autos’ selection of Soul and Forte Koup for its 10 Great Cars for Less Than $20,000 list reflects the value Kia vehicles provide consumers, with a host of standard technology, safety and convenience features. Kia’s technology-laden, fun-to-drive, uniquely-styled vehicles continue to attract new customers to the Kia brand, as evidenced by 15 consecutive months of sales records.”


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