3 Press Releases
3 Press Releases
11/17/08 ID: 3591
2009 KIA SPECTRA
Amid a steady uptick in gasoline prices and during a time when fuel economy is top-of-mind for consumers, the Kia Spectra and Spectra5 are standouts, leading the pack with high marks for their thrifty fuel-sipping ability combined with high style and class-leading safety features. Adding to Spectra and Spectra5s appeal, the line is recognized by The Car Book as a Best Bet in the Compact category and the National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA) for five-star frontal crash safety rating in 2008. Spectra5 also is recognized by U.S. News & World Reports Best Cars and Trucks for being an affordable compact wagon. In 2007, the Spectra model line received two distinctions from Edmunds.com (Consumers Most-Wanted Wagons under $25,000 and Top 10 Cars under $15,000). These accolades paired with the Spectra sedan and five-doors style, outstanding safety features and exceptional value are sure to continue to impress consumers in 2009.
03/26/09 ID: 3611
KIA MODELS RECOGNIZED IN EDITORS' PICK LISTS
Kia Motors America (KMA) today announced the 2009 Kia Spectra, Rio5 and Rondo have been included in two MSN Autos Editors Top Pick lists. Kia Spectra (LX) and Rio5 are named to the Top 10 Cars for Less Than $15,000 list and Rondo is a top pick for Best Family Cars for Downsizing. The three vehicles are lauded for offering attractive pricing on top of an impressive combination of quality, space, comfort, value and warranty.
04/03/09 ID: 3614
2009 KIA RIO AND SPECTRA ON FORBES.COM "MOST FUEL-EFFICIENT CARS FOR THE BUCK" LIST
Recently named as one of the Greenest Vehicles of 2009 by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), Kia Motors America (KMA) today announced the 2009 Kia Rio sub-compact sedan has been recognized as the #2 pick for the Most Fuel-Efficient Cars for the Buck by Forbes.com. The 2009 Kia Spectra compact sedan was also recognized placing sixth on the Forbes.com list with both vehicles earning praise for their impressive fuel economies and low starting prices.