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2014 Kia Soul Awards and Accolades

Awards and Accolades for the 2014 Kia Soul:

NHTSA OVERALL 5-STAR CRASH SAFETY RATING FOR THE 2014 SOUL

Starting with 2011 models, NHTSA has introduced tougher tests and rigorous new 5-Star Safety Ratings that provide more information about safety feature performance and crash avoidance technologies.

2014 Soul – ALG Award

KIA SOUL HAS A HIGHER RESIDUAL VALUE THAN ANY OTHER VEHICLE IN THE SUBCOMPACT UTILITY VEHICLE SEGMENT ACCORDING TO ALG

ALG predicts that the 2014 Kia Soul will retain the highest percentage of its MSRP in its segment after a three-year period. Award recipients are chosen after evaluation of vehicle criteria including segment competition, historical vehicle performance and industry trends.

2014 Soul – ALV Award

2014 SOUL NAMED ACTIVE LIFESTYLE VEHICLE OF THE YEAR IN THE URBAN SEGMENT

The Active Lifestyle Vehicle of the Year program recognizes vehicles which best meet the needs of buyers with active lifestyles through its awards, and gives the automakers opportunities to interact with elite and area athletes at an annual ride-and-drive program.

Edmunds.com Award

A TOP 10 BEST CAR FOR SHORT DRIVERS FOR 2013

Edmunds.com noted that the 2014 Soul has loads of available features, an attractive cabin with user-friendly controls and ample passenger space.

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