Archive for the ‘Kia Soul’ Category

Which 2018 Kia models earned highest safety rating from IIHS?

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017
2018 Top Safety Pick Plus Kia Soul Exterior Driver Side Profile Sunset

We can talk about safety features and prevention methods all day, but unless the institutes that tell consumers how safe a vehicle is give our automobiles the nod it all means nothing. That’s why we were extremely pleased to discover that two of our new 2018 model year vehicles earned the highest safety rating possible from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, AKA the IIHS. But which models earned the designation? The 2018 Kia Soul & 2018 Kia Sportage. (more…)

What song is in the new Kia Soul Turbo commercial?

Monday, July 10th, 2017
What song is in the new Kia Soul Turbo commercial_o

Can you believe it’s been roughly eight years since the Kia hamsters first made their appearance on our television sets? In that first video, the hamsters danced to the iconic Black Sheep jam “The Choice is Yours” and have used many other great songs including hits from LMFAO, Maroon 5 and Lady Gaga. For the new commercial introducing the Kia Soul Turbo, called The Arrival, the new baby hamster is running through a hospital to the legendary sound of Motörhead’s ‘Ace of Spades.’ (more…)

Soul, Forte, Cadenza, Niro & Sorento Receive IQS Segment Awards

Monday, June 26th, 2017
J.D. Power 2017 Initial Quality Nameplate Study Kia Results_o

J.D. Power 2017 Initial Quality Nameplate Study Kia Results

The J.D. Power 2017 Initial Quality Study is always one of the most exciting series of awards each year, as manufacturer and consumer both take it extremely seriously. Last year, Kia ended up at the very top of the nameplate list, and this year they’ve repeated the feat. Reclaiming their spot as one of the most trusted brands in American came in part from five different models earning IQS segment awards, including the Soul, Forte, Cadenza, Niro and Sorento. (more…)

Which 2017 Kia models are the Best Cars for Families?

Monday, March 20th, 2017
Which 2017 Kia models are the Best Cars for Families?

U.S. News & World Report might not be an automotive-specific publication, but they are certainly respected in the industry. Each year they release a few lists that consumers certainly take note of, like the Best Cars for the Money list that we spoke about just a few weeks ago. Now this month, they’ve released a list of the Best Cars for Families, and we’re excited to be able to say that two 2017 Kia models made the list: the 2017 Kia Cadenza and 2017 Kia Soul. (more…)

Why purchase a 2017 Kia Soul?

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017
2017 Kia Soul Specs & Features_o

2017 Kia Soul Specs & Features

There is plenty that make the 2017 Kia Soul an excellent option in the subcompact hatchback sedan market, in addition to having pretty incredible commercials. For instance, there are three different trim levels, each with their own powertrain option and plenty of features to make it an excellent option in its segment. We thought we’d dive into some of the specs & features to give you a better idea of just how great the 2017 Kia Soul is. (more…)

2017 Kia Sorento, Soul Recognized for Value

Monday, February 20th, 2017
Kia Models Named Best Cars for the Money_o

Kia Models Named Best Cars for the Money

We are right in the thick of auto show season, which means we’re also pretty much smack-dab in the middle of awards season, as several of the big-name publications and websites are revealing the winners of their annual awards. There are a ton of awards out there, recognizing excellence in everything from safety, to value to being the best cars for certain types of drivers and everything in between. Just a couple of weeks ago, two of our own vehicles were recognized with some pretty exciting awards by U.S. News & World Report, as they named the 2017 Kia Soul and 2017 Kia Sorento among their Best Cars for the Money. (more…)

What are the Color Options for the 2016 Kia Soul?

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016
2016 Kia Soul Exterior Color Options and Specs

2016 Kia Soul Exterior Color Options and Specs

There are a few words that are used over and over again to describe the 2016 Kia Soul. For example, its shape has been described as iconic.  It was the first of the boxy cars to enter the U.S. market and is one of the few still selling. Another example of a word closely associated with the Kia Soul is funky. The Kia soul has a funky vibe, it’s cool, unexpected and people want to own it. We have the hamsters to thank, in part, for that. Let’s take a closer look at the 2016 Kia Soul and its exterior color options and specs.  (more…)

When will the Turbocharged 2016 Kia Soul be available?

Monday, July 11th, 2016
2016 Turbocharged Kia Soul Release Date

2016 Turbocharged Kia Soul Release Date

If you know Kia, you know the hamsters. These hamsters appeared in the first Kia ad and have taken on a life of their own. They originally were meant to symbolize getting off the hamster wheel and living your own unique life. The idea was that that they just go round and round on their hamster wheels with out direction and no real reason. Do you want to be a mindless hamster or do you want to break free and drive a Kia. Kia drivers know why they are driving, where they are going, and they experience life fully. Since that commercial aired in hidden at the end of the latest hamster video are the words “Turbo (winter 2016)” If you look on the left hand side of the screen you will see GAS-ELECTRIC-TURBO (WINTER 2016). We are all wondering when the 2016 turbocharged Kia Soul release date will be.  (more…)

NEW Kia Soul Hamsters Commercial Released

Thursday, May 26th, 2016
all-new kia soul hamsters commercial

The Kia Soul hamsters are back with more talents then ever before. In the new Kia Soul hamsters commercial to be released this weekend in theaters nationwide, your favorite rodents show off their musical talents and new looks while displaying the fun to drive 2016 Kia Soul. (more…)

What Kias are part of the Summer Sales Event at Hometown Kia?

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016
hometown Kia Summer sales event

There is no better way to start the summer off than with a new Kia from Hometown. With our Summer Sales Event happening right now you can save on brand new Kia models. To help you find the Kia that is perfect for your style, we’re going to show you exactly what Kias are part of the Summer Sales Event at Hometown Kia. (more…)