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2016 Kia Optima and Sedona Named Best Family Cars for 2016

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The 2016 Kia Sedona minivan was named a Best Family Car of 2016 along with the 2016 Optima

Kia has been making waves with its new design philosophy—and it looks like that’s not going to stop anytime soon. The Korean carmaker recently added two new trophies to its trophy shelf. Both the 2016 Kia Optima sedan and 2016 Kia Sedona minivan were named on Kelley Blue Book’s 16 Best Family Cars for 2016 list.

The prestigious car website praised the vehicles for their family-oriented features, modern technologies, and sleek designs.

A Luxurious Minivan: See why the 2016 Kia Sedona is the Best Family Car

“During our extensive testing in real world use, we found both the Kia Sedona minivan and Kia Optima sedan offered many of the virtues that family car purchases love—a full list of features, a high level of build quality, and low acquisition costs,” said Jack R. Nerad, executive editorial director and executive market analyst of Kelley Blue Book’s “When looking at the car market through the family friendly lens, Kia vehicles deserve serious consideration.

Best Buy for Families: Find out what other awards the 2016 Optima has earned

Each of these Kia models blend function with a modern style, leaving both parents and children impressed. The models truly shine when it comes to affordability, though. In fact, the 2016 Optima was recently named’s 2016 Best Buy Award recipient, thanks to its abundance of features and family friendly versatility.

The next time you’re looking for a great family car, it’s probably a good idea to think of Kia first.