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US World Report Names 2016 Kia Soul on Best Cars for Families List

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The 2016 Kia Soul was named the Best Compact Car for Families for the second consecutive year

Having the perfect family car is a great way to make life easier, but not every parent wants to settle for a minivan or an SUV. For those who want a vehicle that’s more unique, the top choice for a family-friendly vehicle is the 2016 Kia Soul—and US News & World Report agrees.

The 2016 Kia Soul was recently named the Best Compact Car for Families, according to the prestigious magazine for the second year in a row.

“We’re honored that US News named the Soul the Best Family Car within the compact category for 2016,” said Orth Hedrick, vice president of product planning for Kia Motors America. “The iconic urban passenger vehicle has numerous features geared towards families on the go who are looking for advanced driver assistance systems, cutting-edge technology, spacious passenger seating, and cargo space.”

To determine the vehicles named on US World Report’s Best Cars for Families list, winners had to fit a number of categories. Each vehicle had to have top-notch professional automotive reviews, the best safety and reliability ratings, and great seating and cargo volume figures. They also had to have a number of family-friendly features. The vehicle with the highest composite score in its category was named the winner.

The Soul was recognized for a multitude of reasons, including its “roomy and comfortable passenger cabin” and endless number of safety features.