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Is the 2020 Kia Soul a good vehicle for teenagers to drive?

The Kia Soul received a pleasing overhaul for the 2020 model-year, with a further evolution of its unique design, as well as improved performance and a wide array of new premium features. Since the Soul is such a unique SUV, it’s a great choice for the typically independent-minded teenage drivers. This is further bolstered by the Soul’s high level of safety.

2020 Kia Soul: U.S. News & World Report Best SUV for Teens Award

The 2020 Kia Soul recently received the “Best SUV for Teens $25k to $30k” award from U.S. News & World Report. The award is based upon crash test scores, available advanced driver assistance features, and predicted reliability ratings. In addition to the award for the 2020 Soul, the 2019 Kia Forte earned the “Best Car for Teens $25k to $30k” award.

“We are honored that Forte and Soul took the top spot in their respective segments. These wins reflect Kia’s ‘Give It Everything’ spirit, the commitment to deliver world-class vehicles that stand out from the competition with a plethora of standard equipment, industry-leading warranty and outstanding craftsmanship.” – Orth Hedrick, Executive director, Car Planning & Technology, Kia Motors America.

Green 2020 Kia Soul driving on a gravel road

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Why did the 2020 Soul win the “Best SUV for Teens” award?

In honoring the 2020 Soul with the “Best SUV for Teens” award, U.S. News & World Report highlighted its IIHS Top Safety Pick+ rating and available Kia Drive Wise technology. The 2020 Soul is now available at dealerships nationwide, including right here at Kia Marin.

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