The 2008 Kia Sorento is the top ranking midsize SUV
in AutoPacific, Inc.'s 2008 Vehicle Satisfaction Awards (VSA), an
industry benchmark for objectively measuring owner satisfaction of new
vehicles. In this competitive segment, Sorento received a higher rating
than the Hummer H3, Jeep Liberty, Dodge Nitro and Nissan Xterra.
"Sorento's recognition by AutoPacific's Vehicle
Satisfaction Awards shows that you don't have to spend a lot to be
satisfied with your new vehicle purchase," said Tom Loveless, vice
president, sales of Kia Motors America (KMA). "In these difficult
economic times, it is good to know that you can still purchase an SUV
with great amenities, options and standard safety features, and be
satisfied with your decision."
The 2008 VSA are
based on survey responses from more than 34,000 vehicle owners who
purchased a new 2008 model year car or truck between September and
December 2007. Respondents rate 46 attributes for importance in the
purchase decision and satisfaction after purchase.
2008 Sorento was recently recognized by The Car Book as a "Best Bet" in
the Midsize SUV category and received the National Highway Traffic
Safety Administration (NHTSA) five-star crash safety rating in all four