Buzz & Recognition
|2013 IIHS Top Safety Pick|
Winners of the 2013 Top Safety Pick must receive the highest rating of “Good” in all 4 of our crashworthiness tests (frontal offset, side, rear, and roof strength). Winners must also have electronic stability control.
|Consumers Digest named the 2013 Kia Soul a Best Buy|
"Best Buy" recipients are based on what vehicles Consumers Digest believes offers the most value for the money in their respective vehicle classes. The concept of "value," according to Consumers Digest, is based on a vehicle's purchase price and ownership costs relative to subjective factors like comfort, performance, styling and utility.
|NHTSA 5-Star Side-Impact Crash Rating|
Starting with 2011 models, NHTSA has introduced tougher tests and rigorous new 5-Star Safety Ratings that provide more information about safety feature performance and crash avoidance technologies.