Earth Day is an important day to honor mother earth and those who are taking steps to protect her. This is why around this time of year, many automotive industry lists are released honoring car brands that have outstanding eco-friendly vehicles. The Kia brand is pleased to announce that four Kia Vehicles we named as best electric and eco-friendly by Kelley Blue Book’s Want to know more about which vehicles we honored for being extra green? Keep reading for additional information.

The 2017 Kia Niro and the Kia Optima Hybrid were both named on the 10 best hybrid cars under $40,000. The 2017 Kia Optima PHEV was listed as a top plug-in hybrid car. And last but not least the 2017 Kia Soul EV was on the list of the five best electric cars under $40,000. Some of the features on the EV trim includes a climate control system, a navigation system, and the Kia UVO infotainment system.

“We’re very proud of the strides the Kia brand has been making to achieve its goal of increasing electrification and improving overall fuel economy by 2020,” said Orth Hedrick, vice president, Product Planning, KMA.  “Having four of our vehicles recognized by Kelley Blue Book as top ‘eco-friendly’ choices validates our priorities to the environment as well as our efforts to maximize affordability.”

You can check out any of these vehicles at Folsom Lake Kia near the Sacramento, CA area. We have other new and pre-owned Kia vehicles in stock as well. Our sales representatives are available to help you find the vehicle you are looking for. Talk to them for more information about the vehicles and to take a test drive. We hope to see you soon!