Kia Sorento And K5 Achieve Top 10 For The 2021 World Car Of The Year Awards
IRVINE, Calif., March 9, 2021 -- The Kia Sorento and K5 have both been selected to the Top 10 for this year's World Car of the Year (WCOTY) Awards. The nominations follow Kia's big wins last year, as the Telluride was named 'World Car of the Year' and the Soul EV 'World Urban Car.'
All-new for 2021, the fourth generation Sorento features head-turning design, more off-road capability, and proven safety tech. With a bold new name representing Kia's engineering and consumer confidence, the K5 sets a new standard among midsize sedans with its revolutionary design and powerful turbocharged engine lineup.
"Now in their 17th year, the World Car Awards were inaugurated to reflect the reality of the global marketplace and to recognize, reward and inspire excellence, leadership and innovation in a rapidly changing automotive industry on a global scale," said Beth Rhind, co-founder and Executive Director at World Car Awards.
The winners of the World Car Awards will be announced April 20 and are decided by an independent international jury of 93 acclaimed automotive journalists from 28 countries around the world.
About Kia Motors America
Headquartered in Irvine, California, Kia Motors America continues to top quality surveys and is recognized as one of the 100 Best Global Brands. Kia serves as the "Official Automotive Partner" of the NBA and offers a complete range of vehicles sold through a network of more than 750 dealers in the U.S., including cars and SUVs proudly assembled in West Point, Georgia.*
*The Telluride, Sorento and K5 are assembled in the United States from U.S. and globally sourced parts.
SOURCE Kia Motors America