Kia Telluride and Soul EV Win World Car Awards

April 16th, 2020 by

So, who’s tired of hearing about the 2020 Kia Telluride? Yeah, not us either. It seems like every couple of weeks, the Kia Telluride wins an award. In 2019, it was non-stop, leading to the Kia Telluride winning the “Triple Crown of Automotive Awards”. Well, there’s no stopping this train, being the largest SUV in the Kia Motors lineup, but this time the lovely Kia Soul EV joins the Kia Telluride in winning awards during the 2020 World Car Awards. Kia Motors won big at the 2020 World Car Awards with the Kia Telluride winning “World Car of the Year” and the Kia Soul EV named as the “World Urban Car”.

2020 World Car Awards

The World Car Awards (WCA) is a program initiated, organized, and conducted by automotive journalists from a variety of backgrounds. Every year, the World Car Awards are held to reflect the reality of the global marketplace, as well as recognize exceptional vehicles, and to reward and inspire excellence, leadership, and innovation in the ever-changing automotive industry. Going into its 16th year, there’s no stopping the WCA from naming their favorites. With an independent international jury consisting of 86 highly experienced, well-respected automotive journalists from 24 countries across the globe. Although not meant to compete with existing national and regional Car of the Year programs, can we really ignore another award for the 2020 Kia Telluride?

Kia Motors Wins at WCA

“Everyone at Kia is truly honored to receive not just one, but two awards from the World Car of the Year judging panel…This is one of the hardest-fought competitions in the global automotive industry, proving that the Telluride and Soul EV are both truly outstanding vehicles. These accolades are a testament to the talents and efforts of a worldwide team, who all strive to create desirable, high-quality and practical cars that drivers love.” – Thomas Schemera, Executive Vice President and Head of Product Division at Kia Motors Corporation

With over 70 awards already won by the Kia Telluride since its release in 2019, the WCA “World Car of the Year” title is just another accolade added to the collection, but one we’re proud of. The judging panel chose the Telluride for its distinctive design and impressive practicality, merging strong exterior design with a spacious and high-quality interior cabin that can seat up to eight passengers. Plus, with the amount of advanced technologies, all-wheel drive, and driver-assistance systems made available in various Kia Telluride trims, this is a family SUV that doesn’t need to stick to the regular roads. The 2020 Kia Telluride was built for a little adventure.

Then there’s the compact Kia Soul EV, equipped with a powerful battery-electric powertrain. Consumers have the choice of a 64 or 39.2 kWh battery pack, the former offering a driving range of up to 280 kilometers on a single charge, give or take with regenerative braking. One of the best all-electric vehicles out on the market today, the Kia Soul EV is ideal for both, the urban environment and beyond city limits. In fact, it was named the ideal car for the city by the jury thanks to its zero-emission performance and impressive electric range that fits in a compact and bold design with plenty of practical, everyday uses.

As long as the COVID-19 pandemic is going on, we are Miami Lakes Automall will take measures to help our consumers purchase a car during the Coronavirus pandemic. Contact us for a test drive right in your neighborhood for a good feel of the vehicle on everyday roads.

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