Awards

Awards

All-new Sorento Kia Sorento Kia Sorento Awards

Sorento

  • Best AWD SUV $50,000 - $65,000 (Sorento Platinum) - Australia's Best Cars 2015
  • Best Family Wagon (Sorento SLi) - Australia's Best Cars 2015
  • Drive Car Of The Year 2015: Best Family SUV  - Drive
  • Car Of The Year 2015 (overall winner) - Carsguide
  • Gold Star Value Award Medium SUV 7-seat under $60K (Sorento Si) - Wheels Magazine
  • 5-Star NHTSA Rating - NHTSA
  • Best 7-seat SUV Under $60,000 - OzRoamer Magazine
  • Outstanding Product Design - Red Dot
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All-new Optima Silver Kia Optima Platinum Profile View Kia Optima Awards

Optima

  • Best Medium car under $50,000 (Optima GT) - Australia's Best Car
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White Kia Carnival Platinum

Carnival

  • Drive Car Of The Year 2015: Best People Mover - Drive
  • 2015 Car of the Year - Korea Automobile Journalist Association
  • 10 Best Interiors List - WardsAuto World Magazine
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Silver Kia Cerato Sedan Profile View

Cerato

  • Gold Star Value Award small car under $25K (Cerato S) - Wheels Magazine
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KKMG

  • Winner of Gorden Millar Award - AVL
Kia Rondo

Rondo

  • Gold Star Value Award People Movers Under $60K (Rondo Si) - Wheels Magazine
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Kia Soul

Soul

  • Canadian Residual Value Award - ALG
  • 2015 Most Popular Vehicle - Edmunds.com
  • 10 Coolest Cars Under $18,000 - Kelly Blue Book
  • Outstanding Product Design - Red Dot
  • Best Value in America - Vincentric
  • Green Car of the Year - Automobile Journalists Associatoin of Canada (AJAC)
  • Best Cars for Family in Hatchback - U.S. News & World Report
  • 2015 'Best Electric Car' - Motoring TV
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Kia Sportage

Sportage

  • Sportage - Leader in the Small SUV category - J.D. Power
  • Sportage - Best Small SUV - J.D. Power VDS
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2014 Awards

Kia Rondo

Rondo

  • Winner of Van Category - Auto Magazín
  • Motorsnorth Car of the Year - Best Family MPV - Motorsnorth
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Kia Rio 5 Door

Rio

  • Entry Level Car of the Year - Niggeria Auto Award
  • Overall Winner in the Light Sedan Category - Car Magazine
  • Class Winner - Australian New Car Buyer
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GT4 Stinger

  • Good Design Awards - Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design
  • 2014 IDEA Silver - IDSA
Kia Soul

Soul

  • Active Lifestyle Vehicle of the Year - Active Lifestyle Vehicle program
  • 10 Best Back-to-School Cars - Kelly Blue Book
  • ‘Winner’ in the Exterior Volume Brand category - Automotive Brand Contest 2014
  • JD Power APEAL Award - JD Power
  • 2014 IDEA Bronze - IDSA
  • Best-In-Class Compact Car - AutoPacific with Vehicle Satisfaction Awards (VSA)
  • 2014 ‘Red Dot’ design award - Red Dot
  • Best New Cars of 2014 - About.com
  • iF Product Design Award - iF Design Awards
  • Car of the Year - Dagbladet, Autofil and Dinside.no
  • Next Green Car Awards 2014 - Next Green Car
  • 2014 Must Test Drive - AutoTrader.com
  • Good Design Awards - Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design
  • Best Buy Awards for 2015 - Consumer Guide Automotive
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Kia Cerato

Cerato

  • Edmunds' Top Rated Car - Edmunds.com
  • Best Value in America - Vincentric
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Kia Sorento

Sorento

  • Best SUV Over $40,000 - Drive’s annual Car Of The Year awards
  • Best Family Vehicle - Northwest Automotive Press Association
  • Large SUV Value-for Money Winner - Autobild
  • Polk Automotive Loyalty Award - Non-luxury Midsize CUV  Winner - Polk Automotive
  • Class Winner - Australian New Car Buyer
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Kia Optima

Optima

  • 'Plus X' Innovation Award - TÜV SÜD Product Service testing institute
  • Best-In-Class Mid-Size Car Award - AutoPacific with Vehicle Satisfaction Awards (VSA)
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Kia Sportage

Sportage

  • Initial Quality Study Award - J.D. Power and Associates
  • 2013 AWD SUV under $60,000 Car Of The Year - OzRoamer Magazine
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2013 Awards

Kia Cerato

Cerato

  • Best Family Saloon - Straits Times Torque
  • Family Sedan of the Year - Oneshift
  • Sedan of the Year - SgCarMart
  • Best New Compact Sedan of 2014 - Cars.com
  • Best Compact Sedan - Cars.com
  • 5-Star ANCAP Safety Rating - ANCAP
  • 10 Best Interiors - WARDSAUT
  • 1st Place in China Automobile Customer Satisfaction Index - China Association for Quality
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Kia Soul

Soul

  • 5-Star NHTSA Rating - NHTSA
  • ALG Residual Value Award - ALG
  • Active Lifestyle Vehicle of Year - Active Lifestyle Vehicle of Year
  • Coolest New Cars Under $18K - Kelly Blue Book
  • Initial Quality Study Award - J.D. Power and Associate
  • Best Car Deal Under $15,000 - Reader's Digest
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Kia Carnival

Carnival

  • 5-Star NHTSA Rating - NHTSA
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Kia Rondo

Rondo

  • Golden Steering Wheel - Auto Świat
  • Golden Steering Wheel - Bild am Sonntag and AutoBild
  • Best MPV - Scottish Car of the Year Awards
  • 5-Star Safety Rating - Euro NCAP
  • Reddot Design Award - Reddot
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Kia Sorento

Sorento

  • Best SUV OVer $40,000 - Drive
  • 5-Star Safety Rating - National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
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Kia Rio 5 Door

Rio

  • 1st Place in China Automobile Customer Satisfaction Index - China Association for Quality
  • Best Ultra-Light Tow Car - Practical Carava
  • Drivers' Choice Award for Best Subcompact Car
  • Best Value for Money - all-Ukrainian Contest "Car of the Year 2013 in Ukraine"
  • Best one in A-B Class - all-Ukrainian Contest "Car of the Year 2013 in Ukraine"
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Kia Sportage

Sportage

  • 1st Place in China Automobile Customer Satisfaction Index - China Association for Quality
  • One of 10 Best Back-To-School Cars - Kelly Blue Book
  • Most Satisfying Compact Crossover SUV - AutoPacific Award
  • Initial Quality Study Award - J.D. Power and Associates
  • Car of the Year - Car of the Year Russia
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Kia Optima

Optima

  • Most Satisfying Mid-Size Car - AutoPacific Award
  • Car of the Year - all-Ukrainian Contest "Car of the Year 2013 in Ukraine"
  • International Car of the Year - Road & Travel Magazine
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