All-new K5 Wins Sedan Phase; Telluride is once more High-Rated SUV

  • K5 shocks the market with emotional design and opulent trip high quality
  • Telluride continues historic run with confirmed functionality and powerful worth

IRVINE, Calif., December 17, 2020 – The Kia K5 has been named “Edmunds High Rated Sedan” within the 2021 Edmunds High Rated Awards. Becoming a member of the K5, the Telluride has earned the highest spot as “Edmunds High Rated SUV” for the second 12 months in a row.

“Kia has a longstanding dedication to innovation, high quality and driver satisfaction, and we’re honored that the specialists at Edmunds are as soon as once more recognizing these values in our automobiles,” mentioned Sean Yoon, president & CEO, Kia Motors America, Kia Motors North America. “The award-winning Telluride and K5 signify success in two very completely different segments and are proof of the model’s ‘Give It All the pieces’ spirit.”

As a two-time Edmunds High Rated Awards winner, the Telluride’s reputation as an enormous and daring SUV is simple and has set a excessive bar for all Kia automobiles to attain. New for 2021 and representing a brand new chapter in Kia’s daring design, the K5 is the model’s strongest mid-size sedan ever providing drivers an impressed and technology-packed different to the normal sedan.

“We check over 300 automobiles yearly, and it’s clear that the K5 and Telluride are class winners,” mentioned Alistair Weaver, editor-in-chief at Edmunds. “The K5’s trip is as clean as these from some luxurious sedans, and it makes a putting first impression due to sharp design that is much more compelling than a few of its extra pedestrian-looking competitors. When it comes to SUVs, the Telluride has really modified our expectations for the section, due to its mixture of high-quality design, family-friendly performance and spectacular worth.”

Edmunds High Rated Award winners are chosen by the Edmunds editorial workforce primarily based on their knowledgeable opinion gathered throughout their car testing and rating course of. Edmunds’ editors chosen the general winners from a gaggle of finalists that consisted of every of the highest-ranked eligible new automobiles of their courses. Eligible automobiles underwent the complete Edmunds testing course of and had been rated primarily based on driving, consolation, inside, tech, storage and worth. See extra at:

About Kia Motors America

Headquartered in Irvine, California, Kia Motors America continues to high quality surveys and is acknowledged as one of many 100 Finest International Manufacturers. Kia serves because the “Official Automotive Accomplice” of the NBA and affords a whole vary of automobiles offered by way of a community of practically 750 sellers within the U.S., together with automobiles and SUVs proudly assembled in West Level, Georgia.*

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*The Telluride, Sorento and K5 are assembled in the USA from U.S. and globally sourced components.

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