Kia’s Standard SUV Earns Spot on Checklist for Second Consecutive 12 months

  • Telluride maintains its luster amongst discipline of recent opponents for 2021
  • Model, efficiency and worth proceed to impress skilled judges

IRVINE, Calif., November 19, 2020 – The Telluride has been named to Automotive and Driver’s 10Finest record for 2021, marking the second yr in a row the massive and daring SUV has earned a spot among the many esteemed group of autos. The extremely regarded awards acknowledge the neatest, most entertaining automobiles, vans, SUVs, and vans on sale at the moment.

“We’re excited to incorporate the Kia Telluride in Automotive and Driver’s 10Finest for the second yr in a row,” stated Sharon Carty, editor-in-chief of Automotive and Driver. “We stay impressed with what number of options you get for Telluride’s base worth of $33,160, that it’s a pleasure to drive and even how adept it’s off highway. We discover ourselves recommending the Telluride again and again to pals looking for massive SUVs, which is an indication of how a lot we prefer it.”

The Telluride competed towards 57 different autos—automobiles, vans, SUVs, and vans—to earn its spot on the record of ten autos. Specialists on the famend automotive publication judged opponents primarily based on worth, mission achievement, and highway manners. The sector included all-new or considerably up to date autos with a base worth beneath $90,000, together with final yr’s winners.

“This award is a badge of honor we put on with delight,” stated Sean Yoon, president and CEO, Kia Motors America. “It’s tremendously rewarding to know the business’s most keen-eyed specialists acknowledge the excessive stage of expertise and engineering we invested into the Telluride. We stay up for being a mainstay on this record for years to come back.”

For 2021, the Telluride acquired minor enhancements together with a particular look package deal, the Dusk Version.

About Kia Motors America

Headquartered in Irvine, California, Kia Motors America continues to top of the range surveys and is acknowledged as one of many 100 Finest International Manufacturers. Kia serves because the “Official Automotive Associate” of the NBA and provides an entire vary of autos bought via 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 america from U.S. and globally sourced components.

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