Kia’s Big and Adventurous Utility Agent Edges Out the Antagonism for Prestigious Award
– Telluride’s adult styling, incomparable levels of accepted accessories and bland ride and administration contributed to aboriginal anytime win for the Kia brand
– Accolade recognizes cartage that best represent safety, efficiency, value, advance in design, engineering arete and achievement of advised function
IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Kia Motors America’s (KMA) better agent anytime – the Telluride – has been awarded 2020 SUV of the Year by MotorTrend. With its adequate and anatomic interior, the Telluride stood out as a ample artefact that meets the needs of today’s avant-garde family, while its agitating amount caked it as a champ in the SUV segment.
2020 Kia Telluride called MotorTrend’s SUV of the Year
“The Telluride has been an actual success back its barrage beforehand this year, with an absorbing cardinal of consumers rediscovering Kia in the awful aggressive SUV articulation and added than 45,000 units awash to-date,” said Michael Cole, president, Kia Motors America. “Earning MotorTrend’s coveted SUV of the Year accolade is an account and a celebrated moment for the brand, confined to added reinforce Kia’s transformation to a world-class automaker.”
Designed in California and accumulated in Georgia, the 2020 Telluride’s adventurous and boxlike appearance and adult exoteric accents back a spirit of chance and possibility. That affect is adequate by its engineering, carrying an agreeable and confidence-inspiring active experience. The mid-size SUV offers absorbing autogenous affluence and an flush cabin, complemented by an arrangement of avant-garde technology and assurance systems1 featuring accepted Blind Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist Rear, Lane Following Assist, Rear Occupant Alert, Safe Exit Assist, Forward Collision Assist and accessible Highway Drive Assist, Driver Talk, multi-Bluetooth Connectivity and more.
“This year’s MotorTrend SUV of the Year antagonism was one of the best aggressive we’ve anytime had, which makes Kia Telluride’s win all the added significant,” said MotorTrend Editor-in-Chief Edward Loh. “Telluride actually nails our awards belief – it’s gorgeous, spacious, technology-laden, and offers a abundant ride for an astonishingly fair price. Congratulations to Kia and the Telluride team.”
With a added than 20-year history, the MotorTrend SUV of the Year accolade is one of the best approved ceremoniousness by all-around automotive manufacturers. SUV of the Year board are comprised of MotorTrend agents as able-bodied as two bedfellow judges, Johan de Nysschen, above arch of Audi of America, Infiniti Motor Co., and Cadillac analysis and Tom Gale, above arch of Chrysler design. Cartage are evaluated adjoin six key criteria: safety, efficiency, value, advance in design, engineering arete and achievement of advised action to actuate the finalists and ultimately, the winners.
About Kia Motors America
Headquartered in Irvine, California, Kia Motors America has been the accomplished ranked accumulation bazaar cast in antecedent affection for bristles afterwards years according to J.D. Power2 and is accustomed as one of the 100 Best All-around Brands by Interbrand. Kia serves as the “Official Automotive Partner” of the NBA and offers a complete ambit of cartage awash through a arrangement of about 800 dealers in the U.S., including cars and SUVs proudly accumulated in West Point, Georgia.*
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*The Telluride, Sorento and Optima (excluding Hybrid and Plug-In Hybrid) are accumulated in the United States from U.S. and globally sourced parts.
1 These appearance are not substitutes for safe driving, and may not ascertain all altar surrounding vehicle. Always drive cautiously and use caution.
2 Kia accustomed the everyman amount of appear problems amid accumulation bazaar brands in the J.D. Power 2015-19 U.S. Antecedent Affection Studies of new agent owners’ adventures with their own agent afterwards 90 canicule of ownership. Visit jdpower.com/awards for added details.
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