KIA STINGER NAMED FINALIST FOR 2018 NORTH AMERICAN CAR OF THE YEAR AWARD
11/30/17 | ID: 13306
11/14/17 | ID: 13121
Kia Motors America|Models|Front 3/4|2018 Stinger
2018 Stinger GT2 RWD

Stinger is the First Kia to Place Amongst the Final Three for Prestigious Award 

LOS ANGELES, November 30, 2017 – Designed in Frankfurt and developed on the Nürburgring, the all-new Kia Stinger fastback sport sedan was named as one of three finalists for the 2018 North American Car of the Year.

“Today marks an important milestone in Kia’s history and the jurors’ acknowledgement of Stinger’s world-class style, performance and value honors the global research, development and planning teams that ushered the Stinger from concept car dream to reality,” said Justin Sohn, president and CEO, Kia Motors America.

Initiated in 1994, the North American Car, Truck and Utility Vehicle awards are judged by 60 automotive journalists from the United States and Canada. Jurors determined the finalists after evaluating dozens of new vehicles based on segment leadership, innovation, design, safety, handling, driver satisfaction and value for the dollar. 

About Kia Motors America

Headquartered in Irvine, California, Kia Motors America continues to top quality surveys and is recognized as one of the 100 Best Global Brands and 50 Best Global Green Brands by Interbrand.   Kia serves as the "Official Automotive Partner" of the NBA and LPGA and offers a complete range of vehicles sold through a network of nearly 800 dealers in the U.S., including cars and SUVs proudly built in West Point, Georgia.*

For media information, including photography, visit www.kiamedia.com.  To receive custom email notifications for press releases the moment they are published, subscribe at www.kiamedia.com/us/en/newsalert.

* The Sorento and Optima GDI (EX, SX & Limited and certain LX Trims only) are assembled in the United States from U.S. and globally sourced parts.



###

Press Release Information Accuracy Disclaimer
Information posted in press releases on the Kia Media website was accurate at the time of posting but may be superseded by subsequent releases or other information.
Media Contacts
James Bell
Director, Corporate Communications
phone: (949) 468-4625
mobile: (949) 344-8803
Brian Devenny
Sr. Account Supervisor
phone: (949) 468-4818
mobile: (201) 696-1875
Top