25 Press Releases
08/18/23 ID: 21030
KIA AMERICA DEBUTS ALL-ELECTRIC EV6 NORTH AMERICAN UTILITY VEHICLE OF THE YEAR LIMITED EDITION AT MONTEREY CAR WEEK
Today, Kia America debuted the 2023 EV6 North American Utility Vehicle of the Year Limited Edition1 at The Quail, a Motorsports Gathering. With only 1,000 examples set for production, the commemorative EV6 celebrates its exalted status after being recognized as winning the “Utility Vehicle of the Year” category in the North American Car, Truck and Utility Vehicle of the Year™ (NACTOY) competition in January 2023. The all-electric EV6 was recognized for excellence in categories including automotive innovation, design, and value by the NACTOY jury, which consists of 50 automotive experts from print, online, radio, and broadcast media.
08/15/23 ID: 21031
KIA RETURNS TO MONTEREY CAR WEEK WITH THE UPCOMING ALL-ELECTRIC EV9 SUV AND LIMITED-EDITION EV6
This Friday, Kia will return to Monterey Car Week with an expanded presence at The Quail, a Motorsports Gathering, and a one-two punch of its upcoming all-electric vehicles. The recently introduced, three-row EV9 SUV will share the stage at The Quail with an exclusive, style-driven EV6 model.
08/03/23 ID: 20910
KIA EV6 RECEIVES STRAIGHT A’S ON CARS.COM’S 2023 CAR SEAT FIT REPORT CARD
The 2023 Kia EV6 straight A’s on Cars.com’s 2023 Car Seat Fit Report Card, highlighting vehicles that received top scores from the outlet’s certified child passenger safety technicians.
07/10/23 ID: 20789
KIA EV6 AND TELLURIDE NAMED TO LIST OF SLASHGEAR’S BEST CARS OF 2023
SlashGear has named two Kia vehicles to its list of “Best Cars of 2023 – 10 of the Top Rated Picks.” The list is comprised of a wide number of categories, with the EV6 recognized as the “Best EV,” and the Telluride as the “Best Family SUV.”
05/15/23 ID: 20649
ELECTRIFYING KIA EV6 OFFERS MAKE DRIVING AWARD-WINNING CROSSOVER MORE AFFORDABLE
Kia America is making the award-winning EV6 crossover more affordable. From now to July 5, 2023, Kia America is offering a $7,500 EV lease bonus, applied as a capitalized cost reduction, on a lease of a new 2023 EV6 to well-qualified customers. From now until July 5, 2023, well-qualified lessees approved by Kia Finance can lease a 2023 EV6 Wind RWD for $499 a month for 36 months with $4,999 due at lease inception(3). Alternatively, for well-qualified buyers, Kia Finance America is offering up to $3,750 in standard-rate finance bonus cash towards the purchase of a new 2023 Kia EV6.
05/12/23 ID: 20643
KIA VEHICLES RANKED HIGHEST ACROSS MULTIPLE CATEGORIES IN INAUGURAL “BEST AUTOS OF 2023” FROM MONEY MAGAZINE
Seven Kia vehicles received the highest honors from the editors of Money in the magazine’s inaugural “Best Autos of 2023” awards. The Carnival MPV, K5, Soul, Sportage, Sportage Hybrid, Stinger, and Telluride each were named “Best Overall and Best Value” in their respective categories, and nine other Kia models were recognized as attribute winners. This is the first time that nearly every Kia model currently on sale was named to a single list of the automotive industry’s top vehicles.
05/10/23 ID: 20577
KIA AMERICA MAKES EV OWNERSHIP MORE ACCESSIBLE THROUGH NEW EDUCATION EFFORTS
As part of Kia’s focus on popularizing electric vehicles, the fast-growing brand continues its push to make EV ownership easier for more people. Kia America announced the company’s return to Electrify Expo. The nationwide tour will bring together leaders in electrification to discuss the future of the mobility industry. Kicking off in Long Beach, California, on Friday, May 19, attendees will have the opportunity to drive the Kia EV6, which was the winner of the esteemed North American Utility Vehicle of the Year™ award and the GT version, which was recently announced as winner of the 2023 World Performance Car, in addition to the multi award-winning Niro EV. Attendees also will be among the first to see the upcoming all-new EV9, Kia’s first dedicated three-row EV SUV1. Kia will participate in five Electrify Expo 2023 events, including: Long Beach, San Francisco, New York, Seattle and Miami.
04/05/23 ID: 20264
Kia EV6 GT crowned 2023 World Performance Car
Kia has achieved an outstanding result in this year's World Car Awards, with the Kia EV6 GT being crowned the 2023 World Performance Car.
04/03/23 ID: 20211
ALL-ELECTRIC 2023 KIA EV6 AND KIA NIRO HYBRID RECOGNIZED TO U.S. NEWS “2023 BEST HYBRID AND ELECTRIC CAR AWARDS”
Today, the all-electric 2023 Kia EV6 and the 2023 Kia Niro Hybrid were recognized as leading electrified vehicles by the editors of U.S. News and World Report in the “2023 Best Hybrid and Electric Car” awards. This is the first win for the Niro Hybrid, which was named “Best Hybrid SUV,” and it is the second year in a row that the EV6 was bestowed the top honor as “Best Electric Vehicle.”
03/21/23 ID: 20106
HAT TRICK: KIA TELLURIDE, ALL-ELECTRIC EV6, K5, WIN “2023 BEST CARS FOR FAMILIES” AWARDS FROM U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT
Three Kia models were awarded top honors in the annual “Best Cars for Families” rankings presented by the editors of U.S. News & World Report. The rugged and refined 2023 Kia Telluride SUV was named “Best 3-Row SUV for Families” for the fourth consecutive year, the all-electric 2023 Kia EV6 performance crossover was chosen as the first “Best Electric Vehicle for Families,” and the 2023 Kia K5 sedan earned its first title as “Best Midsize Car for Families.”
03/08/23 ID: 20016
Kia Niro and Kia EV6 GT Named as Top Three Finalists in 2023 World Car Awards
Two Kia models have been selected as a top three finalist in two categories for the 2023 World Car Awards. The Kia Niro has earned a position among the top three finalists for the World Car of the Year category, while the Kia EV6 GT has been named as a finalist in the World Performance Car category.
02/14/23 ID: 19876
TRIO OF KIA MODELS NAMED AMONG FINALISTS IN 2023 WORLD CAR AWARDS
Three Kia models have been named among the finalists across three categories in the 2023 World Car Awards. The Kia Niro is among the list of finalists for 2023 World Car of the Year, while its electrified variant, the Niro EV, is a finalist for the 2023 World Electric Vehicle category. And with a hair-raising 567 horsepower on tap, the EV6 GT is a finalist in the 2023 World Performance Car category.
01/17/23 ID: 19817
WIN-WIN: KIA EV6 AND KIA TELLURIDE NAMED TO 2023 CAR AND DRIVER 10BEST TRUCKS AND SUVS
Today, the all-electric 2023 Kia EV6 performance crossover and the rugged and refined 2023 Kia Telluride SUV were recognized as 2023 Car and Driver 10Best Trucks and SUVs. This award for the Telluride marks its fourth time on the list in four years, distinguishing Telluride as one of few vehicles to be named a 10Best Award winner for each year it has been on sale. The 2023 honor for the EV6 is the first win for a Kia electric vehicle on the highly selective 10Best Awards list.
01/11/23 ID: 19806
ALL-ELECTRIC KIA EV6 WINS 2023 NORTH AMERICAN UTILITY VEHICLE OF THE YEAR™
Today, the all-electric Kia EV6 was named North American Utility Vehicle of the Year™ by the North American Car of the Year (NACTOY) jury. This is the second occasion in four years that the NACTOY jury has named a Kia vehicle as its top choice in the category, and the first win for a Kia electric vehicle (EV).
12/28/22 ID: 19763
KIA IS MOST AWARDED BRAND IN 2023 CONSUMER GUIDE AUTOMOTIVE BEST BUY AWARDS
Kia is Consumer Guide Automotive’s most awarded brand in 2023 with the Soul, Seltos, Sportage, Sorento and EV6 receiving Best Buy awards. This is the ninth consecutive year that Soul has been honored in the subcompact crossover category, and third year in a row for the Seltos in the same segment. The all-electric EV6 and 2023 Sportage were named compact crossover winners, and Sorento was recognized by the editors of Consumer Guide Automotive in the midsize crossover category.