13 Press Releases
03/09/21 ID: 17184
KIA SORENTO AND K5 ACHIEVE TOP 10 FOR THE 2021 WORLD CAR OF THE YEAR AWARDS
The Kia Sorento and K5 have both been selected to the Top 10 for this year’s World Car of the Year (WCOTY) Awards. The nominations follow Kia’s big wins last year, as the Telluride was named ‘World Car of the Year’ and the Soul EV ‘World Urban Car.’
03/02/21 ID: 17092
KIA AMONG BRANDS WITH MOST 2021 IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK PLUS AND TOP SAFETY PICK VEHICLES WITH EIGHT AWARDS
The overall number of Kia vehicles to receive an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) Top Safety Pick Plus (TSP+) and Top Safety Pick (TSP) award has increased to eight. The IIHS recently awarded TSP+ to the all-new K5 sedan, which received “Good” ratings in the IIHS crashworthiness tests. The popular-selling Seltos also received TSP status.
02/12/21 ID: 17061
KIA K5 MIDSIZE SEDAN AND SORENTO SUV NAMED AMONG THE “BEST NEW CARS FOR 2021” BY AUTOTRADER
Two of Kia’s newest and most popular models, the K5 midsize sedan and the Sorento SUV, have been named among the “Best New Cars for 2021” by Autotrader, marking the latest industry awards for Kia’s world-class model lineup.
02/11/21 ID: 17059
ALL-NEW KIA K5 RECEIVES 2021 MOTORWEEK DRIVERS’ CHOICE AWARD
The Kia K5 has earned a 2021 MotorWeek Drivers’ Choice Award, taking the win in the Best Family Sedan category. MotorWeek, television's longest running automotive magazine show, annually judges the best new cars and trucks of the year. Editors evaluate vehicles based on a variety of factors, taking into account trends and innovations, value, and reliability, among others.
12/29/20 ID: 16863
Kia K5 and Sorento win 2020 GOOD DESIGN Awards
Kia Motors has earned two prestigious design prizes for its latest models, as the new third-generation Kia K5 sedan and fourth-generation Kia Sorento SUV won accolades in the Transportation category of the annual GOOD DESIGN Awards.
12/21/20 ID: 16843
KIA K5 PICKS UP CARBUZZ’S 2020 PEOPLE’S CAR AWARD
The all-new Kia K5 has been named a winner in CarBuzz’s 2020 People’s Car Awards, which recognizes the best all-around vehicle selling for less than the average new car transaction price. This year, editors pegged that price at around $38,000 in the U.S., but the boldly designed and turbocharged K5 undercuts that by thousands - in even the top-trim level.
12/17/20 ID: 16837
KIA K5 AND TELLURIDE EARN 2021 EDMUNDS “TOP RATED” AWARDS
The Kia K5 has been named “Edmunds Top Rated Sedan” in the 2021 Edmunds Top Rated Awards. Joining the K5, the Telluride has earned the top spot as “Edmunds Top Rated SUV” for the second year in a row.
10/15/20 ID: 16750
ALL-NEW KIA K5 GOES HEAD-TO-HEAD – AND BEATS – THE COMPETITION
The introduction of the all-new 2021 K5 midsize sedan continues as Kia Motors America (KMA) debuts the latest broadcast spot highlighting the dynamic performance, revolutionary design and enhanced safety features of the brand’s most powerful midsize sedan ever.
09/18/20 ID: 16708
KIA’S MOST POWERFUL MIDSIZE SEDAN, THE ALL-NEW K5, GOES PRIMETIME FOR THE 72nd EMMY® AWARDS TELECAST
Kia Motors America’s groundbreaking introduction of the all-new 2021 K5 continues with this weekend’s 72nd Emmy® Awards telecast. In a year full of firsts, Kia, in partnership with the Television Academy, is implementing a first-of-its-kind integration where the K5 will be prominently featured in what are sure to be the most high-profile and unforgettable moments during the telecast. Each K5 appearance will highlight the style, performance and driving dynamics of Kia’s most powerful midsize sedan ever.
08/31/20 ID: 16610
ALL-NEW KIA K5 GOES PRIMETIME WITH CREATIVE BROADCAST CAMPAIGN & FIRST-OF-THEIR-KIND PARTNERSHIPS ON NETWORK TV SHOWS
The introduction of Kia’s most powerful midsize sedan ever – the all-new 2021 K5 – continues as Kia Motors America (KMA) launches a creative broadcast campaign and embarks on never-before-seen marketing partnerships with network shows including NBCUniversal’s America’s Got Talent and the 72nd Emmy® Awards telecast. The initiatives come hot on the wheels of the first-ever K5 Live “Triple Threat Stunt” – which took place in July – and will continue showcasing the all-new K5 midsize sedan in unique and unexpected ways.
07/31/20 ID: 16493
KIA MOTORS' ALL-NEW K5 FLIES THROUGH THE AIR IN BREATHTAKING “TRIPLE THREAT STUNT”
To introduce the brand’s most powerful midsize sedan ever, Kia Motors America (KMA) executed a daring “Triple Threat Stunt” performed by professional stunt drivers on a track outside Atlanta. The Triple Threat Stunt featured two turbocharged K5 models sailing through the air in opposite directions as a third K5 model slid into position below the airborne pair. The Triple Threat Stunt served as the kick-off of a multi-channel marketing campaign in support of the all-new 2021 K5 midsize sedan.
07/27/20 ID: 16480
KIA MOTORS’ SET TO UNLEASH ITS MOST POWERFUL MIDSIZE SEDAN EVER IN GROUNDBREAKING “LIVE” MARKETING CAMPAIGN
Kia Motors America (KMA) today is kicking off a multi-channel marketing campaign in support of the all-new 2021 K5. True to KMA’s “Give It Everything” philosophy, the wide-reaching, real-time “K5 Live,” effort will reset expectations by placing Kia’s most powerful mid-size sedan in situations previously untouched in this traditionally conservative category.
06/30/20 ID: 16347
ALL-NEW 2021 KIA K5 SET TO DISRUPT AND INSPIRE THE MID-SIZE SEDAN MARKET
Nearly a decade after the 2011 Kia Optima paved the way for one of the auto industry’s most significant growth and achievement stories, Kia Motors America (KMA) is resetting expectations once again with the reveal of the all-new K5 mid-size sedan. Representing one of the biggest leaps forward between generations in recent automotive history, the K5 celebrates this bold new chapter in Kia’s story with an equally bold name to emphasize the mid-size sedan’s revolutionary design, all-new safety and performance enhanced “N3” platform, turbocharged engines, available all-wheel drive1, and high-impact technology. In other words, Kia’s “Give It Everything” philosophy in the U.S. is evident and “alive” in this new machine.