Kia has done it again! The automaker has landed two of its models in the top three finalists for two categories in the 2023 World Car Awards. The Kia Niro is up for the prestigious World Car of the Year title, while the Kia EV6 GT is a finalist for the World Performance Car category. With both models offering unique features and capabilities, Kia is proving yet again why it deserves to be among the top automotive manufacturers in the world.
The World Car Awards is a prestigious event that brings together 100 prominent international motoring journalists from 32 countries to evaluate a wide range of car models. The awards are considered the Oscars of the automotive industry, with categories that include design, performance, and eco-friendliness.
The Kia Niro is one of three finalists competing for the World Car of the Year award. The Niro is highlighted for its versatility, user-friendliness, and its offering of three electrified powertrains and innovative technology. The Niro has been praised for its practicality and efficiency, making it a popular choice for drivers who prioritize sustainability and practicality.
The Kia EV6 GT, on the other hand, is one of three finalists in the World Performance Car category. The Kia EV6 GT is a performance crossover that offers impressive power resources, with 585 horsepower and 740 Nm of maximum torque. It also boasts a large battery and 800-volt ultra-fast charging, making it an excellent choice for drivers who prioritize speed and power.
The Kia EV6 GT is based on the Kia EV6, which has already received two highly regarded awards: European Car of the Year 2022 and North American Utility Vehicle of the Year 2023. With such accolades under its belt, the EV6 GT is sure to impress judges and car enthusiasts alike.
The winners of the awards will be announced at an awards ceremony at the New York International Auto Show on April 5, 2023. The event will be broadcast live, and fans worldwide can tune in to see which models take home the top honors. Whether the Kia Niro or the EV6 GT takes home the award, Kia has already proven that it is a top contender in the automotive industry, and we can't wait to see what the future holds for this innovative brand.