KIA K5 MIDSIZE SEDAN AND SORENTO SUV NAMED AMONG THE “BEST NEW CARS FOR 2021” BY AUTOTRADER

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The Popular 2021 Kia K5 Midsize Sedan and Sorento SUV Singled Out for Winning Combination of Value, Available Technology and Dynamic Driving Experience
  • All-new K5 lauded for roomy, high-tech interior, sharp handling and fresh new look
  • Redesigned Sorento chosen for luxury options and fun-to-drive capability
IRVINE, Calif., February 12, 2021 – 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.

“Having two all-new models, the K5 midsize sedan and the Sorento SUV, included among Autotrader’s ‘Best New Cars for 2021’ is a testament to Kia’s commitment to design, quality, and the ownership experience,” said Sean Yoon, president, Kia Motors North America & Kia Motors America. “This latest recognition of the Kia brand shows that our dedicated philosophy of building sporty sedans and capable SUVs is resonating with customers and the experts at Autotrader.”

Autotrader praised the K5 for its head-turning exterior and a roomy, high-tech interior. In addition, the K5’s high-end options, sharp handling, and fresh new look are cited as reasons the sporty midsize sedan was so appealing. Autotrader also noted its eye-catching design, especially in GT trim, rivaled that of some German sport sedan makers.

The 2021 Sorento was noted for its ability to transform from budget-friendly SUV to a near-luxury SUV with only a few options and it was praised for its handling characteristics, particularly in the rugged X-Line trim. Comparing the all-new Sorento to the award-winning Telluride, Autotrader noted Kia has captured the spirit of its wildly popular midsize SUV in a smaller and nimbler package.
 
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