5 Kia Models Receive 2021 Editors’ Choice Awards from Car and Driver

March 1st, 2021 by

2021 K5 GT-Line AWD

The Kia Telluride, Sorento, Soul, K5, and Rio have all earned a spot on the Car and Driver 2021 Editor’s Choice Award list of vehicles that represent 2021’s standard of excellence.

The winning vehicles were selected from more than 400 models tested by car and driver editors and awarded a seal of approval after rigorous instrumented testing.

“At Kia, we are continuously striving toward driver satisfaction, quality and overall value, and are honored to have vehicles across the lineup recognized by Car and Driver,” said Sean Yoon, president and CEO, Kia Motors America, Kia Motors North America. “Having not just one, but five models on the Editors’ Choice list speaks to our commitment to offer award-winning vehicles in any segment.”

The Car and Driver 2021 Editors’ Choice Award criteria includes the results of Car and Driver’s rigorous instrumented testing, the ranking each vehicle earns within its market segment, editors’ subjective evaluations of each vehicle’s performance, value, and how well it fulfills its intended mission. The full list of the 2021 Editors’ Choice award winners is available now at CarandDriver.com.

Kia Telluride: Mid-Size SUV

2021 Kia Telluride mid-size SUV

  • Lavish cabin
  • Affordable price point
  • Spacious and practical interior

Kia Sorento: Mid-size SUV


2021 Sorento Line Up Hybrid, SX, X-Line

  • Diverse selection of powertrains
  • Muscular exterior
  • Upscale interior
  • Satisfying ride handling

Kia Soul: Subcompact SUV

2021 Kia Soul

  • Distinct appearance
  • Generous interior accommodations
  • Lots of personality at an affordable price

Kia K5: Family Sedan

2021 K5 GT-Line AWD

  • High-quality exterior and interior
  • Available luxury options
  • Smooth power train

Kia Rio: Subcompact Car

2021 Kia Rio S

  • Simple yet elegant interior
  • Affordable price point
  • Standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
Posted in Awards, K5, Rio, Sorento, Soul, Telluride