- Kia’s high-tech new-generation SUV tops Large SUV category in the 11th Women’s World Car of the Year Awards
- Voted for by 50 female motoring journalists, from 38 countries
- Follows category wins for XCeed and Soul EV in 2020
- Kia Sorento has been on sale in Europe from Q3 2020 with a 7-Year, 150,000km warranty
March 1, 2021 – The new Kia Sorento has dominated its category at the 2021 ‘Women's World Car of the Year’ (WWCOTY) awards, beating the competition to win Best Large SUV. This accolade marks the second year of success for Kia in the WWCOTY awards following category wins for XCeed (Best Urban Car) and Soul EV (Best Green Car) last year.
The all-female panel of experts will examine each of the nine category winners further and take a final vote to determine a single overall winner, which will be announced on March 8.
WWCOTY is composed of a jury of 50 female motoring journalists spanning 38 countries and five continents. Founded by journalist Sandy Myhre in New Zealand 11 years ago, the awards aim to identify the best cars of the year based on set principles that guide consumer choice. Sorento was one of three vehicles shortlisted for the Best SUV category and ultimately achieved the win due to outstanding credentials, including safety, quality, price, design, driving dynamics and environmental impact. Read More