FP TrendingApr 09, 2020 16:22:39 IST
The Kia Telluride has received the ‘2020 World Car of the Year' award at the 2020 World Car Awards. It was a good outing for the South Korean company with the Kia Soul EV grabbing the ‘Urban Car of the Year' award.
“Everyone at Kia is truly honoured to receive not just one, but two awards from the World Car of the Year judging panel,” said Thomas Schemera, Executive Vice President and Head of Product Division at Kia Motors Corporation.
World Car Awards issued a statement saying the Kia Telluride was selected among 29 vehicles from all over the world. The Kia Soul EV was shortlisted “from an initial entry list of eight World Urban Car contenders.”
The vehicles were awarded the prizes on the basis of votes by an international jury panel comprising 86 prominent automotive journalists from 24 countries.
The compact Kia Soul EV features a powerful battery-electric powertrain in two variants. It is available either with 64 or 39.2 kWh battery packs. The vehicle is able to travel up to 452 kilometers on a single charge.
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