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Awards

Our globally recognized innovations and designs

2016

March
  • Awarded a 'Winner' in the 2016 Red Dot design awards | NEW K5
  • Named Best of the Best at red dot Design Awards in the product design category l sportage
January
  • Named winner of iF Design Award (Transportation) in Germany l K5/sportageR

2015

December
  • All-new 2016 Kia Optima and Sorento win ‘International Car of The Year’ Awards
  • 2016 Kia Optima earns Kelley Blue Book’s kbb.com Best Buy Award
  • Kia Sorento wins coveted Public Car of the Year title at Middle East Car of the Year Awards
July
  • Kia K900 (Quoris) sets record-high score in AutoPacific Vehicle Satisfaction Awards
  • 2015 Kia Sedona (Grand Carnival) receives J.D. Power APEAL award
June
  • Kia Motors earns best-ever ranking in 2015 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study
  • Ranked highest by J.D Power in the compact multi-purpose vehicle segment l Soul
  • Ranked highest by J.D Power in the Midsize SUV vehicle segment vehicle segment l Sorento
April
  • Named winner of the 2015 Best Interior Award by Ward’s Auto World in the U.S. l All New Sedona
March
  • Awarded a 'Winner' in the 2015 Red Dot design awards | Soul EV
  • Awarded a 'Honourable Mention' in the 2015 Red Dot design awards | all-new Sorento
February
  • Named winner of iF Design Award (Transportation) in Germany l Sorento

2014

December
  • Received the 2014 Good Design Awards in the Transportation category l New Quoris
  • Received the 2014 Good Design Awards in the Transportation category l Soul EV
  • Received the 2014 Good Design Awards in the Transportation category l GT Stinger
  • Named the Safest Car of the Year by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transportation l All New Sorento
  • Named the Safest Car of the Year by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transportation l All New Sedona
November
  • Received the Grand Prix from the Korea Society of Color Studies at 2014 Korea Color Awards (an industry minister level award) in Korea | All New Sedona
  • Received the Grand Prix from the Korea Society of Color Studies at 2014 Korea Color Awards (an industry minister level award) in Korea | All New Sorento
  • Received Grand Prix in the auto category at App Award Korea 2014 ㅣ Kia Launcher 2.0
August
  • Won golden award at the ARC Awards in the U.S. l 'MOVE' sustainability report
July
  • Received International Design Excellence Award (Silver honor) in the transportation category from IDSA in the U.S. l GT4 Stinger (concept)
  • Received International Design Excellence Award (Bronze honor) in the transportation category from IDSA in the U.S. l Soul (concept)
  • Received Platinum Award at the Vision Awards from the League of American Communications Professionals in the U.S. l 'MOVE' sustainability report
June
  • Named winner of the 2014 Best Interior Award by Ward’s Auto World in the U.S. l Soul
January
  • Named winner of iF Design Award (Transportation) in Germany l Soul

2013

November
  • Named winner of 2014 Residual Value Award by AGL in the U.S. l Soul
March
  • Named Best of the Best at red dot Design Awards in the product design category l pro_cee'd
  • Won red dot Design Award in the product design category in Germany l Carens
  • Won red dot Design Award in the product design category in Germany l cee'd
  • Won red dot Design Award in the product design category in Germany l cee'd SW

2012

December
  • Honored with the Design Innovation Award by the Web Award Korea l Quoris
November
  • Named winner of iF Design Award (Transportation) in Germany l pro_cee'd
  • Named winner of iF Design Award (Mobile Application) in Germany l Optima
June
  • Ranked highest by J.D Power in the compact multi-purpose vehicle segment l Soul
  • Named Best of the Best at red dot Design Awards (Communication) in Germany l Rio
March
  • Named winner of red dot Design Award (Transportation) in Germany l Picanto
  • Named winner of red dot Design Award (Transportation) in Germany l Rio
February
  • Named Best Sub-compact in Russia l Rio

2011

December
  • Named winner of iF Design Award (Mobile Application) in Germany l Picanto
November
  • Named winner of iF Design Award in Germany l Picanto
August
  • Won platinum award at the ARC Awards in the U.S. l 'MOVE' sustainability report
  • Named Best of the Best in Brand Design at the Automotive Brand Contest
May
  • Named winner of the Spotlight Award in the U.S. l Kia Motors
March
  • Named Best of the Best at red dot Design Awards (Transportation) in Germany l Optima
  • Named Best of the Best at red dot Design Awards (Transportation) in Germany l Sportage R

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