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Kia Motors Niro wins Car of the Year from U.K. magazine

Jan 25,2019
Kia Motors said Thursday its Niro electric vehicle has won British consumer magazine and website What Car?’s Car of the Year Award.

Kia said the model received high scores for its long range and reasonable price. The Niro also won the Electric Car of the Year.

This year’s What Car? awards were given to 25 models in various categories.

Kia and its larger affiliate Hyundai Motor have won a total of nine What Car? awards this year, the companies said in a statement.

Kia’s Picanto was named the best City Car of the Year, with its Cee’d compact winning the best Family Car for less than £20,000. Kia’s Stinger fastback sports sedan received the best Performance Car for less than £50,000. Hyundai said its Ioniq passenger car was given the Hybrid Car of the Year Award.