Awards won by Kia - 2019

The Kia range kicked 2019 off to a winning start early by already claiming multiple awards. The entire award-winning Kia rage is available to view at the Birchwood Eastbourne and Washington showrooms. below are some of the awards won so far this year by both the Kia Brand and individual models:

  • Automotive Management Awards - Kia Motors UK - Franchise Partner of the Year

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Kia Picanto Red Exterior

Kia Picanto​

WhatCar? Car of the Year: Best City Car - Winning in the Best City Car category for another year in a row the Kia Picanto has mainly dominated the City Car awards category with its rivals failing to match its multiple ​strong points such as interior space, visibility, tech, running costs, overall ride and value for money. 

Kia Ceed Blue Exterior

Kia Ceed

WhatCar?: Best Family Car Less than £20,000 - just missing out last year the All-New Ceed has come back fighting winning 'Best Family Car' in the less than £20,000 category. Even entry-level 2 trim still comes with a healthy list of equipment, including a DAB radio, voice control and lane-keeping assistance.

Kia Niro White Side Exterior

Kia Niro, Niro PHEV and e-Niro 

WhatCar? Car of the Year: Overall Winner & Best Electric Car - ​Before even hitting the showrooms the Kia e-Niro has been awarded as the overall winner for Car of the Year. WhatCar have said: "Its huge real-world range helps, allowing you to get to where you’re going without any fear that you’ll end up stranded by the roadside. But it also makes a very practical family car, comes loaded with luxuries and strikes just the right balance of comfort and composure." 

Kia Sportage Red Exterior

Kia Sportage

Automotive Management Awards 2019: Best Used Car - turning a hat-trick into a haul the Sportage too the title of 'Used Car of the Year'  for the fourth year in a row proving there is no comparison to the benefits of purchasing a used Kia Sportage.


Kia Stinger Red Exterior

Kia Stinger

WhatCar?: Best Performance Car Less than £50,000 - The Stinger has come up strong in the Performance car category WhatCar? have said: "If You're looking for maximum bang for your buck, it’s hard to look past the Kia Stinger GT S, which has the more affordable end of the performance car category pretty much sewn up at present."