Thousands of people voted at the Auto Express Driver Power 2019, the largest UK, most comprehensive car satisfaction poll.
Based on car owners providing feedback, KIA was able to achieve a celebratory victory, ranking highest in three categories with our very popular KIA car models.
The KIA Picanto was awarded 'Best City Car'. The KIA Picanto was commended for the Hill-start Assist Control feature as standard and the Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist available from the ‘3’ grade model and onwards.
The KIA Sorento also won in the Large SUV category with ‘Practicality and Boot Space’ in first place, which isn't surprising as the Sorento offers a boot capacity of 605 litres!
The KIA Rio took the top spot in the Supermini Category, winning on ‘MPG and Running Costs’ and ‘Reliability and Build Quality with the 1.0 T-GDi 99bhp powered version that offers fuel consumption and CO2 emissions from 48.7mpg and 114g/km*.
KIA was ranked 3rd overall in the 'Best Car Manufacturer' category, with feedback from owners including reliable with 'below-average reports of faults' as well as a strong score for overall quality.
*On a 1.0 T-GDi ‘2’ manual. MPG figures are shown using the WLTP testing method, while CO2 figures are shown using the WLTP cycle and converted back to NEDC 2.0
The KIA Picanto, Rio and Sorento all top their individual categories by public vote in this year's Auto Express Driver Power Survey.