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Kia wins 4 What Car? Awards, including Car of the Year 2019

What Car? has named the Kia e-Niro electric vehicle as its 2019 Car of the Year during its 42nd annual awards ceremony, held in association with Warranty Direct and BNP Paribas Cardif.

The Kia e-Niro beat 23 other category winners to take the overall title, becoming the first electric car to win the prestigious What Car? Car of the Year Award.

Victory for the e-Niro, which has a Real Range of 282 miles, also represents the first time Kia has taken the top prize at the ceremony.

The all-new zero emissions Kia e-Niro has become the first ever Korean car to win the prestigious What Car? Car of the Year award. This historic win also marks the first time an all-electric car has picked up the top prize of the night. The e-Niro with class leading 282-mile range also picked up ‘Electric Car of the Year’ at the awards.


The Kia e-Niro has been designed to merge crossover-inspired design with long range, zero-emissions driving and enjoyable performance. It achieves this with a next-generation electric powertrain, using new production technologies developed specifically for Kia electric vehicles.


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Kia Picanto wins City Car of the Year and Best Buy for £11,000+

Kia Picanto has won What Car? City car of the Year 2019. Known for it’s Sporty design, the chic model is ideal for zipping around the city. The Kia Picanto also has a modern, intuitive interior with it’s driver-assist technologies, all for a low price. What Car? also awarded the Kia Picanto the Best Buy More Than £11,000 Price Point award, due to it’s performance, spacious interior and the fact it’s enjoyable to drive. For more information about the Kia Picanto please visit: https://www.johngrose.co.uk/new/cars/offers/kia/picanto


Kia Ceed wins Best Buy for Less than £20,000

These still weren’t the only awards Kia won, What Car? awarded the Kia Ceed the Best Buy for Less than £20,000 under Family Car. The Ceed has a smooth 1.0-litre turbo petrol engine and smart interior that won the judges over, in addition to Kia’s market-leading seven-year warranty. For more details about the Kia Ceed please visit: https://www.johngrose.co.uk/new/cars/offers/kia/ceed

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