Rear view of blue 2021 Kia K5

Kia Sorento and K5 Rank in Top 10 Among 2021 World Car of the Year Rankings

Award-Winning 2021 Kia K5 and Kia Sorento in Tampa Bay 

The 2021 Kia K5 and Sorento have found their way to the Top 10 for this year’s World Car of the Year Awards. The top-10 selection for the two models follows last year’s win for the 2021 Kia Telluride as the World Car of the Year and the World Urban Car win for the Kia Soul EV.  

Over the years the Kia brand has continued to earn top rankings against the competition and gain acclaim from top automotive industry leaders. With the award-winning 2021 Kia K5 and Kia Sorento being in the running for World Car of the Year after already taking home multiple awards this year, many local shoppers are coming out to Friendly Kia to find the K5 and Sorento in Tampa Bay.  

See what the Sorento and K5 from Friendly Kia have to offer Tampa Bay shoppers below.  

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Kia K5 and Sorento Rank for Top 10 in 2021 World Car of the Year 

Green 2021 Kia Sorento X-Line

The Kia K5 and fourth-generation Sorento have been gaining attention since their debut here in Tampa Bay. The redesigned Sorento brings amplified features and an attractive and bold new design. The Sorento offers more off-road capability than previous generations and brings in hybrid and plug-in hybrid model options.  

The Kia K5 is an all-new model for the Kia brand in the 2021 model year and has set new expectations for midsize sedans across the automotive segment. The turbocharged engine lineup and available all-wheel drive powertrain set a new standard among the competition.  

“Kia’s vehicles continue to earn acclaim for segment leadership, innovation and design, and this latest nomination is further proof of our position as a world-class brand,” said Sean Yoon, president and CEO, Kia Motors North America, Kia Motors America. “We are honored to be considered again for World Car of the Year and are all looking forward to the results next month.” 

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Buy or Lease a New K5 or Sorento in Tampa Bay 

The 2021 Kia K5 and 2021 Kia Sorento are available now to buy or lease at Friendly Kia in the Tampa Bay area. If you are looking to get behind the wheel of either of these award-winning models in Tampa Bay, come visit us here at Friendly Kia. Visit the Friendly Kia portal to learn all about our lineup of Kia models today.

Winners of the World Car Awards are expected to be announced on April 20.