Front view of yellow 2021 Kia Seltos

Kia Takes Home Four 2021 Consumer Guide Automotive Best Buy Titles

Did the Kia Brand Win Any Automotive Best Buy Awards?

This year the Kia brand took home not just one, not two, but four Consumer Guide Best Buy titles. During this year’s 2021 Consumer Guide Automotive Best Buy Awards the Kia Soul, Seltos, Rio, and Telluride all earned top spots among the winners. This is the seventh consecutive Automotive Best Buy win for the Soul, marking the longest Subcompact Crossover winning streak for this award.

Shoppers considering a new vehicle often wonder if the brand or model they are looking at has won any awards. Learn more about how the Kia brand won four Automotive Best Buy Awards during this year’s competition below.

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Four Kia Models Earn Top Honors in Consumer Guide Best Buy Awards

Rear view of 2021 Kia Telluride

The Consumer Guide Automotive Best Buy Awards named the Kia Soul and Seltos at the top of the Subcompact Crossover segment. The Kia Rio took home top honors for the Subcompact Car segment and the Telluride took the Midsize Crossover title.

In order to evaluate the performance of each participating vehicle, the Consumer Guide editors use objective criteria, including model features, overall performance, fuel economy, accommodations, price, resale value, and reliability records. The editors aim to assess each participating vehicle on their real-world driving experiences to score them based on how real drivers interact with the vehicles.

“Claiming four 2021 Best Buy awards reflects Kia’s commitment to innovation, design, safety, and driver satisfaction. Furthermore, the wide range of Kia vehicles honored proves our world-class model line-up offers a vehicle that suits the needs of every driver,” said Sean Yoon, President & CEO, Kia Motors America, Kia Motors North America. “With Telluride taking top honors for the second time and Soul sweeping its category for an incredible seventh year in a row, the Kia brand continues to demonstrate its ‘Give It Everything’ spirit.”

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The 2021 Consumer Guide Automotive Best Buy Awards wins for these four Kia models are just another handful of awards going in the Kia brand’s trophy case this year. Many Kia models took home a range of awards and titles this year, showcasing just how reliable and consumer-friendly the Kia brand is. If you are looking to get behind the wheel of a new vehicle, consider a new Kia Telluride or Kia K5 here in Tampa Bay. Visit our Friendly Kia inventory to view our current lineup of new Kia models today.