Gaining more and more popularity throughout the industry, the Kia Sportage has picked up 2 well deserved achievements in the last few weeks.
Last week the Sportage became the ‘Crossover of the Year’ at the Honest John Awards. Data has been gathered throughout this past year from readers of the popular website and the results came to fruition on May 2nd 2019. Beating out competition from the Honda CRV, Nissan Qashqai and the Peugeot 3008, the Sportage won comfortably. The Sportage was also praised for it’s in car technology including the reversing camera, Apple CarPlayTM and Andorid AutoTM.
Following its success at the Honest John Awards, earlier this week the Kia Sportage picked up the award for ‘Best car for Towing’. This award adds to an already impressive resume for the vehicle and was decided by over 63,000 people over 16 criteria’s. Some of the criteria included the best performing car, most reliable and most economical.
Speaking on their recent success, Steve Hicks, Sakes Director for Kia Motors (UK) Limited said, “We are thrilled the Sportage has won another two awards especially as they are decided by potential and current owners. The Sportage has continued to be a vital part of the Kia range helping push our growth while still satisfying customer’s ever-changing needs.
Erin Baker, Auto Trader’s Editorial Director, also commented on the Kia Sportage saying: “Owners of the Kia Sportage recognised the car’s reliability, safety features and how comfortable it is to drive. It was also praised for its durability and stability on the road, driving position and amount and quality of tech which comes as standard; all of which are key when towing.”