posted 8 years ago

Kia Sportage wins design award

Kia Sportage scoops prestigious iF product design award.

The Kia Sportage has scooped the prestigious iF product design award. The Kia Optima Saloon also received a product design award.

Tae-Hyun Oh, Senior Vice-President & Chief Operating Officer, Kia Motors Corporation said “these latest awards for the all-new Kia Sportage and Optima are positive proof of the tremendous strides Kia has made in revolutionizing the styling of our product line-up.”

The new Kia Sportage offers style and substance for families, with a new bodyshell, new engines and fresh bold styling that introduces a new kind of dynamic aesthetics. This new model is longer wider and lower than the previous model but retains the key SUV features that made the second generation Kia Sportage so popular.

The Kia Sportage crossover has been awarded the top 5 star safety rating by leading independent European safety organisation, Euro NCAP. The Kia Sportage obtained scores of 93 percent for Adult Occupant Protection, 86 percent for Child Occupant protection, 49 percent for Pedestrian Protection and 86 percent for Safety Assist.