South Korean carmaker Kia Motors has won the prestigious European Car of the Year 2022 award with its all-electric EV6 sedan. The company’s latest model was selected by a panel of 58 automotive journalists from across Europe, beating rivals such as the Audi A3 and BMW i8.
About 2022 Kia EV6
The 2022 Kia EV6 is Kia’s first all-electric sedan and is available in two versions: a standard model with a range of 280 miles, and a more expensive “long-range” version with a range of 370 miles. It’s been praised by reviewers for its stylish design, high-quality build, and impressive performance.
The Kia EV6 was unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show in March of this year and has since been wowing critics and consumers alike with its cutting-edge design, state-of-the-art features, and affordable price. With its sleek design, spacious interior, and long battery life, the Kia EV6 is perfect for both urban and suburban driving. It also comes with a host of advanced safety features, including automatic emergency braking, lane departure warning, and blind-spot detection.
About the European Car of the Year
The European Car of the Year award is one of the most prestigious in the automotive industry and has been won by some of the most iconic cars of all time, including the Volkswagen Golf, Ford Focus, and Renault Clio. Kia is the first South Korean company to win it.
The award is decided by a panel of 58 automotive journalists from across Europe. Each journalist nominates their three favorite cars, and the vehicles with the most nominations are then shortlisted. The winner is chosen by secret ballot.
The European Car of the Year award has been running since 1964 and is sponsored by the European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA).