The all-new Kia K5 and Sorento created quite the buzz so far this year. The automotive media praised their sharp design, fun-to-drive demeanor, high-tech interior and high level of features on both vehicles.
All of these reasons helped Autotrader recognize both new Kias as something more desirable for our customers. Therefore, they awarded both the K5 and the Sorento among the “Best New Cars for 2021.”
What makes them an Autotrader winner?
The Autotrader Best New Cars Award is intended to benefit a broad set of shoppers by highlighting a diverse group of 12 vehicles. Each vehicle on this year’s list was agreed upon unanimously by the entire editorial and data team at Autotrader. To be considered, a vehicle must be of the current or next model-year and available for purchase at the time of the announcement.
The editors capped the base price for consideration at $75,000, meaning every contender offers a significant value for the asking price. Not only is value a top priority, but vehicles are also judged on available technology and a rewarding or dynamic driving experience. Each winning vehicle must earn a score of 4.0 or higher on the editors’ 5-point evaluation scorecard to be named a 2021 Autotrader Best New Car.
The K5 and Sorento met these criteria with flying colors. With its high style, technology and driving experience, the turbocharged K5 invites you to take the wheel across Southern Minnesota to find some wonderful roads to see how it handles them. The Sorento is our storytelling machine, designed to accommodate families on a road trip with advanced technology and superb comfort no matter where you go across our state and beyond the Mississippi River.