09 February 2014

Kia Sorento & Kia Carens win major awards at annual Car of the Year- Philippines

screen shot 2014-02-09 at 8.42.59 pm(MANILA)- The Philippine motoring’s most sought-after performance results were recently revealed and Kia took home two notable awards for Kia Sorento and Kia Carens.

Recently held last January 22, 2014, the 2013-2014 Car of the Year- Philippines (COTY-P) Awards Night gathered the country’s top motoring editors and journalists at the Filinvest Tent in Alabang to bestow top marks for vehicle categories. Kia Sorento LX FWD 5-seater came out on top of one of the major categories– the Best in the Midsize Crossover and Wagon category while Kia Carens LX CRDi bagged one of the coveted Special Awards– the Caltex with Techron Green Award.

The COTY-P Award recipients were determined from an extensive qualitative and quantitative testing procedures laid out and voted upon by Car Awards Group, Inc. members and principals.

Columbian Autocar Corporation (CAC), exclusive distributor of Kia Motors in the Philippines, sees these new accolades as another great way for the Korean automaker giant to open the year. CAC Business Strategy and Marketing Manager, Nenuka F. Guba relates, “Kia’s recent accomplishment is a step further to reach our goal of being the most desirable brand. This recognition from a reputable award-giving body also underlines what Kia has to offer to its market– quality innovations and a different driving experience.” Guba adds, “We, at CAC, are honored to be distinguished by the movers and shakers of the automotive industry and the public should definitely watch out for Kia’s many other surprises.”

Starting at Php 1,265,000, Kia Sorento is the SUV that perfectly complements your need for style and comfort. Sorento is a capable off-roader and an equally sophisticated urban partner making it the midsize crossover and wagon of choice. Kia Carens delivers a highly fuel- efficient drive while not scrimping on innovation and versatility. Available at Php 1,155,000, Carens is the modern family car for any lifestyle needs.


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