Congratulations to Kia for achieving International Car of the Year status with the 2013 Optima! Road & Travel Magazine bestowed the honor at the 2013 North American International Auto Show in Detroit this week. The award is one of ten given to new or existing model year vehicles sporting significant or impressive improvements. The winners are chosen by a panel of respected automotive journalists. “The Kia Optima rose to the top of the list as the most emotionally compelling vehicle above all others,” says Road & Travel’s Editor-in-Chief Courtney Caldwell. Michael Sprague, executive vice president of marketing and communications at Kia Motors America, responded by saying, “We are thrilled.”
For the complete KMA press release click here.