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Kia receives trio of Design Awards

The Kia Optima Sportwagon, Rio, and Niro crossover hybrid (shown) each took Red Dot Awards for design bringing Kia’s number of Rod Dot wins to 18 since 2009.

  • Kia Red Dot Awards

Kia has triumphed again in the Red Dot Awards with another triple design win.

The Optima Sportswagon, hybrid crossover Niro and the all-new Rio won in their respective categories.

The Optima Sportswagon won the competition’s highest ‘Best of the Best’ distinction for ground-breaking design, while the Niro received praise for its attention to detail.

The all-new Rio also sees distinct changes to its profile, offering buyers a bold new design and a modern, efficiently packaged cabin with the latest infotainment and safety technologies.

The Kia Niro marries the practical advantages and aesthetic appeal of a compact crossover with a sleek appearance, differentiating it from more conservatively designed hybrid models, and giving the car a unique presence as the world’s first hybrid crossover.

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