Kia EV9 surpasses BYD Seal and Volvo EX30 and wins Best Car of the Year

Kia EV9 surpasses BYD Seal and Volvo EX30 and wins Best Car of the Year
Kia EV9 surpasses BYD Seal and Volvo EX30 and wins Best Car of the Year

After being chosen as the “Best Car in the World” at the awards Women’s Worldwide Car of The Year (WWCOTY), O Kia EV9 won like “Best Car of the Year” at the World Car Awards 2024. The 100% electric SUV beat the models BYD Seal It is Volvo EX30 in the final stage of the award. The model’s victory was announced during the New York Motor Show.

The first stage of the general category to choose the best car of the year consisted of analyzing 38 vehicles. Among the criteria to compete for the award are the sale of at least 10 thousand units of the vehicle per year. It is worth noting that the prices of these cars must be below the level of luxury cars in the main markets in the world.

Furthermore, the car also won another award during the competition. It won the title of “Best Electric Vehicle of 2024”. At the World Car Awards, 100 automotive journalists from 29 different countries make up the jury. Voting is secret and the results are audited by KPMG.

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Kia EV9 has 7 seats and modern design

The Kia EV9 is available in two versions. The entrance, EV9 Standard, has rear-wheel drive and a 76.1 kWh battery with an electric motor with 218 hp and 35.6 mkgf of maximum torque. The version Long Range offers 541 km of range, 99.8 kWh battery and 204 hp engine.

It is also worth highlighting the all-wheel drive and two electric motors that deliver 384 hp and 61.1 mkgf of torque. The South Korean brand’s electric SUV also stands out for offering 7 seats. Furthermore, it has a considerable length of 5 meters and aerodynamics that favor performance.

BMW Serie 5 voted “Best Luxury Car” in the world


A BMW should debut Series 5 in this first half of the year in Brazil, according to the Car Newspaper anticipated. Because the new 5 Series took the award for “Best Luxury Car” of the world by the award jury. The vehicle, which competed with 13 other cars in the category, has a 100% electric option.

Despite not having won the title of best of the year, the Volvo EX30 won as “Best Urban Car”. Already the Hyundai Ioniq 5 N took the prize for “Best Performance Car in the World”. Finally, the Toyota Prius won the category of “Best Design and Car in the World” for the second time in a row.

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