Kia Telluride SUV crowned World Car of the Year: Things to know

NEW DELHI: Tips and Likes for Mazda CX-30, Kia motors 'Full-size flagship SUV - has become the World's 2020 Car of the Year award. At first, a Korean automaker received the award in 16 years of history.

He reached the top of the ladder, reaching more than 50 contestants and through the scrutiny of 86 jurors from 24 countries. The likes of the Volvo XC40 were awarded the World Car of the Year in 2019 and 2018, respectively.

“It is a great honor for us to see the Telluride called 2020 World Car of the Year. This is one of the closest races in the global automotive industry, proving that the Telluride is a truly exceptional vehicle. This award is a testament to the talent and efforts of a global team striving to create desirable, practical, high-quality cars that drivers love, said executive vice president and head of product division. Kia motors Corporation in the statement

Here are some glimpses of the newly crowned champion:

Telluride features an interior that will give most of the segment a run for their money. The 7-seater SUV offers luxurious interiors, a 10.25-inch touchscreen, cordless phone charging, and an electrically adjustable sunroof, center-row captain seats, among the exhaustive list of amenities.

Powering the Telluride is a 3.8-liter V6 engine and enough smoke for 291 horsepower. Riding on 20-inch alloys, the all-wheel drive SUV can be switched between four different driving modes: Comfort, Eco, Sport and Smart.

Available in North America and several Europeans, the Kia Telluride combines a strong exterior design presence with a spacious, practical, high-quality cabin that seats up to eight passengers.

Kia Telluride, which has marked its footprint in the global market with finesse and class-leading features, starts at $ 31,890 (Rs 25 lakh approximately).