• 05-APR-2011

2011 Kia Sportage Named "2011 Northwest Affordable SUV of the Year" by Northwest Automotive Press Association

The 2011 Kia Sportage has been turning heads and collecting numerous awards since arriving in showrooms last summer. The latest recognition comes from the Northwest Automotive Press Association (NWAPA), who named Sportage the "2011 Northwest Affordable SUV of the Year" as part of the organization's annual SUV competition known as "Mudfest." The award is the latest in a series of accolades for Sportage, including the title of "Best New Crossover Vehicle" in the 2011 Readers' Choice Awards by About.com, being selected as the "International Truck of the Year" by International Car of the Year (ICOTY) jurors and earning a "Top Safety Pick" from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Available content includes stills and video.