Kia EV9 Clinches Dual Victories At 2024 World Car Awards; Open For...

Kia EV9 Clinches Dual Victories At 2024 World Car Awards; Open For Booking In Malaysia

The Kia EV9 has clinched a remarkable dual victory at the recent 2024 World Car Awards. Revealed during the live announcement at the World Car Awards ceremony at the New York Auto Show, the Kia EV9 secured both the prestigious World Car of the Year and World Electric Vehicle titles. 

Chosen by a panel of 100 distinguished automotive journalists representing 29 countries, the World Car Awards acknowledged the Kia EV9’s innovative design, spacious 7-seat interior, and competitive price point. Built on the E-GMP platform, the EV9 stands as Kia’s pioneer in featuring 4th-generation battery technology for enhanced performance.

Established in 2003, the World Car Awards enjoy global recognition as the foremost standard for automotive excellence and leadership, honoring remarkable achievements within an ever-evolving automotive industry. Prior to the 2024 event, Kia had already bagged 3 wins at the World Car Awards i.e. the Telluride as World Car of the Year, and the Soul EV as World Urban Car in 2020, along with the Kia EV6 GT earning World Performance Car of the Year in 2023. 2024 EV9 GT-Line

“We are hugely honoured that the 2024 EV9 has been named the World Car of the Year and World Electric Vehicle. This triumph is a testament to our unwavering commitment to pushing the boundaries of technology and design excellence. The Kia EV9’s continued success will drive us to keep delivering exceptional vehicles that redefine the driving experience for customers around the world,” said Ho Sung Song, President and CEO at Kia.

The 2 honours won at the World Car Awards further extend the already impressive list of accolades for the 2024 Kia EV9. Since its debut as Kia’s first dedicated 3-row EV SUV, the EV9 has collected numerous awards, including winning the ‘Family Cars’ category at the Golden Steering Wheel Awards, the 2024 North American Utility Vehicle of the Year, and ‘Best Premium SUV’ at the 2023 Newsweek Autos Awards. 

For those in Malaysia keen on a 3-row EV, Dinamikjaya Motors Sdn Bhd, the exclusive distributor of the Kia brand in Malaysia, has announced that the Kia EV9 is now officially available for booking. You can place your pre-order at the most convenient Kia showroom.


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