New Kia Sportage is Car of the Year in Slovakia
- Modern and stylish SUV created the biggest attraction
- Combination of suggestive design and sophisticated technologies together with high level of safety
The jury from representatives of important automotive journalists in Slovakia selected seven finalists from new models launched on the Slovak market during the year 2010. It was Kia Sportage that earned most points.
Kia Sportage, SUV manufactured in Slovakia, gained the biggest attraction among the jury members. Sportage won with the total score of 107 points, with the big margin ahead of Alfa Romeo Giulietta. From Sportage´s launch at Slovak market in September 2011 has became very popular model between SUV representatives and currently is the most wanted car at Slovak market. Sportage is the best sold model in the segment since October 2010.
Kia Sportage, recently awarded with the prestigious iF product design award, as well as with the highest score in EuroNCAP tests, is the successor of german model Opel Astra that was selected last year.
Results of Car of the Year 2011 in Slovakia:
Kia Sportage – 107 points
Alfa Romeo Giulietta – 80 points
Citroën C3/DS3 – 56 points
Opel Meriva – 50 points
VW Sharan – 48 points
Volvo S60 – 47 points
Dacia Duster – 12 points