The Kia Carens has been topped because the Indian Automobile of the 12 months (ICOTY) 2023 and the Kia EV6 gained the Inexperienced Automobile Award 2023 by ICOTY. With this, Kia has grow to be the primary model ever to win two ICOTY awards in the identical yr.
The ICOTY awards, held underneath the aegis of the Automotive Journalists Affiliation of India (AJAI), are essentially the most coveted automotive awards in India and are sometimes called the Oscars of the Indian automotive business.
The award is an knowledgeable and impartial judgment of the most effective new automobile. The extremely skilled jury members are answerable for deciding on a single decisive winner. The factors like value, gasoline effectivity, styling, consolation, security, efficiency, practicality, technical innovation, worth for cash, and suitability for Indian driving situations are significantly vital elements which are thought-about whereas deciding on the winner.
Kia Carens is one more made-in-India world product from Kia that brings the sophistication of a household mover and the sportiness of an SUV in a single compelling package deal. The Kia Carens is a cushty and spacious three-row seater Leisure Car designed for contemporary Indian households. The Kia Carens is on the market with three powertrain choices – Smartstream 1.5 Petrol, Smartstream 1.4 T-GDi Petrol and 1.5 CRDi VGT Diesel. Additional, prospects additionally get an choice to select from three transmission choices – 6MT, 7DCT and 6AT.The car is obtainable within the Seven seater choice in Premium to Luxurious trims, whereas the Luxurious Plus trim is on the market with a selection of each 6 and seven seater choices.
Kia EV6 is the primary Electrical Car by Kia in India and is constructed on Kia’s devoted EV platform, the Electrical-International Modular Platform (E-GMP). The car boasts a extremely spectacular real-world driving vary, ultra-fast charging capabilities, and a spacious, high-tech inside. It options an 800-volt ultra-fast charging functionality, with a 10-80 p.c cost taking as little as 18 minutes utilizing a 350-kW charger. Alongside its charging capabilities, the EV6 will probably be launched in India with a long-range (77.4 kWh) battery pack that provides a spread of as much as 708 km on a full cost (ARAI licensed).