The Kia Optima midsize sedan is among the Top 10 Most Awarded Cars of 2017 on Kelley Blue Book's website, according to a press release.
The Optima ranked fifth on the KBB.com list. Kia Motors was also noted as being among the 10 Most Awarded Brands of 2017 by KBB.com.
“Kia is known for superior designed, quality engineering, and intuitive technology. Kia continues to rack up the recognition form the auto industry,” Orth Hedrick, vice president of product planning for Kia Motors America, said in a press release.
In the past year, the Kia Optima was named one of Kelley Blue Book’s 10 Best Sedans Under $25,000 and also ranked on its Best Family Sedans list. The Optima hybrid and plug-in hybrid were also named by Kelley Blue Book to its Best Hybrids Under $40,000 list.