Kia Seltos Nominated for 2020 World Car of the Year Award

Kia Seltos which made its world debut just months ago has been nominated for the 2020 World Car of the Year award. The final nominees for the coveted prize were announced at the ongoing 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show.

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The World Car of the Year award is a prestigious award that considers cars from markets all around the globe and their relevance to those markets within their segments. As part of the World Car Awards, there are other categories which include World Performance Car of the Year, World Luxury Car of the Year, and World Urban Car of the Year.

The World Car Awards have been running for the last decade and a half, and the jury is comprised of automotive journalists from around the world. It is an event organized and run by them as well, which is why it gives manufacturers a lot of prestige when they win an award.

Related: Winners of the 2019 World Car of the Year Awards

A total of 31 vehicles have been nominated for the 2020 World Car of the Year award. Winners will be announced in April 2020. The complete list of the nominees is as follows:

  • Cadillac CT4
  • DS DS 3 Crossback/Etense
  • DS DS 7 Crossback/Etense
  • Ford Escape/Kuga
  • Ford Explorer
  • Hyundai Palisade
  • Hyundai Sonata
  • Hyundai Venue
  • Kia Seltos
  • Kia Soul EV
  • Kia Telluride
  • Land Rover Range Rover Evoque
  • Mazda CX-30
  • Mazda3
  • Mercedes-AMG A35/45
  • Mercedes-AMG CLA35/45
  • Mercedes-Benz CLA
  • Mercedes-Benz GLB
  • Mini Cooper SE
  • Opel/Vauxhall Corsa
  • Peugeot 2008
  • Peugeot 208
  • Renault Captur
  • Renault Clio
  • Renault Zoe R135
  • Seat Tarraco
  • Skoda Kamiq
  • Skoda Scala
  • SsangYong Korando
  • Volkswagen Golf
  • Volkswagen T-Cross
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