2018

  • Autocar Awards 2018 – Kia Stinger – Game Changer award
  • DieselCar and EcoCar Top 50 – Kia Niro – Best Hybrid
  • 2018 Driver Power New Car Survey – Kia Niro – Best Small SUV
  • 2018 Driver Power New Car Survey – Kia Sorento – Best Large SUV
  • 2018 Driver Power New Car Survey – Kia Niro - First place in the Infotainment, Connectivity and Electrics category
  • Red Dot Awards 2018 – Kia Picanto and Stonic – Car Design
  • Red Dot Awards 2018 – Kia Stinger – Best of the Best Car Design
  • iF Design Awards - Kia Stinger, Picanto and Stonic – ‘Product Design’ award
  • 2018 What Car? Awards – Kia Picanto – Best City Car
  • 2018 What Car? Awards – Kia Stinger – Best Executive Car for more than £35,000
  • Fleet World Honours 2018 – Kia Picanto – Best City Car
  • Automotive Management Awards 2018 – Kia Sportage – Best Used Car
  • Auto Trader - Kia Sportage – Fastest Selling Used Car in 2017
  • Diesel Car Used Car Top 50 – Kia Sportage – Overall winner
  • Diesel Car Used Car Top 50 – Kia Sorento – Best Large SUV
  • UK Car of the Year – Kia Stinger – Best Performance Car

2017

  • Automotive Management Awards 2017 – Kia Sportage – Best Used Car
  • Automotive Management Awards 2017 – Kia Motors UK – Best Franchise Partner
  • EyesOn Design – Kia Stinger for Production Car Design Excellence
  • Diesel Used Car Awards – Kia Sportage – Used Car of the Year
  • iF Design Awards - Prestigious design award for Optima Sportswagon, Niro and new Rio
  • 2017 Diesel Car and Eco Car Awards – Kia Niro – Best Hybrid Vehicle
  • 2017 Driver Power New Car Survey – Kia cee’d – Best Compact Family Car
  • 2017 Driver Power New Car Survey – Kia cee’d – First place in the ‘Infotainment, connectivity and Electrics’ category
  • Car Dealer Used Car Awards – Kia Approved Used Car Programme - Manufacturer Used Car Scheme of the Year
  • Car Dealer Power Award - Manufacturer of the Year
  • Carbuyer Best Car Awards – Kia Picanto – Best Car for less than £150 a month
  • Workshop Awards 2017 – Manufacturer Warranty Scheme of the Year
  • Greenfleet Awards 2017 – PHEV Manufacturer of the Year
  • Next Greencar Awards 2017 – Niro PHEV – Best Crossover/SUV
  • Next Greencar Awards 2017 – Optima Sportswagon PHEV – Best Estate car
  • Parkers New Car Awards - Kia’s Approved Used Car Programme
  • Car Tech Awards 2017 – Kia Picanto – Most User-Friendly
  • 2018 What Car? Used Car Award – Kia cee’d – Best Used Family Car in the 4-6 year age bracket
  • 2018 What Car? Used Car Award – Kia Sorento - Best Used Large SUV in the 1-3 year age bracket
  • 2018 What Car? Used Car Award – Kia’s Approved Used Car programme – Highly commended

2016

  • Diesel Car Awards – Kia Sportage - Car of the Year and Best Medium SUV
  • Next Greencar Awards 2016 – Optima PHEV – Best Large Family Car
  • 2017 Carbuyer Awards – Kia cee’d – Best Used car
  • Red Dot international Design Award – Kia Sportage – Winner
  • Red Dot international Design Award – Kia Optima – Best of the Best award
  • Automotive Management Awards 2016 – Kia Sportage – Best Used Car
  • iF Design Awards - Kia Sportage and Optima – ‘Product Design’ award
  • The Sunday Times Top 100 Cars – Kia Sorento – Large Crosseover Category winner
  • Diesel Car Awards – Kia Sorento & cee’d – claim top 50 places
  • 2016 J.D Power Initial Quality Study (IQS) – First place
  • Car Dealer Power 2016 Awards – Manufacturer of the Year
  • Car Dealer Power 2016 Awards – Kia Sportage  highly commended for ‘Car of the Year’
  • J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study – Kia Sportage – first place
  • J.D. Power 2016 UK Vehicle Dependability Study – Kia Picanto – Most dependable city car

2015

  • Red Dot Awards 2015 - outstanding product design of the Kia Soul EV and all-new Kia Sorento SUV.
  • Green Car of the Year Award's 2014 - Soul EV wins Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC)
  • Carbuyer best car awards 2015 - Kia cee'd wins Best Used Car
  • iF Design Award 2015 - Prestigious design award for new Kia Sorento
  • What Car? CoTY Awards 2015 - Kia cee'd Sportswagon commended


2014

  • Car Dealer Magazine Used Car Awards 2014 - Kia Sportage - Used Car of the Year Award
  • Next Green Car Awards 2014 - Kia Soul EV: Commended
  • Red Dot Awards 2014 - ‘Best of the Best' design award for Kia racing app
  • CIPD People Management Awards 2014 - Kia's Human Resources team
  • Car Dealer Power Awards 2014 - Kia voted Best Manufacturer
  • International Design Excellence Awards 2014 - Kia GT4 Stinger concept and 2014 Soul
  • Lifetime Design Achievement Awards 2014 - Kia's Peter Schreyer
  • What Car? 2014 - Kia Venga wins 2014 What Car? JD Power Best Small MPV
  • Auto Trader Click Awards 2014 - Kia wins ‘Best Desktop Site'
  • AM Awards 2014 - Kia won two digital awards for ‘Best Manufacturer Digital Initiative' and ‘Digital Initiative of the Year'
  • ‘Grand Prix' design award 2014 - Peter Schreyer
  • ‘iF Product Design Award' 2014 - The New Kia Soul


2013

  • Practical Caravan Awards 2013 - Best Ultra-Light Towcar - Kia Rio 1.4 CRDi
  • Diesel Car 2013 Awards - Best Estate Car - Kia cee'd Sportswagon 
  • AM Awards 2013, Best Training Programme, Winner - Kia Motors (UK) Limited

2012

  • ASMW Scottish Car of the Year Awards - Best Supermini - Kia Rio
  • Northern Car of the Year - Kia cee'd
  • Which? - Best Car Manufacturer 2012
  • Car Dealer - Car Dealer Power Awards 2012 - Car of the Year - Kia Rio
  • J.D. Power Vehicle Ownership Satisfaction Survey - Best Car - Kia Sportage
  • J.D. Power Vehicle Ownership Satisfaction Survey - Compact SUV category winner (83.8%) - Kia Sportage
  • Honestjohn.co.uk Awards 2012 - Most Popular Small Car - Kia Picanto
  • Parkers New Car Awards 2012 - Best City Car (less than £9k and £9k - £11k categories) - Kia Picanto
  • Red Dot Design Awards - Product Design - Kia Rio
  • Red Dot Design Awards - Product Design - Kia Picanto
  • Diesel Car 2012 Awards - Best Small Car - Kia Rio
  • Business Car Manager Best Business Car 2012 Awards - Best sub-100g/km business car - Kia Rio EcoDynamics
  • Driving Magazine Car of the Year 2011 - Best Small Car - Kia Picanto
  • What Car? Awards 2012 - Ultra-Low-Carbon Award - Kia range

 

2011

  • iF Product Design Award - Kia Picanto 3-door
  • ASMW Scottish Car of the Year Awards - Best Small Car - Kia Picanto
  • Total 4x4 magazine, Best SUV - Sorento
  • BBC Top Gear Magazine, Man of the Year - Peter Schreyer
  • BBC Top Gear Magazine, Bargain Car of the Year - Picanto
  • Used Car Scheme of the Year - Auto Express Used Car Awards 2011
  • What Car? Green Awards 2011, Best Supermini - Picanto
  • Northern Car of the Year - Picanto
  • Northern Car of the Year (2nd place) - Sportage
  • Fleet News Awards – Best Crossover - Sportage
  • CarBuyer – Car of the Year – Sportage
  • CarBuyer – Best 4x4 – Sportage
  • Parker's New Car Awards – Overall Winner cee’d 1.4 VR-7
  • Parker's New Car Awards – Winner Medium Hatchback (five-door) category cee'd 1.4 VR-7
  • Red Dot Design Awards 'Best of the Best' – Kia Optima
  • Red Dot Design Awards – Sportage

 

2010

  • Total Off Road magazine, 4x4 Manufacturer of the Year
  • Total Off Road magazine, Best SUV - Sorento
  • Total Off Road magazine, Best Junior SUV - Sportage
  • iF Product Design Award - Sportage
  • iF Product Design Award - Optima
  • Scottish Car of the Year - Sportage
  • Auto Express Best Compact MPV - Venga
  • What Car? Small Family Used Car of the Year - cee'd
  • Best Supermini-MPV, Auto Express New Car Awards 2010 - Venga
  • What Car? Green Awards 2010 Best Buy up to £15,000 - cee'd 2 CRDi 89 Ecodynamics
  • Practical Caravan/What Car? Towcar Awards Best MPV - Sedona
  • J.D. Power Vehicle Ownership Satisfaction Survey – cee'd : Winner of the small family car segment and gets 4th overall (83.8%)
  • red dot Design Awards - Venga: Winner of the Product Design category

 

2009

  • Motor Trader – Franchise of the Year
  • Auto Express / Driver Power: cee’d – 6th overall, highest ranked Compact Family car (VW Golf is nearest rival in 22nd place)
  • AM - Car Maker of the Year
  • Fast Car Awards 2009: Soul – Best New Model
  • Honourable mention in red dot Design Awards (Soul)
  • UK Automotive Company of the Year 2010 – Institute of Transport Management

 

2008

  • Autocar - Automotive Manufacturer of the Year
  • Auto Mundial: Car of the Year – pro_cee’d
  • Planet 4x4 Awards 2008: Sportage – Best Value 4x4
  • Which? Awards 2008 - Most Innovative Motor Manufacturer
  • Towcar Awards: Best Budget 4x4 - Sportage TITAN
  • What Diesel Car? - Estate Car of the Year 2008 - cee'd SW

 

2007

  • Highland Life Magazine - Budget Estate of the Year - cee'd SW
  • Daily Express - Best Hatchback of the Year - cee'd
  • Caravan Club: Tow Car of the Year (AWD vehicles over 1,800kgs) - Sorento
  • Towcar Awards: Green Award - cee'd
  • What Diesel Car? - Hatchback of the Year - cee'd
  • Institute of Transport Management: Warranty of the Year
  • Institute of Transport Management: Automotive Manufacturer of the Year
  • Auto Express Used Car Honours: Sedona (Large MPV Category)
  • WHAT MPV and 4x4? - Used Car of the Year - Sorento
  • Paul Philpott (Managing Director) - IMI Achievers Award

 

2006

  • The Sun: Best family hatch back of the year - cee'd
  • Planet 4x4 magazine: Best Value SUV - Sportage
  • Autocar Awards ‘Idea of the Year' for seven-year 100,000-mile Warranty
  • Institute of Transport Management : Franchise of the Year
  • Auto Express New Car Honours: Budget car - Picanto
  • Auto Express Used Car Honours: Sedona and Picanto (category winners)
  • Parkers Residual Values: Overall Winner - Picanto
  • Caravan Club: Tow car of the Year - Sorento
  • Caravan Club: Tow car of the Year (under £13,500) - Cerato Diesel

 

2005

  • JD Power Survey: Number one 4x4 for Customer Satisfaction - Sorento
  • Point of Sale Purchase Awards - Gold
  • Auto Express Used Car Honours: Large MPV - Sedona (winner)
  • AM Awards: Marketing Award (winner)

 

2004

  • Scottish Car of the Year Award: Best Small Car - Picanto
  • Gold in ‘Best act smart campaign'
  • 4x4 Magazine: Car of the Year - Sorento
  • Motor Trader: Franchise of the Year - Kia Motors
  • Autocar: Best TV Advertisement - Picanto animation ad.

 

2003

  • Diesel Car: Diesel Car of the Year - Sorento (4x4 class winner)
  • Gold award in 2003 ‘Service of the Year'
  • Auto Express Used Car Honours: Sedona (winner)