These 2 Kia SUVs Just Landed on the Same Prestigious List

Before the widespread use of the Internet and Google became a verb, there was Car and Driver’s Top 10 Cars list. Things have changed and we now talk into our smartphones for information rather than using a microfiche machine or card catalog at the library. Even the most important list has changed and two have landed in the Car and Driver 10Best Trucks and SUVs for 2023 ranking.

Which Kia SUVs made it to this prestigious list

With fewer cars being sold, a shift towards electric vehicles and the proliferation of SUVs, the list needed to change. used to publish the list in a magazine sent out to subscribers, which was the only place this list could be found. Today, this list is available online as soon as it’s released.

is proud to state and found its way to Car and Driver’s Top 10 Trucks and SUVs list.

What criteria does Car and Driver use?

The trucks and SUVs on the 10Best list were selected from trucks, SUVs and vans priced under $110,000. The C&D staff tested the vehicles, compared the notes and voted individually. The complete list is the result of average scores.

Each winner on the list must lead their respective segment with refinement, practicality and value. These vehicles do this without sacrificing satisfying performance and enjoyable driving dynamics, which is a starting point for every model on the 10Best list.

Are there electric Kia SUVs?

2023 Kia EV6GT | Duck

The 2023 Kia EV6 quickly became the staple of the brand. The EV6 is a performance-driven crossover with a refined ride that delivers impressive acceleration, style and technology to make every drive an extraordinary experience. Kia offers an 800-volt architecture for this electric SUV, something we don’t often see in mainstream models.

Consumers looking for an EV with family-friendly qualities can turn to the EV6. This electric SUV offers 310 miles of range and a roomy cabin. It is ideal for five passengers and lots of gear. For those who love fun, Kia offers the GT model. This version provides 576 horsepower to silently launch this EV to 60 mph in 3.2 seconds.

“The EV6 is not on our top 10 list because it gets to 60 mph faster than a Ford Mustang Shelby GT500; it takes a seat because each EV6 trim level offers a practical package and well-mannered refinement and is blessed with a balance of ride and handling that put smiles on our faces. – Car and driver editors

Is the 2023 Kia Telluride a good SUV?

A blue 2023 Kia Telluride midsize SUV is driving on the road.
The 2023 Kia Telluride | duck

Very few SUVs have struck the right notes as often as this Kia SUV. The 2023 Kia Telluride has made Car and Driver’s Top 10 list every year for the past four years. This amazing one continues to amaze and impress owners and reviews every day. The Telluride offers a compound frame with confident handling and a refined ride.

The Telluride’s power comes from a 3.8-liter V6 engine that puts out 291 horsepower. This engine pairs perfectly with an 8-speed automatic transmission to provide smooth power delivery and effortless driving. The 2023 version offers off-road capabilities with standard downhill control and increased ground clearance in X-Line and X-Pro trims.

“[The 2023 Kia Telluride is] a premium product in every way but price, the Telluride scores a stunning fourth consecutive 10Best win. – Car and driver editors

These two impressive Kia SUVs deliver driving excellence in very different ways. The C&D team appreciates both approaches to improve driving. This is evidenced by the fact that these two SUVs made the list of the 10 best trucks and SUVs for 2023.

So, check out some of the or see a crazy drag race with the Kia EV6 GT in the video below:

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