Finishing ahead of the Toyota Camry Hybrid, Honda Fit and Subaru Legacy, Kia’s electric version of the Soul was announced today as the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) Green Car of the Year.

“Kia Canada is honored to receive the Green Car of the Year award as selected by the voting AJAC membership” said Maria Soklis, vice president and chief operating officer, Kia Canada Inc. “Class leading range and ample utility without compromise is a key advantage that the Soul EV offers to Canadians.”

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Since its launch last year in Canada, the Soul EV was also named by AJAC in December its Car of the Year winner in the “Best New City Car” category.

It was also named Best Eco-Friendly Vehicle at MotorWeek’s 34th annual Drivers’ Choice Awards in the U.S. and 2015 Car of the Year in Norway.