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2015 Kia Sedona Minivan Teased Again: 2014 New York Auto Show
2015 Kia Sedona Minivan Teased Again: 2014 New York Auto Show

Just last week, Kia released an official teaser (shown below) for a new MPV set to debut next week at the New York Auto Show, but it stopped short of calling it either a Sedona or a minivan. Now, the automaker has revealed another sketch showing the vehicle's profile and an accompanying press...Read More»

Kia MPV teaser, 2014 New York Auto Show
Kia Teases New MPV: 2014 New York Auto Show

The Kia Sedona has been an off-and-on part of the South Korean automaker's lineup for more than a decade. Recently, Kia dropped the Sedona from its lineup for the 2013 model year, then brought it back with minor updates for 2014. Will the Sedona return for 2015? Maybe yes, maybe no. For 2015, Kia...Read More»

2012 Kia Soul
Did MPG Overstatement Affect Hyundai And Kia Resale Values?

Owners of certain Hyundai and Kia models—and perhaps officials at those automakers—have cause to breathe a sigh of relief. That's because after a scandal in which the two brands were found to have reported EPA fuel economy numbers that were up to 6 mpg higher than true test numbers...Read More»

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Super Bowl 2014 Ads: The Good, The Bad, And Bob Dylan (Video)

The television has been dusted, the batteries in the remote have been changed, and the Rotel is bubbling quietly in a crock pot: the Super Bowl is here, featuring Queen Latifah, an opening-seconds safety, and Audi apparently losing its mind on Snapchat. Of course, football fans aren't the only...Read More»

2014 Kia Soul
Hyundai & Kia Cough Up $395 Million To Address Misstated MPGs

In the fall of 2012, Hyundai and Kia were staring down the barrel of some massively bad press. Consumers had complained so long and so loudly about real-world gas mileage compared to the two brands' fuel economy claims, the EPA decided to investigate. The findings landed Hyundai and Kia squarely on...Read More»

2014 Kia Soul
2014 Kia Soul Earns NHTSA Five-Star Rating

The redesigned 2014 Kia Soul hatchback has earned a five-star overall safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Association (NHTSA). The five-star rating is the highest highest-possible vehicle safety rating from the government. It is determined after severe testing procedures as part...Read More»

2014 Kia Sedona
2014 Kia Sedona Gets NHTSA Five-Star Rating

The 2014 Kia Sedona minivan has earned the coveted five-star overall safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The 2014 Sedona, mildly redesigned this year, joins the 2014 Kia Sorento crossover, which earned the five-star award earlier this year. The NHTSA...Read More»

2015 Kia K900, 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show
2015 Kia K900: LA Auto Show Video and Photos

Kia's known for its economy cars, and even for its mid-size Optima sedan--but luxury? That's an unknown, at least until next year, when the South Korean automaker adds a hulking luxury sedan to its lineup. With the K900, Kia leapfrogs its Cadenza full-size sedan and digs into the market segment...Read More»

2012 Kia Sedona
2006-2012 Kia Sedona Recalled For Corrosion Problem

Kia Motors has issued a recall for select 2006 - 2012 Kia Sedona minivans. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may experience corrosion from the salts employed on roadways during icy weather. The recall is targeted at Kia Sedonas...Read More»

Kia Soul EV camouflaged prototype
Kia Soul Electric Car: More Details Emerge

Last month, we told you about the all-electric Kia Soul, which is set to arrive in the U.S. during the 2014 calendar year. At the time, that was about all we knew. We'd been given no details about the car's battery, range, pricing, on-sale date, or any other important stats. Now, however, Kia has...Read More»

2014 Kia Soul
Electrified Kia Soul Arrives In 2014

If you like your cars small, boxy, and infested with CGI hamsters, the Kia Soul is right up your alley. But what if you also enjoy cars that are fully electric and emissions-free? As of next year, Kia will have you covered there, too, thanks to the upcoming Kia Soul EV. Kia promises that the new...Read More»

2014 Kia Sorento
2014 Kia Sorento Earns NHTSA Five-Star Safety Rating

The redesigned three-row, seven-passenger 2014 Kia Sorento crossover has earned a five-star safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA five-star rating is the government’s highest-possible vehicle safety rating. It is determined after severe testing...Read More»

2014 Kia Soul Vs 2013 Kia Soul
2014 Kia Soul Vs. 2013 Kia Soul: Up-Close Impressions

The completely redesigned 2014 Kia Soul begins arriving at dealerships just a few weeks from now. And even if you've already read our first drive of the 2014 Soul from last month, you might wonder, after first seeing the 2014, if you should hold out for the new model or look for a deal on a 2013...Read More»

2014 Kia Soul  -  First Drive, August 2013
2014 Kia Soul: First Drive

Once in a great while, a product can be just enough of an outlier to reach discerning, trend-conscious buyers new and old, yet not so different that it feels contrived, or paints you the fashion victim or odd duck. The Kia Soul has been that—the ‘mainstream alternative’ hit of the...Read More»

2014 Kia Forte
2014 Kia Forte Video Road Test

The Kia Forte doesn't have the perennial best-seller badge of the Honda Civic or Ford Focus, but there's a new model this year with a new mission--to chase after those class leaders. Does the Forte have what it takes to beat the competition? Good looks now run in the Kia family, and the Forte...Read More»

2014 Kia Soul
2014 Kia Soul Priced From $15,495

When it arrives later this year, the new 2014 Kia Soul will sport something else designed to capture consumers: a low starting price of $14,700, not including a destination charge of $795. The Soul was new for 2009; Kia previewed the updated version at this year's New York Auto Show. The 2014...Read More»

2014 Kia Sorento
2014 Kia Sorento Recalled For Front Axle Fracture Problem

Kia is recalling certain 2014 model year Kia Sorento crossover SUVs for a front axle issue that may result in axle fracture. This is the same issue that led to the recall of 20,300 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport crossover SUVs. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)...Read More»

2014 Kia Optima
Kia Optima Ultimate Guide: What You Need To Know

The Kia Optima hasn't always been a model name you'd think to include on the same shopping list as the Honda Accord, Ford Fusion, Chevrolet Malibu, Volkswagen Passat, Toyota Camry, or Nissan Altima. Just a few model years ago, the Kia Optima, like its cousin the Hyundai Sonata, had value going for...Read More»

2014 Kia Sedona
Kia Sedona Minivan Returns For 2014: What's Changed?

After skipping the 2013 model year completely, the Kia Sedona is back for the 2014 model year. And although we expected a completely new van, what we get instead is a few small changes, and a lot more of what's tried and true—for at least another year or so before that new van arrives for...Read More»

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