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2014 Kia Sorento Live Photos: 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show
2014 Kia Sorento Live Photos: 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show

Take one brief look at the 2014 Kia Sorento, shown for the first time at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show, and you might just ask what’s so new about it. It’s true the Sorento doesn’t look radically different than the 2013 model. In fact, it looks much the same from the side, and...Read More»

2013 Kia Soul
Hyundai, Kia Owners Seek $775 Million Over Fuel Economy Fibs

Less than a week after the Environmental Protection Agency announced that not one, not two, but 13 Hyundai and Kia models failed to meet their advertised fuel-economy ratings, a class-action lawsuit has been filed against the two Korean automakers. According to Reuters, the suit -- which hasn't...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Elantra
EPA Red-Flags Hyundai Elantra, Kia Sorento, 11 Others For Gas Mileage Ratings

The Environmental Protection Agency has revealed that Hyundai and Kia misstated fuel economy stats on 13 models from the 2011, 2012, and 2013 model years, including on best-sellers such as the Hyundai Elantra and Kia Sorento. As a result the Korean automakers have been ordered to amend window...Read More»

2008 Kia Sorento LX
2007-2008 Kia Sorento SUVs Recalled For Airbag Sensor Fault

Kia is recalling model year 2007 and 2008 Sorento SUVs, built between June 15, 2006 and November 27, 2007, to recalibrate the front passenger seat occupant classification system (OCS). The OCS is designed to deactivate the passenger air bag when the seat is unoccupied, or when a child or child seat...Read More»

2007 Kia Sorento LX
2007-2008 Kia Sorento: Recall Alert

Kia is recalling certain 2007-2008 model year Sorento crossover SUV vehicles over concerns about a faulty sensor in the front passenger airbag control module. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site lists the number of potential affected units at 10,631. Affected...Read More»

2011 Ford Flex 4-door SEL FWD Side Exterior View
Five Family-Friendly Cars That Aren’t Minivans

Finding a car that fits most of the family needs can be a tough proposition – especially if you’re looking for a vehicle that isn’t a minivan. There's nothing wrong with minivans--really, there isn't. This year, every minivan sold in America, from the Kia Sedona to the Honda...Read More»

2012 Kia Sorento 2WD 4-door V6 EX Angular Rear Exterior View
2012 Kia Sorento Takes the Puppets For Another Joy Ride: Video

How do you measure success? Is it popularity? How many Facebook fans you have? How many tweets you post? How much “product” you moved this quarter? How many loyal customers and conquest customers you measure? Well, any of those will do just fine if you’re Kia because they seemed...Read More»

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Jackass Star Ryan Dunn, Hybrid Popemobile, John McGee: Today's Car News

Jackass star Ryan Dunn died last night when his Porsche crashed. Our thoughts go out to his family and friends. [MotorAuthority] John McGee, state senator for Idaho, has been booked on charge of DUI and grand theft. [TheCarConnection] Will General Motors' 2011 Chevrolet Volt become a costly dead...Read More»

2012 Kia Sorento
Muno And Pals Back Again in 2012 Kia Sorento TV Commercials

Everyone with a pulse (that watched the 2010 Super Bowl) is familiar with the Kia Sorento TV commercial featuring Muno, Sock Monkey, a vintage robot and a teddy bear cavorting in the all-new crossover. Talk about grabbing consumer attention. Well, Kia’s back again with another memorable ad...Read More»

2011 Kia Sorento
2012 Kia Sorento Zooms In Residual Value

Sales figures don’t lie. The Kia Sorento has been a runaway hit for the brand ever since Kia launched the compact crossover in January 2010. That’s 16 months and counting as Kia’s best-selling model with total sales of 148,031 (through April). It’s about to get even better...Read More»

2011 Kia Sorento SX
2012 Kia Sorento On Sale, Gets Direct Injection

Kia has been unaffected by the parts jam that's slowing down the launches of some Japanese cars like the 2012 Honda Civic. In fact, the 2012 Kia Sorento, built in the company's new assembly plant in West Point, Georgia, has already started streaming out to dealers with a few upgrades under the...Read More»

2010 Hyundai Santa Fe
2011 Kia Sorento, 2010 Hyundai Santa Fe Recalled For Driveshaft Issue

Some Hyundai Santa Fe and Kia Sorento crossover utility vehicles are being recalled for an issue that could lead to early failure of their automatic transmissions. About 6,169 Santa Fe models, made from October 15, 2009 through March 5, 2010 and all with the 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine, are...Read More»

2011 Kia Sorento SX
Sorento, Mustang, G37, Elantra Among CR's Top Picks For 2011

Kia has muscled past GM and Toyota to earn itself a spot on Consumer Reports' Top Picks list for 2011. The 2011 Kia Sorento is this year's top pick in the Family SUV category and takes that spot from the Chevrolet Traverse; in previous years that spot had also been held by the Toyota Highlander and...Read More»

2011 Kia Sorento SX
2011 Kia Sorento Review: Yo Gabba, A Toy Story?

Kia's 2010 Super Bowl TV spot "Joy, Ride, Dream" starred much-wanted kids toys (one's from cable TV show Yo Gabba Gabba) coming to life and living it up in Las Vegas. Add an infectious music bed by Heavy ("How You Like Me Now") and you've got a must-see TV ad. It's an adult antidote for...Read More»

2011 Kia Sorento SX
More Best-Selling Crossovers in 2010

Look around on America’s highways and byways and you’ll see them everywhere – crossovers of every make and model, from Spartan to luxury. In fact, crossovers (or CUVs) today bridge the gap from sedan to station wagon. Millions of American families have at least one CUV in the...Read More»

2011 Kia Sorento
2011 Kia Sorento SX AWD: Major League

When Kia redid its Sorento crossover SUV for the 2011 selling season, it took a rather long-in-the-tooth machine and gave it current currency: a swoopy and attractive body, excellent road manners, a luxurious interior and all the accoutrements anyone would want at a fraction of what the competition...Read More»

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Good News: 7 Auto Trends And Headlines We Were Glad To See In 2010

It's the end of another year—in this case, a year when we've slogged through countless recall updates, worrisome issues like driver distraction in the spotlight, and confirmed the demise of several major automotive brands, hundreds of dealerships, and overall, some of the worst-ever economic...Read More»

2011 Kia Sorento SX
SX Appeal: 2011 Kia Sorento SX Review

Until recently, Kia and sister company Hyundai had a problem: their vehicles offered great value and strong quality, but their dorky looks and design quirks made them easy to ignore. Boy how things have changed. Approaching the Sorento, you first notice the work of former Audi designer Peter...Read More»

2011 Kia Sorento
2011 Kia Sorento Recalled For Potential Brake Issue

Kia is recalling nearly 7,700 vehicles, all 2011 Kia Sorento models, for a potential issue with the rear brakes. According the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), based on a notice from Kia, rear brake calipers that might not have been properly machined. The affected vehicles...Read More»

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