Kia Borrego News

2009 Auto Sales: Have We Hit Bottom Dead Center, Yet?
2009 Auto Sales: Have We Hit Bottom Dead Center, Yet?

As the auto industry prepares for another year of auto shows, new-car introductions and crossed fingers, sales numbers for 2009 will be announced today, by most major automakers. The question rolling around in CEO offices from Tokyo to Stuttgart to Detroit: have we hit bottom dead center yet? It's...Read More»

2009 Kia Borrego
Kia Drops 2010 Borrego From Lineup, Fate TBD

The Kia Borrego could be a one-year wonder. The South Korean automaker says the full-size Borrego sport-utility vehicle will not return to the U.S. for the 2010 model year. The Borrego arrived on the market late in 2008, a victim of poor timing and bad luck. Kia had hoped to sell up to 20,000...Read More»

2009 Kia Borrego
SEMA: 2009 Kia Borrego Strikes a Limited Pose

It's so production-ready, it seems a matter of time before this concept version of the 2009 Kia Borrego joins the Korean automaker's lineup. Called the Limited, the newest version of the well-executed but poorly timed ute wears a monochrome black paint job and limousine-tinted windows, along with...Read More»

2009 Kia Borrego
2009 Kia Borrego Gets Five Stars

Continuing its sales onslaught from South Korea, and proving the company is paying much more attention to American tastes, Kia's brand-new Borrego full-size SUV earned five of five stars for all seating positions in both frontal and side impacts in the National Highway Transportation Safety...Read More»

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Five Cars for the Next Four Years

With the election less than 100 days away, it’s time for car enthusiasts and shoppers everywhere to get to the real issue for the next presidential term: What’s going to be cool to drive for the next four years? The two leading candidates for president, Sen. John McCain from Arizona and Sen...Read More»

2009 Kia Borrego
TCC Drives: 2009 Kia Borrego

We've just driven the all-new 2009 Kia Borrego. During our press-only activities, Kia attempted to convince us that their new body-on-frame mid-size SUV is a player against luxury SUVs. It's not. But here's what it is: a handsome, competently engineered, well-executed sport ute with loads of...Read More»

Truckin' Like it's 1999

There's one trend that just about everyone who follows and is within the auto industry agree on: Old-style body-on-frame sport-utility vehicles are on the decline. Especially mid-size ones, the kind that people with the really heavy-duty towing needs skip over for the largest SUVs. In 2007, Prius...Read More»

2007 Kia KND-4 Concept
2007 Kia KND-4 Concept

Kia’s newest concept car is kinda this, kinda that. Or as chief designer Peter Schreyer would prefer, it “eliminates the boundary between the indoors and outdoors,” and the lines between SUVs and sports cars — a surprisingly common theme at this year’s Los Angeles Auto Show. This is...Read More»

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