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2021 Kia Seltos crossover nets up to 31 mpg combined rating, starts at $23,110
2021 Kia Seltos crossover nets up to 31 mpg combined rating, starts at $23,110

When it arrives this winter, the 2021 Kia Seltos small crossover will net up to 31 mpg combined, according to the EPA, and cost $2,000 less than the compact Sportage—even with all-wheel drive on the base model, which other automakers usually charge more for. Kia this week announced the 2021...Read More»

2020 Kia Stinger
Kia Stinger: Best Hatchback To Buy 2020

The Kia Stinger is a lot of unexpected things: It's a gorgeous performance car meant to compete with the best German sedans; it's a bargain by comparison; it laid the groundwork for Kia to shock the market with the Telluride three-row SUV; and it is a hatchback. True story. The Stinger is a...Read More»

2020 Kia Telluride - Best Car To Buy 2020
Kia Telluride: The Car Connection's Best Car To Buy 2020

With the Telluride, Kia has its best family car ever. Its best highway car ever. Its best interior ever. Cleverly, it’s all wrapped in a three-row package that’s aimed right at slaking America’s SUV thirst—without acting too thirsty. The 2020 Kia Telluride does what great...Read More»

2020 Kia Telluride - Best Car To Buy 2020
Kia Telluride: How we'd equip our Best Car To Buy 2020 winner

After the dust settled and votes were counted in our Best Car To Buy 2020 competition, the Kia Telluride stood alone at the summit. With the Telluride, Kia has its best family crossover and its best value—right in our wheelhouse. And we think good value among three-row crossovers is harder to...Read More»

2020 Kia Soul - Best Car To Buy 2020
Kia Soul: Best Car To Buy 2020 Nominee

What’s in the box? With the Soul, Kia’s always had a stylish answer, and not just a bunch of goop. The 2020 Kia Soul is the latest in the line of roomy, practical hatchbacks for first-time buyers and penny pinchers. This year, the Soul has us thinking style on a budget like...Read More»

2020 Kia Soul First Drive
2020 Kia Soul vs. 2020 Mazda 3: Compare Cars

If the compact hatchback was the precursor to the small crossover, then the Kia Soul and Mazda 3 took completely different approaches in influencing small crossovers that came after them. The redesigned 2020 Kia Soul is less quirky than when the hamsterbox first launched for 2010, yet it still...Read More»

2020 Kia Telluride
2020 Kia Telluride vs. 2020 VW Atlas: Compare Crossover SUVs

Three-row crossovers spread out in suburbia like Potbelly franchises and cupcake bakeries. We celebrate all of the above, by the way. The 2020 VW Atlas and 2020 Kia Telluride are two popular family crossover SUVs that wear relatively new names. The Atlas is the automaker’s largest three-row...Read More»

2020 Kia Telluride
2020 Hyundai Palisade vs. 2020 Kia Telluride: Compare SUVs

Two of the most anticipated SUVs this year have more in common than being named after ritzy 1-percenter outposts in Colorado and California. The 2020 Kia Telluride and 2020 Hyundai Palisade three-row SUVs are mechanically related in many ways, share similar interior features, powertrains, seating...Read More»

2020 Kia Telluride
2020 Lincoln Aviator vs. 2020 Kia Telluride: Compare SUVs

Three-row SUVS don’t have to wear a certain sticker price to earn the luxury tag. You can spend $80,000 or more on a 2020 Lincoln Aviator—or half that on the 2020 Kia Telluride. The question is, does each deliver the goods to justify its price? Our editors have driven both and according...Read More»

2020 Kia Telluride
2020 Kia Telluride recalled for faulty child seat restraints

Kia will recall more than 30,000 Telluride crossovers for defective seat belt assemblies that may not properly restrain child seats in a crash, the automaker announced this month. Kia said there have been no deaths or injuries due to the seat belts. According to paperwork filed with federal...Read More»

2019 Kia Stinger
Kia sharply discounting Stingers to challenge rivals

Kia Stingers already have plenty of power to move, but they haven't been moving off dealer lots and now Kia is pricing them to move quicker. Our partners at CarDirect found a dealer incentive of up to $3,000 on some Stinger models, but there's a catch. According to CarsDirect, the $3,000 is...Read More»

2020 Kia Forte GT
2020 Kia Forte compact sedan starts at $18,715, but the GT you want is $23,815

The 2020 Kia Forte compact sedan will be one of the most affordable vehicles on Kia lots when it goes on sale later this year, but it'll have ace up its sleeve. The 2020 Kia Forte GT, which sports an uprated 201-horsepower turbo-4 under the hood, may be lurking nearby and tempting buyers into...Read More»

2019 Kia Optima SX 2.0T
Kia recalling 11K 2019 Optima sedans for defective automatic emergency braking

Kia announced last month it would recall more than 11,000 2019 Optima sedans for automatic emergency braking software that may fail to recognize a stationary car. The recall covers 2019 Optima sedans equipped with either a 1.6-liter or 2.0-liter turbo-4 engines, which are found in EX and SX models...Read More»

2020 Kia Telluride
2020 Kia Telluride is a Top Safety Pick, but only with certain headlights

Safety-conscious car shoppers have another SUV to put on their list. The 2020 Kia Telluride is an IIHS Top Safety Pick, but there's a catch. The SUV earned the award, but only when equipped with specific headlights. To qualify as a Top Safety Pick by the IIHS, vehicles must earn "Good" ratings in...Read More»

2020 Kia Telluride
Review update: The 2020 Kia Telluride is how you change brand perceptions

This isn’t the Kia you grew up with. The 2020 Kia Telluride is the final phase of the Korean automaker’s metamorphosis. The Stinger fastback grabbed our attention, but it’s the three-row Telluride crossover SUV that will grab our money. With a TCC Rating of 7.0 the 2020 Kia...Read More»

2020 Kia Soul
2020 Kia Soul earns Top Safety Pick+ with optional equipment

The 2020 Kia Soul is a Top Safety Pick+ when equipped with certain headlights and optional active safety technology. To earn the top accolade from the insurance industry-funded IIHS, a vehicle must score a "Good" rating in all six crashworthiness tests. The 2020 Soul's results marked an improvement...Read More»

2019 Genesis G80
Korean automakers rank highest in latest JD Power quality survey

Three brands that fall under the Hyundai Group umbrella dominated the latest J.D. Power Initial Quality Survey, the results of which were released Wednesday. The rankings this year placed each Korean auto brand in the same spots as last year: Genesis in first, Kia in second, and Hyundai in third...Read More»

2020 Kia Cadenza (Korean market model)
2020 Kia Cadenza to get new look next year

The 2020 Kia Cadenza has a new look for the new year. The automaker brand an updated version of big sedan in its home market of South Korea Wednesday. There, it's known as the K7, but we'll likely see the car keep the Cadenza name when it's shown for the U.S. market. Though sedans continue to fall...Read More»

2019 Kia Stinger
2019 Kia Stinger earns Top Safety Pick+ award

The 2019 Kia Stinger is rated a Top Safety Pick+ when equipped with optional headlights and active safety equipment, the IIHS said last week. A Top Safety Pick+ is the insurance industry-funded group's highest accolade. The safety body put the sport sedan through its slew of tests and the car...Read More»

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