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2021 Kia Sorento three-row SUV flexes a new bod and hybrid engines
2021 Kia Sorento three-row SUV flexes a new bod and hybrid engines

The 2021 Kia Sorento three-row crossover SUV shakes off its portly minivan shape for a slimmer, stronger look. Equipped with four new engine choices, including a hybrid and a plug-in hybrid coming later in 2021, the redesigned Sorento is lighter, roomier, more powerful, and more efficient. The...Read More»

2015 Kia Optima
Hyundai, Kia recall 591,000 vehicles for possible brake issues that could lead to fire

Hyundai and Kia will recall more than 591,000 sedans and crossovers for a faulty anti-lock braking system that can cause an electrical short, which may lead to a fire, the automakers reported to federal safety officials last month. Hyundai announced it will recall 151,205 2013-2015 Hyundai Santa Fe...Read More»

2021 Kia Seltos
Review update: The 2021 Kia Seltos SX pairs style with substance

Kia’s on a roll. The Korean automaker can’t build the Telluride three-row SUV fast enough, and now its pint-sized Seltos crossover brings some slick European design to a usually utilitarian segment. The 2021 Kia Seltos small crossover SUV fills a void between the subcompact Niro and the...Read More»

Updated Kia Stinger
Kia Stinger previewed with new engine, new looks–and it's coming to US

The new Kia Stinger performance sedan headed to America will offer a new engine option, updated looks, and new tech. Kia in Korea said the new Stinger would go on sale there sometime this fall, and that the updated Stinger would arrive in the U.S. by the end of the year. Kia has already detailed...Read More»

2021 Kia Seltos crash test
2021 Kia Seltos crossover aces crash-test ratings, falls short of awards

Kia's newest crossover—and its smallest—aced crash-testing by the insurance industry-funded IIHS but poor headlight efficacy kept the small crossover from climbing the agency's honor roll, safety officials announced Thursday. The 2021 Kia Seltos earned top marks in all crash tests...Read More»

2021 Kia K5
2021 Kia K5 vs. 2020 Hyundai Sonata: Compare Cars

The 2021 Kia K5 wears a new badge like it’s the first day on the job at Best Buy. The four-door family sedan’s an upgrade from the former Optima, Kia tells us. It looks the part, but is it different enough to put its kith and kin, the 2020 Hyundai Sonata, in its rearview mirror? If you...Read More»

2021 Kia K5
2021 Kia K5 first drive: Name games dilute a fine follow-up act

The sedan formerly known as the Kia Optima gets a new look this year, but the change hardly stops at the body. It gets a new name too. The question we still have, after hundreds of miles spent in it—is the mid-size 2021 Kia K5 different enough to earn the new K5 badge? The Optima and K5 have...Read More»

2021 Kia Telluride Nightfall Edition
2021 Kia Telluride Nightfall Edition three-row crossover takes a ride to the dark side

Kia has a dark view of its popular three-row crossover SUV, even after it won our top Best Car To Buy 2020 award. The 2021 Kia Telluride Nightfall Edition announced Tuesday turns out the lights on the automaker's brightest surprise last year with a blacked-out special edition. The Nightfall Edition...Read More»

2020 Kia Telluride - Best Car To Buy 2020
Kia has a problem: It can't build the Telluride fast enough

Consumers might be willing to wait five to six months for a $200,000 supercar from Europe, but are they willing to wait that long for a Kia SUV? That’s the question facing Elliott and Nichole Diehm, along with many other 2020 Kia Telluride buyers. In October 2019 the Diehms walked into a Kia...Read More»

2021 Kia K5
2021 Kia K5 sedan starts at $24,455, up $100 from outgoing Optima

The name may be new, but the price is relatively familiar. The 2021 Kia K5 sedan that's arriving in dealers now costs at least $24,455, including mandatory destination charges, the automaker announced Tuesday. That's $100 more than the base version of the 2020 Kia Optima and $120 less than the...Read More»

2021 Kia K5
2021 Kia K5 sedan revealed: New name, new look for Kia's old Optima mainstay

The name won't be the only new thing for the 2021 Kia K5 when it arrives this summer. On Tuesday, Kia detailed the 2021 K5 mid-size sedan that will replace the Optima in its lineup. In places around the world, the K5 name was applied to the sedan already although Kia didn't ship over the name in...Read More»

2022 Kia Sedona
2022 Kia Sedona first look: Family minivan meets SUV style

The upcoming Kia Sedona minivan looks ready to tackle more than just a steep parking lot. The updated minivan broke cover this week in Korea, ahead of its anticipated debut in the U.S. next week. The Kia Carnival, as it's known in other markets around the world, features a distinctly tougher look...Read More»

2021 Kia Seltos SX Turbo
Review update: 2021 Kia Seltos S Turbo stirs mixed emotions

The 2021 Kia Seltos comes with the kind of mixed feelings common to most small crossover SUVs. It gets the job done without standing out in any particular way. The Seltos is fine. No more, no less. The Seltos is a well-equipped value, and its hatchback versatility is paired to a tall ride height...Read More»

2020 Kia Telluride - Best Car To Buy 2020
2020 Kia Sorento vs. 2020 Kia Telluride: Compare Crossover SUVs

The 2020 Kia Sorento and 2020 Kia Telluride are both three-row crossover SUVs that share similar missions to get the family to soccer practice on time. The biggest question for shoppers: How many players do you need to haul and how many shin guards and cleats do you need to carry in the back? Both...Read More»

2021 Kia Seltos
First drive: 2021 Kia Seltos rides in style

Each pint-size ‘ute from nearly every automaker on the planet now promises something different. For many buyers of those small crossovers, all that matters is whether they arrive in style. The 2021 Kia Seltos piles on style like fresh Wranglers, crisp button-up shirts, hard-wearing felt...Read More»

2013 Kia Optima Hybrid
Kia recalling more than 141,000 Optima sedans for faulty fuel lines

Kia will recall 2013-2014 Optima sedans for a faulty fuel line that could crack and increase the risk of a fire, the automaker announced last month. According to paperwork filed with federal safety officials, no injuries or fires have been reportedly caused by the defective line. At issue are...Read More»

2021 Kia Seltos, 2019 LA Auto Show
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»

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