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Take a Look at the All-New 2023 Kia Sportage Hybrid

Take a Look at the All-New 2023 Kia Sportage Hybrid

The Kia Sportage recently underwent a complete redesign, giving the SUV a more modern look as well as updated features, inside and out. Another update arrives in the form of the all-new 2023 Kia Sportage Hybrid. “The new Sportage Hybrid SUV marks yet another step in Kia’s advance on sustainable mobility, as part of our global ‘Plan S’ efforts,” said Sean Yoon, president and CEO of Kia America at Kia North America. “In addition to paving a new pathway to…

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Kia EV6 Beats Tesla to Set New Guinness World Record

Kia EV6 Beats Tesla to Set New Guinness World Record

The all-new Kia EV6 electric SUV is already breaking records and it hasn’t even made it to dealership lots yet. In a recent trek across the United States, the 2022 EV6 managed to set a mark recognized by the Guinness World Records for taking the least amount of time to charge during its journey — taking this achievement from Tesla in the process. “The EV6’s record-setting run is the latest signal that Kia will be a leader in the popularization…

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Large and In Charge: 2017 Kia Sorento Review

Large and In Charge: 2017 Kia Sorento Review

The 2017 Kia Sorento is out, and the reviews are rolling in. The latest version of this crossover defies stereotypes and brings a high-quality design and plenty of power to the road. The overall refinement and style is set to revolutionize comparable models from American automakers. Put simply, the new Kia Sorento brings a value-oriented design no competitor can match. While many automakers have abandoned rounded edges and curves, designers stayed the course with the 2017 Sorento. Inside, an upscale…

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Preview: 2017 Kia Niro Fuel Efficiency

Preview: 2017 Kia Niro Fuel Efficiency

The 2017 Kia Niro is an upcoming hybrid crossover vehicle currently available to preview at select Kia dealers. The Niro comes with a 1.6-liter GDI 4-cylinder engine and 6-speed transmission that offers exceptional ride quality without compromising its incredible fuel economy. At 50 mpg combined, the Niro will be at the top of its segment in efficiency. The estimated Kia Niro fuel efficiency comes in part from its Full Parallel Hybrid System and partly from its lightweight build, which uses…

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The Redesigned 2017 Kia Sorento Makes a Bold Statement

The Redesigned 2017 Kia Sorento Makes a Bold Statement

Fresh off a brilliant redesign, the 2017 Kia Sorento emerges as a refreshing choice for your next family vehicle. Kia has added more cabin space this time around plus a newly-designed dashboard. These changes combine nicely with the Sorento’s overall design to make for a well-balanced SUV that is ready to rise to any occasion. The intelligent design of the all-new Sorento is manifest in its practical and beautiful exterior design. Engineers gave the Sorento a wider stance and longer…

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J.D. Power Names KIA Soul and Sportage Best in Their Segments for Initial Quality

J.D. Power Names KIA Soul and Sportage Best in Their Segments for Initial Quality

Big news for KIA drivers and SUV lovers: the 2016 KIA Soul and Sportage were both ranked highest in their segments for Initial Quality by J.D. Power and Associates! For the second year in a row, the KIA Soul has topped the Initial Quality Study in the Compact Multi-Purpose Vehicle segment. This year, the Soul beat out tough competition like the Ford C-Max and Toyota Prius v with just 72 problems per 100 vehicles. Similarly, the Sportage edged out the…

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Kia Safety Technologies Win Top Safety Pick Plus on New Sportage

Kia Safety Technologies Win Top Safety Pick Plus on New Sportage

Kia is raking in the awards, including the prestigious safety award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). In fact, the 2017 Kia Sportage recently received the Top Safety Pick+ award, demonstrating that this model is among the safest on the highway. This rating reflects top scores in each of the five crashworthiness tests, including driver assist technologies which aid in preventing crashes. According to the automaker, Kia safety technologies include features like Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB), Lane Departure…

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EcoDynamic Kia Lineup Gets a Fantastic Addition in the 2017 Niro

EcoDynamic Kia Lineup Gets a Fantastic Addition in the 2017 Niro

One of the hottest cars to roll across the stage at the recent Chicago Auto Show was the 2017 Kia Niro. Kia calls it a hybrid utility vehicle. A sharp-looking crossover with roof rails and rear skid plate, the Niro certainly exudes a utility vibe. The 2017 Kia Niro also looks distinctly like a Kia and this is a very good thing. Kia’s signature honeycomb mesh grille adorns the front end while clean lines and economy of design complete the…

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Kia Shows Off 2017 Sportage Exterior

Kia Shows Off 2017 Sportage Exterior

Kia recently unveiled the first official images of the 2017 Sportage exterior. The compact SUV is entering its fourth generation and is slated to make its world debut at the Frankfurt International Motor Show in mid-September. The new Sportage was designed with modern fighter jets in mind, and that source of inspiration shines through in the car’s slick lines and smooth angles. From the side, the Sportage looks very similar to previous models, but the angular headlights, wrap-around LED taillights,…

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