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Affordability is the main consideration for most buyers. And even with the SUV segment being an embarrassment of riches as it concerns selections, finding a model that aligns with your finances should outweigh all other factors.  To aid you in this endeavor, Car and Driver came out with its list of the cheapest new SUVs …

Kia has done a stellar job with its SUVs. A great example of this is its Sportage model, which has garnered top safety ratings and Top Buy awards from automotive resources like Kelley Blue Book. With that success driving it to push what SUVs can achieve, Kia developed a model that could revolutionize the SUV …

Kia is ramping up its marketing efforts when it comes to its all-new 2017 Niro SUV, enlisting the help of a major celebrity. Commercials narrated by Melissa McCarthy began airing January 18. The 15-second spots are the first broadcast components of a larger marketing campaign that will include an original 60-second commercial which will air …

The surge in demand for compact SUVs means this segment will continue to expand and evolve. A great example of this came from the LA Auto Show, where compact SUVs dominated the landscape of the new vehicle offerings. Furthermore, Ford announced recently it will enter the compact segment with its EcoSport model while other manufacturers …

This is sure to make Kia Soul lovers happy! There’s now a more powerful option of Kia’s funky urban runabout. The new 2017 Soul Exclaim was unveiled to the media in San Francisco on November 8. The company says it’s hard to make something great even better but argues it did so by adding a …

An autonomous sports utility vehicle designed to tackle snow and ice? Talk about a winter sports lover’s dream! It’s just one of the four all-new customized vehicles unveiled by Kia Motors America at the 2016 Special Equipment Market Association Show in Las Vegas. They’re re-imagined versions of current production models. The company also had its …

Let’s start fresh: This was Kia’s idea when it went back to the drawing board for its 2017 Kia Sorento model. The clean slate worked too, as the new Sorento carries with it a bold persona not found on its previous predecessors. Exterior The biggest changes come on the exterior, where the 2017 Kia Sorento …

The ease of accessing information digitally has made it convenient to do all your vehicle research from the comfort of your home. However, with so much information available, it’s important to develop good researching skills to save time. One of the most effective techniques employed is to take two comparable models and see how they …

Rating 77/100 Background As the titular Malcolm would attest, it can be tough being in the middle. And yet, the Kia Sorento has done just fine occupying a middle ground between compact and midsize SUVs. For 2016, a completely redesigned Sorento carries on this tradition, but its needle now swings a bit from one side …

Rating 55/100 Background Kia often imbues its vehicles with a sporty vibe, and that’s certainly apparent with the aptly named 2016 Kia Sportage. Throughout the production of this current generation, the Sportage has delivered both nimble handling and strong performance. The turbocharged power plant in the Sportage SX is the standout, with 260 horsepower and …

Rating 80/100 Background After last year’s significant but essentially under-the-skin "redesign," the Kia Sorento carries over for 2015 and as such it remains a solid pick in its class. Actually, stating "class" may be inaccurate, given that the Sorento straddles the line between compact and midsize crossovers, comparing directly to neither. This Kia offers a …

Rating 70/100 Background When the Kia Sportage made its U.S. debut almost 20 years ago, it tried to take on traditional sport-utility vehicles head-to-head with its serious four-wheel-drive capability. Before long, however, Kia realized that the growing number of buyers was really looking for more than just physically smaller versions of familiar full-size SUVs. They …