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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 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 78/100 Background The Kia Sorento has been one of our favorite midsize crossover SUVs these past few years. With available V6 power, plenty of features and a roomy interior with an available third-row seat, the current-generation Sorento is a great option for shoppers who want something a bit bigger than the typical small crossover. …

Rating 73/100 Background Kia is a brand on the rise in the United States. From its memorable hamster ads to its high-profile sponsorship of the NBA, you don’t have to be a auto nut to know that this South Korean company is no longer a peddler of anonymous, value-driven cars. And even though its most …

Rating 55/100 Background The redesign of the Kia Sorento last year signaled the automaker’s intent to take on the big nameplates with its crossover SUV. Starting with a switch to carlike unibody construction, the Sorento delivered the drive and comforts that Americans have come to expect from crossover utility vehicles. With the 2012 Sorento, Kia …

Rating 77/100 Background It seems like just yesterday that Kia was fielding quirky offerings like, well, the previous-generation Sorento, a traditional body-on-frame SUV that never really caught on in America. But this company learns quickly. The all-new 2011 Kia Sorento boasts the carlike unibody construction (and the subsequent carlike ride) that Americans crave, and it’s …

Rating 62/100 Background Long ago, sport-utility vehicles replaced the station wagon as the quintessential family hauler. In the beginning, truck-based, body-on-frame SUVs were all there was. But auto shoppers’ desire for a more mild-mannered city SUV eventually gave birth to the crossover — an SUV based on a passenger car. Nowadays, it seems like crossovers …

Rating 53/100 Background Lately, crossovers have been cropping up in the midsize SUV segment like dandelions on a freshly cut lawn. And for most folks, a crossover — which combines the high seating position, foul-weather capability and generous cargo space of a traditional SUV with handling and drive qualities of a auto — is just …

Rating 80/100 Background Let’s just get to the point here: The 2007 Kia Sorento is a great choice if you’re shopping for a midsize SUV with available four-wheel drive and towing capabilities. For fewer than $25,000, you can get a nicely equipped, attractively styled sport-utility car with a powerful V6 engine, real off-road prowess and …