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Kia reveals the all-new 2015 Sorento for foreign markets, to come to US as 2016 model

Kia revealed a newly redesigned Sorento for the 2015 model year. Because foreign markets have a tendency to be revealed before the US, the new model is expected to come to North America as a 2016 model. Not much else is known, as the pictures speak for themselves. The new 2015/2016 Kia Sorento gets a […]

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Photo Renderings: Sketches for the 2016 Kia Sorento leaked

Photos for the next-generation 2016 Kia Sorento were recently leaked on Kia’s enthusiast site,¬†KiaWorld. The current second generation Kia Sorento has been with us since 2009 as a 2010 model and when the third generation model gets revealed in 2015 as a 2016 model, it will be six years old–just about the right time for […]

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Report: Kia mulling diesel cars in US market

AutoGuide recently learned that Kia might be interested in bringing some diesel passenger cars stateside, after speaking with Orth Hedrick, Kia Motors America’s current vice president for product planning. Though, an entry into our market is not expected for another three to four years. This is attributed to difficulties with different emissions standards between Europe […]

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Recalls: Kia calling back some 2014 Cadenzas over wheels prone to cracking

Kia got on the wire with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to recall just over 3,100 2014 Cadenzas over wheels that might crack in cold weather. According to the release by the NHTSA, the wheels affected involve the optional 19-inch alloys, which could crack prematurely, posing as a safety threat. No injuries or fatalities […]

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2014 Beijing: Kia introduces the K4 midsize sedan concept in China

Kia revealed a new midsize sedan at Auto China 2014, which poses as a sort of reengineered clone of our Optima. While there is no official documented connection within the press release, by virtue and intent, the K4 is a Hyundai Sonata competitor for China. Though according to Kia themselves, the new K4 is designed […]

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2015 Kia Sedona

2014 NYIAS: 2015 Kia Sedona is not the van it used to be

People movers are appliances, dull at best and downright irritating when they don’t work properly. The new Sedona pledges to be none of those things, though in a climate riddled with crossovers, this sort of approach is a survival tactic. Can you fit a 4×8 sheet of plywood in it? That may be the standard […]

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The 2015 Kia Sedona is the last of the line to get revamped, heads to New York

Following a quick teaser of Kia’s last model needing a complete makeover, which would be none other than the Sedona minivan, Kia sought to showcase the car on the Internet before its debut at the New York Auto Show later this week. Incorporating the latest and greatest design and engineering from the South Korean automaker, […]

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Report: Kia looking to expand Soul lineup with a coupe

Word via¬†CARandDRIVER is that Kia is looking to expand their Soul lineup. Specifics for a model haven’t been quite decided upon just yet, though the report indicates that Kia could be leaning towards a two-door version of the Soul crossover. A Kia Soul coupe was hinted previously with the Kia Track-ster Concept of 2012, revealed […]

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Report: Less than 30% of Kia dealers will get the $60,000 K900, will have to retrain significantly

On the heels of a reasonably successful Superbowl commercial, Kia is ramping up sales of their $60,000 K900 luxury sedan. Packed with a V8 and Lexus levels of luxury and refinement, the K900 represents the second tier Korean automaker’s test of the luxury market. Dropping in a step below the VW Phaeton, the K900 isn’t […]

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2014 Chicago: Kia electrifies the Soul for 2015 in the Windy City

Kia finally revealed the all-electric version of the Soul at the Chicago Auto Show today for the 2015 model year. Building upon the Soul’s already profound success, Kia seeks to see if younger buyers are willing to experiment with EVs. None of the hip appeal of the Soul is lost as the 2015 Kia Soul […]

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