Archive | Kia

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading
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 […]

Continue Reading

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, […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

Report: Kia GT4 Stinger could hit showrooms in 2014

After speaking with some informed individuals with Kia, TopSpeed apparently received the scoop hinting that the South Korean automaker could be on the way to making a production version of the GT4 Stinger Concept, which was revealed at Detroit last month. According to the tips, the exterior of the car has been finalized and it will […]

Continue Reading

Report: The Kia GT4 Stinger could see production according to the designer

A recent report surfaced surrounding the latest Kia GT4 Stinger Concept, which was revealed for the world to see at this year’s Detroit Auto Show just a few short days ago. According to the report, Kia’s Tom Kearns, the brand’s designer behind the Concept, said that the GT4 Stinger could be approved for production to […]

Continue Reading