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Kia Considering Diesel for the US Market

July 15th, 2014 · No Comments

Korean Kia knows about German competitors who plans to offer diesel models on the U.S. market and also considering introducing diesel engines. What about Japan carmakers? Mazda will soon offer a diesel on the U.S. Mazda6 sedan.

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Kia Starts Production of All-Electric Soul

June 12th, 2014 · No Comments

Kia Starts Production of All-Electric Soul at the plant in South Korea. The new all-electric model named Soul EV. The Soul EV features a 27 kWh battery pack and a claimed range of 212 km or 132 mph, while being able to sprint past sixty in just over eleven seconds; top speed is 145 km/h [...]

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2015 Kia Optima Facelift

May 19th, 2014 · No Comments

Kia unveiled some info about its new 2015 Optima model for North American market. The new Optima will gets some upgrade under electronic hood and subtle interior updates. The Kia’s mid-size sedan gets the new UVO eServices and a small number of interior changes.

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New 2014 Kia Forte Five-Door Hatchback

February 7th, 2013 · No Comments

Kia today unveiled the first official photos of the new generation of Forte small hatchback. The new Kia’s hatch will made its world premiere at the Chicago Auto Show. The new Kia’s five-door hatchback is a more stylish proposal than the replaced model with the exterior design highlighted by sculpted flanks, curves and a more [...]

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2013 Kia Soul Wagon Offers More Of What Drivers Enjoy

January 31st, 2013 · No Comments

When the Kia Soul was released in 2010, it didn’t take seeing hip-hop hamsters in the early commercials to convince us that the wagon offered something new and unique from the Korean auto manufacturer.

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List of safest cars for 2013

January 3rd, 2013 · No Comments

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has revealed its annual Top Safety Picks List for new 2013 year. As we know, IIHS only evaluated 29 vehicles with its new testing procedures for TSP+. Luxury cars were the first groups evaluated.

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Facelifted 2013 Kia K7 / Cadenza Sedan

October 29th, 2012 · No Comments

Kia officially revealed its 2013 model K7 in South Korea. The new midsize sedan will go on sale during the first half of 2013 as the Kia Cadenza. In the U.S. Kia Cadenza will go on sale sometime next year.

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2014 Kia Sorento SUV Facelift

June 18th, 2012 · No Comments

Kia today lifted the first official photos of the facelifted Sorento crossover that will be sold in the U.S. The 2014MY refresh brings some improvements that include styling and equipment upgrades as well as what Kia is describing as a “re-engineered bodyshell” and “a new chassis”.

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Kia recalls Rio models over airbag issue

June 5th, 2012 · No Comments

Bad news for Rio owners: due to a potentially faulty sensor mat, Kia is recalling around 73,000 Rio models from the 2006 to 2008 model years. The sensor in the passenger’s seat is susceptible to cracking from fatigue. If that happens, it may not be able to detect whether a child is in the seat, [...]

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Kia K9 went on sale in South Korea

May 2nd, 2012 · No Comments

Kia’s new flagship sedan, called K9,n that look lile the BMW 7-Series, went on sale in South Korea on Wednesday. The full-size rear-wheel drive ambitious sedan is offered with two V6 engines, while pricing in Korea starts at US$46,900 and rises to $76,500.

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