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Our Cars: 2014 Kia Sorento EX Our Cars: 2014 Kia Sorento EX
The 2014 Kia Sorento I recently drove bore little resemblance to the long-term 2011 model that was the bane of the Motor Trend fleet two... more
2013 Kia Sportage EX First Test 2013 Kia Sportage EX First Test
Recently, we drove the 2013 Kia Sportage EX's boosted sibling, the 2013 Sportage SX, which is equipped with the Hyundai/Kia Theta II 2.0... more
2014 Kia Sorento SX AWD First Test 2014 Kia Sorento SX AWD First Test
Kia has bucked this trend with the 2014 Sorento, bringing what is arguably an all-new chassis to market with only subtly-changed style. more
2014 Kia Sorento First Look 2014 Kia Sorento First Look
Kia's Midsize SUV Shares Factory with Santa Fe, But Details Differ more
2013 Kia Sportage SX FWD First Drive 2013 Kia Sportage SX FWD First Drive
Consumers tend to be thrilled when they can get features and style of much more expensive models in a wallet-friendly package and the 2013... more
2012/2013 Compact Crossover SUV Comparison 2012/2013 Compact Crossover SUV Comparison
Ford Escape vs. Honda CR-V vs. Kia Sportage vs. Mazda CX-5 vs. Volkswagen Tiguan -- Whether we like it or not, crossovers are here to stay,... more
First Test: 2012 Kia Sportage EX First Test: 2012 Kia Sportage EX
The Average CUV buyer wants the utility and space of a station wagon or minivan, but the looks and a fraction of the off-roading ability of... more
Long-Term Update 4: 2011 Kia Sorento Long-Term Update 4: 2011 Kia Sorento
11 Months and 17818 Miles - When it came time to get our long term Sorento serviced, we had a number of choices here in Southern California. more
Long Term Update 3: 2011 Kia Sorento Long Term Update 3: 2011 Kia Sorento
7 Months and 13,363 Miles -- Our 2011 Kia Sorento has real-time traffic data available within the navigation system. Over the last few... more
Long Term Update 2: 2011 Kia Sorento SX AWD Long Term Update 2: 2011 Kia Sorento SX AWD
5 Months and 8243 Miles -- Maybe that's the Sorento's lot in life, to just get people where they are going and not really be a part of the... more
Long Term Update 1: 2011 Kia Sorento Long Term Update 1: 2011 Kia Sorento
3 months and 5020 miles: After putting some miles on our long-term Sorento, editors have developed some pretty strong opinions. more
Long Term Arrival: 2011 Kia Sorento SX AWD Long Term Arrival: 2011 Kia Sorento SX AWD
It's always nice to have a three-row vehicle in our test fleet. Every once in a while, you need to be able to carry more than five people... more
2012 Future Trucks, SUVs, Vans, and Crossovers 2012 Future Trucks, SUVs, Vans, and Crossovers
An A-to-Z Look at What's Coming from the World's Top Automakers more
First Test: 2011 Kia Sportage SX First Test: 2011 Kia Sportage SX
Sportage SX Takes Aim at Turbo Cute-Utes. Kia's handsome new Fleet of Peter Schreyer-designed vehicles now bears no resemblance to the... more
Truck Trend's Best In Class 2011: Passenger Van Truck Trend's Best In Class 2011: Passenger Van
For now, most of the vans are the same as last year. more
Truck Trend's Best In Class 2011: Midsize SUV Truck Trend's Best In Class 2011: Midsize SUV
For the midsize SUVs for Best in Class, we had to set a cutoff point, so it made the most sense to categorize midsize models as having at... more
Comparing Minivans with Seven-Passenger Crossovers/SUVs Comparing Minivans with Seven-Passenger Crossovers/SUVs
True Value: What Do Buyers Sacrifice by Eschewing Minivans? Some people simply can't handle minivans. Despite recent efforts by Toyota and... more
Long Term Verdict: 2009 Kia Borrego EX 4x4 Long Term Verdict: 2009 Kia Borrego EX 4x4
Saying good-bye, twice: When Kia initially developed the body-on-frame Borrego, it would have made perfect sense to see it in a comparison... more
First Look: Kia KV7 Concept First Look: Kia KV7 Concept
Stretching Kia's Soul. Kia's Soul -- the funky box-on-wheels that hamsters love to drive -- was one of the Korean automaker's first... more
Long Term Update 6: 2009 Kia Borrego Long Term Update 6: 2009 Kia Borrego
15 months and 37,312 miles -- The design of the interior has not aged well. more
Long Term Update 5: 2009 Kia Borrego Long Term Update 5: 2009 Kia Borrego
13 months and 28,622 miles -- Sleeper of a Super Deal more
First Look: 2011 Kia Sedona First Look: 2011 Kia Sedona
After taking a look at our recent minivan comparison, we hope you haven't forgotten about the Kia Sedona, which has received a handful of... more
2011-2012 New Van and Minivan Buyers Guide 2011-2012 New Van and Minivan Buyers Guide
The Ultimate Guide to All the Newest 2011-2012 commercial vans, work vans, and minivans! more
2011 New Crossover SUV Buyers Guide 2011 New Crossover SUV Buyers Guide
The Ultimate Guide to All the Newest 2011 Crossover Sport Utility Vehicles. more
First Drive: 2011 Kia Sorento SX First Drive: 2011 Kia Sorento SX
There's a new 2011 Kia Sorento in town. We know: The midsize crossover already holds the title of Kia's top seller after going on sale the... more
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