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First Drive: 2011 Kia Sportage First Drive: 2011 Kia Sportage
Kia's Small Crossover, with Newfound Attitude -- In some ways, the evolution of the 2011 Kia Sportage reflects the evolution of Kia itself. more
First Test: 2011 Kia Sportage First Test: 2011 Kia Sportage
Old Name, New Everything more
Long Term Update 4: 2009 Kia Borrego Long Term Update 4: 2009 Kia Borrego
11 months and 25,663 miles -- "The user interface on the nav/infotainment head unit is one of the best in the business" more
Long Term Update 3: 2009 Kia Borrego Long Term Update 3: 2009 Kia Borrego
9 Months and 21,048 Miles -- Behind the wheel, the Borrego feels more like a compact SUV than a full-size," opines assistant Web producer... more
First Look: 2011 Kia Sportage First Look: 2011 Kia Sportage
The 2011 Kia Sportage first wowed us with its new baby-Sorento styling last month at its international debut in Geneva, but now that it's... more
Truck Trend's Best In Class 2010: Passenger Van Truck Trend's Best In Class 2010: Passenger Van
This year, we've added full-size vans here. Minivans are functional, but there are plenty of Truck Trend readers who are much more... more
Long-term Update 2: 2009 Kia Borrego Long-term Update 2: 2009 Kia Borrego
7 months and 15,119 miles - With 15,000 miles on the 2009 Kia Borrego's odometer, we took it to Car Pros Kia in Carson for its second... more
New Comer: 2011 Kia Sorento New Comer: 2011 Kia Sorento
Sport-coupe styling, SUV function: All-new Kia Sorento Midsize Hauler Gets a New Look, New Character, and a New Home more
Long Term Update 1: 2009 Kia Borrego Long Term Update 1: 2009 Kia Borrego
5 months and 10,344 miles - Our Kia Borrego went in for its first service visit, a $168.22 oil change, full inspection, and tire rotation. more
First Test: 2011 Kia Sorento First Test: 2011 Kia Sorento
Our first drive of the thoroughly reconceived 2011 Kia Sorento outlined the wholesale scrapping of the first-gen vehicle's Mercedes M-Class... more
Long Term Arrival: 2009 Kia Borrego EX 4x4 Long Term Arrival: 2009 Kia Borrego EX 4x4
We look forward to putting some serious miles on our Borrego and seeing how Kia's first serious sport/ute effort stacks up both on... more
2010-2011 New Van and Minivan Buyers Guide 2010-2011 New Van and Minivan Buyers Guide
The Ultimate Guide to All the Newest 2010-2011 Commercial vans, work vans, and minivans! more
First Drive: 2011 Kia Sorento First Drive: 2011 Kia Sorento
Soft(er) Sell: This 2011 Sorento midsize hauler gets a new look, new character, and a new home more
First Drive: 2010 Kia Sorento First Drive: 2010 Kia Sorento
All-New, And All The Better For It: We Drive the European Version of Kia's Newest Crossover more
2007 Kia Rondo EX Long-term Verdict 2007 Kia Rondo EX Long-term Verdict
Two years and 22,589 -- The Gift that Keeps on Giving more
The Pretenders: 2010 Kia Soul vs 2009 Nissan Cube vs 2009 Scion xB The Pretenders: 2010 Kia Soul vs 2009 Nissan Cube vs 2009 Scion xB
Taking The Cube Route: We Go Back to School to Find Out if Kids are Hip to Being Square. more
Long Term Update 6: 2007 Kia Rondo Long Term Update 6: 2007 Kia Rondo
13 months and 20,435 miles - 13 months and 20,435 miles Managing editor Rusty Kurtz knows a thing or two about a driver's seat, and his... more
2007 Kia Rondo Long Term Update 5 2007 Kia Rondo Long Term Update 5
11 months and 16,193 miles - According to senior editor Ed Loh, "The Rondo reminds me of a really nice box, like the kind my dad used to... more
2010 Kia Soul First Drive 2010 Kia Soul First Drive
Economy Car Wrapped in a Candy Shell -- Those who were disappointed with the upsized and redesigned second-generation Scion xB may have a... more
Quick Test: 2009 Kia Borrego EX V-6 4x4 Quick Test: 2009 Kia Borrego EX V-6 4x4
Fewer calories, same flavor - By now, we've gone over the V-8-powered 2009 Kia Borrego with a fine-tooth comb and picked at every nit. The... more
Long Term Update 4: 2007 Kia Rondo Long Term Update 4: 2007 Kia Rondo
9 months and 13,993 miles: "So quiet at idle, feels almost like an electric," claims copy chief Jacqueline Manfredi. more
First Test: 2009 Kia Borrego First Test: 2009 Kia Borrego
Good truck. Bad time: A solid answer to a question few are asking. more
First Drive: 2009 Kia Borrego First Drive: 2009 Kia Borrego
Seattle to L.A. in Kia's Big Tow -- 1200 miles in one brand-new V-8-powered SUV with satellite radio and an iPod jack, no sweat. more
Long-Term Update 3: 2007 Kia Rondo Long-Term Update 3: 2007 Kia Rondo
7 Months and 11,877 Miles - Worker bee with Mini-Me minivan looks more
Long-Term Update 3: 2007 Kia Rondo Long-Term Update 3: 2007 Kia Rondo
7 Months and 11,877 Miles - Worker bee with Mini-Me minivan looks more
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