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Autoblog Wraps Up Their Long-Term EV6 Review

April 1st, 2024 by
2024 Kia EV6 Front View

The 2024 Kia EV6 is a brilliant car that provides sporty performance with SUV-like utility without any real compromises to buyers. Automotive journalists around the country have been singing its praises, including Autoblog.com, who recently wrapped up their own long-term, 10,000-mile test.  In the summary of their test, Autoblog said, “The EV6 managed to be…

Cars.com Names Kia Telluride Best Family Car For 2024

March 20th, 2024 by
2024 Kia Telluride Front Side View

The Kia Telluride has changed the family SUV game. Not one automotive publication has given the award-winning Kia mid-size SUV a bad rating or review. The reason why is not hard to understand once you have been inside of one. It’s attractive, has great comfort, loads of space, and is one of the safest vehicles…

Kia Carnival Is The Best Family Car You Can Buy

March 15th, 2024 by
2024 Kia Carnival Front View

The 2024 Kia Carnival is no doubt the best family car you can buy, according to the automotive enthusiast website The Autopian. With a reliable 3.5-liter V6 that produces 290 horsepower and 262 lb-ft of torque, the popular MPV (Multi-Purpose Vehicle) takes family hauling to a whole new level and standard. As the website said,…

Kia Reveal 2025 K5 at Chicago Auto Show

March 10th, 2024 by
2025 Kia K5 Announced - Side View

U.S. automakers may have abandoned the family sedan, but Kia has shown its faith in the category by revealing the 2025 K5 sedan at the 2024 Chicago Auto Show. Having been redesigned for 2022, this model retains the same basic design but features new front and rear styling details, updated technologies, and a new base…

How Long Do Batteries Last

March 5th, 2024 by
2024 Kia Sportage HEV Hybrid Battery

A significant part of the future of the automobile will undoubtedly include hybrids, plug-in hybrids (PHEV), and fully electric vehicles. But some owners rightfully have a question: how long will the battery last?  Especially since automakers sold more than 1 million hybrids in 2023 alone and account for more than 8% of all new cars…

Kia EV9 Wins NACTOY Utility Vehicle Of The Year

March 1st, 2024 by
2024 Kia EV9 Lineup

The 2024 Kia EV9 is a breakthrough vehicle for customers who have been yearning to have a full-size SUV that doesn’t use gasoline. As a purely electric vehicle, the EV9 has become the go-to vehicle for people who want an EV with pure SUV abilities. But the kicker is: it doesn’t look like some funky,…

Should You Buy a Loaner Car?

February 15th, 2024 by
Kia Certified Pre_Owned Vehicles

It is almost universal that when shopping for a used car, we want it to be as new as our budget will allow. We like to see as little “use” as possible.  We quantify this in terms of miles and qualify it in terms of condition. Certified Pre-owned vehicles have been a significant step toward…

2024 Seltos Vs. Subaru Crosstrek

February 10th, 2024 by
2024 Kia Seltos Side View

Launched in 2021, the Seltos is too new for a complete redesign, but 2024 brought several significant updates to the model. The Subaru Crosstrek, on the other hand, was redesigned for 2024. With two models in the same segment offering something new, Kelley Blue Book (KBB) decided to directly compare the two models. Kia of…

2024 Kia Sorento Receives Major Update

February 9th, 2024 by
2024 Kia Sorento Family Lineup

Kia’s smaller 3-row SUV was completely redesigned for 2021, so the changes for the 2024 Sorento represent a mid-cycle update. That said, the changes are pretty significant. Kia of Mankato takes you through what has and what hasn’t changed. A New Face The silhouette remains the same, and the vertical taillights look unchanged until they…

Kia Debuts EV Van Concept At CES

February 1st, 2024 by
Kia PBV Lineup First Reveal

The world of electric vehicles is growing, and automakers are trying to find the next big vehicle that the public will want. However, Kia is going in a slightly different direction with their next idea, realizing that not only the ordinary buying public needs EV options but also companies. While some auto manufacturers are already…

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