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In the Rearview Mirror: 2012 Auto News in Review

In the Rearview Mirror: 2012 Auto News in Review

  Reaching an end to another year, 365 days can be summed up by a number of successes and failures; the same can be said for the automotive field of 2012. Vehicle premiere, discontinuation of models, safety recalls and other tidbits of news have been the subject matter for this as well as other automobile […]

LA: 2014 Kia Forte

LA: 2014 Kia Forte

Both Kia and Honda are releasing small cars at the Los Angeles International Auto Show. We have yet to drive either, but based on looks, Kia certainly has the upper hand. In order to keep sales consistent, Hyundai and Kia have staggered model releases. Hyundai gets the newest generation models first, while Kia follows later. […]

2013 Automotive Black Sheep Herd

2013 Automotive Black Sheep Herd

Alright, so it is two days past Black Friday. Assume I was like so many others who were making leaping dives to save ten dollars on a toaster. Black Friday is one of those interesting periods of near savage behaviour in the name of consumerism. The ironic part is day where shoppers are enticed to […]

The Dark Kia? Batman-Themed Optima Prepped for Charity

The Dark Kia? Batman-Themed Optima Prepped for Charity

Growing up, many of us have acquainted ourselves with the incorruptible good guys originating from comic books. If you were a Marvel comic book fan, you anxiously read the adventures of the recently live action-adapted team called The Avengers. If a supporter of DC Comics (known officially as DC Entertainment), your world was highlighted by […]

Toyota Camry vs Kia Optima

Hybrid Sedan Face-Off: Kia Optima vs. Toyota Camry

Hybrid technology is here to stay, and while it is not a new technology on the road, it is only recently that the vehicles have started to show up with a bit more styling than their early predecessors.  Recently, I had the opportunity to test two of these rides next to each other, the 2012 […]

Deal of the Year: 2012 Kia Sportage

Deal of the Year: 2012 Kia Sportage

More often than not, Kia vehicles have been associated with low quality and low prices, but over the past few years, the rides have shown an increase of quality and styling while keeping prices reasonable.  This is especially true for the 2012 Kia Sportage, a small SUV that has earned its place on the road. […]

2012 Kia Sorento EX AWD Review

2012 Kia Sorento EX AWD Review

The Kia Sorento was completely redesigned for the 2011 model year and cruises into 2012 with a new engine with more power, improved fuel economy, and new technology to help the driver stay connected. The fully-equipped mid-size Sorento was redesigned last year with a new unibody construction and is much more car-like than before. The previous […]

Next-Generation 2013 Kia Forte Debuts Online

Next-Generation 2013 Kia Forte Debuts Online

It doesn’t seem that long ago that the current Kia Forte sedan was being launched, heralding a new era in Kia small cars. The current Forte is perhaps the first truly competitive Kia small car, and we’ve taken a liking to the sporty Koup version. Since its launch though, the company has grown leaps and […]

2012 Kia Rio: Full of Pep

2012 Kia Rio: Full of Pep

The new 2012 Kia Rio has shown the world that fun and affordability in the subcompact market are not impossible to find.  With a brand new design brought to the 2012 model year, this new look brings with it a sedan and five-door ride, all with a sleek new body.  Along with the improved styling […]

Kia Settles On Quoris Name For Rear-Wheel Drive Flagship

Kia Settles On Quoris Name For Rear-Wheel Drive Flagship

There’s a lot of power in a good name. A name brings to mind certain things; associations, characteristics and the like. Impressions can form that stick for years. Kia has been working to change perceptions about its brand; and the effort has been successful thanks to impressive product. In the United States the Kia Optima […]

2012 Kia Optima Hybrid Review

2012 Kia Optima Hybrid Review

If you haven’t been following what the South Koreans are doing, it might look like they have come from nowhere and taken the automotive world by storm. Kia, which is owned by Hyundai Motor Group has been steadily moving up the automotive ladder in a number of key areas. The quality of their cars has […]

2012 Kia Soul ! Review

2012 Kia Soul ! Review

The 2012 Kia Soul is a compact hatchback aimed at the Millennial generation, but is perfect for anyone who has a youthful spirit. Youthful styling is what draws younger buyers to the Kia Soul, but it also has a lot to offer like good fuel mileage, practicality and technology. For 2012, the styling on the […]

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