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2016 Kia Sportage SX

2016 Kia Sportage

“Made for Active Lifestyles”Interior As you approach the vehicle the proximity sensing key automatically folds and unfolds the side mirrors, lights up the door handle pockets and the doors unlock without having to take the key out of your pocket and the push start technology has you on the go with ease. Once inside the…

2015 Kia Sorento LX

2015 Kia Sorento LX

The 2015 Kia Sorento is a great choice for those looking for a mid-size SUV with the option of many add-ons rivaled by other luxury manufacturers. The Sorento comes in a number of models which range from the LX, EX, LX-V6, EX-V6, EX-V6 Luxury and SX and have either a 4 cylinder or V6 engine…

2015 KIA Soul EV

2015 Kia Soul EV

“Totally Transformed”Since the start of the automotive industry vehicles have primarily been powered by fossil fuels, different ideas for powering vehicles with other sources of energy has always been a hot topic of discussion with ideas like ethanol fuel based, propane propelled vehicle’s, hydrogen fuel cell based, even water based vehicles have been ideas floating…

Car Reviews – 2012 KIA Optima Review (Hybrid Premium)

“BEST NEW FAMILY VEHICLE OVER $30,000” The Kia Optima has been compared to the Toyota Camry, Nissan Maxima, Ford Fusion and even the Lexus HS250h and for good reason; Kia has gone above and beyond what used to be expected of a Kia. This hybrid comes equipped with many standard features that only luxury vehicles…

Car Reviews – 2012 KIA Sorento Review (LX)

“Top Safety Pick for 2011 by Insurance Institute for Highway Safety” Kia, a manufacturer that has been gaining more and more market share over the past decade, not only known for their safety features but now have their foot in the luxury market. The Sorento comes in a number of models which range from the…

Car Reviews – 2012 KIA Rio5 Review

“The 2012 Rio is handsome enough to the eyes, sporting the new Kia brand-identity” Interior The Rio5 is a subcompact, the cabin does offer decent headroom and legroom for four adults of normal height and girth. The cabin, quieter than that of the previous version, retains the clean, functional three-cylinder setup, and with intuitive controls.…

Car Reviews – 2011 Kia Optima Review (EX T-GDI)

The 2011 Kia Optima doesn’t have much of anything in common with the Optimas of the past, which was more than okay with this reviewer. The new Optima is about the same size as competing mid-size sedans, like the Honda Accord, Toyota Camry, and Chevrolet Malibu; but its a deal that i find more attractive,…

Car Reviews – 2011 KIA Optima Review (Hybrid)

The 2011 Kia Optima Hybrid (which is the Optima’s first hybrid) shares the same drive-train found on the 2011 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid: a 2.4-liter engine combined with six-speed automatic transmission, a 30kW electric motor and lightweight lithium polymer batteries to provide total 206 horsepower and 36 mpg in the city and 40 on the highway.…

Car Reviews – 2011 Kia Sportage Review (T-GDI)

Things are changing at Kia. To say how many of us saw this coming is unknown, but the Korean car company as released new models, updated others. We took the opportunity to test drive the Kia Sportage AWD SX, and we were very happy that we did. Gone is the day of that cheap styled…