2021 Kia Seltos versus 2020 Hyundai Venue: New entries in the highly competitive small SUV market

These are two completely different vehicles punching in different weight classes, but they have the same basic engine and several other similarities. While this isn’t a head-to-head comparison, it is a look at some solid offerings that will fit the bill for different buyers and different applications.

Refreshed Niro debuts at Los Angeles Auto Show

REFRESHED NIRO HYBRID DEBUTS AT  LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOW 2020 Niro Receives Exterior and Interior Enhancements  New headlights, grille and wheels highlight exterior changes   Added tech upgrades and more Advanced Driver Assistance Systems  LOS ANGELES, November 20, 2019 — Today Kia Motors America (KMA) unveiled the enhanced Niro Hybrid. The popular and award-winning compact crossover receives several exterior enhancements for its mid-cycle refresh, including new projector-type headlights [...]

By |2020-01-11T10:03:36-06:00November 20th, 2019|Categories: _Inside Lane, KIA|Tags: , , , , , , |

Kia unleashes Untamed Seltos X-Line Concepts at 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show

Kia unleashes Untamed Seltos X-Line Concepts at 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show Aggressive Concepts Are Sneak Peeks Into Future of the All-New 2021 Seltos SUV Trail Attack Concept takes Seltos capability out of the suburbs and into parts unknown Urban Concept eagerly chews up the most intimidating potholes, taking on anything the mean streets can dish out LOS ANGELES, November 20, 2019 – Moments after unveiling the all-new 2021 Seltos [...]

By |2020-01-11T10:09:40-06:00November 20th, 2019|Categories: _Inside Lane, KIA|Tags: , , , , , , , |

All-new 2021 Kia Seltos blends ruggedness and refinement in entry-SUV segment

ALL-NEW 2021 KIA SELTOS BLENDS RUGGEDNESS AND REFINEMENT IN ENTRY SUV SEGMENT Adventure-Ready Crossover Joins Kia’s Bold Utility Lineup Combines modern styling and sophistication with well-engineered capability Right-sized; slots between iconic Soul and sleek Sportage Powered by efficient 2.0-liter or spirited 1.6-liter Turbo four-cylinder engines Available all-wheel drive with torque vectoring Well-appointed interior laden with smart technology to enhance the on-road experience harkens to Telluride levels of refinement LOS [...]

By |2020-01-11T10:12:20-06:00November 20th, 2019|Categories: _Inside Lane, KIA|Tags: , , , |

2020 Kia Soul GT-Line Review – This Kia has Soul

The Kia Soul was made famous by Kia's hamster ad scheme. But the little Kia that could found a cult following. Backed by Kia's class-leading warranty, the Kia Soul has become a familiar site on the road. The latest iteration of the hamster-mobile has made some physical changes to the appearance and offerings both inside and out. Click to read the full article to see if these changes add up to a better end product.

By |2020-05-09T20:03:39-05:00November 18th, 2019|Categories: Automotive Reviews, KIA|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Imagine by Kia: a new all­electric concept car revealed

5 March 2019 – Kia Motors has revealed its new all­electric concept car, ‘Imagine by Kia’, at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show. “Automotive design is about capturing the heart and making it beat that bit faster for that bit longer. We believe that there’s absolutely no reason why that should change simply because the car is electric,” says Gregory Guillaume, Vice President of Design for Kia Motors Europe. [...]

By |2020-01-11T10:33:46-06:00March 5th, 2019|Categories: _Inside Lane, KIA|Tags: , , , , |

Rio and Stinger named segment winners in J.D. Power 2018 Automotive Performance, Execution, and Layout (Apeal) Study

Kia’s Overall Score Increases Eight Points Since Last Year Rio and Stinger fastback sedan dazzled in their respective segments Kia continues to cement its place among the top 10 non­premium brands IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 2, 2018 – Following the launch of the 2018 Rio and highly anticipated 2018 Stinger, Kia Motors America (KMA) has earned two more J.D. Power Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) awards for its stylish [...]

By |2020-01-11T10:43:01-06:00August 2nd, 2018|Categories: _Inside Lane, KIA|Tags: , , , , , |

Fresh-faced 2019 Sedona makes appearance at the New York International Auto Show

Subtle Yet Significant Upgrades Keep Sedona Ahead of the Minivan Pack Visual enhancements all around give the Sedona a bolder appearance 8-speed automatic helps provide more seamless driving experience and aims to increase fuel efficiency1 Available Rear Entertainment System (RSE) is all-new with enhanced functionality including smartphone mirroring NEW YORK, March 28, 2018 – At the 2018 New York International Auto Show today, Kia Motors America (KMA) unveiled the refreshed [...]

By |2020-01-11T10:48:48-06:00March 28th, 2018|Categories: _Inside Lane, KIA|Tags: , , , , |

Refreshed 2019 Kia Optima Debuts at New York International Auto Show

Redesigned and Brimming with New Tech and Features, the 2019 Optima Continues its Run as a Compelling Alternative in the Midsize Sedan Segment SX 2.0T infuses Optima with available European­style sport leather seating More Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS)1 technologies now standard across Optima line New UVO play, UVO link and UVO link2 with Navigation debut on 2019 Optima NEW YORK, March 28, 2018 – The refreshed 2019 Kia [...]

By |2020-01-11T10:49:04-06:00March 28th, 2018|Categories: _Inside Lane, KIA|Tags: , , , |

Reimagined 2019 Kia K900 makes global debut at New York Auto Show

Classically drawn exterior inspired by ‘Gravity of Prestige’ design concept Wrap­around cabin touts sophisticated materials and wide array of high­tech features and upscale amenities K900 offers superb ride quality and ‘confident comfort’ Standard UVO luxe1 embedded telematics allow remote start and HVAC control features NEW YORK, March 28, 2018 – Kia Motors America (KMA) today unveiled the completely redesigned Kia K900 sedan at the 2018 New York International Auto [...]

By |2020-01-11T10:51:47-06:00March 28th, 2018|Categories: _Inside Lane, KIA|Tags: , , , |