A photo of the Chevrolet Equinox outdoors.
Trucks & SUVs

The 2021 Chevy Equinox and Kia Sorento Have the Same Issue

Deciding between the 2021 Chevy Equinox and 2021 Kia Sorrento may be a little challenging because they struggle with a similar problem. This Chevy Equinox and Kia Sorento issue may have you considering rivals instead.  The 2021 Chevy Equinox and Kia Sorento are both a little weak  The 2021 Kia Sorento and Chevy Equinox are …

A dark-colored 2021 Kia Sedona travels on a suburban street
Tips, Tricks & Trends

This New Kia Looks Like a Hearse, Complete With Curtains

Van life has exploded stateside in the past year. And though some people might want a cool-looking ride, not everyone wants an eerie-looking one. But one fancy minivan in the Korean market resembles something akin to a hearse. Here’s a look at the Kia Carnival Hi Limousine and its connection to the Kia Sedona. The …

Kia Motors Worldwide 2020 Telluride is unveiled during day one of the 2019 North American International Auto Show
Crossover & Midsize

Not Even Snow Can Stop the 2020 Kia Telluride From Being Great

The Kia Telluride has emerged as the gold standard for midsized SUVs. This includes the 2021 Kia Telluride which was given a 97/100 rating and ranked as the best midsize SUV on the market. Additionally, the 2021 Telluride was also ranked as the most reliable midsize SUV on the market, further strengthening an already stellar track record. That is why it’s …

2021 Kia Sorento Hybrid driving around a bend
Trucks & SUVs

Is the 2021 Kia Sorento Large Enough For Families?

The 2021 Kia Sorento is a hot three-row SUV right now. It just got one heck of a new look to better compete against other mid-size rivals like the Toyota Highlander. However, is the Kia Sorento large enough to tote your family around?  Is the 2021 Kia Sorento a good family SUV?  Yes, the 2021 …

A blue 2021 Kia Forte GT Sport compact sedan parked on a paved road in front of green foliage
Sedans & Coupes

The 2021 Kia Forte Is the Least Expensive Compact Sedan

Let’s talk about compact sedans for a minute. Sure, we love crossovers and SUVs. But sedans are still relevant. They offer a traditional car feel and all the extras you’d expect. Plus, the fuel economy tends to be better. The handling is more fun and snappier, too. For many, having a trunk and an easy …

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The 2021 Kia Sportage Has a Dark Side

The Toyota RAV4 and Honda CR-V are still the most sought-after small crossover SUVs. But if you want to break away from the pack, you might be interested in the Kia Sportage. The 2021 Kia Sportage has earned favorable reviews from many respected critics. And this model offers more spunk too. The 2021 Kia Sportage has a …

The 2022 Kia Sedona, aka 2022 Kia Carnival, parked on display with a cityscape in the background
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Kia Kills Sedona Van-Introduces 2022 “Carnival”

When it comes to minivans the herd is getting thinned but the Kia Sedona ranks right at the top for many reasons. For 2021 the Sedona has received some nice added features on the precipice of being replaced. Yes, in spite of these improvements the current Sedona, including its name, is headed toward the sunset. …

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Sedans & Coupes

The Least Reliable 2021 Compact Cars According to Consumer Reports

To many drivers, compact cars are still the most practical and fun. Another bonus is that models in the small car class are among the most affordable. But for the most head-ache free experience, you’ll want to consider long-term reliability ratings. We’ve gathered a list of the least reliable 2021 compact cars based on info from Consumer Reports. CR is …

2021 Kia K5 driving across a bridge
Cars

3 Reasons to Choose the 2021 Kia K5 And Skip the 2021 Toyota Camry

There’s no denying that the Toyota Camry is a great car. But when it comes to comparing it to the 2021 Kia K5? Well, unfortunately for this year’s Camry, there are plenty of reasons to choose the 2021 Kia K5 instead. For best-in-class torque ratings, choose the 2021 Kia K5 Much like the Toyota Camry, …

A red 2020 Mazda CX-30
Trucks & SUVs

What does the Mazda CX-30 Have on the Kia Soul?

Currently, the 2021 Mazda CX-30 is ranking ahead of the 2021 Kia Soul. But we want to know why! Why is the new Mazda CX-30 considered slightly better than the Kia Soul, which has been around as a reliable subcompact SUV for years?  The 2021 Mazda CX-30 vs. the 2021 Kia Soul  According to U.S.News, …

Hyundai Venue in Miami with a mural in the background
Crossover & Midsize

5 Cheap 2021 Crossovers That Are Actually Worth Your Time

As the crossover segment grows in the U.S. market, it becomes increasingly difficult to find a great cheap 2021 crossover. Consumers demand more tech, safety features, and fuel-efficient engines than ever before. As a result, manufacturers have to be quite clever as to how they build these tiny crossovers. Today we’ll be looking at five …

2021 Kia Nightfall Edition Grille

Good Luck Deciding Between the New Kia Telluride and the Kia Sorento

Deciding between the Kia Telluride and the Kia Sorento was relatively simple last year. The Telluride was the better choice if you wanted more glamour, while the Sorento was more pragmatic. But deciding between the 2021 Kia Telluride and the 2021 Kia Sorento? Well, good luck. Driving the 2021 Kia Telluride vs. the 2021 Kia Sorento The Telluride quickly …

An image of the Kia Sorento Hybrid on the road.
Trucks & SUVs

Avoid the 2021 Kia Sorento, Buy the Hybrid Model Instead

The arrival of the all-new 2021 Kia Sorento marks the redesign of one of the brand’s most important models. To stay competitive in the growing crossover segment, the Sorento received some major updates. However, one of the most important could be the addition of an all-new hybrid model. Today we’ll be looking at a recent …

2021-Toyota-4Runner-Trail-Edition parked in gravel is a cool but expensive SUV
Trucks & SUVs

The New Toyota 4Runner Is Cool But Insensibly Expensive

The new Toyota 4Runner is a good reliable SUV. It’s one of the few family SUVs still built with a body-on-frame design rather than a unibody construction. It’s easy to feel tempted to buy one with all of the end of the year sales still going on and tantalizing models like the Toyota 4Runner TRD …

An orange 2020 Kia Niro on display in a parking lot with trees in the background
Hybrids & Electrics

Can the 2020 Kia Niro Hybrid Hang With the Toyota Prius

The hybrid platform has fully integrated into the car scene over the last 20 years or so. What started as something only meant for eco-conscious drivers has morphed into the powerplant for sports cars, supercars, and pickup trucks. It is as ubiquitous as a V6 at this point. The hybrid posterchild was and probably still …

2017 Kia Soul is on display at the 109th Annual Chicago Auto Show
Crossover & Midsize

Don’t Spend Over $20,000 for a Used Kia Soul

The Kia Soul has a pretty good reputation, but some would argue it’s not worth its full MSRP. The base Soul trim has only minimal technology offerings, and the highest trim costs over $27,000. It doesn’t make sense to buy a brand-new Kia Soul when there’s a better one for thousands of dollars cheaper. U.S. …

A white Kia Telluride is traveling on sand dunes.
Trucks & SUVs

Are the 2021 Jeep Wrangler and 2021 Kia Telluride That Different?

By definition, automotive journalism probably isn’t supposed to get too philosophical, but it’s January 1, and it’s a day for trying something new. If we are honest with ourselves, we know cars and trucks often come down to emotion and philosophy. No one buys a Ferrari because it’s perfect for going to the store. Even …

2021 new Kia Telluride driving down an empty road
Crossover & Midsize

Are Crossovers Girly?

Some men might shy away from certain crossovers because they seem a little girly. Whether we like it or not, there are cars, trucks, or SUV models that seem geared more toward one gender than another. For example, a big black Ram 1500 pickup truck definitely appeals to more masculine energies than a red Mini …

2020 Kia Telluride is on display at the 111th Annual Chicago Auto Show at McCormick Place
Crossover & Midsize

A Kia Telluride Owner Has a Very Annoying and Unfixable Problem

Even though it’s only been on the market for two years, the Kia Telluride is an extremely popular SUV. It’s spacious, dependable, and generally doesn’t garner many complaints from its owners. However, the Kia Telluride is notorious for having a serious problem with its windshield. CarComplaints.com has dozens of testimonies detailing a windshield that either …

A 2019 Kia Sportage on the sandy trails.

The 2021 Kia Sportage Outshines the 2021 Honda CR-V In a Surprising Way

The Honda CR-V is a leader in the compact SUV class. This Honda easily outsells a few of its classmates, including the Kia Sportage. But even though the CR-V is the more popular choice, you’ll see that the Sportage has a clear advantage for 2021. Driving the 2021 Honda CR-V vs. the 2021 Kia Sportage Both the CR-V …

A red 2021 Kia Soul, equipped with standard AEB, drives on a paved surface with a blue sky in the background.
Tips, Tricks & Trends

You Don’t Always Have to Pay a Lot to Get This High-End Safety Feature

Automatic emergency braking systems have long been included with top-trim vehicles. However, in 2015, about 20 automakers worldwide announced they had agreed to make AEB a standard feature on most new cars by September 2022. In late December 2019, Consumer Reports and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety announced that Audi, Volvo, Mercedes-Benz, and Tesla …

Mazda gives the 2021 CX-5 a noticeable refresh.

Most Reliable 2021 Compact SUVs According to Consumer Reports

Deciding which crossover is the best for you is challenging because they have many similarities. But when it comes to reliability, only a few compact SUVs stand out in this area. We’ve gathered a few of the most reliable 2021 compact SUVs to help you narrow down your options. The small crossovers on this list received excellent ratings from Consumer …