A red 2021 Mazda CX-5 driving down a highway road
Trucks & SUVs

These Alternatives to the 2021 Mazda CX-5 Should Be On Your Radar

There’s no denying that the 2021 Mazda CX-5 is one of the best vehicles available on the market today. It’s affordable, stylish, and stocked to the brim with great features. But does that mean it’s the best option for you? Not necessarily. That’s why, before finalizing your purchase, you might want to consider these alternatives …

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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 …

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 …

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 …

A dark-red 2021 Kia Sportage crossover SUV drives on a dusty road
Crossover & Midsize

The 2021 Kia Sportage Is Better Than Its Hyundai Cousin

Forget sibling rivalry. Some say the fiercest competitions occur between cousins. And in the auto world, two SUV brand cousins always seem to chase each other up the Consumer Reports ranking chart. For the 2021 model year, the Kia Sportage looks like it may have bested its cousin, the Hyundai Tucson. We’ll detail why the …

2019 Toyota RAV4 driving on a winter morning
Trucks & SUVs

The 2021 Toyota RAV4 is the Most Overhyped SUV

The 2021 Toyota RAV4 continues the tradition of being an excellent SUV and one of the most popular options you can buy. However, it could be time for a refresh and to consider rivals that have been improved. Let’s see if the Toyota RAV4 really deserves all the popularity.  Is the 2021 Toyota RAV4 a …

A orange Kia Sportage on the highway.

The 2019 Kia Sportage is a Cute-ute

In the ambitious small SUV class, the 2019 Kia Sportage distinguished itself with its unconventional style. Appearance aside, this Kia impressed reviewers with its agile performance and tech offerings. Could the 2019 Sportage be the right used SUV for you? 2019 Kia Sportage performance specs  Kia’s 2019 Sportage is a cute-ute, aka adorable crossover. The SUV features two flavors. …

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The Safest Kia SUVs

Since the company has made many noticeable improvements, you probably won’t regret buying a Kia anymore. Kia has allured new fans, especially with its lineup of SUVs. The company’s SUVs emphasize both luxury and affordability. We’ve gathered the safest Kia SUVs of 2020 based on ratings from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Each year, the IIHS  identifies the best vehicles …

2020 Kia Sportage is on display at the 111th Annual Chicago Auto Show
Trucks & SUVs

These Affordable SUVs Won’t Nickel and Dime You on Safety Features

SUVs are getting ever more popular across the United States, but it can be difficult to find affordable options that also come standard with advanced driver assistance systems. Fortunately, there are several highly rated SUVs that offer these desirable standard safety features and cost less than $25,000, according to Consumer Reports. Affordable models with the …

Red 2020 Kia Sportage driving on a road
Crossover & Midsize

The Kia Sportage Is Among the Most Reliable Compact SUVs of 2020

Finding a reliable SUV can be a chore, but sites like Consumer Reports make your search much easier. Of all the smaller sport utility vehicles they reviewed, five of them stood out as having the highest scores. The Kia Sportage was one of them.  Let’s look at what Consumer Reports reviewers thought was good and bad about the Kia Sportage and how well …

Red 2021 Kia Sportage drives down a dirt road in a mountainous environment
Crossover & Midsize

Can the 2021 Kia Sportage Compete With Toyota and Honda?

The 2021 Kia Sportage is in the fourth generation that debuted in the 2017 model. Last year, the Sportage got a complete refresh that included slight modifications to the interior cabin. This year, the Nightfall Edition is being featured on the sporty S trim, replacing the sunroof and premium packages. The compact crossover does well in reliability ratings and …

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

The Best Small SUVs for Teenage Drivers You Can’t Ignore

These days SUVs are much more than cargo haulers, they’re family haulers. Today’s SUVs are smaller and more efficient than ever before, but also safer and more technologically advanced. And if you’re looking for an SUV for your teen driver, safety may be the largest deciding factor in your purchase.  Lucky for today’s parents, the …

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How Does the Honda CR-V Compare to the Kia Sportage?

The Honda CR-V  has been a longtime leader in the compact SUV class. However, class rivals like the Kia Sportage are starting to gain in on the CR-V’s territory. But you might be wondering, is the Honda CR-V or the Kia Sportage better for you? What the Honda CR-V does well The CR-V has remained popular for its outstanding …

2017 Kia Sportage is on display at the 109th Annual Chicago Auto Show at McCormick Place

The 2020 Kia Sportage Is More Competitive Than You Might Think

You could say that 2020 has been the year of Kia. Kia’s new Telluride has primarily stolen the spotlight this year. But even so, older Kia models are worth your attention too. Kia’s Sportage crossover SUV has become a standout in its own right, especially in 2020. What made the 2020 Sportage special? The 2020 Sportage has a lot going …

A white Kia Sorento on display during an auto show
Crossover & Midsize

The Most Complained About Kia SUVs

Kia SUVs are basically all the rage right now––especially when you consider the Kia Telluride and its massive popularity. Other popular models like the Kia Sorento are common sights as well. But not every consumer experience with these Kia SUVs is positive. In fact, there are hundreds of complaints filed on CarComplaints.com for various Kia …

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Tips, Tricks & Trends

Does Hyundai Own Kia Motors of America?

Kia and Hyundai are both carmakers with models all over American roads. Each of these auto companies has roots in South Korea. Both brands have grown up over the years and today they are recognized globally. In fact, Kia won the World Car of the Year award this year, and its models top several best …

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Trucks & SUVs

2020 SUV Deals You Don’t Want To Miss Out On

As the year hits its mid-point we will start to see 2020 model years decrease in price in preparation for 2021 model years to start making their debut at the dealerships. This means we can get brand new cars and SUVs for a great deal or a discounted price, but that doesn’t always mean we …

Kia Optima SX seen at the New York International Auto Show at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
Tips, Tricks & Trends

You Probably Won’t Regret Buying a Kia Anymore

In years past, Kia would often find itself toward the bottom half of the ‘best of’ vehicle lists. It’s not for lack of trying; the Korean automaker built quality vehicles but couldn’t seem to get the edge on the aggressive designs of competitors within the various spaces. Kia cars continued to be popular for economy …

A red Kia Sportage on display at an auto show

Why Consumer Reports Reccomends the Kia Sportage Over This Jeep

The crossover class is getting pretty crowded these days so it’s easy to overlook models like the Kia Sportage. This underrated SUV is sporty and smooth so it’s a worthy option for many drivers. However, it’s often overlooked because there are much bigger names in the SUV class like the Jeep Compass. Nevertheless, the most …

KIA Motors India CEO and managing director Shim Kook-hyun poses with the "Seltos" SUV during the car's launch in Bangalore
Crossover & Midsize

Why Would Anyone Buy a Kia Seltos Over a Kia Sportage?

Kia has introduced the Seltos, which is new for the 2021 model year and a competitor within the subcompact SUV class. The company now offers six different SUVs, and the 2021 Kia Seltos is quite similar to the 2020 Kia Sportage. How should buyers decide between the two? Comparing the interior of the Kia Seltos …

2019 Toyota RAV4 driving in the country

Is the Kia Sportage Better Than the Toyota RAV4?

It’s pretty easy to see why small SUVs are so popular. They offer more visibility than traditional sedans and are easier to maneuver than their larger counterparts. One of the most popular small SUVs is the Toyota RAV4, which has been a longtime consumer favorite. Another attractive option in this market is the Kia Sportage. …

Red Kia Sportage on display at autp show
Trucks & SUVs

Avoid The Hyundai Tucson For A Kia Sportage Instead

The Kia Sportage and Hyundai Tucson are both reliable SUV options. But one has to be better than the other. Let’s take a look at price, power, features, and more to determine which compact SUV is best.  The Kia Sportage VS. The Hyundai Tucson  The Hyundai Tucson and Kia Sportage are so similar that if …

A new Kia Sportage on display at an auto show
Trucks & SUVs

Which KIA SUV Is The Best?

Kia is transforming its reputation from an automaker that should be avoided to manufacturing advanced, luxury models. It’s making waves in the realm of SUVs with a variety of award-winning options. But which Kia SUV is the best? Check out the top four Kia contenders.  Which Kia SUV Is the Best?  1. The Kia Telluride  …

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

How Reliable Is the Kia Sportage?

The Kia Sportage is one of the most popular cars on the road and has been for just about 25 years. With its sporty design and affordable price, it is really no surprise that it’s a top choice of many car buyers. So, what goes into determining the reliability of this compact crossover SUV? Well, …

A new Kia Sportage on display at an auto show
Crossover & Midsize

Why Is The Kia Sportage Falling Behind?

Kia has really turned things around in the last decade. They have transformed their reputation from being weak and cheap to sporty and reliable. Throughout this transition, the Kia Sportage has been continuously reworked to be a competitive compact SUV to compete against the Honda CR-V and Rav4. So why is it falling short?  A …