• Automotive News
    2018 Kia Stinger GT Winter Drive

    About every November, low enough, the temperature drops, a large shallow lake outside Arjeplog, Sweden begins to freeze. The lake is clearly no name is more than 97,000 lakes in Sweden, but the purpose of this story, we call it Lake Mobius car supplier Hyundai Motor, the removal of trees and the establishment of Hyundai […]

  • Cars Brands
    2016 Kia Optima Sportswagon review: is Korea’s VW Passat rival any good?

    Kia’s top-model saloon, the Optima (aka Magentis), has been around since 2000. Mercifully, British buyers were spared the earliest derivatives, which were barely badge-engineered versions of the poor Hyundai Sonata. In 2011, Hyundai launched its version of this car, the i40, as an estate in the UK, which was perhaps a better marketing strategy than Kia […]

  • Cars Brands
    Kia Rio review: as fabulous as a Fabia?

    Kia Rio (2017) The Kia Rio is a small five-door hatchback that serves as a rival to the likes of the Ford Fiesta, Vauxhall Corsa, Hyundai i20 and Skoda Fabia. It uses a range of petrol and diesel engines that promise to deliver good performance and low running costs, to which Kia adds its standard […]

  • Sharing 2015 Kia Sedona SX-L Long-Term Road Test

    Out of curiosity, I also looked up our lifetime fuel economy for the long-departed 2011 Honda Odyssey and 2011 Toyota Sienna minivans we had in the test fleet. Both were more efficient than our Sedona. We drove about 1,500 miles last month in our 2015 Kia Sedona. As the month had a balanced mix of […]

  • American Car
    Ford Fusion Earns Top Safety Pick+ Award In 2017

    The Institute credited “a modified front-end structure and a new optional automatic-braking system” for improvements in the Fusion’s performance. ARLINGTON, Virginia — The 2017 Ford Fusion midsize sedan earned the Top Safety Pick+ award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. “The beefed-up front end improved the Fusion’s performance in the small overlap front test […]

  • Cars Brands
    2013 Kia Forte Recalled Because Of Seatbelt Problem

    “The screws that hold the front seatbelt retractor retaining plates may not have been properly tightened, and as a result, the seatbelt retaining plates may break in a crash,” said NHTSA in its recall summary. “If a retaining plate breaks during a crash, pieces of the plate could strike the occupants, increasing risk of injury.” […]

  • Cars Brands
    2006-’14 Kia Sedona Recalled Because Of Hood Latch Problem

    WASHINGTON — Kia Motors America is recalling 219,800 2006-’14 Kia Sedona minivans for a hood latch problem, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. “The secondary hood latch may bind and remain in the unlatched position when the hood is closed,” NHTSA said in its recall summary. “If the primary latch is inadvertently released […]

  • American Car
    The 2016 Cadillac Escalade Shines in Vehicle Satisfaction Awards

    DETROIT — The 2016 Cadillac Escalade luxury SUV earned kudos from buyers in AutoPacific’s 2016 Vehicle Satisfaction Awards released this week. On sale now at Cadillac dealerships, the 2016 Escalade was named the Most Satisfying Luxury SUV and also earned the President’s Award. Key Escalade competitors include the Infiniti QX80, Lexus LX 570 and Lincoln […]

  • BMW
    Actually These Are the Most Expensive Car Brands to Maintain

    he site, which specializes helping people find mechanics who can come to them—used 10 years’ worth of > YourMechanic.com has a great look at something everyone should consider when buying a car—how much it’ll cost to maintain. T First, we looked at which major brands cost the most to maintain over the first 10 years of […]