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First Drives2020 Kia Forte5: A Hot New Hatchback Exclusive to Canada
Kia introduced the next-generation Forte sedan for 2019. Now, it’s the Forte5 hatchback’s turn to benefit from a complete redesign. And you know what? We Canadians have access to this five-door model, but it isn’t sold in the U.S. The Car Guide recently flew to Victoria, B.C. to attend the …
Test Drives2019 Kia Forte: Well-deserved Awards
Kia is on a roll. It’s the highest-ranking mass-market brand for initial quality for five years in a row according to J.D. Power. The all-new Telluride three-row SUV has the makings of a star. The next-generation Soul EV impresses with ultra-competitive range. As for the Stinger, it was voted as …
First Drives2020 Kia Soul: Owning the Boxy Wagon Niche
TORONTO (Ontario)— When the Kia Soul first hit the market in 2009, it not only carved its own niche, but also ushered in a new era for the Korean brand following the arrival of German designer Peter Schreyer. Back then, Kia was still trying to build a reputation in North …
First Drives2020 Kia Telluride: Think Big, Korean Style
Long considered a stronghold of American manufacturers, the three-row midsize SUV segment is now populated by companies from all over the globe. This year, it’s Kia’s turn to think big. Meet the largest vehicle ever offered by the Korean brand, the 2020 Telluride. Make no mistake, though: apart from the …
First DrivesExclusive 2020 Kia Soul EV: No More Range Anxiety
SEOUL, South Korea – The fully electric 2020 Kia Soul EV made its global debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show last November. Just a few months later, The Car Guide was given exclusive access to the car on the roads of Seoul, in South Korea. For Canadian customers, the …

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New ModelsExclusive Kia Seltos is Coming to Canada
Back in June, Kia unveiled the Seltos, a new subcompact crossover aimed at global markets. However, the company had yet to decide whether or not this model would be sold in Canada. Good news: while attending the media launch of the 2020 Kia Forte5 , we learned that the Seltos …
NewsKia Design to be Headed by Montreal’s Karim Habib
When Karim Habib left Infiniti late last month to “pursue other opportunities,” we had yet to find out where he would end up. Today we have the answer. Kia has appointed the Lebanese-Canadian and graduate of McGill University as Senior Vice President and Head of Kia Design Center, effective at …
NewsMakes and Models with the Best Value in Canada for 2019
Car ownership is one of the biggest expenses of Canadian households, so it’s no wonder many consumers look for models and brands offering the most bang for their buck—not just right out of the dealer lot, but also over the many years to come. On that topic, market analysis firm …
NewsOn 4th of July, Here are 4 Foreign Vehicles Made by and for Americans
After we posted the Top 10 vehicles that scream “USA” last year, we thought we’d do something a little different this year to mark the national holiday of Americans. In order to appeal to more people and increase their market share in the world’s biggest economy, some automakers from Europe …
New ModelsUpdated: 2020 Kia Cadenza Will Look Like This
Unlike American manufacturers, Koreans are not abandoning sedans even as they expand their SUV/CUV portfolio. After breaking new ground in 2013 with the Cadenza full-size sedan, Kia introduced a second generation three years later . And the company appears to like three-year cycles because a completely redesigned model is scheduled …
NewsKorean Brands to Have More Unique Personalities in the Future
Think there are too many similarities between Hyundai , Kia and Genesis vehicles? That’s about to change according to the group’s design chief. Speaking to British magazine Autocar , Luc Donckerwolke said the Korean automaker is now focused on differentiating the design philosophy of the three brands. While he gave …
Electric2020 Kia Soul EV Delayed in the U.S., but not in Canada
The next-generation 2020 Kia Soul EV , which we tested a few weeks ago in South Korea, is scheduled to go on sale as originally planned, assures a Kia Canada spokesman. The Car Guide got this confirmation a couple of days after Kia’s American chief operating officer told journalists that …
New YorkKia Stinger GTS Debuts with New AWD System and Drift Mode
In addition to the spicy-hot HabaNiro concept, Kia made sure to turn heads at the 2019 New York Auto Show with the launch of the special-edition Stinger GTS. Albert Biermann, Kia’s head of research and development, saw a tiny gap to exploit between the AWD-equipped and RWD-equipped Stinger GT models, …

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Geneva
Kia EV Concept
Today at the 2019 Geneva Auto Show , Kia revealed a new electric car concept that aims to “capture the heart and make it beat that bit faster for that bit longer.” It’s called “Imagine by Kia.” …
Motoring TV
2018 Kia Sorento - Motoring TV
Kia Canada recently launched its newly refreshed 2018 Sorento. It was at the same time some young film makers and friends of Motoring TV told us they were looking for a new work vehicle. We suggested they become auto journalists for a day and do a review for Motoring TV.
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Motoring TV
2018 Kia Rio 5-Door - Test Drive
It may be Kia's smallest vehicle, but the Rio has big aspirations for the showroom. For more stories about the Kia Rio, hit the link - https://www.guideautoweb.com/en/makes/kia/rio-rio5/2018/ To watch all our most up to date content, check out our TV show schedule - https://www.guideautoweb.com/en/motoring-tv/schedule/ Check out our website for full …
Motoring TV
The 2018 Kia Stinger
The most talked about vehicle in the automotive world this year was, without a doubt, the Kia Stinger. It was also Motoring TV’s Car of the Year. This was the first time we drove it. Check out our other story on the Stinger - https://youtu.be/2xFxI5VVb7g For more stories about the …
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