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First Drives2021 Kia Seltos: Winning Recipe
It doesn’t take a genius to realize that sport utility vehicles and crossovers are everywhere these days. Big or small, they’re what consumers demand, so manufacturers keep coming back with new models on a regular basis. Trying to emulate the success story of its cousin, the Hyundai Kona (25,817 units …
Test Drives2020 Kia Forte5 GT: An Opportunity to Seize Now
The 2020 model year marks a new generation for the Kia Forte5 , making it the freshest compact hatchback in Canada. And unlike the Kia Soul, which is also new this year, it returns with an available turbo engine. With the Honda Civic Si and Volkswagen Golf GTI nearing the …
Test Drives2020 Kia Soul GT-Line Limited: The Modern Art of Cubism
Kia calls it the most fun, innovative and futuristic Soul ever. Sure enough, the third generation of the lovable Korean cube makes a big statement and finds many ways to please. In fact, we at The Car Guide named it the Best New SUV of the Year . The updated …
Test Drives2019 Kia Niro EV: An Electric Car Worthy of More Attention
Since the launch of the Nissan LEAF in 2011, affordable electric vehicles offering zero range anxiety have become more and more popular. One of them is the Kia Niro EV, the third member of the Niro lineup following the hybrid and plug-in hybrid variants. Originally launched for the 2017 model …
First Drives2020 Kia Forte GT: The Civic Si Can Rest Easy
A good way to stand out from other compact cars is to offer a sporty variant. Kia does exactly that with the Forte GT, and it openly admits that this model is designed to take on the Honda Civic Si and Volkswagen Jetta GLI . We recently attended a media …

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New ModelsStunning 2021 Kia Sorento Revealed Ahead of Geneva
The Kia Sorento received some pleasant updates and styling revisions for 2019, but now the time has come for the all-new, fourth-generation model to arrive, if only to keep pace with the Santa Fe from parent company Hyundai That’s exactly what we’ll see on March 3 at the Geneva Auto …
NewsThe Car Guide’s 2020 Best Buys: Kia Rio
Every year, The Car Guide publishes its Best Buys in nearly 30 different vehicle categories. Today we continue our review of the 2020 winners with a look at subcompact cars , a market segment deserted by a few SUV-obsessed automakers in recent years. The Kia Rio (MSRP from $15,495) lives …
News2021 Kia Seltos Makes Canadian Debut in Montreal
The all-new 2021 Kia Seltos made its Canadian debut on Monday in front of a crowd of auto journalists and marquee guests at the Montreal Science Centre. Remember, The Car Guide was on hand at the world premiere of this small SUV in Los Angeles last fall. Now, we got …
NewsChevrolet Corvette Wins 2020 North American Car of the Year Award
Despite the Detroit auto show moving to June, the announcement of the North American car, SUV and truck of the year once again took place in January, more specifically during a news conference today at the TCF Center. For 2020, a 50-member jury of independent automotive journalists from Canada and …
Hybrid/Plug-in HybridKia Sorento Hybrid is Confirmed, but Will it Come Here?
Like most automakers, Kia is putting a lot of emphasis on utility vehicles these days. The all-new Telluride three-row midsize SUV and Niro EV compact crossover hit the market last year, while the sub-compact Seltos was unveiled less than two months ago. Now, what will the next-generation Kia Sorento look …
Los Angeles2020 Kia Niro Boasts Extra Safety, Sleeker Looks
The Kia Niro made its debut three years ago as a compact hybrid crossover. It’s now time for a mid-cycle refresh and the company took advantage of the 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show this week to announce the various changes. “It’s difficult to improve on a winning formula, but we’re …
Los Angeles2021 Kia Seltos is the Small Korean Brand's Small New SUV
The all-new 2021 Kia Seltos made its North American debut on Wednesday at the 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show. That’s right: another small SUV is about to hit the market! The Seltos becomes Kia’s new entry-level SUV, positioned below the Niro , Sportage , Sorento and Telluride . Both the …
Technology/Autonomous VehiclesElectric Cars: Key Terms Explained
You know what displacement, horsepower and L/100 km all mean. These automotive terms exist since, well, pretty much the invention of automobiles. Electric cars are a different creature, however. They have their own unique features and a unique vocabulary. A Few Definitions Fossil fuels are out, electrons are in! Let’s …

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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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