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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 …
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 …

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NewsThe Car Guide's Best Buys for 2020
The Car Guide recently invited representatives from all the major automakers in Canada to its annual awards ceremony. Nearly 30 different trophies were handed throughout the night in recognition of the most deserving cars and trucks of the year. The event, hosted by our own Gabriel Gélinas, was also an …
NewsKia Futuron Concept is a Coupe-like SUV with Electric AWD
Not all the attention is turned to the SEMA Show in Las Vegas this week. At the 2019 China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai, Kia unveiled the Futuron Concept, a coupe-style SUV which proposes new designs for future electric vehicles much like the Imagine by Kia Concept revealed in …
New ModelsA First Look at the 2021 Kia Optima
A new generation of the Kia Optima is on the way for 2021 and it will share its architecture with the freshly redesigned 2020 Hyundai Sonata . What will it look like? Well, Kia has released a teaser for the K5, which is how the midsize sedan is called in …
NewsStudy: These are the Best Multimedia Systems of 2019
When it comes to infotainment and multimedia systems, some automakers understand precisely what today’s car buyers want and need, while others either stick to outdated technology and interfaces or try to do too much and end up confusing users. Evaluating the best systems out there is not an exact science, …
NewsKia Stinger Might not Come Back, Company Hints
Sorry to cast a dark cloud over your Monday with this depressing bit of news regarding the 2019 Canadian Car of the Year . At a time when many traditional cars—sedans in particular—are being kicked to the curb in favour of SUVs and crossovers, we hear that the Kia Stinger …
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 …

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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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