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News2024 Kia Seltos to Receive Significant Mid-Cycle Update
Originally introduced in North America two years ago, the Kia Seltos returns with no major changes for 2023. There are some minor equipment revisions, and the base price is up by $100, but that’s it. However, things will be different for 2024 as the small crossover from South Korea will …
NewsThird of Midsize SUVs Fail IIHS’ New Side Crash Test
Following compact SUVs last fall, midsize SUVs were recently submitted to the U.S. Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s new side crash test, which aims to address higher-speed collisions that continue to cause fatalities on North American roads. While the former failed miserably, how did their bigger counterparts perform? A lot …
News2023 Kia Soul Gets Fresh Looks, Makes Safety a Bigger Priority
With the Nissan Kicks and Hyundai Venue now firmly established as the best-selling urban crossovers on the market, the Kia Soul needs to make up lost ground. That’s the goal for 2023 with refreshed design elements, among other things. For starters, the front end sports redesigned headlights and fog lights …
NewsOne Million Hyundai, Kia Vehicles Now on Backorder
Here’s a shocking number that illustrates the impact of the global chip shortage and other supply chain issues on the auto industry: 1,000,000. It’s the combined backlog of vehicles at Hyundai and Kia right now according to a report by The Korea Times . Of course, one can point to …
NewsThe Car Guide's Best Buys for 2022: Toyota Sienna
Every year, The Car Guide unveils a list of Best Buys covering all the different vehicle categories in the industry. While they continue to lose market shares to SUVs, minivans remain practical solutions for North American families. And with some models now available with hybrid technology at a time when …
ElectricKia EV9 to Enter Production in 2023
Thanks to a press release on Kia’s U.K. media site, we now have confirmation that the brand’s stunning EV9 three-row electric SUV will enter production and go on sale in Europe in 2023. Nothing has been announced for the North American market yet, but it’s clear that this model will …
NewsThe Car Guide's Best Buys for 2022: Kia Telluride
Every year, The Car Guide unveils a list of Best Buys covering all the different vehicle categories in the industry. When it comes to midsize SUVs, we need to separate two-row models from three-row models. Among the second group, which one gets our Best Buy award for 2022? Answer: the …
ElectricKia Promises 14 New EV Models by 2027 Including Two Pickups
Following yesterday’s announcement by Hyundai - Genesis (17 new EV models to be launched by 2030), it’s now sister company Kia ’s turn to shift into a higher gear. During the Investor Day virtual event held today in South Korea, CEO Ho Sung Song detailed a revised “Plan S “strategy …
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