The Telluride version I tested, laden with all the candies and goodies, comes in at just over $41,000. That’s a good chunk of money. The SUV does feel like a premium vehicle, though, and I don’t see any major advantage to a more “premium” and similarly-scaled seven/eight passenger SUV like a Lexus LX, which is about double the price, at $91,230 for the three-row version. … [Read more...] about The 2020 Kia Telluride Is a Pretty Nice SUV to Drive and Sleep In
The first time we saw the boxy little 2009 Kia Soul it was still just a concept, and a funky tribal tattoo-covered one at that. Since then we've had peeks at the production model, but now we get to see the full picture. This is the first official image of the 2009 Kia Soul, and for an econo-box, it doesn't look all too shabby. Think of it as the Korean alternative to the Scion xB, although the original Soul concept was actually a joint-venture between the Kia's design studios in California and Korea, and the actual production model was designed by Kia's European team. But what does all this mean for you? … [Read more...] about 2009 Kia Soul, Revealed
Specs That Matter The Sportage is a relatively trim 176.4 inches long, seats five and has a Kia-claimed 30.7 cubic feet of cargo space behind the rear seats. If you only need to carry two people, you can drop the back seats and unlock almost double the haulage area. That easily gobbles up small piece of furniture or all your luggage for a long vacation. … [Read more...] about The 2018 Kia Sportage SX Is a Great Daily Driver, But Gas Mileage Leaves a Lot to Be Desired
While the release mentions that the partnership is a way to accelerate Hyundai Motor Group’s “transition towards Clean Mobility,” it seems to focus more on fun than planet-saving efficiency, discussing how the three brands will work together on a mid-motor sports car to be part of Hyundai’s high-performance … [Read more...] about Hyundai’s Working With Rimac to Build a Mid-Motor Electric Supercar
New York City's got an addiction, and that addiction's name is Victoria. Crown Victoria. For the hundredth anniversary of the taxicab in NYC, a number of groups have built vehicles for display at the New York Auto Show. And what base platform did Smart Design use for their rethink of the yellow people carrier? That's right, the Kia Rondo! Rondo, Oh Rondo! Let's sing a round of Rondo! Rondo, Taxi Rondo, may your skin stay ever free of Bondo! … [Read more...] about New York Auto Show: We’ve Got a Thirst for a Rondo Taxi!