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
Well, Kia is trying to double sales in the non-KDM (that's Korean Domestic Market) world by 2010, so the Soul is one of the new models designed to help meet that goal. The other upcoming offering from Kia will likely be an updated Sportage SUV in July, with the Soul coming soon after. In addition, we're expecting to see two new sedans sometime after that. The Soul will be cranked off the production lines in both South Korea and China, although the company's first American plant is set to open in Georgia next year, production of the Soul there is not expected. As for technical specs, not much is certain yet, but we expect a 2.0-liter engine driving the front wheels which should allow for the ability to lug around up to five adults. Hopefully.MotorAuthority] … [Read more...] about 2009 Kia Soul, Revealed
Today, all small car-based SUVs are pretty much classified as “crossovers” and none of them are half-convertibles. But the Sportage SX still feels pretty breezy inside, at least if you order the optional panoramic sunroof. With that big skylight slid all the way open, you get a lot of the pleasures of drop top driving without any of the wind. Which is kind of nice. … [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!