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Kia Sorento Named Large SUV of the Year

Kia Sorento Named Large SUV of the Year

The all-new Kia Sorento is a fantastic option for adventurous families. The Sorento has already garnered lots of praise since its 2020 launch and earned the title of Large SUV of the Year at the recent 2021 What Car? Car of the Year Awards. The What Car? judging panel selected the Sorento as the top large SUV, thanks to its fuel-efficient powertrain, driving dynamics, and high-quality design. Judges appreciated that the model creates a comfortable ride while also having the standard…

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All-New 2021 Kia Sorento

All-New 2021 Kia Sorento

The New Year and the new Kia Sorento SUV were a perfect combination at the 2021 ball drop in New York City’s Times Square. At the beginning of December, the 2021 Sorento left Kia Motors America headquarters in California and headed out on a cross-country trek. The new Sorento wasn’t traveling alone — it was towing a trailer carrying the “2021” numerals that TV viewers would eventually see atop One Times Square as part of the famed annual New Year’s…

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6 Kia Models Earn IIHS Top Safety Pick Rating

6 Kia Models Earn IIHS Top Safety Pick Rating

Last month, Kia announced that six of its models had picked up all-star ratings from Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) crash testing. Specifically, the 2020 Kia Telluride received “Good” (i.e., the institute’s highest) ratings across all six crashworthiness tests plus an “Acceptable” rating for headlights. This earned the Telluride an IIHS Top Safety Pick distinction. In addition, five other Kia models earned this safety designation: the 2020 Kia Sorento, the 2020 Kia Sportage, the 2020 Kia Soul, the 2020…

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‘Best Cars for the Money’ Awards Honor 4 Kia Models

‘Best Cars for the Money’ Awards Honor 4 Kia Models

When you buy a new car, you want to get the best value for your money. You don’t want to pay more for the features you want than you need to. To help guide you towards the most value-oriented models, U.S. News & World Report put together a list of the Best Cars for the Money in 2020. Kia came away with four models on this list: the 2020 Forte, Soul, Sorento, and Sedona. “Winning one Best Car for the Money awards…

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2017 Kia Sorento Named Most Affordable SUV

2017 Kia Sorento Named Most Affordable SUV

The Kia Sorento has long been one of the most affordable SUVs in its class, and the 2017 model year is turning out to be no different. The mid-size model packs in plenty of space and a vast array of standard features while maintaining a competitive price. A powerful engine and extensive warranties make it a hard model to pass on. The 2017 Kia Sorento boasts seating for up to seven people or as much as 73 cubic feet of…

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Kia’s Autonomous Vehicles Show Some Excitement

Kia’s Autonomous Vehicles Show Some Excitement

Cars that can drive themselves aren’t too far off in the future. In fact, many of us may get to experience this within our lifetimes. While getting to sit back and relax while the car does all the driving sounds great, it is pretty boring if you think about it. Kia’s autonomous vehicles, which it showed off at the Chicago Auto Show, however, are anything but boring. They take autonomous technology and use it in ways you likely never imagined….

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Kia Soul and Sorento Earn Best Cars for the Money Awards

Kia Soul and Sorento Earn Best Cars for the Money Awards

Buying a new car is one of the most expensive things you will buy in your life. So, getting your money’s worth is a big deal. Every year, U.S. News & World Report gives out its Best Cars for the Money awards, which helps consumers narrow down their options for a great new car. This year, both the Kia Soul and Sorento took home prizes in their segments. These awards are based on a vehicle’s reliability, safety, and automotive experts’…

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Federal 2017 Kia Sorento Safety Ratings Declare It an Industry Best

Federal 2017 Kia Sorento Safety Ratings Declare It an Industry Best

The new Kia Sorento promises to be one of the most balanced SUVs on the market, offering excellent fuel efficiency, powerful performance, and high-tech features–all for a low price tag. And according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), it’s also one of the safest vehicles that you can buy. The 2017 Kia Sorento safety ratings are in, and the model has scored a perfect overall five-star safety rating from the NHTSA. Specifically, the model received five stars in…

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Yet Again Three Kia Models Earn 2015 Good Design Awards

Yet Again Three Kia Models Earn 2015 Good Design Awards

It seems as if Kia models are being praised more and more each year, with 2015 being no exception. Just recently, three Kia models earned 2015 GOOD DESIGN awards for–you guessed it–really good designs. The models honored were the 2016 Kia Sorento, 2016 Optima, and Soul-based Trail’ster concept car, thanks to a jury that included design professionals, industry specialists, and design media. Plus, this is the second year in a row in which three Kia models earned the GOOD DESIGN…

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