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2022 Kia Soul Gets Subtle Updates

2022 Kia Soul Gets Subtle Updates

The 2022 Kia Soul gets subtle updates to keep it feeling fresh while still offering the core qualities and technologies that fans love about the 2021 model. Here are just some of the interior tweaks that improve the user experience and enhance the connectivity of this popular family-hauler. For starters, Kia now offers the 10.25-inch touch screen system with navigation as a standard feature on the S, X-Line, and GT-Line. That means you don’t have to pay extra to enjoy…

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Kia Invests in IONITY Charging Network

Kia Invests in IONITY Charging Network

Kia Motors Company has announced that it has invested into IONITY, along with Hyundai Motor Company, which is a joint venture established by global automakers. Under this agreement, Kia, with the help of other automakers, will play a key role in further enhancing the availability of electric vehicle charging stations via the IONITY Charging Network. IONITY was established in 2017 and currently has nearly 140 charging stations in Europe and is expanding its network to 400 fast-charging stations by 2020….

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Kia Soul and Forte Voted Two of the Best Cars for Teens

Kia Soul and Forte Voted Two of the Best Cars for Teens

U.S. News & World Report recently released a list of the best new and used vehicles for teens in 2019. The 2020 Kia Soul and the 2019 Kia Forte both made that list, showing that the Kia Soul and Forte are reliable and safe vehicles for inexperienced drivers. The 2020 Kia Soul earned the title of Best New SUV for Teens $25k to $30k. The subcompact SUV has an array of safety features, such as the standard rearview camera, available…

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2020 Kia Telluride Safety Receives IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK Rating

2020 Kia Telluride Safety Receives IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK Rating

When you’re driving your family around town, it’s likely that you want the peace of mind that comes along with having a safe vehicle. Recently, the 2020 Kia Telluride safety has been recognized by the prestigious Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), making it a solid option for a safe, family-friendly vehicle. The 2020 Telluride recently earned the IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK rating after being put through stringent crash tests. To earn this title, the Telluride had to earn the…

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Kia Niro EV Earns Popular Mechanics’ Car of the Year Title

Kia Niro EV Earns Popular Mechanics’ Car of the Year Title

Earlier this year, Popular Mechanics named the new Kia Niro its Car of the Year. The magazine specifically lauded the Niro EV crossover for its practicality, performance, design, and style; editors liked how comfortable the Niro EV was for long road trips yet how versatile it was for everyday driving. “We picked the Niro EV for Car of the Year because it’s an electric car that would be appealing even if it weren’t electric,” remarked Ezra Dyer, Popular Mechanics automotive…

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Kia HabaNiro Concept Hints at Future EV Design

Kia HabaNiro Concept Hints at Future EV Design

Earlier this year in New York City, Kia unveiled the new Kia HabaNiro concept, meant to foreshadow the future of Kia’s electric vehicle design. Cleverly named after the habanero pepper and Kia’s current Niro EV, the new HabaNiro concept is bold in its design, capable in its performance and technology, and incredibly efficient. All at once, the concept accomplishes butterfly wing doors, a level-five autonomous mode, and an all-electric range of more than 200 miles. “We wanted this concept to…

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New Kia SUV Concepts Debut at 2019 Seoul Motor Show

New Kia SUV Concepts Debut at 2019 Seoul Motor Show

At the 2019 Seoul Motor Show earlier this spring, Kia unveiled two new SUV concepts. The new Kia SUV concepts include the Kia Masterpiece and the Signature Concept. These two SUVs debuted alongside the new Imagine by Kia, an all-electric sports sedan. It is important to note that these are concept vehicles. They are not actual vehicles that will arrive at Gossett Kia South anytime soon, but they do hint at the future design direction for Kia and the types…

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Best Drive-Thru Restaurants in Memphis

Best Drive-Thru Restaurants in Memphis

When you’re always on the go, you don’t always have the time to stop for food at a nice sit-down restaurant. Fortunately, there is no shortage of great drive-thru restaurants in restaurants around Memphis that will satisfy your cravings for everything from Mexican to seafood. Cook Out Cook Out has something for just about everybody, from delicious burgers to hot dogs to chicken. The prices are every bit as impressive as the food — you can score a full meal…

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Kia Tops J.D. Power Initial Quality Study

Kia Tops J.D. Power Initial Quality Study

For four years in a row now, Kia has topped the J.D. Power Initial Quality Study as the best non-premium brand in the auto industry. This streak was extended in the 2018 IQS, in which Kia scored an average 72 problems per 100 vehicles over the first 90 days of ownership, proving once again the brand’s reliability and commitment to quality. “Ranking No. 1 among all mass market brands for four consecutive years leaves no doubt as to the world-class…

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Kia Tops J.D. Power List of Highest Quality Brands

Kia Tops J.D. Power List of Highest Quality Brands

J.D. Power is known far and wide, especially in the auto industry, for ranking brands based on the quality of their products. Recently, when J.D. Power released its list of highest quality brands around the world, the number one spot wasn’t occupied by some prohibitively-priced luxo-marque. Instead, the list was headed by Kia. Beating out fellow Korean brands Hyundai and Genesis, Kia was crowned king of the industry when it comes to quality. This isn’t the first time this has…

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