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New Kia Sedona Gets the Thumbs up from KBB

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Kia has tried to soften the blow for those looking for but not necessarily being thrilled about having to own a van-like people carrier.

Their new Sedona is stylish, well built, practical and packed with tech, and according to KBB it’s almost fun to drive too.

Hyundai and Kia On Track to Sell 8 Million Vehicles this Year

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VW is not the only global carmaker that has ambitions of world domination, South Korea’s Hyundai and Kia would also like to see that happen one day.

Kia's Picanto City Car Spied in Facelifted Form

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The second-gen Picanto is already in its third year in the market and Kia wants to keep it relevant for another couple of years before it replaces it, with a facelift.

Kia did a fine job covering the new styling touches on the prototype, as the only things peeking out from the camouflage are the revised headlamp clusters, but it's suffice to say that it should get refreshed nose along with some changes to the rear section such the lights and bumper designs.

Being that the Koreans also had the city car's dashboard placed under covers, there may be some styling upgrades in store for the interior as well.

We don't expect any changes to the Picanto's powertrain lineup.

Photo Credits: CarPix for CarScoops

PS: Seems like Kia's engineers weren't too happy about the encounter with our spies...

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X-Men Kia Sorento Has Wolverine's Claws Up Its Butt

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Why on earth would someone graft Wolverine's adamantium claws on the back of a 2016 Kia Sorento? We’ll, they're actually up front too and the reason for that is purely promotional.

Kia KX3 Concept Previews China-Exclusive Compact SUV

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Kia has released official information about the KX3 Concept unveiled today at the Guangzhou Auto Show. The study previews a C-segment SUV that Kia intends to offer exclusively for the Chinese market. However, the automaker has yet to confirm whether the KX3 concept will go into production.

2016 Kia Sorento Has its North American Debut in Los Angeles

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Following its world debut in Paris in September, the all-new Kia Sorento has its US premiere at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

Kia KX3 Concept Previews Small Crossover, Debuts in Guangzhou

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These are the first photos of Kia’s KX3 Concept from the vehicle’s debut at the Guangzhou Auto Show in China.

Hyundai, Kia Announce 2020 Effort to Improve Fuel Efficiency by 25%

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Increased stringency of emissions regulations have forced Hyundai, Kia to announce a plan to cut the emissions of their entire US, Europe and Korea lineup by 25 percent by the end of the decade.

And yes, it is connected to the recent $350 million combined fine in the US where they overstated the economy of some models.

Kia’s First Ever Dedicated Hybrid Will be a Small SUV

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So apparently Kia has been hard at work creating its first ever dedicated hybrid model. It won’t, however, be a tapered eco-box like the Toyota Prius, but an actual small SUV.

Kia Soul EV Priced at £24,995 in the UK With Government Grant

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If 132 miles (211 km) seems like enough (claimed) autonomy for an all-electric vehicle, then the new Kia Soul EV might be worth a look. It’s now been priced at £24,995, after you’ve detracted the £5,000 government grant.

2016 Kia Sorento Wears Tacky Chrome Wheels and Orange Signals for LA Show Premiere

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The orange turning signals we understand, but does Kia really have to insist on using chrome rims and accents for its North American models?

Check Out Kia's Colorful 2014 SEMA Show Lineup

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Kia has released new photos and details of its four SEMA Show concepts based on the Sedona, Soul EV, and K900 production models.

Reflecting the theme “A Day at the Races,” Kia’s tuning concepts celebrate Kia’s 2014 Pirelli World Challenge Manufacturers Championship.

How Your Wife Might Convince You to Get a 2015 Sedona

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We all appreciate the merits of minivans as family cars and Kia's Sedona is certainly one of the better looking people haulers in the US, but…there's always a but with these type of vehicles, isn't there…

Kia's K900 Flagship Wears its SEMA Show Performance Costume

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Do you think Kia's target market for their new luxury car, the K900, is interested in wild tuning jobs and added dollops of performance?

After Two Decades and Notable Quality Rise, Kia Still has Poor Perception in US

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It’s been exactly twenty years since Kia debuted in the US, back in 1994. You’d think that by now, having established itself over time as a maker of cheap and reliable motors and increasingly high quality ones as of late, they’d have rid themselves of the “crap brand” stigmata – Wards says they haven’t, though…

Kia Previews SEMA Lineup with Smitten Ice Cream Soul EV

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Although Kia promises that its 2014 SEMA Show lineup will “highlight the imprint motorsports has left on the brand’s DNA,” we struggle to see anything motorsports-related at the Smitten Ice Cream Soul EV.

Kia Hopes LeBron James Will Help it Sell More K900 Sedans

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Kia has signed NBA star LeBron James as “K900 Luxury Ambassador,” which means the basketball player will star in commercials and make exclusive appearances to promote the K900 sedan.

Production Version of Kia GT Concept Reportedly in the Works – Will Rival Audi A7

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Kia and Hyundai are really starting to mean business. After the latter launched the reportedly excellent new Genesis (premium) sedan, it’s now the turn of Kia to get its own piece of luxurious German-rivaling action.

Its attempt is even bolder than that of Hyundai, as we learn that it wants to make a production version of the GT concept to go head to head with the likes of the Porsche Panamera, BMW 5-Series GT.

Go Home Kia, You're Drunk

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Don't blame us, blame Kia and it's silly teaser for our title and we quote: "Kia Motors America and Ballast Point Brewery are serving up something special for the 2014 SEMA Show".

Kia's Venga Baby MPV Freshens Up in Paris

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Five years after launching the Venga at the 2009 Frankfurt motor show, Kia has revealed an updated version of its small MPV at the 2014 Paris Auto Show.