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Kia Rio tops Consumer Reports ratings of subcompacts

By     Jerry Edgerton (MoneyWatch) Consumer Reports rates the Kia Rio the top subcompact sedan, ahead of the Hyundai Accent and Chevrolet Sonic, in its road tests released Thursday. CR test drivers praised the redesigned Rio for its nimble handling, smooth … Continue reading

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A Kia that looks like a Jaguar – does it drive like one too?

The Optima is a thing of beauty, and you don’t get a chance to say that about a Kia very often. Sleek, smooth and classy, its looks in part a deliberate attempt to mimic the proportions of expensive rear-wheel drive … Continue reading

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2012 Kia Optima Hybrid: A sporty triple threat

Kitsap Peninsula Business Journal presents the 2012 Optima The 2012 Kia Optima is an excellent car and an outstanding value that’s available in three four-cylinder iterations. The Optima is by design very versatile and the three distinct engines help broaden … Continue reading

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Lots for little in the 2012 Kia Rio

The story behind the new Kia Rio5 is to offer a lot for a little. But unlike past cases where Kia relied purely on price to attract customers, the 2012 Rio5 relies on value. Current Kias are as well or … Continue reading

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The Kia Sportage crossover will turn heads into 2012

DALLAS, December 28, 2011 — As we move into 2012, one car to look at again is the 2011 Kia Sportage. It was completely revamped, and the 2012 model offers only a few changes. In fact, the only new elements … Continue reading

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2012 Kia Optima SX T-GDI: Redefining what’s special

By Warren Brown, Published: December 16 | Updated: Saturday, December 17, 8:13 PM The Gilded Era of the Motor Car, in which exclusiveness and extravagance often trumped common sense, is ending. It is a demise hastened by technological, environmental and economic change, the … Continue reading

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Kia Sorento picks up best SUV award

The Kia Sorento has picked up the title for the best SUV from Total 4×4 for the second year in a row, beating off stiff competition from other manufacturers in the sector. Kia’s latest SUV was launched in the UK in … Continue reading

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