Kia Optima

Keep Your Teen Driver Safe With These Cars

By Matt Schmitz on Wed Apr 12 00:00:57 GMT-06:00 2017


CARS.COM — Traffic fatalities in the U.S. are up an alarming 10 percent — the biggest jump in decades — and teens are 1.6 times more likely to be involved in a deadly crash than adults. If you're a parent shopping… Read More

Keep Your Teen Driver Safe With These Cars

By Matt Schmitz on Wed Apr 12 00:00:57 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Traffic fatalities in the U.S. are up an alarming 10 percent — the biggest jump in decades — and teens are 1.6 times more likely to be involved in a deadly crash than adults. If you're a parent shopping… Read More

2011-2014 Kia Optima, 2012-2014 Sorento and 2011-2013 Sportage: Recall Alert

By Matt Schmitz on Fri Apr 07 09:09:12 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 618,000 model-year 2011-14 Kia Optima sedans, model-year 2012-14 Sorento SUVs and model-year 2011-2013 Sportage SUVs The Problem: Machining errors during the engine manufacturing process may cause premature bearing wear within the engine; this could result in… Read More

Which 2017 Cars Have Hands-Free Liftgates?

By Rick Popely on Fri Nov 11 06:30:56 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — A hands-free liftgate is a useful tool for those times when you don't have a hand to spare. Simply wave your foot below the rear bumper or, on models with a proximity key, approach the liftgate with the… Read More

Which 2016 Cars Have Hands-Free Liftgates?

By Rick Popely on Fri Nov 11 06:30:25 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Ever wish you had a third hand to open the liftgate on your SUV because both your right and left are busy carrying grocery bags, a box or maybe a child? Related: Which 2017 Cars Have Hands-Free Liftgates?… Read More

What's the Mid-Size Sedan Capital of America?

By Brian Wong on Thu Oct 20 05:00:00 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Mid-size sedans are the vanilla ice cream of the automotive world. But plain as they may be, drivers have a big appetite for them and they're the most popular type of car sold in the U.S. Who's scooping… Read More

Recall Alert: 2016 Kia Optima

By Jennifer Geiger on Thu Oct 13 09:06:52 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 12,000 model-year 2016 Kia Optima sedans manufactured between Nov. 13, 2015, and April 23, 2016. Only vehicles equipped with the 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine are affected. The Problem: The right front axle drive shaft may crack and… Read More

Which 2017 Cars Have Android Auto?

By Rick Popely on Mon Oct 10 05:00:45 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Forget about fuel economy, acceleration times or reliability. What many new-car shoppers want to know is if they'll be able to integrate their smartphone with a car's multimedia system. Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, which allow operation of… Read More

Which 2017 Cars Have Apple CarPlay?

By Rick Popely on Mon Oct 10 05:00:35 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Forget about fuel economy, acceleration times or reliability. What many new-car shoppers want to know is if they'll be able to integrate their smartphone with a car's multimedia system. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, which allow operation of… Read More

What's the Best Car for an Uber Driver?

By Matt Schmitz on Wed Sep 28 05:30:55 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — If you catch rides frequently with the reigning champs of ride-hailing, Uber and Lyft, you might hear a common refrain while chatting up your drivers about their car: "I bought it just to do this," they'll often say.… Read More

2017 Kia Cadenza Review: First Drive

By Fred Meier on Mon Aug 22 08:20:10 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Kia's redesign of the 2017 Cadenza significantly refines a car for buyers who want the stretch-out space and feature glut of a full-size luxury sedan at the price of an entry-level compact car from an established luxury brand.… Read More