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Kia Plans New Stonic Subcompact SUV

By Fred Meier on Wed Jun 07 10:47:55 GMT-06:00 2017


CARS.COM — Kia has announced that it will have a new subcompact SUV out later this year and that it will be called the Stonic. The automaker released some teaser renderings for the vehicle, which could get a global unveiling… Read More

Kia Plans New Stonic Subcompact SUV

By Fred Meier on Wed Jun 07 10:47:55 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Kia has announced that it will have a new subcompact SUV out later this year and that it will be called the Stonic. The automaker released some teaser renderings for the vehicle, which could get a global unveiling… Read More

Smaller Cars Have Larger Fatality Risks

By Fred Meier on Thu May 25 13:44:19 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Small four-door sedans dominate the list of vehicles with the highest traffic fatality risks, accounting for six of the 10 vehicles with the highest driver fatality rates, according to a new study by the Insurance Institute for Highway… Read More

2017 New York Auto Show: What You Missed Today

By Matt Schmitz on Thu Apr 13 14:20:48 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — It's up to you, New York, New York ... to ensure that the 2017 auto-show season goes out with a bang — and so far, things are poppin' off like Times Square at midnight on New Year's Eve.… Read More

2018 Kia Rio Review: Photo Gallery

By Fred Meier on Thu Apr 13 09:39:56 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Kia's subcompact people mover switches to a new platform and gets an update for 2018. The new Rio — appearing at the 2017 New York International Auto Show — adds class, safety and technology to the sedan and… Read More

2018 Kia Rio Video Review

By Kelsey Mays on Wed Apr 12 11:11:06 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Despite the relative lack of interest in subcompact entry-level cars here in the U.S., Kia has redesigned the Rio for 2018 and unveiled it at the 2017 New York International Auto Show. Kia claims that the Rio is… Read More

2018 Kia Rio Preview

By Fred Meier on Wed Apr 12 04:00:37 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM Competes with: Ford Fiesta, Honda Fit, Hyundai Accent, Nissan Versa, Toyota Yaris Looks like: A classier and sleeker and much more horizontal Rio Drivetrains: 130-horsepower, 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine; six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmissions; front-wheel drive Hits dealerships: Later… Read More

Kia Previews Redesigned Rio

By Fred Meier on Wed Aug 24 10:12:59 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Kia is offering a sneak peek of the next Rio with preview sketches of a stylish redesign for the fourth generation of its subcompact. The new Rio sedan and hatchback will be unveiled Sept. 29 at the 2016 Paris… Read More

2016 Kia Software Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on Fri Jan 29 01:00:00 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Vehicles affected by service bulletin: 2016 Kia Sorento 2016 Kia Rio 2016 Kia Soul 2016 Kia Sedona The problem: The infotainment system software has a glitch and needs to be updated. See More Service Bulletins Corrective action: Dealers… Read More

2004-2013 Kia Models Corrosion Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on Tue Jan 05 01:00:00 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Vehicles affected by service bulletin: 2010 Kia Soul 2011 Kia Soul 2012 Kia Soul 2013 Kia Soul 2004 Kia Spectra 2005 Kia Spectra 2006 Kia Spectra 2007 Kia Spectra 2008 Kia Spectra 2009 Kia Spectra 2006 Kia Optima… Read More

Study: Women Value Price, Practicality Over Performance, Prestige

By Matt Schmitz on Tue Dec 22 11:32:14 GMT-06:00 2015

Setting aside any debate over the validity — or perhaps lack thereof — of gender roles in society, men and women by some measures have been shown to value different attributes while car shopping. Men prize performance and prestige, while… Read More