Kia Sportage

Which 2017 Cars Have Android Auto?

By Rick Popely on Tue May 02 12:36:45 GMT-06:00 2017


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 Android Auto?

By Rick Popely on Tue May 02 12:36:45 GMT-06:00 2017

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 Tue May 02 10:50:35 GMT-06:00 2017

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

Which Small SUV in 2017 Has the Best Rear Visibility?

By Kelsey Mays on Mon Apr 24 07:00:34 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — A lot has changed since I last stacked up blind spot visibility among compact SUVs. For starters, those SUVs have become wildly popular: The Ford Escape outsells everything but the F-Series, while the bestsellers at Honda and Nissan… 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

Recall Alert: 2016-2017 Kia Sorento, 2017 Sportage

By Matt Schmitz on Tue Dec 27 10:39:02 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 10,000 model-year 2016-17 Kia Sorento SUVs manufactured between Oct. 27, 2014, and Aug. 25, 2016, and model-year 2017 Sportage SUVs manufactured between Dec. 10, 2015, and Aug. 26, 2016 The Problem: An accessory trailer hitch wiring… Read More

2016 Compact SUV Driving Ranges

By Rick Popely on Tue Dec 27 07:00:00 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — SUVs are the hot ticket in the auto market, and compact models that offer more utility than most passenger cars but without a major gas-mileage penalty are in one of the hottest segments. The four best-selling SUVs —… Read More

2017 Compact SUV Driving Ranges

By Rick Popely on Tue Dec 27 07:00:00 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — SUVs are the hot ticket in the auto market, and compact models that offer more utility than most passenger cars but without a major gas-mileage penalty are in one of the hottest segments. The four best-selling SUVs —… Read More

Recall Alert: 2008-2009 Kia Sportage

By Patrick Masterson on Tue Nov 22 08:47:03 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 72,000 model-year 2008-09 Kia Sportage SUVs manufactured between Aug. 9, 2007, and May 13, 2009 The Problem: The wire harness cover on the hydraulic electronic control unit may be improperly sealed, allowing water to get onto… 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

Software Update Delivers Apple CarPlay, Android Auto to More Kia Vehicles

By Matt Schmitz on Tue Jul 19 09:29:55 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Kia is expanding the availability of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to more of its lineup via a software update. Eligible models include current and previous model-year vehicles equipped with either with a compatible AVN 4.0 navigation system… Read More