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Recall Alert: 2016 Kia Sorento

By Tom Torbjornsen on July 29, 2016


CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 7,900 model-year 2016 Kia Sorento SUVs The Problem: A component of the rear suspension may not be properly welded and may break, affecting the rear suspension alignment and thereby increasing the risk of a crash. The… Read More

Recall Alert: 2016 Kia Sorento

By Tom Torbjornsen on July 29, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 7,900 model-year 2016 Kia Sorento SUVs The Problem: A component of the rear suspension may not be properly welded and may break, affecting the rear suspension alignment and thereby increasing the risk of a crash. The… Read More

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

By Matt Schmitz on July 19, 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

2017 Kia Sorento SUV Earns Top IIHS Safety Rating

By Fred Meier on July 15, 2016

CARS.COM — The 2017 Kia Sorento, a midsize SUV, has earned a Top Safety Pick Plus rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety thanks to a top superior rating for the performance of its optional front crash prevention system… Read More

What's the Best Compact SUV of 2016?

By Patrick Olsen on July 13, 2016

CARS.COM — Compact SUVs continue to be a best-selling segment, and why not? They carry plenty of people, cargo, pets, whatever you need. Because they're so popular, Cars.com is now testing this category every year. The 2016 Compact SUV Challenge… Read More

The 2016 Compact SUV Challenge: Multimedia Winners and Losers

By Joe Bruzek on July 13, 2016

CARS.COM — The multimedia systems tested in the Cars.com 2016 Compact SUV Challenge ranged from bare-bones basic to top-of-the-line touch-screens with smartphone integration, multiple USB ports and near-seamless usability. Each SUV offers multiple systems but these were graded on the… Read More

New-Car Deals: July 2016

By Kelsey Mays on July 12, 2016

CARS.COM — Bargain lovers, your time has come. Auto incentives continue to run high, with the average new car needing $3,237 in total discounts to sell last month, according to Autodata Corp. That's more than any single month over the… Read More

Headlight Safety Test Casts Shadow on Compact SUVs

By Matt Schmitz on July 12, 2016

CARS.COM — As the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety continues to shed new light on the performance of one of the most basic, yet vital, elements of car safety — headlights — automakers have their work cut out for them.… Read More

Kia to Give Soul More Spirit With Turbo Option

By Fred Meier on July 6, 2016

CARS.COM — Kia let its hamsters do the teasing about the infusion of some new spirit under the hood of its funky Soul. The latest hamster ad for the urban hauler closes with a slide confirming the new version: 2016 Soul:… Read More

2017 Kia Sportage Video

By Mike Hanley on July 5, 2016

CARS.COM — Compact SUVs are a hot segment and Kia redesigned its entry for 2017. The new Sportage wears brawnier styling, gets two powertrains and packs features that wouldn't be out of place in a luxury SUV, including a panoramic… Read More

Kia Tops Luxury Brands in Latest J.D. Power Quality Study; Fiat, Smart Trail

By Kelsey Mays on June 22, 2016

CARS.COM — For the first time in a decade, non-luxury brands topped their luxury counterparts in owner-reported problems in J.D. Power's 2016 Initial Quality Study. And Kia, a brand whose average transaction prices rank among the industry's lowest, topped Porsche,… Read More