Kia is one of two brands sold in the US by the Hyundai Kia Automotive Group, the other being Hyundai. The South Korean brand has recorded consecutive sales growth in the US every year since it began selling its first car, the Sephia, back in 1994.


2017 Kia Sorento
2017 Kia Sorento
MSRP:
$25,400
Engine:
2.4L I-4
MPG:
21 City / 28 HWY
2017 Kia Sportage
2017 Kia Sportage
MSRP:
$22,990
Engine:
2.4L I-4
MPG:
22 City / 29 HWY
2016 Kia Rio
2016 Kia Rio
MSRP:
$15,495
Engine:
1.6L I-4
MPG:
27 City / 37 HWY
2016 Kia Optima
2016 Kia Optima
MSRP:
$22,140
Engine:
2.4L I-4
MPG:
24 City / 35 HWY
2016 Kia Forte
2016 Kia Forte
MSRP:
$18,090
Engine:
2.0L I-4
MPG:
25 City / 33 HWY
2016 Kia Sorento
2016 Kia Sorento
MSRP:
$25,100
Engine:
2.4L I-4
MPG:
21 City / 29 HWY
The Kia Rio has never looked this good

Kia sketches a handsome hatch set to bow in Paris.

Rio, Rio, Rio. No, not the one with Michael Phelps.
Five innovations that prove minivans don't have to be boring

Sometimes, the quest for greater minivan practicality leads to some pretty innovative features. Here are five of the best for 2016.
NHTSA investigating 8 million airbags not made by Takata

ARC Automotive's airbags are blamed for two injuries and one death.

Hopefully we aren't looking at the start of the Takata saga's sequel.
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2008 Kia Sportage
$9,300 / 29,500 miles / CA
2014 Kia Sorento
/ 41,768 miles / CA
2013 Kia Optima
$20,995 / 11,203 miles / CA
Recharge Wrap-up: Venturi seeks funding for speed record, Kia partners on V2G

Daimler launches Mercedes-Benz Energy for stationary storage.

Venturi launches a Kickstarter campaign to break its EV speed record. Kia partners with UC Irvine on V2G technology. Daimler launches Mercedes-Benz Energy to sell stationary storage globally.
2017 Kia Sportage First Drive
There's nothing revolutionary or super exciting about the 2017 Sportage, and that's fine. Kia's midsize CUV continues to be competent and well-rounded.
2016 Kia Optima SX Limited Quick Spin
The 2016 Kia Optima has clean styling and a comfortable, quiet ride. It should be a far bigger standout in its crowded segment.
2016 Kia Optima 2.0T Quick Spin [w/video]
Based on a short preview, the fourth-generation Optima could be a real contender in the cutthroat family sedan market.
Kia recalls 98,000 Sedona minivans for suspension corrosion

This is the second time these minivans have been recalled for this issue.

This is the second time Kia has recalled its Sedona minivan for corroded front lower control arms.
Kia Sedona and Hyundai Tucson recalled for hood latches

219,800 examples of the Kia Sedona and another 81,000 of the Hyundai Tuscon are being recalled in two separate campaigns to fix their secondary hood latches.
Kia recalls 260k Souls for possible steering failure

Kia will recall 256,459 units of the 2014-2016 Kia Soul and Soul EV because potential separation in the steering assembly can cause drivers to lose control.