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    Report: 65k Kia Sorento models face NHTSA probe for shattering sunroof

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration isn't ready to give up its investigation into spontaneously shattering sunroofs in the 2011-2013 Kia Sorento yet. In fact, it has actually broadened it into a full engineering analysis affecting as many as 65,347 vehicles. The investigation ...

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    Report: Feds investigating Kia Sorento over shattered sunroofs

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened an investigation into 64,000 Kia Sorento crossovers due to complaints from owners that the sunroof can shatter unexpectedly. This probe affects Sorento models from the 2011, 2012 and 2013 model years. According to The Detroit News, ...

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    Video: Police cams capture woman's 119-mph stuck accelerator run [w/video]

    Police car dashboard cameras have provided plenty of footage over the years of criminals attempting to evade police or horrific car accidents, but Lauri Ulvestad wasn't the former and some inspired – if not lucky – driving prevented the latter. Ulvestad, 47, of Ames, Iowa, experienced ...

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    Recalls: Kia recalling 58K Spectra models for fuel tank issue, 12K Sorentos for transmission concern [UPDATE]

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced that Kia is recalling 58,322 2004 through 2007 Spectra models due to fuel tank straps that may corrode over time. The recall, however, is only taking place in northern states that utilize salt on roads during the winter. The NHTSA ...

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    Report: NHTSA opens investigation into Kia Sorento and older Subaru Impreza models

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened an investigation into the 2011 Kia Sorento for possible driveshaft failure that results in a sudden loss of power. According to NHTSA, there have been four complaints about the intermediate driveshaft and another five alleging that ...

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    Report: Kia lining up third shift in GA to meet Sorento demand

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    Kia is fresh off a fantastic 2010 in which the Korean automaker increased sales by 19 percent versus 2009, boosting its market share from 2.9 to 3.1 percent. A major reason Kia fared so well in 2010 was the success of the ...

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    Kia steams ahead with 100,000th Sorento

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    Kia is setting up the streamers and the champagne is on ice. The 100,000th Sorento crossover just went home with a new owner and it marks the first U.S.-built Kia vehicle to pass that milestone. For the past 11 months, the Sorento ...

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    Kia recalls nearly 8,000 Sorrento models over incorrectly machined brakes

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    According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, certain 2011 Kia Sorento models were fitted with rear brake calipers that were improperly machined. Says NHTSA: "As a result, brake fluid will leak, followed by ...

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    Autoblog Podcast #199 - Scion FT86, Toyota Prius MPV, Chevrolet Volt controversy

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    Zach Bowman makes his debut on Episode #199 of the Autoblog Podcast. Show stalwarts Chris Shunk and Dan Roth guide the conversation from the teased Toyota Prius MPV, the tempest in a teapot over the Chevrolet Volt's transmission ...

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    IIHS performs rollover test on 12 mid-sized SUVs

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    The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has completed a round of rollover testing on 12 mid-sized SUVs (though most are technically CUVs, but whatevs), and the results show that some carmakers are exceeding ...

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    New York 2010: 2011 Kia Sorento SX offers more standard kit, added visual flare

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    Kia officially debuted the new SX trim level for the 2011 Sorento at this year's Atlanta Auto Show, but they also brought the dolled-up crossover to New York for a larger-scale unveiling. The Sorento is already off to a good ...

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    Kia unveils new Sorento SX trim level in... *magic eight-ball shake*... Atlanta?

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    Kia loves America – more specifically, Georgia. Not only did the automaker just open a new manufacturing facility there last fall, but it chose the illustrious Atlanta Auto Show to debut the latest addition to the 2011 ...

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    Kia being sued for song in Super Bowl ad

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    With all of the lawsuits flying, at least Kia knows its commercials are being watched. First, it was a problem with fellow Korean automaker Hyundai using a Louis Vuitton-like fabric; now, Drive-In Music Company, Incorporated has tossed lawsuits at Kia, ...

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    Kia UVO details released, like SYNC circa 2008

    The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas kicks off this week and the first major announcement from the automotive world comes from Kia in the form of its UVO (short for "your voice") infotainment system. Co-developed by Microsoft and based on the Windows Embedded Auto software, UVO is ...

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    2011 Kia Sorento pricing pops up, starts under $20k*

    Pricing for the 2011 Kia Sorento has popped up unannounced on the automaker's consumer website, and as it turns out, you can drive a base model off the lot with money to spare for a Subway footlong – minus taxes and all that. At $19,995 for the starter model (*plus $795 in destination ...

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    LA 2009: Meet the "all-American" 2011 Kia Sorento

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    Perhaps the most important fact about the all new Kia Sorento isn't that it's a "right-sized" compact CUV. If Kia's boundless enthusiasm is any indication, the most important fact is that the 2011 Sorento is the first Kia designed and built ...

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    First Drive: 2011 Kia Sorento finally crosses over

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    Sometimes it's hard to remember what you did just yesterday, but think back to 2003 when Kia first introduced the Sorento mid-size SUV. At the time, the market was dominated by body-on-frame vehicles with real honest-to-goodness ...

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    Officially Official: Kia drops pics of the U.S. spec 2011 Sorento

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    Kia America has just dropped the first official pics and details of the next generation Sorento. We first saw images of the Korean market model several months back, and unsurprisingly, the version we get looks to be pretty much unchanged. ...


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