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 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 Soul
2016 Kia Soul
MSRP:
$15,800
Engine:
1.6L I-4
MPG:
24 City / 30 HWY
2016 Kia Sedona
2016 Kia Sedona
MSRP:
$26,400
Engine:
3.3L V-6
MPG:
18 City / 24 HWY
2016 Kia Sorento
2016 Kia Sorento
MSRP:
$25,100
Engine:
2.4L I-4
MPG:
21 City / 29 HWY
2016 Kia Optima
2016 Kia Optima
MSRP:
$22,140
Engine:
2.4L I-4
MPG:
24 City / 35 HWY
Hyundai will launch 26 green models through 2020

The South Korean automaker wants to be a segment leader.

Hyundai Motor Group has a lineup of 26 green vehicles on the way, and if the growth in the segment is a success, it be second place in the market by 2020.
Ferrari 488 GTB among the best car designs of 2016 [UPDATE]

Kia Optima and McLaren 570S also get top honors

Ferrari has been honored as the Best of the Best in the 2016 Red Dot Awards for the second year running as the 488 GTB succeeds last year's FKK X for the most prestigious design award, with top honors awarded to the Kia Optima and McLaren 570S as well.
Peter Schreyer designs the future of Hyundai, Kia, and Genesis

Peter Schreyer is in charge of design at Hyundai, Kia, and Genesis, and a profile from Bloomberg shows just how important he is to those brands.
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Motorcyclist lucky to escape with life after 100-mph crash

The rider was running from police at the time of the accident.

A motorcycle rider in San Diego is lucky to be alive after leading police on a high-speed chase that ended when the bike collided with a car at over 100 mph.
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 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.
208k Kia Soul models recalled over broken pedals

The Kia Soul – in both gasoline and electric variants – is being recalled due to accelerator pedals that may bend or break. A total of 208,858 vehicles are affected.
Kia recalls 12k 2016 Sorento models for faulty accelerator pedal

Kia is recalling over 12,000 examples of the 2016 Sorento because of the possibility of a faulty accelerator pedal. A bad solder on a capacitor could cause the crossover to enter Limp Home Mode or Forced Idle Mode.