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Hyundai and Kia fined $210 million over vehicle recalls due to engine trouble

Hyundai and Kia fined $210 million over vehicle recalls due to engine trouble

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced consent orders this week with Hyundai and Kia related to recalls of vehicles equipped with the Theta II engines. The automakers were hit with combined penalties amounting to $210 million. The NHTSA found that Hyundai and Kia conducted untimely recalls of over 1.6 million vehicles that used the Theta II engines.

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Modified Kia Sorento SUVs are ready to adventure

Modified Kia Sorento SUVs are ready to adventure

Kia has unveiled a pair of customized Sorento SUVs specifically designed to show the brand's focus on adventure, capability, and trail readiness. The first is the Sorento Yosemite that was intended to explore high elevation locations and mountain living. It's covered in a Pine Green matte finish with gloss and matte black accents.

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Consumer Reports pulls recommended rating for several major EVs

Consumer Reports pulls recommended rating for several major EVs

Receiving a recommended rating for any product or vehicle from Consumer Reports is a big deal. It's also a big deal if a product receives a recommended rating from the publication and then has that rating pulled. Consumer Reports recently announced that the publication no longer recommends electric vehicles from Audi and Kia.

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2021 Kia Stonic GT Line makes European debut with sportier styling and mild-hybrid powertrain

2021 Kia Stonic GT Line makes European debut with sportier styling and mild-hybrid powertrain

While we wait for Kia North America to bring in its newest Stonic mini crossover, the South Korean automaker is expanding its Stonic portfolio in Europe with the newest GT Line. It features a host of sportier visual upgrades along with a new 48-volt mild-hybrid system – the latter of which is offered for the first time in the new Stonic.

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2021 Kia Sorento sees 3-row SUV aim big

2021 Kia Sorento sees 3-row SUV aim big

There's a new Kia SUV in town, with the 2021 Sorento promising a new turbo engine option, a more flexible interior, and more capability should you find yourself off-road. One of the automaker's top-sellers, the Sorento sticks with its three-row seating for up to seven, but gets extra power and economy along the way.

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2021 Kia Stinger receives new 300HP engine, more power for the Stinger V6

2021 Kia Stinger receives new 300HP engine, more power for the Stinger V6

In our previous 2021 Kia Stinger article a few weeks ago, we highlighted the new Stinger’s mild facelift, wide-bore exhaust mufflers, and optional 10.25-inch widescreen infotainment system. And now, Kia is drip-feeding more information about the 2021 Stinger, and it has more to do with engine choices.

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2022 Kia Carnival/Sedona: Enter the Grand Utility Vehicle (GUV)

2022 Kia Carnival/Sedona: Enter the Grand Utility Vehicle (GUV)

The 2022 Kia Carnival is ushering a new generation of family vehicles. And for once, we’re glad it’s not an SUV. According to Kia, the next-gen Carnival (or Sedona in other markets) is roomier, more refined, and more capable than ever before. And as such, the South Korean automaker is calling it a Grand Utility Vehicle or GUV.

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2021 Kia Stinger features mild exterior and interior updates

2021 Kia Stinger features mild exterior and interior updates

Kia has recently unveiled the 2021 Stinger fastback sedan with a few exterior and interior tweaks. It’s hard to discern the changes at first glance, but we’re glad the new Stinger is ready for action. Apparently, rumors persist of more powerful engines and a few chassis tweaks to go along with the refreshed design, but Kia has yet to confirm this.

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Kia Sonet urban compact SUV is built in India and will be available globally

Kia Sonet urban compact SUV is built in India and will be available globally

Kia has unveiled a new compact SUV that it calls a "smart urban compact SUV." The vehicle will be built in India and will be available globally. Kia says that the Sonet is its entry into the burgeoning compact SUV segment and promises a new benchmark with first-in-class features.

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There’s terrible news if you were waiting for the 2021 Kia Soul EV

There’s terrible news if you were waiting for the 2021 Kia Soul EV

One of the most eagerly-anticipated new electric cars has been scratched from the US launch roadmap, it's reported, with the Kia Soul EV apparently no longer coming to America. Announced in late 2018 alongside the third-generation Soul update, the 2020 Soul EV had already missed its original launch date for the US market. That, it seems, was only a precursor to worse news.

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2021 Kia Seltos Review – Small crossover has big ambitions

2021 Kia Seltos Review – Small crossover has big ambitions

The apple doesn't fall far from the tree, and in this case, I'm referring to the 2021 Kia Seltos. You may know that 'Seltos' derives from 'Celtos,' the son of Greek god Hercules who was fatefully conceived amid a blackmailing affair with princess Celtine. Kia's hierarchy is a little less melodramatic, with Hercules in this case referring to the magnificent Telluride, a three-row SUV that I absolutely love. The Telluride was good enough to run away with the 2020 World Car of the Year award, no small achievement. Is the son of Hercules good enough to merit its own praise?

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Kia Telluride Nightfall Edition launches this summer

Kia Telluride Nightfall Edition launches this summer

One of the more popular new SUVs on the market stay comes from Kia and is called the Telluride. The automaker has announced a new special appearance package that will be available on the Telluride starting this summer. The special package is called the Nightfall Edition and brings black trim elements to the very popular SUV.

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