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Call it crossover or wagon, Kia’s roomy Soul embraces audacity

Posted by on May 7, 2017 in Kia | 0 comments

This review first appeared in The Spokesman-Review. Automakers are so often punished for making bold moves it’s worth cheering their...

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Kia Forte: Living large in the compact sedan segment

Posted by on Jan 18, 2017 in Kia | 0 comments

This review first appeared in The Spokesman-Review. Who can argue with the crossover’s growing popularity? Crossovers are roomy,...

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Kia Sorento: So many options you might need a spreadsheet

Posted by on Jan 7, 2017 in Kia | 0 comments

This review first appeared in The Spokesman-Review. Should your crossover shopping lead you to the 2017 Kia Sorento, I’d advise taking...

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Kia acts quickly to boost Cadenza’s fortunes

Posted by on Dec 18, 2016 in Kia | 0 comments

This review originally appeared in The Spokesman-Review. With the 2017 Cadenza sedan, Kia fast-tracks its North American learning curve....

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Kia K900 challenges the luxury status quo

Posted by on Oct 1, 2016 in Kia | 0 comments

Leaving Chicago in a mid-day rainstorm, I power on the rain-sensing windshield wipers, activate the intelligent cruise control and settle...

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Sportage survives own past, thrives in tough segment

Posted by on May 22, 2016 in Kia | 0 comments

This review originally appeared in The Spokesman-Review. Kia’s Sportage compact crossover is a survivor. It survived its own...

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