The 2023 Kia EV6 GT is quicker than a Ferrari Roma, Lamborghini Huracan Evo

During a week when car enthusiasts around the world celebrate rare collectibles and exotic supercars, Kia showed up to Monterey with its 2023 EV6 GT and boasting that it out-accelerates the Ferrari Roma and the Lamborghini Huracan Evo Spyder RWD. It’s the most powerful Kia production vehicle yet, with 576 horsepower and 546 pound-feet of […]

by Jason Siu
Spied: 2024 Kia EV9 testing in Germany

At last year’s LA Auto Show, we saw a concept for a three-row, Telluride-sized, electric crossover from Kia. Called the Concept EV9, it was the company’s tease of what is to come. What is to come, exactly? Well, it’s the production EV9. And Kia was recently just caught out testing the new crossover. Our spy […]

by Chad Kirchner
2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 or 2022 Kia EV6: Which one to buy?

The choices for battery-electric vehicles are growing every year but two entries from Korea stand out above the rest: the 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 and the 2022 Kia EV6. Built on Hyundai Motor Group’s BEV-specific E-GMP platform, both vehicles are new from the ground up and aim to establish their respective brands as electrification leaders. […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Rapid-fire electric vehicle roundup: Five EVs tested, none disappoint

Every year, the Midwest Automotive Media Association (yep, that’s MAMA for short) hosts its popular Spring Rally at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. The annual event gives automotive journalists a chance to get seat time in a wide range of vehicles from a host of automakers. This year, nearly 20 brands brought around 70 […]

by Craig Cole
2022 Kia Sorento PHEV review: Just right with a splash of extra

Electrifying the Sorento was a genius move on Kia’s part. It took an already compelling package and made it even more appealing by adding efficiency to its strengths. There’s still part two to that story because a version with a plug is now available nationwide. The 2022 Kia Sorento PHEV takes all the goodness of […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Electrified Kia Carnival is a good thing

The Kia Carnival arrived in North America to high acclaim. Luxurious, spacious, and packed with a lot of tech features, the Carnival gave you so much for the money you’re spending. However, it’s still not available with an electrified powertrain or AWD, two things found in its competitors. According to our sources, at least one […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Kia will build a plant specifically for purpose-built vehicles

Kia has revealed it will be constructing a plant specifically for building purpose-built vehicles (PBVs). The company claims it will be a smart manufacturing plant located within the Hwaseong facility in Korea. Construction is scheduled to start in 2023 with commercial production beginning in the second half of 2025. Kia says this new plant will […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Kia Niro Plus is a purpose-built people mover

Kia has revealed its first purpose-built vehicle or PBV and it’s based on the previous generation Niro EV. Called the Kia Niro Plus, it’s essentially the outgoing car modified with a taller roofline and a rear end that’s completely vertical. It will be tailored specifically as a general model or a zero-emission taxi in Korea. […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2023 Kia Sportage Hybrid first drive: Softer sporting intentions

It’s trivia time. What’s the longest-running nameplate from the Kia brand? Is it Spectra? Sephia? Amanti? Nope. It’s actually the Sportage. In production since 1993, which was before Hyundai Motor Group absorbed Kia, this compact crossover is now in its fourth decade of existence. Since then, the Sportage has undergone multiple transformations from a small […]

by Stefan Ogbac
U.S.-spec 2023 Kia Niro family debuts in New York, will be available in all 50 states

The 2023 Kia Niro family made its North American debut at the 2022 New York Auto Show sporting its cool new look complete with contrasting colored side blades. It now features the tiered headlight setup and lots of design cues from the HabaNiro Concept first shown at the 2019 installment of the New York Auto […]

by Stefan Ogbac