Tag Archives: Kia

REVIEW: 2014 Kia Soul has more soul than predecessor

The 2014 Kia Soul is upgrade on many levels from the 2013 model.

As Detroit automakers once said about their cars, the 2014 Kia Soul is “longer, lower and wider” than its predecessor, which arrived a few years ago as one of the first funky, boxy, compact crossover vehicles. The Soul has prospered, while its rival boxy Honda Element is gone. And the Soul far outsells the boxy ... Read More »

CAR REVIEW: 2014 Kia Cadenza: A star is born

The 2014 Kia Cadenza is a new car for the United States.

The Kia Cadenza, known as the K7 in its native South Korea where it debuted in 2009, was unveiled in the United States in early 2013 as a 2014 model. It replaced the short-lived, unheralded Kia Amanti as the carmaker’s flagship sedan. The 2014 Kia Cadenza joins the Hyundai Genesis and Hyundai Equus as the ... Read More »

Kia to offer more Soul with 2014 all-electric edition

Kia will offer all-electric edition of the 2014 Kia Soul. Pictured above is 2013 model.

The 2014 Kia Soul will be offered early in 2014 as the South Korean manufacturer’s first all-electric vehicle in the United States. The Soul EV, which will be available in selected markets, will be powered exclusively by a battery for gas-free driving and zero emissions. Range and eMPG estimates have not been announced. “Eco-consciousness already ... Read More »

2014 Kia Forte: redesigned, affordable, fuel-thrifty

The 2014 Kia Forte is redesigned with a sportier appearance.

The 2014 Kia Forte sedan is longer, wider, lower and sleeker than its predecessor, which makes it sound like something from a 1950s or 1960s American car advertisement. The Forte’s predecessor arrived at about the time when desirable compact car rivals hit the scene, so sales have been generally disappointing. Kia thus is presenting the ... Read More »