Tag: Kia Sorento

2021 World Car Of The Year Semi-Finalists Announced; Who Do You Think Will Win?

The World Car Awards have announced the semi-finalists for 2021 World Car of the Year. Among this year’s contenders are the Audi A3, BMW 2-Series Gran Coupe and BMW 4-Series. The field also includes the Honda e, Kia K5 and Kia Sorento. Rounding out the competitors are the Mazda MX-30, Mercedes GLA, Toyota Yaris and Volkswagen […]

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Women’s World Car Of The Year Names 2021 Awards Category Winners

The Women’s World Car of the Year (WWCOTY) jurors have announced the 2021 winners in nine different categories. Selected by a panel of 50 motoring journalists from 38 countries across five continents composed exclusively of women, the winners were narrowed down from three models in each category, all of which had to be launched between […]

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Driven: 2021 Kia Sorento Combines Space With Extra Pace

The Kia Sorento has been popular with consumers as it combines affordable pricing with three rows of practicality. That’s a winning formula, but the Sorento hasn’t been without it faults. Besides having a less than stellar interior, it was overshadowed by the larger and more luxurious Telluride. That put the Sorento in a precarious position, but […]

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Euro NCAP Crash Tests The New Land Rover Defender, Honda e And Five Other Vehicles

Euro NCAP has released the results of its latest batch of tests, which saw seven new vehicles being crashed, including the Land Rover Defender, Honda e, Audi A3 Sportback, Seat Leon, Isuzu D-Max, Kia Sorento and Hyundai i10. Evaluated in RHD 110 body style, the Defender secured a maximum five-star safety rating, recording 85 percent […]

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Kia Recalls 295,000 Cars In U.S. Over Engine Fire Risks

Kia has issued a recall for an estimated 294,756 vehicles in the United States, at risk of suffering an engine compartment fire that can occur while the car is on the move. The recall involves the 2012-2013 Sorento, 2012-2015 Forte and Forte Koup, 2011-2013 Optima Hybrid, 2014-2015 Soul and 2012 Sportage. Kia dealers will inspect […]

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Hyundai And Kia To Pay Millions In Penalties Over Slow Engine Recalls

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced Hyundai and Kia could pay a combined total of $210 (£157.2 / €175.6) million in penalties to resolve allegations the company was slow to recall vehicles and “inaccurately reported certain information to NHTSA regarding the recalls.” At issue are the “untimely” recalls of over 1.6 million vehicles […]

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