Tag: Kia

QOTD: Trucking Great Nineties Design in Asia?

<img data-attachment-id="1679150" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus-lx-450-1319336-1021515.jpg" data-orig-size="1600,1200" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1996 Lexus LX 450" data-image-description=" Lexus ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus-lx-450-1319336-1021515-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus-lx-450-1319336-1021515-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1679150 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus-lx-450-1319336-1021515-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus-lx-450-1319336-1021515-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus-lx-450-1319336-1021515-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus-lx-450-1319336-1021515-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus-lx-450-1319336-1021515-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus-lx-450-1319336-1021515-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus-lx-450-1319336-1021515.jpg 1600w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> In today’s QOTD we conclude the discussion started a couple of weeks ago when we asked […]

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New Vehicle Quality Improvements Stall, Koreans Still on Top With J.D. Power

<img data-attachment-id="1678516" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/1621-GenesisMotorAmericaCOOErwinRaphaelaccepts1OverallBrandandG70PremiumCompactCarsegmentwinnerawardsfromJ.D.PowerAssociatesVicePresidentSalesintheGlobalAutomotiveDivisionMichaelBattaglia.-e1561054176829.jpg" data-orig-size="4221,2965" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"5","credit":"Jay K. McNally\rMcNally Multi Med","camera":"Canon EOS 5D Mark IV","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1560862069","copyright":"(c)2018\rAll Rights Reserved\/Jay McNally\/McNally Multi Media","focal_length":"38","iso":"400","shutter_speed":"0.005","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1621-GenesisMotorAmericaCOOErwinRaphaelaccepts1OverallBrandandG70PremiumCompactCarsegmentwinnerawardsfromJ.D.PowerAssociatesVicePresidentSalesintheGlobalAutomotiveDivisionMichaelBattaglia." data-image-description=" genesis motors ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/1621-GenesisMotorAmericaCOOErwinRaphaelaccepts1OverallBrandandG70PremiumCompactCarsegmentwinnerawardsfromJ.D.PowerAssociatesVicePresidentSalesintheGlobalAutomotiveDivisionMichaelBattaglia.-e1561054136860-450×316.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/1621-GenesisMotorAmericaCOOErwinRaphaelaccepts1OverallBrandandG70PremiumCompactCarsegmentwinnerawardsfromJ.D.PowerAssociatesVicePresidentSalesintheGlobalAutomotiveDivisionMichaelBattaglia.-e1561054136860-610×429.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1678516″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/1621-GenesisMotorAmericaCOOErwinRaphaelaccepts1OverallBrandandG70PremiumCompactCarsegmentwinnerawardsfromJ.D.PowerAssociatesVicePresidentSalesintheGlobalAutomotiveDivisionMichaelBattaglia.-e1561054136860-610×429.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”429″> J.D. Power’s 2019 Initial Quality Study (IQS) shows industry-wide problems per 100 vehicles (PP100) failing to improve for the first time since […]

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Please Notice Me: Kia’s Oft-overlooked Cadenza Gains a New Face for 2020

Often referred to as a “Korean Buick” (sometimes, a “better Buick“), the Kia Cadenza sits in a corner of the vehicle theater where audience attendance is way down. The brand’s largeish midsize sedan gained a new generation for 2017, upping the model’s style and content, and it looks like Kia’s not ready to let a […]

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Kia Confirms Seltos, Explains Name, Says Official Debut is Just Around the Corner

<img data-attachment-id="1676396" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/kia-seltos-teaser-e1559679170131.jpg" data-orig-size="1960,1307" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"5.6","credit":"","camera":"NIKON D850","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1559200619","copyright":"","focal_length":"44","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"0.00625","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="kia seltos teaser" data-image-description=" kia ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/kia-seltos-teaser-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/kia-seltos-teaser-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1676396″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/kia-seltos-teaser-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″> Leaks of Kia’s new Seltos — a small crossover intended for global sale before 2020 — made their way around the web this week. However, we spent most of our time wondering how much of […]

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Perhaps Thankfully, Kia’s Upcoming Optima Won’t Go the Sonata Route

You have to give Hyundai Motor Group credit — it’s certainly not shy when it comes to design. It hasn’t been for a while, and the 2011 Sonata can attest to that. After Hyundai toned things down for the follow-up generation, the brand realized its mistake: to get noticed alongside Camry and Accord, you needed to […]

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