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This Car Doesn’t Want to be Left Out of the Party

11.28.16 - Kia Rio

When you take away the supercars of the world, dial back the luxury performance models and even reduce the number of mainstream sports cars we see there is only one other performance category that garners a great deal of attention; the hot hatch. For some reason we love the idea of creating a small car with a hatchback body into a high performance machine that’s meant for the track. These cars are fun and fast giving us something that feels like it’s out of our imagination or just a few add-ons away from starring in a Mad Max movie.

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When a Minivan Makes the Best Choice

05.01.16 - 2016 Honda Odyssey

The change of SUVs to smaller unibody builds and designs has brought us full circle when it comes to the minivan. Even though these vehicles have only been around for a short period of time compared to the entire automotive market, they are quickly disappearing from the market, but there are still some that make a great choice. The benefit to a minivan is the fact these vehicles are made for the family in a way no others are. Nothing else is made to handle every need you could have and give you added storage in places you might have not thought to put it.

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Super Bowl Car Ads; Some of the Best Ever

02.17.16 - Christopher Walken Kia Commercial

The Super Bowl gives companies a platform for advertising that is unlike any other. With the largest crowd of the year watching this one event companies pay more money each year for the right to advertise during this game even if it’s only a spot that takes up thirty seconds of time. The visibility for this one spot is a great way for companies to show off new products which is one reason why so many car companies are advertised during this big game. It probably doesn’t hurt that car companies make more money than most other industries as well to have the advertising budgets to handle the cost of multiple spots. With that in mind, here is what we saw during Super Bowl 50.

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2016 Kia Optima: Look at the New Under the Skin

2016 Silver KIA Optima

Whoever said beauty is only skin deep never drove a car.  The skin of most cars is only the beginning of the beauty and with the advancements we have in technology and engineering vehicles offer much more beauty from the engine, from the control aspects, from the computers used and from everything you as a driver can admire about them.  The new 2016 Kia Optima is a great example of a car that hasn’t changed its looks much, but certainly took a deeper dive and changed things up under the skin to give you a car that is better than before. Continue reading

The Most Reviewed Sedans for 2015

KIA Optima 2016

Sedans are the largest class of vehicle on the market and offer the most economical option in most cases for owners to enjoy.  Offering great fuel efficiency as well as excellent performance and capability, sedans are general the most affordable vehicles not only to purchase but also to operate.  With so many sedans on the market, and general the vehicle that is chosen as the daily commuter car or the one used for running errands.  Sedans are great for a small family to enjoy and are easy to drive wherever the road may take the owner and their passengers.  Here are the top ten most reviewed sedans for 2015.

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Safest Hatchbacks for 2015

Mazda MAZDA3

Running the list from sixth to first, this half of the list all carries a higher safety rating than the first with all six having a five-star NTSA overall crash test rating.  These six hatchbacks offer not only the best in safety, but also have some great style and easy to enjoy fuel efficiency and even some great control features making them very enjoyable for any owner.

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Kia Offers a Well-Built Premium Sports Sedan with the Cadenza

2014 Kia Cadenza

Even though the Kia Cadenza doesn’t quite fit into the full-size sedan class or the premium sedan class it straddles both with quality and ease. Offering a bevy of great features that might even shoot this beauty into a luxury class the Cadenza makes a statement that is making the competition cringe and head back to the drawing board to keep up. As the priciest Kia on the market the Korean automaker has loaded this great car full of fun and features to offer owners a great value for their money. Competing in a class that includes the Nissan Maxima, Acura TLX, Toyota Avalon and Hyundai Azera the Cadenza has a huge mark to reach and as a fairly new offering has done a great job of reaching very high up the scale.

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