Kia Optima

2018 Kia Optima review: Glimpses of a bright future

Kia Motors’ announcement of its India launch was met with a whole lot of enthusiasm. Hyundai’s sister brand has been a popular choice in international

The Midsize Sedans With the Highest Safety Ratings for 2018

For decades, midsize sedans were the default family car for Americans, and Toyota Camry’s place as the top-selling model was the symbol of that dominance.

Six reasons the new Kia Cerato is better than its rivals

Kia has just launched its new Cerato sedan in Australia. Here are six reasons why it’s better than its small-car competitors The Cerato, and indeed

Jaguar’s New EV and Other Major Tesla Challengers of 2018

It may have taken a while, but Tesla is officially a household name in America. Thanks to both electric cars and SpaceX, people know CEO Elon Musk

Holden Commodore v Mazda 6 v Toyota Camry 2018 Comparison

Holden Commodore LT diesel v Mazda 6 Touring diesel v Toyota Camry Ascent hybrid Comparison – How does Holden’s first diesel Commodore stack up against the

Are You More Likely to Get Into an Accident in These Cars?

Every automaker knows to varying degrees, safety sells. But there comes a point where the automaker can only do so much. After that, it’s all in

2017 Kia Optima Sportswagon PHEV review – price, specs and release date

The Kia Optima Sportswagon PHEV is a plug-in hybrid version of Kia’s estate. Does its promise of impressive fuel economy, a 38-mile electric-only range and

Deadline 2018: Here Are the Cars Consumer Reports Says to Buy Before the New Year

Most car consumers have heard and seen the ads. They talk about “getting rid of this year’s stock to make room for the next model

These Car Companies Are Struggling to Find Customers in 2017

There are several different ways to explain why new auto sales have slumped in 2017. First, consider the full rebound of the U.S. economy in 2016. With

The Most (and Least) Expensive Vehicles to Drive in America

Did you just get a great deal on a new car? Don’t answer yet — you won’t know for sure until you pay a vehicle’s

The 30 Most American-Made Cars of 2017

Most auto consumers know it takes more than a badge from Detroit to call a car “American.” Even before Italian automaker Fiat bought the Chrysler

Head’s Up! These Cars Come Cheap But They’re Worth Much More

Is there any good deals left on the U.S. auto market these days? With an average new car price topping $30,000, you could argue every

10 ‘American’ Cars That Are Really Made Overseas

Globalization has made auto production confusing for consumers. Once upon a time, a car that was “made in America” meant U.S. workers made it in

2018 Toyota Camry First Drive: Potent family sedan shrugs off SUV onslaught

Is it hard to get excited about the all-new 2018 Toyota Camry? After all, this is a car that has been at the top of

The 25 Safest and Cheapest Cars for Teen Drivers

Few things are scarier for a parent than your teen getting their first car, but that’s an inevitable part of both of your lives. You can

Hyundai or Kia? Why Korean Automakers are the Surprising Choice You Need to Make

It’s astonishing how Korean automakers have become synonymous with quality over the years. In 2016, Kia reigned as king of initial quality according to J.D. Power, beating

Consumer Reports’ Surprising 10 Best Automobiles of 2017

While the classic buff books (Car and Driver, Road & Track, Automobile, etc.) are full of McLarens, Porsches, and Ferraris in any given issue, when

10 Reasons Why Buying a Hyundai or a Kia Could Be a Smart Decision

While the thought of a Korean mid-size luxury sedan would have sounded laughable a couple decades ago, nowadays cars like the Kia Cadenza are an

Hyundai Sonata vs. Kia Optima: Buy This, Not That

The holidays are now officially over, and all of us at Autos Cheat Sheet hope you had a good one. If you’re lucky, it was

2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid review

THE GOOD: The 2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid’s powertrain offers good midrange torque and respectable fuel economy. The plug-in model adds 27 miles of electric range to

Kia Optima Sportswagon first drive: A big friendly giant that lacks a bit of personality

The Kia Optima is the sort of car that you see starring in flashy US TV commercials, where enormous NBA superstars cram their frames into

Audi Q7 3.0T Quattro Review: An Understated Sensation

If you’re in the market for a new car, and are looking to treat yourself, someone is likely to ask the obvious question: How badly do

2016 Volkswagen Passat V6 SEL Premium Review: The Good German

Would you just look at everyone tossing the baby out with the bath water? It seems like everyone has forgotten that Volkswagen still makes amazing

6 Cheapest Hybrid Cars of 2016

One problem with hybrid and electric vehicles has been the premium consumers have to pay over comparable gas vehicles. Everyone loves getting over 40 miles to

Kia Optima 2.4 Si v Subaru Liberty 2.5i Premium Comparison

Mid-sized sedans really do get a bad rap these days. Not so long ago, a Subaru Liberty was a genuinely cool family sedan with badge

2016 Chevrolet Malibu Review : Better in Every Measurable Way

Do you remember the Chevy Malibu of the early aughts, when it had the sex appeal of Canadian farming equipment and the amenities and handling characteristics to match?

2016 Mazda6 Review : A Sedan King in a Deck of Queens

It’s not everyday that someone comes across a car that makes them wonder whether they’ve been wrong all along. Take the benefits of buying Korean cars, for example: For

2016 Honda Accord V6 Review: A Great Car Gets Even Better

Telling someone you own a Honda Accord typically elicits the same reaction you would get if you told them you owned a Honda lawn mower. Oh,

2016 Kia Optima First Drive

Fourteen years ago, Kia was last on J.D. Power’s quality survey; today, it’s second behind Porsche. That’s a big deal, but what does it have