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What Awards Has the Kia Telluride Won?
Kia’s Telluride has the most awards of any vehicle in its class for 2020. With numerous safety and entertainment features, the Telluride is the 2020 world car of the year.
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Carlos Kirby
Sep 17, 2021
Do Kias Last a Long Time?
Today, Kia manufactures some of the most competitive car that offer good warranty coverage.
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Lisa Steuer McArdle
Sep 07, 2021
The Quirky Kia Soul Design is Supposed to Look Like a Wild Boar With a Backpack
The original design for the Kia Soul was inspired by Michael Torpey. Kia hired Torpey to appeal to a younger audience, and part of Torpey’s inspiration was a boar.
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Serena Aburahma
Aug 29, 2021
Try Out Your New Kia Vehicle at Home
Kia is now letting customers test out new cars at home. How can you take advantage of this new program?
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Jane Lu
Aug 27, 2021
Recall Alert: Trunk Hatches on Hyundais and Kias Refuse to Unlatch
A faulty trunk latch has forced Hyundai and Kia to recall over 600,000 vehicles. How do you know if the recall affects you?
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Andrew Koole
Aug 25, 2021
Buying a Used Kia Telluride Is a Huge Mistake Right Now
The Kia Telluride is in hot demand but don’t spend too much on a used one.
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Alex Healey
Aug 21, 2021
Consumer Reports Warns to Avoid the 2021 Ford Explorer in Favor of a Kia or Mazda
The 2021 Ford Explorer has enjoyed strong sales but there are better midsize SUVs out there according to Consumer Reports.
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Alex Healey
Aug 21, 2021
Kia Isn't Fooling Anyone With the 2022 Carnival...and That's Alright
While the 2022 Kia Carnival is really more like a minivan, it is being marketed as an SUV-minivan mashup.
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Lisa Steuer McArdle
Aug 01, 2021
A Fully Loaded 2021 Kia Telluride Is Comparable to Some Luxury SUVs
The features available to a 2021 Kia Telluride are the same as many luxury SUVs. Should that convince you to buy one over a Buick or a Volvo?
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Andrew Koole
Jul 24, 2021
Kia Unveils its First Dedicated Battery-Electric Vehicle
The 2022 Kia EV6 is the automaker’s first car developed as an electric vehicle from the ground up.
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Lisa Steuer McArdle
Jul 22, 2021
All You Need To Know About The 2022 Kia Soul
The 2022 Kia Soul is here. How does it stack up against competing crossovers?
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Andrew Koole
Jul 15, 2021
Now Is Not the Time to Buy a New Kia Telluride
The 2021 Kia Telluride is selling for well over list price. Why are consumers willing to pay so much?
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Alex Healey
Jul 02, 2021
The 2021 Kia Telluride Has 1 Huge Advantage Over the Honda Pilot
Both the 2021 Honda Pilot and the 2021 Kia Telluride are great SUVs, but the Telluride comes out on top for its impressive features and warranty.
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Brandon Moore
Sep 20, 2021
The 2021 Kia Telluride Knocked Off Some Tough Competitors to Win a Respected Award
The 2021 Kia Telluride has received almost universal praise. However, not many expected it to repeat for such a high-contested award.
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Jason Crosby
Jun 18, 2021

All Questions on Kia

What do you typically need to qualify for 0% APR financing?
The local Kia dealership is offering 0% financing for new cars, but in the fine print it reads for qualified buyers. What do I need to qualify for 0% APR financing?
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Eric Schad
Aug 02, 2021
How much should I budget annually for car repairs and maintenance?
I have a 2007 Kia Spectra. I want to make sure I get regular repairs since it's an older vehicle and it already has almost 100,000 miles.
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Sophie Newman
Jul 29, 2021
What can I do if a tow truck damaged my vehicle while transporting it?
What do I do to get reimbursed for the damage? I had my Kia Sorento towed to a local repair shop. When it arrived, I noticed some body damage to it. The damage isn't extensive, but it's definitely noticeable.
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Eric Schad
Jul 22, 2021
My liability-only car was totaled in an accident, now what?
What should I do if liability won't cover all the damage to my car? My 2010 Kia Sportage was deemed a total loss by Progressive. I didn't carry collision coverage so I know I won't get a payout, but I don't think the damage to the car is that bad.
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Shannon Martin
Jul 06, 2021
If someone hits my car while it is parked on the street, can I sue them?
Can I sue someone for hitting my car if they won't share their insurance with me? I was visiting my mom the other day and someone hit my Kia while it was parked in front of her house. The driver was the grumpy man who lives three doors over and he won't give me his insurance information.
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Shannon Martin
Jul 06, 2021
How much is car insurance per month for a 2008 Kia Spectra?
How much will it be to insure a Kia Spectra? I want to buy this car from my uncle, but I'm wondering how much insurance will be.
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Sophie Newman
Jul 03, 2021
What are the limits on Kia's roadside assistance program?
"How often can I use roadside assistance with my Kia? I just got a new Kia and had to call for a tow. Did I use all my benefits for the year?"
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Emily Maracle
Jul 28, 2021
If I can't afford the payments on my Kia Sorento, can I trade it into the dealer to get something cheaper?
"I bought a Kia Sorento. With insurance and the car loan, I'm struggling to make the $800 monthly payments. Can I trade-in the Sorento to the dealer and get something cheaper?"
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Eric Schad
Jun 18, 2021
Is it a smart move to refinance a used Kia Optima?
"I'm thinking about refinancing my Kia Optima. With the $200 application fee, closing costs, and only a 1% interest-rate drop (from 5% to 4%) over 24 months (with a $8,000 balance), it doesn't seem worth it. Is a refinance a great idea?"
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Eric Schad
Jun 18, 2021
Should I pay off the car loan on my Kia Optima three years early if it only saves me $700?
"I have a low interest rate on my Kia Optima, but I now have the remaining $7,000 to pay my loan off three years early. Doing the math, I found I'd save about $700. Is it worth it to do so?"
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Eric Schad
Jun 10, 2021
How much would my car insurance be on a 2002 Kia Sorento?
"I'm 20 years old and have a good driving record. I want to know how much my car insurance would be."
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Emily Maracle
Jul 26, 2021
Do I need my own auto insurance to borrow my friend's Kia Stinger?
I use my friend's Kia now and then, but I am not a driver on her policy. I don't have my own car or insurance. Should I get my own policy to drive her car?
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Shannon Martin
May 06, 2021
Are gap and warranty insurance worth it?
I am thinking of getting a new car and want to make sure I don't pay for anything I don't need. I am reading some pretty bad stuff about warranties and gap coverage. Still, the Kia dealer is adamant that I need to have both.
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Shannon Martin
Apr 29, 2021
What are car insurance requirements on a leased 2021 Kia Optima?
I'm thinking about leasing a 2021 Kia Optima. I'm trying to create a budget that includes my lease payment, insurance, and an emergency fund for repairs. What car insurance do I need for a lease?
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Eric Schad
Apr 23, 2021
Which cars have the lowest repair costs?
"I’m pretty hard on my cars—I log a lot of miles for work and pleasure and they tend to require a lot of maintenance and repairs. I’d like to know which cars have the lowest repair costs so I can purchase the right vehicle that matches my driving habits and lifestyle. "
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Eric Schad
Apr 14, 2021
What are the best cars for people with back pain?
"I’ve got chronic back pain due to injuries from an old car accident. It can make driving unbearable at times. Are there any cars out there that are known to be back-friendly? "
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Eric Schad
Apr 14, 2021
Which cars do you recommend for dog owners?
I have two dogs, a husky and a labrador, and I travel with them a lot on weekends. Which cars are best for transporting dogs?
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Eric Schad
Apr 13, 2021

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