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All-New 2016 Kia Optima First Image Released

Kia is going to debut the all-new 4th generation Optima (2016 model year) on Apr.1, at the 2015 New York auto show. Today it released the first official image, as shown below.


We do not have further information regarding the 2016 Optima, we will report back all detail information after its NY debut next month.

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Impression: The 2015 KIA Optima SX Limited

KIA displays a 2015 model year Optima SX Limited trim in the Orange County Auto Show.

The demo car is carrying a MSRP of $35,500, and talking about the interior design and material quality, I must say: it is fantastic! It is becoming a normal that non-luxury brand cars are starting to come with fine stitching and leather wrapped dashboard as standard, on some models it even comes with leather seats as standard too.

See the comparison of the 2015 Optima SXL and the 2015 BMW M4, photos are taken in the same location, with equivalent lighting conditions.

First, this is how the Optima looks like:


Next, the BMW M4:


I cannot say the Optima is better than the BMW M4, because t...

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Kia Shows Exterior of The 2016 Sorento

Today Kia unwraps the redesigned 2016 Sorento and shows how it looks from outside. Below are official images.




Specs we know at this moment:

– Total length: 188.2in (increased 3.7in)
– Total height: 66.3in (decreased 0.6in)
– Wheelbase: 109.4in (increased 3.1in)

Full details will be released later this year, and here is the Kia press release.

Kia reveals first official photos of third generation Sorento

(SEOUL) August 11, 2014 – First photos of the all-new Kia Sorento released today confirm that the third generation of the popular SUV will feature a new look, with bold, swept-back styling and sophisticated surface detailing.

Longer, lower and wider, with an extended...

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2015 Kia Cadenza: New Updates and Changes

Today Kia released details about the 2015 model year of the Cadenza. There is no major mechanical changes, and the updates are mainly in electronics and functionality:

– 8-way power adjustable passenger seat standard on all trims;
– Technology package: added Rear Cross Traffic Alert system;
– New on the Limited trim: new grille and exterior styling tweaks; enhancements in interior such as an analogue clock, chrome bits, surround view monitor etc.


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Actually How Many People Lease Their Cars?

We always hear the idea of leasing cars, or maybe you are already leasing a car at this moment. There are also debates whether leasing or purchasing saves you more money. There is no absolute answer for this question because the final cost depends heavily on your income/expense/tax situations, therefore it is case by case.

In US, since you do not own the title of the leased car (the leasing company that owns the tile), this is classified as an operating lease...

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