2021 Kia K5 vs Subaru Legacy

The Subaru Legacy has been offered with all-wheel drive since its inception in 1989, but AWD didn’t come standard on U.S. models until the second-gen Legacy arrived several years later. The new 2021 Kia K5, on the other hand, carries an AWD badge right out of the gate, distinguishing itself from the Hyundai Sonata,Continue Reading

Mazda CX-30 vs Kia Seltos

By Nick Yekikian – MotorTrend The 2021 Kia Seltos is the brand’s latest entrant in the SUV octagon, and it enters the arena with a full head of steam. Last year Kia delivered a knockout punch in the form of the three-row Telluride. It was so good, we named it our 2020 SUV of the Year. WithContinue Reading


By Nick Yekikian – Words, Brandon Lim – Photos, MotorTrend Let’s get one thing clear: Kia Motors is owned by the Hyundai Group. Although their product lines follow different formulas, much of what the two brands sell happens to be closely related. For example, the Kia Stinger and the GenesisContinue Reading


By Christian Seabaugh – Words, Brandon Lim – Photos – MotorTrend America is missing out on this criminally overlooked sedan. We auto enthusiasts are a fickle bunch. We demand manual transmissions or rear-wheel-drive platforms (or both) but then don’t buy them. Pontiac G8? Dead. Chevrolet SS? Gone. Ford Fiesta ST? See ya. ItContinue Reading

2021 Kia Seltos

By Miguel Cortina – Words, Motor Trend The subcompact SUV segment is red hot. Over the last four years, names like Hyundai Kona, Chevrolet Trailblazer, Toyota C-HR, Ford EcoSport,  Nissan Kicks and Mazda CX-30 have emerged or been resurrected in the U.S. The 2021 Kia Seltos joins that list, but it falls on the larger side of the pack—at 172Continue Reading

2020 Kia Soul vs. 2020 Nissan Kicks

By Scott Evans – Words; Brandon Lim – Photos – Motor Trend It’s the kind of bargaining we do every day: Should I buy the store brand or pay a few dollars more for the name brand? Most of the time, it’s the same thing, but sometimes it’s worth itContinue Reading