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New Rio Makes Debut

Cargazing By Derek Price High-priced dream cars may get all the attention, but it’s cars like this — the affordably priced Kia Rio — that matter to a lot more Americans. Heck, with a starting price under $14,000, a brand-new

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Soul Adds Turbo Engine

Cargazing By Derek Price After driving the latest Kia Soul for a week, I’ve still got an unanswered question. Why is this the only car of its type left on the market? For a while, it looked like every car

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Plug-in Smoothness

Cargazing By Derek Price By 2020, Kia thinks it can increase fuel economy across its lineup by 25 percent. That’s the goal. If the brand has any shot at actually achieving that moonshot, cars like this — ones that wreck

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