Buyer's Guide


With a number of economical options including the Rio, Soul, and Forte, and a lineup of value-oriented crossovers—currently the hottest market trend—Kia has built a foundation to compete with the industry's major players.

Least Expensive: Kia's Rio, Soul, and Forte all start under $18,000. The Rio is the least expensive model in Kia's lineup, followed by the Soul four-door hatchback, and then the Forte.

Sportiest: Even though the Forte Koup SX isn't a direct competitor to the Honda Civic Si in terms of performance, the Forte Koup's 201 hp from a 1.6-liter turbo-four should provide enough pep to satiate some buyers.

Popular: The inexpensive Soul is Kia's best-seller, followed closely by the long-running Optima midsize sedan.

Most Expensive: The rear-drive Kia K900 offers luxurious accommodations and amenities at a lower price than most other manufacturers. The full-size luxury sedan starts around $50,000 and can rise well beyond $60,000 with options and a 420-hp 5.0-liter V-8 engine.

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Overview A rearview camera and automatic headlights now come standard on the base 2019 Soul. The Inferno Red ...
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Overview The 2019 Kia Sportage carries over unchanged from 2018, but we recently previewed the redesigned 202...
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Overview All-new for 2018, Kia's sexy grand-tourer slinks into 2019 with a few updates. 18-inch wheels are no...
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Overview The 2019 Kia Sedona gets a refreshed exterior, an upgraded rear seat entertainment system option wit...
Overview The Kia Cadenza enters 2019 with minor technology and safety system updates....
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Overview On Optima LX and S trims, forward collision avoidance is enhanced to include pedestrian detection Wi...
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Overview Kia's K900 flagship sedan has been completely redesigned for the 2019 model year with a new powertra...
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Overview All new for 2018, the Kia Rio lineup undergoes some housekeeping for 2019. The manual transmission f...

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