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Kia's 2024 Forte has repackaged ADAS

Forte Gets Repackaged ADAS for 2024

IRVINE, Calif. — The 2024 Kia Forte arrives with mindful updates, including re-packaged Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). The GT-Line trim level now comes standard with Front Collision Alert (FCA) Fusion, a combination of Front Collision Alert-Cyclist (FCA-Cyc), Electronic Parking…

2023 Kia Telluride SX-Prestige X-Line tops the Kia range

Telluride Tops Kia’s Potent SUV Line

CHATHAM, Mass. – Four years ago, Kia introduced its range-topping Telluride three-row sport-utility vehicle (SUV), but the Korean auto maker refuses to sit on its laurels infusing the 2023 version with several upgrades, as well as two off-road-skewed trim levels…

Genesis GV70 Electrified another excellent SUV

Electrified GV70 Another Genesis Hit

CHATHAM, Mass. – The electrification of Hyundai Motor Group’s luxury/premier Genesis brand has included both ground-up battery-electric vehicles (BEVs) like the GV60 as well as redesigned electrified versions of its successful models, like the 2023 Electrified GV70 Prestige I had…

Kia unveiled its new EV9 three-row SUV

Kia EV9 Unveiled at NY Auto Show

NEW YORK – The all-new three-row battery-electric (BEV) sport-utility Kia EV9 made its North American debut yesterday during the media day at the 2023 New York International Automobile Show. “With the launch of the EV9, we are incorporating our experience…

2023 Kia Sportage Hybrid represents great value

Sportage Hybrid a Compact SUV Value

CHATHAM, Mass. – Now in its fourth decade, the Sportage remains a stalwart of the ever-expanding line of Kia sport-utility (SUV) and crossover-utility (CUV) vehicles. Once one of the smallest of the compact SUVs, the fifth-generation Sportage upon its introduction…

The redesigned Hyundai Sonata features extensive ADAS

Sonata Redesign Filled with ADAS

SEOUL – Hyundai Motor Company launched the new SONATA midsize sedan for which the design and specifications, including the advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS), have been significantly updated for the eighth generation.    The new SONATA boasts a dynamic, progressive design…

The new 2023 Genesis Electrified G80 is a premium luxury EV

Electrified, the G80 Shines

CHATHAM, Mass. – The first time I drove the Genesis Electrified G80 during last autumn’s International Motor Press Association Test Day (#IMPATESTDAY) I was blown away by the four-door sedan’s silky-smooth performance characteristics and luxurious comfort. A week in February…

the 2023 Hyundai Kona Electric Limited is a terrific entry-level BEV

23 Kona EV More of the Same

CHATHAM, Mass. – I loved the redesigned 2022 Hyundai Kona Electric Limited, so my continued appreciation of the modern design, quick charging, solid range, comprehensive equipment list and reasonable price for the 2023 carry-over version is no surprise. There was…

Kia showed the refreshed 2024 Seltos with new ADAS features

Seltos Refresh Brings Updated ADAS

LOS ANGELES – Kia used this month’s Los Angeles International Automobile Show to introduce the refreshed 2024 Seltos subcompact sport-utility/crossover-utility vehicle (SUV/CUV) which includes updated additional advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS). The new ADAS features are: Additional ADAS features include: Additional…

The 2023 Genesis GV60 is the complete compact SUV BEV

GV60: Complete BEV CUV Package

CHATHAM, Mass. – Let us pick two nits and get them out of the way: the electric 2023 Genesis GV60 Performance crossover (CUV) is missing two features that are surprising for such a thoroughly equipped premium vehicle. After a week…

2022 Hyundai Tucson PHEV is a complete compact SUV

Tucson PHEV the Complete Package

CHATHAM, Mass. – Hyundai offers the American sport-utility (SUV) buyer one of the most extensive array of choices from subcompact to three-row models. The anchor of its compact offerings, the Tucson, was completely redesigned for the 2022 model year and…

Kia adds standard ADAS to the 2023 Sorento

Sorento Adds ADAS for 2023

Source: Kia announcement IRVINE, Calif. – The 2023 Kia Sorento enters the new model year with improved packaging across all trims, building upon its generous array of standard features, especially advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS). Starting with the base LX, its…

Kia Sportage X-Pro Prestige resets the brand to the top of the compact SUV segment

Sportage Redefines Compact SUV

CHATHAM, Mass. – The all-new 2023 Kia Sportage resets its position within the compact sport-utility (SUV) segment, growing inside and out, as well as adding numerous features in its fifth-generation iteration. We spent an enjoyable week in a Sportage X-Pro…

NRS Brakes added brake pad kits for many brands including the Ioniq 5

Ioniq 5 Breaks EV Mold

CHATHAM, Mass. – The Hyundai Ioniq 5 electric vehicle (EV) does not look like anything else on the road on Cape Cod – or anywhere else in the U.S. for that matter, making a statement the Korean automaker will be…

2022 Kia Sorento X-Line SX-Prestige answers all the SUV questions

Sorento X-Line is Just Right

CHATHAM, Mass. – If Goldilocks had ventured into the three bears’ SUV-filled garage, she would have chosen the 2022 Kia Sorento as her ride because, as she said about everything she liked in their home, “It is just right.” The…