2018 Kia Stinger, my thoughts. And yours?

Partly because there were far fewer new cars revealed than in past years, the Stinger emerged as the star of the 2018 Detroit auto show (NAIAS). Some designers I spoke with from other auto companies were fans. What do you think of the exterior styling? Is it good enough to make people who would otherwise be buying Audis and BMWs… More →

Same price for either Rio SX transmission? Yes, and no.

The 2012 Kia Rio subcompact car was available with a manual transmission only in its lowest trim level. If didn’t want a very basic car, you had to get the automatic. Car reviewers complained, so Kia is offering a small batch of the top trim SX hatchback with a manual transmission. Reading the accompanying press release, many people have concluded… More →