When a car company dares to change it’s name, logo and main slogan, you know the change is coming. Kia Motors, becomes known as simply Kia and focuses on the new goal to generate movement that inspires. From now on all of the new models will be wearing a fresh edgy badge as well as adopting the next generation technology that keeps pouring out of the Korean RND departments. Today we shall explore the newest models from the brand and find out whether keeping it affordable moto still relates to KIA in 2022.
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#1 2023 Kia Sportage
The all-new Sportage launches globally as a 2022 model, and next year, it will hit the US shores. The major difference between the American and other-market versions is the wheelbase and total lengths. Officially confirmed for Europe, the smaller Sportage is 5.3 inches shorter overall, measuring almost 178 inches.
#2 2022 Kia EV6
The first Kia to take advantage of the E-GMP platform is the coupe-SUV EV6. It initially arrives in the rear or dual motor all wheel drive configurations with the flagship GT trim at the top.
#3 2022 Kia Telluride
Kia’s recipe for a perfectly balanced mid-size SUV is quite simple: a powerful engine, a roomy 3rd row, available AWD and unrivaled value for the buck. Exterior-wise, the most distinctive features of the 2022 Telluride include the company’s rebranded badge, a refreshed front grille and a slightly tweaked rear liftgate.
#4 2022 Kia Stinger
In addition to sporting a new logo, the 2022 Kia Stinger elevates the game with distinctive LED lighting, revised 18 and 19 inch geometric alloy wheels and more aggressive quad exhaust design.
#5 2022 Kia K8 and K9
While the buyers on the US market will no longer get drive the Cadenza aka K7 and the K900 sedans, the rest of the world gets fresh alternatives to these models. The discontinued K7 is being replaced by the all-new Kia K8, while the K9 arrives with a very noticeable facelift.
#6 2022 Kia Carnival
This attractive family MPV goes by many names: KIA Carnival, Grand Carnival or Sedona all depending on the market where you are shopping. The 2022 4th generation is a radical departure from the humble minivan shape: the model rides on an all-new platform and acquires more rugged SUV-like exterior.
#7 2022 Kia Soul EV + Boardmasters Edition
Despite never making it to the US market, the 2nd generation Soul EV is alive and well in Europe. In 2022, Kia tries to keep the interest for the Soul heightened with a one of a kind Boardmasters Edition.
#8 2022 Kia Sorento PHEV
2022 Kia Sorento PHEV Sorento is finally ready for American dealerships, disclosing all its numbers and features details. It has an EPA estimated total range of 460 miles and electric-only range of 32 miles. At the Sorento’s heart lies a 1.6-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine complemented by an electric motor, fed by a 13.8 kWh battery.
#9 2022 Kia Ceed
This best-selling KIA Ceed in Europe once again arrives in three body styles in 2022: a classic 5-door hatchback, a station wagon and a Proceed shooting brake.
#10 2022 Kia K5
Fully redesigned just a year ago, the K5 previously known as the Optima sedan enters the new model year wearing revised KIA logo and adding a couple new tech features. Depending on the chosen trim level, these include standard wireless charging for your phone, 10.25inch infotainment with navigation, and Surround View Monitor.