Posts tagged "sorento"

Today's Rave: Gigantic glass roof on the 2014 Kia Sorento

Today's Rave: Gigantic glass roof on the 2014 Kia Sorento
With the weather FINALLY starting to get nice in Chicago, I want to suck up every moment of it. From driving with my windows down to sitting outside at lunch, I want to take in as much of the bright stuff as possible. Which is why I absolutely loved the big glass roof in the... Read more »

Today's Rave: Cup holders in the 2014 Kia Sorento

Today's Rave: Cup holders in the 2014 Kia Sorento
I know that cup holders are uniquely an American thing. We all need our super-sized this or venti that in this live-out-of-our-cars society. So, I have to admit that cup holders are definitely something I notice. Especially since I regularly carry around a water bottle of some sort. And usually, it’s too big for the... Read more »

Kia marketing rocks

First the dancing hamsters with the Soul. Then the sock monkey and his friends in the Sorento. Now we have the Rio animation characters and the all-new 2012 Kia Rio. I don’t know how they think this stuff up, but I’m glad they do.
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Today's Rant: Kia Sorento squeaks in cold

Today's Rant: Kia Sorento squeaks in cold
With the recent spate of coldness that has swept Chicago, I discovered this rant accidentally. It had been a pleasant 60 degrees for most of the test, and then bam! One morning I wake up, and it’s 30-something degrees. Brrrr. Thank goodness for the heated seats and steering wheel in the 2012 Kia Sorento. But... Read more »

Today's Rave: 2012 Kia Sorento heated steering wheel

Today's Rave: 2012 Kia Sorento heated steering wheel
It’s always interesting what you appreciate in a car when the weather turns cold in Chicago. My new favorite feature: Heated steering wheel. And, even better, you don’t have to spend $60K to $70K to get it in a luxury vehicle. I had it this week on my tester: A 2012 Kia Sorento. The only... Read more »

Today's Rant: Kia Sorento phone mic

It’s not a huge thing. In fact, it’s very, very small. And completely in the wrong place. With the onslaught of hands-free laws in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs, I have loved  having test cars that come equipped with Bluetooth. All you do is sync your phone, make a call, and then talk through the... Read more »
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