Kia Ratings, Reviews and Awards

Kia motors’ 2018 selection of vehicles is once again ready to provide reliable performance in every model. The venerable Soul now has a 1.6L DOHC 16-valve I-4 engine, with a 2.0L DOHC 16-valve I-4 engine as an alternative. This new engine features gasoline direct injection, dual continuously variable valve timing, and 130 hp at 6300 rpm. The Soul also has an improved 118 lb-ft of torque at 4850 rpm. The 2018 Kia Niro FE SUV also has a new suite of features which includes a 1.6L 4-cylinder engine complete with a full parallel hybrid system with 1580 ccs of displacement. Thanks to a 13:1 compression ratio courtesy of the gasoline direct injection system, the FE has a 49 highway miles per gallon fuel efficiency that is hard to beat. Kia’s 2018 Sedona L minivan has been outfitted with a 3.3L V6 engine which gives the vehicle 276 hp at 6000 rpm and 248 lb-ft of torque at 5200 rpm.
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2018 Kia models
Cadenza
With a redesign in 2017, the Kia Cadenza was the budget automaker's shot at making a luxury car-quality sedan.
$33,190 - $45,590
MSRP
24 MPG
COMBINED
$33,190 - $45,590
MSRP
24 MPG
COMBINED
Forte
Kia is no stranger to the compact car category, with two offerings, the 2018 Kia Forte and 2018 Kia Forte5, in the category.
$17,695 - $22,595
MSRP
29 - 33 MPG
COMBINED
$17,695 - $22,595
MSRP
29 - 33 MPG
COMBINED
Forte5
The snazzy hatchback version of the Kia Forte sedan, the 2018 Kia Forte5 has more engine options than its four-door sibling.
$19,195 - $26,995
MSRP
26 - 29 MPG
COMBINED
$19,195 - $26,995
MSRP
26 - 29 MPG
COMBINED
K900
$51,850 - $62,850
MSRP
18 - 21 MPG
COMBINED
$51,850 - $62,850
MSRP
18 - 21 MPG
COMBINED
Niro
The 2018 Kia Niro is the brand's hybrid hatchback that offers numerous safety features as well as impressive fuel economy.
$24,280 - $32,940
MSRP
43 - 51 MPG
COMBINED
$24,280 - $32,940
MSRP
43 - 51 MPG
COMBINED
Niro Plug-In Hybrid
A spin on the Niro hybrid for 2018, the 2018 Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid (PHEV) can go fully electric with the push of a button.
$28,840 - $35,440
MSRP
105 MPG
COMBINED
$28,840 - $35,440
MSRP
105 MPG
COMBINED
Optima
For 2018, the Kia Optima mid-size sedan received a few updates and improvements, including the addition of blind spot detection.
$23,495 - $31,495
MSRP
26 - 32 MPG
COMBINED
$23,495 - $31,495
MSRP
26 - 32 MPG
COMBINED
Optima Hybrid
The 2018 Kia Optima Hybrid offers much of what the mid-size Kia Optima sedan does, with the addition of improved fuel economy.
$26,890 - $31,885
MSRP
N/A MPG
COMBINED
$26,890 - $31,885
MSRP
N/A MPG
COMBINED
Optima Plug-In Hybrid
Those who want the most fuel-efficient mid-size sedan might consider the 2018 Kia Optima Plug-In Hybrid.
$36,105
MSRP
103 MPG
COMBINED
$36,105
MSRP
103 MPG
COMBINED
Rio
The 2018 Kia Rio has a pretty roomy interior with a compact exterior that's easy to park in tight places.
$14,795 - $19,295
MSRP
32 - 33 MPG
COMBINED
$14,795 - $19,295
MSRP
32 - 33 MPG
COMBINED
Rio 5-door
The 2018 Kia Rio 5-Door has a lot in common with the Kia Rio sedan, with the addition of a hatchback.
$15,095 - $19,595
MSRP
32 - 33 MPG
COMBINED
$15,095 - $19,595
MSRP
32 - 33 MPG
COMBINED
Sedona
A people-carrier with room for up to eight passengers, the 2018 Kia Sedona is known for its safety, comfort, and versatility.
$27,990 - $42,990
MSRP
19 - 21 MPG
COMBINED
$27,990 - $42,990
MSRP
19 - 21 MPG
COMBINED
Sorento
The 2018 Kia Sorento has enough features and options available that there's a version of the SUV available to fit pretty much anyone's needs.
$26,890 - $47,290
MSRP
20 - 24 MPG
COMBINED
$26,890 - $47,290
MSRP
20 - 24 MPG
COMBINED
Soul
Call it a wagon, call it a compact crossover, call it a hatchback, the 2018 Kia Soul is a fun ride with a souped-up engine.
$17,095 - $23,795
MSRP
27 - 28 MPG
COMBINED
$17,095 - $23,795
MSRP
27 - 28 MPG
COMBINED
Soul EV
The 2018 Kia Soul EV can go a bit further than its predecessor but still has limited options compared to other electric vehicles.
$33,145 - $36,845
MSRP
108 MPG
COMBINED
$33,145 - $36,845
MSRP
108 MPG
COMBINED
Sportage
Offering safety features and style, the 2018 Kia Sportage stands up to other compact crossover SUVs in its class.
$24,590 - $35,390
MSRP
21 - 26 MPG
COMBINED
$24,590 - $35,390
MSRP
21 - 26 MPG
COMBINED
Stinger
Combining the perfect blend of sporty and practicality, the 2018 Kia Stinger comes in a variety of trims for every lifestyle.
$32,800 - $52,300
MSRP
22 - 25 MPG
COMBINED
$32,800 - $52,300
MSRP
22 - 25 MPG
COMBINED
Kia motors’ 2018 selection of vehicles is once again ready to provide reliable performance in every model. The venerable Soul now has a 1.6L DOHC 16-valve I-4 engine, with a 2.0L DOHC 16-valve I-4 engine as an alternative. This new engine features gasoline direct injection, dual continuously variable valve timing, and 130 hp at 6300 rpm. The Soul also has an improved 118 lb-ft of torque at 4850 rpm. The 2018 Kia Niro FE SUV also has a new suite of features which includes a 1.6L 4-cylinder engine complete with a full parallel hybrid system with 1580 ccs of displacement. Thanks to a 13:1 compression ratio courtesy of the gasoline direct injection system, the FE has a 49 highway miles per gallon fuel efficiency that is hard to beat. Kia’s 2018 Sedona L minivan has been outfitted with a 3.3L V6 engine which gives the vehicle 276 hp at 6000 rpm and 248 lb-ft of torque at 5200 rpm.
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