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New Kia SUVs #837785 09/24/07 01:03 PM
Joined: Sep 2007
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atadeset Offline OP
Need a Spot
I have a Kia Sorento and am looking to replace it soon, with another Kia.
And while searching the informations about new redesigned Sorento, I found lots of informations about other Kia SUVS coming to the market in the next few months.

First, there is a 7-seat Mesa, large body on frame SUV and the other one which is more like a mini crossover vehicle. It is called SOUL.
Here are some pics of Mesa:
and SOUL:

What do you think about these two SUVs?

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Re: New Kia SUVs [Re: atadeset] #837786 09/24/07 02:48 PM
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LeadBelly Offline
Getting the Wheeling Fever
My first impression of the Mesa is "too big". I don't want to lose the economy of my Sportages. I did kinda like its looks though.

I would definitely consider the Soul when it comes time to replace my wife's Sportage (hers never gets off pavement-she only needs 4x4 for the occasional deep snow we get), but it doesn't suit my needs at all. The main drawback is lack of ground clearance...neat lookin' rig though!

'99 Sportage 4dr EX 5-speed, unmolested
'98 Sportage 4dr Auto 2wd
'96 Sportage 4dr Auto,235-75x29"tires, custom fabbed hidden receiver hitch and big plans.

Re: New Kia SUVs [Re: LeadBelly] #837787 09/24/07 11:58 PM
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With KIA and Hyundai being in bed with each other, Hyundai being KIA's sugar daddy, I wouldn't be to shocked to see that these two new KIA's will look alot like a pair of new Hyundai's.

But i guess it all depends on what you need out of the car, after this winter my sporty will rarely see any pavement, while there are others who's Sporty raely gets off the pavement.

I'm going to wait to pass judement until I actually see one and see some data and spec's.

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