2008 Kia Sportage SUV

2008 Kia Sportage SUV gets refreshed
2008 Kia Sportage

As the Korean company partly shifts 2008 Kia Sportage‘s production to Slovakia, the compact SUV receives a minor face-lifting. With its last year’s Hyundai Santa Fe, the Korean carmaking conglomerate clearly indicated its intention to make their SUVs less off-road capable trading articulation for better handling on a highway. The next generation of Sportage is still on its way, but, as you can see on the picture above and after the jump, it gets more and more expensive to maintain if you plan to use it on a trail.

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2007 Kia Carens / Rondo MPV

2007 Kia Carens / Rondo MPV introduced in Madrid
2007 Kia Carens / Rondo

While the 2007 Kia Carens (also known as Rondo on certain markets) will not stun you with refined styling or expensive materials decorating its interior, the new people carrier seems to offer a nice combination of a comfortable interior with all the necessary amenities, and an easily recognizable exterior that, after you look at it for a minute, doesn’t look that ugly after all.

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