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URL: http://riceornot.ricecop.com/?auto=80370
Submitted by: DiRF
Comments: 8  (Read/Post)     Favorites: 0  (View)
Submitted on: 01-18-2010
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I would just like to express my approval of Kia's current design direction... I think they've really nailed it... it's a style theme that can be adapted to different types of vehicles, and all of these vehicles I feel are extremely nice looking, for what they are. I even think Kia has actually got much better looking cars then its parent company Hyundai, whose own cars are actually more expensive.


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1-18-2010 @ 07:52:45 PM
Posted By : DiRF  Reply | Edit | Del
Clockwise, from top left...

- Kia Sorento
- Kia Forte Koup
- Upcoming Kia Sportage
- Kia Soul
- Kia Forte sedan
- Kia Optima
- 2011 Kia Cadenza (KDM for now, most likely will replace the Amanti in the USDM soon)

1-18-2010 @ 08:20:37 PM
Posted By : wannabemustangjockey Reply | Edit | Del
I like the Forte Koup and sedan. The rest do nothing for me. :(

[Edited by wannabemustangjockey on 1-18-2010 @ 08:20:56 PM]

1-18-2010 @ 08:33:32 PM
Posted By : Skid Reply | Edit | Del
The Optima is the only one I really like.

1-18-2010 @ 10:26:41 PM
Posted By : DiRF  Reply | Edit | Del
The reason I approve of this design theme... other automakers tried doing a theme across their lineup... Subaru with that awful vagina-face grille, Acura with their awful Superman-shield, Chevrolet with their "have to let it grow on you" horizontal-split grille... but this design theme is relatively unoffensive, yet recognizable. It was very well-thought out.

...and like I said, I'm amazed that, even though Kia is essentially the "cheap" brand of Hyundai, they're producing cars that are aesthetically much more pleasing (and maybe a tad more interesting-looking) than Hyundai's current lineup...

1-20-2010 @ 09:59:51 PM
Posted By : Bling24 Reply | Edit | Del
For most of these I see nothing but Honda(pretty much how the current line SHOULD look, save for the CR-V)

1-20-2010 @ 10:04:17 PM
Posted By : DiRF  Reply | Edit | Del
Yes, much of Kia's current design theme does resemble Honda's front fascias... but that's where the similarities end, IMO... past the front fascias, Kias are taut and well-defined in their styling... Hondas have all started looking like droopy shoes.

4-01-2010 @ 11:21:10 AM
Posted By : DiRF  Reply | Edit | Del
Ok... wow... that is fucking hot, for a mundane midsize sedan... http://www.autoblog.com/2010/04/01/...rk-2010-reveal/

3-21-2015 @ 03:49:44 AM
Posted By : ricerocketboy Reply | Edit | Del
#7, nearly 5 years on, it still looks good. The Cadenza (pictured here) looks like a Chrysler 200 before the redesign. Not sure if that's good or bad.

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