10 Biggest News Stories of the Week: Kia Niro Shakes Off Chevy Equinox, Traverse

10 Biggest News Stories of the Week: Kia Niro Shakes Off Chevy Equinox, Traverse The model is back for 2023 in all three flavors of fuel economy—hybrid, plug-in hybrid and all-electric—along with enlarged dimensions, updated style, improved onboard technology, improved mileage and competitive pricing. In one of last week’s most popular articles, reviewer Damon Bell’s comprehensive critique of the redesigned compact SUV, we equip young SUV shoppers with the information they’ll need to make an informed decision about whether the Niro is a fire or just fiddling about .

10 Biggest News Stories of the Week: Kia Niro Shakes Off Chevy Equinox, Traverse

In his review, Bell praised Kia for its brighter exterior design. quiet speed of the electric variator; confident in regenerative braking; Acceptable ride and handling; Improved powertrain efficiency on all models; Cabin elegance and a competitive starting price range from around $28,000 to just over $35,000. Among the criticisms are a somewhat unrepetitive exhaust note and usability issues with a dual-purpose capacitive touchpad that switches between climate controls and infotainment with the touch of a virtual button. In general, however, the Niro deserves the attention of small SUV shoppers.

Bell notes in his conclusion that “the Niro does not break new ground in efficiency or driving range, but the many improvements and welcome new features for 2023 make it a compelling contender for any number of compact vehicles no matter which powertrain you choose.”

For our full review of the Kia Niro 2023 lineup, follow the link below to article #3 of the week.

After a countdown for those looking for discounts like candy-seeking kids for Halloween, we’ve rounded up the best deals we can find on new cars, starting with. The compact SUV is available at a factory discount of $1,200 at an approximate price after saving $26,500 to $43,500, or roughly a 3% to 4% discount. Another Bow-Tie midsize SUV offers a $1,000 factory discount for about $34,000 to $60,500 after savings, which translates to 2% to 3% off. After another SUV, the compact car carries a $500 to $2,000 factory discount to reduce the cost to about $28,000 to $41,500, or about a 2% to 6% discount. Finally, the half-ton pickup dumps $1,200 off a price after saving about $26,500 to $43,500, or a 3% to 4% discount.

For the full details on these new car deals, all taking place via All Hallows’ Eve, don’t wait until Halloween to follow the link below to article #4 on this week’s countdown.

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