to khabarkhodro,It loses the distinctive badge to adopt Kia's new logo.
might not look like it, but the Mohave is technically one of the oldest Kia
models on sale today. It traces its roots back to 2008 when it was launched in
South Korea together with an equivalent Borrego version for North America. Due
to poor sales, it was pulled out of the US only a few years later, but the
midsize SUV soldiered on in other markets, including its domestic one.
subtle facelift was launched in 2016 before Kia revamped the design inside and
out in 2019 as a follow-up to the Masterpiece concept. Fast forward to January
2022, the rugged SUV is getting a few updates at home where it makes the switch
to the latest corporate logo. The reason why we are bringing this up is that
the Mohave had used a distinctive badge, shared with the Opirus fullsize sedan
phased out a decade ago. The same thing happened with the 2022 Stinger as it
too had its own badge in Korea before the recent update.
smaller than the Telluride but bigger than the Sorento, the Mohave is Kia's
toughest SUV on sale today since it rides on a body-on-frame platform. For the
2023 model year, the engineers have made changes to the chassis and suspension
to give the vehicle a more comfortable ride by reducing vibrations felt inside.
on the subject of comfort, the cabin should be substantially quieter now that
the Mohave has double-glazed windows. Other updates include the adoption of
Multi-Collision Braking as standard equipment to automatically apply the brakes
to avoid a secondary collision following the initial impact. Additional tweaks
include new glossy black accents noticeable on the outside, such as for the
front grille's contour.
to local regulations that came into effect this year, the 2023 Mohave equipped
with a diesel engine now features a new device to reduce emissions.
for pricing, the entry-level model costs from the equivalent of about $41,100
at current exchange rates and rises to nearly $49,000 for the range-topping