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Old 01-17-2011, 12:14 PM
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Originally Posted by UncleJ View Post
I wonder what tires the Kia Sorento had? Dacia Duster????? Ok, the Dacia Duster is a Romanian Car in the Renault/Nissan group that if it were to be sold in the US would be under the Nissan badge. Looks like it would be a direct competitor to the Rogue, but if they brought it in with a diesel it would be interesting. Not a bad looking car, but nothing special IMHO.
The Kia Sorento had Bridgestone Blizzak LM-25 (size P235/55R18) and the Dacia Duster had Michelin Latitude Alpin (size P215/65R16). The Suzuki had Pirelli SnowSport 190 tires: a performance snow tire, actually, almost identical to the ones I have on my X3 except I have a 210km/h speed rating versus 190km/h.

They did like the new AWD system in the Kia Sportage, one derived from Magna that works pretty well, better than that in its Hyundai and Kia Sorento siblings.
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