Talking Cars 356: Driving the 2022 Kia Sorento Hybrid

Plus, we discuss just how long you should keep a set of tires

Main theme: We share our first driving impressions of the 2022 Kia Sorento hybrid. As we have already tested the regular Sorento, we were especially interested in just how much more efficient the hybrid is. We noted, too, that the hybrid’s extra weight seems to have improved the ride over the regular model. What other performance differences are in store? Tune in for the discussion.

Audience Question
How long is too long to keep a set of tires on a vintage, limited-use Toyota 4Runner

Talking Cars 356
"Talking Cars" panelists Alex Knizek, Mike Quincy, and Ryan Pszczolkowski.

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Mike Quincy

My automotive journalism career started when I was hired by David E. Davis Jr. at Automobile Magazine in 1989. I joined Consumer Reports in 1993 and started working at our test track full time in 2001. I’ve purchased over 100 cars for testing and received high-performance driving training from Jackie Stewart and at the Skip Barber Racing School. Non-automotive pursuits include long-distance bike riding, homemade pizza, and old-school martinis.