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2009 Kia Borrego recalled over brake pedal issue

Kia is warning owners of its 2009 Borrego (all 21,912 of them) that the SUV's brake pedal mounts could present a problem. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recall action, the mounts are made of a "fiberglass composition" that could fracture in an accident. This could render the brakes unusable and require the driver to use the emergency brake or, in the wise words of the NHTSA, "experience a possible second impact." Kia says it will contact owners of its short-lived SUV with instructions on how to get the part replaced free of charge. Scroll down for fur... Read More

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    Review: 2009 Kia Borrego

    Kia Proves the Classic SUV is Here to Stay Timing is everything. Get it right and there's nothing that can't be conquered, but bungle it up and it'll do more than ruin the punch line to a joke. So when it came down to launching a brand new large, body on frame sport utility vehicle with available V8 power, was Kia's decision foolish or calculated? If ...