So it's no surprise that the 30-year-old is finding the transition from her automobile loving home city, and New York difficult.
In Manhattan, it's far more sensible to walk and catch the subway - along with the occasional cab.
But Kim seems to be relying on them more than most, and was spotted twice today - once hailing a cab in leather pants and a leopard print shirt, and earlier, climbing in one after the gym.
Stopping traffic: Well a cab at least, as Kim Kardashian flags a cab in Mahattan for the second time today
Watch where you're going! Kim clutched her precious mobile phone as she hailed her cab
We look forward to the episode of Keeping Up With the Kardashians that deals with her first subway ride.
Meanwhile,Kim is going to have to 'endure' having her sex tape on sale for at least a while longer.
Perverse: Kim visited Barry's Bootcamp but opted to cab it home
A mystery buyer was trying to buy the tape so they could stop the DVD from being sold and the film downloaded online.
Size does matter: Vivid Entertainment have pulled out of the sale of Kim Kardashian's sex tape after turning down $20million because it was not enough money
'We were offered $20 million for the Kim tape but have decided that we are going to hang on to it... for now,' Vivid boss Steve Hirsch said.
'Although the offer that we ultimately received was substantial, when I realised it wasn't Kim it became less appealing.
Still on show: Kim looked forlorn as she went for a workout at Barry's Bootcamp in Midtown Manhattan, New York today
On the weekend that Kim got married to Kris Humphries last month, visitors to the website selling the Kim Kardashian Superstar tape more than quadrupled.
It went from the usual 300,000 visitors to a whopping two million logging in.
X-rated: Kim says she felt 'embarrassed' when sex tape leaked
She said: 'There's... embarrassment and shame and so much that comes along with it.'
Kim was seen going to Barry's Bootcamp in Midtown Manhattan today to take in a workout to keep her curves in shape.
Or maybe she was wanting to sweat out a virus she caught a she revealed on her Twitter page that she was currently suffering from the flu.
'Woke up today feeling so sick :-(' the newlywed wrote, adding, 'So Kourtney gave me the flu...any good home remedies?'