Archive for May, 2016

Will the 2017 Kia Sportage Have Apple CarPlay?

Thursday, May 5th, 2016
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Will the 2017 Kia Sportage have Apple CarPlay? The 2017 Sportage will have the option to be equipped with both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto through the UVO eServices with 7-inch touchscreen display. Android Auto and Apple CarPlay are optional on the 2017 Sportage LX and standard on the 2017 Sportage EX and SX Turbo. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are smarter ways to use your phone in your Kia. It enables your vehicle’s radio to be a display and controller for compatible iPhones and Androids. Apple CarPlay provides access to compatible Apple apps such as, Phone, Music, Maps, Messages, iBooks and Podcasts plus a number of popular third-party apps. Android Auto allows you to use Android apps such as Phone, Google Maps, Google Play Music, and a variety of other compatible apps.   (more…)

What is Kia HomeLink?

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016
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What is Kia HomeLink? HomeLink is a vehicle-based wireless control system and it allows you to conveniently and safely open and close your garage door and front gate, activate and deactivate your home’s security system, and turn on or off your interior and exterior lighting, appliances and electronics. HomeLink is easy to use as it is seamlessly integrated into your vehicle’s interior and can control up to three devices and will never run out of battery power because HomeLink is powered by your vehicle’s electrical system.   (more…)

Kia Hybrids

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016
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What Hybrid Vehicles Does Kia Make?

Hybrids are becoming more popular over the years and it seems as though automakers are developing new hybrids every year. If you are in the market or just interested about hybrid vehicles and wondering what hybrid vehicles does Kia make? Then you have come to the right place. Currently Kia has four hybrid vehicles in the market. The Kia Optima Hybrid, Kia Soul EV, Kia Niro and Kia Optima Plug-in Hybrid. Both the Kia Niro and Kia Optima Plug-in hybrid are being introduced as 2017 models and will be available to customers this year.  (more…)

What is YES Essentials?

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016
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You may or may not have noticed that some Kia vehicles have YES Essential interior cloth seats, and you may be wondering, what are YES Essentials? YES Essentials was designed to be the ultimate solution for consumers on the go and they designed ultra-effective stain release system and advanced antistatic properties to make their fabrics spill-resistant, odor-resistant, antimicrobial. Life is busy and you vehicle sees a lot of traffic every day and your Kia’s seats a designed to repel against coffee spills and anything your kids happen to spill on a given day.   (more…)