Archive for November, 2018

The Pros of Plugging In: Why You Should Get an EV or PHEV

Friday, November 30th, 2018
2019 Kia Niro EV exterior in white side profile

As recently as a few years ago plug-in vehicles that ran on electricity were all the buzz, but fairly unattractive to buyers thanks to minuscule electric ranges and few charging ports. The good news is that a lot has changed in the last few years and electric models and plug-in hybrids are now affordable and convenient for all types of drivers. We break down three reasons to consider an electric car for your next vehicle below. (more…)

New Driver Essentials for Safe Car Travel

Friday, November 30th, 2018
Young couple driving in a car

Most teen drivers can’t wait for the ultimate freedom of being able to drive. While it’s an exciting time in their life, many parents can feel hesitant about sending them off on their own. One way to help make sure they are safe is by keeping their vehicle stocked with all of the necessary supplies for when something should go wrong. We break down the 3 items we think all teen drivers need to have in their car below. (more…)

What should I do if I lose my Kia owner’s manual?

Thursday, November 29th, 2018
Someone opening the glove compartment in a car

While most Kia owner’s manuals are available to view online, we believe that you should always have an owner’s manual handy in your glove box for any questions or troubles you run into on the road. If your owner’s manual has been misplaced or damaged, it may be time to get a replacement. We break down the best ways to secure a replacement below. (more…)

Does the 2019 Kia Soul have active safety?

Wednesday, November 28th, 2018

The 2019 Kia Soul is packed with technology features that help make each trip out of the door more connected and safe. Today, we are diving deep into the available Kia Drive Wise active safety offerings on the 2019 Kia Soul lineup. Keep reading. (more…)

Which Kia Sportage Trim Level is Right For Me?

Monday, November 26th, 2018
Split-screen images of the 2019 Kia Sportage LX and EX trims

Crossover shoppers interested in the 2019 Kia Sportage have three trim level configurations to choose from. Today, we are focusing on the lineup’s first two trims, the LX and EX, to see which offers shoppers the most bang for their buck. Find a standard feature comparison of the 2019 Kia Sportage LX and 2019 Kia Sportage EX below, so you know which Sportage model to go for at your local Kia dealership. (more…)

What colors does the new Kia Optima come in?

Wednesday, November 21st, 2018
2019 Kia Optima in grey driving on a tree-lined street

A variety of exterior paint color options and interior upholstery options allow drivers to find a Kia model that matches their tastes and personality. For 2019, the Kia Optima is available in eight exterior colors including Sparkling Silver, Snow White Pearl, Platinum Graphite, Horizon Blue, Sangria, Ebony Black, Passion Red, and Titanium Silver. Find pictures of each exterior color option and a list of all interior upholstery selections below. (more…)

How To Install Apple CarPlay in the 2019 Kia Forte

Thursday, November 15th, 2018
2019 Kia Forte dashboard and touchscreen display

The Kia Forte has been received updates in all areas including interior and exterior design, features, and technology offerings for the 2019 model year. All 2019 Kia Forte models now come standard with a UVO infotainment system with Apple CarPlay compatibility. Kia owners who need help setting everything up can find a step-by-step guide below for how to connect their smartphone and Apple CarPlay to their Kia UVO infotainment system. (more…)

Vehicle of the Year Award Goes To The 2019 Kia Forte

Tuesday, November 13th, 2018
Red 2019 Kia Forte parked in front of a brick wall

After taking the 2019 Kia Forte for a spin at the Bondurant Racing School, local Phoenix-area journalists awarded the 2019 Forte with the ‘Best Value’ award at the first-ever Southwest Lifestyle Vehicle of the Year Awards. Learn more about what features and highlights stood out most about Kia’s new sedan below. (more…)

Kia Debuts 2020 Forte GT at Las Vegas 2018 SEMA Trade Show

Friday, November 9th, 2018
2020 Kia Forte GT side profile

To highlight the two GT trims that are coming soon to the Kia Forte lineup, Kia debuted a new 2020 Kia Forte GT model at the 2018 SEMA trade show in Las Vegas. Photos of the sporty sedan can be found below. (more…)