Archive for the ‘FAQ’ Category

How Long Can Groceries Sit In My Car Before They Go Bad?

Tuesday, March 26th, 2019
Grocery bags in the back of the Kia FOorte

Whether you forgot a grocery bag in your car on a hot day or had restaurant leftovers sitting in your car for a few hours too long, we’ve all been there. But, just how sick can food that sat in a hot car make you? You may be surprised at how quickly your food can spoil depending on where you stored it and what the outside temperature was. We break it down below. (more…)

Is it safe for my dog to stick their head out of the window when I’m driving?

Tuesday, March 19th, 2019
Dogs sticking their heads out of a car window

We’ve all seen it. A happy dog with their head sticking out of the car window while cruising down the highway. While dogs enjoy the feeling of sticking their heads out of the window, it’s not a safe practice and can cause damage to eyes and ears. We break down the dangers and give dog owners safety tips for traveling with dogs in the car below. (more…)

Which Kia models are best for teen drivers?

Friday, March 15th, 2019
Man holding keys and giving a thumbs up

There are many trains of thought when it comes to buying a vehicle for your new teen driver. While some parents are in favor of buying something easy on the budget, other parents prioritize size, reliability, features, or safety. At Moritz Kia, we believe that the Kia lineup can provide all of the above, making it a great place to find a practical and safe ride for the new driver in your family. What exactly should you be looking for and which Kia models are the best fit? We break it down below. (more…)

Find Premium Comfort With Heated and Cooled Seats In Your Kia

Monday, March 11th, 2019
2020 Kia Soul rear seats

Weather is unpredictable. However, if your vehicle is equipped with heated and/or cooled seats, you can have confidence that premium comfort awaits inside the cabin regardless of the weather outside. A variety of Kia cars, crossovers, and SUVs are equipped with available heated and ventilated seats making it easy to choose a model from the lineup that delivers on cabin comfort. To help with the research process, we have listed all of the 2019 Kia models with heated and ventilated seats below. (more…)

How Do I Dim the Dashboard Lights On My Kia Soul?

Thursday, February 28th, 2019
2017 Kia Soul exterior in red

Bright dashboard lights can be a distraction during night driving causing eye strain and decreased visibility. Luckily, the solution to this problem is very easy and requires only the touch of a button. When daylight returns, another touch of a button will return your Kia Soul’s dashboard lights back to their full brightness for increased visibility in sunlight. Learn how to turn off and brighten the dashboard lights on the Kia Soul below. (more…)

Where can I find the VIN on my Kia?

Wednesday, February 27th, 2019
Vehicle Identification Number on a gray background

At Moritz Kia, we get a lot of questions about Kia Vehicle Identification Numbers (VIN). What exactly are they and where can they be located? A VIN is a 17-digit sequence of letters and numbers that identifies your specific model. It can be used to order the correct parts during repair and maintenance and is also used to track the buying and selling of the model over time. Where can you find your VIN? We list the three most common Kia VIN locations below. (more…)

How Can I Keep My Tires in Good Condition?

Tuesday, January 8th, 2019
service man with tire rack

When you’re talking tires, wear is bound to happen over time. On the bright side, there’s a variety of steps you can take to help maximize the lifespan of your tires. Here’s some crucial tips to help you make your tires last longer. (more…)

Which Kia Model is the Best Family Vehicle?

Thursday, January 3rd, 2019
2019 Kia Sorento driving on a residential street

Does your growing family need a little more room to stretch their legs? The 2019 Kia crossover and SUV lineup is filled with a variety of two and three-row options that provide solutions for family travel. Compare a handful of specs for each model below to see which vehicle may be the best fit for your needs. (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…)

Is it illegal to talk on the phone while driving in Texas?

Tuesday, October 30th, 2018
Woman driving while texting

We all know that talking on the phone and texting while driving is dangerous. Thanks to rapid improvements to in-car technology and infotainment offerings, many cars now make it easy to have hands-free access to smartphone apps so drivers can keep both hands on the wheel and eyes on the road. Though testing and calling while driving is understood to be a hazard, it’s not illegal in all areas. We break down the Texas driving safety laws related to phone use below. (more…)