Archive for the ‘For Fun’ Category

Tips For Securing An Extended Test Drive Appointment

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019
man smiling behind the wheel of a sedan

While some luxury car companies allow potential customers to take a vehicle on a test drive overnight or for a full weekend, for the majority of dealerships this simply isn’t an option. When a 20-minute ride isn’t enough to help you feel confident in your new purchase, what can you do? We suggest drivers try to prolong their test drive with a Kia rental model. Learn more below. (more…)

Tips and Tricks For Saving On Food, Gas During Car Travel

Monday, April 22nd, 2019
map coffee and water spread out on a table with someone holding a pen

Are you in the middle of planning for your next road trip? Help keep the costs of the trip down with some simple tips for saving money on lodging, gas, and food below. (more…)

Kia Sponsors B.R.A.K.E.S. – A Defensive Driving Program for Teens

Wednesday, March 13th, 2019
Man in sunglasses sitting in the drivers seat of a car

After a tragic car accident took the lives of Doug Herbert’s sons, the award-winning drag racer founded the B.R.A.K.E.S. (Be Responsible and Keep Everyone Safe) defensive driving training program. The program partners with local instructors and volunteers nationwide to provide additional instruction on road safety that adds to the information teen drivers receive in Driver’s Ed. Kia is a proud sponsor of the B.R.A.K.E.S. program. (more…)

Kia Teases 2019 Super Bowl Commercial “The Great Unknowns” Before Big Game

Friday, February 1st, 2019
Kia Super Bowl promo with a boy in a cowboy hat and text that reads Every year, millions of dollars are spent on celebrity endorsements in big game ads. This year, we're doing something different. Instead of handing checks to celebrities, we're launching The Great Unknowns Scholarship to help young people in need get a foothold in higher education. Here's to the great unknowns. 02/03/19

In anticipation of the big game on Sunday, Kia has teased a promo for their 2019 Super Bowl commercial titled “The Great Unknowns”. The commercial features everyday kids that are potential recipients of a new Kia scholarship that is being set up with funds that would otherwise be directed to a celebrity endorsement for the ad. See the teaser video below. (more…)

5 Christmas Present Ideas for the Car Lover In Your Life

Friday, December 21st, 2018
Man smiling behind the wheel of a sedan

Did you wait until the last minute to do your Christmas present shopping this year? If someone on your list is a car enthusiast, we have some last-minute gift ideas that are quick to throw together and are sure to impress. (more…)

Which Kia models are best for large families?

Thursday, December 20th, 2018
2017 Kia Sedona driving down an empty street

When you have a large family, finding a vehicle that offers the style, fuel economy, and dependability you are after while also providing plenty of space for everyone and their gear can be a serious challenge. Luckily, the Kia crossover, SUV and van lineup for 2019 has a variety of models up to the task. (more…)

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…)

Kia Creates Four Custom Telluride Models for 2018 SEMA Show

Tuesday, October 30th, 2018
Four custom Kia Telluride models at the 2018 SEMA show

Recently, Kia’s newest concept model the Telluride crossover made its way down the runway at New York Fashion Week. Following that introduction, Kia revealed four additional custom Telluride models at the 2018 SEMA specialty auto show in Las Vegas. To highlight the future Telluride production model’s off-road ability, Kia created an off-road experience for the SEMA show they called Torque Track. (more…)

What haunted houses to visit near Fort Worth, TX?

Friday, September 28th, 2018
haunted house shown on abandoned plot

It’s never too early to begin preparing for Halloween! Take a look at some of the haunted houses you should visit near Fort Worth, TX to get in the spooky spirit! (more…)

When and where is the 2018 Oktoberfest in Fort Worth, TX?

Friday, September 14th, 2018
Oktoberfest beer and barrel

Oktoberfest starts on the 27th of September and goes to the 29th, so hurry on over to The Shack at Panther Island Pavillian on Purcey St, because there are plenty of great things to do this year! Let’s find out what’s happening for the 2018 Oktoberfest. (more…)