Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

Kia Drive Mode Select: What It Does and How to Use It

Monday, April 6th, 2020
Side view of green 2020 Kia Telluride on the road

What Is Kia Drive Mode Select and How Does it Work?

Modern vehicles are full of technology, but this includes far more than just the infotainment system. Nowadays cars come equipped with systems that not only deliver comfort to passengers but also ensure an enhanced driving experience. Many models in the Kia lineup come with Drive Mode Select, a feature that dynamically adjusts the vehicle’s driving mode to suit your particular driving preferences. Each mode was specifically developed to maximize either performance or fuel efficiency. But how does Kia Drive Mode Select work? And what settings does it include? Read on to find out more about this technology.


Learn How Kia Drive Wise Can Keep You Safe on the Road

Friday, April 3rd, 2020
2020 Kia Optima dashboard, steering wheel and touchscreen display

What Technologies Come with Kia Drive Wise Safety Suite?

Every time we get behind the wheel of a vehicle, we all want to make sure our passengers and ourselves will be safe. The road can be unpredictable sometimes but, thankfully, now we count on different driver-assist features that act like an extra set of eyes. To provide added peace of mind, Kia equips its models with Kia Drive Wise, a suite of advanced safety features designed to prevent crashes and protect passengers from harm. But what technologies are included in Kia Drive Wise? Keep reading to find out the driver-assist features you can expect to find in your next Kia.


The Technology in the All-New Kia Seltos Goes Beyond the Small-SUV Standards

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020
Front view of yellow 2021 Kia Seltos with city background

2021 Kia Seltos Technology Features

The 2021 Seltos is the newest member of the Kia family and, in its short period of life, it has already carved a niche for itself in the competitive SUV segment. By looking at its starting price, no-one would expect the comfort, design and technology that can be found inside this model. The large list of premium features included on the Seltos goes beyond the small crossover standards and takes every drive to the next level. In another blog, we talked about the engine options and performance specs of this capable SUV, but today we are going to focus on what’s inside its cabin. Join Mortiz Kia as we explore the 2020 Kia Seltos technology features.

Read more: Cargo Area Cover Inside of the 2021 Kia Seltos

Entertainment Options

The all-new Kia Seltos features a stylish and well-equipped cabin packed with technology to keep you connected wherever you go. Every Seltos comes standard with an 8.0-inch touchscreen, a rear-view camera, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration, Bluetooth connectivity and a six-speaker audio system. Opting for the range-topping SX trim brings a class-leading 10.2-inch touchscreen with navigation, in addition to a 7.0-inch display in the gauge cluster. Other highlights include an optional eight-speaker Bose sound system, which is the first for any Kia product, an ambient lighting package and a wireless charging pad.

Closeup of 2021 Kia Seltos touchscreen
2021 Kia Seltos dashboard

Safety Technologies

In the equally important safety tech category, the Seltos doesn’t disappoint either. The Kia Drive Wise suite includes driver-assist features like lane-departure warning, lane-keeping assist, automatic high beams and automatic emergency braking. These features are standard on all models, save the most basic LX trim. On upgraded trims, you can also get blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert and avoidance assist, and even adaptive cruise control with stop-and-go capability.

Read more: Exterior Color Options of the 2021 Kia Seltos

We are very excited to have the 2021 Kia Seltos on our lot at Moritz Kia! Now that you know all the technologies that come in this sophisticated SUV, schedule a test drive to experience it for yourself. For more information on this or any other Kia model, contact us via email or phone and we will be happy to answer all your questions.

Does the Kia UVO infotainment center have Apple CarPlay capability?

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019
2019 Kia Forte dashboard and touchscreen display

Beginning on select 2019 Kia models like the 2019 Optima, 2019 Soul, and 2019 Sorento, Kia debuted a new UVO infotainment system structure with three organized tier levels that they hope will make the shopping process for a new Kia car or crossover a little easier. Learn more about the UVO system’s three tier levels and what features are included in each below. (more…)

2019 Kia Sorento L vs 2019 Kia Sorento Limited

Wednesday, September 5th, 2018
2019 Kia Sorento exterior front and drivers side

Once you figure out what vehicle you want, you still need to decide which trim is the right fit for you. In order to help you see the differences between the trim levels of the 2019 Kia Sorento, we’ve decided to compare the lowest trim to the highest, or the L vs Limited trim. Let’s get started! (more…)

2019 Kia Sorento LX vs SX trim comparison

Wednesday, September 5th, 2018
2019 Kia Sorento exterior front fascia and drivers side

Not quite the highest or lowest trims, the 2019 Kia Sorento LX and SX still have their own unique specs and features to contend with. So, which trim has what features? Let’s find out! (more…)

What’s the difference between the 2019 Kia Optima trim levels?

Monday, August 20th, 2018
2019 Kia Optima exterior top view front fascia and passenger side

2019 Kia Optima trim level comparison

Can’t decide between the LX, S, EX, and SX trims of the 2019 Kia Optima? Take a look at this comparison to see some of the differences between the trim levels. (more…)

What’s new with the 2019 Kia Optima sound system?

Thursday, July 26th, 2018
2019 Kia Optima exterior front fascia and drivers side

If you’ve been following the 2019 Kia Optima, then you’ve probably heard somewhere that it has a revamped sound system. Of course, with the upcoming 2019 model, the Optima seizes the opportunity to optimize the UVO infotainment system. Not that it was a bad sound system, but there is always room for improvement, and that’s exactly what happened. So, what’s new with the sound system for the Optima? Let’s find out! (more…)

What safety technology features are in the 2018 Kia Soul?

Friday, June 22nd, 2018
2018 Kia Soul exterior front fascia and drivers side with man doing handstand on the right

If you are looking for a family vehicle, then at the end of the day, it doesn’t really matter how cool the car looks, or what great comfort features there are. There’s one thing that stands above the rest: safety. Taking preventative measures in case the car gets hit is very important for a family vehicle. So, how safe is the 2018 Kia Soul? We’re about to go into specifics, but in short; very. You can rest easy if you drive the Kia Soul, because there are plenty of safety features and driver-assist technologies that can potentially help keep you and your family safe. Let’s find out what they are. (more…)

What safety technologies does the 2019 Kia Forte have?

Monday, June 11th, 2018
2019 Kia Forte exterior front fascia and driver side on cliff with water below

If you are looking for a family sedan, the 2019 Kia Forte is a solid option. It has plenty of safety features that make it a very safe car to drive. But don’t take our word for it; take a look at it yourself. (more…)