Archive for the ‘Tips & Tricks’ Category

Where to Locate the VIN of a Kia Model

Monday, July 27th, 2020
2020 Kia Stinger driving down a rural road

Where Can Drivers Find their Kia Model’s VIN?

While many drivers know that vehicle identification numbers are important, it’s an easy piece of information to lose track of. Where can drivers find their Kia model’s VIN? What are vehicle identification numbers used for? We’ve addressed these questions and more in the blog post below.


Windshield Repair vs Windshield Replacement

Monday, July 27th, 2020
A windshield being installed

Differences between Repairing and Replacing a Damaged Windshield

When a windshield is cracked or chipped, there are two possible solutions: Repair or replacement. Wondering how automotive professionals determine what the best course of action is after a windshield is damaged? We’ve highlighted all the major differences between repairing and replacing a damaged windshield.


Tutorial for Pairing Multiple Bluetooth Devices to Your Kia Model

Monday, July 27th, 2020
2020 Kia Forte dashboard

How to Set Phone Priority in a Kia Vehicle

When your Kia model has multiple devices paired to it via Bluetooth connectivity, the system will sort each device by device priority. Wondering how to set phone priority in a Kia vehicle? We’ve created a tutorial down below.


Easy Tips and Tricks to Help Drivers Save Fuel

Tuesday, June 30th, 2020
Gas tank running on empty

Practical Tips & Strategies for Saving Fuel

Fuel efficiency is primarily determined by a vehicle’s specifications, but how drivers choose to operate their vehicle plays an important role in determining efficiency as well. Wondering what drivers can do to conserve fuel between trips to the pump? Below, we’ve compiled a list of practical tips and strategies for saving fuel.


Items to Pack In Your Vehicle Before Going on a Road Trip

Friday, June 26th, 2020
A large highway system

Important Things to Keep in Your Car Before Taking a Long Trip

Before leaving for a road trip, it’s important to pack along important items. Wondering what you should bring for your journey? We’ve created a list of important things to keep in your car before taking a long trip.


Tips to Getting Rid of Dog Hair from Your Car’s Interior

Friday, May 29th, 2020
Boxer Pit Bull mix dog looking out of an open car window

How to Remove Dog Hair from Your Car

We all love dogs, but removing their hair from our cars can be a difficult and time-consuming process. Even if you have had your furry friend laying on blankets or you vacuum regularly, pet hair is likely to be found embedded everywhere. When that happens, it’s best to act quickly so that hairs don’t get ingrained into your car’s surfaces, leaving behind an unpleasant smell. But how do you remove dog hair from your car’s interior? Watch the following video by Autoblog to learn some useful tips on how to leave your vehicle looking fresh, clean, and fur-free.


Follow These Tips to Get Bright and Clear Car Windows

Friday, May 29th, 2020
Closeup of car windshield with rain drops

How to Clean Car Windows Without Streaks

Cleaning the glass of your car is probably the less exciting part of owning it, yet it is essential to ensure a safe driving experience. A clean windshield not only gives your car a classy look, but it also decreases driver fatigue and improves visibility. But how can you clean your car windows without leaving those annoying streaks on it? The following video by Autoblog explains some quick steps you can follow to get streak-free glasses in no time.


Essentials to Keep in Your Car in Case of an Emergency

Thursday, May 28th, 2020
Young man calling for roadside assistance next to car with open hood

How to Prepare a Roadside Emergency Kit

Summer road trip season is just around the corner, which means you and your car will be spending much more time together. Before heading to your next adventure, though, you should equip your vehicle with a list of essentials to avoid getting stuck on the side of the road in the event of an emergency. Just imagine the inconvenience of getting a flat tire, running out of fuel, or facing a storm in the middle of nowhere. In those cases, having a well-stocked emergency kit in the trunk can really mean the difference. But which items should you pack? Watch the following video by Roadshow to learn how to prepare a roadside emergency kit at home.


Six Videos on How To Clean The Interior of Your Car

Thursday, March 19th, 2020
Closeup of male hands cleaning the radio of a vehicle with yellow gloves

How to Properly Clean the Cabin of Your Kia Vehicle

Keeping frequented spaces as clean as possible has become an urgent necessity these days. While washing your hands regularly and practicing social distancing are important steps to prevent the spread of germs and illnesses, disinfecting touched items and surfaces is crucial to keep our environment as safe as possible.

One place most people tend to forget about cleaning is the inside of their vehicle. We spend a huge part of our day driving around, which means our cars can accumulate tons of germs and microbes. To help you in the sanitizing process, we have gathered some practical videos by Automate that you can follow to properly clean the cabin of your Kia vehicle.


Tips and Tricks for Holiday Travel

Thursday, December 12th, 2019

Family in white

The holiday season is full of excitement and joy. It also can be a headache. All the planning and driving can be stressful. We want to help you enjoy your time with your family. We have some tips and tricks for holiday travel this year that you might find helpful. Let’s get started.  (more…)