Niro Hybrid Earns High-Value Safety Honor

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia Niro, Safety on Wednesday, June 20th, 2018 at 5:45 PM
side view of a red 2018 Kia Niro

2018 Kia Niro is a Top Safety Pick Plus

The  2018 Kia Niro received a couple trim changes and feature enhancements for the new model year that have made it even better, but this vehicle’s ability to keep drivers and passengers safe on the road hasn’t changed. While the original 2017 model was not released in time to be evaluated by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the 2018 model was. We are happy to announce that the 2018 Kia Niro is a Top Safety Pick Plus! This means that this attractive hybrid crossover can not only protect drivers and passengers in the event of an accident, but that it can help drivers stay safe on the road thanks to the latest crash-prevention technology. Keep reading for more details! Read the rest of this entry »

Technology Options on the New Kia Forte

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia Forte, New features on Thursday, June 14th, 2018 at 9:06 PM
side view of the driver seat and dashboard of the 2019 Kia Forte

We’ve written before about new features of the 2019 Kia Forte, including upgraded Driver Assistance features and a new Kia Intelligent Variable Transmission, but in this blog we wanted to take another look at the technology that will be available on this attractive compact model. Young and old drivers alike will enjoy the larger cabin and elite connectivity features. Read the rest of this entry »

2018 Kia Soul Family and Fun Awards

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia Soul on Friday, June 8th, 2018 at 9:17 PM
2018 Kia Soul in orange seen from the side

Are you looking for a vehicle that can deliver the cool factor while still meeting the basic needs for a family? The Kia Soul is a stand-out car that offers individuals and busy families fun and functional transportation. If you don’t believe us, just check out the 2018 Kia Soul family and fun awards below. This model hits all the right notes for drivers seeking something a little out of the ordinary. Read the rest of this entry »

Kia Models Make Top Three In Brand Trustworthiness

By blogsadmin | Posted in Just For Fun, Tips and tricks on Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018 at 7:58 PM
side view of a 2019 Kia Sedona

When it comes to buying a car, trust is one of the most pivotal factors. In fact, according to a study conducted by AMCI Global, whether or not consumers trust a car brand accounts for more than 50 percent of their decision when it comes to whether or not they will come back and buy the brand again. Fortunately for vehicle shoppers, the affordable Kia brand has also made it to one of the top three spots in the Annual Trusted Automotive Brand Study. Why should people trust Kia vehicles? There are plenty of reasons. Read the rest of this entry »

2019 Kia Sorento Earns Top Safety Pick Plus for 2018

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia Sorento, Safety on Wednesday, May 16th, 2018 at 8:52 PM
2019 Kia Sorento with an illustration of safety sensing technology

Each year, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) evaluates most of the vehicles on the road in the United States for how well they protect drivers and passengers in a crash. This organization also notes how well vehicles help drivers avoid accidents. So what are the safest Kia vehicles for 2018? Not only did the 2019 Kia Sorento and three other models earn the elite Top Safety Pick Plus rating for 2018, but four other Kia models made it to 2018 Top Safety Pick. Read the rest of this entry »

Honor the Fallen This Memorial Day in Northern Florida

By blogsadmin | Posted in Local Events on Tuesday, May 8th, 2018 at 8:19 PM
Memorial Day in Pensacola FL, flag background

This year for Memorial Day (which will fall on Monday, May 28) it’s important to see the day as so much more than a long weekend at the beginning of summer. It is the day when we celebrate those who gave their lives to protect our country. In this blog we are looking at Memorial Day 2018 Events in Pensacola FL that honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice (and those who were willing to put their lives on the line). Read the rest of this entry »

2018 Kia Stinger GT Earns Spot on 10 Best Interiors List

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia Stinger on Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018 at 8:47 PM
dashboard of the award-winning 2018 Kia Stinger GT

You may already know that the all-new 2018 Stinger is bold and powerful, but does the Kia Stinger have a comfortable interior? This model wowed WardsAuto when it comes to engine performance, but the Stinger had even more trucks up its sleeve. It has also been named to the Ward’s 10 Best Interior’s List for 2018! Keep reading to learn more about what makes the 2018 Kia Stinger interior top-of-the-line. Read the rest of this entry »

Practical and Joyful Gifts for Mom on Mother’s Day

By blogsadmin | Posted in Local Events on Friday, April 27th, 2018 at 8:04 PM
woman and girl eating ice cream smiling at each other

Are you looking for the best gifts for Mom near Pensacola FL for Mother’s Day 2018? When it comes to getting Mom a gift, flowers and chocolate are traditional, but they may not be the perfect gift. What Moms often want is the gift of time (either for herself or with the ones she loves), or not to have to worry for a day. Here are some of our ideas for Mom for this year. Read the rest of this entry »

With UVO Skill, Unite Your Smart Car With Your Smart House

By blogsadmin | Posted in Just For Fun, Kia Niro, Kia Optima, Kia Soul on Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 at 9:57 PM
rear view of the 2018 Kia Niro parked in a semi-desert environment

Can Alexa remote start a Kia?

Phones, cars and houses are all getting smarter every day, and new technology to allow all these things and places to talk to each other is constantly evolving. As our houses get more and more connected it is easier than ever to just give a command and have music, interior temperature, and lighting change as we please. But now some of that integration can also extend to your vehicles. If you have ever asked “Can Alexa remote start a Kia? Or change the temperature in my car?” the answer is now yes! Select Kia vehicles equipped with UVO technology will be able to integrate with your Amazon Alexa system and be controlled with simple voice commands. Read the rest of this entry »

Wireless EV Charging May Change How You Power Your Kia

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia Soul on Tuesday, April 10th, 2018 at 8:09 PM
2018 Kia Soul EV charging port plugged in

Wireless charging is getting more and more popular, but what if instead of charging your phone wirelessly in your car, you could charge your car wirelessly every time you park in the garage? Fortunately for everyone who has ever wondered “Can you charge a car without plugging it in?” testing is already underway to make this technology possible in Kia vehicles like the Kia Soul EV. Read the rest of this entry »