Buyers will find a lot of value packed into the 2021 Kia Sportage

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Sportage on Tuesday, January 26th, 2021 at 3:05 PM
A front-end photo of the 2021 Kia Sportage driving on a gravel road.

How much will the 2021 Kia Sportage cost? 

In the more than 20 model years that the Kia Sportage has been around, it has proven itself to be one of the automaker’s most popular models. Team Gunther Kia customers find themselves drawn to the Kia Sorento because it offers spirited performance, admirable fuel economy scores, excellent access to technology and a very competitive pricing structure. So, how much will the 2021 Kia Sportage cost? A base LX model with front-wheel-drive will have a starting price of just more than $24,000. Even the top-of-the-line SX trim with all-wheel-drive is very affordable at a little more than $35,000. Our team of product experts thought it would be helpful to show off a few of the highlights available with the 2021 Sportage. Let’s take a closer look.  Read the rest of this entry »

The 2021 Sorento offers strong towing performance

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Sorento on Monday, January 25th, 2021 at 2:34 PM
A photo of the Sorento badge used on the 2021 Kia Sorento.

How much can the 2021 Kia Sorento tow? 

The latest version of the Kia Sorento has started to arrive at the Team Gunther Kia showroom. To be sure, the redesigned crossover SUV has been the source of a lot of curiosity since it was first announced. However, the question, ‘How much can the 2021 Kia Sorento tow,’ has to be among the most common subject of texts, emails and phone calls our team of product experts will get each week. The wide range of available powertrains is what sets the 2021 Sorento apart from the rest of its class, and that decision will have a lot of sway over how much a given model can pull. Today, we’re just taking a look at the gasoline-powered versions of the Sorento. We are still waiting to learn more about the coming hybrid engines.  Read the rest of this entry »

If you’re looking for a little extra power, the K5 GT is ready to deliver it

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia K5 on Monday, January 11th, 2021 at 10:03 AM
A photo of the driver's seat in the 2021 Kia K5 GT with the embroidered GT logo.

How is the 2021 Kia K5 GT different? 

The Kia K5 has been a breath of fresh air in the midsize sedan class of the automotive industry. What was once a stale platform has been reinvigorated with performance, style and technological capability. Just because a Team Gunther Kia customer needs the conveniences of a sedan does that also mean they need to sacrifice being excited to get behind the wheel. Kia understands this better than many of its competitors. So, how is the 2021 Kia GT different from the rest of its lineup? The most glaring difference will be its performance output, which will rival just about anything else in the segment. Additionally, the 2021 K5 GT also manages to be rather fuel-efficient, even with a relatively high-output powertrain. Let’s take a look at a few things you might need to know.  Read the rest of this entry »

Have you explored what Kia UVO can do to keep you safe?

By Product Expert | Posted in Technology, Tips and tricks on Thursday, December 31st, 2020 at 6:07 PM
A photo of the dashboard in the 2021 Kia Telluride.

What kind of safety systems does Kia UVO have? 

No automaker takes driver and passenger safety more seriously than does Kia. With that in mind, the automaker has leveraged its cutting-edge technology to help out as much as possible. So, what kind of safety systems does Kia UVO have? The engineers behind the Kia UVO system have made a huge effort to make a necessary emergency response happen as quickly and seamlessly as possible. Contacting help in the event of a collision is only the tip of the iceberg. UVO is capable of so much more and our team of product experts has found a series of videos to walk people through using this incredible technology. If you would like to take a closer look at how Kia UVO works, or you need help using the system to its full potential, make an appointment with a Team Gunther Kia product expert today.  Read the rest of this entry »

The 2021 Soul carries on the vehicle’s strong legacy

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Soul on Tuesday, December 29th, 2020 at 8:48 PM
A photo of the 2021 Kia Soul driving through the desert.

Performance Specs and Cargo Volume for the 2021 Kia Soul 

If there is vehicle platform more associated with Kia than the Soul crossover SUV, we aren’t aware of it. The unique, boxy vehicle makes very efficient use of its geometry and offers its potential owners an array of engine options so they can choose the exact driving experience they would like to have. The performance specs and cargo volume for the 2021 Kia Soul will continue to keep the special vehicle in its strong position in its class. For the new model year, the automaker has made its rear occupant alert system standard on all six trim grades and introduced a new suspension setup for the X-Line and GT-Line models. Let’s take a closer look at a few things you might need to know.  Read the rest of this entry »

Don’t sleep on the changes made to the 2021 Telluride

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Telluride on Monday, December 21st, 2020 at 1:08 PM
A left profile photo of the 2021 Kia Telluride Nightfall Edition.

How is the 2021 Kia Telluride different from the 2020 model? 

The Kia class of 2021 has been shown to be one of the most exciting in recent memory. Not only has our manufacturing partner added a couple new models to the lineup, the K5 sedan and the Seltos crossover SUV, but they have also continued to update much of its existing vehicle roster. So, how is the 2021 Kia Telluride different from the 2020 model? For the new model year, Kia has introduced a new highly refined, yet capable, Nightfall Edition and it made some changes to the three-row crossover SUVavailable equipment that will make it easier to use as well as help it stand out from the crowd. Let’s take a closer look at a few things you might need to know.  Read the rest of this entry »

Are you using your UVO system to its full potential?

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Telluride, Technology, Tips and tricks on Tuesday, December 8th, 2020 at 1:40 PM
A photo of the touchscreen used in the 2021 Kia Telluride.

How do I set up Kia UVO Link? 

Kia has been leading the way in automotive technology for a long time. In fact, the automaker has been including its UVO infotainment system in its vehicles since 2011 or so. For the current model year, Kia has expanded its UVO technology to most of the lineup. If you have recently picked up a new Kia vehicle, you might be wondering, ‘How do I set up Kia UVO Link?’ A couple of Team Gunther Kia product experts got together to go through the setup guide. Our team used the 2021 Kia Telluride as a basis for this guide. However, for the most part, this information will apply to almost any Kia vehicle built in the last couple of years. Let’s take a closer look at this technology.  Read the rest of this entry »

Get a headstart on learning about new Kia vehicle technology

By Product Expert | Posted in New features, Technology on Wednesday, November 25th, 2020 at 8:34 AM
A photo of the driver's cockpit in a 2021 Kia vehicle.

New Kia Feature How-To Videos 

The Kia class of 2021 vehicles are arriving every day at the Team Gunther Kia showroom. Kia sedans and crossover SUVs have made a strong case for being among the most technologically advanced vehicles in their respective segments, at their respective price points. Our manufacturing partner has introduced several new systems that will change the way drivers and passengers interact with platforms that are equipped with this new technology. In order to help people orient themselves to this new world, our team of product experts hapicked out a couple new Kia feature how-to videos. These will take a closer look at the new Driver Attention Warning system and the available Head-up Display. If you would like to learn more about what is available with the 2021 Kia lineup, make an appointment with a Team Gunther Kia product expert today.  Read the rest of this entry »

Kia adds new capabilities to new vehicles while eliminating clutter

By Product Expert | Posted in Technology, Tips and tricks on Tuesday, November 24th, 2020 at 2:16 PM
A photo of the touchscreen used in the 2021 Kia Sorento.

How do I wirelessly connect to Apple CarPlay®/Android Auto™ in a Kia vehicle? 

The ability to connect a compatible smartphone to the Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ suites of applications has been a game-changer in terms of connectivity. However, the first generation of this technology required people to plug their phones into the infotainment system. Thankfully, the state of the art has continued to improve, and for several 2021 models, those messy and prone-to-become-tangled wires are no longer needed. So, if you’re wondering, ‘How do I wirelessly connect to Apple CarPlay®/Android Auto™ in a Kia vehicle,’ the product experts from Team Gunther Kia are here to help. Our team gets this question with increasing frequency and came up with this easy-to-understand guide. Let’s take a look at what they came up with.  Read the rest of this entry »

This could be the year you try something very new for Thanksgiving dinner

By Product Expert | Posted in Local Events, Tips and tricks on Monday, November 16th, 2020 at 10:23 AM
A stock photo of a table set for Thanksgiving dinner.

Thanksgiving Dinner Take-Out Options in Daphne, AL 

To say this year has been challenging for many people seems like an understatement. One of the many consequences of this year is that people are curtailing or otherwise changing the way they celebrate Thanksgiving this year. This is true of most of the Team Gunther Kia staff and some people are scaling back so much they are going to forego cooking and are looking into Thanksgiving dinner take-out options in Daphne, AL. If you’ve been looking for an excuse to move beyond the usual Thanksgiving fare, grabbing some take-out from one of these restaurants might be exactly what you’re looking for. Be sure to call ahead to finalize plans for the day.   Read the rest of this entry »