Take a closer look at the latest crossover SUV lineup

By Product Expert | Posted in Uncategorized on Tuesday, April 20th, 2021 at 12:15 PM
People signing paperwork after buying a vehicle.

Which 2021/2022 Kia vehicles have the most interior room near Mobile, AL? 

There are a lot of ways for a potential buyer visiting the Team Gunther Kia to evaluate the vehicle. The trick for our team of product experts is to find out what matters most to those people. For those wondering, which 2021/2022 Kia vehicles have the most interior room near Mobile, AL, our team put together this handy guide. They picked out four models to highlight, including the 2022 Kia Carnival, 2021 Kia Telluride and 2021 Kia Sorento. We’ll link to more detailed information, but our main purpose is to just mention how many people each vehicle will hold and how much maximum cargo volume is available. Let’s take a look at what they came up with.  Read the rest of this entry »

Team Gunther Kia offer 21st-century solutions for 21st-century vehicles

By Product Expert | Posted in Dealership news, Service, Tips and tricks on Wednesday, April 14th, 2021 at 11:56 AM
A person filling a tire with nitrogen.

Where can I get my car tires filled with nitrogen near Mobile, AL? 

One of the secrets to having a safe and reliable car, truck or SUV is to properly maintain its tires. Your tires may look like humble air-filled rubber rings but they are so much more than that. A set of tires are the primary way a vehicle safely stays on the road, maneuvers around obstacles and brings the vehicle to a safe and controlled stop. The easiest way to make sure your tires are best able to do their jobs is to make sure they are properly inflated. You might think compressed air is the only option, but that is no longer true. Nitrogen-filled tires are the wave of the future and if you’re wondering, ‘Where can I get my car tires filled with nitrogen near Mobile, AL,’ Team Gunther Kia is here to help. In fact, our dealership is one of the few locations in the area to offer this service.  Read the rest of this entry »

Kia introduces its first electric vehicle, the EV6 crossover SUV

By Product Expert | Posted in New features, Technology on Wednesday, March 31st, 2021 at 3:18 PM
An overhead photo of the Kia EV6 electric vehicle.

What is the Kia EV6? 

At this point, it seems pretty clear that the next 20 years of automotive development will be focused on eliminating the need to fill a vehicle with gasoline. Kia is jumping into the electric vehicle game with bold plans to introduce an electrified platform very soon. So, what is the Kia EV6? Not only will Kia be introducing a very capable electric vehicle, but it will be a crossover SUV so it can be as convenient to use as it will be efficient. According to early information released by the automaker, a fully charged Kia EV6 will be able to travel more than 315 miles and reach speeds as high as 161 miles per hour – in the proper environment. Additionally, Kia is introducing a very powerful charging apparatus that will take a battery with a 10 percent charged and get it to 80 percent in fewer than 20 minutes. More than 60 miles of driving range can be added in less than five minutes. Stay tuned to the Team Gunther Kia Blog for more Kia EV6 information as it becomes available.  Read the rest of this entry »

Kia is changing the way people find comfort in its vehicles

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Carnival on Friday, March 26th, 2021 at 2:13 PM
Take a closer look at the VIP Seating in the 2022 Kia Carnival.

How many people can ride in the 2022 Kia Carnival? 

Don’t call the new Kia Carnival a minivan. It is so much more than that. The automaker has designated the new flexible, family-friendly platform a Multi-Purpose Vehicle because it occupies an otherwise unoccupied space between the outdated minivan class and crossover SUV class. Kia has not only used some design inspiration from the Telluride for the unique silhouette cast by the Carnival, but it also provided the new vehicle with many of the same capabilities. One of the most common questions Team Gunther Kia product experts get about the new platform is, ‘How many people can ride in the 2022 Kia Carnival?’ Let’s take a closer look at a few things you might want to know.  Read the rest of this entry »

Kia gives base 2022 Stinger models a performance boost, new style options

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Stinger on Thursday, March 18th, 2021 at 8:16 PM
A photo of the Stinger badge used on the back of the 2022 Kia Stinger.

New Performance Specs for the 2022 Kia Stinger 

The Kia Stinger has been turning heads since the first day it arrived in the Team Gunther Kia showroom for the 2018 model year. In the automotive world, three years isn’t a long time, but that isn’t stopping our manufacturing partner from making some substantial changes for the upcoming model year. The new performance specs for the 2022 Kia Stinger will finally place the high-performance sedan’s entire lineup on the other side of the 300-horsepower barrier. Additionally, Kia designers were hard at work updating the vehicle’s interior to deliver additional refinement for the upcoming model year. We expect the 2022 Kia Stinger to go on sale at the Team Gunther Kia showroom later this spring. Let’s take a look at a few highlights before it arrives.  Read the rest of this entry »

There are some very exciting things coming to the Kia lineup for 2022 and beyond

By Product Expert | Posted in Dealership news, Kia Stinger, New features on Monday, March 8th, 2021 at 2:00 PM
A teaser photo of the EV6 badge that will be used on a new Kia vehicle platform.

Is Kia ever going to have an all-electric vehicle? 

Science fiction movies told us that we’d have flying, self-driving automobiles at this point in the 21st century. As great as the lineup of new vehicles available for sale or lease at the Team Gunther Kia truly is, we can’t help but be a little disappointed we’re still commuting on the ground. However, our manufacturing partner is ready to make the jump into the next generation of automotive technology. So, if you have been wondering, ‘Is Kia ever going to have an all-electric vehicle,’ the answer is, yes. Kia will be unveiling a completely battery-powered vehicle in the very near future. It will be called the EV6 and just about everyone at the Team Gunther Kia showroom is very excited to see it arrive. Let’s take a look at what we might be seeing soon.  Read the rest of this entry »

Check out the inside of the 2022 Kia Carnival before it goes on sale

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Carnival on Thursday, February 25th, 2021 at 4:39 PM
A right quarter photo of the 2022 Kia Carnival.

What will the inside of the 2022 Kia Carnival look like? 

It would be a mistake to think of the all-new Kia Carnival as a minivan, a forgivable mistake, but an error nonetheless. Nothing that would normally compete with the Carnival looks like or, is as capable, as the new Kia family-hauling platform. We are still waiting for a few more details to come about the vehicle, but today, we can conclusively answer the question, ‘What will the inside of the 2022 Kia Carnival look like?’ Our manufacturing partner has made several interesting interior photos available to help visualize how the Carnival will fit into their lives. As you will see below, the seating options of the 2022 Carnival will be comfortable and adaptable. Additionally, when the time comes to haul cargo, the vehicle’s seats can be easily stowed to meet just about any need. Stay tuned for more updates about the 2022 Kia Carnival as they become available.   Read the rest of this entry »

The 2022 Kia Carnival is a next-generation family vehicle

By Product Expert | Posted in Dealership news, Kia Carnival, New features on Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021 at 2:11 PM
A left profile photo of the 2022 Kia Carnival on the road.

What is the 2022 Kia Carnival? 

Kia announced the end of an era with the official retirement of its minivan platform. In its place, and with an all-new logo, will be the Kia Carnival Multi-Purpose Vehicle (MPV). So, what is the 2022 Kia Carnival? On a basic level, the all-new Carnival will be a direct replacement for the outgoing Kia Sedona minivan. However, nobody will be able to call the Carnival boring. It will feature a powerful standard engine, a bold design that took inspiration from the automaker’s class-leading crossover SUVs, and, of course, one of the roomiest and adaptable interiors in the automotive industryDuring the presentation introducing the 2022 Carnival, Kia stated that it will start delivery of the vehicle during the second quarter of this year. Let’s take a closer look at a few other things we’ve learned.  Read the rest of this entry »

Kia is updating its minivan platform with a new look and a new name

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Sedona, New features, Technology on Thursday, February 18th, 2021 at 12:24 PM
A silhouetted photo of the new 2022 Kia Carnival.

Is Kia canceling the Kia Sedona in 2022? 

There are a lot of changes coming to the global automotive industry. Kia is responding to these changes in a unique way. Early reports that Kia is canceling the Kia Sedona in 2022 are a bit misleading. Our manufacturing partner is doing away with the Sedona name, but Kia will still continue to produce a minivan platform. Starting later this year, Team Gunther Kia customers looking for the expansive cargo volume and generous seating options offered by a minivan will be looking at the Kia Carnival. The biggest difference between the new 2022 Carnival and previous versions of the Kia Sedona will come in the former’s new bold exterior design that will complement the automaker’s new crossover SUV lineup. Let’s take a look at a few things we know about the Kia Carnival before it’s officially unveiled to the public on Tuesday, Feb. 23.  Read the rest of this entry »

Kia is committed to making its vehicles easier to use

By Product Expert | Posted in New features, Technology, Tips and tricks on Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021 at 10:05 AM
A photo of the dashboard in the 2021 Kia Sorento with the Engine Start/Stop button circled.

How do I use the Kia Engine Start/Stop Button? 

Fumbling with keys is a common issue every driver has dealt with at some point in their time on the road. Kia wants to make its lineup of vehicles as user-friendly as possible and that means eliminating as many pain points as possible. One of those solutions is to largely eliminate the need to use a set of keys to start a vehicle. So, if you’re wondering, ‘How do I use the Kia Engine Start/Stop Button?’ Basically, it’s as easy as making sure you have the key fob with you and pressing the button. Our team of product experts helps several people per week understand this technology and we thought it would be helpful to produce this handy guide. We are using the 2021 Kia Sorento as our model, but these tips should be broadly applicable to most of the manufacturer’s vehicles.  Read the rest of this entry »