Kia already teasing concept versions of its newest crossover SUV

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Seltos, New features, Technology on Monday, December 9th, 2019 at 1:50 PM
A side-by-side photo of the two new 2021 Kia Seltos X-Line concept vehicles.

2021 Kia Seltos X-Line Concept Vehicles

Toward the end of November, as we were getting ready for Thanksgiving, Kia took center stage at the 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show to offer up a brief glance at its newest member of its crossover SUV family, the Seltos. Before the echo faded on that announcement, the automaker also took the time to unveil a pair of 2021 Kia Seltos X-Line concept vehicles. The X-Line moniker certainly evokes mental imagery of something pretty special from the manufacturer. It’s important to mention that the Seltos X-Line Trail Attack and the Seltos X-Line Urban Concept are just that, concept vehicle. We don’t know when or if the features teased by these models will be available, but they will certainly give us a better look at what the new Kia crossover SUV platform can do. Read the rest of this entry »

Kia offers an early look at its newest entry-level crossover SUV platform

By Product Expert | Posted in Just For Fun, Kia Seltos, Technology on Monday, November 25th, 2019 at 8:42 PM
A front left quarter photo used by the 2021 Kia Seltos on the road.

What is the 2021 Kia Seltos?

Crossover SUVs rank among the most popular platforms sold by any automaker operating in the United States. Kia is offering its customers something new at the entry-level end of its roster with the all-new Seltos compact crossover SUV. So, what is the 2021 Kia Seltos? It is a two-row, five-passenger crossover SUV that can offer more than 60 cubic-feet of maximum cargo volume as well as the latest Kia connectivity technology. When the new vehicle arrives at the Team Gunther Kia showroom early next year, it will be available with one of two engine options as well as give customers the choice of front- or all-wheel-drive. In addition to a smartphone-compatible infotainment system, the 2021 Seltos also makes a single USB charging port available to rear passengers in the EX and SX trims. Take a look at these photos as we wait for more information to be published. Read the rest of this entry »

2020 Kia Telluride takes home two important awards in its first year of production

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Telluride on Thursday, November 21st, 2019 at 8:55 PM
A photo of the 2020 Kia Telluride kicking up sand while driving through the desert.

Is the 2020 Kia Telluride as good as it seems?

The Kia Telluride has really turned the automaker’s lineup of crossover SUVs on its head with its gobs of power, capability and technology. If you’ve read any of the posts about this cutting-edge platform, you may have picked up a feeling of just about smitten we are. If anybody is looking for a more objective answer to the question, ‘Is the 2020 Kia Telluride as good as it seems,’ we’ve found a couple of examples that should satisfy the most skeptical of critics. In the last few days, both Car and Driver and MotorTred magazines have bestowed their top honors on the 2020 Kia Telluride. Let’s take a look at what these opinion-making publications had to say. Read the rest of this entry »

Is your lease coming to an end soon? Do you know what to do?

By Product Expert | Posted in Dealership news, Tips and tricks on Thursday, November 14th, 2019 at 9:39 PM
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What happens when my Kia lease is over?

Leasing is a great way to get behind the wheel of Kia vehicle while also having a lower monthly payment versus buying combined with some additional peace of mind. If you’re new to this method of financing, you might also be wondering, ‘What happens when my Kia lease is over?’ Customers who are nearing the maturity date of their leasing terms have a few options they can choose from. For the most part, lease customers can start a new term, buy their leased vehicle or just walk away. The Team Gunther Kia financing department wants to make sure our customers know as much about their lease-end choices before they leave their house. Let’s take a look at what they came up with. Read the rest of this entry »

Team Gunther Kia examines the advantages of buying versus leasing

By Product Expert | Posted in Comparison, Dealership news, Tips and tricks on Tuesday, November 5th, 2019 at 4:30 PM
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What are the advantages of buying or leasing a car?

There is a lot to be excited about when it comes to the new vehicles arriving every day to the Team Gunther Kia showroom. When it comes to taking a new vehicle home, very few buyers are going to trade a bag of money for a set of keys. For most of our customers, their options are basically taking out a loan or leasing. So, what are the advantages of buying or leasing a car? No two customers who visit our showroom will have the same financial situation. Our team will be more than happy to walk through your options to find the best method to get a new vehicle from the showroom to your garage. If you have any questions along the way, please reach out to a Team Gunther Kia representative. Read the rest of this entry »

Kia releases teaser photos for updated Optima for 2021 model year

By Product Expert | Posted in Just For Fun, Kia Optima on Tuesday, October 29th, 2019 at 9:14 PM
A photo of the 2020 Kia Optima parked in front of a Kia facility.

What will the 2021 Kia Optima look like?

With all of the attention paid to the lineup of new crossover SUVs available at Team Gunther Kia, it would be understandable if you kind of forgot about the automaker’s sedans. However, some new information has surfaced that has piqued the interest of almost every Team Gunther Kia product expert. So, what will the 2021 Kia Optima look like? The automaker has released a teaser image that gives a few clues to what we can expect to see when the sedan is delivered. Hopefully, we’ll be seeing some more photos in the near future. You can start the pre-ordering process today if you make an appointment with a Team Gunther Kia product expert. Read the rest of this entry »

What are your plans for Halloween this year? We have some suggestions

By Product Expert | Posted in Just For Fun, Tips and tricks on Thursday, October 24th, 2019 at 7:10 PM
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2019 Halloween Escape Rooms near Pensacola, FL

If you might be too old get away with trick-or-treating this year, a few Team Gunther Kia product experts got together to come up with some alternatives. A poll of the most popular non-candy-based activities around our showroom resulted in a list of 2019 Halloween Escape Rooms near Pensacola, FL. In our immediate area, there are several options for people to take part in one of the more exciting group activities that have come about lately. Hopefully, one of these escape room businesses will be able to accommodate your group. Let’s take a look at what our product experts found. Read the rest of this entry »

How far can you travel in the 2019 Kia Niro?

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Niro, Technology on Tuesday, October 15th, 2019 at 6:23 PM
A left profile photo of the 2019 Kia Niro on the road.

Total Range Specs for the 2019 Kia Niro

The Kia Niro is a unique platform within the automaker’s crossover SUV choices available in the Team Gunther Kia showroom. It’s nimble with strong in-segment performance scores and interior dimensions. While the Niro isn’t the only Kia hybrid vehicle, it can travel some of the longest distances of any Kia vehicle. The total range specs for the 2019 Kia Niro continue to be one of the vehicle’s elements that draw customers to the Team Gunther Kia facility. All 2019 Niro trim grades use the same basic powertrain, but there are some discrepancies in fuel economy and total range. A few of our product experts got together to examine some of the differences. Let’s see what they found. Read the rest of this entry »

Are you getting too close to an empty fuel tank? This info might be helpful

By Product Expert | Posted in Comparison, Kia Optima, Kia Rio, Kia Sorento, Kia Soul on Tuesday, October 8th, 2019 at 8:41 PM
A stock photo of a gas gauge showing the low fuel light activated.

How far will my Kia go on empty?

There is nothing quite like the lonely and empty feeling as when you realize that your vehicle has just run out of gas. In the old days, it was easier to let a stop at the gas station slip through the cracks. However, most automakers, including Kia, have implemented a low-fuel warning light to help prevent that lonely and empty feeling. But the question still remains, ‘How far will my Kia go on empty?’ A few Team Gunther Kia product experts did some research to get as clear an answer as possible. They found a website called TankOnEmpty.com which has crowd-sourced information about some popular Kia vehicles. Let’s take a look at some information that might you need. Read the rest of this entry »

Team Gunther Kia has lots of crossover SUV options, which one is right for you?

By Product Expert | Posted in Comparison, Kia Sorento, Kia Sportage, Kia Telluride on Tuesday, September 24th, 2019 at 8:31 PM
A stock photo of a person looking at a new crossover SUV to take home.

Kia crossover SUVs with the most cargo volume near Pensacola, FL

The lineup of new crossover SUVs available at the Team Gunther Kia showroom represents some of the most popular models in one of the most competitive segments in the automotive industry. If you’re looking for options for Kia crossover SUVs with the most cargo volume near Pensacola, FL, the product experts working at Team Gunther Kia have done much of the heavy lifting for you. Our team has taken a closer look at the 2020 Kia Sportage, 2019 Kia Sorento and 2020 Kia Telluride. A flexible interior is one of the most important elements of any crossover SUV platform; these Kia models are excellent examples of that axiom within each corner of the automotive industry they occupy. Let’s take a look at what our team has found. Read the rest of this entry »