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 »

Refreshed Optima Offers New Style and Technology

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia Optima on Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018 at 4:39 PM
two models of the 2019 Kia Optima in white and blue

The Kia Optima is an elegant midsize sedan that offers families and individuals plenty of interior space and engaging driving. For the 2019 model year, this model gets a refreshed style and new technology options. In this blog we are going to explore the 2019 Kia Optima release date, new safety and connectivity technology, and some of the styling changes coming to this sedan. Read the rest of this entry »

Cadenza Named Best Large Car for Families

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia Cadenza, New features on Wednesday, March 28th, 2018 at 7:42 PM
side view of a white 2018 Kia Cadenza parked in front of fields

When it comes to finding the right sedan for everyone in the family, there are a lot of factors that go into it. The U.S. News & World Report recently recognized the 2018 Kia Cadenza as the Best Large Car for Families thanks to its spacious interior and usable amenities for parents and kids. This model also has premium safety features and high-quality appointments.Check out some of the family-friendly features of the 2019 Kia Cadenza below. Read the rest of this entry »

How much does the 2019 Sorento cost?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia Sorento on Tuesday, March 20th, 2018 at 8:46 PM
side view of the 2019 Kia Sorento at a slight angle

We’ve already blogged a little about what’s new on the refreshed 2019 Kia Sorento, but now we have more information on something that can be very important to busy families looking for their next seven-passenger vehicle: price. In this blog we are going to look at the 2019 Kia Sorento trims and pricing. With a starting MSRP of just $25,990*, this model offers affordable three-row transportation with many attractive features. All-wheel drive will also be available on all trims except for the base L model. Read the rest of this entry »

New Driver Assistance Makes the 2019 Kia Sorento Even Better for Families

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia Sorento, New features, Safety on Wednesday, March 7th, 2018 at 11:08 PM
two models of the 2019 Kia Sorento parked by a water feature in front of a nice house

The full-size Kia Sorento crossover offers seven-passenger seating and plenty of feature advantages. We have talked a little about the new features that will be arriving on the 2019 Sorento, but in this blog we wanted to narrow in on the 2019 Kia Sorento safety features, including new driver assistance technology, and other advantages. Read the rest of this entry »

Want Performance and Interior Space? Try the Kia Stinger

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia Stinger, Tips and tricks on Friday, March 2nd, 2018 at 6:06 PM
rear cargo area of the 2018 Kia Stinger

2018 Kia Stinger Cargo Space

We’ve written a lot about the 2018 Kia Stinger, from its award winning engine to its pricing. One of the things that we love most about the all-new Stinger is the exceptional practicality of this model. Not only does it offer engine output and handling that can go toe-to-toe with models from high-end luxury brands, but this car also offers plenty of practicality. For example, the 2018 Kia Stinger cargo space is extremely competitive and practically designed. Read the rest of this entry »

Can the Kia Stinger Beat Cars from BMW and Porsche?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Just For Fun, Kia Stinger on Monday, February 26th, 2018 at 8:09 AM
a red 2018 Kia Stringer driving on the track, seen mostly from the side

The Kia Stinger is the most powerful vehicle ever produced by Kia, and it is bringing a new level of affordable performance to dealerships like Team Gunther Kia. But how does this model stack up against classic small luxury vehicles oriented toward premium driving? Kia actually commissioned a study that pitted the 2018 Kia Stinger against competitors from BMW and Porsche. We have a video and a small write up below. To answer the question “Can the Kia Stinger beat cars from BMW and Porsche?” the answer is a resounding “Yes!” Read the rest of this entry »

Want Great Driving? Try One of These All-Wheel Drive Kia Cars!

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia Sorento, Kia Sportage, Kia Stinger, Tips and tricks on Friday, February 23rd, 2018 at 3:45 PM
brown 2018 Kia Sportage driving on a curved city road

When it comes to driving with confidence in bad weather or on rough country roads, one of the biggest advantages a car owner can get is all-wheel drive. When a vehicle comes with all-wheel drive, power gets distributed to all wheels as needed, rather than being restricted to just the front or rear wheels. Some systems, like the Kia Dynamax Intelligent All-Wheel Drive system available on the Kia Sportage can even anticipate changing road conditions. But what Kia vehicles have all-wheel drive? Read the rest of this entry »

2016 Kia Rio Earns J.D. Power Award for Dependablity

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia Rio on Thursday, February 15th, 2018 at 9:44 PM

We’ve talked a little bit about the changes that were coming on the 2018 Kia Rio, but there is one thing that we know shouldn’t change: the Rio’s dependability! This year’s J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS) was just announced, which evaluates three-year-old cars for how many issues they give their owners. The 2015 Kia Rio not only earned a top stop, but the Kia brand as a whole did very well. If you’ve ever asked yourself “Is the Kia Rio a dependable small car?” the answer is “Yes!” Read the rest of this entry »