What are the differences between trim levels on the 2019 Kia Stinger?

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Stinger on Monday, February 18th, 2019 at 10:04 AM
Red 2019 Kia Stinger drives down a highway, front angled exterior view.

2019 Kia Stinger Trim Level Comparison

Introduced in 2018, the Kia Stinger shocked the automotive world with its sporty performance and sleek look. Partially inspired by the Coca-Cola bottle and winner of MotorWeek’s Drivers Choice Awards “Best of the Year,” it’s been compared to the luxury vehicles of Europe.

The 2019 Kia Stinger comes in five trims. We decided to take a look at what sets these trims apart, analyzing their starting MSRPs, standard engine, and bevy of other notable standard features. If you’re considering buying a 2019 Kia Stinger, this table should help you decide which trim is right for you. Keep in mind that all-wheel drive and automatic wipers are an available option at every level. Read the rest of this entry »

What do we know about the 2019 Kia Niro EV?

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Niro, New features on Saturday, February 9th, 2019 at 6:47 PM
White 2019 KIa Niro EV exterior side view. Charging in a futuristic computerized environment.

Available Information and Specs on the 2019 Kia Niro EV

Ever since we wrote about the 2019 Kia Niro EV after it debuted at last year’s CES auto show, we’ve been eagerly awaiting the release of this fully electric crossover. The model showcased at CES was a prototype, so what has the Niro EV morphed into since then? Let’s look at what we know about this exciting new vehicle one year later. Read the rest of this entry »

What are the best places for Valentine’s dinner near Mobile AL?

By Product Expert | Posted in Just For Fun, Local Events, Tips and tricks on Friday, February 1st, 2019 at 6:28 PM
Close-up on a bouqet of red rose blossoms.

Top Romantic Restaurants in the Mobile Area

This is a public service announcement: Valentine’s Day is approaching in just a few short weeks (or less depending on when you’re reading this). So get your gifts and plans in order, because you don’t want to be caught short again (we know what happened last time).

Luckily, we’re here to help you with those plans, because with everything else going on, choice can be overwhelming. In order to help you give your significant other the perfect Valentine’s Day experience, we compiled our list of the top Valentine’s Day romantic restaurants in the Mobile AL area. Read the rest of this entry »

2019 Kia Sportage vs 2019 Mazda CX-5

By Product Expert | Posted in Comparison, Kia Sportage on Sunday, January 27th, 2019 at 10:06 AM
A sleek black 2019 Kia Sportage drives down a road in a snowy landscape.

Which is better: the 2019 Kia Sportage or the 2019 Mazda CX-5?

The 2019 Kia Sportage and 2019 Mazda CX-5 are both excellent vehicles. Need proof? The reviews speak for themselves: both earn the same high score and rank #2 overall in compact SUVs on U.S. News and World Report. Unfortunately, being so closely matched can make choosing between the two a difficult task for buyers. To help you compare, we decided to take a closer look at what sets these tight competitors apart. Read the rest of this entry »

2019 Kia Optima Interior Overview

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Optima on Saturday, January 19th, 2019 at 4:53 PM
Blue 2019 Kia Optima exterior front and left.

Let’s Take a Look at the 2019 Kia Optima Interior

You’re probably not surprised that we here in the Mobile AL area are huge fans of the 2019 Kia Optima. But we wanted to shine a spotlight on one of our favorite parts of this excellent vehicle: the interior. Let’s take a look at just what makes this vehicle’s cabin so great, and why it’s been called one of the best interiors of any car in its class. Read the rest of this entry »

What Interior and Exterior Do You Want on Your 2019 Soul?

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Soul on Monday, January 7th, 2019 at 8:35 PM
2019 Kia Soul surrounded by bright yellow light .

We’ve been really excited recently with the hype surrounding the 2020 Kia Soul, but that’s not to say that the 2019 model doesn’t already boast a plethora of impressive features and performance. We decided to take a look at the color options offered for the 2019 Kia Soul.

The 2019 Kia Soul offers eleven different exterior and four different interior color options. We put together this post to help shoppers in the Daphne, AL area decide which 2019 Kia Soul color options are right for them. Read the rest of this entry »

Is the Kia Sorento a Good Car?

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Sorento, Safety on Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019 at 5:20 PM
A cobalt blue 2019 Kia Sorento drives in a snowy environment.

Awards for the Kia Sorento

Anyone can claim their vehicle is high-quality, but the Kia Sorento actually has the awards to back it up. In the past few years, the Kia’s popular midsize SUV line has won two major awards: J.D. Power’s “Highest Ranked Midsize SUV in Initial Quality, 2 Years in a Row,” and the IIHS Top Safety Pick+ Award. Read the rest of this entry »

Is the 2019 Kia Rio, Kia Forte, or Kia Optima the Better Sedan Buy?

By Product Expert | Posted in Comparison, Kia Forte, Kia Optima, Kia Rio on Friday, December 14th, 2018 at 3:12 PM
Kia logo on tiger nose grille

2019 Kia Rio vs 2019 Kia Forte vs 2019 Kia Optima

The standard sedans of the Kia catalog are the Kia Rio, Kia Forte, and Kia Optima. After that, we move onto the higher stylings and more expensive variants with the Kia Cadenza luxury sedan, the Kia Stinger sports sedan, and the incredibly fanciful Kia K900.

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What’s the Difference Between the 2019 Kia Rio Sedan and Hatchback?

By Product Expert | Posted in Comparison, Kia Rio on Thursday, December 13th, 2018 at 2:46 PM
2019 Kia Rio sedan vs 2019 Kia Rio 5-door hatchback

2019 Kia Rio Sedan vs 2019 Kia Rio 5-Door Hatchback

Kia produces 2 hatchback models within their current catalog. Those would be the Kia Rio 5-Door and the Kia Forte5. Despite the 2019 Kia Forte releasing a few months ago, a new 2019 Kia Forte5 has yet to release. However, both the 2019 Kia Rio sedan and the 2019 Kia Rio 5-Door hatchback are now out and available for purchase. So, what’s the difference between these 2 Kia Rio models? It’s the 2019 Kia Rio sedan vs the 2019 Kia Rio 5-Door hatchback!

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Are there multiple engines available for the 2019 Sportage?

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Sportage on Wednesday, December 12th, 2018 at 7:50 PM
2019 Kia Sportage gray side view

2019 Kia Sportage fuel efficiency and engine options

Getting a fun SUV often means getting good power too, but power and efficiency rarely go hand in hand. However, the Kia Sportage is ready to prove that adage wrong. See what we mean as we explore 2019 Kia Sportage fuel efficiency and engine options. Read the rest of this entry »