If your curious about texting-and-driving laws, Team Gunther Kia has some answers

By Product Expert | Posted in Technology, Tips and tricks on Thursday, August 22nd, 2019 at 7:30 PM
A stock photo of a person using his phone while driving.

How much is the fine for texting and driving in Alabama?

If you were to take a quick glance around the Team Gunther Kia showroom, you’d be forgiven for thinking that our product experts have their phones surgically attached to their hands. While that’s great for helping customers, it also has the potential to create some bad habits. Just about every study on vehicle safety says that distracted driving is almost always one of the leading causes of traffic accidents. That doesn’t stop people from sending or responding to messages while they’re driving. That’s why there are state laws against it. So, how much is the fine for texting and driving in Alabama? TA few Team Gunther Kia product experts did some digging to find out for you. Let’s see what they found. Read the rest of this entry »

The 2020 Kia Soul has arrived, let’s take a look at its spacious interior

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Soul, New features, Tips and tricks on Friday, August 16th, 2019 at 6:29 PM
A photo of the cargo space in the rear of the 2020 Kia Soul.

How many people can people fit in the 2020 Kia Soul?

The all-new Kia Soul has finally arrived at the Team Gunther Kia showroom. In the short time the innovative Kia wagon/crossover SUV has been available near Daphne, the number of potential customers stopping by or calling in to ask, ‘How many people can fit in the 2020 Kia Soul,’ increases daily. For the new model year, the automaker has completely redesigned the vehicle to keep its unique silhouette, offer more advanced technology and generally improve owner satisfaction. A small group of Team Gunther Kia product experts got together to take a look at what the new Soul has to offer. Let’s take a look at what they found. Read the rest of this entry »

Kia teases American customers with a possible new crossover SUV model

By Product Expert | Posted in Dealership news, Just For Fun, New features on Wednesday, August 7th, 2019 at 12:04 PM
A right profile photo of the Kia Seltos crossover SUV.

Is Kia bringing a new crossover SUV to the United States?

The lineup of Kia vehicles available in the Team Gunther Kia is one of the most diverse in the entire global automotive industry. However, there are rumblings that a new member of the family could be added in the near future. So, is Kia bringing a new crossover SUV to the United States? The answer is a very firm, maybe. The automaker’s international divisions have released the Kia Seltos in several foreign markets. We haven’t received any official word that it’s coming to American dealerships like Team Gunther Kia, but it would certainly be an interesting development. Let’s take a look at what this potentially new Kia crossover SUV would have to offer. Read the rest of this entry »

We know motor oil is important but that doesn’t answer the whole question

By Product Expert | Posted in Comparison, Service, Tips and tricks on Tuesday, July 30th, 2019 at 6:42 PM
A stock photo of a person pouring motor oil into an car's engine.

Should I use synthetic oil in my Kia car or SUV?

If there is one lesson that each and every technician working in the Team Gunther Kia Service Department wants to teach our customers, it’s that it’s never a good idea to delay or skip an oil change. The second most important thing an owner can do to keep their vehicle in the best condition is to make sure they follow the maintenance plans laid out in the owner’s manual – this includes using the right kind of oil. If you’re wondering, ‘Should I use synthetic oil in my Kia car or SUV,’ we asked a few long-time members of the Team Gunther Kia Service Department for their thoughts, which culminated in a resounding, maybe. The best advice is to follow the manufacturer’s guidelines but there are some exceptions. Read the rest of this entry »

You don’t have to sacrifice capability for efficiency with Kia crossover SUVs

By Product Expert | Posted in Comparison, Kia Sorento, Kia Sportage, Kia Telluride on Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019 at 7:14 PM

Kia crossover SUVs with AWD and 20 mpg near Daphne, AL

There is no doubt that the lineup of new Kia crossover SUVs available at the Team Gunther Kia showroom is among the most popular in an especially competitive segment of the automotive industry. There are a trio of Kia crossover SUVs with AWD and 20 mpg near Daphne, AL that tends to draw a bulk of customers’ attention. The 2020 Kia Sportage, 2020 Kia Telluride and 2019 Kia Sportage are each among the top models in each corner of the SUV segment that they occupy. A small group of Team Gunther Kia product experts got together to examine these popular platforms and what they have to offer potential buyers. Read the rest of this entry »

Team Gunther Kia helps customers get a different perspective

By Product Expert | Posted in Comparison, Just For Fun, Kia Stinger, Kia Telluride on Tuesday, July 16th, 2019 at 7:25 PM
A photo of the Kia Stinger GTS burning up its tires on a race track.

How do Kia vehicles compare to the competition?

Every potential buyer who walks into the Team Gunther Kia showroom uses a different methodology for picking out their next new vehicle. Almost all of them start out trying to answer the question, ‘How do Kia vehicles compare to the competition?’ The inherent problem with trying to square this particular circle is finding information sources that can be trusted. A group of Team Gunther Kia product experts picked out two models on opposite ends of the spectrum, the Kia Stinger and Kia Telluride and found some videos that will likely help potential customers answer a few important questions. If there is anything else you need to know before you visit the showroom, please reach out to us today. Read the rest of this entry »

Performance, capability and efficiency are no longer mutually-exclusive

By Product Expert | Posted in Comparison, Kia Sorento, Kia Soul, Kia Sportage, Kia Telluride on Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019 at 8:09 PM
A stock photo of a person filling their vehicle with gas.

Kia Crossover SUVs that can get 20 mpg near Daphne, AL

The lineup of new crossover SUVs at the Team Gunther Kia showroom stands out from those offered by competing brands in several important ways. In addition to being well-equipped and very functional, each model is among the most efficient options in each vehicles’ corner of the industry segment. If you’re looking for Kia crossover SUVs that can get 20 mpg near Daphne, AL, the product experts at Team Gunther Kia have put together this handy guide to help potential and returning customers get better acquainted with what our lineup has to offer. Each Kia crossover SUV has something slightly different to offer, so buyers should have little problem finding a model that will meet their needs and/or budget. Read the rest of this entry »

Does the 2020 Kia Soul have Apple CarPlay?

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Soul, New features on Wednesday, June 26th, 2019 at 3:22 PM
Rosy colored 2020 Kia Soul cruises around a track. We view it from a low-angled exterior front/side view.

Smartphone Connectivity on the 2020 Kia Soul

These days, prospective car-buyers are all hankering after smartphone connectivity. And who can blame them? Breakthroughs like Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, which seamlessly integrate the capabilities of your smart device into your vehicle’s infotainment system, open up a whole wide range of entertainment and convenience possibilities.

The 2020 Kia Soul is newly available, redesigned, and kicking off a whole new generation in the vaunted history of the Soul model line. It’s absolutely dripping with brilliant engineering and features. Does the 2020 Kia Soul have Apple CarPlay? Read the rest of this entry »

Does the 2020 Kia Telluride have Remote Start?

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Telluride, Technology on Monday, June 24th, 2019 at 7:15 PM
Glistening 2020 Kia Telluride parked in front of a building, side view.

Remote Start Capability of the 2020 Telluride

As the largest Kia ever made, the 2020 Kia Telluride has assumed its position as the automaker’s flagship SUV. The all-new vehicle was “designed in America for America,” with the goal of conveying the impression of boundless freedom embodied by the original SUVs of yore. One look at the 2020 Telluride and we think you’ll agree that Kia has realized their vision.

Though the exterior is sure to impress, stepping inside the 2020 Kia Telluride is no different. Classy style, comfy seating for up to eight, and a full load of modern tech all smack of an interior done right. Does the technology on the 2020 Kia Telluride include Remote Start? Read the rest of this entry »

What exterior color do you want on your 2020 Soul?

By Product Expert | Posted in Color Options, Kia Soul on Thursday, June 13th, 2019 at 9:54 PM
An inferno red 2020 Kia Soul drives around a track.

Available Colors on the 2020 Kia Soul

The 2020 Kia Soul is completely redesigned for this model year. A staggering amount of changes have been implemented, one of which is the available color options. Let’s take a look at what exterior color options are available on the 2020 Kia Soul.

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