Archive for the ‘Comparison’ Category

These new Kia models have the most to offer for the least money

Wednesday, January 29th, 2020
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Which 2020 Kia model offers the best value near Mobile, AL? 

Regardless of what is happening in the automotive industry at any given time, buyers are always looking to get the best deal for their money. So, which 2020 Kia model offer the best value near Mobile, AL? If someone were to ask anyone in the Team Gunther Kia showroom that question would probably say, ‘All of them.’ However, our team thought that our customers would like something a little more objective. Leading consumer affairs magazine, U.S. News & World Report picked a handful of Kia models that value-minded buyers should take a closer look at when visiting the dealership. As a brand, Kia has been on a hot streak as of late, and these picks by the U.S. News & World Report simply add to the run. Let’s take a closer look at these Kia vehicles.  (more…)

Team Gunther Kia examines the advantages of buying versus leasing

Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
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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. (more…)

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

Tuesday, October 8th, 2019
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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. (more…)

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

Tuesday, September 24th, 2019
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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. (more…)

If you see Stinger influence in other Kia vehicles, you might be on to something

Thursday, August 29th, 2019
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Has the Kia Stinger influenced other vehicles?

If we’ve said it once in a Team Gunther Kia Blog post, we’ve said it 100 times: The Kia Stinger is the most revolutionary platform the automaker has ever produced. The Stinger offers the most performance of any sedan in the lineup of new models available at dealerships like Team Gunther Kia. But, has the Kia Stinger influenced other vehicles? The recently redesigned Kia Forte certainly takes a page or two from the Stinger’s playbook. The experts over at the Redline Reviews channel on YouTube seem to think the Forte isn’t the only Kia vehicle with Stinger DNA. Take a look at these videos to see what they have seen. Make an appointment with a Team Gunther Kia product expert today if you’d like to schedule a test drive. (more…)

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

Tuesday, July 30th, 2019
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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. (more…)

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

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019

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. (more…)

Team Gunther Kia helps customers get a different perspective

Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
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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. (more…)

Performance, capability and efficiency are no longer mutually-exclusive

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019
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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. (more…)

2019 Kia Sportage vs 2019 Mazda CX-5

Sunday, January 27th, 2019
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. (more…)