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Watch Now: How Does the Highway Driving Assist Function Help?

Friday, October 29th, 2021
Highway Driving Assist

How to Use the Highway Driving Assist Feature in Your Kia?

When driving on a highway, do you wish for a pilot, a helping hand, or a genie who would navigate the car for you? It seems the Kia brand has made your wish its command. The Highway Driving Assist on Kia vehicles allows you to drive comfortably and safely. This feature uses a combination of Smart Cruise Control and Lane Centering Assistance. It maintains a safe distance from the vehicle in front of you and helps you stay centered in the lane. How to use the Highway Driving Assist feature in your Kia? At Team Gunther Kia in Daphne, AL, we provide you with a video that explains the Highway Driving Assist feature.


What Are the Best Hiking Trails near Daphne, AL?

Monday, September 13th, 2021
American Cliff Swallow

Top 3 Hiking Trails in Daphne, AL

Hiking is one of the most fun outdoor activities. Apart from its obvious physical benefits, it helps in clearing the mind and reducing stress. At Team Gunther Kia, we have put together a list of the top trails in Daphne, AL, that you could traverse.


How to Use the Smart Cruise Control Feature in Your Kia Vehicle?

Thursday, September 2nd, 2021
Smart Cruise Control

How Does the Kia Smart Cruise Control Feature Work?

The Kia brand’s Smart Cruise Control feature makes driving more comfortable. How does the Kia Smart Cruise Control feature work? This feature allows you to opt for your select speed using the steering wheel controls. Your Kia will speed up to your selected speed and continue to run on that speed unless manually overridden or if it detects traffic ahead. The Smart Cruise Control feature also maintains a pre-determined distance from the vehicle in front of you. At Team Gunther Kia in Daphne, AL, we provide you with a video prepared by the folks at Kia that explains the Smart Cruise Control feature better.


We totally understand if you need help picking out a new Kia vehicle

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021
The new Kia badge used by new Kia vehicles.

How do I choose a new Kia vehicle? 

There are so many exciting things happening in and around the world of Kia automobiles. If you are struggling with the question, ‘How do I choose a new vehicle,’ you are not alone. You may or may not be surprised how many people in the Daphne area come into the Team Gunther Kia showroom to ask our product experts this. There is no clean or easy way to answer this question because every Team Gunther Kia customer has a wide variety of needs. However, we can help you on your journey by showing you these new videos produced by our manufacturing partner. Take a look at each one so you can be prepared with some strong questions to start your search for a new Kia vehicle. If you want to make your visit as easy as possible, make an appointment today by calling, 877-885-7998.  (more…)

Team Gunther Kia offer 21st-century solutions for 21st-century vehicles

Wednesday, April 14th, 2021
A person filling a tire with nitrogen.

Where can I get my car tires filled with nitrogen near Mobile, AL? 

One of the secrets to having a safe and reliable car, truck or SUV is to properly maintain its tires. Your tires may look like humble air-filled rubber rings but they are so much more than that. A set of tires are the primary way a vehicle safely stays on the road, maneuvers around obstacles and brings the vehicle to a safe and controlled stop. The easiest way to make sure your tires are best able to do their jobs is to make sure they are properly inflated. You might think compressed air is the only option, but that is no longer true. Nitrogen-filled tires are the wave of the future and if you’re wondering, ‘Where can I get my car tires filled with nitrogen near Mobile, AL,’ Team Gunther Kia is here to help. In fact, our dealership is one of the few locations in the area to offer this service.  (more…)

Kia is committed to making its vehicles easier to use

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021
A photo of the dashboard in the 2021 Kia Sorento with the Engine Start/Stop button circled.

How do I use the Kia Engine Start/Stop Button? 

Fumbling with keys is a common issue every driver has dealt with at some point in their time on the road. Kia wants to make its lineup of vehicles as user-friendly as possible and that means eliminating as many pain points as possible. One of those solutions is to largely eliminate the need to use a set of keys to start a vehicle. So, if you’re wondering, ‘How do I use the Kia Engine Start/Stop Button?’ Basically, it’s as easy as making sure you have the key fob with you and pressing the button. Our team of product experts helps several people per week understand this technology and we thought it would be helpful to produce this handy guide. We are using the 2021 Kia Sorento as our model, but these tips should be broadly applicable to most of the manufacturer’s vehicles.  (more…)

Is it getting hard to see out of your windshield? These videos might help

Friday, January 29th, 2021
A photo of a windshield covered by rain.

What kind of windshield wipers does Kia use? 

Whenever we talk about Kia vehicles, we gravitate to the latest connectivity technology or its performance capability. We apologize for overlooking some of the lower profile, but still very important components that people use every day. One of those oft-overlooked features is the windshield wipers. Anyone who had driven in the rain in a vehicle with poor wipers knows the challenge. Furthermore, it is incredibly important for the right wiper blade to be used so a driver can always see outside the vehicle. So, what kind of windshield wipers does Kia use? Our team found a few videos that will explain things in an easy-to-understand manner. If you have additional questions or concerns, please make an appointment with a Team Gunther Kia product expert today.  (more…)

Have you explored what Kia UVO can do to keep you safe?

Thursday, December 31st, 2020
A photo of the dashboard in the 2021 Kia Telluride.

What kind of safety systems does Kia UVO have? 

No automaker takes driver and passenger safety more seriously than does Kia. With that in mind, the automaker has leveraged its cutting-edge technology to help out as much as possible. So, what kind of safety systems does Kia UVO have? The engineers behind the Kia UVO system have made a huge effort to make a necessary emergency response happen as quickly and seamlessly as possible. Contacting help in the event of a collision is only the tip of the iceberg. UVO is capable of so much more and our team of product experts has found a series of videos to walk people through using this incredible technology. If you would like to take a closer look at how Kia UVO works, or you need help using the system to its full potential, make an appointment with a Team Gunther Kia product expert today.  (more…)

Are you using your UVO system to its full potential?

Tuesday, December 8th, 2020
A photo of the touchscreen used in the 2021 Kia Telluride.

How do I set up Kia UVO Link? 

Kia has been leading the way in automotive technology for a long time. In fact, the automaker has been including its UVO infotainment system in its vehicles since 2011 or so. For the current model year, Kia has expanded its UVO technology to most of the lineup. If you have recently picked up a new Kia vehicle, you might be wondering, ‘How do I set up Kia UVO Link?’ A couple of Team Gunther Kia product experts got together to go through the setup guide. Our team used the 2021 Kia Telluride as a basis for this guide. However, for the most part, this information will apply to almost any Kia vehicle built in the last couple of years. Let’s take a closer look at this technology.  (more…)

Kia adds new capabilities to new vehicles while eliminating clutter

Tuesday, November 24th, 2020
A photo of the touchscreen used in the 2021 Kia Sorento.

How do I wirelessly connect to Apple CarPlay®/Android Auto™ in a Kia vehicle? 

The ability to connect a compatible smartphone to the Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ suites of applications has been a game-changer in terms of connectivity. However, the first generation of this technology required people to plug their phones into the infotainment system. Thankfully, the state of the art has continued to improve, and for several 2021 models, those messy and prone-to-become-tangled wires are no longer needed. So, if you’re wondering, ‘How do I wirelessly connect to Apple CarPlay®/Android Auto™ in a Kia vehicle,’ the product experts from Team Gunther Kia are here to help. Our team gets this question with increasing frequency and came up with this easy-to-understand guide. Let’s take a look at what they came up with.  (more…)