What do the Kia steering modes mean?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia Soul, Technology on Tuesday, October 10th, 2017 at 9:50 PM
2018 Kia Soul turning

What is Kia FlexSteer?

If you have been sifting through Kia features lists, you may have run across the term FlexSteer. What is Kia FlexSteer? We have your answers right here including a description of what each FlexSteer mode does. Read the rest of this entry »

The Best Bike Shops in the Greensboro, NC Area 2018

By blogsadmin | Posted in Community, For Fun on Tuesday, April 24th, 2018 at 6:26 PM
Bike Shops in the Greensboro, NC area 2018, text on an image of a young woman standing by her bicycle and the ocean with her arms raised towards the waning sun

Greensboro, NC Area Bicycle Shops 2018

As spring 2018 begins to blossom in the Greensboro, NC area it signals to us all that it is time to get our bicycles ready to ride again.  With winter fading fast in the rearview mirror, we are free to once again explore all that our community has to offer on a leisurely bike ride downtown or a heart rate rising ride through one of our many local bike trails.  If your bike is in need of some repair or a complete rebuild before taking it out for a spin this season, one of these eight Greensboro area bike shops can have you back biking in no time flat. Read the rest of this entry »

What are the Engine Options for the 2018 Kia Sportage?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia Sportage, Performance & Efficiency on Monday, April 16th, 2018 at 5:10 PM
Driver side exterior view of a gray 2018 Kia Sportage

2018 Kia Sportage Performance & Efficiency

The 2018 Kia Sportage has an elusive agility along with a power-packed engine that delivers an exhilarating driving experience.  An athletic exterior appeal is bolstered by a wide wheelbase, a sloping roofline, and aerodynamic body accents.  All of the outside allure of the 2018 Kia Sportage opens up into a comfortable cabin that has seating for five passengers and is loaded with advanced safety and technology features.  Two engine options are available on the 2018 Kia Sportage as well as three trim choices, so customers can find the perfect fit 2018 Sportage for them. Learn more about the performance and efficiency specs of the two available engines of the 2018 Kia Sportage right here. Read the rest of this entry »

What are the Differences Between the 2018 Kia Optima’s Trim Levels?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia Optima, Model Comparisons on Thursday, April 12th, 2018 at 6:10 PM
Front exterior view of a white and blue 2018 Kia Optima

The 2018 Kia Optima is available in five trim levels, the LX, S, LX 1.6T, EX, and SX.  These five trim levels provide 2018 Optima owners with powerful and efficient drivetrains as well as ample interior cargo and passenger space.  Even though each trim level has the same 104.8 cubic feet of total passenger space it is how each trim level uses that space that differentiates them.  Find out what’s inside the cabin and underneath the hood of each trim level of the 2018 Kia Optima right here. Read the rest of this entry »

What is Happening around Greensboro, NC in April 2018?

By blogsadmin | Posted in For Fun, Local Events on Friday, April 6th, 2018 at 5:40 PM
April 2018 Greensboro, NC Events & Activities, text on an image long green grass growing next to a dock

Spring is starting to saturate our days with more sunshine and warmer weather and that means everyone is getting antsy to break free from the confines of their houses.  If you have been waiting patiently for spring activities to return to Greensboro, NC, you are in luck because April 2018 offers a wide variety of events taking place for everyone to enjoy.  Most of these events and activities are family-friendly while others are adults only so there is something for the whole family to look forward to around Greensboro in April 2018, mark your calendars and be sure to invite all of your friends along for the fun.

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What are the Color Options of the 2018 Kia Stinger?

By blogsadmin | Posted in color Options, Kia Stinger on Wednesday, April 4th, 2018 at 9:50 PM
2018 Kia Stinger Color Options, text on an exterior image of a blue 2018 Kia Stinger

The 2018 Kia Stinger has the performance of a sports car inside the body of a 4-door sedan thanks to its Twin-Turbocharged 3.3L V6 engine cranking out 365 horsepower, 376 lb-ft of torque, and going from 0-60 MPH in 4.7 seconds.  This sleek and sporty sedan also provides a standard Twin-Scroll Turbocharged 2.0L 4-Cylinder engine that still delivers 255 horsepower while averaging an EPA estimated 29 MPG on the highway.  With five trim levels to choose from that can be equipped with all of the latest and greatest technology features, the only thing left for you to decide on is what color 2018 Kia Stinger you are going to get.  You can choose between six distinct exterior color options which include: Aurora Black, Snow White, Ceramic Silver, HI-Chroma Red, Micro Blue, and Sunset Yellow (only available in RWD models).  You can see how the 2018 Kia Stinger looks in all of its color options right here. Read the rest of this entry »

When Will the 2019 Kia Optima Go on Sale Near Me?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia Optima, New Vehicles on Friday, March 30th, 2018 at 6:24 PM
Driver side exterior view of a white 2019 Kia Optima

When Does the 2019 Kia Optima Go on Sale?

The sleek and stylish 2019 Kia Optima was revealed at the 2018 New York International Auto Show on Wednesday, March 28th to many anxiously awaiting attendees.  The Optima is Kia’s best-selling midsize sedan and the 2019 model is even more appealing than ever before.  Minor changes to the exterior styling of the front grill and headlights create major changes in the new 2019 Kia Optima’s sporty yet sophisticated allure.  More Advanced Driver Assist Systems and improved UVO Infotainment make the interior of the 2018 Optima even more attractive than its exterior.  Find out when the 2019 Kia Optima will go on sale and all about its fancy new features right here. Read the rest of this entry »

What are the Difference Between the Trim Levels of the 2018 Kia Forte?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia Forte, Model Comparisons, New Vehicles on Tuesday, March 27th, 2018 at 6:28 PM
Passenger side exterior view of a gray 2018 Kia Forte

The 2018 Kia Forte is a stylish sedan that is available in three trim levels, the LX, S, and the EX.  The LX & S trim level get equipped with a 2.0L 16-Valve I-4 Atkinson Cycle engine that delivers 147 horsepower and 132 lb-ft of torque.  The 2018 Kia Forte EX gets equipped with a 2.0L 16-Valve I-4 engine that supplies it with 165 horsepower and 151 lb-ft of torque.  Both of these engines can be paired with an available 6-Speed Automatic Transmission, and when the Atkinson Cycle I-4 engine pairs with the 6-Speed Automatic it averages an EPA estimated fuel economy of 29 MPG City & 37 MPG HWY.  When the 2.0L I-4 engine works with the 6-Speed Automatic it achieves EPA fuel economy estimates of 25 MPG in the city and 33 MPG while cruising the highway.  Find out all of the differences between the trim levels of the 2018 Kia Forte right here. Read the rest of this entry »

Get to Know the Exciting Specs & Features of the 2018 Kia Niro

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia Niro, New Vehicles on Monday, March 19th, 2018 at 5:33 PM
Passenger side exterior view of a blue 2018 Kia Niro

2018 Kia Niro Specs & Features

The first thing you notice about the 2018 Kia Niro is its bold and beautiful exterior appeal.  Sleek body lines and well-placed body contours provide the 2018 Kia Niro with an athletic and aerodynamic styling.  Even with the exterior allure of the 2018 Kia Niro its best attributes are under the hood and inside the cabin.  The 2018 Kia Niro gets loaded with a powerful yet efficient hybrid drivetrain as well as a comfortable and connected interior.  Take a closer look at all of the exciting specs and features of the 2018 Kia Niro right here. Read the rest of this entry »

When Will the 2019 Kia Stinger GT “Atlantica” Be Available?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia Stinger, New Vehicles on Wednesday, March 14th, 2018 at 7:10 PM
Front exterior view of a blue 2019 Kia Stinger GT "Atlantica"

2019 Kia Stinger GT “Atlantica” Release Date

The introduction of the Kia Stinger has changed many preconceived notions of the Kia brand.  And Kia is capitalizing on the excitement the Kia Stinger has produced by making a limited production 2019 Kia Singer GT “Atlantica”.  Only 500 models will be made of the 2019 Stinger GT “Atlantica” and it will showcase its development on Germany’s Nurburgring race circuit and pay homage to its Korean roots as well.  The 2019 Kia Stinger GT “Atlantica” will feature exclusive Deep Chroma Blue Metallic Paint, Espresso Brown Nappa Leather, and unique Stinger Atlantica badging inside and out.  The 2019 Kia Stinger GT “Atlantica” will be rolling into dealerships in the summer of 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

2018 March Madness Opening Round Kia Bracket Matchups

By blogsadmin | Posted in For Fun, Kia Forte, Kia Niro, Kia Optima, Kia Rio, Kia Sorento, Kia Soul, Kia Sportage, Kia Stinger, Model Comparisons on Tuesday, March 13th, 2018 at 3:16 PM
2018 March Madness Kia Bracket Opening Round Matchups, text on an image of a basketball hoop from behind

Welcome to the 2018 Opening Round matchups of the Kia Bracket.  This is Carolina Kia’s version of March Madness where we put up our most popular Kia vehicles against their biggest rivals to see which vehicles are the best.  You will see some serious competition and fun along the road to the final four until our ultimate champion is crowned.  Have a look at our opening round bids and be sure to follow our Kia Brackets all the way to the end. Read the rest of this entry »