Archive for January, 2016

Kia Super Bowl Commercial Set to Feature Christopher Walken!

Monday, January 25th, 2016
2016 Kia Super Bowl Commercial

2016 Kia Super Bowl Commercial

Now that we know who will be playing in Super Bowl 50, it’s time for us fans to start getting excited for this massive event! However, companies like Kia have been gearing up for the big game for quite some time, and getting those Super Bowl commercials ready hasn’t been easy. The 2016 Kia Super Bowl commercial is shaping up to be something spectacular though, thanks to some recently released details from Kia! (more…)

How Kia Motor Company Became a World Renowned Innovator

Thursday, January 21st, 2016
History of Kia Motor Company

History of Kia Motor Company

In recent years, Seoul, South Korea has become a mecca for innovative apparel, industrial, and automotive design. The city was named 2010’s World Design Capital. Here at Carolina Kia, we feel that Kia Motor Company had something to do with this, as the company headquarters are stationed in this booming metropolis. Kia is young compared to many American and European manufacturers, but the history of Kia Motor Company is still a rich and interesting one. (more…)

Get Ready for Some Fun in a 2016 Forte Koup

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016
2016 Kia Forte Koup Changes and Features

2016 Kia Forte Koup Features and Changes

There is no denying that some vehicles bring a certain level of flare and vibrancy to them that others do not. Whether this is from the roar of those cars’ engines or the spectacular design of their exteriors, we’re not quite sure. But there is simply no denying that the Kia Forte Koup is one of those vehicles that has that “it” factor that others do not. This is not simply because all of the 2016 Kia Forte Koup features and changes are outstanding, but also because of the joy that they bring to everyone who gets behind the wheel. (more…)

The Niro is Set to Lead the Hybrid SUV Market

Friday, January 15th, 2016
Kia Niro Hybrid Chicago Auto Show Debut

Kia Niro Hybrid Chicago Auto Show Debut

Just a few years ago, hybrids were still a joke among many people in the car community. They would see a hybrid vehicle on a dealer’s lot and point at it and laugh. “Who wants a vehicle that looks like that?” they would say. Well nobody is laughing anymore, as hybrid vehicles have developed into some of the coolest, most functional, easy to use vehicles on the road today. Kia is looking to up the ante even further when the Kia Niro Hybrid Chicago Auto Show debut happens next month! (more…)

Redesigned Forte Aims to Raise the Bar for Compact Cars

Thursday, January 14th, 2016
Changes to the 2017 Kia Forte

Changes to the 2017 Kia Forte

One car that has never failed to put a smile on a driver’s face here at Caroina Kia these past few years is the Kia Forte. This sedan has had it all: ample interior space, an athletic posture, and plenty of great technology options. Well, it looks like the best is going to get even better for 2017! The manufacturer has just unveiled all of its latest changes to the 2017 Kia Forte at the Detroit Auto Show, and there isn’t one part of this new model that we can complain about! (more…)

2016 Kia Cadenza’s Stereo and Infotainment System is Worth Singing About

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016
Infinity Audio System and the UVO eServices Infotainment System

Infinity Audio System and UVO eServices Infotainment System in the 2016 Kia Cadenza

In the music world, a cadenza is an improvised or written solo to showcase the soloist’s talent before the final movement of a song.  It can be found in many genres, including classical, opera, jazz, and country.  A perfect example is Charlie Daniels’ “The Devil Went Down to Georgia” when he is doing the fiddle solos.  In the car world, the 2016 Kia Cadenza allows you to listen to your favorite musical cadenzas on its Infinity Audio System and the UVO eServices Infotainment System. (more…)

2017 Forte5 Ups the Ante for Hatchbacks

Monday, January 11th, 2016
2017 Kia Forte5 changes features and engine options

2017 Kia Forte5 Changes, Features, and Engine Options

Here at Carolina Kia, we have always been huge fans of the Forte5. This sporty hatchback encompasses all of the fun performance features that Kia has to offer, and mixes it plenty of the company’s latest technology as well. What we got as a huge surprise at the 2016 North American International Auto Show was a redesigned and retooled 2017 Kia Forte5. All of the 2017 Kia Forte5 changes, features and engines options left us grinning ear to ear, so let’s see what this new hot hatch has to offer. (more…)

Go Manual or Automatic in the 2016 Forte

Friday, January 8th, 2016
2016 Kia Forte Transmission Options

2016 Kia Forte Transmission Options

Every time we look at the Kia Forte, our mind is filled with images of flashy brilliance, with this vehicle maneuvering through twisty roads and up and down city streets. This is a vehicle that is perfect for anyone, whether it be an enthusiast looking for a fun, sporty car or just for someone who needs a reliable, economical daily driver. This is mostly thanks to the two 2016 Kia Forte transmission options that drivers have to choose from in this vehicle! Today we are going to break these two down for you in a bit more detail. (more…)

Get Ready for a New Kia SUV Concept

Thursday, January 7th, 2016
Kia Large SUV Concept Detroit Auto Show

Kia Large SUV Concept Detroit Auto Show

Few car companies have grown as much as Kia has in recent years. From its development of new, upscale vehicles like the Kia K900, to its continued advancement of its popular vehicles like the Optima and Sportage, Kia has been pushing boundaries quite a bit lately. Now it looks as though they are planning on upping the ante one more time, with a Kia large SUV Concept at the Detroit Auto Show. A sneak peak has already been released, and we think we see something special in those shadows. (more…)

Kia Introduces New ‘Drive Wise’ Sub Brand

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016
Kia Drive Wise Autonomous Driving Technology

What is Kia Drive Wise?

It seems like every year, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas delivers us Kia fans with some exciting new vehicle technology, and Kia was looking to disappoint us this year! That is why they introduced a whole new Kia sub brand, Drive Wise. However, that left many of us asking, what is Kia Drive Wise? And just what kind of technology is Drive Wise going to be developing for new Kia vehicles. Fortunately, we have all the answers you need! (more…)