Archive for May, 2016

What are the Best Family Vehicles of 2016?

Thursday, May 26th, 2016
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Kelley Blue Book’s 16 Best Family Vehicles of 2016

Kelley Blue Book answered the question of what are the best family vehicles of 2016 and two Kia vehicles were named in the KBB 16 best family vehicles of 2016 list. Both the 2016 Kia Optima and the 2016 Kia Sedona were noticed for being stylish family-friendly vehicles. The 2016 Optima was chosen due to its stylish design and feature-packed interior. The 2016 Sedona was named one of the best family vehicles of 2016 due to its style, function, modern interior and available driver assistance features. In creating the 2016 list of the best family vehicles, Kelley Blue Book focused on safety, comfort, convenience, spaciousness and fit of various child safety car seats.   (more…)

2017 Kia Sportage Earns IIHS Top Safety Pick+ Award

Thursday, May 26th, 2016
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2017 Kia Sportage Safety Rating

The all-new Sportage was awarded the highest possible rating through the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the 2017 Sportage earned the Top Safety Pick+ when equipped with optional front crash prevention. This award is especially notable this year, as the IIHS introduced more challenging standards and requirements and this top earning for the Kia Sportage shows Kia’s continuous commitment to safety and improvement. To earn the Top Safety Pick+, vehicles must earn “good” ratings in five crashworthiness tests, small overlap front, moderate overlap front, side impact, roof strength and head restraints, as well as an “advanced” or “superior” rating for front crash prevention.   (more…)

Top 10 Coolest Cars Under $18,000

Thursday, May 26th, 2016
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2016 Kia Soul Price, Design and Features

Kelley Blue Book recently released their list of the top 10 coolest cars under $18,000 and for the fifth year in a row, the Kia Soul was on that list. The 2016 Kia Soul was chosen due to its head-turning style, extensive feature content and excellent value. The Soul’s unique boxy design offers the practicality and versatility of a crossover and provides its passengers with more room and gives them superior cargo space. The base price for the 2016 Kia Soul is $15,900 and it offers a feature rich interior with the practicality to accommodate nearly everything you need.   (more…)

Does Kia have Apple CarPlay?

Friday, May 13th, 2016
Does Kia have Apple CarPlay?

Good news for iPhone owners! Kia has officially announced Apple CarPlay support for some current and upcoming models. CarPlay is a collection of apps that integrates your iPhone with your Kia vehicle’s UVO infotainment system to keep you connected while on the road. So far, the 2017 Sorento, 2017 Sportage and 2016 Optima support CarPlay. More models will be announced in the future. If you have one of these vehicles or plan on purchasing one this year, CarPlay features will go live in the fall. (more…)

Memorial Day weekend 2016 events in High Point, NC

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016
Memorial Day weekend 2016 events in High Point, NC

There’s a holiday weekend coming up and the weather should be glorious in North Carolina. What are you going to do with your extra day off? In case you haven’t made plans yet, here are a few suggestions for activities and events on Memorial Day weekend 2016 in High Point, NC. [Updated May 10] (more…)

How long does the Kia Optima Plug-In Hybrid battery last?

Monday, May 9th, 2016
How long does the Kia Optima Plug-In Hybrid battery last?

One of the main reasons people hesitate to take the plunge and buy an electric car is range anxiety. Range anxiety (informal noun): The feeling of worry when you’re driving an electric car that the battery will run out before you reach your destination or find a charging point. Kia hopes to make range anxiety a thing of the past with its lineup of hybrid cars and plug-in hybrids. Today we’re going to look at the Kia Niro. How long does the 2017 Kia Optima Plug-In Hybrid battery last? (more…)

How long does the Kia Niro battery last?

Sunday, May 8th, 2016
How long does the Kia Niro battery last?

One of the main reasons people hesitate to take the plunge and buy an electric car is range anxiety. Range anxiety (informal noun): The feeling of worry when you’re driving an electric car that the battery will run out before you reach your destination or find a charging point. Kia hopes to make range anxiety a thing of the past with its lineup of hybrid cars and plug-in hybrids. Today we’re going to look at the Kia Niro. How long does the 2017 Kia Niro battery last? (more…)

How long does the Kia Soul EV battery last?

Saturday, May 7th, 2016
How long does the Kia Soul EV battery last?

One of the main reasons people hesitate to take the plunge and buy an electric car is range anxiety. Range anxiety (informal noun): The feeling of worry when you’re driving an electric car that the battery will run out before you reach your destination or find a charging point. Kia hopes to make range anxiety a thing of the past with its lineup of hybrid cars and plug-in hybrids. Today we’re going to look at the Kia Soul EV. How long does the 2016 Kia Soul EV battery last? (more…)

How long does the Kia Optima Hybrid battery last?

Friday, May 6th, 2016
How long does the Kia Optima Hybrid battery last?

One of the main reasons people hesitate to take the plunge and buy an electric car is range anxiety. Range anxiety (informal noun): The feeling of worry when you’re driving an electric car that the battery will run out before you reach your destination or find a charging point. Kia hopes to make range anxiety a thing of the past with its lineup of hybrid cars and plug-in hybrids. Today we’re going to look at the Kia Optima Hybrid. How long does the 2017 Kia Optima Hybrid battery last? (more…)

Free Cub Cadet XT1 riding lawn mower with every new Kia sold

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016
Free Cub Cadet XT1 riding lawn mower with every new Kia sold

Did you know you can get a free Cub Cadet XT1 riding lawn mower if you buy a new Kia vehicle? It’s true. For the rest of May, every new Kia sold at full retail price will include this sweet bonus. We thought we’d take a break from talking about how great our Kia models are and tell you a little about this amazing little yellow lawn tractor. (more…)