Archive for July, 2016

How to replace your windshield wipers

Thursday, July 28th, 2016
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How often should you replace windshield wipers?

There are things we do on a regular basis for our car. We fill it with gas, replace the oil and filters, even wash it. Sometimes, we even get help remembering when to do this regular maintenance. That is to say if we are low on gas a warning light comes on. Or, when we have our oil changed a sticker is placed on the inside of our windshield to remind us of when to return for the next oil change. But what about wipers? How often should you replace windshield wipers? The short answer is twice a year.  (more…)

What are 2017 Kia Sorento Safety Features?

Thursday, July 28th, 2016
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2017 Kia Sorento Safety Features

No detail has been overlooked on the design of the 2017 Kia Sorento. Take for example the body, 53% of it is now composed of high-strength steel. It is no surprise that this midsize SUV was awarded a top safety pick by Insurance Institute of Highway Safety. In order to qualify for this much coveted award a vehicle has to earn “good” ratings in 5 crashworthiness tests and an “advanced” or “superior” rating in front crash prevention.  The overall structure of the 2017 Kia Sorento is essentially the same as the 2016 model. Where the 2017 delivers increased safety measures is with the addition of an optional front crash prevention system. What are the Kia Sorento Safety Features? (more…)

What is an unhybrid?

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016
Why buy a 2017 Kia Niro?

Why buy a 2017 Kia Niro?

The 2017 Kia Niro is set to go on sale early in 2017. There is a lot of anticipation and excitement about it. It is a compact cross-over hybrid SUV. That’s a mouthful to say. So let’s put it this way. It gives you the practical-rugged style and the comfort of an SUV. It also gives you outstanding fuel efficiency(more…)

How can I save money on gas?

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016
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How to save money on gas

It’s summertime which means more driving. And more filling up your gas tank. Goodness knows you don’t want to drive on empty!  So here are some ways to save money on gas (more…)

Does the new Kia Soul have AWD?

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016
When will the 2017 Kia Soul be released

When will the 2017 Kia Soul be released?

Ever since Kia came on the scene launched by music-loving hamsters and opening our eyes to “another way to roll”, we have eagerly anticipated each new model and update. The Kia Soul is practical, fun-to-drive, and its funky styling and attitude are one-of-a-kind. You can get a good sense of this by exploring the 2016 Kia Soul. In addition to all that good stuff, the Kia Soul also has great user-friendly technology. The Kia UVO infotainment puts everything at your fingers tips. Seriously, the controls are on the steering wheel, which makes for much safer driving. We can hardly wait for it, so is no surprise everyone is asking- when will the 2017 Kia Soul be released? (more…)

What do Hip Hop Hamsters have to do with Kia?

Friday, July 22nd, 2016
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A look back at the world’s coolest hamsters

Sure we love them. Heck, we’ve danced and sung with them for years. In fact, we’ve come to expect that the coolest hamster’s in the world will be the ones to share any news on the Kia Soul. But where did it all start?  Why do hamsters speak for Kia? To understand, we need to go back to 2009, when they first hit the scene. The theme of the first Kia Soul ad was “a different way to roll”. The idea was that you didn’t have to be a hamster running endlessly in your wheel for “fun”. You could be like the ever-so-cool Kia hamsters and their new and different car. It made sense, and the product is outstanding, so it stuck. The hamsters are now the official ambassadors of the Kia Soul. The original Kia ad from 2009 and the 2010 ad are below. Both have won multiple awards. Do you have a favorite? Be sure to tell us when you come by Carolina Kia in High Point.

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Where is Pokemon in High Point NC?

Thursday, July 21st, 2016
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Best Places to find Pokemon in High Point NC

It’s the craze that is sweeping the nation! There are now more people playing Pokemon go than there are on Twitter. It’s a craze you can see. The parks are full of Pokemon enthusiasts, folks are walking around neighborhoods, kids are riding their bikes. People are out and about and even talking to one another and making new friends.

We have a lot of fans in the great Tar Heel state too. That’s why we’ve pulled together list to help you find Pokemon close to home, and well all over NC should you want to. (more…)

What does going green mean for Kia?

Friday, July 15th, 2016
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3 Great Eco-Friendly Kia Vehicles

Kia and Hyundai have unveiled a bold new plan. They have pledged that over the next three model years, there would be at least seven new battery electrified models and one fuel cell vehicle.

The strategy includes four hybrids, two plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) and a battery electric vehicle (BEV) for the U.S. market. All seven battery utilizing cars are scheduled to launch between the 2016 and 2018 model years. This is an exciting and aggressive plan considering Toyota took 15 years between introducing the Prius and offering its first plug-in version.

Kia is looking to double its green car lineup by 2020. Kia will be going from  4 to 11 eco-friendly models, here are 3 great eco-friendly Kia Vehicles. (more…)

What’s the difference between the LX and EX trim levels on the 2016 Kia Forte?

Friday, July 15th, 2016
2016 Kia Forte Trim Levels

2016 Kia Forte Trim Levels

The 2016 Kia Forte is a compact car. It is available in two trim levels, the LX and the EX. Now that might not sound too exciting, so let’s take a closer look. Not only does this car offer a lot of great standard features and a really comfortable cabin, but it also comes in a choice of sedan, hatchback and coupe. And you can get all of that at a great price to boot! Let’s take a closer look at the 2016 Kia Forte Trim Levels. (more…)

What is UVO?

Thursday, July 7th, 2016
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Four great things about Kia Uvo

Simply put, Uvo is the Kia Motors infotainment system. Maybe we should start with what an infotainment system is. Infotainment is another way of saying an in-car entertainment and information system. It refers to all the hardware and software that delivers audio and visual information. That information could be a hit song or directions to job interview.

Uvo is Kia’s very own proprietary infotainment system. And in case you are wondering what the word Uvo means, well it’s just short for “your voice”. This is because Uvo can accept and act on voice commands. Pretty cool, huh? Here are 4 great things about Kia Uvo. (more…)