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Two Kia Vehicles Named Best Cars for the $$ by US News & World Report

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018
Side exterior view of a black and red 2018 Kia Sorento

What Vehicles are the Best Cars for the Money?

U.S. News and World Report recently named the 2018 Kia Soul and the 2018 Kia Sorento as the Best Cars for the Money for the second year in a row.  The 2018 Kia Sorento was voted as the Best 3-Row SUV besting the likes of the Toyota Highlander and Hyundai Santa Fe, while the 2018 Kia Soul won for being the best Compact Car coming in ahead of the Honda Civic and the Hyundai Elantra.  U.S. News and World Report ranked vehicles in 14 different classes to determine which had the best combination of quality and value, and they measured these qualities with the help of TrueCar to determine overall value, and Vincentric to find out overall cost of ownership.  Take a closer look at why the 2018 Kia Sorento and the 2018 Kia Soul were picked as the Best Cars for the Money by U.S. News and World report right here. (more…)

Carolina Kia Exclusive: 2019 Kia Forte Sneak Peek

Thursday, January 18th, 2018
Driver's side exterior view of a red and a white 2019 Kia Forte

Exciting news out of the North American International Auto Show in Detroit this week, Kia delighted us with a sneak peek at the 2019 Forte.  The Kia Forte burst on to the automotive scene in 2008 and was an instant hit with its stylish good looks, economical engine, and affordable price range.  A recent redesign in 2012 saw even better than projected sales numbers, and in 2018 Kia unveiled the Third-Generation Kia Forte that has retained its affordability and efficiency while increasing exterior appeal and adding cutting-edge technology features to the interior.  Taking design cues from the Kia Stinger, the 2019 Kia Forte exhibits a sportier and more aggressive attitude.  Have a taste of all the delicious details about the 2019 Kia Forte and you’ll be coming back for seconds at its expected arrival date later this year. (more…)

What is the 2018 Kia Stinger?

Monday, April 3rd, 2017
2018 Kia Stinger front view with grille

2018 Kia Stinger release date

Kia is building a performance car and it’s called the Stinger. Find out when the 2018 Kia Stinger release date is along with all the other details that you have been wanting to know including engine specifications and transmission options. (more…)

High Point Easter activities and events in 2017

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
Easter Events in High Point

Easter events in High Point NC

If you are looking for some Easter fun this year, then you are in luck. There are plenty of Easter events in High Point, NC including Easter egg hunts and an Easter Buffet. This year Easter is on April 16th, but some events start already in March. Don’t worry it’s not too late, and we have all the best Easter events in High Point highlighted right here. (more…)

When Can I get the 2017 Kia Soul?

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016
2017 Kia Soul Release Date and Specs

2017 Kia Soul Release Date and Specs

The Kia Soul has won numerous accolades. It seems to be universally loved. So, how  much better could it possibly get? Well, we have some wonderful and exciting news. The 2017 Kia Soul is now Turbocharged! It boasts 201-horsepower. It is exceptionally fun to drive. So now, it has cargo space, safety awards and plenty of driving performance! (more…)

How cool is the 2016 Kia Soul?

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

2016 Kia Soul Named one of the 10 Coolest Cars

Kia has won a lot of awards in 2016. They won 2 J.D. Power awards for quality as well as making it into the top 100 of Interbrands Best Global Brands. Kia was pleased to the 74th place. 2016 was also a good year for the Kia Optima. The 2016 Kia Optima took home the top awards from the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety. Not too shabby! In fact, there’s a lot to be proud of.

All those awards are prestigious and highly esteemed. You know what else feels really good? Winning a fun award! That’s right winning an award for being cool! Now just because it’s fun doesn’t mean the competition wasn’t tough. Let’s take a look at what it means for the 2016 Kia Soul to be Named on the 10 Coolest Cars list. (more…)

What is the Carolina Kia Heart and Soul Club?

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

Carolina Kia Heart and Soul Club

People come from all over to experience the Carolina Kia difference. Carolina Kia is a family business with deep roots in our community.  Kia cars have won a number of awards. We are proud that our dealership and team have won multiple President’s Awards for customer service satisfaction. We like the awards, but what we like more is knowing that we did right by our customers. We are all about helping people.

One way we do this is through the Carolina Kia  Heart and Soul Club. Whenever you buy a new Kia vehicle from Carolina Kia you become a member of the Heart and Soul club. This club is a way for us to thank and to support our customers. (more…)

Kia Wins Two Spots in Parents Magazine top 10 Family Friendly Cars

Monday, June 6th, 2016
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What are the Most Family Friendly Cars in 2016 Kia line-up?

For the past nine years, Edmunds.com and Parents Magazine have teamed up to create a list of the best family cars. They look at a number of factors like style, drivability, and family friendliness. Carolina Kia is very proud that two Kia models; the Soul and the Optima were named in the top 10. (more…)

2017 Kia Sportage Earns IIHS Top Safety Pick+ Award

Thursday, May 26th, 2016
2016 kia sportage orange

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…)

Get Ready for a Bolder, More Stylish Cadenza

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016
2017 Kia Cadenza changes and features

2017 Kia Cadenza Changes and Features

Very few vehicles continue to impress drivers and experts quite like the Kia Cadenza. This vehicle made its debut and has been turning heads ever since the first one rolled off the production line. Kia has decided to up the ante for this year, and the manufacturer unveiled the all-new 2017 Kia Cadenza at the New York International Auto Show. There are a bunch of 2017 Kia Cadenza changes and features that we are looking forward to, so here are some of our favorites. (more…)