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From texts to emails, even drivers are expected to be connected and reachable at all times. Not only is using a phone while driving widely illegal, it’s incredibly unsafe. Kia is helping drivers overcome that challenge by offering Apple CarPlay in many of its vehicles, which allows drivers to access the most-used apps on their iPhones without losing focus on the road. Our team at Carolina Kia is going to show drivers how to pair an iPhone with Kia Apple CarPlay to keep travelers connected, yet in control behind the wheel. (more…)
10 lifesavers to keep in your car
We may never know when we are going to find ourselves stranded or in a broken down car. Sure, we all work to maintain our car, but sometimes things out of our control happen and they call those things emergencies because they are unpredictable and have the potential to be debilitating.
Fast and Easy Credit Approval at Carolina Kia in High Point NC
Sometimes things happen in life that we don’t expect, or maybe we hit a rough patch. It happens, and at Carolina Kia we understand that it can happen. You may be concerned that because of your credit history you may not be eligible for a loan which would make it possible for you to get a car. Let us work with you to help you get approved. Here is some information on fast and easy credit approval at Carolina Kia in High Point NC. (more…)
Does warming up your engine help?
When winter comes to the mountains and the temperatures dip, there are things we can do to drive more safely. We may want to check our tires if they are all-season tires, or we may want to put snow tires on our vehicles. It’s also important to make sure wiper blades are in good shape. What about day to day car for your car in the winter? Does warming up your engine really help? (more…)
5 Gift Ideas for your Car Crazy Friend
It’s that time of year, gift giving time! Are you stumped, need a few good ideas? We are here to help. Here are 5 gift ideas that may not have thought of for your car-crazy friend. They are all different prices too! Let’s take a look. (more…)
There are all sorts of things in life meant to make our life simpler. Like take the garage opener, if you have one you don’t have to step out into the heat or brave the ice and cold. Instead, you drive right up to your garage and with a click of the button the door opens. That’s if you remember the opener and if the opener has fresh batteries. If not, simple quickly becomes frustrating. Let’s take a minute to better understand how programming Homelink works. (more…)
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…)
How to save money on gas
5 Pointers for Getting the most out of your test drive
It’s easy to fall in love with an image of a car –but, how does it fit into your lifestyle? The best way to find out it to take it out for a spin. Let’s take a look at 5 Pointers for getting the most out of your test drive. (more…)
When to fill your fuel tank
We are all guilty of it-running our vehicle on fumes and just barely making it to the gas station. Did you know that running your vehicle on empty is a big no-no? Not only will you and your 2017 Kia Forte have to endure the “push of shame” to the nearest gas station, but you could cause some serious damage to your Kia that could cost A LOT more than it would have if you’d just filled up the tank in the first place! Find out when to fill your fuel tank in order to protect yourself, your Kia, and your wallet. (more…)