Redesigned 2017 Kia Optima Hybrid Makes Eco-Friendly Elegant

December 12th, 2017 by
Optima Hybrid

The redesigned 2017 Kia Optima Hybrid makes eco-friendly positively elegant. “Not Your Average Midsize Sedan” is an apt tagline for a car that has outclassed the hybrid sedan competition in styling, safety, performance, and price.  There is a lot to love and excellent value. For those who do not want an SUV, the Optima Hybrid should…

Meet Our Team: Tim LeRay

December 7th, 2017 by
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Product Specialist, Tim LeRay a native of Bennington, Vermont was an accomplished silversmith for 38 years. Selling cars is what he decided to do for retirement fun and he does seem to enjoy himself. Favorite Kia Model and Why? The Kia Stinger–design and performance What is the Secret Sauce to Your Sales Success? I’m a…

Fix Dings and Scratches

December 7th, 2017 by
paint pen

If you drive your car, dings are inevitable, but Kia paint pens make it easy to fix dings and scratched. Paint pens are available for every color and model, easy to use and at a modest price of $14.99 it is worth it to keep one in your glove box. How to fix dings and…

Why a Turbo Engine?

November 30th, 2017 by
turbo soul

Why should you consider a turbo engine? The Kia Sorento, Sportage, Soul, Optima, and Stinger all have optional turbo engines on the top trim levels. Honeywell, a leading turbo supplier estimates that by 2020 39% of all vehicles sold will have a turbo engine. Essentially, a turbo engine provides increased acceleration and horsepower power and…

Kia Stinger: First Impressions

November 29th, 2017 by

Yesterday, the Kia Country sales team got up close and personal with the 2018 Kia Stinger GT. These are their first impressions. Since the Stinger made its debut at the Detroit Auto Show in January, we have been excited. It is a major evolution for Kia. We’ve ogled photos from around the globe, reveled in…

Improve Service Diagnostics

November 22nd, 2017 by

You can help improve service diagnostics and repairs and help us help you by learning to document any car problems you experience.  Our staff estimates that as many as 30% of customer reported problems cannot be replicated when the car is in the shop. If a technician cannot see or hear the problem, it makes…

Buy a Car on Black Friday

November 21st, 2017 by

Should you buy a car on Black Friday?  According to Edmunds, 15% of November car sales take place on Black Friday weekend.  Why? First, consumers expect Black Friday deals and car manufacturers have responded with incentives and rebates. says the deals on Sorento and Optima are two of the best car deals to be…

Service Coordinator Improves Customer Experience          

November 15th, 2017 by
Service Coordinator

Kia’s Service Centered Around You philosophy is central to our core values. To deliver on that promise, Kia Country has added a Service Coordinator to our team to improve the customer experience. Meet Meghan Dolan, a customer service veteran that has worked in the automotive world since 2015. “Due to the increased volume of business,…

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Kia Country Loyalty Program

November 14th, 2017 by

Kia Country’s Loyalty Program enables our customers to upgrade to a new Kia vehicle. Why trade up? New safety and technology improvements are added to Kia models at speeds never imagined in the past.  As with all current technological advancements, quality, safety, efficiency, and added value leap forward with each model year. This means more…

Meet Our Team: Dave Knight

November 8th, 2017 by
Dave Knight

Dave started selling Kia’s in 1999. He’s such a fan of the brand, he’s owned four. He is a big Gamecocks fan and also enjoys fishing, boating and spending time with his two daughters. What’s Your Favorite Kia Model and Why? Sorento—because of the versatility of a midsize SUV (I’ve owned four) What is the…

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