Kia Country Scores 8th Win

March 8th, 2023 by
Dealer of the Year

Kia Country of Charleston has been awarded a 2023 Dealer of the Year Award (DOTY) by DealerRater, a leading car dealer review, and reputation management platform.  The DOTY Award recognizes auto dealerships across the U.S. and Canada that consistently exceed consumer expectations across all dimensions of the dealership experience, including speed, transparency, trade-in, financing experiences,…

2023 Award Season

February 15th, 2023 by
Kia Awards

The Golden Globes, the Grammys, SAG, the Oscars… it’s the 2023 award season. Awards are not just for celebrities. The major automotive awards are also bestowed this time of year. Manufacturers and dealers hope for brand, model, and dealership awards. The most important automotive awards carry weight with consumers and translate into a definitive sales…

Kia Country Turns 20

January 5th, 2023 by
20th anniversary

Kia Country of Charleston celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. Located on Savannah Highway in West Ashley, Kia Country will mark the milestone with customer promotions, contests, and a spring anniversary event. Kia Country’s many accomplishments include being named Dealer Rater’s South Carolina Dealer of the Year, in seven out of the last eight years,…

Hurricane Ian & Used Cars

October 6th, 2022 by
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Hurricane Ian will have some lasting effects on used cars for sale. One you may not consider is the influx of partially flooded cars in the marketplace. Most cars that get flooded out get totaled out and crushed by insurance companies.  They aren’t an issue. The concern is the cars that got wet inside but…

Favorable New Car Prices

May 24th, 2022 by
car prices

Kia Country offers favorable new car prices in a difficult and competitive environment. New car prices have risen 12.5% since January 2021. Driven by a chip shortage that has impacted global manufacturing, production, and supply, the average new car price is just above $47K according to Consumer Reports.  Edmunds.com estimates that 82% of all new…

2022 Kia Stinger vs. 2022 BMW 4 SERIES GRAN COUPE

March 17th, 2022 by

If you’re looking for a luxury sports sedan, the 2022 Kia Stinger and the 2022 BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe are must-see considerations. Let’s see how these two powerhouse vehicles stack up. In one corner, the Korean “movement that inspires” Kia pitted against German-built “ultimate driving machine” from BMW. 2022 KIA STINGER The 2022 Kia Stinger boasts…

EV Charging at Kia Country

March 3rd, 2022 by
EV Charger

EV charging has arrived at Kia Country. This is at least our third blog post on EVs and EV charging. Because EV charging is so top of mind and a popular topic revolving around any EV discussion. We now have fully operational Level 2 and Level 3 chargers at the dealership.  The Level 2 charger…

Charging An EV

February 8th, 2022 by
ev charging

Charging an EV is one of the biggest concerns potential electric vehicle buyers may have. At one time that may have been a legitimate concern, but owners no longer need to worry. Kia America forged an agreement with ChargePoint, a top-rated, smart Level 2 Home Charger for Kia EV and PHEV vehicles. This product allows…

2022 DealerRater SC Dealer of Year

February 3rd, 2022 by
DOTY BLOG COVER

 Kia Country of Charleston has been awarded a 2022 Dealer of the Year Award in South Carolina by DealerRater, a leading review and reputation management platform and company of Cars.com Inc. (NYSE: CARS.) Dealerships across the U.S. and Canada are evaluated first-hand by shoppers and report best-in-class in customer service, quality of work, friendliness, pricing,…

Plug in to the Future

January 19th, 2022 by
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Kia will plug into the future with the introduction of the EV6 later this month. Kia’s strategy is aimed at establishing a leadership position in the automotive industry rooted in mobility services, vehicle electrification connectivity, and autonomy. By the end of 2025, Kia plans to offer a full line-up of 11 battery electric vehicles (BEV)….

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