Get Pre-Approved for Car Loan

September 22nd, 2021 by
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Ask Zola Should I get pre-approved for a car loan? There are advantages to getting pre-approved. It will help you establish a realistic budget with a monthly payment that you can afford before you visit the dealership. It also allows you to see the total cost of the vehicle with interest so you know exactly…

Beware of Flood-Damaged Vehicles

September 9th, 2021 by

If you are in the market for a pre-owned vehicle you need to beware of flood-damaged vehicles. New vehicle shortages have increased used car demand. Kia Country does not sell flood-damaged vehicles. Our Kia Trained and Certified technicians know how to spot flood damage and/or a coverup and all vehicles that are traded in go through…

How Much Can I Afford?

August 11th, 2021 by
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How Much Can I Afford? Buying a car is an expensive proposition. The average cost of a new car is $40,000 and used car prices are up about 30% this year due to vehicle shortages and demand. It is important to know how much you can afford and set a budget before you step into…

Vehicle Inventory Shortage Solutions

August 5th, 2021 by
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Kia Country combats vehicle inventory shortages with customer-first solutions that work.  I’m sure you have heard the gloom and doom, there are no cars stories. No worries. Inventory is my problem. My job is to get you the car you want and a deal you can afford.   And that’s just what we do at…

Three Niro Models

July 8th, 2021 by
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Kia offers three distinct Niro models. 2021 Kia Niro Hybrid 2021 Kia Niro PHEV 2020 Kia Niro EV The Niro comes in a trio of engine options. What is the difference between a hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and electric vehicle? A hybrid vehicle is a gas-first engine. The lithium-ion battery is charged by the operation of…

2022 Kia Stinger

June 30th, 2021 by
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Revamped, the 2022 Kia Stinger takes it up a notch.  When the Kia Stinger debuted in 2017, it challenged German sports sedans and pushed boundaries in style, performance and engineering. New exterior design details offer a more upscale look and performance has been enhanced with a more powerful standard engine. The 2022 Stinger is available…

2022 Kia Model Updates

June 22nd, 2021 by

Kia updates some of its most popular models for 2022. Although these are considered carryover models, you will find new trim levels, technology, and option packages. 2022 Kia Telluride The Telluride maintains its bold style. It adds the new Kia badging and a slightly redesigned radiator grille. Inside, Kia’s award-winning SUV adds a larger 10.25-inch…

Chips, Dings, and Dents

June 1st, 2021 by
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Chips, dings, and dents are an inevitable part of car ownership. Cars are expensive and finding a blemish of any kind is frustrating. You can prevent damage to a degree and easily remedy. First, let’s differentiate between chips, dings, and dents. The primary difference is size. Rock chips are the most common cause of damage…

Consequences of Not Driving

May 25th, 2021 by
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Many people do not realize that there are negative consequences of not driving. With COVID, people worked from home and restricted their activity which meant cars sat cars idle. This is not ideal for your vehicle. Driving your vehicle keeps moving components properly lubricated and your battery charged. A vehicle that is not driven for…

Credit Scores & Car Loans

May 10th, 2021 by
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Ask Zola How does my credit score affect a car loan? Car buyers often do not understand the relationship between their credit score and ability to secure a car loan. Your credit score impacts not only your ability to secure a loan but the interest rate on the loan. What credit score do I need…

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