2022 Sorento Rules Midsize SUVs

September 20th, 2022 by
sorento

The 2022 Kia Sorento ticks all the boxes you could want in a midsize 3-row SUV. It’s super comfortable and has sleek styling, advanced technology, and firm performance. The Sorento comes in 5 trim levels and 10 colors. A rugged off-road X-line, AWD, and turbo are optional. The Sorento offers many creature comforts like an…

What’s New at Kia

September 15th, 2022 by
Kia Dealers Meeting

Last week, Steve Appelbaum, General Manager attended the Kia National Dealer Meeting in Las Vegas. This annual event gives dealers a firsthand look at new vehicles and insights from corporate leadership.   What new and exciting things does Kia have on the horizon? Here are Steve’s thoughts: 2023 Telluride – Refreshed and improved with new X-Pro trim is…

Battery Basics

September 14th, 2022 by

The car battery provides power to start a vehicle. It also powers lights, stereo, and other components. How long does a battery last? You may be surprised to know not for as long as you would think and not for as long as they used to. Batteries deteriorate over time and the lifespan is impacted by…

Inside the Shop

August 22nd, 2022 by

When you come in for vehicle maintenance or repair, you speak with one of our Service Consultants or Managers. You give them your key and then what happens? For Labor Day, we wanted to celebrate our technicians and look at what happens inside our shop. We are fortunate to have over 100 years of combined…

3 Steps to Trim Restoration

August 18th, 2022 by

3 Steps to trim restoration is the third of five DIY Detailer blogs including car washing basics, headlights, tires, trim restoration, and ceramic coating. In this installment, we show you the steps you can take to bring faded exterior plastic trim back to life. Many cars have black plastic trim on some parts of the…

4 Steps to Restore Headlights

August 11th, 2022 by

4 Steps to restore headlights is the second of five blogs that we will publish in August for the DIY Detailer. We will cover car washing basics, headlights, tires, trim restoration, and ceramic coating. In the second part of this series, we will show you the steps to keep your headlights looking new. Over time,…

Always Original: 2023 Kia Soul

July 18th, 2022 by

Since its introduction in 2008, the Kia Soul has been nothing if not always original. The 2023 Soul features updated design elements, a simplified lineup, and option packages loaded with technology and convenience. Choose from new two-tone color combinations and four trim levels. The 2023 Kia Soul starts at $19,790 before destination charges with the…

Cool Car Air Conditioning

June 6th, 2022 by
air conditioning

There’s nothing better than a cool car with air conditioning in good working order on a hot Charleston day. The Lowcountry summer heat is here. The optimal performance of your vehicle’s air conditioner is essential. We recommend checking the system every two to three years and having a air conditioning tune-up performed. Over time, the…

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…

Matte Paint Care Instructions

May 10th, 2022 by
MATTE PAINT

Kia entered the luxury paint world which means matte paint and matte paint means special care instructions.  Many luxury brands like BMW and Mercedes offer special paints to create unique, exclusive looks. Matte paint finishes are usually only offered on specific upgraded models. The 2022 Kia EV6 and the all-new 2023 Kia Sportage Hybrid offer…

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