Considerations Before Buying Used

December 22nd, 2022 by
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Used car prices spiked in 2021 and through the first half of this year due to supply and demand problems with new cars.  Microchip shortages and shipping delays limited new car availability. The good news—new car availability improved in the second half of this year. As a result, used car prices have fallen somewhat. Buying…

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…

Kia CPO Fills Inventory Gap

January 5th, 2022 by
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New Kia inventory is at its lowest in 15 months and Kia Certified Pre-owned (CPO) vehicles are filling the inventory gap for both us and our customers.  We are getting inventory every week, but not enough to satisfy all requests.  This demand is making it difficult for customers to find and drive the vehicles they…

2023 Kia Sportage

November 9th, 2021 by

The 5th generation 2023 Kia Sportage represents a significant change. The Sportage is Kia’s oldest nameplate. Developed as part of Kia’s new global brand transformation, “Movement that Inspires,” the 2023 Kia Sportage subcompact SUV delivers for adventurous and eco-conscious drivers. Kia’s “Opposites United” design philosophy blends futuristic yet rugged design elements and the new Sportage…

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…

Tax Refunds and Cars

March 17th, 2020 by

According to the Wall Street Journal, a third of all Americans spend their tax refund on a car or auto-related purchase. The average refund is $3000 which can be used as a down payment on a new car, to lease a new vehicle with a lower monthly payment or buy an inexpensive used car. You…

Stress-Free Car Shopping

November 5th, 2019 by

Most people say car shopping is stressful but we believe that buying a car should be a great experience. Many find the dealership experience uncomfortable and unpleasant. This is a perception that we work hard to change each and every day. Most people tell us that they want a quick and easy experience and that…

Six Secrets to Buying a Reliable Used Car

January 29th, 2019 by

There are tried and true secrets to buying a reliable used car. Dealers routinely buy pre-owned cars via customer trade-ins and at auction so we know how to spot a good vehicle and we want to share that knowledge with you. You are going to Love Our Used Car Sale, February 1-6th. This is still…

Used Car Blowout Sale Event

January 2nd, 2019 by
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Kia Country is starting 2019 with a Humongous Used Car Blowout Sales Event, January 3-11. Here’s what you can expect: High-quality inventory—SUVs, trucks, & cars. All makes and models all which have passed our rigorous 141-point inspection or our industry-leading Certified Pre-Owned Kia program. Unbeatable Deals—Starting at only $5000, with a selection under $10,000. Each…

Buying Used? Dealership or Private Party?

October 18th, 2018 by
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Is it better to buy a used car from a dealership or a private party? Many assume they will get a better deal buying from a private party, but learn how to compare the advantages of each.         Dealership A dealership’s reputation is at stake on every transaction. You can check a…


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