Auto Loans & Rising Interest Rates

July 13th, 2022 by
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Interest rates are rising which will impact car buyers that plan to finance. The good news is that it will not affect existing loan holders. The bad news is that the Federal Reserve predicts as many as seven rate increases in 2022. Such increases will affect both new and used vehicles. In truth, vehicle loan…

Finance for First Time Buyers

March 8th, 2022 by
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Finance for first-time buyers may be confusing. Being armed with accurate financial information and understanding financing options will help you make decisions that are in your best interests. Buying and owning a car is a major financial commitment. Beyond the sticker price, you will be responsible for gas, maintenance, insurance, registration, title, tags, and anything…

2022 Kia Stinger vs. 2022 Genesis G70

February 24th, 2022 by
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If you’re looking for a luxury sports sedan, the 2022 Kia Stinger and 2022 Genesis G70 are worth your consideration. While they may not have the badge recognition of their German competitors, they are both excellent sports sedans. The Stinger and the Genesis G70 actually have a lot in common, but they also have differences…

Kia Road Hazard Tire and Wheel Protection Plan

February 1st, 2022 by

When you purchase a new or used car, you have the option of purchasing a Road Hazard Tire and Wheel Protection Plan. This 5-Year unlimited coverage plan provides you with free tire repair or replacement for 5 years from the time of purchase. For example, if you get a nail in your tire or hit a…

Plug in to the Future

January 19th, 2022 by

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)….

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…

Forte Forges New Identity

October 21st, 2021 by

The 2022 Kia Forte forges a new identity as it appears in showrooms this quarter. The midcycle refresh adds new design elements give the Forte a more aggressive stance. The interior improvements include modern cabin features and an optional 10.25” inch widescreen navigation display. The compact boasts six standard Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and…

2022 Sorento Plug-in Hybrid

October 5th, 2021 by
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Introducing the 2022 Sorento Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV). The Sorento PHEV offers the best of both worlds with the most powerful turbocharged hybrid powertrain in its class, ample seating and cargo space, standard all-wheel drive, and the longest EPA-estimated all-electric range of any 3-row SUV. With a starting MSRP of $44,490, the Sorento PHEV boasts a…

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…



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