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Pothole Dangers

October 1st, 2020 by
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Pothole dangers–The Charleston area is notorious them. The American Automobile Association (AAA) estimates that there are $3B in annual damages from potholes and that they cost drivers an average of $300 per year. Potholes can cause damage to your vehicle including but not limited to: Tire and rim damage Loss of control Uneven tire wear…

Hurricane Preparedness

September 8th, 2020 by
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With two storms brewing in the Atlantic, it seems like a good time to revisit hurricane preparedness. You do not want to wait for an evacuation order before you get ready. First, you want to make certain that your vehicle is properly serviced. Inevitably, people start calling to schedule service just before a storm and…

Why Tire Month?

August 27th, 2020 by
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Why Tire Month? Each March and September, Kia Country sponsors Tire Month to help educate our customers on tire safety issues and help them save money on maintenance and replacement. Over 80% of the customers who come into our Service Department need one or more tire replaced. Only 19% have properly inflated tires. At best,…

Best Cars for Graduates

May 26th, 2020 by
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What are the best cars for high school and college graduates? There are some common denominators that make sense for drivers in this age group. Most important among them are: Affordability. Many are looking at college tuition or paying off college loans or may be just starting a career. There are really good cars at…

Kia Receives Six IIHS Top Safety Pick Ratings

February 20th, 2020 by
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The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) recently awarded 2020 Top Safety Pick (TSP) to the Kia Telluride, Sorento, Sportage, Soul, Stinger and Forte. These TSP ratings reflect Kia’s commitment to safety. IIHS evaluates crash readiness, build integrity and available standard safety systems. To qualify for IIHS 2020 Top Safety Pick, a vehicle must earn…

Seat Belts: 60 Years of Saving Lives

November 14th, 2019 by

It has been 60 years since Nils Bohlin, a mechanical engineer invented the three-point safety belt for Volvo. The seat belt was actually invented by George Cayley, an English engineer in the late 1800’s to keep pilots in their gliders. The first patented seat belt was created by Edward J. Claghorn in 1885 to protect…

Windshield Damage: Dangers and Fixes

October 17th, 2019 by

It does not take much to ding or crack a windshield. One rock or piece of flying debris and you’ve got damage. First it is important to know that a damaged windshield poses real danger. In addition to impaired visibility, crack creates weak spots in the tension of the glass and jeopardizes the structural integrity…

Rear Occupant Alert Systems Save Lives

September 10th, 2019 by
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System is Standard on All Telluride Models This month, Kia Motors together with members of the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers and the Association of Global Automakers ratified a voluntary commitment to make rear seat occupant warning systems standard or available in most vehicles by 2025. This technology is already standard on the 2020 Kia Telluride….

Driving in Fog

August 1st, 2019 by
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Driving in fog means reduced visibility. Why? What is fog? Fog is like a cloud at ground level. Like a cloud, it is made of water droplets that float just above the ground. Fog is common in areas with large bodies of water like Charleston. Between the ocean and rivers, you likely encounter fog fairly…

Service Before Summer Vacation

June 27th, 2019 by
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Hitting the road each summer is an annual rite of passage for many Americans. We recommend you service before your summer vacation. Although, we cannot guarantee you will not have any car problems, your changes are significantly better if you follow these pre-vacation  tips. Watch Meghan walk you through what you need to know. Call…

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