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…

Major Mileage Service: 60K

April 26th, 2022 by

Kia Country recommends the second major mileage service at 60K miles. Why Is It Important? Routine car maintenance is essential to keep your vehicle running smoothly. We want to make sure you are provided the care and service to keep your investment in perfect shape. If you have kept up with our recommended maintenance schedule such…

Quick Primer: Cars and Ice

January 20th, 2022 by

With the impending forecast, we thought a quick primer on cars and ice might be in order. Thankfully, we do not have much ice in the Lowcountry and the length between storms may make it difficult to remember these safety tips. Windshield If you can keep your vehicle in a garage or sheltered location that…

Tire Rotation, Balance & Alignment

January 11th, 2022 by
tire alignment

Tire rotation, balance, and alignment are important to vehicle maintenance and performance. We routinely check your tire tread depth as part of our multi-point inspection on every service visit, but balancing and alignment require more. Tire Rotation Front tires generate more friction and therefore can wear more quickly. Rotating your tires, will prevent premature wear…

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…

Floodwater: Dangers & Safety Precautions

August 16th, 2021 by

Living in the Lowcountry means living with flooding. Floodwater is one of the most dangerous road hazards, yet it is so common in Charleston we may become complacent. As we head into prime hurricane season, we wanted to review dangers and safety precautions. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that over half…

2022 Kia Stinger

June 30th, 2021 by

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…

Nightfall Leads 2022 Sportage Lineup

May 4th, 2021 by

The popular Nightfall Edition highlights an unchanged but simplified 2022 Kia Sportage lineup for 2022. The Nightfall Edition replaces the S trim as a standalone package. The 2022 Sportage offers more tech and convenience features. The Sportage Nightfall Edition includes:  Panoramic Sunroof Black Roof Rails Special Black Badging Flat-Bottom Steering Wheel with Paddle Shifters SynTex Seating Materials…

Wiper Blade Performance

January 21st, 2021 by

Proper wiper performance and visibility is critical when you are on the road and even more so in inclement weather. When was the last time you changed your wiper blades? If you can’t remember, it is probably time. Specifically designed for optimal performance, Genuine Kia wiper blades maintain Kia’s factory safety standards. Wear Indicator—An innovative color-coded…

Pothole Dangers

October 1st, 2020 by

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…

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