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…

Understanding Your Vehicle’s Transmission

August 23rd, 2022 by
transmisssion

A transmission service is not routine maintenance and is something that may be easily overlooked. In fact, depending on which Kia model you drive, we recommend the service at either 60K or 100K miles. A transmission service is a complete fluid exchange. On certain models, a machine is used to cycle all the old fluid…

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…

Kia 2023 Model Updates

August 17th, 2022 by

We love getting new or updated Kia models in stock. The Kia Soul and K5 are both here and we are still waiting for our first allotment of the all-new 2023 Sportage PHEV. Follow us on Facebook and be the first to know when it arrives. 2023 Sportage Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV) Today, Kia announced pricing…

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,…

Social Media Challenge Drives Kia Thefts

August 9th, 2022 by
theft blog

Kia Boyz, a tutorial video and social media challenge posted on TikTok and YouTube has caused an increase in Kia and Hyundai thefts. The video shows thieves how to break the under-dash panel and use a USB cord to start the car. Kia has responded by saying, “All 2022 models and trims have an immobilizer…

4 Steps to the Perfectly Washed Car

August 3rd, 2022 by
car wash

4 Steps to the Perfectly Washed Car is the first of five blog posts 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 first of this series, we will look at the important car washing basics to know and…

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