How to Care for your Car Battery

April 26th, 2024 by

Caring for the lifespan of your car’s battery is an ongoing job, but not many car owners make the time or effort to do so. So today, we’re here to inform you how to extend the life of your car’s battery, whether your car is fully electric or a traditional gas engine. If your battery…

Preventing Uneven Tire Tread Wear

April 19th, 2024 by

During Car Care Month, there is perhaps no more important part of your car than the tires. Constantly in contact with the ground, tires are the heart of what makes your vehicle work and operate safely. So preventing uneven tire tread wear on them is a vital thing, and we’re here to explain how you…

Benefits of Getting your Car Serviced at a Dealership

March 19th, 2024 by

When looking to get their vehicle serviced, most owners are faced with the choice of going to a mechanic or to a dealership’s service department. There are a few clear benefits to bringing your car to a dealership for service. So today, we’re breaking down what these reasons are and how Kia Country of Charleston’s…

7 Tips to Prepare your Car for Spring

March 6th, 2024 by

Now that the Winter months are coming to a close, warmer and rainier weather is coming, and so is the need for proper Spring vehicle care. Spring is a perfect time to put in the work to keep your vehicle running as good as new. Think of it as Spring cleaning for your yearly maintenance…

Maintaining and Electric Vehicle: A Comparison

February 29th, 2024 by

If you’ve owned a conventional gas-powered car, you’re familiar with the typical maintenance that is required to keep it on the road. There are engine oil and filter replacements every 3,000 to 5,000 miles, tire rotations, and new tires when needed, the brake pads, and eventually, rotors. You often have to check all the fluids…

7 Easy DIY Car Repair Fixes

February 2nd, 2024 by

At Kia Country of Charleston, our service department is prepared to assist you with any repair or replacement your car needs. But not every issue is worthy of bringing your car into the shop, so here are some repair tasks that, with the right guidance and knowledge, you can take care of yourself. Replace your…

Top 3 Reasons Your Car Needs a Tune-Up

January 4th, 2024 by

A regular vehicle tune-up is just as important as getting your oil changed or tires rotated, however not everyone makes a point to get a tune-up often enough. The benefits that your car will see from getting a regularly scheduled tune-up are expansive. We’re here to break it down and let you know about the…

Protecting your Car’s Resale Value

December 20th, 2023 by

Protecting a vehicle’s value begins from day one, even that special holiday car that you just gifted or received. Getting a new car is exciting, so the last thing you’ll be thinking about around the holidays is how to preserve the car’s value, but that doesn’t make it any less important. Actions you take now…

Understanding EV Maintenance

November 1st, 2023 by

Whether you’ve picked up one of Kia’s excellent, currently available electric vehicles, or if you’ve snagged yourself a reservation for the upcoming EV9, there are things you need to learn if it’s your first fully electric vehicle. Even though the car may have fewer mechanical moving parts than a traditional gasoline-powered vehicle, EVs still require…

Car Care Month: Maintenance Mileage Checklist

October 23rd, 2023 by

Whether you’ve recently purchased a new or used vehicle, it’s important to know the stages of mileage in which certain maintenance items should be addressed. The checklist we’ll explore today, as we close out Fall Car Care Month, includes major milestones, and minor ones within those. Though some tasks may seem more costly and won’t…

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