What is Torque-Vectoring AWD

February 22nd, 2024 by

While checking out Kia Country of Charleston’s online inventory, you may have noticed that a number of our vehicles feature “torque-vectoring all-wheel-drive”. This is a great feature that adds a great level of control to your car’s offroad handling. But what exactly is it, and what makes it better than traditional AWD? Torque Vectoring is…

Jumpstarting With an EV

February 16th, 2024 by

Jump-starting vehicles is a core aspect of vehicle ownership. Most people have inevitably been asked to jump-start another person’s car or had to ask for that help themselves. This aspect of ownership doesn’t change with an Electric Vehicle (EV). In fact, there are important things EV owners should know regarding jump-starts. Never use an electric…

2025 Kia Carnival Hybrid and K5 Revealed

February 12th, 2024 by

  As a part of the 2024 Chicago Auto Show, Kia has unveiled upcoming refreshes of the Carnival and K5. Highlighting the reveal is the Hybrid Powertrain version of the 2025 Kia Carnival, bringing the advanced fuel economy of hybrid vehicles to the minivan line. The updated K5 features new design elements both inside and…

Top 5 Unique Features of the EV9

January 26th, 2024 by

  The EV9 brings with it an impressive suite of features that highlight the futuristic nature of the vehicle. From the striking design and visuals to the premium comfort, the EV9 offers a special experience for both its driver and passengers. Many of these features and designs aren’t seen until you spend time in the…

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Kia Introduces New Theft Deterrent Device

January 2nd, 2024 by

Kia America has announced a new security measure to prevent vehicle theft of certain vulnerable models.  This is part of Kia’s continued support of car owners who may be affected by a string of thefts popularized by social media. Kia is providing an ignition cylinder protector, designed for vehicles that are not eligible for the…

Your Guide to EV Charging in Charleston

December 22nd, 2023 by

In early 2023, Charleston unveiled an ordinance to add more Electric Vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure throughout the city. This may take time to fully show its effects, but we’re already seeing a large number of EV charge stations around the Charleston area as we close out 2023. New owners of Kia’s EV9, EV6, or other…

EV9 Developer Insights

December 15th, 2023 by

The Kia EV9, as the first electric three-row SUV produced in Korea, has captured the world’s attention. With its striking design, powerful capabilities, and family-focused functionality the EV9 proves that thoughtful design makes an impact. The Korean development team leaders behind the EV9 have shared their thoughts on what makes the vehicle special and what…

Evolution of the Kia Sportage

December 11th, 2023 by

Kia vehicles have come a staggeringly long way since the corporation’s founding in 1944. One of the automobile manufacturer’s longest-standing car lines is the Sportage, which first arrived in 1995. It has become one of the most widely popular Kia models, so let’s take a look at how it has evolved over the years. When…

EV9 Earns Car and Driver Award Alongside Telluride

December 5th, 2023 by

The all-new 2024 EV9 has locked down another award in its first year on sale. Alongside the 2024 Telluride, the upcoming electric SUV has been named to Car and Driver’s 2024 10 Best Trucks and SUVs list. For the Telluride, this is the fifth consecutive year the vehicle has earned this award. The EV9 previously…

Snapshot Employee Spotlight: December 2023

November 30th, 2023 by

Here at Kia Country of Charleston, we have an incredible team of sales, service, and other staff. Diverse backgrounds and knowledge bases make for a staff that can assist any customer who walks into our doors. Today, we’re taking a look at what makes two sales staff members unique in the automotive industry. Will What’s…

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