2023 Award Season

February 15th, 2023 by
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The Golden Globes, the Grammys, SAG, the Oscars… it’s the 2023 award season. Awards are not just for celebrities. The major automotive awards are also bestowed this time of year. Manufacturers and dealers hope for brand, model, and dealership awards. The most important automotive awards carry weight with consumers and translate into a definitive sales…

2020 Special Edition Optima

January 28th, 2020 by

Kia has introduced a Special Edition trim package for the 2020 Optima sedan. In November, Kia announced that they would discontinue the EX and S trim levels. The Special Edition replaces those.  The Special Edition takes several design cues from the higher trim SX  level, including: 18-inch gloss black wheels, gloss black exterior mirror caps,…

2020 Automotive Outlook

December 31st, 2019 by

Increased automation and technology that will support further development of electric and autonomous vehicles Seamless connectivity between home, office/school and car. People want easy access to apps, music and entertainment and easy transition if they switch from one place to another. Infotainment systems will become standard on more vehicles vs. an upgrade A decrease in…

Memorial Day Sale

May 21st, 2019 by
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Kia Country’s Memorial Day Sale is one of the two best times of the year to reap savings on a new car. Why is Memorial Day so significant? Manufacturers are trying to push late model year inventory out to dealerships and dealers are trying to clear their lots of late model inventory to make room…

Kia Surround-View-Monitor

May 8th, 2019 by
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The Kia Surround View Monitor provides a virtual 360-degree view of your surroundings. It is one of our favorite Advanced Driver Assistance Technologies (ADAS).  By stitching together images from multiple cameras you’re able to see your own vehicle’s place among its surroundings. This makes backing up and precision parking or parallel parking even safer. At speeds…

Awards Season: Kia Models Winning Big

February 12th, 2019 by
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It is awards season in the automotive industry and Kia models are winning big at the industry’s top automotive shows and in the automotive press. These awards are an important recognition of the high quality of Kia vehicles—design, engineering, and safety. Best in Show, 2019 Detroit Auto Show, Cars.com 2020 Kia Telluride “After a day…

Year-End Best Car Deals

December 26th, 2018 by
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It is time to cash in on a year-end, best car deal. There are a few recognized holidays for scoring a great deal on a new car, but none of them compare the final week of the year. Discounts can fluctuate from month-to-month due to manufacturer rebates and dealer incentives. There is unanimous agreement, however,…

12 Days of Christmas Giveaways

December 13th, 2018 by
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As part of our efforts to #LightUptheHolidays, we are celebrating the 12 Days of Christmas featuring one of the “gifts” under our “tree” each day. It’s easy to win. Simply buy the featured item on its featured day and we will give you a gift of thanks. These gifts are in addition to our already…

Labor Day Car Sales Madness

August 29th, 2018 by

Is there really Labor Day car sales madness. In a word, yes. Why? Last year, Fortune Magazine called Labor Day the “car-shopping equivalent of Black Friday”. Because it is the only holiday until Black Friday, dealers are typically aggressive in closing deals. Kia Country started our Labor Day offers last weekend and has seen a huge boost…

Enhanced 2019 Kia Optima Offers Compelling Drive

August 13th, 2018 by
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A refreshed 2019 Kia Optima which debuted at the New York International Auto Show (NYAIS) offers a compelling drive. “Inspired to Move You”, the 2019 Optima is now available and places among the best of midsize sedans. The 2019 Optima enhancements include more Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), a new UVO infotainment strategy, ambient LED…

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