Women’s World Car of the Year

March 21st, 2023 by
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The Kia Niro has been named the 2023 Women’s World Car of the Year (WWCOTY). The car earned “Urban Car of the Year” from WWCOTY earlier this year. At the event, the panel recognized the Niro as the “Supreme Winner”. The Niro beat out five other category winners and impressed the judges with its state-of-the-art…

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…

Eco-Minded 2023 Niro

October 4th, 2022 by
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The eco-minded 2023 Niro debuted at the New York Auto Show earlier this year.  The second-generation Niro has been designed from the ground up to meet and exceed the expectations of eco-minded consumers. With striking styling cues and a commitment to sustainability and connectivity throughout, the 2023 Niro offers three highly efficient, electrified powertrains: hybrid…

What’s New at Kia

September 15th, 2022 by
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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…

Save Money at the Pump

April 13th, 2022 by

Kia’s ever-expanding lineup of hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and electric vehicles makes it easy to save money at the pump. Niro Hybrid— Modern hybrid technology with a sleek new look, bringing the efficiency of a hybrid to a fun-to-drive crossover. (50 combined MPG) Niro PHEV–Plug into a drive that bridges the gap between hybrid and fully…

Kia CPO Fills Inventory Gap

January 5th, 2022 by
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New Kia inventory is at its lowest in 15 months and Kia Certified Pre-owned (CPO) vehicles are filling the inventory gap for both us and our customers.  We are getting inventory every week, but not enough to satisfy all requests.  This demand is making it difficult for customers to find and drive the vehicles they…

Goodbye 2021, Hello 2022

December 20th, 2021 by

Goodbye, 2021 We look forward to saying goodbye to 2021 and hello to 2022. It’s an annual rite of passage. This year was marked by industry-wide inventory shortages.  We faced challenges in both service and sales. It’s difficult to repair cars when you can’t get the parts and it’s difficult to sell cars when your…

Three Niro Models

July 8th, 2021 by

Kia offers three distinct Niro models. 2021 Kia Niro Hybrid 2021 Kia Niro PHEV 2020 Kia Niro EV The Niro comes in a trio of engine options. What is the difference between a hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and electric vehicle? A hybrid vehicle is a gas-first engine. The lithium-ion battery is charged by the operation of…

Best Cars for Graduates

May 26th, 2020 by

What are the best cars for high school and college graduates? There are some common denominators that make sense for drivers in this age group. Most important among them are: Affordability. Many are looking at college tuition or paying off college loans or may be just starting a career. There are really good cars at…

Kia Turns Heads at NYIAS

April 24th, 2019 by
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Kia has turned heads at the 2019 New York International Auto Show (NYIAS) which is being held April 10-28. NYIAS is the nation’s largest and oldest auto show dating back to 1900. Nearly, 1000 cars and trucks are being showcased, as well as, automotive trends and innovation. Kia is spotlighting a special edition Kia Stinger…

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