Top Features of the New 2024 Sorento

March 14th, 2024 by

The Sorento has received a visual refresh for its 2024 outing, and it comes with notable upgrades that not all car shoppers might know about. These upgrades span both the exterior and interior, so let’s run through the top features of the new design that make this an exciting iteration of one of Kia’s best…

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…

Kia Unveils New Sorento and Concept EV Designs

November 17th, 2023 by

Kia America made a grand display this week at the opening of the Los Angeles Auto Show by debuting multiple new vehicles. New models within the Sorento line were unveiled, as well as concept designs for future All-Electric Vehicles, the EV3 and EV4. The new 2024 design for the Sorento brings a bold, striking character to…

Kia Responds to Vehicle Thefts

March 14th, 2023 by
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A YouTube challenge caused Kia & Hyundai thefts to surge in the past year by demonstrating how to break the under-dash panel and use a USB cord to start the car. Kia has issued Kia Anti-Theft Logic software updates for the Sorento, Sportage, K5, and Optima. This does NOT apply to all vehicles. If your…

Top 5 Year-End Car Buying Tips

December 7th, 2022 by
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Car buyers may face sticker shock looking for a new car, but these five tips will help you get the best deal before the end of the year. 1. Do Your Research Know what you are looking for, an estimated value for your trade, and a budget. Online shopping tools make it easy to compare…

2023 Kia Sorento

October 31st, 2022 by
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The 2023 Kia Sorento delivers improved packaging across all trim levels, but no significant model overhaul. Starting with the base LX trim, its roster of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) has been extended to include as standard: Blind Spot Collision-Avoidance (BCA) Rear Cross Traffic Collision Avoidance Safe Exit Assist All other trims gain convenience features…

2022 Sorento Rules Midsize SUVs

September 20th, 2022 by
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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…

Kia Made in America

March 24th, 2022 by
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Kia Georgia is the only Kia manufacturing plant in the U.S. and the only automaker in Georgia. The plant covers 2,200 acres with a total investment of $1.8 Billion. The plant manufactures four bestselling Kia models: the Telluride, Sorento, Sportage, and K5. Kia Georgia produces 340,000 vehicles a year, operating three shifts, 24 hours a…

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…

Facing the Vehicle Shortage

June 10th, 2021 by

Both dealerships and car buyers are facing vehicle shortages. The battle is real and is unlikely to end this year.  Some vehicle manufacturers are being hit harder than others, but almost all are facing production issues. What are the root causes? Component constraint such as chip shortages Raw material supply availability in steel and plastics…

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