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…

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…

2024 Sportage

August 9th, 2023 by

The 2024 Sportage is arriving with mindful updates, including exterior and interior safety additions. Rear (second row, seat-mounted) airbags and LED (projection type) headlights are now standard. All trim levels now feature a 2.5L GDI SULEV30 engine. The SX AWD trim level is no longer available. The new Sportage will deliver a diverse lineup of…

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…

2023 Kia Sportage Tops Segment

February 22nd, 2023 by

The compact SUV category is a packed field, but the 2023 Kia Sportage tops the segment nabbing the coveted Utility Vehicle of the Year in the 2023 AutoGuide Awards. The 2023 Sportage underwent a significant change. Developed as part of Kia’s new global brand transformation, “Movement that Inspires,” the 2023 Sportage subcompact SUV delivers more…

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…

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…

Matte Paint Care Instructions

May 10th, 2022 by
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Kia entered the luxury paint world which means matte paint and matte paint means special care instructions.  Many luxury brands like BMW and Mercedes offer special paints to create unique, exclusive looks. Matte paint finishes are usually only offered on specific upgraded models. The 2022 Kia EV6 and the all-new 2023 Kia Sportage Hybrid offer…

Kia Made in America

March 24th, 2022 by
Kia Georgia

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 News Factoids

March 2nd, 2022 by
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See below for the latest Kia News Factoids. In the midst of a pandemic, historic inflation, surging fuel prices, and Russian aggression; Kia America is still moving forward.  Still considered by many a “challenger” brand, they are setting the pace for growth and product development across the US and the world. Kia is the first…

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