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…

Social Media Challenge Drives Kia Thefts

August 9th, 2022 by
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Kia Boyz, a tutorial video and social media challenge posted on TikTok and YouTube has caused an increase in Kia and Hyundai thefts. The video shows thieves how to break the under-dash panel and use a USB cord to start the car. Kia has responded by saying, “All 2022 models and trims have an immobilizer…

Kia Forte Earns Top Ranking

June 30th, 2022 by
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The Kia Forte earned the top ranking in the J.D. Power 2022 U.S. Initial Quality Study (IQS) for the fourth consecutive year. The annual report analyzed responses from 84,165 respondents with regard to 189 vehicle models across 26 segments. Vehicles were evaluated on driving experience, engine and transmission performance, and a broad range of quality…

Customer Satisfaction with EV Apps

May 26th, 2022 by

Customer satisfaction with EV Apps was recently evaluated by J.D. Power who conducted the U.S. OEM EV App Benchmark Survey. The study found the user experience lacking. “For the most part, owners are still very dissatisfied with the functionality and speed of the EV apps that are on the market,” said Jason Norton, senior manager of global automotive…

Introducing the 2023 Sportage Hybrid

April 14th, 2022 by

Kia Country of Charleston will be introducing the 2023 Sportage Hybrid (HEV) to our EV/Hybrid model lineup this month. With a best-in-class 227 Turbo Charged Hybrid powertrain, best-in-class estimated 43 MPG combined, an available 12.3-inch Dual Panoramic Display and a premium interior, the Sportage Hybrid is destined to become the frontrunner in this segment. CarBuzz…

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 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…

2022 Kia Stinger vs. 2022 Genesis G70

February 24th, 2022 by
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If you’re looking for a luxury sports sedan, the 2022 Kia Stinger and 2022 Genesis G70 are worth your consideration. While they may not have the badge recognition of their German competitors, they are both excellent sports sedans. The Stinger and the Genesis G70 actually have a lot in common, but they also have differences…

2022 DealerRater SC Dealer of Year

February 3rd, 2022 by
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 Kia Country of Charleston has been awarded a 2022 Dealer of the Year Award in South Carolina by DealerRater, a leading review and reputation management platform and company of Cars.com Inc. (NYSE: CARS.) Dealerships across the U.S. and Canada are evaluated first-hand by shoppers and report best-in-class in customer service, quality of work, friendliness, pricing,…

Major Mileage Service: 30K Miles

January 27th, 2022 by
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Kia Country recommends the first major mileage service at 30K miles. Why Is It Important? Routine car maintenance is essential to keep your vehicle running smoothly.  If you have kept up with our recommended maintenance schedule such as oil changes, you will see that those services are incorporated into the 30K mile service and will…

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