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…

Jumpstarting With an EV

February 16th, 2024 by

Jump-starting vehicles is a core aspect of vehicle ownership. Most people have inevitably been asked to jump-start another person’s car or had to ask for that help themselves. This aspect of ownership doesn’t change with an Electric Vehicle (EV). In fact, there are important things EV owners should know regarding jump-starts. Never use an electric…

Kia Unveils New EV Platform at CES 2024

January 12th, 2024 by

Kia America has officially unveiled the next evolution of its EV ecosystem at the 2024 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Kia has named this evolution “Platform Beyond Vehicle” (PBV) and is initially introducing a concept modular Kia PV5 as a part of the platform. In total, Kia America unveiled five Kia PBV concept…

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…

EV9 Developer Insights

December 15th, 2023 by

The Kia EV9, as the first electric three-row SUV produced in Korea, has captured the world’s attention. With its striking design, powerful capabilities, and family-focused functionality the EV9 proves that thoughtful design makes an impact. The Korean development team leaders behind the EV9 have shared their thoughts on what makes the vehicle special and what…

EV9 Earns Car and Driver Award Alongside Telluride

December 5th, 2023 by

The all-new 2024 EV9 has locked down another award in its first year on sale. Alongside the 2024 Telluride, the upcoming electric SUV has been named to Car and Driver’s 2024 10 Best Trucks and SUVs list. For the Telluride, this is the fifth consecutive year the vehicle has earned this award. The EV9 previously…

Why Holiday 2023 is the Right Time to Buy an EV

November 21st, 2023 by

The holidays are on our doorstep and car buyers are asking “Is now the right time to buy an Electric Vehicle?” The advancements in EV technology and state incentives are improving every year. For residents in South Carolina asking this question, the answer is an easy one. Yes, now IS the right time to enter…

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…

EV6 Recognized Among TIME’s Best Inventions of 2023

October 25th, 2023 by

The EV6 GT has received an honor alongside a swath of impressive products and ideas that debuted in 2023. Time’s Best Inventions of 2023 highlighted Kia’s EV6 GT within the transportation category, a spot it shares with only one other consumer vehicle. The list features 200 innovations the TIME editors have identified as “changing our…

2024 Seltos SX wins Affordable SUV Award

October 20th, 2023 by

The 2024 Kia Seltos SX has been named the winner of the 2023 Affordable SUV Challenge by Cars.com, where it beat five other popular subcompact SUVs priced around $30,000. The vehicle stood out among the pack with its zippy performance and received praise for its upscale interior and features that weren’t found in the other…

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