How to Care for your Car Battery

April 26th, 2024 by

Caring for the lifespan of your car’s battery is an ongoing job, but not many car owners make the time or effort to do so. So today, we’re here to inform you how to extend the life of your car’s battery, whether your car is fully electric or a traditional gas engine. If your battery…

How to Clean Foggy Headlights

April 23rd, 2024 by

Having clear and bright headlights is essential for safe night-time driving. Over time, the material that makes up headlight covers can break down in the sun and cloud over. This can heavily impact nighttime visibility when you’re relying on your headlights to give a clear view of the road ahead of you. Most people assume…

Preventing Uneven Tire Tread Wear

April 19th, 2024 by

During Car Care Month, there is perhaps no more important part of your car than the tires. Constantly in contact with the ground, tires are the heart of what makes your vehicle work and operate safely. So preventing uneven tire tread wear on them is a vital thing, and we’re here to explain how you…

Must-Have Equipment for DIY Auto Repairs

April 11th, 2024 by

Car care month means more than just getting your vehicle into the shop for discounted maintenance. At Kia Country of Charleston, we also believe owners should dedicate this time to stocking up on equipment for DIY repairs that don’t justify bringing your car to service every time. To start, let’s run through some tools that…

What to do when Your Car Model Gets Recalled

April 5th, 2024 by

Vehicle recalls are a common thing. If you’ve recently discovered that there is a current recall for a car model that you own, but are unsure what to do next, we’ve got you covered. We’re here to walk you through the process of identifying if the recall affects you and what to do if it…

Benefits of Getting your Car Serviced at a Dealership

March 19th, 2024 by

When looking to get their vehicle serviced, most owners are faced with the choice of going to a mechanic or to a dealership’s service department. There are a few clear benefits to bringing your car to a dealership for service. So today, we’re breaking down what these reasons are and how Kia Country of Charleston’s…

7 Tips to Prepare your Car for Spring

March 6th, 2024 by

Now that the Winter months are coming to a close, warmer and rainier weather is coming, and so is the need for proper Spring vehicle care. Spring is a perfect time to put in the work to keep your vehicle running as good as new. Think of it as Spring cleaning for your yearly maintenance…

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…

7 Easy DIY Car Repair Fixes

February 2nd, 2024 by

At Kia Country of Charleston, our service department is prepared to assist you with any repair or replacement your car needs. But not every issue is worthy of bringing your car into the shop, so here are some repair tasks that, with the right guidance and knowledge, you can take care of yourself. Replace your…

Tips for Driving in Hazardous Weather

January 9th, 2024 by

Here in the Lowcountry, inclement weather can lead to hazardous travel conditions at any time of year. Being aware of when roads are hazardous and adjusting your driving is crucial to your safety and the safety of your car. Researchers estimate that almost 1,235,000 car accidents occur each year because of adverse weather, according to…

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