Cool Car Air Conditioning

June 6th, 2022 by
air conditioning

There’s nothing better than a cool car with air conditioning in good working order on a hot Charleston day. The Lowcountry summer heat is here. The optimal performance of your vehicle’s air conditioner is essential. We recommend checking the system every two to three years and having a air conditioning tune-up performed. Over time, the…

Celebrate Car Care Month

April 6th, 2022 by
Car Care Month

Kia Country of Charleston celebrates Car Care Month each April. It gives us a chance to focus on important service and maintenance functions, and share basic need-to-know owner information. Be sure to follow us on Facebook, and look for service-related email campaigns and weekly blog posts. As always, we celebrate Car Care Month with additional…

Kia Key Fobs

March 29th, 2022 by
key fobs

Kia Key fobs control various functions on your vehicle. More and more of our model lineup comes with push button start, remote start and a Smart key fob. All push button starts have a smart fob. Learn about fob functions and what to do if the fob battery dies. Fob Functions Press the lock button…

Spring Maintenance Tips

March 17th, 2022 by
SERVICE

These spring maintenance tips will get your car in shipshape condition and ready for warm-weather fun. Spring is the perfect time to have preventative maintenance performed on your vehicle. OIL CHANGE Not surprisingly spring and summer can be cause for a build-up of additional debris and dust in your vehicle. Dry dusty roads, rain, insects,…

Perfectly Parts

April 8th, 2021 by

What makes a perfect parts operation? People. Kia Country’s Parts team had a record-breaking March. Given a difficult economy and a relatively new team, it is an outstanding achievement. Meet Justin Mallard, Parts Manager and Maureen “Mo” Alborez, a Parts Specialist who took the helm less than three months ago.  Some people have mojo; we…

Filling Up with the Wrong Gas

March 4th, 2021 by

Filling up with the wrong gas is a fairly common mistake. Most gas stations offer regular, mid-level and premium gas which is based on the octane rating.  Many believe that using a higher-octane fuel will improve your car’s performance. This is not true. It should not cause damage either;  but it is important to use…

COVID Causes Auto Inventory Shortages

February 17th, 2021 by

COVID has caused automotive inventory shortages across brands and borders. Kia is among those experiencing inventory issues. Chronic shortages are being caused by a number of factors: Shutdowns of manufacturing operations Shortages of critical and non-critical parts and components Interruptions to the supply chain Transportation delays We are seeing problems across the industry. Many manufacturers…

Kia Country Named Dealer of Year

January 28th, 2021 by

Kia Country of Charleston has been awarded DealerRater’s  2021 Dealer of the Year Award, which recognizes auto dealerships across the U.S. and Canada who deliver outstanding customer service, based on consumer reviews. This the 5th time, Kia County has won the prestigious award. Kia Country also earned its 6th Consumer Satisfaction Award which recognizes top…

Wiper Blade Performance

January 21st, 2021 by

Proper wiper performance and visibility is critical when you are on the road and even more so in inclement weather. When was the last time you changed your wiper blades? If you can’t remember, it is probably time. Specifically designed for optimal performance, Genuine Kia wiper blades maintain Kia’s factory safety standards. Wear Indicator—An innovative color-coded…

Brake Fluid 101

January 11th, 2021 by

It’s Brake Fluid 101–all you need to know to protect your brakes. Changing brake fluid is a service that is seldom requested by customers or seldom offered by us. It is an often-neglected maintenance item. Most shops inspect brake fluid level and top off as needed. At Kia Country, we not only check the fluid…

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