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Discover the Total Cost of Kia Ownership

For many people, as long as they can afford the monthly price of a car, they quickly neglect the total expenses involved with owning it. This tunnel vision only limits their financial ability in the long run, and therefore it’s helpful to reflect on the actual overall cost of owning a car.

Apart from the dealership-agreed price, one must consider the monthly costs of fueling the car, the insurance prices, regulatory charges, monthly fees for maintenance and repairs, among much more.

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Preparing for the End of Your Car Lease

Is the end of your car lease fast approaching? Leasing companies understand that the car could have had a few minor damages during the period. They should only charge for damages that cost more than the standard expected charges. Returning the car in good condition will significantly help reduce any associated charges.

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Traveling Safely During the Holiday Season

You might feel excited about all that is coming for you this holiday season, but it is important that you remember to be careful as you head off on a trip. If you are taking your car and going to visit friends or family this holiday season, make sure that you do all that you can to do that in a safe way.
  • Travel safely by avoiding cities during busy times of day. Schedule your trip to allow you to get through cities during slow times.
  • Travel safely by paying attention to what you are doing and to the drivers…
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Kelley Blue Book Takes a Look at the 2018 Stinger

As hard as it may be for some to believe, Kia is challenging the hierarchy of luxury sports sedans, as the 2018 Stinger takes on the best of the sedans from Europe. Intrigued, Kelley Blue Book's KBB.com recently gave the new vehicle a first review.

 

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The reviewer noted that the Stinger offers drivers advanced technologies, premium features and an engaging driving dynamic, all in attractively-designed body and at a more-than-reasonable price point.

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Remodeling the 5-Door Kia Rio

Feature Rich Compact

The Kia Rio gets a suite of innovative and advanced features including the UVO eServices which helps to minimize distraction for drivers when getting directions, sending and receiving messages, making calls, and listening to music with services like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

Other features include Available Emergency Braking, Electric Stability Control, Vehicle Stability Management, Hill-Start Assist Control, Remote Keyless Entry, and Rear Camera Display.

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Kia Commits $300,000 to Hurricane Relief Efforts

Earlier today, Kia Motors of America (KMA) reported that the company is donating up to $200,000 to the American Red Cross in an effort to assist the charity with its relief efforts in those parts of the United States that have been damaged by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Also, Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia (KMMG) is giving $100,000 to the American Red Cross to help with their efforts.

 

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Avoid Excessive Tire Wear with These Tips

If the tires on your beloved Kia are in poor shape, it puts a lot of other things at risk. Other parts of your vehicle, fuel economy, and safety features all suffer, so it's best practice to stay on top of tire maintenance to save yourself from unfortunate situations.

How do I know if my tires are in good shape?

Test the tread depth. There are a few different ways to do this, though one of our favorites is the Penny Test. If you can slide a coin top-first into your tire's tread and still see Lincoln's…

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