Technology features on the 2018 Kia Forte

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Forte, Technology on Thursday, December 28th, 2017 at 10:19 PM
2018 Kia Soul parked in front of trees

What features are available on the 2018 Kia Forte? 

For some, it can be hard to step away from their phone and other technology and live in the moment. While new technology is certainly useful, especially while driving, it can be dangerous as well. In order to help drivers keep their attention on the road while still maintaining access to their devices, the 2018 Kia Forte is equipped with a variety of technology features that will help make driving easier and safer.   Read the rest of this entry »

How does Kia Smart Key work?

By Product Expert | Posted in Technology, Tips and Tricks on Wednesday, December 20th, 2017 at 9:38 PM
Closeup of the engine start/stop button in the 2018 Kia Soul

Tips for Using Smart Key in a Kia Vehicle 

Innovation is important when developing a new vehicle. Kia is generally on the forefront of innovation when it comes to including new technology, and the inclusion of the Kia Smart Key on many of their new models only confirms this. While there are many who likely think that keys don’t need to be improved upon, the Kia Smart Key revolutionizes the very idea of how a key is supposed to work.   Read the rest of this entry »

Taking care of your tires in winter

By Product Expert | Posted in Maintenance, Safety, Tips and Tricks on Monday, December 18th, 2017 at 8:28 PM
Close up of a tire driving on snow with text taking car of your tires this winter overlaid

Should your tires be under-inflated during winter? 

When it comes to driving during winter, there are plenty of different views on how to properly care for your car before you get on the road. One piece of advice that has been passed around for years is that it is best to under inflate your tires during the winter months. While there is some validity to this thought, it can also be dangerous and cause problems for your vehicle later on. Read the rest of this entry »

What do the dashboard warning lights in your Kia vehicle mean?

By Product Expert | Posted in Maintenance, Tips and Tricks on Thursday, December 14th, 2017 at 9:35 PM
Dashboard cluster in the 2018 Kia Soul

How to tell if you need to bring in your Kia vehicle for maintenance 

People deal with warning lights in different ways. There are some who will ignore them until their vehicle is stuck on the side of the road somewhere, and then there are others who go in for maintenance for every little thing. Neither of those is the best way to deal with a warning light coming on, as each one has a different meaning. If you know what the dashboard warning lights on your Kia vehicle mean, you can use your best judgment to determine if you need to bring your vehicle in for service.   Read the rest of this entry »

Useful items to have during winter

By Product Expert | Posted in Safety, Tips and Tricks on Thursday, November 30th, 2017 at 4:34 PM
Woman calling for help on the side of a snowy road silver car in the foreground warning marker in the background

What to keep in your vehicle in case of a winter emergency 

When you live in an area where it snows fairly often, it is good to get prepared as early as possible. Even if the snow doesn’t fall until later in the season, it’s better to be safe than sorry when it comes to packing a winter survival kit. Many of the items that are included in the kit should already be in your vehicle, but there are some that are more important during the winter months.   Read the rest of this entry »

All-Wheel Drive systems in 2018 Kia vehicles

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Sorento, Kia Sportage, Kia Stinger on Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 at 9:27 PM
2018 Kia Sportage parked on a rock bed by a lake

Which 2018 Kia models can be equipped with All-Wheel drive? 

When buying a new vehicle, most drivers want to make sure that they are getting a vehicle that will help them take on any challenges that are thrown at them. Whether those challenges are towing a trailer, fitting an entire basketball team in the vehicle, or screeching around a track at high speeds, you’ll want to make sure that your vehicle can handle it. Some drivers may also just want to make sure that their vehicle is able to stay on the road, no matter what the conditions are. In order to do so, many drivers turn to a vehicle that has All-Wheel drive. Read the rest of this entry »

Thanksgiving 2017 events in Kalamazoo, MI

By Product Expert | Posted in Local Events on Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 at 6:06 PM
What to do in Kalamazoo, MI thanksgiving 2017 text next to a turkey on a wooden table

What to do in Kalamazoo, MI during Thanksgiving 

Thanksgiving is often considered the kick-off for the holiday season. Whether you’re looking forward to eating your weight in turkey and pie, spending time with friends and family, or watching the Detroit Lions play, there’s something for everyone to participate in during Thanksgiving. No matter what your family traditions are, there’s always room to add a new one by participating in some of the Thanksgiving events in Kalamazoo, MI.   Read the rest of this entry »

Technology features in 2018 Kia models

By Product Expert | Posted in Technology on Friday, November 10th, 2017 at 9:37 PM
Examples of Android Auto and Apple CarPlay displayed on a 2018 Kia vehicle's infotainment system

Using Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™ in your Kia vehicle 

For some drivers, it is hard to put down their phone when they get behind the wheel. Most new vehicles have features that allow drivers to use their devices without having to be constantly fiddling with the physical phone. From Bluetooth connectivity to touchscreen infotainment centers, it is easier than ever to stay connected while on the road.  Read the rest of this entry »

What safety features are on the 2018 Kia Optima?

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Optima, Safety on Tuesday, October 31st, 2017 at 12:00 PM
2018 Kia Optima parked on asphalt in front of a cityscape

New standard safety features on the 2018 Kia Optima 

Driving is a dangerous activity that most people do on a daily basis. If you were partaking in another dangerous pastime, like swimming with sharks or jumping out of a plane, you would likely want to make sure that you had the best, most recent equipment. Most drivers also want to make sure that they have a vehicle that is equipped with the features that will help keep them safe.  Read the rest of this entry »

Choosing the color for your 2018 Kia Soul

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Soul on Monday, October 30th, 2017 at 5:08 PM
Silver 2018 Kia Soul in a tunnel of metallic beams

What color options are available for the 2018 Kia Soul? 

If you’re looking for a unique and fun new vehicle, there’s none better than the 2018 Kia Soul. With the boxy design and exciting color options, you can’t ask for a more exceptional vehicle if you’re looking to express yourself. When it comes to choosing a vehicle that reflects who you are, you need to be sure that there are plenty of options, which is why the 2018 Kia Soul, with eleven different color options, is such a great choice. Read the rest of this entry »