Archive for the ‘Kia Brand’ Category

Kia Continues “Give It Everything” Spirit with Great Unknowns Scholarships

Tuesday, November 24th, 2020
Kia logo with graduation cap

What is the Great Unknowns Scholarship from Kia? 

Kia Motors America has announced the sophomore class recipients of its Great Unknowns Scholarship. This is the second year Kia is offering this scholarship program, which is aimed at students who embody the Kia brand’s “Give It Everything” spirit. With the exciting news surrounding the scholarship recipients, you may be wondering what exactly the Great Unknowns Scholarship from Kia is. Continue reading for details on what the scholarship is and how students can get involved. 

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What is NVIDIA DRIVE?

Tuesday, November 10th, 2020
NVIDIA DRIVE Infotainment screen

Kia Announces New Infotainment Center and AI Platform 

It’s official: Kia has announced an all-new NVIDIA DRIVE “connected car” infotainment center system and artificial intelligence platform. Starting in 2022, all new Kia models will be equipped with the NVIDIA DRIVE platform, a new connected car operating system (ccOS). While this announcement is exciting for the Kia brand, you may be wondering what it means for you. Find out what exactly NVIDIA DRIVE is and how it will change the game for upcoming Kia vehicles below.  

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Kia Lineup Offers Best Vehicles for Families

Monday, November 2nd, 2020
Family waving out window

Best Kia Vehicles for Families 

The Kia lineup delivers in every category, from SUVs to crossovers to sedans to vans. With over 15 vehicles in its catalog, the Kia brand offers the perfect automotive option for every driver and lifestyle. If your family is looking for its next vehicle, the Kia lineup offers some of the best vehicles for families that are sure to hit every mark.  

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Are All Kia Cars Built in America?

Tuesday, October 20th, 2020
White 2021 Kia Telluride on manufacturing line

Where are Kia Vehicles Made? 

Up until 2006, all Kia vehicles were made outside of North America, meaning any Kia vehicle you saw on the road was made overseas. These days, though, six of our beloved Kia vehicles are built in North America, with different models coming from two different manufacturing plants. Being a South Korean brand, many shoppers wonder if the vehicles themselves all come from South Korea. Get a look at exactly where your Kia vehicle was built in this Kia brand production location overview from Friendly Kia.  

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When Does My Kia Sorento Need a Transmission Fluid Change?

Thursday, October 8th, 2020
Mechanic working under vehicle hood

Kia Service and Maintenance Intervals Schedule

As car owners, we are used to bringing in our Kia vehicles for routine oil changes and scheduled maintenance. Aside from our regular oil changes, it can be hard at times to keep track of when we need certain services done on our vehicles. If you’ve been asking yourself “When does my Kia Sorento need a transmission fluid change?” then this guide is for you.

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Kia Motors Moves to Become Leader Among EV Brands

Friday, September 18th, 2020
Black and grey promotional photo of upcoming Kia Motors EV lineup

Is Kia an Electric Vehicle Brand? 

Many auto brands these days are making the shift towards hybrid and electric offerings. As more and more drivers seek out eco-minded vehicles and hybrid alternatives, automakers are working to meet the demands. One brand that has continued to offer hybrid variants over the years is Kia and now the brand is making moves towards becoming a leading EV brand.  

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Kia Unveils Refreshed Stinger Model and Hints at Updated Engine Lineup

Thursday, August 13th, 2020
Blue Korean 2021 Kia Stinger

2021 Kia Stinger Confirmed Updates and Speculations 

The refreshed Kia Stinger has shown its face to the world, giving onlookers an idea of what is to come for the 2021 model. Kia has confirmed some of the updates to the Stinger but there is still a bit of wiggle room in terms of speculations and predictions. Likely set to arrive in the U.S. early next year, there’s no better time than now to start getting excited about the arrival of the Kia brand’s fastback sports sedan.  

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When is the Kia Soul EV Being Released?

Wednesday, August 12th, 2020
Side view of yellow 2020 Kia Soul EV

Kia Soul EV U.S. Update 

If you’ve been tracking the Kia brand and its upcoming vehicles, you may have been anxiously awaiting the Kia Soul EV. The boxy little electric vehicle was set to deliver a 243-mile range with signature Kia style. It’s been nearly two years since Kia revealed the vehicle’s redesign, so you may be wondering when the Kia Soul EV will debut.  

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Is Kia Luxury Brand?

Monday, August 10th, 2020
Closeup of two Kia logos

Kia Motors Luxury Vehicles 

While the Kia brand has dipped its toes into the luxury pool and brought us a variety of luxury-inspired vehicles, Kia is not a traditional luxury brand. Shoppers around Tampa Bay can find a variety of luxurious vehicles in the Kia lineup, especially with the edition of the updated Kia Cadenza and Kia Telluride, and the addition of the Kia K5.  

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Kia Telluride and Stinger Earn Segment Titles in J.D. Power Study

Friday, July 24th, 2020
Blue 2020 Kia Stinger

J.D. Power Names Two Kia Vehicles Among Top APEAL Study Rankings 

J.D. Power has announced the rankings for another one of its 2020 automotive studies, this time it’s the 2020 Automotive Performance, Execution, and Layout (APEAL) Study. Two of the Kia brand’s top-selling models earned winning rankings in their respective segments during the APEAL Study. Coming in just after Kia took home the #1 ranking in the J.D. Power Initial Quality Study, the Kia Telluride and Stinger have won APEAL segment titles.  

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