Archive for the ‘Kia Technology’ Category

What Technology Features are in the 2021 Kia Sorento?

Wednesday, March 25th, 2020
Side view of white 2021 Kia Sorento

2021 Kia Sorento Technology 

With the continued release of information surrounding the 2021 Kia Sorento and the positive responses to the vehicle, we can already expect that this Kia SUV is going to be a complete knockout. From what we’ve seen already, and what we’ve been told is set to come, this Sorento is set to be the best yet. 

Not only has the 2021 Sorento undergone a total facelift and redesign, but it is bringing with it a new lineup of technology that will have any driver jumping at the chance to get behind the wheel. Here’s a look at what technology features we can expect in the upcoming 2021 Kia Sorento.  

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Backin’ Up Isn’t Hard to Do with Kia’s Brilliant Surround-View Monitor

Wednesday, June 20th, 2018
2018 Kia Sportage with Surround View Monitor shown up close as sportage is backing up into parking space

2018 Kia Models with 360-Degree Cameras

Reversing ain’t quite how it used to be. In our days, you had a mirror if you were lucky. In any case, you’d want to firmly grip the back of the passenger seat, crane your neck 180 degrees behind you and try and see through your rear window to make sure you weren’t hitting anything. Was it awful? No. Could it be improved? Yes! (more…)

New Kia Model Adds Interior-Minded Distinction to Crowded Trophy Cabinet

Monday, March 12th, 2018
interior of 2018 kia stinger gt2 from back seat

Which Car Has the Best Interior?

We talk a lot on this blog about how Kia cars are something special. Gone are the days when the early Kia Optima was a guaranteed rental car when you selected “Toyota Camry or similar” on the form. Modern Kia vehicles display some of the best features, highest reliability and most prolific design available in cars, SUVs and vans today. (more…)

What Apps Does the Kia Rio Have?

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
kia rio infotainment system and steering wheel in 2018 kia rio

2018 Kia Rio Apps and Smartphone Compatibility

When most of us were just learning to drive, entertainment while driving meant finding a new radio station, switching a CD or using a cassette tape adapter to play a bulky iPod through the car speakers. It was a darker time. Similarly, navigation meant either stopping and checking a map or printing off directions from MapQuest. If routes had changed, or roads were closed, we were out of luck! (more…)

Does Kia Offer Remote Start?

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018
remote start in 2018 kia models

Kia Remote Start Model Availability

If you have friends or family in the Northeast or Midwest, you know that communication with them usually involves some off-the-cuff comment about how jealous they are of the weather we get to enjoy in West Central Florida.

It’s true, barring a few spells that see us dip down into the 40s (40s by the way that people in Wisconsin are praying for every day of the week), our weather is great. We all know that the summer months can see it get a little bit more hot and humid than is maybe comfortable. Combine that with a dark interior car and/or leather seating and now you’re talking about getting into a sticky leather sauna after work. (more…)