VIDEO: Long term review of 2010 Kia Soul

By blogsadmin | Posted in Just For Fun, Kia Awards, Kia News, Kia Soul on Wednesday, August 16th, 2017 at 3:01 PM
2010 Kia Soul in gray

How do Kia cars run years after purchase?

Whether you’re in the market for a new or used car, drivers want to know what kind of a return-on-investment they should expect. Most drivers expect years of use out of their vehicles, and Kia is no exception. How do Kia cars run years after purchase? To answer this question, today we’ll be sharing this Kelley Blue Book video reviewing the 2010 Kia Soul after a year of regular use. Let’s see what Kelley Blue Book has to say! Read the rest of this entry »

What steps should I take to keep my dog safe in the car?

By blogsadmin | Posted in How To, Just For Fun on Tuesday, August 15th, 2017 at 6:02 PM
Dogs in the car

How to drive safely with a dog in your car

For so many families, dogs are important members. Many people are close to their pets, and it makes sense that, at times, we’ll need to get behind the wheel with our furry friends with us in the car. The car can be a dangerous place for drivers and passengers alike, especially to someone who doesn’t completely understand what’s going on. To keep the you and your dog safe, there are certain guidelines you should follow. From training to placement in the car, there are things you can do to make driving a safe and fun activity for you and your dog. We want to make sure that you’re always safe on the road, so your friends at Archer Kia have put together this post about how to drive safely with a dog in the car. Keep on reading to learn more!  Read the rest of this entry »

Enjoy a long local weekend in H-town

By blogsadmin | Posted in Community, Holiday, Just For Fun, Local Events on Friday, August 11th, 2017 at 8:58 PM
2017 Labor Day Weekend Events in Houston

Labor Day Weekend 2017 Events Houston TX

It’s hard to believe, but here we are again. Summer is coming to a close, and the kids are getting back to go to school. Fortunately, we still have Labor Day Weekend to officially sendoff summer with! We want to make sure you and your loved ones have a great end to your summer, so we put together this shortlist of fun Labor Day Weekend Events in Houston TX for the whole family. Your friends at Archer Kia wish you and your loved ones a happy and safe Labor Day!  Read the rest of this entry »

Kia Stinger provides gran turismo driving experience in the Arctic Circle

By blogsadmin | Posted in Commercials, Stinger on Monday, July 31st, 2017 at 9:42 AM
Red Exterior Side View - 2018 Kia Stinger can handle any road or weather conditions

2018 Kia Stinger can handle any road or weather conditions

Kia is known for being a unique automotive manufacturer. Not many car companies have made videos of an animated baby hamster jumping from a hospital window down into a moving turbocharged Kia Soul below. Then again, not many car companies of videos of animated hamsters in the first place. In the spirit of being unique, Kia thought it would be a good idea to take the 2018 Stinger out to the Arctic Circle for some testing. The goal: to make sure the 2018 Kia Stinger can handle any road or weather conditions. After months of testing, Kia is proud to say that the 2018 Stinger has accomplished its goal and is ready for anything. Want to see the Stinger take on the Arctic Circle? Watch the included video! Read the rest of this entry »

Top-Rated Compact Sedan Receives Premium Safety Rating

By blogsadmin | Posted in Forte, Kia Awards on Friday, July 28th, 2017 at 2:47 PM
Red Exdterior Side View - 2017 Kia Forte Earned the IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus

2017 Kia Forte Earned the IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus

The 2017 Kia Forte has been earning a lot of praise everywhere it’s gone, but, of course, there’s nothing like receiving some awards along the way. Already decorated with many awards, Kia was overjoyed when the 2017 Kia Forte earned the IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). What does this mean exactly? Keep on reading! Read the rest of this entry »

Where to Find the Top 20 Ice Cream Shops in the Houston area

By blogsadmin | Posted in Community, Just For Fun, Where to Find on Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 at 9:21 PM
Row of Sundaes - What are the Best Ice Cream Shops near Houston TX?

What are the Best Ice Cream Shops near Houston TX?

Houston summers are always bound to have their exceptionally hot and humid days. On these steamiest of days, beating the heat can be a real challenge. There are plenty of good ways to keep your cool, but one of the best is—of course—ice cream. A hot summer day and a cold scoop go together like cookies and cream. Like any of the cars in our inventory, we only want our customers to have the best; and the same goes for ice cream. That said, what are the best ice cream shops near Houston, TX? Read the rest of this entry »

Kia Soul Hamsters Welcome Newest Member of the Family

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia News, Kia Soul on Tuesday, July 11th, 2017 at 9:51 PM
Meet Turbo - 2017 Kia Soul turbocharged engine specs and release date

2017 Kia Soul turbocharged engine specs and release date

There are plenty of iconic cars in the world, but there aren’t too many that have their own mascots. When the Kia Soul first rolled off the production line over eight years ago, it came onto the scene with a few furry friends – the Kia hamsters. Since then, their ride of choice, the Kia Soul has come a long way. Throughout all of its changes and revisions, Kia customers have stayed by its side – like family. Now, both the Soul and hamster families are receiving a new member – a turbocharged Soul and Turbo, respectively. Keep on reading to learn all about the 2017 Kia Soul turbocharged engine specs and release date! Read the rest of this entry »

Celebrate Independence Day with these awesome firework displays in Houston!

By blogsadmin | Posted in Local Events on Wednesday, June 14th, 2017 at 9:20 PM
Fireworks against black sky

4th of July Fireworks Houston 2017

Summer is in full swing—Independence Day is already around the corner! The Houston area has tons of festivities to offer and help celebrate this important holiday. Archer Kia put together our top picks for 4th of July Fireworks Houston 2017 to help you and your loved ones celebrate.  Enjoy the weekend!

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VIDEO: Watch the reveal of the all-new 2018 Kia Stinger at the Detroit Auto Show!

By blogsadmin | Posted in Stinger on Friday, June 9th, 2017 at 7:57 PM
2018 Kia Stinger in Red

Detroit Auto Show 2018 Kia Stinger

The Kia brand is undergoing some big changes, and the all-new 2018 Kia Stinger is part of the journey. Set to be released later this year, the 2018 Stinger will offer thrilling performance, advanced technology, and upscale styling to compete with the big dogs in the sports car segment. The 2018 Stinger was revealed at the 2017 Detroit Auto Show, and we’ve included the Detroit Auto Show 2018 Kia Stinger reveal video below. Enjoy!

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2017 Kia Soul named to Parents magazine 10 Best Family Cars of 2017 list

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia Awards, Kia Soul on Thursday, June 8th, 2017 at 7:09 PM
2017 Kia Soul Exclaim in Orange

Is the Kia Soul a Good Family Car?

Is the Kia Soul a good family car? Parents Magazine seems to think so! The 2017 Kia Soul was named to the 10 Best Family Cars of 2017 list by Parents magazine and Edmunds. The parenting experts at the magazine and the car experts at Edmunds tested hundreds of vehicles and selected the 10 winners based on value, performance, safety, and family-friendly features. Continue reading for more information about the award.

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