The Best Haunted Houses in Houston Texas

By blogsadmin | Posted in Community, Local Events on Thursday, October 19th, 2017 at 4:21 PM
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It wouldn’t be Halloween season without haunted houses. It’s a great way to spend a scary evening with a date, friends, and even family (if you’re looking to petrify your children). Here’s a helpful list of some local haunted houses that you can check out to catch a scare or two!  Read the rest of this entry »

4 Things to Know About the Upcoming 2018 Kia Stinger

By blogsadmin | Posted in Stinger on Monday, October 16th, 2017 at 2:25 PM
2018 kia stinger blue and red models full view

The 2018 Kia Stinger is out to change minds and perceptions when it comes to the luxury class car. Due to hit dealer floors before 2017 is over, here are four things you should know about the much talked-about 2018 Kia Stinger.  Read the rest of this entry »

How safe is the 2017 Kia Optima?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia Optima, Safety on Friday, September 22nd, 2017 at 7:35 PM
2017 Kia Optima in Red

2017 Kia Optima Safety Rating

Kia’s best-selling sedan, the 2017 Optima, has earned the title of Top Safety Pick Plus (TSP+) from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)—the highest designation possible from the nonprofit organization that sets the standards for vehicle safety. The Optima achieved top scores in each of the five crashworthiness tests, as well as two new tests introduced this year. Continue reading for more about the 2017 Kia Optima safety rating.   

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

By blogsadmin | Posted in How To, Just For Fun on Friday, September 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 »

What does Kia’s newest sedan offer drivers?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia News, Kia Optima, Safety on Wednesday, September 13th, 2017 at 3:24 PM
2018 Kia Optima in gray

2018 Kia Optima updates, features available in Houston TX

It’s always exciting to get a new model in the dealership, and your friends at Archer Kia are currently excited about the arrival of the all-new 2018 Kia Optima. This new sedan offers updates and upgrades for the 2018 model year throughout its cabin and exterior. Although it offers updates, the 2018 Kia Optima was built with the same award-winning safety focus and design emphasis that the 2017 Kia Optima was so well known for. The 2018 Optima is a versatile and efficient option for the daily commuter, and offers plenty of room for up to five passengers and loads of cargos space. Keep on reading to learn more about the 2018 Kia Optima updates and features available in Houston TX! Read the rest of this entry »

Car camping made easy with these tips

By blogsadmin | Posted in How To on Friday, September 8th, 2017 at 5:26 PM
Car in a campsite

How to camp from your car

Camping is a great way to get outdoors and experience some true, unadulterated nature. Camping today, though, has a lot of different mediums. There extremes on both sides of the spectrum. With “glampers” you can expect a full RV stocked with gourmet food, luxury amenities, Wi-Fi, and of course, and at least cable TV. On the other side of the spectrum, you have ultra-light backpackers who pack a small backpack with what seems to barely anything and a hammock, and head straight into the wilderness. These are both great, but nothing beats a good, old-fashioned drive-in campsite. The kind where you park the car, unload your tent and supplies, and enjoy your time in nature. There are a few steps you can follow to make sure you stay safe in the wilderness. Keep reading to learn how to camp from your car most effectively.  Read the rest of this entry »

Kia Sportage Given Autotrader 2017 Must Test Drive Vehicle Award

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia Awards, Sportage on Saturday, September 2nd, 2017 at 10:18 PM
Sportage in Silver

2017 Kia Sportage Autotrader Must Drive Vehicle

The 2017 Kia Sportage has been named one of Autotrader’s 2017 Must Test Drive vehicles. The renowned consumer-focused program showcases the best new vehicles shoppers need to test drive prior to making a purchase. Autotrader determined that the 2017 Sportage was worthy of recognition, and hopes drivers will consider the impressive SUV. Continue reading for the 2017 Kia Sportage Autotrader Must Drive Vehicle information.   

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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 »

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 »