Archive for September, 2017

How safe is the 2017 Kia Optima?

Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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.   


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

Friday, September 15th, 2017
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!  (more…)

What does Kia’s newest sedan offer drivers?

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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! (more…)

Car camping made easy with these tips

Friday, September 8th, 2017
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.  (more…)

Kia Sportage Given Autotrader 2017 Must Test Drive Vehicle Award

Saturday, September 2nd, 2017
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.