Archive for the ‘Safety’ Category

AAP publishes new car seats recommendations

Saturday, September 1st, 2018
Baby in a car seat

New car seat rules for children 2018

On August 30 the American Academy of Pediatrics issued a policy statement with a recommendation that children should use a rear-facing car seat for longer. It used to be that parents could transition their child out of a rear-facing seat once the child was at least two years old and was at the minimum weight for a front-facing seat. Now the AAP is recommending that parents and guardians keep children in rear-facing seats until they are at the maximum weight and height for that seat. (more…)

What technology comes in the 2018 Stinger?

Friday, March 23rd, 2018
2018 kia Stinger front interior

2018 Kia Stinger driver assist features, technology features

If you follow our blog or keep up with the world of sports cars, chances are that you’ve heard about the all-new 2018 Kia Stinger. This is the very first edition of Kia’s first sports car. We’ve shared other blog posts with plenty of information on how the 2018 Stinger drives, but there’s so much more to this impressive model than just its top-level performance and driving specs. As a sports car made for today’s market, the 2018 Kia Stinger offers drivers the very most inside the car as well. from luxury finishes to the latest technologically advanced features, this model seems to never stop giving to its drivers. The team here at Archer Kia wants you to be fully informed on the models here on our lot, so we put together this blog post about the 2018 Kia Stinger driver assist features and technology features. Keep reading this blog post for more information. (more…)

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 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…)