Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

How to use Apple CarPlay in your Kia

Friday, December 21st, 2018
Apple CarPlay and touchscreen in the 2019 Kia Forte

There is something particularly exciting about driving a new vehicle with all the latest high-tech features. Today, every new Kia comes packed with a generous selection of premium entertainment and convenience technologies. One of our favorite features is Apple CarPlay. This convenient technology makes it easy to sync your smartphone with your Kia’s infotainment display so you can play music, answer phone calls and much more directly from your Kia. (more…)

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…)

How to fix Kia Bluetooth connection problems

Saturday, August 25th, 2018
Man holding a smartphone

Is your Kia’s Bluetooth dropping calls, not connecting with your smartphone or is just simply not working? We are here to help. There are several reasons why your Bluetooth may be having issues. The good news is there are some things you can do to fix your car’s Bluetooth connection problems and get your phone working with your Kia again. Whether you have the Kia Forte or the powerful Stinger, these tips and tricks will help you identify and solve any Bluetooth issues you might be having.  (more…)

2019 Kia Forte standard features and audio systems

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
2019 Kia Forte Front View of Red Exterior with Sunset and Ocean Backdrop

The fan-favorite Forte is entering its third generation in the 2019 model year and the Kia community couldn’t be more excited! All-new and fully redesigned, virtually everything about the Forte has been enhanced and improved upon. With advancements in every regard—technology, engineering, design, and so on—the 2019 Forte is truly the most fantastic model yet. This, of course, raises countless questions about all of the changes and improvements that went into the third-generation Forte. For example, “What are the 2019 Kia Forte standard features and audio systems?” We have the answers you’ve been looking for, so keep on reading! (more…)

Changes to the Kia Optima in the 2019 production year

Tuesday, May 8th, 2018
2019 Kia Optima in Blue and Silver Exterior Paint Colors

2019 Kia Optima features and technology systems

The Optima has been one of Kia’s best-selling sedans for many years now, and a key reason for this is its adaptability. Every new production year ushers in at least a few attractive additions and upgrades to this fan-favorite Kia car. As one would expect, the 2019 model year is no exception. While there are several changes to the Kia Optima in the 2019 production year, the most distinctive ones can be found in the front cabin; more specifically, they are waiting for you in the instrument panel! That’s right, the new and upgraded 2019 Kia Optima features and technology systems have taken this fan-favorite sedan to the next level! Keep on reading to learn more about them! (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…)