Kia wins US News Best Cars For the Money Award

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Awards, Kia Cadenza, Kia News, Kia Soul, Stinger on Friday, February 8th, 2019 at 8:51 AM
2018 Kia Stinger GT Front View of Red Exterior

U.S. News Best Cars Kia 2019 award winners

The news is out! The 2019 Kia Soul and 2019 Stinger were recently recognized at the Chicago Auto Show on February 7 as category winners in the U.S. News Best Cars for the Money Awards. Kia’s 2019 Soul won the Compact Cars category, the Stinger topped the Luxury Small Cars category and the Sorento was No.1 in the best 3-row SUV segment. Read the rest of this entry »

A look at the Archer Kia Collision Repair Center

By Product Expert | Posted in Service on Thursday, January 31st, 2019 at 8:00 AM
A mechanic working on a vehicle

Certified Kia collision repair in Houston, TX

Your vehicle says a lot about who you are. From the type of vehicle you drive, to the bumper stickers on the back and even the type of items you keep in the cabin, these things all say something about you. Not only that, but it gives you the independence to go where and when you want to. It’s no wonder then why automotive damage can be so frustrating. Whether it’s some minor scratches or major collision damage, seeing your vehicle not looking its best can be disheartening. That’s where we come in. Our master service technicians are here to get your vehicle repaired and back on the road fast. We offer efficient repair and fair prices for all your collision needs in Houston, TX.  Read the rest of this entry »

2020 Kia Telluride debuts at Detroit Auto Show

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia News, New Vehicles, Telluride on Tuesday, January 29th, 2019 at 11:20 PM
2020 Kia Telluride at the Detroit Auto Show

When does the 2020 Kia Telluride come out in the U.S.?

We are proud to introduce the all-new 2020 Kia Telluride! The luxurious SUV made its grand debut at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit at the end of 2018. From the sophisticated, modern styling to the elegant cabin, this SUV is decked out to provide the ultimate driving experience. In fact, the new Telluride features double-stitched, quilted and padded Nappa leather seat trim; active on-demand all-wheel drive; and a self-leveling rear suspension for the premium comfort and performance. Best of all, the new Telluride is expected to come out in spring 2019.   Read the rest of this entry »

Kia among top three auto brands to win the most 2019 IIHS awards

By Product Expert | Posted in Forte, Kia Awards, Kia Cadenza, Kia Optima, Kia Soul, New Vehicles, Rio, Sorento on Monday, January 14th, 2019 at 3:22 PM
2019 Kia Sorento driving through a neighborhood

2019 Kia vehicle safety award winners

The 2019 model year has been a great one for Kia. It has brought a variety of redesigned Kia vehicles with new tech in addition to top safety awards from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. In fact, Kia was one of the top three automotive brands to earn the most 2019 safety awards from the IIHS. A total of eight Kia models earned the IIHS’ coveted safety awards at a time when the Institute implemented more stringent requirements. Read the rest of this entry »

Kia Soul, Rio win 2019 Consumer Guide Automotive Best Buy Award

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Awards, Kia News, Kia Soul, New Vehicles, Rio on Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 at 3:24 PM
2019 Kia Soul and 2019 Kia Rio

2019 Consumer Guide Kia vehicle winners

Kia has done it again! The automaker ended 2018 on a high note after earning a variety of awards. Not only did eight Kia models earn the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s top safety awards, but Kia was also recognized by Consumer Guide Automotive. Both the 2019 Kia Soul and 2019 Kia Rio sedan were Consumer Guide vehicle winners and earned the Best Buy Award. Kia’s 2019 Soul was chosen because of its ample passenger and cargo space in addition to its strong value pricing. The 2019 Kia Rio was recognized for its value, smooth driving experience and overall refinement for the price. Read the rest of this entry »

What is the difference between the 2019 vs. 2018 Kia Forte?

By Product Expert | Posted in Comparison, Forte, New Vehicles on Monday, December 31st, 2018 at 11:03 PM
2019 Kia Forte vs. 2018 Kia Forte

Introducing the all-new 2019 Kia Forte! The sleek model has been fully redesigned for 2019 with a new Intelligent Variable Transmission for better fuel economy in addition to more standard technologies. On the outside, the 2019 Kia Forte is striking with smooth, aerodynamic curves and a confident stance. In fact, the 2019 Kia Forte draws much of its design inspiration from the new Kia Stinger. That said, how does the 2019 Forte compare to the 2018 model? Read the rest of this entry »

Redesigned Kia K900 gets new price, luxury details for 2019

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia K900, Kia News, New Vehicles on Thursday, December 27th, 2018 at 9:45 PM
2019 Kia K900 overlooking the mountains

How much will the 2019 Kia K900 cost?

The Kia K900 is back for 2019 and it’s more luxurious than ever before. Kia has changed the sedan completely to the point where it shares nothing with the first-generation K900. From the inside to the out, this new model is striking thanks to aerodynamic styling and premium details throughout. In addition to the sedan’s new performance, styling and high-tech features, the 2019 Kia K900 also receives a $10,000 price bump for the model year for a starting MSRP of $59,900. But is the sedan worth the cost? Between the elegant features and the K900’s incredible performance, this sleek model is an ideal choice for car shoppers in search of a sophisticated, luxury sedan. Here’s what you can expect from the new K900. Read the rest of this entry »

How to use Apple CarPlay in your Kia

By Product Expert | Posted in How To, New Vehicles, Technology, Video on Friday, December 21st, 2018 at 10:41 PM
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. Read the rest of this entry »

Here is where to see the best light displays this holiday season

By Product Expert | Posted in Community, Local Events on Monday, December 10th, 2018 at 8:00 AM
A line of tree with holiday lights

Where to see holiday lights in Houston, TX

There is something very special about winter in Texas. Maybe it’s the chill in the air or the holiday spirit that moves about the city. From the beautiful decorations to the many local events, this time of year is to be treasured. That said, one of our favorite things to do in December in the Houston community is driving around looking at all the beautiful holiday light displays. Whether you’re looking to take a scenic drive or a walking tour, you’re sure to find a variety of wonderful holiday light displays in the Houston area. Read the rest of this entry »

New Kia Soul EV makes world debut at LA Auto Show

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Soul, New Vehicles on Thursday, November 29th, 2018 at 8:00 AM
2019 Kia Soul EV by a building downtown

2020 Kia Soul EV LA Auto Show reveal

Introducing the all-new 2020 Kia Soul EV, a new version of the award-winning Soul! Kia revealed the 2020 Soul EV at the LA Auto Show on November 28 and shared a long list of details about the new model. The sleek compact utility vehicle is radically different for 2020, but still bears that signature Kia Soul charm. Read the rest of this entry »