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Trade-In Your Car at Hometown Kia

Wednesday, March 17th, 2021
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Sell Us Your Vehicle in Mount Hope, WV

At Hometown Kia in Mount Hope, West Virginia, we are happy to buy vehicles from drivers, whether they are interested in trading in when buying a different vehicle or want to sell for other reasons. Just contact our team to schedule a time to bring your vehicle into our dealership so our expert staff can inspect it and give you an accurate appraisal for the value of the vehicle.


Why shop for a car during COVID-19 Pandemic?

Friday, August 21st, 2020
2020 Kia Telluride from exterior driver side with mountain in background

Benefits of Owning a Car During Coronavirus Pandemic

Each day, Americans work to navigate life amid the Coronavirus pandemic. Many of the changes we see include mask-wearing, social distancing and fewer people relying on public transit and rideshare programs to get where they need to go. One thing that the coronavirus has worked to highlight is the importance of car ownership during these times. Let’s dive into a few benefits of owning a car during the coronavirus pandemic below.


Kia has received a unique distinction

Tuesday, July 30th, 2019
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Which automaker has the safest vehicles?

Safety may not be at the forefront of your list of necessities when buying anew vehicle, but luckily some automakers are looking out for you so you won’t have to think about it. In today’s day and age, the world’s top automakers are competing for the loyalty of drivers by equipping all of their models with the latest state-of-the-art safety technology, but only one can take over that top spot. Find out more about the automaker with the safest vehicles and how that metric was assessed! (more…)

What to put in your Emergency Roadside Safety Kit?

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

Like the boy scouts, a good vehicle owner is always prepared for the worst. To make sure you are equipped to handle any situation the road could throw at you, we suggest having a well-stocked Emergency Roadside Safety Kit at your disposal. Take a look at our suggestions on what to put in your Emergency Roadside Safety Kit and you’ll be ready next time you find yourself in a jam.


Why do you need to get an oil change?

Thursday, September 14th, 2017
Why do you need to get an oil change?

There are few basic maintenance tasks that should be done fairly regularly to keep a vehicle in top running condition. Tire rotations, windshield wiper replacements, and oil changes are just a few of these. Each of one is very important. But why do you need to get an oil change? While unbalanced tires could cause car shaking, and worn-out windshield wipers will stop clearing your windshield, it can be harder to notice if your oil needs to be changed. However, this is a very important basic maintenance piece. (more…)

What are the 2017 Kia Sorrento Specs & Features?

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017
2017 Kia Sorento Specs and Features

2017 Kia Sorrento Specs & Features

Adding new safety elements like autonomous braking and dynamic bending headlights, the 2017 Kia Sorento delivers all the high-tech features and specs you’ve come to expect from Kia.

Built in West Point, Georgia, the 2017 Kia Sorento also boasts all-new safety features like front collision warning, lane departure warning, blind spot detection and rear cross traffic alert.  (more…)

What is Nappa Leather?

Monday, November 21st, 2016
Which Kia Cars have Nappa Leather?

Which Kia Cars have Nappa Leather?

Most new Kia cars on the market today have the option of leather or Nappa leather seating. Not all trims have this option, but all models do. So what is the difference between leather and Nappa leather? Which Kia cars offer a Nappa Leather option? (more…)

Where can I vote in Fayette County?

Friday, October 7th, 2016
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2016 Polling Places in Mount Hope West Virginia

We know you know where to go to get great customer service and a great deal on a Kia, but do you know where your polling place is? We have pulled together some information on voting in Mount Hope and in Fayette County. Of course, if you have questions about cars or service we are always here for you! (more…)

Getting your car ready for Fall

Monday, September 19th, 2016
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5 Fall Car Maintenance Tips

It’s hard to tell what this fall and winter will have in store for us. Will it be icy, or snowy? Or will we get off easy with just a couple cold days. The truth is, we really don’t know, so it’s important to be prepared for everything. And even if we don’t have a terrible fall or winter ahead of us, we want to be as safe as possible. You know what they say, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, so why not get your car ready for fall? Here are 5 fall car maintenance tips(more…)

How can I save gas?

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016
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5 Ways to Save Gas

There are a lot of reasons to want to save gas. It could be you are watching out for the environment, or maybe it’s your wallet you are taking care of whatever the case, here are 5 ways to save gas. And while its great advice, we promise one of them isn’t slow down. (more…)