Archive for the ‘Kia Optima’ Category
Drivers looking for a quality new sedan know exactly where to look. Kia is quickly becoming a top option for sedan and SUV shoppers, and the flagship sedan in the Kia Optima is a testament to this. Rivaling other top midsize sedans like the Honda Accord and Toyota Camry, the Optima has luxurious interior amenities available as well as a hybrid option for more fuel-conscious drivers. No one knows how to evaluate cars quite like Kelley Blue Book, so check out this review of the 2019 Kia Optima here on our blog! (more…)
Owning a Kia subjects you to a bounty of advantages. As one of the most reliable automakers on the market today, you can rest assured you’ll be driving your Kia for years to come. However, in order to keep it running correctly, you’ll need to have it serviced from time to time as needed. Some of the services are things you can do yourself. Check out the video here on our blog to learn how to change the cabin air filter in your Kia Optima! (more…)
The Kia Optima is the flagship sedan for Kia, and it puts its best foot forward comparing with other big-name midsize sedans like the Toyota Camry and the Honda Accord. Kia has taken some major strides in the last few years, going from playing catch-up to now being considered being a top contender. Combining excellent performance with top-of-the-line comfort and convenience, the Optima also has a bunch of technology to choose from. One of those technology features is the remote start feature for the 2019 Kia Optima. Check out how it works below! (more…)
As vehicles become available, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety puts them through their battery of tests to determine just how safe they are. The safety ratings that come as a result of these tests are some of the most highly regarded by consumers on the entire market. If a vehicle gets a bad score from the IIHS, you should probably steer clear. Likewise, if a vehicle achieves an impressive score, that’s a vehicle you should consider. Furthermore, if a specific brand manages to stack up more of these impressive ratings than any other brand, you should simply look at that brand in general. This is why we’re so pleased to inform you that eight, yes eight, Kia models have earned either the 2018 Top Safety Pick or, the only thing that’s higher, a 2018 Top Safety Pick+ rating from the IIHS. (more…)
Always one of the most popular models in our lineup, the Kia Optima makes an excellent option in the midsize sedan segment. This coming model year, it will make an even better option as it is being redesigned for 2019! We simply cannot wait for its official release date, which will be sometime later this year. Until then, we thought we’d at least highlight a few of updates that are coming to the model for 2019. (more…)
2017 Kia Optima Hybrid Specs & Features
If you’re in the market for a hybrid sedan, but want one that doesn’t sacrifice power, style or content for its hybrid fuel efficiency, then you should consider looking into the 2017 Kia Optima Hybrid. Delivering the same style and features as the standard gasoline Optima, the all-new Optima Hybrid offers superior hybrid fuel efficiency to save you money at the pump and extend the time between fill ups. We thought we’d take a look at some of the sedan’s specifications and features to give you a better idea of why it makes such a great option. (more…)
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…)
How the 2017 Kia Optima’s Advanced Smart Cruise Control Works
The Kia brand has become synonymous with value. That is, a lot of features are offered at a reasonable price. You would expect some sort of cruise control in all Kia vehicles. The fact is the majority of the vehicles on the road today have cruise control. However, you might not expect smart cruise control, or at least not on a 2017 Optima. So what exactly is advanced smart cruise control and how does it work? (more…)
Which Kia Models are best for Teens?
It is almost time for National Teen Driver Safety Week. This is a program created by Traffic Safety Marketing Council. The idea is to get information out that will help teens drive more safely. There are also resources throughout the year that list the best cars for teens to drive. For example, Edmunds.com the car research site has a list of cars for teens, as does the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety, and several family magazines. Kia has appeared on several of these lists, lets take a look at the various models. (more…)