Archive for January, 2016

The Kia GT is Heading to the Production Lines

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016
2017 Kia GT Release Date

2017 Kia GT Release Date

Auto show season is in full effect right now, which means that rumors are flying and secrets are being leaked left and right. One that has really piqued our interest is the announcement that the Kia GT concept could be on its way to our lot here at Serra Kia as an actual production vehicle! A 2017 Kia GT release date could be coming at the same time that the vehicle is released, most likely at the Paris Auto Show this October. (more…)

That Optima Commercial Features a Familiar Voice

Monday, January 18th, 2016

Who Narrates the New 2016 Kia Optima Commercial?

Perhaps you, like many of us here at Serra Kia, were watching the playoff games this past weekend when a commercial came on featuring a familiar voice. You know that voice from somewhere, but you can’t quite place it can you? Neither could we at first! Who narrates the new 2016 Kia Optima commercial was a question a lot of us were asking around the lot Monday morning, but alas we have an answer! (more…)

Telluride Concept SUV is Kia’s Avant Garde Piece for 2016

Friday, January 15th, 2016
Kia Telluride Concept SUV Details

Kia Telluride Concept SUV Details

Each season, fashion designers debut their latest creations on the runways of Paris, Milan, and New York. Not only are they telling everyone which color is hot, the designers want to exhibit their creative minds by including a few over-the-top and innovative outfits that few people would likely ever be able to wear in real life. These are called “avant garde” fashions. Although avant garde design is usually associated with apparel fashion, it can apply to automotive fashion as well. At the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, which we can safely say is the Paris of the automotive world, Kia unveiled its avant garde piece: the Telluride Concept SUV and its details. (more…)

2017 Kia Forte5 Makes Hatchbacks Hotter Than Ever

Thursday, January 14th, 2016
2017 Kia Forte5 Changes

2017 Kia Forte5 Hatchback Changes

Hatchback styled cars have risen and fallen in demand over the years. Now, they are back and more in demand than ever before. It’s hard not to fall in love with them again, with their roomy interior that can fit a family and plenty of cargo, along with excellent fuel economy and being the right size when you don’t want a gas guzzling SUV. Unlike the hatchback cars of yore, such as the Wagon Queen Family Truckster that Clark Griswold drove in National Lampoon’s Vacation, the new models are sportier than ever, and Kia is ahead of the game with its recently unveiled 2017 Forte5. Here are some of our favorite changes to the 2017 Kia Forte5 Hatchback. (more…)

2017 Kia Forte Displays Improvements in Detroit

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016
2017 Kia Forte changes

2017 Kia Forte Changes

Plenty of vehicles have been unveiled at the North American International Auto Show. Many of the cars are brand new or concepts, while others are updated and improved versions of current models. The 2017 Kia Forte is one of the latter, and its improvements should make it a very promising and respected model. Here are some of the changes made to the 2017 Kia Forte. (more…)

Kia Telluride Concept to Debut at Detroit Auto Show

Monday, January 11th, 2016
Kia Telluride Concept SUV

Kia Telluride Concept SUV

January 11 is a date that dealers, drivers, and automotive aficionados are looking forward to. During 2016’s North American International Auto Show in Detroit, attendees and the media have been promised by Kia Motors America to expect something new and exciting! A new concept SUV will be unveiled, and the teasers that are shown on the manufacturer’s site make it covetable so far. It is a sexy and incredibly sleek large SUV baptised as the Telluride. Although the model was designed in California, the Kia Telluride Concept SUV is a perfect moniker for the vehicle and conjures images of easily and safely driving through the mountain passes near Telluride, Colorado. (more…)

Live Easier with the 2016 Kia Optima LX 1.6T

Friday, January 8th, 2016
2016 Kia Optima LX 1.6T

2016 Kia Optima LX 1.6T

Kia vehicles have been on the market for over a decade, and they have become a consumer favorite with their smooth riding, excellent fuel economy, and great usability. Those same desired traits continue to be put on display the new 2016 Kia Optima LX 1.6T, and they are better than ever. (more…)

Kia introduces Drive Wise, the Future of Autonomous Driving!

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016
Kia Drive Wise Autonomous Driving Technology

Kia Drive Wise Autonomous Driving Technology

As Kia continues its development of autonomous driving technologies it has now developed a sub brand to encompass all of them! Kia Drive Wise autonomous driving technology will lead the way for the manufacturer in terms of achieving its goal of having a fully-autonomous vehicle on the road by 2030 and a partially autonomous vehicle on the road by 2020. Currently, Drive Wise is working on developing a bunch of new technologies that we could see in new Kia vehicles in the coming years, which they gave us all a bit of a sneak peak of at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas! (more…)