Archive for July, 2016

IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus Rating Awarded to the 2017 Sorento

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016
2017 Kia Sorento top safety rating

If you want a vehicle with top safety ratings for your family, you’ll want to check out the 2017 Kia Sorento. For the Sorento’s latest model year, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) awarded the CUV with a Top Safety Pick Plus (TSP+). The Sorento earned the honor in spite of the IIHS’s new, more rigorous safety standards for crashworthiness.

Across all five of the crashworthiness tests vehicles must obtain a “good” rating to be a TSP+ and the 2017 Sorento earned the highest possible ratings, receiving “good” ratings in each. Also encompassed in the TSP+ award is a “superior” rating for front crash prevention. For the 2017 Sorento, the CUV’s front crash prevention system is labeled Forward Collision Warning System. (more…)

Serra Kia Top Quality Sales Event

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

Now is the perfect time to get a new Kia from Serra Kia. Right now we are hosting a Top Quality Sales Event celebrating the high quality Kia models on our lot. If you stop in today you can save on new Kia 2016 models such as the Kia Soul, Optima Hybrid, Forte, Forte5 and Kia’s best-selling nameplate – the 2016 Kia Optima. (more…)

Performance Reviews for the 2017 Kia Sportage

Friday, July 22nd, 2016
2017 Kia Sportage driver reviews

Doing your homework before you make a big purchase such as a new vehicle is smart and at Serra Kia we can help you in your research process with a compilation of expert and consumer reviews of the 2017 Kia Sportage. Check out what other’s think of the all-new Kia crossover and let us know what you think after coming in to test drive one from our inventory! (more…)

Will my bike fit in the 2017 Kia Sportage?

Thursday, July 21st, 2016
2017 Sportage cargo features

Biking is a great way to get outside and explore the outdoors, but if your car doesn’t fit your bike it can really limit where and how far you can take your bike. If you’re looking to purchase a Kia Sportage, it’s a great question to be asking then whether or not your bike will fit in the 2017 Kia Sportage. At Serra Kia, we are happy to tell you that yes, it will. With the 2017 Sportage you will be able to take your bike to any trail you like! (more…)

What are the color options for the 2017 Kia Sportage?

Monday, July 18th, 2016
2017 Sportage color Options

One of the most enjoyable parts of buying a new car is picking the color. A vehicle can have all of the features in the wolrd but if it’s ugly, you are definitely not going to want to drive it. That’s why with the all-new 2017 Kia Sportage there are eight available color options for a fun and more personalized look to go with the crossover’s many performance and technology features. (more…)

Dog Parks in Birmingham AL

Friday, July 15th, 2016
dog parks in Birmingham AL

Living within the city limits, sometimes you just don’t have enough green space at home to play with your dog making it hard for them to get the exercise and play time they need. Taking your dog, or dogs, to a park where they can romp and play is a great way to spend time with your pet and let them have a little freedom to run as well. This weekend, check out one these dog parks in Birmingham, AL near you. (more…)

Can the Kia Sorento tow a camper?

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016
Towing features 2017 Kia Sorento

It’s summertime and summertime means camping trips, so making sure your new vehicle can tow your camper and camping gear is a must. At Serra Kia in Birmingham, AL you can find the new 2017 Kia Sorento that can tow a camper and even has enough passenger seating for up to seven campers. (more…)

How does push button start work?

Friday, July 8th, 2016
Kia push button start feature

Todays automobiles are becoming more and more user friendly, offering drivers a variety of convenience features from the latest smart phone technologies to larger cargo spaces and high fuel economies. One of the popular technologies on the market is push button start, used to easily turn on and off a vehicle without the use of a key.

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You may be wondering though, “How does push button start work in my Optima?” “Will it start if I don’t have me key?” Or “Can I still use just the radio in my Sportage with a push button start car?” With Serra Kia we can answer all of those and show you what Kia models have the push button start feature. (more…)