Archive for the ‘FAQ’ Category

When Do I Need to Replace My Tires?

Saturday, June 22nd, 2019
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How Do I Know How Old My Kia Tires Are?

Having a reliable set of tires is one of the most important aspects of staying safe on the road. Driving on old or damaged tires can make the difference between stopping and skidding on the road. But keeping track of the age of your tires and when you last purchased new ones can be difficult. This guide from Serra Gardendale Kia is going to give a few tips to help you check how old your tires are and know when they should be replaced. (more…)

What Colors Does the Kia Sedona Come In?

Friday, June 14th, 2019
Black 2019 Kia Sedona

Available 2019 Kia Sedona Interior and Exterior Color Options

The family-friendly 2019 Kia Sedona is the perfect addition to any on-the-go family. With six different color options and four different interiors, the Sedona can be crafted to be a perfect reflection of your style and personality. Take a look at the available 2019 Kia Sedona interior and exterior color options in this guide from Serra Gardendale Kia. (more…)

Full List of 2019 Kia Vehicle Warning Lights

Tuesday, May 14th, 2019
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2019 Kia Dashboard Warning Light List and Guide

When warning lights pop up on your Kia dashboard it isn’t always crystal clear what exactly they mean. Some lights look like others, while some are acronyms that we are unfamiliar with. This guide from Serra Gardendale Kia will give you insight on what each of the dashboard warning lights in your 2019 Kia vehicle means so you know just what your Kia is trying to tell you.  


How to Install Your Car Seat and Where to Get it Inspected

Thursday, May 9th, 2019
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Where Can I Get a Car Seat Inspection Near Gardendale, AL?

Properly installing a car seat is key to keeping your child riding safely in your vehicle. There are multiple ways to install your car seat, whether it’s using a seat belt or using the LATCH system. This guide will show you a step-by-step video, courtesy of BabyCenter, on how to properly install your child’s car seat. Keep reading to see how to install your car seat as well as find out where you can get your child’s car seat inspected near Gardendale, AL. (more…)

Kia Dashboard Key Symbols Meaning

Monday, April 8th, 2019
Vehicle dashboard gauges with "What Does the Key Icon on My Kia Dashboard Mean?" text

What Does the Key Icon on My Kia Dashboard Mean?

When icons light up on our Kia dashboards, we might not always be sure what they mean. Three different key-related icons can light up on our vehicle’s dashboard and this guide is going to help break down what these key icons mean. Keep reading to view these key symbols and learn what each one means.


How to Set Up Apple CarPlay and Android Auto in a Kia Car

Saturday, December 1st, 2018
Apple CarPlay Display in a Kia Car

Two of the most must-have features in recent memory—and arguably of all time—Apple CarPlay and Android Auto have taken the nation by storm! These high-tech systems allow car owners everywhere to stay connected on the go just as well as they would with their smartphones in the palms of their hands. As much as the average car customer loves Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, there are still many, many people in the world today who don’t know how to set up these systems in their compatible vehicles. That’s precisely why our team at Serra Gardendale Kia is here to help you learn how to set up Apple CarPlay and Android Auto in a Kia car! Keep on reading and learn all about it! (more…)

Are Kia cars made in America?

Wednesday, August 8th, 2018
Sun Rising on the Horizon

It’s no secret that Kia cars are selling like hotcakes here in the USA, but where are they made? More specifically, are Kia cars made in America? While many car consumers are mostly interested in finding the best cars possible, others aim to support their nation’s economy by primarily purchasing products made in the USA. After all, there’s nothing wrong with prioritizing your patriotism. Now, back to the question at hand, “Are Kia cars made in America?” We have everything you need to know, so keep on reading! (more…)

What’s New for the 2019 Kia Sportage

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018

Our team at Serra Gardendale Kia recently received the dealership’s first shipment of the new Sportage models. That said, we can’t help but notice that a lot has changed for the 2019 production year. More specifically, there are new features in each trim level of the 2019 Kia Sportage! That’s right, all three trims—LX, EX, and SX Turbo—are the proud recipients of new features and technology systems. Keep on reading to learn what’s new for the 2019 Kia Sportage! (more…)

2019 Kia Sportage fuel economy ratings for each trim level

Sunday, July 15th, 2018
2019 Kia Sportage Overhead View of Sparkling Silver Exterior

If you’re excited for the 2019 edition of the Kia Sportage, then you’re not the only one! As a matter of fact, the 2019 Kia Sportage is available in our inventory right now, and there’s a lot to learn about this sensational SUV. For example, there are three trims to choose from—LX, EX, and SX Turbo—and all of them are available with your choice of either front-wheel (FWD) or all-wheel drive (AWD). You may be wondering, “What are the 2019 Kia Sportage fuel economy ratings for each trim level?” Normally, this would be a good question, but, in the case of the 2019 Kia Sportage, your choice of drivetrain affects the fuel economy ratings. That said, the better question to ask is, “Which configuration of the 2019 Kia Sportage is the most fuel-efficient?” We have everything you need to know, so keep on reading! (more…)

What are the 2018 Kia Forte fuel economy ratings?

Monday, July 9th, 2018
2018 Kia Forte Rear View of Silver Exterior

If you’re familiar with the Forte, then you probably know that it has top-notch fuel economy ratings year after year. As one would expect, the 2018 model is no different. What is different, however, is the fuel economy from one configuration of the 2018 Kia Forte to another. With four ways to build it, the 2018 Kia Forte has received several sets of fuel economy estimates from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This raises a couple of questions. First, what are the 2018 Kia Forte fuel economy ratings? Second, which 2018 Kia Forte configuration gets the best gas mileage? We have the answers to both of those questions, so keep on reading to learn more! (more…)