Archive for the ‘FAQ’ Category

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…)

2019 Kia Forte comes with standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018
2019 Kia Forte Rear View of Red Exterior

Kia cars are consistently filled with must-have features and technology systems, and the 2019 Forte is no exception. While there are many new standard features in the Forte for the 2019 production year, countless Kia customers are most curious about Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. More specifically, they want to know if the 2019 Kia Forte comes with standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. We have everything you need to know, so keep on reading! (more…)

What is the 2019 Kia Sorento maximum cargo capacity?

Friday, June 29th, 2018
2019 Kia Sorento Rear View of White Exterior

SUV families are known for their active lifestyles and always-on-the-go schedules. Whether it’s soccer practice, karate lessons, yoga, camping, or any other fun-filled activity, you and your family are going to need your gear. More importantly, you’ll need room in your car for all of it. If your car can’t accommodate your lifestyle, then why is it yours? Why not get a 2019 Kia Sorento, which has an ample amount of cargo space for all of your luggage, gear, and more. What do we mean by ‘an ample amount’ of room? We mean the 2019 Kia Sorento can accommodate plenty of stuff! As good as that may sound, it doesn’t answer the question that brought you here, “What is the 2019 Kia Sorento maximum cargo capacity?” Keep on reading, we have the answer! (more…)

2018 Kia Soul cargo space with the rear seats down

Wednesday, June 13th, 2018
2018 Kia Soul Lifgate Up with Cargo in Rear

Maximum cargo capacity of the 2018 Kia Soul

One of the most distinct and unparalleled cars on the road today, the Kia Soul is exceptionally well-rounded. With its top-notch safety ratings, unique appearance, and innovative nature inside and out, there are countless reasons for Kia customers to love the Soul. In addition to all of this, the Soul is also known for providing its customers with an impressive amount of cargo space. Furthermore, there are several ways to configure one’s cargo space in the Soul. For example, the Soul also comes with a luggage tray that practically adds an extra compartment. This can be used for additional storage of luggage, gear, and whatever else you wish to bring along. However, no matter which way you load up your 2018 Kia Soul, there is ultimately a limit to how much stuff will fit. So, without any further ado, what is the maximum cargo capacity of the 2018 Kia Soul? (more…)

What Should I Make for Mother’s Day Brunch?

Friday, April 27th, 2018
Brunch Items on a Table for Mom's Day

Mom’s Day 2018 Breakfast Recipes and Dishes

Mother’s Day is coming up quickly and we’re getting ready for the holiday here at Serra Mazda. In honor of the upcoming holiday, we’re putting together a list of suggestions for Mom’s Day 2018 breakfast recipes and dishes to help you out with your plans for the holiday.


What Kinds of Safety Equipment will the 2019 Kia Optima Have?

Friday, April 27th, 2018
2019 Kia K900 in White Coloring Driving Down Road

2019 Kia Optima Active Safety Technology and Specifications

The 2019 Kia Optima has been revealed by Kia! We’re excited for this upcoming model and all of the exciting updates and upgrades it brings with it! One of the key additions to the new 2019 model year is the improvement of driver-assistive safety technologies. We’re taking a closer look at the 2019 Kia Optima active safety technology and specifications, so you can see what the new model year offers you!