Archive for the ‘Helpful Advice’ Category

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 is Happening for Memorial Day Weekend in Birmingham AL?

Friday, April 27th, 2018
Memorial Day in White Writing on Flag Background

Memorial Day 2018 Parades, Parties and Fundraisers in Jefferson County

Memorial Day is not far off, and here at Serra Gardendale Kia, we’re getting ready for the holiday weekend. We’re putting together our list of suggestions for Memorial Day 2018 parades, parties and fundraisers in Jefferson County. Check these out and make your Memorial Day Weekend plans.


How to set up Bluetooth in your Kia

Wednesday, March 28th, 2018
Man holding a smartphone with the words "4-step Bluetooth setup guide"

Even if your smartphone has top-of-the-line speakers, nothing beats hearing your favorite music right from the speakers of your Kia. Fortunately, Bluetooth connectivity makes it easy to sync your smartphone in a matter of minutes. Best of all, whether you have an iOS- or Android-supported device, the Bluetooth setup is relatively the same. Here are our tips on how to set up Bluetooth on your Kia fast. (more…)

What are the Differences between the Forte Model Years?

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018
2019 Kia Forte in Red vs 2018 Kia Forte in Silver

2019 Kia Forte vs 2018 Kia Forte Comparison

The Kia Forte has been a staple in the automotive market for quite some time. Dominating the compact sedan category, this model is always on the forefront of innovation, technology, and performance. For the new model year of the Forte, the famous compact sedan gets a variety of updates that are sure to excite. Take a look at the 2019 Kia Forte vs 2018 Kia Forte comparison to see just what the new model year has in store.


How Many People can fit in the 2018 Kia Sportage?

Friday, December 29th, 2017
2018 Kia Sportage Exterior View of Side in Brown

2018 Kia Sportage Seating Capacity and Cargo Volume

The 2018 Kia Sportage is a midsized crossover from Kia. This model is built with sporty style and is positively filled with advantageous features and stunning design elements. One of the biggest benefits of this vehicle is its versatility. The 2018 Kia Sportage seating capacity and cargo volume make this model a smart choice for those who want to adventure farther and take more with them on their next road trip.


Where can I go Apple Picking near Jefferson County?

Thursday, September 28th, 2017
Orchards and Farms for Fall Produce near Birmingham AL

Orchards and Farms for Fall Produce near Birmingham AL

Fall is upon us and one of our favorite things to do in fall is go pick seasonal produce! We’re going to detail the best orchards and farms for fall produce near Birmingham, AL so you can get out and enjoy the season. Take a look!


What is there to do for Autumn near Birmingham AL?

Tuesday, September 5th, 2017
Fall 2017 Events, Fairs and Festivals around Jefferson County

Fall 2017 Events, Fairs and Festivals around Jefferson County

Fall is upon us! This time of year is one of our favorite seasons. We love all things autumn, especially the fun events that happen annually during this time of year. In honor of the changing of the season, we’re bringing you some of our picks for the best fall 2017 events, fairs and festivals around Jefferson County!


Kia UVO offers free solutions for common needs

Thursday, August 24th, 2017
Is Kia UVO free to use?

Is Kia UVO free to use?

The capability of an automaker’s infotainment system has become just as important as figures for performance, fuel economy and safety. The Kia UVO infotainment suite has come a long way over the years and has become one of the most respected in the entire automotive industry. Buyers coming to Serra Gardendale Kia, especially first timers, often have a number of questions about how the Kia UVO suite works. Our sales team put together this handy guide to help people answer some of the most common questions they have about the new technology. If you’d like to see a live demonstration, make an appointment with a dealership representative today. (more…)

Don’t throw your eclipse glasses away, help someone else see one

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017
What should I do with eclipse glasses after it's over

What should I do with eclipse glasses after it’s over?

Even if you didn’t walk outside to take a look at the grandiose event that was the Great North American Solar Eclipse of 2017, certainly you should be aware of it. Few things became as hard to find as the eyewear needed to safely view the moon covering the sun, but now what? Plenty of people are wondering today, ‘What should I do with eclipse glasses after it’s over?’ Serra Gardendale Kia has some suggestions ranging from donating them to how to properly recycle the frames. Of course, you could also choose to hang on to them until the next solar eclipse coming around on April 8, 2024. (more…)

Best Service Procedures for Summertime

Monday, July 31st, 2017
Tips for Car Maintenance and Repairs During the Summer Months

Tips for Car Maintenance and Repairs During the Summer Months

We love taking our cars out in summer for long drives. But, cars always need proper care to keep running smooth. In honor of the summer road trip season, we’re bringing you our favorite tips for car maintenance and repairs during the summer months.