Archive for the ‘Helpful Advice’ 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…)

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…)

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
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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
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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!