Archive for the ‘Tips & Tricks’ 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.


What is the best automotive oil?

Saturday, March 31st, 2018
Person pouring oil into an engine

When it comes to your vehicle, only the best will do. From routine maintenance to the occasional repair, your vehicle should receive the care it deserves. And while you’re doing everything you can, you might find yourself wondering if there is more you can be doing to prolong the life of your vehicle. Synthetic oil has long been promoted as the best way to protect your vehicle’s engine, but is there any truth to it? What is the best automotive oil? (more…)

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 to do if your car doesn’t have Bluetooth

Sunday, March 25th, 2018
Person holding a phone with text that says "Bluetooth setup guide"

Shopping for a used vehicle has many benefits. Best of all, it’s very easy to find a vehicle for under $10,000. The only downside is that used vehicles usually won’t have the high-tech features that brand-new models do. Especially if you choose a model older than 5 years, you can expect that it may not have features like automatic climate control, heated seats or a premium sound system. So what do you do if your car doesn’t have Bluetooth? There are a number of things you can do, including Bluetooth car kits, auxiliary cables and much more. (more…)

Kia Bluetooth setup & troubleshooting

Monday, March 12th, 2018
Troubleshooting Bluetooth connection issues

How to fix Kia Bluetooth connection issues

Is your Kia’s Bluetooth connectivity giving you trouble? There are a variety of things you can do to troubleshoot any number of connection issues. Here are some of the most common questions we run into. (more…)

How much can you fit in the 2019 Kia Forte?

Wednesday, January 31st, 2018
2019 Kia Forte Side View of Red Exterior View

2019 Kia Forte Passenger and Cargo Volume Capacities

The 2019 Kia Forte is a big development for the Kia brands. This famous compact sedan and hatchback have been favorites of the automotive market for quite some time and their most recent update for the 2019 model year sees a whole slew of improvements across a number of criteria. In the past, the Forte has been hailed for its impressive cargo-carrying abilities. Today, we’re going to check out the 2019 Kia Forte passenger and cargo volume capacities.


Where Should I go to Watch the Big Game?

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018
Super Bowl 52 written in white on Football Field Background with Football

Top Sports Bars in Birmingham AL for the Super Bowl 2018

The Super Bowl is just around the corner. Airing on the 2nd of February, we’re gearing up to watch and see who wins the title this year. In preparation for the big game, we’re compiling a list of the top sports bars in Birmingham, AL for the Super Bowl 2018. You can take a look at our suggestions and start your plans for your viewing party.


Where can I see Holiday Lights in Birmingham AL?

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
House Decorated in Christmas Lights Illuminated at Night

2017 Holiday-Themed Light Displays in Jefferson County

Here at Serra Kia we’re getting into the holiday spirit, and one of our favorite ways to enjoy the holidays is to go see light displays around our local community. We’re putting together a list of the best 2017 holiday-themed light displays in Jefferson County so you can enjoy the sights this season. Take a look!


What Types of Desserts Should I Make this Holiday Season?

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017
Family at a Thanksgiving Dinner

Best Thanksgiving 2017 Dishes and Recipe Ideas

The holiday season is approaching and we’re gearing up for all the tasty dishes the season brings! In honor of the holidays, we’re putting together a list of the best Thanksgiving 2017 dishes and recipe ideas for you to enjoy and test out! Take a look and try something new this holiday season!