What is the difference between a hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and electric vehicle?
Kia offers three different Kia Niro vehicles: the hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and the EV. So how do you choose which Kia Niro vehicle to get? It all depends on the level of efficiency you are looking for and the level of electrification which you are comfortable with. Below, we will compare the three Kia Niro vehicles in terms of their fuel economies and power sources.Read the rest of this entry »
Kia of St. Cloud examines available tire options for your Kia model
Are you using the right tires for your Kia? Finding the right tires for the right weather can be crucial when you live in a snowy state. Here at Kia of St. Cloud, we are going to examine the different tire options available to you.Read the rest of this entry »
Christmas is around the corner, and with it comes a plethora of lights, shows, and other fun holiday events and activities. What are you going to do this holiday season? Check out some fun ideas in Minneapolis, MN, 2019!Read the rest of this entry »
Families and individuals alike shop for the 2020 Kia Sorento here in St. Cloud, MN, and it isn’t difficult to understand why. With plenty of space and even more standard safety features, the Sorento is one of our top picks here at Kia of St. Cloud. So, what exactly are these standard safety features? Check it out!Read the rest of this entry »
Can I end my Kia lease early?
Leasing has been around for nearly as long as there have been cars. To be sure, it has gained in popularity over the last several years. Each time we help a new Kia of St. Cloud customer get into their first leasing term, there are a few questions that our product experts hear more often than others. At the top of the list is, ‘Can I end my Kia lease early?’ In short, yes, this is possible. However, that isn’t the whole story. Additionally, there are a few other common questions that pop up regularly and our team wanted to make sure everyone has all the information they need. Let’s take a look at what they found. Read the rest of this entry »
How does the 2020 Kia Sorento handle in snow?
Living in Minnesota means having a strategy for safe driving during the winter months, lest cabin fever becomes more than just a troublesome concept. When customers stop into the Kia of St. Cloud showroom to inquire about a new vehicle, they almost inevitably ask, ‘How does the 2020 Kia Sorento handle in snow?’ Like previous versions, the 2020 Sorento is a three-row crossover SUV that is well-equipped and is going to be a prime candidate for families looking for a convenient mode of transportation. When winter hits, future owners will be able to find confidence in traversing less than perfect road conditions. A few of our Kia of St. Cloud product experts took a closer look at the platform and they are excited to share what they found. Read the rest of this entry »
What kind of oil should I use in my Kia vehicle?
One of the on-going debates that can get rather heated in the Kia of St. Cloud Service Department usually starts with the question, what kind of oil should I use in my Kia vehicle? For the most part, this discussion is limited to the merits of synthetic oil versus conventional oil. Unless one of our service technicians recommends something different, you should always follow the recommendations laid out in your vehicle’s owner’s manual. If you’re the type that likes to get your hands dirty and turn your own wrenches, our service team thought it would be beneficial to talk about the benefits of both types so you can make an informed decision. Read the rest of this entry »
Do Kia vehicles require premium gasoline?
Just like how there is a Kia vehicle to fit just about any owner’s needs, there is an appropriate fuel to match. When people are new to the brand and they’re exploring their options in the Kia of St. Cloud showroom, it’s pretty common for them to wonder, ‘Do Kia vehicles require premium gasoline?’ This is actually a pretty important question to ask since choosing the wrong kind of fuel can lead to spending too much money unnecessarily or a drop in performance. The Kia of St. Cloud Blog reached out to the experts in the dealership’s service department to get their professional insight. Without spoiling the story, no, Kia vehicles don’t require premium-grade fuel. Let’s take a look at a few things you need to know. Read the rest of this entry »