The Kia EV9 Won the 2024 World Car Awards, Twice

April 4th, 2024 by

The Kia EV9 has come a long way since it burst on the scene last October, when we declared it the definitive electric SUV. Flash forward six months later, and it’s good to know that the rest of the world is in agreement. Last week, the World Car Awards ceremony took place at the New…

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Setting New Standards: Kia Unveils the K4

March 26th, 2024 by

At last, the next generation of compact sedans is upon us. After weeks of teasing, Kia finally gave us our first look at the long-awaited Kia K4 last week. This preview precedes the sedan’s official debut at the New York International Auto Show tomorrow morning.   The 2025 K4 is a total reimagining of Kia’s…

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A Guide to Changing Your Car’s Air Filter This Spring

March 5th, 2024 by

As winter cedes its icy grip on Rocktown, you’re starting to feel it whenever you drive: the familiar urge to roll down the window and let the spring breeze in. Let it happen; we’re eager to breathe in all the natural air we can after this long Harrisonburg winter – making the start of spring…

Five Car Sounds You Shouldn’t Be Ignoring

February 23rd, 2024 by

With few exceptions – think Optimus Prime, Christine, or the characters in Pixar’s Cars – our vehicles don’t speak the English language. However, that doesn’t mean your car has no means of communicating with you. Differentiating between natural car noises and potential warnings can be challenging, but one thing you can never do is ignore…

Family First: The Telluride is the Best Family Car of 2024

February 8th, 2024 by

When you envision the ideal family vehicle, what comes to mind? Spaciousness, no doubt, as any family-friendly SUV needs ample room for inevitable backseat shenanigans. An array of high-tech features and other amenities is probably expected. And of course, no family car is worth investing in unless it comes with the highest safety marks. The…

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Understanding Rotating and Balancing Your Tires

January 30th, 2024 by

Be honest: the last time a garage recommended a tire rotation, did you think you were being scammed? Because so many repair shops, dealerships, and manufacturers do such a poor job of explaining what tire rotation is, drivers understandably suspect it’s just a generic add-on to your service estimate. Rest assured that not only are…

The Kia Niro is the Best of Both Worlds

January 18th, 2024 by

When you look at hybrid cars, perhaps you see an identity crisis; when gas and electric offer such divergent experiences, what do you make of a vehicle that’s bold enough to offer both? But that’s exactly why the future rests in hybrids like the Kia Niro. For many manufacturers, hybridization involves some compromise between gas…

Kia’s New Partnership with the NBA is Pure Magic

December 20th, 2023 by

The Amway Center, Orlando’s premier downtown entertainment destination – and home of the National Basketball Association’s Orlando Magic – is going by a new name starting today. This morning, on December 20th, the team officially announced the Amway Center is henceforth to be called the Kia Center. The Kia Center is a fairly new complex,…

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New Year’s Resolutions for Car Owners to Consider

December 12th, 2023 by

The start of 2024 is upon us, a time to make life-altering resolutions and then immediately break them. But here’s a new thought for the new year: what if 2024 is the year you stick to your resolutions? The thing about New Year’s resolutions is that there’s no need for them to be major life…

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5 Kia Facts You May Not Be Aware Of

November 21st, 2023 by

Thanksgiving is just a few days away – a time for giving thanks, for a third serving of sweet potatoes, and perhaps most crucially, for figuring out what conversation points you want to bring to the dinner table. Based on the makeup of your family, this could be one of the trickier parts of your…

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