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A Brief History of Car Paint Colors

November 29th, 2022 by
Man choosing color of his car with color sampler.

Believe it or not, the colors that you see on cars today are the result of a long and complicated history. In the early days of the automobile, there were only a handful of colors to choose from. But as technology progressed and society evolved, so too did the palette of available car colors. Today,…

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2023 KIA SPORTAGE AND SPORTAGE HYBRID EARN 2022 IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK AWARD

September 26th, 2022 by

IRVINE, CA, September 26, 2022 – The 2023 Sportage and Sportage Hybrid have been awarded the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) 2022 TOP SAFETY PICK (TSP) award. The designation applies to the Sportage and Sportage Hybrid when equipped with LED projector headlights, and also makes the Sportage the ninth Kia vehicle to earn either…

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Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Finance Anywhere Besides Steven KIA!

September 15th, 2022 by
A couple financing their newest KIA here at Steven KIA in Harrisonburg

When you’re on the search for a new vehicle, having an idea of how you will finance the vehicle is just as important as knowing which make and model you want. Just as you would shop around for the best price on that vehicle, you should look for the best financing options available for your…

2023 KIA Telluride Arriving Soon at Steven KIA

September 6th, 2022 by
2023 KIA Telluride

Coming soon to Steven KIA, the 2023 KIA Telluride picks up where the award-winning 2022 Telluride left off, boasting incredible value at an unbeatable price. The updated Telluride will feature expanded driver assistance features, upgraded tech and new design elements along with all of the features that earned Telluride U.S. News “Best Cars for Families”…

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KIA’s 2023 Forte Finally Revealed

August 31st, 2022 by
2023 KIA Forte

Earlier this week, KIA revealed its plans for the 2023 Forte, which will be arriving on the lot here at Steven KIA shortly. The Forte recently underwent what KIA calls a “significant product enhancement” just last year, in which the compact sedan saw major improvements to its interior and exterior. While the 2023 Forte is…

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5 Things to Remember When Driving an EV This Summer

August 11th, 2022 by
Summer driving in an electric vehicle

Planning a fun road trip in your EV this summer? Then you’re going to want to read this! As an electric vehicle owner, you’re most likely calculating your battery’s range and planning the trip accordingly, so we put together some tips to help you out. While battery technology in EVs has made substantial progress in…

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5 Exciting Facts About the All-New 2023 Sportage

July 28th, 2022 by
2023 KIA Sportage X-Pro

Since it was first introduced in 1993, the KIA Sportage has provided incredible value while delighting endless amounts of customers. The compact sport utility vehicle (SUV) has come a long way since it was first introduced in the ‘90s, both in terms of quality and technological innovation. Now a few decades into its production, the…

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4 Tips to Keep Your Car Looking Great

July 11th, 2022 by

Whether you’re a car enthusiast or simply a daily driver, keeping your car clean is always a must. While it may seem like a daunting task to keep your car clean, it truly isn’t, especially with our Steven KIA helpful car cleaning tips. As with any chore, the more you keep up with cleaning your…

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KIA Hits New Milestone with 10 Million Cars Sold

June 30th, 2022 by
KIA SELLS 10 MILLIONTH VEHICLE IN THE UNITED STATES

KIA Hits New Milestone with 10 Million Cars Sold As its popularity continues to grow, KIA is celebrating the sale of its 10 millionth vehicle in America since opening shop in 1993. Despite being one of the youngest companies in the auto industry, KIA has swiftly risen to the top of consumer lists thanks to…

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Electric Vehicles are More Practical Than You Think. Here’s Why

June 13th, 2022 by
A woman and her child charging their electric car at a public charging station

As fuel prices soar and climate change becomes a larger public concern, the need for electric vehicles becomes clearer and clearer. Despite the growing need for electric vehicles, there is no shortage of negative rumors surrounding the vehicles. You’ll hear about “range anxiety” or how rare materials are used to build batteries for EVs. The…

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