How the 2016 Soul EV is Pushing the Envelope of Electric Vehicles

One of the top “must-haves” on any new car buyer’s list, is exceptional fuel economy. A trait typically above that of safety, drivers are placing a major emphasis on the ability to go farther, for much longer. Skipping gas stations not only allows for more enjoyment of the open road, but keeps money where it should be – in your wallet. Saving money at the pump simultaneously helps the environment, which gives even more of an added benefit to the desire for higher fuel economy ratings on new vehicles. Car manufacturers have had to choice but to cater to this growing demand, which is also coming from new government compliance laws that are mandatory on new vehicles.

While some automotive companies are scrambling to keep low fuel economy ratings without sacrificing performance expectations, Kia is effortlessly managing to do both. A perfect example is the Kia Soul in Miami and across the United States. The compact crossover is already known for its high fuel efficiency, and is getting an even bigger boost with the introduction of the latest Soul EV model. Read the rest of this entry >>

Check Out This X-Men-Inspired Kia

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Kia continued their relationship with Twentieth Century Fox and the accompanying X-Men cinematic franchise by releasing a second-generation Kia X-Car-a Sportage CUV. Designed as a promotion for the upcoming X-Men: Apocalypse, the exclusive one-off model was inspired by the shape-shifting mutant Mystique, currently played by Jennifer Lawrence in the movie series.

Sure, you won’t find this CUV sitting alongside a Kia Optima in Miami, but we can still appreciate the brand’s latest innovative creation…

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Kia Begins Testing on Driverless Car, Hoping for 2030 Release

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Kia and sister company Hyundai are well on their way to realizing their goal of producing an autonomous vehicle. The automaker recently announced that they were granted a license by the state of Nevada to begin testing their self-driving vehicles on public roads. This is a big step for the brand, although not much of a surprise, as Kia continuously tests the boundaries in regards to vehicle innovation.

While we certainly won’t see these driverless vehicles next to any Kia Optimas at Miami dealerships, we can still anticipate the eventual release of the vehicle…

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7 Ways the 2016 Sportage Outdoes the Ford Escape

The crossover segment is THE fastest growing category in today’s automotive marketplace. Vehicle manufacturers are scrambling to create a valid contender, and while some are succeeding brilliantly in their efforts – others are falling flat. The qualities that consumers look for when purchasing a new crossover seem to be constantly changing. While one year the focus may be on efficiency, the next year consumers demand the most recently released technology. With this constant evolutionary trend, auto brands are finding it imperative to stay relevant, or else risk becoming obsolete. Read the rest of this entry >>

Why the 2016 Kia Optima SX is Such a Bargain

 

optima-1There was once a time when “luxury vehicles” were reserved only for the wealthiest of customers, as the accompanying price tag always exceeded the standard consumer’s budget. Many customers assume that that logic is still applicable today, but many brands (like Kia) are now producing affordable luxury sedans that can compete with any rival vehicle.

Many consumers may assume that Kia’s luxury vehicles don’t hold a candle to their competitors due to the reasonable price tag. However, the brand’s vehicles are just as stylish and luxurious, if not more so! Before you go shopping for a luxury vehicle, see why you should really be pursuing a Kia Optima in Miami

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New Sportage Commercial Channels It’s Inner Grand Theft Auto

Staying relevant in the automotive industry is hard enough. Vying to include the latest in-vehicle technologies, the most impressive interior amenities, and the coolest new additions – creating a vehicle that is relevant year after year is nearly impossible. It is for this reason alone, that car manufacturers are constantly updating, refreshing, and offering new generations of their models. Appealing to such a wide customer base can be tricky when designing vehicles, but even trickier when trying to decide how to market them. Read the rest of this entry >>

10 Reasons the Kia Soul is the Coolest Crossover

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Kia took the world by surprise when it unveiled its funky new crossover in 2010. The Soul was designed to appeal to a younger demographic, and offered up a sporty, unique style that no other vehicle on the market could match. Whether you are driving a conservative Kia Soul in the North East, or have opted for a brightly colored Kia Soul in Miami – the thousands of available options truly know no bounds.

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2016 Kia Optima Named International Car of Year

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For the fourth straight year, Kia has been honored by the Road and Travel Magazine at the annual Los Angeles Auto Show, once again taking home top honors at the event. Following in the footsteps of the K900 luxury sedan (2015), Cadenza premium sedan (2014), and previous-generation Optima (2013), the 2016 Kia Optima has been named the International Car of the Year.

From a United States perspective, this award may seem rather insignificant. However, it’s actually a great sign for the brand that Kia is flourishing around the globe. So, before you decide to go shopping for a Kia Optima in Miami, see why the nameplate is respected and beloved worldwide…

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