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Kia Debuts 576-Horsepower EV6 GT

Kia Debuts 576-Horsepower EV6 GT

Kia introduced the all-new, all-electric EV6 early last year as part of its Plan S strategy of offering an eco-friendlier lineup. At Monterey Car Week in August, Kia unveiled the EV6 GT — a supercharged version of the already-impressive EV. The Kia EV6 GT is powered by a dual-motor e-AWD powertrain. This includes a 77.4-kWh Nickel-Cobalt-Manganese battery pack, a front-mounted 160 kW motor, and a rear-mounted 270 kW motor. But what does that mean for you? Believe it or not,…

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Fall Car Care Tips in Memphis, TN

Fall Car Care Tips in Memphis, TN

With the weather slightly changing in our area, now is the perfect time to reassess the needs of your vehicle. Here are some fall car care tips to help you avoid unwanted — and costly — repairs. Check up on the battery The extreme heat of summer can do a number on the health of your car’s battery. Before we head into cooler temperatures, you’ll want to check the battery to see if it needs to be replaced or charged….

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EV6 Wins WardsAuto 10 Best Interiors & UX Award

EV6 Wins WardsAuto 10 Best Interiors & UX Award

The new Kia EV6 was carefully crafted, inside and out. WardsAuto seems to agree, as the all-electric SUV was recently named a winner of a Wards 10 Best Interiors & UX award. “We are honored to receive this award for the EV6, which represents an important step toward Kia’s transformative ‘Plan S’ global electrification strategy,” said Steven Center, COO and EVP, Kia America. “The EV6’s modern, bold design elements and interior solutions thoughtfully integrated with intuitive technology reinforce Kia’s future-forward…

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Kia Breaks US Sales Record in 2021

Kia Breaks US Sales Record in 2021

Despite the ongoing effects of a global pandemic, the Kia brand posted its best sales in 2021. Kia sales in December reached 48,506 units. This amount means that for the first time ever, Kia sales exceeded the brand’s 700,000-sales mark. Several models led the charge, each posting all-time annual sales records. These models were the Forte, Seltos, Sportage, Telluride, and Niro EV. The hybrid and battery-electric vehicles in the Kia lineup posted impressive sales numbers, too. “Announcing best-ever annual sales…

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3 Day Trip Destinations near Memphis

3 Day Trip Destinations near Memphis

Spring is the perfect time to take a day trip if you need a short escape from the daily grind. Here are 3 day trip destinations near Memphis. Como, Mississippi Located just 47 miles from Memphis, Como is sure to satisfy carnivores and architect geeks alike. This Mississippi town is home to Como Streakhouse, where you can sink your teeth into some hearty, meat-focused dishes. Stop by Home Place Pastures, a fifth-generation family farm dedicated to raising livestock humanely. Then…

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Kia Forte and Soul Earn Among U.S. News & World Report Best Cars for Teens

Kia Forte and Soul Earn Among U.S. News & World Report Best Cars for Teens

The Forte and Soul from Kia entered the spotlight recently as two of the best cars for teenage drivers. In the most recent U.S. News & World Report Best Cars for Teens list, the 2019 Forte received the “Best Car for Teens $25k to $30k” award while the 2020 Soul earned “Best SUV for Teens $25k to $30k.” The 2019 Forte earned its praise for reliability, one of the evaluation categories. The DRIVE WiSE driver assistance systems also added to…

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Kia Has More IIHS Safety Ratings Than Any Other Brand

Kia Has More IIHS Safety Ratings Than Any Other Brand

Kia is earning top recognition for its safety. The Korean carmaker recently became the brand with the most top Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) safety ratings after the 2020 Kia Telluride earned the title of TOP SAFETY PICK. It now has five vehicles with TOP SAFETY PICK ratings and seven with the IIHS’s highest possible TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating. To earn the title of IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK, each vehicle must earn the highest possible “Good” rating in the…

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Kia Unveils Limited-Edition Stinger GTS

Kia Unveils Limited-Edition Stinger GTS

Earlier this year at the New York International Auto Show, Kia pulled off the covers on a new limited edition Stinger GTS. This new Kia Stinger GTS will be limited to just 800 units and will feature a completely new available dynamic all-wheel drive system (D-AWD). The Stinger GTS special edition will also come in its own unique color: a “Federation” premium orange paint color. The limited edition Stinger GTS will take its power from the Stinger GT’s engine, a…

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