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6 Kia Vehicles Lead the Way in J.D. Power Initial Quality Study

6 Kia Vehicles Lead the Way in J.D. Power Initial Quality Study

When it comes to high quality, Kia is one of the best auto brands you can choose. In the J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Initial Quality Study, Kia vehicles topped five car, SUV, and van segments — more than any other automaker. The J.D. Power Initial Quality Study surveys thousands of people every year about problems they experience during the first 90 days of vehicle ownership. This data is translated into a score that reflects the number of problems experience per…

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New Kia Carnival MPV Gets Top Safety Pick Award

New Kia Carnival MPV Gets Top Safety Pick Award

Have you checked out the brand-new Kia Carnival at Gossett Kia yet? This hot new addition to the Kia lineup replaces the Sedona, providing a trendy, tech-packed option for families in Memphis, Tennessee. One of the ways that the 2022 Kia Carnival is ideal for local families is its durability and safety on the road, which was recently affirmed by the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety. The organization gave the three-row multi-purpose vehicle a Top Safety Pick designation when it’s…

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Fall Car Care Tips in Memphis, TN

Fall Car Care Tips in Memphis, TN

Summer is fading fast, and that means fall is on the horizon. To help you prepare for shorter hours of daylight, rainy forecasts, and drops in temperature, start checking off the following fall car care items. Battery check Your car’s battery has successfully taken you through a hot, sticky summer. Now is the time to check how much charge it has left, if any, to get you through the demands of driving in the fall. If it’s weak or showing…

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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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2019 Kia Stinger Earns 2019 IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+

2019 Kia Stinger Earns 2019 IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+

A few years ago, Kia introduced the sporty and thrilling Stinger to its lineup. This sports sedan has sharp styling, advanced technology, and engaging performance. But it’s more than just good looks and exhilarating performance — it’s a safe and sound choice. Further proving this point is the recent news that the Stinger earned the 2019 IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+ — the highest score for safety offered by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. To earn this rating, the Stinger…

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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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Three Kia SUV Concepts Revealed at Seoul Motor Show

Three Kia SUV Concepts Revealed at Seoul Motor Show

At the recent 2019 Seoul Motor Show in Korea, we got to see three new Kia SUV concepts: the Masterpiece, Signature, and Imagine by Kia. Each showcases possible future design ideas and advanced technology. The Masterpiece is a large, rugged SUV aimed at tackling difficult off-road terrain. It has bold exterior lines with sculpted bodywork. Its powerful all-wheel drive system and raised body give it “go-anywhere” capabilities. With the Signature model, Kia gives us a look at an upcoming Kia…

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Five Facts About Memphis You Might Not Have Known

Five Facts About Memphis You Might Not Have Known

At Gossett Kia, we know our hometown of Memphis is filled with history, art, tasty food, and just about everything in between. Here are five facts about Memphis you might not have known—even if you’ve been living here your whole life. Memphis BBQ If you’re taking a food tour around the states, you’ll find four types of barbeque, one being Memphis barbeque. Here, ribs are slow-cooked in a pit, then either covered with dry rub or a sweet sauce. There…

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All New Kia Stinger Coming Soon

All New Kia Stinger Coming Soon

New cars don’t appear out of the ether. Every new design starts as a car designer’s dream, his or her idea of the perfect vehicle. Sometimes these ideas get made into concept cars and make appearances at auto shows. And sometimes these concept cars go into production and onto the market. Six years ago, Kia showed one of these concept cars, the Kia GT, at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show. This sporty, sleek sedan was rear-drive and featured rear-hinged suicide…

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10 Reasons To Buy a Kia

10 Reasons To Buy a Kia

It’s no mystery that we love Kia cars and SUVs. There are so many good reasons to buy a Kia that you can’t even count them on both hands! We’ve gone so far as to give you ten of our favorites. Great Value Kia vehicles may have started as modest cars, but today they’re packed full of features and gadgets that offer a lot of bang for the buck. Warranties Kia models offer generous warranties that prove that they stand…

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