Kia Stinger wins inaugural engine award from J.D. Power group
When the 2018 Kia Stinger first arrived at the Classic Kia Carrollton showroom, it introduced a new era to anyone interested in the automaker’s lineup. The high-performance sportback has been such a revelation to the industry, that the Kia Stinger has won an inaugural engine award from J.D. Power and Associates. The J.D. Power Engineering Award for Highest-Rated All-New Vehicle is in its first year of existence combines ratings done from the group’s other awards including Initial Quality™ and APEAL™. Kia is the first manufacturer to take this particular piece of hardware home. Read the rest of this entry »
Best public golf courses near Carrollton, TX
America’s most famous humorist, Mark Twain, told us that golf is the best way to spoil an otherwise pleasant walk. There are more than a few of us working at Classic Kia Carrollton that respectfully disagree. This is the perfect time of year to get the sticks out of storage and start considering the best public golf courses near Carrollton, TX. Some of the golf fans working at our showroom picked out some of their favorite places to play. Hopefully, we will have helped you find a new place to get a round in or reminded you of a track that you haven’t thought about in a while. Either way, if you decide to use our list of golf courses in the area, we hope you enjoy yourself and stay out of the sand. Read the rest of this entry »
How much car insurance do I need in Texas?
There is only so much we can control when we are on the road. Even if you are the safest driver you can possibly be, there is always something or someone else that isn’t going to play by the rules. In order to protect yourself and your assets, you will need to have an active insurance policy to legally drive a vehicle in the states of Texas. If you’re wondering, ‘How much car insurance do I need in Texas,’ the team at Classic Kia Carrollton put together this handy guide to answer some basic questions. If you need more in-depth answers, speak with a licensed insurance agent. However, to obtain any information you need about a new vehicle, make an appointment with a Classic Kia Carrollton product expert today. Read the rest of this entry »
Cargo space dimensions for the 2019 Kia Rio
There is a lot of truth to the idea of good things coming in small packages – especially in the class of vehicles that contains the Kia Rio. As the current model year carries on inside of the Classic Kia Carrollton showroom, our product experts have been getting more inquiries about the cargo space dimensions for the 2019 Kia Rio, with equal attention being paid to the sedan and five-door hatchback versions. Advances in automotive construction methods and materials have allowed a variety of Kia platforms to better balance size and weight considerations with fuel economy scores. Let’s take a look at what these Kia vehicles can offer buyers who are visiting the Classic Kia Carrollton showroom. Read the rest of this entry »
How do I charge a Kia electric vehicle at home?
We don’t know what the perfect solution is to powering automobiles, but the next step is going to be using gas/electric hybrid and battery technology. Kia is making strides every day to get this technology just right and already has a few options on the market in the way of the Niro PHEV crossover SUV, as well as the Optima PHEV and upcoming Soul EV+. As more customers come to the Classic Kia Carrollton showroom wondering, ‘How do I charge a Kia electric vehicle at home,’ the automaker has teamed up with Amazon to deliver everything an electric vehicle owner will need to take full advantage of this technology. Let’s take a look at what you need to know. Read the rest of this entry »
Best brunch restaurants near Carrollton, TX
Not that winters are terribly harsh in North Texas, but there is something about the first days and weeks of spring that are just invigorating. One of the things a lot of people working at Classic Kia Carrollton like to do in the spring is to explore new places to eat. If that sounds like a great way to spend a Sunday to you, our product experts have come up with a list of the best brunch restaurants near Carrollton, TX. Additionally, if these places aren’t establishments you have previously visited, many new Kia vehicles are equipped with cutting-edge systems that are compatible with today’s most popular smartphones and their applications. Customers can see a full-scale demonstration of everything Kia vehicles have to offer by making an appointment with a Classic Kia Carrollton product expert today. Read the rest of this entry »
Is Kia adding a new electric vehicle to its lineup?
The annual worldwide automotive exposition circuit kicked off its first major European date in Switzerland at the Geneva International Motor Show. Kia certainly attracted a lot of attention at auto shows in Detroit and Chicago with its all-new Telluride crossover SUV. However, the manufacturer is moving in a slightly different direction across the pond. So, is Kia adding a new electric vehicle to its lineup? Breaking driver’s dependence on fossil fuels is a prime objective for most automakers, including Kia. They already have a hybrid sedan and crossover SUV, but this new concept vehicle could eliminate the need for gasoline altogether. Let’s take a look at what could very well be coming to the Classic Kia Carrollton showroom in the future. Read the rest of this entry »
New 2020 Kia Telluride photos from the Chicago Auto Show
There is nobody worth listening to who thinks that crossover SUVs are going anywhere any time soon. Kia has shown its ready to dive further into the pool by introducing its most capable member of this industry segment to date. If these new 2020 Kia Telluride photos from the Chicago Auto Show accomplish anything, it will be to build on the excitement already in place for the new crossover SUV. Our far-flung correspondent was able to get a glimpse of the excitement about the new Telluride when they visited the Chicago Auto Show a few weeks ago. As you can see from the pictures, the 2020 Kia Telluride is almost guaranteed to be a hit when it’s finally delivered to the Classic Kia Carrollton showroom. Read the rest of this entry »
Is the 2019 Kia Stinger worth it?
Kia vehicles have a well-earned reputation for being reliable, well-equipped and affordable. Checking off these three boxes is pretty much what has made the manufacturer so successful in the highly competitive automotive industry. When the automaker introduced the high-performance Stinger, people didn’t know what to make of it and how it would fit in with the rest of its sedan, hatchback and crossover SUV siblings. The team of product experts working at the Classic Kia Carrollton showroom were routinely asked, ‘Is the 2019 Kia Stinger worth it?’ A recent announcement from U.S. News & World Report confirmed what we’ve thought all along. Yes, the 2019 Kia Stinger is worth it. Let’s see what they had to say. Read the rest of this entry »
2020 Kia Soul Performance Specs and Cargo Volume
Among the new vehicle lineup at the Classic Kia of Carrollton showroom, the Kia Soul has stood out since the first day it arrived. For the upcoming 2020 model year, the automaker has made a few important changes to its iconic wagon/crossover SUV. Our team of product experts has been getting a lot of calls, emails and text messages from potential customers wondering about the performance specs and cargo volume of the 2020 Kia Soul. For the new model year, Kia will be employing an upgraded engine in addition to all of the technological upgrades that they have installed. If you’d like to start the pre-ordering for the 2020 Soul before it arrives at our showroom, make an appointment with one of our product experts today. Read the rest of this entry »