Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category
In today’s modern world, technology is all the rage. The 2019 Kia Optima stays ahead of the times with its advanced technology. Keep reading to learn about the standard and optional technology and connectivity features in the 2019 Kia Optima. (more…)
What Safety Features Does the 2020 Kia Telluride Offer?
Safety is a top priority when it comes to shopping for a new family-friendly vehicle. The family-sized 2020 Kia Telluride showed off just how safe it is by taking home the second-highest safety rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Learn all about this Top Safety Pick rating as well as what safety features the 2020 Kia Telluride offers in this guide from Classic Kia of Carrollton. (more…)
How Safe is the 2019 Kia Stinger?
For some, one of the most important aspects of a new vehicle purchase is how safe the vehicle is. Thankfully for Kia-enthusiasts, the Kia Stinger not only delivers high performance but also comes equipped with safety systems. If you are wondering just how safe the 2019 Kia Stinger is, continue reading to learn all about its safety ratings and features. (more…)
What is the Kia Seltos and is it coming to the US?
If you’ve been staying up-to-date with the Classic Kia Carrollton Blog, you know that we’re pretty excited about the future models our manufacturing partners may or may not be bringing closer to production. Back in April, we brought you some news about the Kia HabaNiro concept which is unique in several ways including incredible electric-only range and its gull-wing doors. But as we were scrolling through our various social media feeds, we came across something a little more tangible. However, it left us with the question, ‘What is the Kia Seltos and is it coming to the US?’ Our friends at AutoBlog posted something at the end of May which sheds a little light on the subject. We’ve linked to the story below, in addition to a video that we thought you’d find interesting. (more…)
Is the Kia HabaNiro a real vehicle that is going to be made?
There are several vehicles in the new model lineup at the Classic Kia Carrollton showroom that rank among their class’ most fuel-efficient. Even though our manufacturing partners largely have a strong hold on fuel economy, that doesn’t mean they aren’t looking at continuing that dominance when the next set of technology is finally ready for mass production. So, is the Kia HabaNiro a real vehicle that is going to be made? Well, they say to never say never. The automaker’s newest concept vehicle does make an interesting case for being something that could show up at dealership’s around the country, including Classic Kia Carrollton, maybe. Let’s take a look. (more…)
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. (more…)
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. (more…)
Understanding the technologies that are found in your Kia vehicle is one of the most difficult things about new vehicles like the 2018 and 2019 models you can purchase today. If you’ve never had a vehicle with Bluetooth connectivity before, figuring out how to connect your phone to your Kia vehicle can seem impossible. Even if you have, it can still be confusing to pair your smartphone with your car. Check out the first video below to learn how to connect your phone utilizing this technology. The video is a bit outdated as it was made back when Bluetooth connectivity was first available in Kia vehicles, but the technology works the same despite looking a bit old. The other two videos will show you how to do some other confusing tasks with Bluetooth technology. Give us a call with any questions you might have. (more…)
Kia has a lot of incredible technologies in store for the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show. These technologies are so exciting, that the brand has given us a sneak peek at some of them. All of the technologies will be combined into a ‘Space of Emotive Driving’ exhibit, with the centerpiece being the R.E.A.D. System – aka Real-time Emotion Adaptive Driving. Rather than focusing on automated driving technology, which a whole slew of manufacturers and other tech companies are currently doing, Kia is looking ahead to a time beyond autonomous driving, when connected vehicles are commonplace. Technologies like the R.E.A.D. System will be important in that future. (more…)