Archive for the ‘Tips and Tricks’ Category
We’re Here to Help Get You Back on the Road in Carrollton TX
Nothing is more exhilarating than cruising down the open road in a new Kia car, hatchback or SUV from Classic Kia of Carrollton in the Dallas-Fort Worth area of Texas. But even with as reliable and dependable as our new Kia models are here at Classic Kia of Carrollton, even they need regular automotive maintenance from time to time. If nothing else, they’ll need their oil change and their tires rotated – to say nothing about needing to keep an eye on your brake pads and tire treads. We know – even the minimum amount of automotive maintenance can seem like a daunting amount. But don’t worry, as we’ve got you covered right here in the Dallas-Fort Worth area of Texas thanks to the highly qualified and experienced automotive maintenance technicians employed in our Classic Kia of Carrollton Service Department. Put simply, we’re here to help get you back on the road – and we’re right here in Carrollton, TX.
Watch Now: Video Teases All-Electric Kia EV6
It wasn’t that long ago that experts throughout the automotive industry said hybrid models were the future of the industry. Of course, if you look around the industry today, you’ll see those experts weren’t too far off. But hybrid models aren’t the only models of the future these days, as electric vehicles – also known as EVs – are quickly becoming just as popular. And now we’ve learned that Kia is entering the electric vehicle foray with the upcoming all-new, all-electric Kia EV6. So, what is the all-new, all-electric Kia EV6? Well, you can learn everything we know by watching this video teasing the Kia EV6 now.
How-To: Pairing Your Phone to Your New Kia
Ask anyone who has ever gotten behind the wheel of a new Kia at Classic Kia of Carrollton in the Dallas-Fort Worth area of Texas and they’ll tell you just how impressive all of the advanced new features those new models feature are. They’ll also tell you just how easy to use those new features are. But that doesn’t mean some people still don’t need a little extra help figuring some of them out – like figuring out how to pair their phone to their new Kia. If that happens to be the case for you, you’re going to enjoy this how-to video showing you how to pair your phone with your new Kia.
Tips & Tricks Video: Getting Your Christmas Tree Home Safely
The holiday season is upon us, which means many people will soon be bringing Christmas trees home to decorate. It’s a wonderful tradition, one that’s very dear to our hearts here at Classic Kia of Carrollton in the Dallas-Fort Worth area of Texas. But anyone who’s ever had to tie a tree to the top of their vehicle – even a vehicle as powerful and capable as the new Kia models here at Classic Kia of Carrollton – knows it’s not always the easiest thing. That’s why we decided to shard this video with you, as it contains step-by-step tips on how to safely transport your Christmas tree. (more…)
Texas Rules for Fireworks in Denton/Dallas/Collin County
Are you planning a Fourth of July celebration this year? You probably already have the menu worked out, but are you aware of the Texas rules for fireworks in Denton/Dallas/Collin County? Classic Kia Carrollton is located pretty much in the middle of all three counties, so we wanted to make sure that everyone was aware of the applicable laws and their responsibilities before they start taking to the sky with the show of the year. The most important piece of advice we can offer is to use common sense. Always think safety first and if the kids want to light up some sparklers, make sure they are well supervised. Here are a few other things you should probably know before the holiday gets here. (more…)
Where are the best farmers markets near Carrollton, TX?
Who doesn’t love a farmers market? Not only is attending these events a great way to get in a few extra steps, but people can buy fresh produce and who couldn’t stand to eat a few more veggies with each meal. During one particularly spirited lunch at Classic Kia Carrollton, quite the discussion broke out trying to answer the burning question, ‘Where are the best farmers markets near Carrollton, TX?’ If our product experts are having this argument, it has almost surely come up with our friends and customers. Our team put together this handy guide to the markets in the area. Hopefully, you will be able to find one that has what you need that is also easy to find. (more…)
Do any Kia vehicles require premium grade gasoline?
Kia vehicles have a well-earned reputation for being among the most fuel-efficient vehicles in every automotive segment in which the automaker competes. In order for any vehicle to perform as it was designed, people must follow what the manufacturer lays out in the owner’s manual. That includes filling the tank with the correct kind of fuel. So, do any Kia vehicles require premium-grade gasoline? The answer is yes but this only applies to a pair of new Kia vehicles — the K900 sedan and the high-performance Stinger. Let’s take a look at what premium grade gas is and what it does for a vehicle. If you have any questions about the best way to care for your vehicle, reach out to a Classic Kia Carrollton product expert. (more…)
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. (more…)
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. (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…)