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Worried About Getting Your Christmas Tree Home Safely with Your New Kia from Classic Kia of Carrollton in Texas? Worry No More with These Helpful Tips

Monday, December 9th, 2019
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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…)

If you’re planning a home-based fireworks show, know the rules

Wednesday, June 26th, 2019
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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…)

Love farmers markets? We have a few suggestions you might like

Tuesday, June 25th, 2019
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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…)

You have to use the right fuel to get the most from your vehicle

Tuesday, May 14th, 2019
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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…)

Are you looking for a new golf course to try? Classic Kia has some suggestions

Thursday, April 4th, 2019
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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…)

Do you have enough car insurance coverage? Also, are you paying too much for it?

Monday, April 1st, 2019
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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…)

This might not be a normal Amazon delivery

Friday, March 15th, 2019
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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…)

This is the perfect time of year to explore some new places to eat

Tuesday, March 12th, 2019
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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. (more…)

When Do I Need to Replace My Windshield?

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018
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When Do I Need to Replace My Windshield? 

It’s happened to just about all of us, you’re driving down the road when out of nowhere some debris gets kicked up and suddenly there’s a chip or crack in your windshield. Your windshield is an important part of the car so any damage needs to be checked and taken seriously. 

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