Is the 2018 Kia Stinger GT faster than the Mustang GT?
There has been a lot of excitement surrounding the 2018 Kia Stinger GT – and for a very good reason. The automaker took the time to precisely engineer the light and nimble sports coupe to be a direct competitor of models from Europe, but with a significantly lower starting price. The Spitzer Kia of Mansfield Blog has already shared with you a video of the all-new Stinger GT going up against models from BMW and Porsche, with the high-performance Kia vehicle all but decimating the competition. But what about some vintage American muscle? Is the 2018 Kia Stinger GT faster than the Mustang GT? Yes. Yes, it is. Read the rest of this entry »
Release date for the 2019 Kia K900
There is a lot to see in the Spitzer Kia of Mansfield in terms of new models and technology. The automaker has already introduced the all-new high-performance Kia Stinger to dealerships and has announced coming redesigns for the Forte and Sorento. As of today, Kia has signaled its intention overhaul its top-of-the-line sedan and has also let a little bit of information slip about the release date for the 2019 Kia K900. According to an entry on the manufacturer’s global news website, the 2019 Kia K900 will start to arrive to select markets during the second quarter of 2018. This leads many other reputable automotive websites to believe we’ll get a live look at the redesigned K900 at the New York Auto Show in April. Read the rest of this entry »
What you should do when your Kia lease is over
Leasing a Kia car, crossover SUV or minivan is wonderful. Buyers can get behind the wheel of a well-equipped vehicle with incredibly low monthly payments in addition to being able to get a new model in fairly short intervals. The automaker’s financing arm has done its best to make the leasing process as easy as possible. However, when the term expires, some questions can linger. Here are few things you should do when your Kia lease is over. If you have more questions or unexpected difficulties, contact a financing expert at the Spitzer Kia of Mansfield showroom as soon as possible. Read the rest of this entry »
Does Kia make a full-size crossover SUV?
When it comes to being on the cutting-edge of new vehicles coming from Kia, the product experts at Spitzer Kia of Mansfield are often in the same boat as the general public. Like the rest of you, we want to know what is coming down the pipe, especially because it’s our job to be able to answer questions, like ‘Does Kia make a full-size crossover SUV?’ To which we don’t have a definitive answer. In the world of automotive rumors and speculation, AutoBlog is one of the best sources of news out there. They have posted with some spy shots of a heavily masked new crossover SUV that could be the long-speculated-about Telluride concept crossover SUV? Read the rest of this entry »
Can I test drive the 2018 Kia Stinger on a race track?
The 2018 Kia Stinger was inspired by high-performance European roadsters. It was put through its at the same German facility used by European roadsters. So, it’s only fitting that someone interested in seeing what the new Kia fastback sedan can do when it’s put directly up against those models. If you’ve been wondering, ‘Can I test drive the 2018 Kia Stinger on a race track?’ We have some good news. Yes, you can. But you will need to take a little bit of a road trip to Arlington Park in Chicago to do so. On April 7 and April 8, representatives from Kia will team participants with professional driving instructors at the Chicago-area race track to put the new Stinger and some of its rivals from Audi, BMW and Porsche through a series of tests. Read the rest of this entry »
Which car sounds are bad to hear?
Modern cars are works of art. When everything is working perfectly the sounds from the engine and the road should work together like the notes in a symphony. If someone is paying close attention, an interruption in the music made by cars, trucks and SUVs will be the first sign something is wrong. So, which car sounds are bad to hear? This can be a tough question to nail down. We spoke with a few members of the Spitzer Kia of Mansfield Service Department to help customers know when they need to be concerned about their vehicles and need to bring it in for an appointment. Read the rest of this entry »
What was the song used in the Kia Stinger Super Bowl ad?
The competition for professional football’s top prize wasn’t the only battle happening on Sunday. Kia knew they would have a captive audience on hand to unveil its new Kia Stinger commercial with star power coming from the world of open-wheel racing as well as rock’n’roll. If you’re not familiar with the extensive music catalog of Aerosmith, you might have found yourself wondering, ‘What was the song used in the Kia Stinger Super Bowl ad?’ The tune was a remix of the band’s classic hit, “Dream On.” It may have been hard to recognize at first because it was initially played in reverse. Read the rest of this entry »
What is the total range for the 2018 Kia Niro PHEV?
Kia is quickly becoming one of the strongest manufacturers of hybrid and plug-in vehicles in the entire global automotive industry. The new plug-in version of the Kia Niro hybrid adds a new dimension to that profile with an excellent range using only stored electricity as well as for distance traveled total overall with the gas and electric systems working together. Customers have really taken to the interior flexibility of the Niro crossover SUV, but they are still looking for more. So, what is the total range for the 2018 Kia Niro PHEV? The new plug-in version of the Kia Niro hasn’t yet arrived to Kia Spitzer of Mansfield, but if you’re interested in ordering one, you should schedule an appointment with one of our sales professionals today. Read the rest of this entry »
When will the 2019 Kia Sorento be on sale?
One of the most popular Kia vehicles will be getting a refreshed exterior and some new technology when it arrives at the Kia Spitzer of Mansfield showroom for the next model year. Word has already begun to leak out about the latest version of the crossover SUV – leading people to ask our product experts about when the 2019 Kia Sorento be on sale at the dealership. When the 2019 Sorento is finally delivered, a seven-passenger, three-row configuration will be standard on all five trim grades and the infotainment system will be compatible with the latest versions of the Apple CarPlay and Android Auto suites of applications. Read the rest of this entry »
Does Kia make a 7-passenger crossover SUV?
As a manufacturer, Kia is on quite a hot streak. Not only has the incredible and exciting Kia Stinger been delivered to dealerships like Spitzer Kia of Mansfield, but the automaker wowed a tough audience of automotive experts and journalists with the introduction of the redesign of the 2019 Kia Forte at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The upcoming Chicago Auto Show is another venue where automakers like to make news. An announcement could be coming up with news about plans for Kia to make a seven-passenger crossover SUV? The automotive website, AutoBlog posted a story on Jan. 28 with some interesting insights. Read the rest of this entry »