Next generation Kia sedan shows off new performance-inspired style

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia Forte on Monday, January 15th, 2018 at 9:50 PM
A left profile view of the 2019 Kia Forte cruising along the road

Release Date for the 2019 Kia Forte

When it comes to exciting announcements for Kia coupes or sedans, the all-new Stinger has been occupying a lot of attention from the automotive press corps. That focus likely shifted a bit following the automaker’s presentation announcing the changes and information about the release date for the 2019 Kia Forte from the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. For the upcoming model year, Kia has chosen to completely overhaul its compact sedan and give it a stunning new exterior that is figuratively dripping with confidence and athleticism. The 2019 Forte should be arriving at dealerships like Spitzer Kia of Mansfield later this year – probably during the summer or early fall. Read the rest of this entry »

Kia, Google team up to expand device compatibility for owners

By blogsadmin | Posted in Vehicle Tech on Wednesday, January 10th, 2018 at 4:34 PM
A view of the digital touchscreen available in all of the Kia vehicles that are compatible with Google digital assistant products

Does Kia UVO work with Google Home and Google Assistant?

The most exciting trend in automotive technology is for vehicle owners or passengers to be able to integrate other devices into the overall driving experience. An announcement by Kia from the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas has catapulted the automaker to the top of the industry.  Kia owners can already connect their Android-based smartphones to the manufacturer’s infotainment system, but now Kia UVO works with Google Home and Google Assistant, one of the most popular such systems on the market today. A few vehicles in the Spitzer Kia of Mansfield showroom already have this capability. already have this capability. Interested buyers can schedule an appointment with one of our product experts today to see a demonstration. Read the rest of this entry »

New Kia Stinger named finalist for Car of the Year Award

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia Stinger on Friday, December 29th, 2017 at 2:54 PM
A photo of a blue 2018 Kia Stinger driving down the road

Is the Kia Stinger for sale near Ontario, OH

The future of Kia vehicles is now available at Spitzer Kia of Mansfield. The Kia Stinger is for sale near Ontario, OH in our showroom and is poised to break even more ground than what it has already accomplished. Since the North American Car of the Year Award started being handed out to worthy models in the early 1990s, the 2018 Stinger is the first Kia model to make the final group. The results of the contest will be announced in the coming weeks, likely after the start of the new year, but as the saying goes, we are just happy to be nominated. Read the rest of this entry »

Your car just got stuck in the snow. What happens next?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Tips and Tricks on Friday, December 29th, 2017 at 2:36 PM
A stock photo of a young man calling for help after his car got stuck

What should I do if I get stuck in the snow?

Winter driving presents quite a few challenges for drivers. Sure, it’s cold and car batteries don’t particularly like that. Snow and ice make roads slippery and weather conditions are likely to change quickly. These challenges are easily overcome if you educate yourself and stay disciplined while behind the wheel. But, what should you do if you get stuck in the snow? We know that sliding around and getting stuck in a ditch can be frightening. We want all of our customers to be prepared and know what to do. So, we found some of the most experienced drivers working at Spitzer Kia of Mansfield and asked for a few tips. Read the rest of this entry »

Is a new era dawning for the Jeep Cherokee?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Jeep Cherokee on Wednesday, December 20th, 2017 at 10:48 PM
A left profile view of the 2019 Jeep Cherokee driving on the highway

What’s coming in 2019 for the Jeep Cherokee?

Jeep has already produced the spark that is going to ignite interest in the upcoming 2018 Wrangler. Next month the automaker is preparing to take one of the largest stages in the industry to let people know what’s coming in 2019 for the Jeep Cherokee. The automaker will be presenting the debut of the 2019 Jeep Compass at the North American International Auto Show on Jan. 16 in Detroit. Jeep hasn’t made many details about the new version of the Cherokee known at this point, but our product experts have gotten together to make some guesses. We’ll be sure to bring you more information once it becomes available early next year. Read the rest of this entry »

Chrysler teams up with kid’s program to tout 2018 Pacifica

By blogsadmin | Posted in Chrysler Pacifica on Friday, December 15th, 2017 at 9:05 PM
A rear quarter view of a black 2018 Chrysler Pacifca

New 2018 Chrysler Pacifica Sesame Street commercials

Minivans like the 2018 Chrysler Pacifica and families go together like kids and Sesame Street. This fairly obvious intersection of two of the best brands in their areas led to a spark of inspiration. The new 2018 Chrysler Pacifica Sesame Street commercials show just how family-friendly the new minivan is. In fact, it would appear all the residents of Sesame Street are in agreement – even Oscar. For the new model year, the 2018 Pacifica has a lot to offer on its own. Just like previous versions, the new Pacifica offers some of the most cargo space available in the class as well as a towing capacity that rivals many crossover SUVs which may not have as much interior space. The 2018 Chrysler Pacifica is on the ground and ready to go at Drive Spitzer. Schedule a test drive today. Read the rest of this entry »

Get your first look at the next generation of the Wrangler platform

By blogsadmin | Posted in Jeep Wrangler on Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 at 5:24 PM
A side-by-side photo of a two- and four-door version of the 2018 Wrangler on display next to a river

Release date for the 2018 Jeep Wrangler

For good reason, the Jeep Wrangler is what people think of when they picture any unnamed Jeep model. Upon the release date for the 2018 Jeep Wrangler, Driver Spitzer buyers will be able to take close look at not only the most capable Wrangler model ever produced, but arguably the most capable SUV on the market today. The exterior of the 2018 Jeep Wrangler has been widely updated for the new model year while still be instantly recognizable as what it is. Owners are also getting a more advanced infotainment system that is compatible with today’s most popular smartphone applications. Read the rest of this entry »

Drive Spitzer adds latest Chrysler Pacifica to its inventory

By blogsadmin | Posted in Chrysler Pacifica on Wednesday, November 29th, 2017 at 8:00 AM
A left profile view of a red 2018 Chrysler Pacifica in a driveway

What’s new for the 2018 Chrysler Pacifica?

There are no two ways about it; the minivan platform is the easiest and most efficient way to move large amounts of people and/or cargo. At, or near, the top of that particular class sits the Chrysler Pacifica, which sees several changes made for the 2018 model year. The latest version of the minivan has arrived at the Drive Spitzer showroom and is ready for customers to stop by for a closer look or a test drive. Barely a week goes by when our product experts don’t get the question, ‘What’s new for the 2018 Chrysler Pacifica?’ If you’ve caught yourself wondering this same thing but haven’t had the chance to ask, Drive Spitzer is here to help. Read the rest of this entry »

Jeep could be changing the game with latest drop-top model

By blogsadmin | Posted in For Fun on Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 at 5:48 PM
A photo illustration of an excited crowd cheering for an event

Will the Jeep Wrangler pickup truck have a convertible option?

Several generations of Jeep owners have accomplished a nearly endless list of amazing things with the vaunted Wrangler platform. The automaker is adding a new chapter to its impressive story with the all-new Jeep Wrangler pickup truck variant, which it is calling the Scrambler. Even though everyone working at Drive Spitzer is very excited about the Jeep Scrambler arriving to the showroom, that enthusiasm is tempered a bit by the fact it will be quite a while before it appears. Even though the information is pretty scarce at this point, we have learned that the Jeep Wrangler pickup truck may offer a convertible top. Read the rest of this entry »

Dodge beats own mark for most powerful muscle car ever built

By blogsadmin | Posted in Dodge Challenger on Friday, November 17th, 2017 at 8:10 PM

How much horsepower does the 2018 Dodge Challenger Demon have?

Nobody worth listening to will ever discount the Dodge brand’s importance to the world of muscle cars. For the new model year, Dodge is adding another and even more impressive chapter to its storied history. The Dodge Challenger Demon was already one of the most powerful production cars ever built when it debuted with more than 700 horsepower. That, apparently, was just the jumping-off point for Dodge and its quest to push the limits of the internal combustion engine, not to mention good sense. The 2018 models have already been shipped from the assembly facility and when they arrive at dealerships like Drive Spitzer, owners will have more than 800 horsepower at their fingertips – or feet – as it were. Take a look at some of the new model’s photos and this exciting video produced by Dodge. Read the rest of this entry »