Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

What Is Kia Drive Mode Select and What Are the Drive Modes?

Monday, June 29th, 2020
Close Up of 2020 Kia Stinger Driver Information Display with Drive Mode Select Modes

How Does Kia Drive Mode Select Work? 

Kia cars and crossovers are at the forefront of automotive innovation with a wealth of innovative technology and features that will fine tune performance when you get behind the wheel. Kia Drive Mode Select is an automotive advancement that will upgrade your drive at every turn and many drivers want to know – how does Kia Drive Mode Select work? Find out with this quick, in-depth overview created by Concord Kia! 

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How Many Kia Cars and Crossovers Are Available with All-Wheel Drive?

Tuesday, May 26th, 2020
Close Up of AWD Badge on Yellow 2021 Kia Seltos

Which Kia Models Are Available with AWD Concord CA? 

Are you looking for a car or crossover that is at home on the freeway and dirt roads? Look no further than the Kia model lineup at Concord Kia. Drivers in search of a rugged and capable Kia may want to know – which Kia models are available with AWD in Concord, CA? We have the answers for you in this quick Kia model guide and we will help you find the right fit.  

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What infotainment comes in the 2021 Kia Seltos?

Monday, January 20th, 2020
2021 Kia Seltos driving toward sunset

Does the Kia Seltos support Apple CarPlay®?

This year, Kia is introducing a new crossover SUV to the lineup—the Seltos. It’s a rugged and sleek crossover that caters to those who want to go out and get a taste of adventure. With Kia always pushing the boundaries of technology, you might want to know what kind of infotainment the Seltos will have. Does the Kia Seltos support Apple CarPlay? Yes, it does! Read ahead for more details on the infotainment available in the 2021 Seltos. 

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2020 Kia Soul Wins J.D. Power Multimedia Quality and Satisfaction Study Award

Monday, November 4th, 2019
Red 2020 Kia Soul with Joshua trees in the background

The 2020 Kia Soul is a wonderful choice for automotive shoppers who want to stand out from the crowd. Along with its unique design, the Soul is fun-to-drive, has a comfortable and refined interior, and offers a wealth of desirable amenities. The Soul is also a high-tech vehicle, as evidenced by its top ranking for the J.D. Power 2019 Multimedia Quality and Satisfaction Study. (more…)

How to use the Tire Pressure Monitoring System in your Kia Sportage

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019
kia sportage driving on a snowy road

2019 Kia Sportage Tire Pressure Monitoring System

Newer models are sometimes equipped with Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems (TPMSs). TPMSs check the vehicle’s tire pressure and report to the driver, usually through the instrument panel of the vehicle. The TPMS of the 2019 Kia Sportage is easy to use and convenient for vehicle maintenance. Watch the video below to learn how to use the Tire Pressure Monitoring System in your Kia Sportage.

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How to use the Auto Defogger in your Kia vehicle

Tuesday, October 15th, 2019
white kia cadenza in the snow

Video guide to defogging your Kia vehicle

We all know the struggle of vehicle windows fogging up when the inside temperature of the vehicle does not match the outside temperature. It is not only frustrating to have your vision obscured by a white film but dangerous since the glare on the fog or the thickness of the fog can prevent a driver from seeing through their vehicle’s windshield. Thankfully, your Kia vehicle can help you deal with unruly fog. Watch the video guide of how to use the auto defogger in your Kia vehicle to learn how.

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How Do You Connect to Bluetooth® Inside Your Kia Vehicle?

Monday, July 22nd, 2019
Image of a Kia vehicle's touchscreen display highlighting UVO eServices

Using Bluetooth® with UVO eServices in Your Kia Vehicle

Are you trying to learn how to connect your smartphone with your Kia vehicle’s Bluetooth® Wireless Technology? If so, then you have come to the right place! Our staff here at Concord Kia is here to help our customers understand how to use all the key aspects of their Kia vehicles. Let’s walk through activating UVO eServices and pairing your smartphone to Bluetooth® together! (more…)

Active safety features vs. passive safety features

Monday, February 18th, 2019
front-right view of dark gray kia sorento

The most important part of any vehicle is its safety. Whether you’re a driver or a passenger, you should make sure the vehicle you’re in is as safe as possible. Driving is inherently dangerous, but modern technologies have made it safer than ever before. Automotive safety features can be active or passive. These features are vital to providing a safe ride, but how do they differ? Keep reading to learn more.  (more…)

How to connect your iPhone to the Kia UVO infotainment system

Friday, May 11th, 2018
touchscreen in the 2018 Kia Forte

Kia might not be one of the first names you think of when it comes to technology, but don’t be fooled into thinking that they offer less in their vehicles than the competition. The UVO infotainment system is an intelligent one, as it allows users to connect their phones and access all their favorite features right there on the touchscreen. Take a look at the video below to learn how to connect your iPhone to the Kia UVO infotainment system! (more…)

“Know It All Now” with Kia’s New Artificial-Intelligence Powered Virtual Assistant, “Kian”

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
woman looking at phone outside

Kia is known for its innovative technology, so perhaps it was no surprise when they recently unveiled their latest innovation: an artificial-intelligence powered virtual assistant named “Kian.” Kian – which stands for “Know It All Now” – is designed to help consumers easily research and shop for Kia models! Keep reading to learn more about Kian and find out everything this powerful virtual assistant can do for you!
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