Headlights: Standard VS Projector Beam VS Halo VS HID VS LED VS Xenon VS Laser

By blogsadmin | Posted in Technology, Trim levels on Tuesday, November 14th, 2017 at 5:05 PM
2018 Kia Stinger shown from front with HID projector beam headlights

What Are the Different Types of Headlights?

When it comes to selecting a new or used vehicle, most drivers think about things like space, powertrain, safety features, infotainment, style, fuel efficiency and more. Those items are generally considered make-or-break features for drivers who have a definite idea of what they want going into the hunt. Read the rest of this entry »

What’s New on the 2018 Kia Optima?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia Optima on Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 at 2:49 PM
2018 kia optima pictured on scenic hill country drive from front 3/4 view near dayton oh

2018 Kia Optima New Features

The Kia Optima represents an intrepid entry into the midsize sedan class. Although stagnant veteran class players have lowered the bar (especially in the area of design), the Kia Optima seeks to thrill and delight. Eye-catching and full of personality, the Kia Optima has never resigned itself to be just a “smart choice.” Read the rest of this entry »

2018 Kia Sportage: What’s New?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia Sportage on Wednesday, October 25th, 2017 at 5:21 PM
2018 kia sportage watching a sunset on a hill near dayton oh_o

2018 Kia Sportage Specs

For years, the Kia Sportage has been the vehicle chosen by drivers who are tired of hearing that they only have the same two stale options for a compact crossover. Just like the 2018 Kia Soul, the 2018 Kia Sportage challenges the status quo in a competitive class full of cookie-cutter shapes and dimensions. At Matt Castrucci Kia, we’re really big fans of the Kia Sportage for its space, style and performance. Read the rest of this entry »

We Can’t Wait for the 2018 Kia Stinger

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia Stinger on Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 at 2:46 PM
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2018 Kia Stinger Specs and Release Date

In the world of amazing crossovers and sedans like the 2018 Sorento, or 2018 Optima, it’s rare that manufacturers take the chance on something that challenges expectations. Most new year models bring improvements to the previous model year in the form of upgraded standard comfort equipment, performance and sometimes more modern design. Even new models are released, they’re typically alternatives or successors for discontinued models. Read the rest of this entry »

2017 Trick or Treat and Beggars Night Hours Dayton, OH

By blogsadmin | Posted in Community, Just for Fun on Wednesday, October 11th, 2017 at 6:27 PM
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Miles of fake spider webs adorning the yards and tress of neighbors…

Gigantic bags of small, individually-wrapped candy bars…

Orange and black everywhere!

By now, you’ve undoubtedly seen the telltale signs of Halloween’s coming. We’re less than three weeks away from this spooky night, and already the spirited among us have been laboring to make sure their beautiful homes feel as creepy as an abandoned graveyard mausoleum. Read the rest of this entry »

2018 Kia Sorento Safety Features

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia Sorento, Safety on Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 at 4:26 PM
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Imagine walking into a restaurant with your family of 6 and asking for a table. The waiter looks at you, and says

“Okay, we have a table right this way.”

The waiter leads you to a table that has two regular sized seats, two seats that are a bit smaller, and one very narrow seat.

“We can’t fit in this one,” you explain. “There aren’t even enough seats, and that one is too small.” Read the rest of this entry »

Get a Closer Look at the 2018 Kia Stinger

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia Stinger on Thursday, September 21st, 2017 at 7:19 PM
2018 Kia Stinger Exterior Shot Features and Design_o

If you were to ask 843 people why they drive, no less than 705 would tell you that it’s to “get from point a to point b.” This is certainly a great reason for driving, and Kia provides some of the best cars for getting from point a to point b in comfort and style. One of the reasons that seems to be less popular, however, is also one everybody wishes they could get behind – fun. Read the rest of this entry »

Kia Models with Apple CarPlay

By blogsadmin | Posted in Technology on Friday, September 15th, 2017 at 2:55 PM
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Access to technology in our vehicles has made us both less and more aware drivers. Gone are the days of needing a passenger, and an unwieldy map which would open to cover roughly 99.9% of the front seat. Gone are the days of having to print directions off of Mapquest, or needing to plan business outings around locations with payphones. Gone, even, are those old days where all you had to listen to was the radio or what you had on 8-track/cassette/CD. Read the rest of this entry »

2018 Kia Rio Specs and Release Date

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia Rio on Thursday, September 7th, 2017 at 2:21 PM
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Renaissance painter, sculptor and inventor, Leonardo da Vinci, once said “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” Perhaps no class of vehicles better exudes this idea than the subcompact car. Good subcompact cars provide reliability, value and balance in a neat and simple package. Read the rest of this entry »

What is the Best Car for Families?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia Cadenza, Kia Soul on Tuesday, September 5th, 2017 at 5:11 PM
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Car shopping is difficult. It involves research, budgeting and working with a dealer to find the best model for you at the best price. It can be even more complicated when you’re looking for a car that will be used by your family. You might be fine with a bare-bones, four-wheels-and-a-heater type model, but you have other people to think about. You want safety, convenience and comfort.

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