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Blog Impressed by Made-Over 2017 Kia Sportage

Has your new-vehicle search led you to the compact crossover class? Well, if so, we here at Power Kia feel you're likely to find a whole heck of a lot to like about ours, the fully redesigned 2017 Sportage.

"Such as what?" you wonder.

Receive the necessary context from Kelley Blue Book Managing Video Editor Micah Muzio; his critique of the Sportage is available right here:

No doubt one of our favorite members of the Sportage family, the mid-level EX trim promises to be one of the more popular picks.

Standard features on this model include 18-inch wheels, foglights…

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2017 Kia Cadenza is One Brilliant, Big-Bodied Sedan

Might you be in the market for a full-size sedan? Well, if so, we here at Power Kia would be quick to point you in the direction of ours, the 2017 Cadenza.

Wondering why we would?

Then, check the clip below. Here now to highlight some of the Cadenza's best qualities are our buds over at MotorWeek:

Talk about an excellent entry-level offering, the Optima's -- the Premium -- is precisely that.

Standard equipment on this trim includes 18-inch wheels, foglights, hands-free trunk opening, a rearview camera, leather upholstery, heated eight-way power front seats, a 7-inch touchscreen, Apple ...

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Keeping Safe When Driving with Children

Having children is one of life’s great pleasures, but it is also one of the greatest distractions that you will experience in your life. Driving with children in the car can be an incredible challenge as they can distract you in many ways from punching your seat, to crying, or to simply talking to you.
Here are some tips to drive safely when driving with children:
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Tips for Safe Driving On Your Journeys

Driving can sometimes be a dangerous thing. You never know what can happen when you get on the road. There are ways to avoid harmful situations. Follow these tips to decrease the chance of anything bad happening when you get on the road.

Always pay attention. There are many distractions that could result in a harmful situation. One major distraction is your cell phone. Make sure that you never text or look at your phone when you are behind the wheel. You can get in a major car accident and hurt yourself, others, and your car...

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Categories: Smitten by Singular 2017 Kia Soul

If you're in search of a compact crossover that's not in any way afraid to march to the beat of its own drum, we here at Power Kia feel you should make a point to have a good, long look at the 2017 Soul.

Why, though?

It is at this point we'd like to turn things over to commentator Bill Jackson. Hear his thoughts on the Soul in the clip below:

The latest addition to the Soul engine lineup, the all-new 1.6-liter turbo four-cylinder is straight-up sublime.

Available only with the top-tier Exclaim trim…

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All-New 2017 Kia Cadenza Elicits Ear-to-Ear Smiles from Staffers

After meeting Kia's full-size sedan, the totally overhauled 2017 Cadenza, we here at Power Kia are compelled to tip our cap to the South Korean automaker. Put simply, this four-door is flat-out fantastic.

And after scoping the clip below, you're sure to see just what we mean. Join Kelley Blue Book Managing Video Editor Micah Muzio for his evaluation of the Cadenza:

The sole engine option for the Cadenza, a 3.3-liter V6, is an absolute gem. Mating with an eight-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive, this six-banger boasts a burly 290 horsepower and 253 pound-feet of torque…

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Autotrader Deems 2017 Kia Sportage a Compact-SUV Standout

Should you find yourself seeking a compact crossover for your next vehicular purchase, please allow your pals here at Power Kia to throw you a bone:

Ours, the all-new 2017 Kia Sportage, is by all accounts a must-see machine.

And we believe the clip below -- a video review of the Sportage from the fine folks at Autotrader -- should help explain just why that is. Have a looksee right here:

We've nothing but love for the Sportage's entry-level engine, a 2.4-liter four-cylinder.

Served up standard on the LX and EX trims, this four-banger produces a healthy 181 horsepower…

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Style Comes Standard in the 2016 Kia Soul

So, you're in the market for an efficient and affordable new car but want a little style and personality to go with it? Then, the 2016 Kia Soul certainly has your name written all over it!

Now, there's no denying that the 2016 Soul possesses inimitable style and obvious curb appeal. But that's just the starting point for all the hatchback has to offer Salem, OR drivers like you!

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NY Times Review: 2017 Kia Cadenza is a Near-Luxury Midsize Sedan at an Affordable Price

Kia, by focusing on building a narrow lineup of reasonably-priced, well-built sedans and SUVs, has steadily built a solid reputation among car buyers. Now the automaker is slowly broadening its offerings to include more upscale models, like the 2017 Kia Cadenza, a near-luxury midsize sedan. Tom Voelk, auto critic for The New York Times, found the new Cadenza offers the kind of luxury typically associated with higher-end European sedans.

Base models including a standard rearview camera and leather seating and start less than $33,000. Loaded with upscale touches...

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