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The 2016 Kia K900 Shows the New Era of Kia

Thursday, July 21st, 2016
2016 K900

2016 K900

Are you searching for a vehicle that breaks the mold of what you thing the traditional Kia vehicle is? If so, chances are you are going to love the all-new 2016 K900. This vehicle is challenging the luxury sedan segment with a huge list of equipment that comes standard, superior driving dynamics, world-class accommodations and a truly stunning design that is poised to redefine the consumer expectations and perception of the entire Kia brand.

Feel the Power

The K900 is being offered with either a V6 or a V8 engine, the standard equipment list for the K900 features all types of first-class accommodations and the very latest in technology. The V8 option can be equipped with the VIP package and offer a number of other luxury amenities, which include reclining rear seats. The Premium V6 K900 is going to launch later, and offer consumers a Technology Package or a Luxury Package.

The Maintenance Package

In addition to superior technology, design and features, the K900 is also being offered with a generous maintenance package. Both the exterior and interior of the K900 are equally luxury and stunning, offering a driving experience unlike what has been offered by the Kia brand in the past. This means that you will have no problem keeping your all-new Kia K900 in top shape. The money that you pay for this luxurious vehicle will be well worth it in the long run.

This Gateway Kia dealership in North Brunswick, NJ offers everything you could want from a car dealership from a huge selection and great customer service before, during and after the sale. Stop by today and see what the K900 vehicle has to offer and take one for a test drive, chances are you will be glad you did.

Little Known Facts That Can Help Greatly During the Car Loan Process

Monday, July 11th, 2016

 

carloan-1Very few people have the money to pay cash for a new car. In order for most people to get a car they will have to apply for and be granted a loan. Luckily, an overwhelming number of dealerships have onsite financing, which makes the car buying process far easier. If you are new to the car buying process, then you will have to take the time to do a bit of research before getting a car loan. The following are some of the things that you need to remember when getting a car loan.

Avoid Unnecessary Credit Checks

Some people fail to realize that having their credit checked too much can actual lower their score. Ideally, you will want your credit score as high as it can be when you go to get a car loan. This means that you need to get the car lot to hold your credit application and avoid processing it until you have found the vehicle you want. This will allow you to avoid unnecessary penalties that could hurt your chances of getting a good loan.

Know Your Credit Score Ahead of Time

Among the biggest mistakes that a newcomer to the car buying world will make is not checking their credit score before they begin shopping. Without knowledge of what your credit score is, you will have no idea what type of interest rate you will have to pay on your loan or if you will even be approved for a loan. Using websites like CreditKarma.com can help you get a look at your credit score for free.

In order to get the help needed during the car loan process, you will need to get some guidance from the team at Gateway Kia of North Brunswick, NJ.

Reasons Why Trading a Car in is Wise

Thursday, July 7th, 2016

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Without a smooth running vehicle, being able to do things like get to work or take your kids to soccer practice would be impossible. Millions of people buy new cars every year for one reason, to have a reliable ride. There are many things that you can during the car buying process that can serve you well down the line. One of the best things that you can do when buying a car is to trade in your old one and here are some of the reasons why.

Avoiding Additional Repair Costs

In most cases, a person will want to get a new car for the simple fact that their old vehicle is very unreliable. Having to invest money into a car that is clearly passed its prime can be very stressful. Instead of continuing to invest money into a car that is not worth it, you can trade it in on a new vehicle. The car lot that accepts the trade in will be able to fix it and resell it to another motorist in need of a new ride.

Reducing the Cost of a New Vehicle

For most people, the biggest benefit of trading in their existing vehicle is that it helps them reduce the money they pay on a new vehicle purchase. Most dealerships will give a person top dollar on their vehicle when trading it in on the purchase of a new one. You need to make sure the vehicle you are trading in is clean and presentable when you take it to the lot.

When shopping with Gateway Kia of North Brunswick, NJ, you will be able to get the best price on both your trade in and the new car you are purchasing. They have the experience and the tools needed to get you the right vehicle at the best possible price.

Kia Optima and soul named among the best family cars of 2016 by Parents magazine and Edmunds.com

Thursday, June 9th, 2016
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Kia is One of Just Two Brands to Place Multiple Vehicles on the Go-to-List for Families Considering a New Car Purchase

  • All-new Optima earns the title of “Best Sedan” with its combination of European-inspired design, dramatically improved driving dynamics and outstanding value
  • The fun and funky Soul urban passenger vehicle is recognized as the “Best Budget Vehicle”

IRVINE, Calif., June 6, 2016 – Kia Motors America’s (KMA) 2016 Optima midsize sedan and 2016 Soul hatchback have been recognized by Parents magazine and Edmunds.com as among the 10 Best Family Cars of 2016.  The prestigious list, which identifies top picks for safety, performance and family-friendly features, will appear in the July issue of Parents magazine (available June 14) and online at parents.com/best-family-cars.

“Kia places a priority on safety as well as packing our vehicles with innovative and easy-to-use features at an outstanding value, and the recognition from Parents magazine and Edmunds.com validates our efforts,” said Orth Hedrick, vice president of product planning, KMA.  “The Optima and Soul have numerous features geared toward families who are looking for advanced driver assistance systems, cutting-edge technology, spacious passenger seating and ample cargo capacity.”

To create their ninth annual list, Parents magazine and Edmunds.com rated hundreds vehicles in a variety of key areas, including: quality of ride, safety, comfort and capacity, fuel efficiency, kid-friendly features, price and value, reliability and interior and exterior workmanship.

“Kia is one of only two brands with two vehicles on our 10 Best List,” said Dana Points, editor-in-chief, Parentsmagazine. “The Soul is a great starter model for young families, with surprising room at a base price of $15,900.  Additionally, the redesigned Optima sedan is striking inside and out, with advanced technology, a smooth ride and better fuel economy than the previous car.”

About the 2016 Optima
Passionately designed and obsessively crafted, the Optima defies the staid midsize sedan segment with its exquisite design, abundance of premium convenience features, and exceptional refinement, delivering a class-up experience to those looking for higher levels of sophistication in their day-to-day driving. Available with three engine choices, including a new 1.6-liter turbocharged four-cylinder that’s mated to a seven-speed Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT), the Optima is more confident than ever on the road.  With a base price of $22,1401 the Optima’s roomier, more luxurious cabin features an impressive level of craftsmanship that comes standard across five trim levels – LX, LX 1.6T, EX, SX and SXL.

About the 2016 Kia Soul
The extremely popular Soul ups its “wow” factor for the 2016 model year with a host of new style and convenience features.  Owners can express their unique individualism through a new Designer Collection that plays up the Soul’s fun-loving attitude with a two-tone paint scheme. Available in three trim levels (Base, Plus, Exclaim), the Base Soul comes standard with a gasoline direct injection (GDI) 1.6-liter all-aluminum DOHC four-cylinder engine.  Plus and Exclaim models enjoy the more powerful 2.0-liter NU power plant with GDI technology. With a base price of $15,9001, the Soul offers wagon-based practicality, plenty of passenger room, and a feature-rich interior.

About Edmunds.com, Inc.
Car-shopping website Edmunds.com serves nearly 18 million visitors each month. With Edmunds.com Price Promise®, shoppers can get an instant, upfront price for cars and trucks currently for sale at 10,000 dealer franchises across the U.S. Shoppers can browse not only dealer inventory, but also vehicle reviews, shopping tips, photos, videos and feature stories on both Edmunds’ wired site and on its acclaimed mobile apps. Regarded as one of the best places to work in Southern California, Edmunds.com was also named one of “The World’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies of 2015 in Automotive” by Fast Company. Edmunds welcomes all car-shopping questions on its free Live Help Line at 1-855-782-4711 and help@edmunds.com, via text at ED411 and on Twitter and Facebook. The company is based in Santa Monica, Calif. and has a satellite office in downtown Detroit, Mich., but you can find Edmunds from anywhere on YouTubePinterestLinkedIn,InstagramGoogle+ and Flipboard.

About Kia Motors America
Kia Motors America (KMA) is the marketing and distribution arm of Kia Motors Corporation based in Seoul, South Korea.  KMA proudly serves as the “Official Automotive Partner” of the NBA and LPGA and set an all-time annual sales record in 2015, surpassing the 600,000 unit mark for the first time in company history. KMA offers a complete line of vehicles, including the rear-drive K900** flagship sedan, Cadenza premium sedan, Sorento CUV, Soul urban passenger vehicle, Soul Electric Vehicle***, Sportage compact CUV, Optima midsize sedan, Optima Hybrid, the Forte compact sedan, Forte5 and Forte Koup, Rio and Rio 5-door subcompacts and the Sedona minivan, through a network of more than 765 dealers across the United States.  Kia’s U.S. manufacturing plant in West Point, Georgia, builds the Optima* and Sorento* and is responsible for the creation of more than 15,000 plant and supplier jobs.

Information about KMA and its full vehicle line-up is available at www.kia.com. For media information, including photography, visit www.kiamedia.com.  To receive custom email notifications for press releases the moment they are published, subscribe at www.kiamedia.com/us/en/newsalert.


* The Sorento and Optima GDI (EX, SX & Limited and certain LX Trims only) are assembled in the United States from U.S. and globally sourced parts

1 MSRP excludes destination and handling, taxes, title, license fees, options, and retailer chargers. Actual prices set by retailer and may vary.

** K900 available in select trims and in select markets with limited availability.

*** Soul EV in select markets with limited availability.

The Class and Elegance of the 2016 Kia Rio

Friday, June 3rd, 2016

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The Class and Elegance of the 2016 Kia Rio

Finding the right vehicle is no easy task due to the selection on the market. Selecting the right vehicle will require a person to do a good bit of research. Buying a 2016 Kia Rio in North Brunswick Township, NJ , NJ is a great idea due to the class and elegance this vehicle has. The sedan market is filled with numerous options, but the Rio seems to consistently outperform the competition at nearly every turn. Here are some of the features that will have you falling in love with the all new Kia Rio.

Heated Seats are Functional and Fancy

When most people think of luxurious car accessories, heated seats is usually at the top of that list. The all new Kia Rio has heated leather seats that are sure to keep you warm and comfortable regardless of the temperatures outside. The last thing that any driver wants to do is to shake and shiver in the winter months. By turning these seats on full blast, you will be able to take on all that Mother Nature has to dish out during the colder months of the year.

A Great Onboard Navigation System

Traveling is one of most enjoyable things that a person can do. The new Kia Rio comes with a great onboard navigation system that will allow you to get where you need to go without worrying about getting lost. Having a built in navigation system will allow you to easily change your destination with just a few clicks. Working this system is easy and fun, which makes buying one of these vehicles a must for an avid traveler.

If you are ready to get behind the wheel of a new Kia Rio, then contact the team at Gateway Kia in North Brunswick, NJ for help.

Appealing and Funky for New Brunswick, NJ Drivers: The 2016 Kia Soul

Thursday, June 2nd, 2016

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Nearly six years ago, the team at Kia unveiled the Soul. Since its inception, this vehicle has exuded style and originality, which is why it is such a big seller for Kia. For residents looking to purchase a Kia Soul in New Brunswick, NJ, the team at Gateway Kia in North Brunswick, NJ is standing by to help. Many people love these cars for their unique look and state of the art accessories they come with.

It’s All About the Safety

One of the first things that comes to mind when talking about the Kia brand is safety. For years, this car brand has been synonymous with state of the art safety equipment. The new Kia Soul features things like a four wheel anti-lock braking system, which will allow you to stop on a dime when needed. The hill start assist is also a great feature that allows a driver to avoid rolling backwards while on a hill. This vehicle also has things like front head rest restraints and curtain airbags for added safety in the event of a car wreck.

The Performance Factor

When looking at the Kia Soul, many people are surprised to learn just how powerful it is. With the 1.6L engine that comes stock with these vehicles, you will be able to race down the highway with 130 horsepower under the hood. Not only are these engines very powerful, they are also great on gas. Instead of getting a gas guzzler that will break your pockets at the gas pumps, you need to take advantage of the fuel efficiency that comes with the all new Kia Soul.

Getting a great deal on a 2016 Kia Soul is as easy as taking a trip to see the professionals at Gateway Kia in North Brunswick, NJ.