The 2024 Kia Sorento on the road.

Powering Every Adventure: Exploring the 2024 Kia Sorento Powertrain Options

2024 Kia Sorento Powertrain Options 

At Outten Kia, your friendly Kia dealership near Reading, PA, we understand that choosing the right vehicle goes hand-in-hand with finding the perfect 2024 Kia Sorento powertrain. This versatile SUV offers a variety of engine options, each designed to deliver an exceptional driving experience tailored to your needs. Let’s delve into the 2024 Kia Sorento powertrain options and discover which one best suits your driving style. 

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A side view of the 2024 Kia Sportage.

Level Up Your Drive: Exploring the 2024 Kia Sportage Infotainment System

2024 Kia Sportage Infotainment System 

Reading drivers, seeking an SUV that keeps you connected, entertained, and informed on every adventure? Look no further than the all-new 2024 Kia Sportage! Here at Outten Kia, we’re excited to delve into the 2024 Kia Sportage infotainment system, transforming your daily commute into a first-class experience. 

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A Day in the Life of the Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid

The 2018 Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid is the perfect companion for any adventure, whether it’s camping in the mountains or a weekend in the big city you’ve been dreaming about. Watch as Niro owner Nick takes you through a day in his life, perfectly showcasing this eco-conscious vehicle’s ability to keep up with even the busiest lifestyle.

If you’re interested in the 2018 Kia Niro, click here to browse our current inventory.

2018 Kia Stinger Engine closeup

Stinger Engine a Top Ten Pick

With its first model year’s vehicles finally on the road, the 2018 Kia Stinger is making a name for itself. The company’s first sports sedan has a lot going for it. Even though the Stinger is quite a bit different from the typical Kia, it still feels at home in the Kia fleet. The Stinger Engine in particular has received ample praise regarding performance and design. The Stinger’s strong performance is rooted in the twin-turbo V6.

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Kia Emblems displayed in factory setting

Kia Appoints Head of India Operations

Kia, like all automakers, is constantly updating and expanding its business. This expansion, and growing of the company, often involves expanding into new markets. Kia is currently lining up an expansion into India. The company currently does not have a manufacturing facility in India. However, Kia is on its way to remedying this.

In order for the company to successful establish a presence in India, they needed to appoint a leader with experience and drive. That’s why the company recently named Kookhyun Shim as the Managing Director and CEO of the Kia’s India operations.

Shim is certainly not a stranger to running automotive manufacturing products. He has over 30 years of experience in the field, and having held high-ranking positions in the company before, he is highly qualified for the job. One such responsibility he had was running Kia’s production in Slovakia.

Shim’s prior experience will be invaluable as the company invests in the South Asian . The country is one of the biggest auto markets in the world, so a successful, long-lasting relationship is imperative. Kia has decided to invest heavily in the country, with the final sum rising well over $1 billion.

In a quote from Business Standard, Kia Motors Corporation President Han-Woo Park said, “We recognize India as a major market with huge potential for our world-class cars. We are confident that Shim’s leadership will provide the direction we need to grow our presence in what is one of the world’s biggest new car markets.”

While the manufacturing facility in India is not yet complete, it is set to be highly successful under the watchful eye of its new Managing Director and CEO.

2018 Kia Stinger named Car of the Year Finalist

Kia Stinger a Car of the Year Finalist

When you think of what would make a Car of the Year, do you picture a Kia? Even if you haven’t driven their vehicles, you’ve likely heard a lot about them. If you’ve seen the company’s commercials, you are familiar with the Kia hamsters. These critters are fun, exciting, and stylish; just like Kia’s vehicles. This is the image that Kia has gone with for years. However, their newest addition may change this.

A Sporty New Direction

While definitely still a Kia vehicle, the Kia Stinger looks quite a bit different from its companions in the Kia fleet. This is apparent at a first glance. While the Stinger retains significant Kia design elements, it is first and foremost a sports sedan. This is relatively uncharted territory for Kia. However, the company seems to be navigating the different field quite well, and response to the Stinger’s design has been positive.

Car of the Year?

This divergent vehicle has also gained Kia its first ever finalist position for the North American Car of the Year award. The announcement came at the end of November, when it was revealed that the Kia Stinger has a good chance of winning the 2018 North American Car of the Year award.

This has been a dream for the company for quite some time. In the 23 years that the award has been given, the company has never had a vehicle reach the final three. The Stinger started as a concept vehicle years ago, and now here it is reaching prominent spotlight. It remains to be seen if the vehicle will take home the top award; regardless, this an accomplishment for both Kia and the Stinger. In any case, the Kia Stinger is sure to introduce the brand to an all new audience that will soon see the automaker in a whole new light. 

Interested in the Kia Stinger? Check out our inventory here!

Kia Stinger a Finalist

What do you know about Kia? Even if you haven’t driven their vehicles, you’ve likely heard a lot about them. If you’ve seen the company’s commercials, you are familiar with the Kia hamsters. These critters are fun, exciting, and stylish; just like Kia’s vehicles. This is the image that Kia has gone with for years. However, their newest addition may change this.

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Julian Smith Composes With a Kia Rio

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Julian Smith, celebrated director and composer, has just used a new 2018 Kia Rio to compose a thrilling new song. The Rio wasn’t just the set piece of the accompanying video; the vehicle was used as the instrument itself.

Check out the video where you can witness the heart-pounding beat of Smith’s composition. This small car really can do big things. Click here to check out our selection!

2018 Kia Niro Plug in

A New Kia Plug-In

It seems that, the longer time goes on, the wider variety of vehicles that Kia produces. No matter what your preferences or interests in a vehicle are, Kia likely has the vehicle for you. Where the company had gaps, they are now filling them. Previously, you wouldn’t have been able to purchase a sports car from Kia, but the new Kia Stinger resolves this issue.

Now you have another alternatively fueled option this year. At the Los Angeles Auto Show, Kia released its all-new 2018 Niro Plug-In Hybrid. The Niro joins three other plug-in models in the Kia lineup. The Niro Plug-In is very similar to the Niro Hybrid, however, the plug-in model boasts an estimated 26 mile range on just its electricity.

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White Kia Soul and White Kia Sportage

Soul and Sportage Are Top of the Class

What do you know about the Kia Soul and Kia Sportage? When you ask someone that question, they may talk about the affordable price, spacious interior, or easy handling that they both have. What they may not know is just how safe each of these vehicles are. Both the Kia Soul and Kia Sportage are very safe vehicles to drive. 

You don’t have to just take our word for it either. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, IIHS, has awarded both the Soul and the Sportage its highest possible rating, the Top Safety Pick Plus (TSP+). This is a highly coveted ranking, and it is only awarded to those vehicles that excel in safety. This shows that the Soul and Sportage have much more to offer than their style and affordability.

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