Archive for the ‘How To’s’ Category

How to Connect Your Phone to Your Kia Vehicle

Monday, July 27th, 2020
The center touchscreen inside a 2020 Kia Soul.

A How-To Video on How to Use Kia Bluetooth® to Connect Your Phone to a Kia Vehicle

In today’s vehicles, voice command and connectivity technology make it easy to stay updated on information and navigate through menus without taking your eyes off the road. Check out this how-to video, found by us at Garden Grove Kia!

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Garden Grove Kia Now Offers At Home Vehicle Delivery Option

Monday, April 13th, 2020
A man sitting inside a vehicle smiling while person hands him the keys to his vehicle.

A Simple and Easy Way to Receive At-Home Delivery in the Garden Grove Area

With everything going on in our area, you may be worried about leaving your home too often – especially if you’re in need of a new vehicle. Fortunately, those wanting to purchase a Kia in the Garden Grove area can rest assured, as Garden Grove Kia now offers At Home Vehicle Delivery Option!

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Steps to Charging Your Kia at Home with Kia and Amazon EV Charging

Wednesday, March 18th, 2020
A gray 2019 Kia Niro EV charging at a public charging station.

Three Steps to Recharge Your Kia with Kia and Amazon EV Charging Process

Charging your vehicle at your own home is incredibly convenient. With so many Kia models with electric options in stock, Kia decided to pair up with Amazon to provide solutions to help you do just that! There are just three simple steps to follow in order to start charging your vehicle today. Follow along to learn more, courtesy of us here at Garden Grove Kia!

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Summer car care checklist

Monday, July 15th, 2019
thermometer, sun and clouds

The winter months are notorious for wreaking havoc on our vehicles, but summertime can be rough too if you don’t take the right steps. You should do everything you can to care for your car in the heat as well as the cold. Keep reading to get a few tips on how to keep your vehicle happy and healthy during the hottest time of the year.  (more…)

Signs of a bad transmission on your Kia

Monday, November 20th, 2017
two young mechanics working

A messed-up transmission can be an overlooked maintenance problem, often because many people don’t recognize the signs of it. If you notice gears grinding or a burning smell, it hopefully goes without saying that you should call a mechanic. You might not know what a bad transmission sounds like, but it can be easily identified by a professional. Keep reading to learn some warning signs you should look for.  (more…)

How to replace headlights on your Kia

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
closeup of right headlight

Changing a burnt out or busted headlight is just a routine part of vehicle maintenance. If you take your car to the shop to get it done, it’s an easy fix but you’ll have to pay labor costs. Wouldn’t it be cool if you could just do it yourself in your garage on some Saturday afternoon? You can! Keep reading to find a step by step guide to changing a headlight.  (more…)

Kia plays with automated manual driving through Sportmatic shifting

Friday, December 16th, 2016
How does Kia Sportmatic Shifting feature work

How does Kia Sportmatic Shifting feature work?

They say true enthusiasts prefer manuals, but we say it’s really that feeling of control you miss when you drive an automatic. It’s hard to argue that automatic transmissions aren’t easier, and they’re basically foolproof, which is nice for new drivers. At the same time, you miss that feeling of control when you can’t switch gears in an automatic. That is, unless you have a Kia with Sportmatic Shifting. How does the Kia Sportmatic Shifting feature work? Let’s dive into it. (more…)

How Do I Update My Kia Model’s UVO System for Apple CarPlay?

Thursday, September 29th, 2016
Updating UVO for Apple Carplay

Updating UVO for Apple Carplay

Infotainment has become almost a necessity for modern vehicles. Drivers want to safely have fun and stay connected while on the road. One of the latest innovations available with auto infotainment systems is Apple CarPlay, and Kia is offering the ability to update some existing models outfitted with UVO to include this wonderful product! Read on to find out how you can update your Kia’s UVO infotainment system for Apple CarPlay! (more…)