Redesigned crossover SUV coming to Spitzer Kia Cleveland very soon

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia Sorento on Thursday, March 8th, 2018 at 6:48 PM
A left profile photo of a 2019 Kia Sorento driving over snow

Release date for the 2019 Kia Sorento

The Spitzer Kia Cleveland Blog has already delivered the news that the automaker’s most popular crossover SUV will be getting a new look for the next model year. Now we can provide a few more details to help you get ready for the release date for the 2019 Kia Sorento. When the all-new three-row, seven-passenger crossover SUV arrives in the Spitzer Kia Cleveland showroom, it will feature several upgrades to the interior as well as the exterior and will expand available options for safety, the audio system and overall convenience. If the arrival of the 2019 Kia Sorento lines up with your need for a new vehicle, contact the Spitzer Kia Cleveland showroom today for more information about the new vehicle. Read the rest of this entry »

Looking for a weekend out of town? Try the Chicago Kia Stinger Experience

By blogsadmin | Posted in For Fun on Wednesday, February 28th, 2018 at 5:20 PM
A rear quarter view of the 2018 Kia Stinger GT at the Chicago Auto Show.

What is the Kia Stinger Experience?

For good reason, the 2018 Kia Stinger and Stinger GT has really gotten people excited about the brand. Spitzer Kia Cleveland has several models available for you to take home. If you’d like to really get a feel for the new Stinger and how it performs against competing models from Audi, Porsche and BMW, you might need to take a weekend trip to Chicago. The automaker is hosting an event at the Arlington International Racecourse on April 7 and 8. You will be able to get behind the wheel of the new Stinger and its competitors with a professional driver next to you while stretching its legs on a legitimate race track. Kia has already visited Los Angeles, here are some photos the manufacturer shared on social media. Let us know what you think. Read the rest of this entry »

Kia bringing another plug-in hybrid vehicle into its lineup

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia Niro on Tuesday, February 27th, 2018 at 3:50 PM
A front left quarter photo of the 2018 Kia Niro Plug-in Hybrid

How long does it take to charge the 2018 Niro PHEV?

The options for plug-in hybrid vehicles available at the Spitzer Kia Cleveland showroom is set to offer another model in the very near future. Customers looking for a highly efficient crossover SUV have already responded very positively to the existing version of the Kia Niro. The addition of a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle is the next evolution to the Niro’s journey. When the latest version arrives, it will offer the ability to travel moderate distances using only stored electrical power. So, how long does it take to charge the 2018 Niro PHEV? A group of Spitzer Kia Cleveland has put together this handy guide to answer a few basic questions. If you need additional information, stop by the Spitzer Cleveland Kia showroom today. Read the rest of this entry »

Now you don’t have to leave the house to test drive the Kia Stinger

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia Stinger on Thursday, February 22nd, 2018 at 10:52 PM
A left profile photo of the 2018 Kia Stinger GT at the Chicago Auto Show.

Can I download the 2018 Kia Stinger on Forza 7?

The 2018 Kia Stinger is easily the most exciting vehicle that the manufacturer has ever delivered to the Spitzer Kia Cleveland showroom. We encourage everyone to make their way to the dealership and check one of these high-performance coupes for themselves. However, if you are an Xbox owner and regularly play racing games, you can download the 2018 Kia Stinger on Forza 7 and get a robust simulation of what it would be like to push the car to its limits from your living room. Kia has shared a few videos on social media and several gaming channels have uploaded footage to YouTube. We picked out a few of our favorites to show you on the Spitzer Kia Cleveland Blog. Read the rest of this entry »

Next year could bring big things for popular Kia wagon

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia Soul on Monday, February 5th, 2018 at 10:49 PM
A silhouetted photo of a Kia Soul representing that changes could be coming next year

Does the Kia Soul have all-wheel-drive?

It doesn’t take an automotive expert to identify the Kia Soul on the road. The uniquely-shaped wagon has been one of the most popular vehicles to be available inside of the Spitzer Cleveland Kia showroom. Since the day it arrived, it has been able to compete with larger (and more expensive) crossover SUVs from other automakers without compromising on the very things that helped set it apart from the pack in the first place. When new customers of Spitzer Cleveland Kia are considering a new vehicle purchase, it’s pretty common for them to ask, ‘Does the Kia Soul have all-wheel-drive?’ The current iteration does not, but that could be changing in the very near future. Read the rest of this entry »

You love us! You really, really love us!

By blogsadmin | Posted in Dealership News on Wednesday, January 31st, 2018 at 8:45 PM

Spitzer Cleveland Kia named a top Kia dealer in Ohio

Everyone has a boss. At the end of the day, everyone at Spitzer Cleveland Kia works for you, the customer. Spitzer Cleveland Kia has been named one of the top Kia dealers in Ohio, thanks to the kind reviews you have left about us on For the uninitiated, DealerRater is a website that compiles actual reviews from real customers to help everyone get a solid (and accurate) understanding of the quality of service they can expect. Thank you so much for the kind word and high ratings you have left for us over the previous year. We can’t wait to get even better in 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

Thinking about getting a new car before spring? Check out the Kia Optima

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia Optima on Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 at 7:35 PM
A stock photo of two vehicles passing one another on a snow-covered road

How does the Kia Optima handle in snow?

One of the facts of daily life in and around Cleveland is having to deal with snow-covered and icy roads every winter. Driving in these conditions takes a certain amount of skill and patience. Having a properly equipped vehicle can make a big difference as well. When people are looking through the selection of new vehicles in our showroom, it’s not uncommon for them to ask, ‘How does the Kia Optima handle in snow?‘ First, this is a very astute question and one that should be considered of any vehicle a person plans to drive during winter months. Let’s take a look at why the Optima is such a strong choice. Read the rest of this entry »

New Kia Stinger to star in new ad with racing legend

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia Stinger on Friday, January 26th, 2018 at 9:28 PM
A right profile photo of a 2018 Kia Stinger driving around a race track.

Kia Stinger commercial for the 2018 Super Bowl

Your favorite team might not be playing in this year’s Super Bowl, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t something to cheer for. During the game, a veritable advertising cold war has broken out among automakers – and Kia is poised to be right in the middle of it. The Kia Stinger commercial for the 2018 Super Bowl features two Kia Stinger sports cars and open-wheel racing legend, Emerson Fittipaldi. Kia has released a 15-second teaser before the real thing debuts during the game on Feb. 4. Just to get you a little more excited for the new ad, we’ve also included a video breaking down the performance of the Stinger GT versus a Porsche Panamera and BMW 6-Series. The results will surprise you. Read the rest of this entry »

Radical new design teased for all-new Forte ahead of NAIAS debut

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia Forte on Thursday, January 11th, 2018 at 7:31 PM
An artist's rendering of the front quarter view of the 2019 Kia Forte

What does the 2019 Kia Forte look like?

One of the most important dates on the automotive industry’s is coming up in just a few days with the North American International Auto Show kicking off in Detroit. On Jan. 15, our manufacturing partner will be taking center stage to show off what the 2019 Kia Forte will look like. Kia hasn’t revealed many details about the newest version of the compact sedan, but the two artists’ renderings show a brand-new design philosophy. While there are a few features carried over from the previous generation, the 2019 Forte looks to have been heavily inspired by another ground-breaking Kia model, the all-new Stinger. The Spitzer Kia Cleveland Blog will bring you more updates about the 2019 Forte after its North American debut. Read the rest of this entry »

Times have changed and so have snow tires – but do you need them?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Safety, Service on Friday, December 29th, 2017 at 3:10 PM
A stock photo of a vehicle driving over a snow-covered road

Do I need to put snow tires on my Kia?

Even the most experienced winter drivers will have a few hair-raising moments dealing with ice and snow on the road. Overall, advances in the technology of front- and all-wheel-drive make driving in less-than-ideal conditions. In most cases, Kia offers most of its cars and crossover SUVs with one or both drivetrains available. It’s still pretty common for customers to ask our service technicians, ‘Do I need to put snow tires on my Kia?’ After asking the experts who work for us as well as some reliable online sources, the answer falls somewhere between yes, and maybe. Let’s take a look at all of the options on the table. Read the rest of this entry »