New to the Kia brand? Check out our incredible stock of crossover SUVs!

By blogsadmin | Posted in Dealership News, Kia Niro, Kia Sorento, Kia Soul, Kia Sportage on Monday, September 17th, 2018 at 4:35 PM

What kind of crossover SUVs are available at Spitzer Kia Cleveland?

Things are really changing within the inventory at Spitzer Kia Cleveland. The automaker has worked very hard to increase its profile with potential customers by offering more advanced technology and device integration. However, they are also employing those improvements within its lineup of crossover SUVs, the most popular and competitive class in the global automotive industry. So, what kind of crossover SUVs are available at Spitzer Kia Cleveland? We have options that offer three rows of seating and rugged performance scores as well as more nimble and fuel-efficient options that leverage new plug-in technology. If you would like to take any of these vehicles for a test drive, make an appointment with a Spitzer Kia Cleveland product expert today by calling, 833-235-2795. Read the rest of this entry »

New Kia crossover SUV debuts in NYC, but has a Texas soul

By blogsadmin | Posted in Dealership News on Thursday, September 13th, 2018 at 6:09 PM
A right profile photo of the 2020 Kia Telluride.

When is Kia going to start selling the 2020 Kia Telluride?

Even as an authorized Kia dealer, the product experts working at the Spitzer Kia Cleveland showroom learn about new models the same way everyone else does, with the internet. In a previous post on the Spitzer Kia Cleveland Blog, we shared a tweet from one of our favorite websites, AutoBlog, showing some spy shots of a brand new three-row crossover SUV. Since then, we’ve had a few people ask, ‘When is Kia going to start selling the 2020 Kia Telluride?’ A recent announcement from our manufacturing partner has shed a bit more light on that question. As far as we can tell, it will probably go on sale during the early parts of the 2019 calendar year. Let’s take a look at what Kia has told us about the newest member of the Kia crossover SUV family. Read the rest of this entry »

Looking for a teen-friendly crossover SUV option? Kia has one

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia Sportage, Safety, Technology on Friday, September 7th, 2018 at 5:21 PM
A photo of the rear of the 2018 Kia Sportage.

Does Kia make an SUV safe for teen drivers?

With the new school year officially underway, parents and students are busy juggling sports, clubs and a whole array of extracurricular activities. If your student has their driver’s license some of the strain can be lifted by handing them the keys. Every parent with a licensed driver worries about their safety, the world is unpredictable and anything can happen. But we can’t keep them locked in the house forever, though the urge is understandable. If your student is chomping at the bit for a vehicle to use, you’re probably wondering, ‘Does Kia make an SUV safe for teen drivers?’ Thanks to the experts at U.S. News & World Report, we can confidentially recommend the 2018 Kia Sportage. Read the rest of this entry »

2019 Forte arriving soon with excellent fuel efficiency scores

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia Forte on Saturday, August 25th, 2018 at 2:25 PM

Fuel economy scores for the 2019 Kia Forte

The Kia Forte is all about proving the axiom that good things come in small packages. When the all-new compact sedan arrives at the Spitzer Kia Cleveland showroom in a few weeks, potential buyers will be getting something very special. Not only does the new compact sedan offer several updated options for connectivity equipment and powertrain options, but the fuel economy scores for the 2019 Kia Forte will also place it in the upper echelon of the segment. The Environmental Protection Agency has released its estimates for the new sedan. Read the rest of this entry »

Kia makes fundamental changes to the Stinger’s engine for better performance

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia Stinger on Tuesday, August 21st, 2018 at 1:02 PM
A photo of the V-6 engine used in the 2018 Kia Stinger.

Why does the Kia Stinger use sodium-filled engine valves?

We know. We know, this is yet another blog post about the Kia Stinger. You’ll have to bear with us while we swoon. It will get better, we promise. If we’ve said it once, we’ve said it a million times; the 2018 Kia Stinger, especially the GT trim, is the highest-performing vehicle the automaker has ever produced. The twin-turbocharged, V-6 engine makes more than 360 horsepower which puts it among the most impressive in its portion of the sedan segment. However, an element that has been overlooked is how the engine is actually built. So, why does the Kia Stinger use sodium-filled engine valves? Let’s take a look at this surprisingly straightforward concept. Read the rest of this entry »

Kia moves up list of automakers after adding a pair of J.D. Power awards

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia Rio, Kia Stinger on Thursday, August 9th, 2018 at 7:52 PM
A stock photo of a sales person handing a new set of keys to a buyer.

J.D. Power awards for the 2018 Kia Rio and 2018 Kia Stinger

Every automaker wants to earn recognition from J.D. Power and Associates. Few actually get to add the actual trophies to their collection. Fewer still can say that multiple vehicles have earned one of the firm’s top honors in the same year. The recently announced J.D. Power awards for the 2018 Kia Rio and 2018 Kia Stinger do nothing if not prove the manufacturer is doing something right. When viewed on an even plane, there might not be two more dissimilar vehicles as the Kia Rio and Kia Stinger. The Rio is a long-time favorite for offering a mix of fuel efficiency and affordability and the Stinger is the highest-performing platform the automaker has ever produced. Let’s see why they earned the J.D. Power and Associates Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout award. Read the rest of this entry »

Your lease is almost over. Do you know what you can do next?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Dealership News on Friday, August 3rd, 2018 at 7:31 PM
A stock photo of people shaking hands after signing paperwork.

What are my options when my Kia lease is over?

Leasing is a great tool for customers to take advantage of the newest Kia vehicles and technology on a faster timeline. Did you know that a Spitzer Kia Cleveland customer has several options to consider when their lease term comes to an end? If you’ve been wondering, ‘What are my options when my Kia lease is over,’ the dealership’s financing experts have been kind enough to put together this handy guide to get you started on the next step of your journey. If you have any questions along the way, please feel free to reach out to a Spitzer Kia Cleveland representative today. Read the rest of this entry »

Is synthetic oil a good idea for my car? That’s a strong possibility

By blogsadmin | Posted in Service on Monday, July 30th, 2018 at 9:19 PM
A stock photo of a oil being poured into a car's engine.

Do I have to use synthetic oil in my car?

The importance of keeping fresh oil in your car’s engine cannot be oversold. An analogy comparing the oil in a vehicle’s engine to the blood in a person’s body is more apt than you might think. The primary function of motor oil is to keep metal parts lubricated so they don’t actually touch and break something very expensive to replace. One of the biggest advances in automotive technology that is also not very well understood is synthetic oil. In fact, this is such a mystery, our service department wanted to make sure you know exactly what you’re dealing with. If you’re wondering, “Do I have to use synthetic oil in my car,” we have an answer for you. Read the rest of this entry »

Whose got soul? You can when the 2019 model arrives

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia Soul on Monday, July 30th, 2018 at 8:20 PM
A photo of the Soul badge used on the 2019 Kia Soul.

Release date for the 2019 Kia Soul

The Kia Soul embodies just about everything fans of the automaker love the most. It’s unique. It’s well-equipped and, historically, it has been affordable. When the release date for the 2019 Kia Soul gets here, Spitzer Kia Cleveland customer will be getting all of those things, plus a few more to boot. Kia hasn’t made many changes to the 2019 version of its most iconic vehicle. The rumor around various internet forums is that the automaker is working toward giving the Soul a pretty extensive makeover in the future. It just doesn’t appear to be happening for 2019. Let’s take a look at what it has to offer together; if you want to learn more, stop by the showroom. Read the rest of this entry »

Get a look at new Sorento commercials before they air

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia Sorento on Monday, July 16th, 2018 at 7:58 PM
A right front quarter photo of the 2019 Kia Sorento on the road.

How good is the 2019 Kia Sorento?

For the second consecutive year, the Kia Sorento was ranked atop the midsize SUV class in an initial quality study by J.D. Power and Associates. The global product evaluation agency studies hundreds of vehicles across just about every segment of the automotive industry and provides fact-based insights into how customers think about their new vehicle purchases. Kia obviously wants to capitalize on this news as well as get buyers excited about the vehicle’s newest model to be released. So, how good is the 2019 Kia Sorento? A new digital and over-the-air advertising campaign provides a glimpse of this new message. Here are the new commercials you’ll be seeing soon if they haven’t already made it to your devices. Read the rest of this entry »