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What to Expect from Kia in 2015

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If you already own a Kia, then you're probably a Kia fan and will be looking to upgrade to a new Kia in 2015. We at Superior Kia keep you apprised of new Kia models and what's new for the new model year to make your buying decision easier. Stop by Superior Kia today to see some of our 2015 models; and stop by our blog often to see what might be coming down the pike.

Kia KX3

If you were disappointed that Kia didn't show at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show, hold that thought - the Korean manufacturer did appear, but at the Guangzhou, China auto show - and they had a new concept car. While the concept car won't be released in North America, it could be a "show off" vehicle for changes to the Kia Sportage that is due to be released in 2015. Since Kia hasn't mentioned much of anything about what features of the KX3 will appear on the Sportage, we'll just have to wait until the company releases information on the upcoming model year.

2016 Kia Sorento

The Sorento was first released in North America in 2002 and didn't have its first redesign until 2009, then again in 2013. Even though the 2013 model year was released as the third generation model, many consider that release a facelift rather than a new generation. The 2015 model year saw a completely revamped Sorento - so if you have an older Sorento and you want a new one, you'll notice many differences for the upcoming year's model.

And, the 2016 model, while still in camouflage, does show some of its newly redesigned body. The front and rear fascias have been redesigned and the front grille is larger. Newly redesigned headlights curve further into the fenders. The interior will be roomier due to a longer wheelbase; and the infotainment center has been upgraded. Additionally, climate controls have been redesigned to make them easier to use. Keep your eye on this space to learn more about the 2016 Sorento as it becomes available.

2015 Kia High Performance K900

A high performance K900? Really? That's just what Kia has done; and the high performance model has several things that differentiate it from the luxury sedan model. First, the body kit features aggressive-looking carbon fiber inserts. The 21-inch wheels help show that this K900 is not like its predecessor. And, the 5.0-liter V-8 under the hood and a lot more power than you would expect from a Kia.

The secret of the power is hidden in the trunk: a Garrett 2871R twin turbo that makes the 480 horses in the sedan look like child's play. The high performance Kia 5.0 makes a whopping 650 horsepower. And why is the turbo in the trunk? The placement reduces the heat build-up in the engine compartment and keeps the body in its factory configuration.

Stop by Superior Kia to test drive your next new Kia and keep an eye on this space for updates about the new Kia models that will be released in the upcoming year.


Optimize Your Drive in an Optima!

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Stop by Superior Kia to optimize your drive in an Optima - a 2015 Kia Optima SXL turbo, to be exact. You'll find that this sporty sedan has plenty of features to help you pass the commute time or the time on a long road trip.

Convenience Features

Convenience features include a tilt and telescopic heated sport steering wheel with mounted audio controls, front dual zone air conditioning, automatic temperature control, a HomeLink garage door transmitter, front and rear door bins and beverage holders, one-touch up and down windows, a power moon roof, illuminated entry, speed control, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, driver and passenger vanity mirrors and an overhead console.

Additional features include a memory seat, navigation, remote keyless entry, heated front and rear seats, front and rear center armrests, ventilated front seats, heated power door mirrors with integrated turn signals, a sport suspension and a split folding rear seat.

Entertainment Features

Entertainment features include a Diversity antenna, eight Infinity speakers, an 8-inch LCD screen, Bluetooth, CD player, MP3 decoder, AM/FM radio, SiriusXM radio and 1 gigabyte of internal memory.

Engine and Transmission

The 2015 Kia Optima SXL turbo features a 2.0-liter engine with variable valve control. The engine is backed by a mode select six-speed automatic transmission. This combination makes 274 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and 269 pound-feet of torque at 1,650 rpm. The Optima SXL turbo gets 20 mpg* in the city and 31 mpg* on the highway.

Safety and Security Features

Safety and security features include electronic stability control, traction control, ABS brakes, brake assist, four-wheel disc brakes, a security system and panic alarm, perimeter/approach lights, adjustable head restraints, ignition disable, dual front side impact airbags, dual front impact airbags, an occupant sensing airbag and an overhead airbag.

Additional features include fully automatic Xenon headlights, delay off headlights, rear parking sensors, variably intermittent wipers, a rear window defroster, front fog lights, a low tire pressure warning system and a blind spot sensor.

Visit Superior Kia Today

Visit Superior Kia today to test drive the 2015 Kia Optima SXL turbo and to learn more about its convenience, safety, security and entertainment features. Be sure to ask your salesperson for a complete list of standard features and additional options.



Kia Soul Feature

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If you are considering a 2015 Kia Soul, stop by Superior Kia to take a test drive of one of the two different trim levels we have on the lot. Test drive the Base model or the Soul+ model. Both models have tons of standard convenience, safety, entertainment and security features.

Convenience Features Common

The Soul Base and Soul+ feature driver and passenger vanity mirrors, one-touch down windows, a tilt and telescopic steering wheel with mounted audio controls, front and rear beverage holders and door bins, an overhead console, speed control and illuminated entry.

The Soul Base features power door mirrors and the Soul+ features power heated door mirrors.

Entertainment Features

Both models feature the UVO premium audio system, Bluetooth and 1 gigabyte of internal memory capacity. The Soul+ features a 4.3-inch primary LCD screen and a Bluetooth decoder. The Soul Base features SiriusXM radio and six speakers.

Engine and Transmission

The Soul Base features a 1.6-liter engine backed by a mode select six-speed automatic transmission. The Soul+ features a 2.0-liter engine backed by a mode select six-speed automatic transmission. Both engines feature variable valve control and a variable intake manifold.

The Base model makes 130 horsepower and 118 pound-feet of torque while the Soul+ model's engine makes 164 horsepower and 151 pound-feet of torque. Both engines run on regular unleaded fuel. The Soul Base gets 24 mpg* in the city and 30 mpg* on the highway. The Soul+ gets 23 mpg* in the city and 31 mpg* on the highway.

Safety and Security Features

Both models feature electronic stability control, traction control, ABS brakes, brake assist, four-wheel disc brakes, anti-whiplash adjustable front head restraints with tilt, a panic alarm, dual front side impact airbags, an occupant sensing airbag, an overhead airbag and dual front impact airbags.

Additional safety and security features common to both models include a rear window wiper and defroster, variably intermittent wipers and a low tire pressure warning system. The Soul+ features fully automatic headlights and the Soul Base features front fog lights.

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To learn more about the 2015 Kia Soul Base or Soul+ models, stop by Superior Kia today. Ask your salesperson for a complete list of features on both models so that you can compare pricing and base features.


2015 Kia Rio EX

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When you stop by Superior Kia to test drive a couple of vehicles, be sure the 2015 Kia Rio EX is on your list. This affordable sedan has plenty of room and gets excellent gas mileage; thus, it is perfect for commuting and taking on a long road trip.

Convenience Features

Convenience features include one-touch up and down windows, driver and passenger vanity mirrors, heated power door mirrors with integrated turn signals, a tilt and telescopic steering wheel with mounted audio controls, front and rear beverage holders, front door bins, illuminated entry, a leather shift knob, split folding rear seat, speed control and remote keyless entry.

Entertainment Features

Entertainment features include a 4.3-inch primary LCD screen, Bluetooth, AM/FM stereo, SiriusXM radio, an MP3 decoder, CD player, 1 gigabyte of internal memory and six speakers.

Engine and Transmission

The 2015 Kia Rio EX features a 1.6-liter engine with variable valve control and a variable intake manifold. The engine is backed by a mode select six-speed automatic transmission. This combination makes 138 horsepower at 6,300 rpm and 123 pound-feet of torque at 4,850 rpm. The Rio EX gets 27 mpg* in the city and 37 mpg* on the highway.

Safety and Security Features

Safety and security features include brake assist, ABS brakes, four-wheel disc brakes, electronic stability control, traction control, adjustable anti-whiplash front head restraints with tilt, a panic alarm, ignition disable, an overhead airbag, dual front side impact airbags, an occupant sensing airbag and dual front impact airbags.

Additional features include fully automatic headlights, a rear window wiper and defroster, front fog lights, a low tire pressure warning system and variably intermittent wipers.

Dimensions

The 2015 Kia Rio EX features 15 cubic feet of interior cargo space and plenty of room for passengers. The front features 40 inches of headroom, 53.1 inches of shoulder room, 43.8 inches of legroom and 52.1 inches of hip room. The rear features 31.1 inches of legroom, 51.2 inches of hip room, 37.6 inches of headroom and 52.1 inches of shoulder room.

Stop by Superior Kia

Stop by Superior Kia today to test drive the 2015 Kia Rio EX and to learn more about its convenience, entertainment, security and safety features. Be sure to ask your salesperson about any specials we may be running on the Kia Rio.


Fun Fall Treats


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Since it's getting cooler - actually, colder - out, you are more apt to spend time inside. Use that time to make some fun fall treats for your family - or to teach your kids how to make cookies and other treats. When you finish with your winterization service appointment at Superior Kia, head over to the grocery store to pick up the ingredients you'll need for these fall treats.

Autumn Leaves

  • Your favorite sugar cookie dough
  • Food coloring - red, green orange, yellow
  • 1 1/3 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 5 to 7 teaspoons warm water
  • 1 tablespoon meringue powder
  • ¼ teaspoon pure almond extract
  • 2 tablespoons coarse sugar

Divide the dough into four bowls. Add food coloring each of the bowls to make the colored cookie dough.

Roll the cookies out to ¼-inch thickness and cut out leaf shapes with a cookie cutter. Bake as directed for your recipe. Remove the cookies from the pans to cool on wire racks immediately.

While the cookies are cooling, combine the confectioners' sugar, water, meringue powder and the almond extract. Beat the mixture on low until it's just blended. Decorate the cookies as desired, then sprinkle them with coarse sugar. Let them stand at room temperature until they set. Store the cookies in an airtight container.

Caramel Apple Cupcakes

  • 1 package spice cake mix
  • 2 cups chopped and peeled tart apples
  • 20 caramels
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1 cup finely chopped pecans, toasted
  • 12 popsicle sticks

Make the cake batter as directed on the box. Fold the apples into the cake batter. Line muffin pans with paper cups and fill each one ¾ full. Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cupcakes comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes.

Meanwhile, add the caramels and milk to a saucepan and cook over low heat until the mixture is smooth. Spread the mixture over the cupcakes, then sprinkle the tops with the pecans. Insert a popsicle stick in the middle of each cupcake.

Stop by Superior Kia

Whether you are on your way to the grocery store or on your way back, stop by Superior Kia to test drive your next new vehicle or to have your current Kia serviced and winterized.


Kick Up Your Kia!

When you want to make your Kia stand out from other's Kia models, kick it up with some Kia accessories. From lighting to roof racks, you can find many things to change the look of your Kia - and that makes it easier to find in a sea of cars at the mall! Order these and other great accessories from Superior Kia.

Sporting and Extra Cargo Space

Whether you want to haul your bike around, go skiing, head out to the river for some kayaking or just need some extra cargo space, you'll need a set of cross bars. These mount on the roof and keep anything you need to put there off the paint.

Add a heavy-duty roof cargo bin so you can have space for more people inside. The cargo bin can carry luggage or even makes a great place to "hide" purchases when you are stopping at more than one place.

If you have a kayak and are tired of borrowing someone's truck or taking your own truck every time you want to go out, add the kayak mount to the cross bars to carry your kayak in a safe and convenient manner wherever you want to go. If you have a bicycle or skis, you can also get special mounts to hold them securely.

Towing

Add a tow hitch to your Kia so you can tow your ATV to new places to explore. Or, if you want to hike and bike, add a cargo bin to the roof rails and a bike holder to the tow hitch to carry your bicycle. You'll find that there's no end to the fun you can have with your Kia when you add these accessories.

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Lighting

Add puddle lights to light up the area near the doors. Not only is this great so that you can see in the dark, but it makes your Kia look even better than it already does. Kick it up a notch with an interior lighting kit that personalizes the cabin. The lighting kit is a fully integrated color system that places lights in the cup holders, foot well area and the forward tray. The lights also shine a soft white light when the doors are opened.

Find Accessories at Superior Kia

Stop by Superior Kia today to browse through more fun accessories and to make your Kia uniquely yours.


Thanksgiving Events in Cincinnati


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While you might be too busy to think of events in the couple days before Thanksgiving and Thanksgiving Day, you may want to head out on the weekend for some holiday events. The week before, be sure to stop by Superior Kia to have your vehicle checked and to have the required maintenance done, if needed.

Fountain Square

Starting at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, Fountain Square will be gearing up for Christmas. Listen to live music from Archer's Paradox and grab some of Tom+Chee's grilled cheese. The tree lighting ceremony starts at 7:00 p.m., then there's live music from the Von Trap Kids. At the end of it all, Fountain Square will have a fireworks finale.

Twelfth Night

Catch Shakespeare's Twelfth Night at the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company. The play runs through December 15, so even if you feel like you can't move after Thanksgiving, you won't miss out. The play is directed by Sara Clark.

Go Skiing

What better way to get rid of the extra calories from that huge Thanksgiving dinner, but to go skiing? Perfect North Slopes will be open, including Tuff Enuff, Back Stage, Learn-to-Turn, Clyde's Superslide and Farside slopes. If skiing is not your thing, the tubing lanes will be open. The ski resort also has a gift shop and repair shop.

Get Your Grinch On at the Aronoff Center

Take the family to see this musical adaptation of How the Grinch Stole Christmas. The show was a holiday hit on Broadway and is touring the United States. Thanksgiving weekend is the time when you can see this in Cincinnati - or you'll have to catch it in another city if you can't make it Thanksgiving weekend. Ticket range from $28 to $88.

Cincideutsch Christkindlmarkt

If you want something special for a Christmas gift for someone special, visit the Cincideutsch Christkindlmarkts. You'll find seasonal décor, handcrafted gifts, traditional German holiday sweets, hot-spiced Gluhwein, baked goods and more. The event will be on Fountain Square and Findlay Market, depending on how soon you go. Friday and Saturday, it is open from 11:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m., then on Sunday from 11:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

Before you head out for events or shopping - and preferably before Thanksgiving week when you expect to be busy, be sure to have your vehicle checked or have maintenance completed at Superior Kia.


2015 Kia Cadenza Premium

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Stop by Superior Kia today to test drive the 2015 Kia Cadenza Premium and to learn more about this luxury sedan. You'll get tons of features that you would only expect on other luxury models - and you'll get them for thousands less than those other models.

Convenience and Entertainment Features

The 2015 Kia Cadenza Premium's convenience features include a driver and passenger vanity mirror, an auto dimming rearview mirror, heated power door mirrors, one-touch up and down windows, a power moon roof, a tilt and telescopic steering wheel with mounted audio controls, a HomeLink garage door transmitter, speed control, illuminated entry, remote keyless entry, front and rear beverage holders and door bins, an overhead console, dual zone air conditioning, automatic temperature control, and a navigation system.

Entertainment features include 12 Infinity speakers, an 8-inch LCD monitor, Bluetooth, a radio data system, MP3 decoder, CD player, AM/FM radio and 1 gigabyte of internal memory.

Additional features include heated front seats, a leather steering wheel, leather upholstery, front and rear center armrests and power front seats.

Engine and Transmission

The Cadenza features a 3.3-liter V-6 engine backed by a mode select six-speed automatic transmission. This combination makes 293 horsepower at 6,400 rpm and 255 pound-feet of torque at 5,200 rpm. It gets 19 mpg* in the city and 28 mpg* on the highway.

Safety and Security Features

Safety and security features include electronic stability control, traction control, brake assist, four-wheel disc brakes, ABS brakes, adjustable head restrains with tilt in the front, perimeter/approach lights, a panic alarm and security system, ignition disable, an occupant sensing airbag, dual front side impact airbags, dual front impact airbags, an overhead airbag and a rear side impact airbag.

Additional features include fully automatic headlights, delay off headlights, rear parking sensor, variably intermittent wipers, a rear window defroster, rain sensing wipers, a low tire pressure warning system and front fog lights.

Learn More About the 2015 Kia Cadenza Premium

Stop by Superior Kia to learn more about the 2015 Kia Cadenza Premium, including standard convenience, entertainment, safety and security features. If you are looking for certain features, ask about additional available options for this model. Also, ask your salesperson about any finance or lease deals we may be running on the Cadenza.


2015 Kia Sedona

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If you are in the market for something that is flexible - you can haul people in a carpool, your kids' sports equipment, dogs to the dog show, or just yourself, stop by Superior Kia to test drive the 2015 Kia Sedona. The Sedona is loaded with features to make even a long road trip comfortable for everyone.

Convenience Features

Convenience features include one-touch up and down windows, driver and passenger vanity mirrors, body-color power door mirrors with turn signal indicators, a tilt and telescopic steering wheel with mounted audio controls, front and rear beverage holders, front door bins, speed control, an overhead console, illuminated entry, remote keyless entry, reclining third row seat and separate rear air conditioning.

Entertainment Features

Entertainment features include Bluetooth, an AM/FM radio, MP3 decoder, CD player and four speakers.

Engine and Transmission

The 2015 Kia Sedona features a 3.3-liter V-6 engine with variable valve control and a variable intake manifold. It is backed by a six-speed mode select Sportmatic transmission. This combination makes 276 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and 248 pound-feet of torque at 5,200 rpm. The Sedona runs on regular unleaded fuel and gets 18 mpg* in the city and 24 mpg* on the highway.

Safety and Security Features

Safety and security features include brake assist, ABS brakes, four-wheel disc brakes, traction control, electronic stability control, anti-whiplash front head restraints, perimeter/approach lights, a security system and panic alarm, a rear window wiper and defroster, variably intermittent wipers, a low tire pressure warning system, rear parking sensors, dual front side impact airbags, an overhead airbag, dual front impact airbags and an occupant sensing airbag.

Dimensions

The front features 39.8 inches of headroom, 40.9 inches of legroom, 59.3 inches of hip room and 63.9 inches of shoulder room. The rear seat features 41.1 inches of legroom, 66.1 inches of hip room, 39.4 inches of headroom and 63.1 inches of shoulder room. The third row seat features 38.9 inches of headroom, 50 inches of hip room, 34.8 inches of legroom and 59.4 inches of shoulder room.

Test Drive the 2015 Kia Sedona

Stop by Superior Kia today to test drive the 2015 Kia Sedona and to learn more about all of the convenience, safety, security and entertainment features that come standard on this model.


Yummy Fall Recipes


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Now is the time to take a road trip to the Smokey Mountains to catch fall in full color. Before you head out, though, you'll need to have your vehicle serviced at Superior Kia if you haven't done it lately. The other thing you may want to do is to prepare some great road trip food to take along with you. Instead of stopping at a restaurant, you can stop along the way for a picnic lunch and enjoy the changing colors.

Cukes and Dip

  • 4 large cucumbers
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • ½ cup cream cheese
  • 1 jar of dried beef (about 4 ounces), chopped into ½-inch pieces
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Paprika

Peel the cucumbers. You can either peel them completely, peel them so you leave strips of peel on, or leave them unpeeled. Using a teaspoon, scoop the seeds out of the cukes and discard. Wash the cukes.

Mix the rest of the ingredients thoroughly. Scoop the dip into the center of the cucumbers. Cut the cukes into 2-inch to 3-inch slices. Garnish with paprika.

Since this could cause a mess, you may want to leave the cukes whole until you get to your lunch destination, then cut them. If you plan to eat them on the way, then cut them, but prop them up against each other so they don't tip.

Boondock Grinders

  • Grinder (sub) rolls
  • Mayonnaise
  • Spicy brown mustard
  • Salt and pepper
  • Pepper Jack cheese
  • Hard salami
  • Pepperoni
  • Smoked ham
  • Smoked turkey
  • Bacon, cooked
  • Your favorite sandwich toppings

Cut the grinder rolls in half, but do not slice them all the way through. Spread the mayo and mustard on both sides. Cover each side with the pepper jack cheese. If you like tomato, add thin slices on the bottom part of the grinder roll. Layer the meats over the top of the tomatoes, covering both sides of the roll.

Add lettuce, black olives, peppers, cucumbers, onions and other toppings you might like. Sprinkle it all with salt and pepper if desired (you might want to put the ham and bacon under another meat if you're going to use salt).

Enjoy. And, stop by Superior Kia on your way out of town to ensure that your vehicle is serviced for your trip.


2015 Kia Sportage LX

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If you are considering an SUV but don't want the large model that gets so-so gas mileage, stop by Superior Kia to test drive the 2015 Kia Sportage LX. This is just the right size for those who need the space in an SUV and the height an SUV affords; yet is economical and easy to drive.

Convenience Features

Convenience features include one-touch down windows, driver and passenger vanity mirrors, front door bins, front and rear beverage holders, a tilt and telescopic steering wheel, speed control, an overhead console, illuminated entry and remote keyless entry.

Additional features include power door mirrors,

Entertainment Features

Entertainment features include a 7-inch primary LCD screen, steering wheel-mounted audio controls, Bluetooth, a CD player and MP3 decoder, six speakers and an AM/FM/SiriusXM radio.

Engine and Transmission

The 2015 Kia Sportage LX features a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine with variable valve control; and it is backed by a six-speed automatic Sportmatic transmission. This combination gets 19 mpg* in the city and 26 mpg* on the highway. This all-wheel drive vehicle runs on regular unleaded fuel so is very economical.

Safety and Security Features

Safety and security features include electronic stability control, traction control, brake assist, ABS brakes, four-wheel disc brakes, a security system and panic alarm, perimeter/approach lights, anti-whiplash front head restraints, ignition disable, an occupant sensing airbag, dual front impact airbags, dual front side impact airbags and an overhead airbag.

Additional safety features include a rear window wiper and defroster, delay off headlights, a low tire pressure warning system and variably intermittent wipers.

Dimensions

Even though this is a crossover SUV, it has plenty of room for the family. The front features 39.1 inches of headroom, 56.7 inches of shoulder room, 41.4 inches of legroom and 53.7 inches of hip room. The rear features 26 cubic feet of cargo space behind the rear seat. The rear seating area features 37.9 inches of legroom, 49.1 inches of hip room, 38.5 inches of headroom and 55.1 inches of shoulder room.

Stop by Superior Kia today to test drive the 2015 Kia Sportage LX. Be sure to ask your salesperson about all of the convenience, entertainment, safety and security features; and about whether we are currently running any specials on the Sportage.


The Perfect Road Trip Essentials


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When you are on a road trip, it's a given that you should have a first aid kit, extra jackets and blankets, a flashlight, flares, extra food and water, and other emergency equipment. However, if you are planning a road trip, you will need items to keep the kids busy, drinks and snacks, GPS or map, and several other things to make your road trip the perfect trip no matter what might happen. Don't forget to bring your vehicle in for service at Superior Kia before you leave - make that a part of the packing list so you can't get sidetracked.

Snacks and Drinks

Pack a cooler with soda and water for everyone. Make sure you have enough for the entire day if the trip will take all day. This way, when you stop, you don't have to worry about replenishing the cooler with drinks that might be warm.

As for snacks, bring things that are easy to eat on the go. Sandwiches, cookies, chips, vegetable sticks, cubed cheese and fruit - all are great for traveling. Most of it doesn't require a cooler; however, sandwiches, fruit and veggies should be kept in a cooler if at all possible.

Things to Do

Kids are easily bored on long road trips. Be sure you have something to entertain them. Also, bring their blankets and pillows so they may nap comfortably while you are driving. You can play driving game such as Yellow Car, License Plate and other games with the kids. Tablets with favorite games tend to keep kids occupied for hours so pack those up front if your kids have them.

Good Music

If you're the type who likes to listen to the stereo when you are driving, be sure to pack your favorite CDs, especially if you are traveling through an area without many towers. You'll have music when radio stations won't come in. If you have a passenger, that person can get the CDs out for you, but if you're doing this road trip on your own, you may want to have the CDs out of the jewel case so you can easily change them without having to play with the case.

Emergency Provisions

Always check your emergency kit before you leave. You can freshen up any dried goods and water, ensure that you have extra blankets and jackets, freshen up the first aid kit if needed, and make sure you have the proper safety equipment including flares and reflective triangles.

Stop by Superior Kia today to have your vehicle checked thoroughly before you head out on a road trip.


October Events in Ohio


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When you just had your vehicle serviced or purchased/leased a new Kia from Superior Kia, you'll definitely want to head out to some of the craft shows this fall. You'll find tons of unique gifts for those on your list who are hard to shop for. You could even find vendors who will make customized gifts for you.

Apple Butter Stirrin' Festival

The 45th annual Apple Butter Stirrin' Festival runs from October 17, 2014 through October 19, 2014. Set your GPS to Historic Roscoe Village, 600 N. Whitewoman Street, Coshocton, Ohio, 43812. Admission is $5. Kids that are 12 years and under and Roscoe Members are free. Ticket price includes admission to the Living History Buildings. Parking is free at the Roscoe Village parking lots. You'll enjoy live music, a craft fair and apple butter stirring among other events during the festival.

Berea-Midpark Craft Show

This is the 33rd year this craft show has been running. Head out to Middleburg Heights Jr. High, 7000 Paula Drive, Middleburg Heights, Ohio, 44130 for one of the biggest craft shows in the area. This year, there will be over 250 vendors. Admission is $1.

Oak Ridge Festival

Be sure to head out to the Oak Ridge Festival this year on October 18 and 19, 2014. The festival is located at 15498 E. Township Road 104, Attica, Ohio, 44807. This is an outdoor festival that features costumed artisans and craftsmen demonstrating their skills, entertainment, living history encampments, hand-crafted items, antique machinery, kids' attractions and more.

Oktoberfest and Craft Show

Combine two favorites - Oktoberfest and a craft show - into one fun day. On October 18, 2014, the Oktoberfest and a craft show will be held at the Paradise United Church of Christ, 619 E. Main Street, Louisville, Ohio, 44641. The festivities run from 9:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.

Before you head out to the festivities, make sure your vehicle has been recently serviced. If not, stop by Superior Kia to have it serviced; or, if you are in the market for a new vehicle, to pick up a new Kia. Test drive any of the models you are interested in and learn more about the convenience features, safety and security features and the entertainment features for each of the models.


2015 Kia Sorento SX V-6

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One of the vehicles that is a must-test-drive is the 2015 Kia Sorento SX with the V-6 engine, available at Superior Kia. This model features tons of standard equipment and creature comforts to make your drive to work or your road trip ultra-comfortable and economical.

Convenience Features

Convenience features standard on the 2015 Kia Sorento SX include a tilt and telescopic steering wheel, a HomeLink garage door transmitter, front and rear beverage holders, front and rear door bins, an overhead console, an auto-latch for the trunk/hatch, a power moon roof, one-touch up and down windows, illuminated entry, driver and passenger vanity mirrors, speed control, an auto dimming rearview mirror, automatic temperature control, front dual zone air conditioning, a memory seat, rear air conditioning, navigation system, and remote keyless entry.

Additional features include heated and ventilated front seats, a split bench third row seat, leather shift knob, split folding rear seat, power heated door mirrors with turn signal indicators and leather upholstery.

Entertainment Features

Entertainment features include 10 Infinity speakers, an 8-inch LCD screen, MP3 decoder, CD player, Bluetooth, AM/FM radio, SiriusXM radio, 1 gig internal memory capacity and audio controls mounted on the steering wheel.

Engine and Transmission

The 2015 Kia Sorento SX features a 3.3-liter V-6 engine backed by a Sportmatic mode-select, six-speed automatic transmission. The engine features variable valve control and runs on regular unleaded fuel. This combination makes 290 horsepower at 6,400 rpm and 252 pound-feet of torque at 5,200 rpm. The Sorento gets 18 mpg* in the city and 25 mpg* on the highway.

Safety and Security Features

Safety and security features include electronic stability control, traction control, brake assist, ABS brakes, four-wheel disc brakes, anti-whiplash front head restraints, a panic alarm, ignition disable, dual front side impact airbags, an overhead airbag, dual front impact airbags and an occupant sensing airbag.

Additional features include fully automatic headlights, delay off headlights, a rear window wiper and defroster, variably intermittent wipers, rear parking sensors, a low tire pressure warning system, front fog lights and a blind spot sensor.

For more information about the 2015 Kia Sorento SX V-6, stop by Superior Kia today for a test drive. Be sure to ask your salesperson about any lease or finance specials we may be running on any of the Sorento models.


2015 Kia Sorento Earns Five-Star Rating

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If you are in the market for an SUV but want something that ranks high in safety marks, stop by Superior Kia to test drive the 2015 Kia Sorento. The Sorento - four-wheel and all-wheel drive versions - earned the National Highway Traffic Safety Administrations five-star overall safety rating. It also earned five stars in the front and side crash tests. The Sorento also earned four stars in the rollover crash test.

The 2015 Kia Sorento has not been rated by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety yet. Furthermore, the 2015 Chevrolet Equinox and the 2015 Honda Pilot both earned only four stars overall safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Standard Safety Equipment on the 2015 Sorento

Certain equipment comes standard on the Sorento - this means that no matter which trim level you choose, the Sorento will have antilock brakes, six airbags, hill start assist control, and electronic stability control.

Additional Safety Equipment

The 2015 Kia Sorento has additional safety equipment, and many of these features may depend on the trim level. Your salesperson will be able to tell you which trim levels have certain safety equipment.

Additional safety features include brake assist, dual front side impact airbags, an overhead airbag, an occupant sensing airbag, dual front impact airbags, anti-whiplash front head restraints, a panic alarm, ignition disable, delay off headlights, fully automatic headlights, a rear window defroster and wiper, variably intermittent wipers, a low tire pressure warning system, front fog lights, a blind spot sensor and rear parking sensors.

2015 Kia Sorento Convenience Features

While safety features are important, most people want something with conveniences. The Sorento features a tilt and telescopic steering wheel with mounted audio controls, speed control, illuminated entry, a HomeLink garage door transmitter, power moon roof, front and rear beverage holders and door bins, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, seat memory, front dual zone air conditioning with automatic temperature control, remote keyless entry, driver and passenger vanity mirrors, an overhead console, rear air conditioning, navigation system, and one-touch up and down windows.

To learn more about the safety and security features, and the convenience and entertainment features in the 2015 Kia Sorento, visit Superior Kia today for a test drive. Ask your salesperson about additional safety features on various trim levels.


2015 Kia Rio LX

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When you stop by Superior Kia to test drive a vehicle or two, make sure the 2015 Kia Rio LX is on your list. With 15 cubic feet of cargo volume and plenty of room for passengers, this crossover is perfect for commuting, carpooling and family trips. The front features 40 inches of headroom, 53.1 inches of shoulder room, 43.8 inches of legroom and 52.1 inches of hip room. The rear features 31.1 inches of legroom, 51.2 inches of hip room, 37.6 inches of headroom and 52.1 inches of shoulder room.

Convenience and Entertainment Features

Convenience features include driver and passenger vanity mirrors, front and rear beverage holders, a tilt steering wheel, and door bins. Entertainment features include a CD player, MP3 decoder, four speakers, 1 gigabyte of internal memory, and an AM/FM radio with Sirius XM radio.

Additional features include a spoiler, heated power door mirrors, a lift gate, a trip computer and body-colored door mirrors and bumpers.

Powertrain Features

The 2015 Kia Rio features a 1.6-liter engine backed by a six-speed automatic transmission. The engine features variable valve control and a variable intake manifold. It runs on regular unleaded fuel. The transmission is a mode-select Steptronic transmission. This combination makes 138 horsepower at 6,300 rpm and 123 pound-feet of torque at 4,850 rpm. The 2015 Kia Rio gets 27 mpg* in the city and 37 mpg* on the highway.

Safety and Security Features

Safety and security features include electronic stability control, traction control, brake assist, ABS brakes, four-wheel disc brakes, adjustable head restraints with tilt in the front, anti-whiplash head restraints, ignition disable, an occupant sensing airbag, dual front side impact airbags, an overhead airbag, and dual front impact airbags.

Additional features include speed-sensing steering, a front anti-roll bar, rear window wiper and defroster, variably intermittent wipers, and a low tire pressure warning system.

Stop by Superior Kia today to test drive the 2015 Kia Rio LX. Be sure to ask your salesperson about any finance or lease specials we may be running on this model.


Advanced Technology in Kia Vehicles


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Kia excellent safety ratings, partially because of the advanced technology it uses in building its vehicles. Some of this technology includes advanced airbags, crumple zones and headrests, available in the models at Superior Kia. It has earned some of the top safety awards from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and other companies that study vehicle safety.

Advanced Airbags

Kia uses several airbags, including dual front airbags, side curtain airbags in the front and second rows, and front seat-mounted side airbags. The airbag system features an advanced sensor system that monitors whether you have a passenger in the front, how severe of an impact, and whether you are using your seat belts. The sensor controls airbag inflation according to these variables.

Seat Belts

All of the Kia models feature seat belt pre-tensioners to help reduce seat belt injury during a crash.

ABS Brakes

Kia's anti-lock braking system helps the driver stay in control on slippery roads. It shortens the distance it takes to brake, then takes control of the vehicle while on slippery roads. Electronic brakeforce distribution determines whether there should be more braking power to the front or rear based on the vehicle's weight changes. The traction control ensures that you have traction when you take off plus allows the vehicle to climb hills better. The brake assist system increases the power of the brakes to shorten the time it takes to stop in an emergency situation.

Passive and Active Safety Features

Passive safety features protect you and your passengers from more injury once a crash does happen. Kia uses crumple zones to distribute and absorb the force of a crash before it can affect those in the vehicle. Headrests, airbags and seatbelts are also passive safety features.

Active safety features try to prevent crashes, and if you still crash, they are in place to mitigate a crash. These types of features include blind spot detection, frontal crash mitigation, rear view camera and parking cameras/sensors.

The active safety systems do what their names suggest. If you have a Kia with blind spot detection, the system will warn you if you attempt to change lanes with someone in your blind spot. The frontal crash mitigation system will warn you if you are going to hit something, then if you don't take action, the system will apply the brakes for you.

Stop by Superior Kia today to test drive any of the models with advanced safety technology. If you are looking at a model that doesn't feature standard active safety features, ask about options or whether these come standard on a higher trim level.


Fall Road Trip Destinations -- Top 4 Foliage Destinations


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When you hear of foliage destinations, you typically think of the northeast or the Blue Ridge Mountains. This year, take a different fall foliage road trip. A couple of these places might be out of driving reach, but you can always rent a Kia just like the Kia you just bought at Superior Kia when you get to your destination.

Colorado

Estes Park is one of the best places to view the fall foliage, as is Rocky Mountain National Park. Not only do you get to see some of the most vibrant fall color changes, but you might get lucky enough to see some of the area's wildlife, including elk. Furthermore, you'll have tons to do if you want more action than taking pictures of foliage and wildlife, including horseback riding, fishing, hiking and more.

Missouri

This is a bit closer to home for those who want to see the fall foliage but don't have the time to take a week or two off. If you stop at the Welcome Center on State Highway 248 and Highway 65, you'll find plenty of information about various tours in the area. Be sure to visit the Ozarks and Branson for some of the best leaf-peeping. Table Rock Lake, Rockaway Beach and Kimberling City are also some great places to find the best fall foliage.

Wisconsin

Make a point to drive through Door County, Wisconsin for some great pictures of the lakes with fall foliage backgrounds. Watch for roadside stands for farm fresh produce, hot apple cider and wines from the local vineyards.

Oregon

While you might have to take a plane, then rent a Kia unless you have at least a couple weeks of vacation, Oregon is worth the drive - or flight, as the case may be. Check out some of the best fall foliage around the Columbia River area and you'll get more than just colorful leaves. You'll also get some great photos of waterfalls, gorges, gardens and even wineries. Watch for cliffs as high as 900 feet to use as a backdrop for some of your foliage pictures.

Before you head out, be sure to have your vehicle serviced at Superior Kia, especially if you are taking a long drive like those mentioned here.


2016 Kia Optima


While the 2016 Kia Optima hasn't been released yet, you can expect to see it at Superior Kia sometime during 2015. Thus far, the new Optima has been seen covered with camouflage in the United States and in Europe. The sheet metal has been completely revised, as have many other components.

The Exterior

You can expect the front to take after the K9 large sedan. The side is missing the beltline, thus allowing rear passengers a better view. The door seems to be unchanged. Also seen on the test model was the chrome accent that curves up the C-pillars and over the tops of the doors. The rear looks like it might be close to the same as the current year model including the twin oval tailpipes.

The Interior

The dashboard in the 2016 Kia Optima has been completely redesigned. The infotainment center is higher, plus the center air outlets have been moved to the space between the infotainment center and the ventilation controls. The cup holders have been moved from the closable support. They now sit beside the gear shift.

Engines

Kia has not yet released information about the engines, but it is expected that the Optima will give buyers a number of choices of diesel, gas and hybrid power plants in the four-cylinder class.

Features

While convenience, entertainment, security and safety features have not been released, you can expect the regular host of features based on the various trim levels. Interior features may include heated and ventilated seats, heated power mirrors with turn signal indicators, sound systems, adaptive cruise control, a blind spot warning system, forward collision mitigation, rearview cameras, DVD players, steering wheel-mounted audio and cruise controls, leather seats, leather steering wheel and gear shift knob, remote keyless entry, remote keyless ignition, a security system and engine immobilizer.

Keep your eye on this space for more information about the 2016 Kia Optima as it becomes available. Alternatively, you can stop by Superior Kia for more information as it becomes available.


EV Charging Network for Kia

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Kia Motors America, based in Irvine, California, plans to add 17 electric vehicle charging stations to the 198 stations it already has. The new charging stations are "fast charging" station and can bring a completely depleted battery pack to 80 percent full in about 33 minutes.

Kia Motors America partnered with Greenlots, based in San Francisco, to add the 17 new fast-charging stations. These new stations are to support the new 2015 Kia Soul EV, which goes on sale in select states this fall. The Soul EV is the first all-electric vehicle to be sold in the United States by Kia.

While Kia hasn't released prices yet, we do know that you can be eligible for a $7,500 federal incentive. The battery has a range of 80 to 100 miles before it needs to be charged again. Once other states follow suit, you'll be able to go quite far with the Soul EV. As of now, it will only be released in California, New York, Oregon, Maryland and New Jersey. This leaves out Ohio and Superior Kia - for the time being.

As of now, Oregon is part of the West Coast Electric Highway system. The three states on the east coast belong to the ZEV Action Plan, a program that encourages the electric vehicle market.

The Soul features three different ways to charge the battery. The port is located in the front of the vehicle so all you have to do is pull up to a public charging station or to your charger at the home or office and plug in.

The battery is a skinny lithium-ion polymer battery that holds 27 kWh of energy. It's located under the floor so that it doesn't take up any cabin or cargo space. Plus it gives the Soul EV a lower center of gravity, which means that it handles better.

Though states taking part in programs have the most charging stations, other states do feature public charging stations. By checking MyUVO.com, Chargepoint and Plugshare, you can find over 14,000 240-volt outlets throughout the nation. You'll also be able to find the DC Fast Charge stations.

Keep your eye on this space to learn when Kia Motors America will release the Soul EV to dealerships in other states, or stop by Superior Kia for more information.


Top Cincinnati Events in September


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It's always a good idea to check our website at Superior Kia when you are considering buying or leasing a new car - we almost always have specials running. The model you are interested in might be on sale. And, if you have an older vehicle that isn't the most reliable vehicle, then you should stop by to test drive a new car or SUV. A new vehicle allows you to attend events, commute and take road trips without worrying if you are going to end up stranded.

On Saturday, September 20, 2014, visit Washington Park in Cincinnati to attend The City Flea. The event starts at 10:00 a.m. and runs until 4:00 p.m. Visit over 200 unique vendors - you just might find something for yourself - or you may find that right gift for someone's birthday or the upcoming holidays.

At 6:00 p.m. on September 13, 2014 - and running until 11:00 p.m., stop by the Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati to attend The Grand Slam Gala. The fundraiser will features auctions, drinks in the dugout, an open bar, entertainment and dinner. Admission is $150.

Attend the Best of the North Celebration on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. at the Sharonville Convention Center, Cincinnati, Ohio. Admission is $25 and includes a sampling of food and products plus two drink tickets. The food and products were nominated by hundreds of Cincy Magazine readers - they picked the best places to shop, eat and have fun in Northern Cincinnati. Join in and help determine who is the best of the best.

If you're looking for something to do with the kids, attend Day Out with Thomas: The Thrill of the Ride Tour 2014. The event takes place from Friday, September 5-7, 2014 starting at 10:00 a.m. and September 12-14, 2014. The event closes at 3:00 p.m. Fans will get to talk to Thomas the Tank Engine, meet Sir Topham Hatt and will enjoy a day filled with activities based on Thomas. Admission to this event, located at the Lebanon Mason Monroe Railroad, 127 South Mechanic Street, Lebanon, Ohio, is $18.

Stop by Superior Kia whether you need service, want to test drive a new vehicle or just want to say hello and share pictures of you and your Kia attending these events.


2015 Kia Soul EV

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Kia is working on a Soul electric vehicle for 2015, however, it won't be available at Superior Kia right away. It is unknown at this time when the 2015 Soul EV will be released in states other than California, New York, Oregon, Maryland and New Jersey, but it will eventually be available to all dealerships in all states.

The Soul EV made its debut at the Chicago Auto Show in early 2014, and people have been looking to get their hands on this cute crossover. The EV is expected to get a range of 80 to 100 miles with a recharging time - of a fully depleted battery - of 24 hours on a 240-volt charger. If a consumer uses a 50 kW system, the Soul could charge up to 80 percent in as little as 33 minutes.

The Soul will be fitted with three different charging ports: two of these are for AC charging and one is for CHAdMo public station charging. CHAdMo is the acronym for CHArge de Move, a system that provides 480 volts DC. This system can charge a battery in less than 30 minutes. Charging suppliers will be Bosch, AeroVironment and Leviton.

Electric vehicles partially charge their batteries with coasting and regenerative braking, and the Kia Soul EV won't be any different. However, the Soul EV will feature two presets: Eco On and Eco Off. Both will have a drive and brake mode. If the driver used the brake mode in the Eco On setting, the Soul EV can capture up to 12 percent of the vehicle's lost kinetic energy. That energy is stored in the battery pack.

Additionally, Kia will offer an app that helps you find recharging stations. Dealerships who sell the Soul EV will offer their customers free recharging.

A liquid-cooled permanent magnet electric motor will drive the Kia. This motor puts out 109 horsepower and 210 pound-feet of torque. It sends the power to the front wheels through a one-speed constant ratio transmission.

The battery pack is a 96-cell lithium-ion polymer pack that puts out 27 kWh. The battery pack is located under the Soul's floor, so it does take a bit of rear legroom away, plus it also takes away some of the cargo space. Because of the weight of the battery pack, Kia increase the Soul's torsional rigidity. Furthermore, since the heavy battery pack is closer to the ground, the center of gravity is also lower, which is a benefit to the Soul's ride.

Keep your eye on this space or visit Superior Kia to learn when the Soul EV will be available in Cincinnati.



2015 Kia Optima LX

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If you are looking for something that is comfortable to drive, yet looks sporty, stop by Superior Kia to test drive the 2015 Kia Optima LX. Even though it's a sedan, it has an aggressive front clip that gives it that "look."

The powertrain features a 2.4-liter engine backed by a six-speed automatic transmission. The engine makes 192 horsepower at 6,300 rpm and 181 pound-feet of torque at 4,250 rpm. This combination runs on regular unleaded fuel and gets 22 mpg* in the city and 34 mpg* on the highway.

Convenience features include a tilt and telescopic steering wheel with mounted audio controls, one-touch up and down windows, front and rear beverage holders and door bins, an overhead console, driver and passenger vanity mirrors, speed control, illuminated entry, remote keyless entry, Bluetooth, an MP3 decoder, six speakers and a CD player. The heated power door mirrors feature turn signal indicators and are the same color as the body of the car.

Safety and security features include brake assist, ABS brakes, four-wheel disc brakes, traction control, electronic stability control, a security system and panic alarm, perimeter/approach lights, an overhead airbag, dual front side impact airbags, an occupant-sensing airbag, dual front impact airbags, anti-whiplash front head restraints, ignition disable, fully automatic headlights, front fog lights, delay-off headlights, variably intermittent wipers, a rear window defroster and a low tire pressure warning system.

You also have plenty of space for passenger - and they won't feel crowded. The front features 40 inches of head room, 57.3 inches of shoulder room, 45.5 inches of legroom and 54.7 inches of hip room. The rear features 34.7 inches of leg room, 54.5 inches of shoulder room, 37.6 inches of head room and 55.7 inches of shoulder room.

Stop by Superior Kia today to test drive the 2015 Kia Optima LX and to learn more about its safety, security, convenience and entertainment features. Be sure to ask your salesperson about standard features and optional features - and about any deals we may be running on the Optima LX.


Featured Vehicles at Superior Kia

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If you're in the market for a new car, stop by Superior Kia to test drive one or more of our hand-picked featured vehicles. All models are brand new 2014 model year vehicles - our most popular vehicles and all of them feature competitive pricing.

The 2014 Kia Sorento LX is discounted by over $5,000 to $23,250. The SUV features a 2.4-liter engine backed by an automatic transmission. It is Remington Red with a beige interior.

The 2014 Kia Cadenza Premium has a huge discount of over $8,000 and is now available for $27,404. The Cadenza Premium features a 3.3-liter V-6 engine backed by an automatic transmission. This sedan is Smokey Blue with a beige interior.

The 2014 Kia Sorento LX features a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine backed by an automatic transmission. This Statin Metal car features a black interior and has a discount of just under $4,000.

The 2014 Kia Sedona EX features an Aurora Black exterior and gray interior. The Sedona, which features a 3.5-liter V-6 engine and automatic transmission, is discounted by just under $5,000.

If you want to go luxury, test drive the 2014 Kia Cadenza Limited, Kia's luxury sedan, which you can have for only $32,279. This sedan features a 3.3-liter engine and automatic transmission and is Plat Graphite with a black interior. Its discount is just under $11,000.

When you test drive the vehicles, ask your salesperson about all of the convenience, safety, entertainment and security features for each vehicle. You'll find express up and down windows, power seats and mirrors - some with memory settings, dual zone air conditioning, back up camaras, vanity mirrors, remote entry, remote vehicle start, illuminated entry, plenty of storage and power jacks, touch screen technology, Bluetooth, and more.

Safety and security features for most of these vehicles include traction control, electronic stability control, four-wheel disc brakes, ABS brakes, brake assist, several airbags including a passenger-sensing airbag, auto-dimming rearview mirror, low tire pressure systems, rear wipers and defoggers and more.

Entertainment features may include Bluetooth, a CD player, MP3 decoder, touch screen, steering wheel-mounted audio controls, AM/FM stereo, SiriusXM radio, USB ports, auxiliary ports and more.

Stop by Superior Kia today to learn more about our featured vehicles, financing options and other deals.


September Adventures in Ohio


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September means tons of fairs and festivals - and that means making sure your Kia is in shape for all of the driving, especially if you are participating in these events. Stop by Superior Kia before the season starts to make sure your Kia is in top-notch condition.

Mohican Adventures has tons of things happening during September, including the Bluegrass Festival, the county fair, a pow-wow and Oktoberfest. Plan your weekends ahead of time so you can be at the fair, festival or event you would enjoy most.

Mohican Adventures is located on State Rt. 3 South, Loudonville, Ohio, 44842; and in addition to the festivals, it has a canoe livery and a campground. That way, you can stay over for those multi-day festivals and parties.

September 11 through 13, 2014, Mohican Adventures will be holding a Bluegrass Festival. If you are a bluegrass fan, this is definitely a "must do" event. On the 14th through the 20th, visit the Ashland County Fair. Be sure to plan at least two days so you can see all of the exhibits plus have time to ride the rides.

If you want to meet up with old friends or just have a good time in general and meet new friends, be sure to go to the Mohican Indian Pow-Wow from September 19 through 21, 2014. You'll learn about the Mohican culture and listen to some great music.

For a change in pace, you go to the Oktoberfest at the Mill on September 27, 2014. Oktoberfest will be held at the Wolf Creek/Pine Run Grist Mill. The fest will be held rain or shine from noon until 11:30 p.m. Enjoy some Old World style German partying, food, beer and wine. There will be large heated tents on the site and parking is free.

From September 30 through October 4, 2014, the Loudonville Street Fair will take up quite a bit of street space. Enjoy free admission, entertainment, exhibits livestock shows and auctions; rides, food and more during the fair. Each day, the fair opens at noon and runs until 10:00 p.m. State routes 60 and 3 are closed while the fair is in town.

Stop by Superior Kia today to make sure your Kia is serviced for longer trips and for the fall months.


Updated 2015 Kia Soul

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Since the Kia Soul was redesigned for 2014, the auto maker only added updates for the 2015 model year, which is now available at Superior Kia. While the upgrades were minor, they were needed. Many of them are technology updates. Since Kia already boasts excellent features and interior technology, these updates just make better even better.

The 2015 Kia Soul models will feature the UVO 1 eService package, which is a free subscription telematics service. The service is available for 10 years or 100,000 miles. This package is standard on the ! model, but is optional on the base and the + models. The eService app is accessible from a smart phone. It includes speed alert, geo-fencing, driving score and curfew alert.

Geo-fencing notifies the owner of the vehicle when the Soul travels past a set geographical area. Speed alert tells the owner if someone driving the vehicle exceeds a set speed. Driving Score 2, or Trip Info, gives you monthly driving statistics including distance traveled and average speed. Of course, Curfew Alert is just that: it notifies you when your Kia doesn't return home by a certain time. All of these apps are great for teens borrowing Mommy's and Daddy's car.

Kia also has its own app store and many apps can be downloaded free from Google Play or iTunes. These apps include iHeart Radio, Pandora, Yelp and others.

Additional new features include an Umber Color Package for the ! trim level. The Umber Color Package comes with Cloud White or Fathom Blue exterior colors. The Umber Color Package also features Nappa leather door armrest accents and seats. The wheels have black inserts to set this particular package apart from the others.

The power plants for the 2015 model include the two existing GDI engines. The 1.6-liter engines are backed by a six-speed automatic or a five-speed manual transmission. The 2.0-liter version is backed only by a six-speed automatic transmission. The 1.6-liter makes 130 horsepower and 118 pound-feet of torque; and the 2.0-liter makes 164 horsepower and 151 pound-feet of torque.

Stop by Superior Kia today to test drive the 2015 Kia Soul and see the difference in the 2015 model year - but of course, you'll have to get inside since the difference is in the technology - of course with the exception of the Umber Color Package.


2015 Kia Soul+

Since you are in the market for a new Kia, now is the time to stop by Superior Kia to test drive the new 2015 Kia Soul+. The 2015 model year features a 2.0-liter engine with variable valve control and a variable intake manifold. The engine is backed by a mode select six-speed automatic transmission. This combination puts out 164 horsepower and 151 pound-feet of torque; and it gets 23 mpg* in the city and 31 mpg* on the highway.

Convenience features include one-touch down windows, driver and passenger vanity mirrors, tilt and telescopic steering wheel with mounted audio controls, front and rear beverage holders and door bins, speed control, remote keyless entry, illuminated entry, an overhead console with storage, heated power door mirrors, Bluetooth and an MP3 decoder.

Additional features include front reading lights, a trip computer, outside temperature display, a full center console with storage, cruise control, remote power door locks, transmission hill holder and a tachometer.

Safety and security features include brake assist, ABS brakes, four-wheel disc brakes, ABS and driveline traction control, electronic stability control, a panic alarm, anti-whiplash front head restraints, speed-sensing steering, a rear window wiper and defroster, variably intermittent wipers and a low tire pressure warning system.

Airbags include dual front side impact airbags, an overhead airbag, an occupant-sensing airbag and dual front impact airbags.

While the Kia Soul+ looks small on the outside, it has plenty of room for up to five people inside. The front features 39.6 inches of headroom, 55.5 inches of shoulder room, 40.9 inches of legroom and 53.2 inches of hip room. The rear features 39.1 inches of legroom, 49.3 inches of hip room, 39.5 inches of headroom and 54.7 inches of shoulder room.

For more information on security, safety, entertainment and convenience features on the 2015 Kia Soult+, stop by Superior Kia for a test drive. Be sure to ask your salesperson for a list of all standard features and about any additional options you may be interested in.


Financing Your Superior Kia

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When you stop by Superior Kia to buy or lease a vehicle, you'll most likely have to finance the vehicle. Whether you choose to buy or lease depends on several things, including financing. If you want to buy a vehicle but can't afford the monthly payment, you might consider leasing. Lease payments are lower and allow you to drive off in a more expensive vehicle. It is also easier to finance a lease.

Before you choose a vehicle, you should know about how much you can afford each month and what your credit score is. While credit scores can change daily, it shouldn't be that big a difference between the score we pull and the score you pull as long as you did not make any other purchases or have something derogatory show up between the time you got your score and the time we pull your score.

While your purchase isn't based solely on your credit score, it is a large part of the decision. You should also have several documents with you when you apply for credit including but not limited to your driver's license, social security number, proof of employment, bank statements and proof of residency. In some cases you may not be required to provide all of that information, but in the event the bank asks for it, it is good to have with you as it can speed up the process.

Always check our website or stop by to ask our salesperson about financing specials. We run low APR specials, have incentive programs and also do special lease financing on certain vehicles. For example, we may be running low APR programs on the Optima. As of mid-August 2014, we are offering 0 percent APR for 36, 48 or 60 months on the Optima, or 1.9 percent for 72 months. We are also offering incentives such as customer cash, owner loyalty, competitive bonus, a military program and a college grad program. Lease specials include $189 per months with $1,850 due at signing.

Stop by Superior Kia today to pick out your next new vehicle and determine whether you prefer to buy it outright or lease it. Ask your salesperson to make up a monthly cost comparison for buying and leasing the same vehicle.


Top Car Add-Ons You Can't Live Without

When you are considering a new Kia, visit Superior Kia to test drive the vehicles with the features you want. When you take a test drive, be sure to check for other features such as easy opening lift gates, entertainment systems, seating options and more.

Easy opening lift gates are a life saver when you have an armful of groceries or things for a trip. Instead of having to use muscles to open the lift gate, you can get a vehicle with a lighter lift gate or even something that automatically opens it for you.

Electronic stability control is great for those times where you lose control on an icy road. Thanks to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), electronic stability control was required on all vehicles from 2012 onward. You can rest assured that any Kia you purchase will have this feature, and it's a feature that could save your car or your life.

Entertainment systems are important if you have children. As a matter of fact, if you have two, you might want to look for a Kia with dual audio and video in the rear so the kids can't fight over what they are watching on a long trip. Be sure you choose something that features headphones or you'll go nuts listening to two different movies or music lists.

Seating options are important if you carpool or often take trips with the entire family. You want to make sure the seats are easy to move, and if you need to put them down to haul cargo instead of people, you'll want to make sure they fold all the way down to give you plenty of room. Another thing to check is the ease at which you can change seating configurations. The last thing you need is kids trying to load in while you are trying to lock the seats in place.

Lumbar seating may not seem like it's a big thing, however, if you have a long commute or often take long trips, that lumbar seat can make the trip more comfortable by supporting your back.

Other add-ons include newer technology such as adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning, and front and rear cameras and sensors to help with parking and braking on time. Stop by Superior Kia today to test drive your next new vehicle and to get a full list of standard features and additional options available for each vehicle.


Should you lease or finance your car?

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Determining whether you should lease or finance a vehicle could be an easy or difficult choice. If you are one of those who find it difficult to make that decision, you have several things to look at. Before you visit Superior Kia, you should be swinging toward at least one method as payments and financing are different for leasing and buying.

Financing: If you want a luxury vehicle but can't afford the payments on a purchased vehicle, you may want to consider leasing. Since you are not paying for the full retail price on the vehicle - you are only paying for the depreciation - the monthly payments are lower than if you were to purchase the same vehicle. Often, a lease is easier to finance, depending on your circumstances.

Business: If you have a business and often entertain your clients, you may want to consider leasing. You can get a luxury vehicle for less money, plus you get to trade it in every couple of years. This means that you'll always have a newer vehicle with all the current bells and whistles when you entertain business clients.

Other Advantages of Leasing: In addition to lower monthly payments, you have a lower down payment. This means that the cost of driving is lower every month. Sales tax is also lower as you pay only sales tax on the amount you finance. You also have less repair costs over the ownership of the vehicle. Since you get a new vehicle every two to three years, your vehicle is always under warranty. Furthermore, you don't have the trade in hassles when you want to get a new vehicle. You simply turn the lease in and lease a new vehicle.

Disadvantages of Leasing: Leasing sounds great, however, there are some disadvantages. You don't get to own the vehicle unless you buy it at the end of the lease. Some people like to have something to show for the money they spent. Your mileage is also limited. You get a set amount of miles per year. At the end of the lease, if you go over the mileage, you pay per mile for every mile over the total allowed miles. You also pay for wear and tear items at the end of the lease. And, if you need to terminate the lease early, depending on the dealership, it could be costly.

Advantages and Disadvantages of Buying a Vehicle: The advantages of buying include being able to change what you want on your vehicle without having the cost of changing it back to the way you got it, it's more economical to purchase a vehicle in the long run, you can sell your vehicle whenever you want, and you don't have to pay a penalty for going over the mileage limitation.

Disadvantages include making a higher down payment, having higher monthly payments, you pay for maintenance, it may be a hassle to trade it in or sell it, and you get to "eat" the depreciation.

Once you decide what you want to do, stop by Superior Kia to test drive your next vehicle. Be ready to change your mind as to leasing or purchasing - you may test drive something you really like but could only afford to lease it.


2015 Kia Forte


If you are in the market for a new vehicle and need something that seats up to five yet has good fuel economy, stop by Superior Kia to test drive the 2015 Kia Forte EX. The Forte features a 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder engine with a variable intake manifold. It is backed by a Sportmatic mode-select six-speed automatic transmission.

With this combination, the Forte gets 25 mpg* in the city and 33 mpg* on the highway. It makes 173 horsepower at 6,500 rpm and 154 pound-feet of torque at 4,700 rpm. This front-wheel drive vehicle runs on regular unleaded fuel.

Convenience features include driver and passenger vanity mirrors, a tilt and telescopic leather steering wheel with mounted audio controls, front and rear beverage holders, an overhead console, front and rear center armrests, leather shift knob, one-touch up and down power windows, speed control, illuminated entry, driver and passenger door bins, remote keyless entry and power door mirrors.

Entertainment features include Bluetooth, a CD player, MP3 decoder, AM/FM stereo, SiriusXM radio, six speakers and an internal memory capacity of 1 gigabyte.

Safety and security features include electronic stability control, traction control, dual front side impact airbags, an overhead airbag, occupant-sensing airbag, dual front impact airbags, anti-whiplash adjustable front head restraints, a panic alarm, brake assist, ABS brakes and four-wheel disc brakes.

Additional features include a rear window wiper and defroster, low tire pressure warning system, front fog lights and variably intermittent wipers.

While the Forte might look small, you'll find that there's plenty of room for a family of five. The front features 39.4 inches of headroom, 56.1 inches of shoulder room, 42.2 inches of leg room and 53.8 inches of hip room. The rear features 35.9 inches of legroom, 53.1 inches of hip room, 38.7 inches of headroom and 54.9 inches of shoulder room.

For more information about the 2015 Kia Forte EX, visit our website or stop by Superior Kia for a test drive. Be sure to ask your salesperson about the standard features plus additional options that may be available. Also, ask your salesperson about any lease or purchase specials we might be running on the 2015 Kia Forte EX.


2016 Kia Sorento

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Kia is making the ever-popular Sorento even more appealing to customers. This mid-size sport utility vehicle will be more visually sophisticated for the 2016 model year. While Kia has not released any information about the interior, chassis or powertrain, it has leaked some changes to the body. The new Sorento won't be available to dealerships like Superior Kia until next year.

The versatile seven-passenger vehicle's overhauled styling got some cues from its studios in Germany, Korea and the United States. The tiger nose grille will be even bigger and will stand more upright. The windshield has also been changed, as well as the LED lights -- the tail lights are slimmer. The changes give the Kia Sorento a more aggressive styling than the 2015 model year.

The new Sorento also has a lowered roofline, a higher belt line and the rear corners are more rounded. Plus, the wheel wells are also rounded and the sides are deeply sculpted. The 2016 model year is expected to be available during the first half of 2015, however, you can see it at the Los Angeles Auto Show in November 2014.

Until it comes out, you can lease the current model year Sorento or another Kia on the lot - or you can buy something and trade it in next year or the year after.

The 2015 Sorento EX features a 3.3- liter V-6 engine backed by a mode select six-speed automatic transmission. The combination gets 18 mpg* in the city and 24 mpg* on the highway. It puts out 290 horsepower at 6,400 rpm and 252 pound-feet of torque at 5,200 rpm.

Features include a tilt and telescopic steering wheel, illuminated entry, speed control, a power moon roof, front dual zone air conditioning, remote keyless entry, an overhead console, a navigation system, an 8-inch LCD screen, 1 gigabyte of internal memory capacity, heated front seats and turn signal indicators in the heated power door mirrors.

Additional features include anti-whiplash front head restraints, a bevy of airbags, fully automatic headlights, delay off headlights, rear parking sensors, a low tire pressure warning system, a rear window wiper and defroster, sun blinds and a blind spot sensor.

For more information on the 2015 model year, stop by Superior Kia today. For more information on the 2016 model year, keep your eye on this space as we'll post information as it becomes available.


Summer Fun in Cincinnati


You just bought a new Kia at Superior Kia and are looking for something to do - an excuse to sink into that new car smell before it disappears. However, you don't have a ton of time on your hands - maybe a day here or a day there. You can find plenty of things to do in Cincinnati this summer - and everything is located in or close to Cincinnati so you'll be able to take off on a Saturday or Sunday morning for some summer fun.

Cincinnati has many art galleries and museums that you can visit. You can see contemporary art, objects that are over 6,000 years old and see national historic landmarks.

  • Visit the 21c Museum Hotel to see contemporary art in a restored historic building. Visit the rooftop bar - the Cocktail Terrace - to grab a craft cocktail.
  • The Cincinnati Art Museum features a collection of over 6,000 piece sand some of the pieces are over 6,000 years old. The museum also features pieces from Cincinnati's history including paintings from the Golden Age and Rookwood Pottery.
  • The Carnegie is located in northern Kentucky - just a short drive from Cincinnati. Visit this art house to see five art galleries, a theater and education classes.

For some spice for those who prefer moving about, visit Fountain Square for live music, festivals, markets and salsa dancing. You'll always find something fun happening on the square. You can also enjoy a simple lunch at Fountain Square if you need a break from window shopping, sightseeing or visiting museums.

Washington Park is another place to catch some live music. You'll also enjoy interactive water features, a dog park, picnicking and tons more. If you prefer the smell of the river while you are having fun, stop at Newport on the Levee for dining, shopping, river views and live music. You can catch live bands on Thursday evenings and often on the weekend.

Before you head out, be sure to have your vehicle serviced at Superior Kia - or if you are in the market for a new vehicle, stop by to test drive something that strikes your fancy.

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2015 Kia Forte EX Hatchback

If you're in the market for a vehicle that is comfortable enough to seat your family, plus it has enough space to use to haul tools, dogs, strollers, camping equipment and whatever else your family wants to bring, stop by Superior Kia to test drive the 2015 Kia Forte EX hatchback.

Convenience features include one-touch down windows, driver and passenger vanity mirrors, front door bins, front and rear beverage holders, an overhead console, a tilt and telescopic steering wheel, speed control, illuminated entry and remote keyless entry.

Entertainment features include Bluetooth, SiriusXM radio, an AM/FM stereo, MP3 decoder, six speakers, CD player, 1 gigabyte of internal memory capacity, and an LCD monitor.

Additional features include a leather shift knob, front bucket seats, a split folding rear seat, front and rear center armrests, a spoiler and power door mirrors.

The engine is a 2.0-liter four-cylinder that features variable valve control and a variable intake manifold. It is backed by a six-speed automatic mode select transmission. The engine runs on regular unleaded fuel and gets 24 mpg* in the city, 34 mpg* on the highway and 28 mpg* combined. This combination makes 173 horsepower at 6,500 rpm and 154 pound-feet of torque at 4,700 rpm.

Safety and security features include electronic stability control, traction control, ABS brakes, brake assist, four-wheel disc brakes, speed-sensitive steering, adjustable anti-whiplash front head restraints, a panic alarm, dual front side impact airbags, an occupant sensing airbag, an overhead airbag and dual front impact airbags.

Additional safety and security features include front fog lights, a low tire pressure warning system, a rear window defroster and wipers, and variably intermittent wipers.

Space is plentiful in the 2015 Kia Forte EX hatchback. The front features 39.4 inches of headroom, 56.1 inches of shoulder room, 42.2 inches of leg room and 53.8 inches of hip room. The rear features 35.9 inches of leg room, 53.1 inches of hip room, 38.7 inches of headroom and 54.9 inches of shoulder room.

Stop by Superior Kia today to test drive the 2015 Kia Forte EX hatchback today; and to get a complete list of standard features, upgrade and available options. Also ask your sales person about any ongoing sales on purchases, leases and service.


Kia Optima SXL Turbo

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The Kia Optima is a perfect vehicle for a family of five or even for a single person who has to commute every day. It is packed with convenience, safety, security and entertainment features. Stop by Superior Kia to test drive the Optima today.

Convenience features include a tilt and telescopic steering wheel with mounted audio controls, a HomeLink garage door transmitter, illuminated entry, remote keyless entry, front and rear beverage holders and door bins, speed control, one-touch up and down windows, a power moon roof, passenger and driver vanity mirrors, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, dual zone air conditioning, automatic temperature control, an overhead console and a navigation system.

Additional features include a heated sport steering wheel, memory seat, heated front and rear seats, leather upholstery, power driver and passenger seats, ventilated front seats, heated power door mirrors with turn signal indicators, and center armrests for the front and rear.

Entertainment features include a diversity antenna, eight Infinity speakers, an 8-inch LCD screen, Bluetooth, an MP3 decoder, SiriusXM radio, an AM/FM stereo, a second first row LCD monitor, a CD player and 1 gigabyte of internal memory capacity.

The engine is a 2.0-liter four-cylinder with an intercooled turbo that is backed by a mode select six-speed automatic transmission. The engine features variable valve control and a variable intake manifold and runs on regular unleaded fuel. This combination makes 274 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and 269 pound-feet of torque at 1,650 rpm.

Safety and security features include traction control, electronic stability control, brake assist, ABS brakes, four-wheel disc brakes, a security system and panic alarm, perimeter/approach lights, anti-whiplash front head restraints, ignition disable, automatic headlights, delay off headlights, variably intermittent wipers and a low tire pressure warning system.

Additional features include rear parking sensors, a rear window defroster, Xenon headlights, front fog lights, a blind spot sensor, dual front side impact airbags, an occupant sensing airbag, an overhead airbag and dual front impact airbags.

For a full list of convenience, security, safety and entertainment features, stop by Superior Kia to test drive the 2015 Kia Optima SXL Turbo. Be sure to ask your salesperson about optional features and whether we are having any lease or purchase deals on this or any other model.


Put Some Soul into Your Drive!

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If you are in the market for a new vehicle, but want something that is great on gas, has a great price and has tons of features, stop by Superior Kia to test drive the Kia Soul+. The Soul+'s 2.0-liter engine makes 164 horsepower and 151 pound-feet of torque, which gives it enough power so as not to feel sluggish. But, it also keeps the fuel economy in line. The Soul+ gets 23 mpg* in the city and 31 mpg* on the highway. It runs on regular unleaded fuel.

Convenience features include one-touch up and down windows, a driver and passenger vanity mirror, a tilt and telescopic steering wheel with mounted audio controls, front and rear beverage holders and door bins, speed control, an overhead console, heated power door mirrors with turn signal indicators in the mirrors, illuminated entry and remote keyless entry.

The entertainment system features a 4.3-inch LCD screen, an UVO premium audio system, Bluetooth, MP3 decoder, and an internal memory capacity of 1 gigabyte.

The Soul+ will comfortably seat five people. The front bucket seats are separated by a center armrest while the rear bench seat also has a center armrest.

Security and safety features include electronic stability control, traction control, brake assist, ABS brakes, four-wheel disc brakes, anti-whiplash front adjustable head restraints with tilt, a panic alarm, dual front side impact airbags, an occupant sensing airbag, dual front impact airbags and an overhead airbag.

Additional features include fully automatic headlights, a rear window wiper and defroster, variably intermittent wipers and a low tire pressure warning system.

You'll also find that the Soul+ has plenty of space for people and cargo. The front seat features 39.6 inches of head room, 55.5 inches of shoulder room, 40.9 inches of legroom and 53.2 inches of hip room. The rear features 39.1 inches of legroom, 49.3 inches of hip room, 39.5 inches of head room, and 54.7 inches of shoulder room. Interior cargo volume clocks in at 24 cubic feet.

To learn more about the Kia Soul+ and get a full list of features and options, stop by Superior Kia today to take a test drive.


Top Road Trip Destinations Across the Country


You have the time, a brand new car from Superior Kia and you're all ready to pack up and go. You just need a destination - or do you? If you're the type that has to plan everything, choose one of these trips, then make hotel reservations along the route. Make sure you leave enough time to sight see so that you are not pressed to make it to the next stop.

If you're the spontaneous type, these trips will be perfect for you. You can make reservations the day before or even the same day. This allows you to take your time - and to even change your plans.

Going-to-the-Sun Road is in Glacier National Park, Montana. It is a 50-mile road and national historic landmark; and it cuts Glacier National Park in half. It is a two-lane roadway that runs east and west. You'll see tons of "famous" landscapes, including forest, glacial-covered mountain peaks, lakes and deep ravines. Keep the camera ready for wildlife including mountain goats and bighorn sheep.

The Blue Ridge Parkway runs through Tennessee, Virginia and North Carolina. No matter what time of year you decide to take this trip, you're going to see some of the most beautiful countryside in the United States. Though if you decide to do a winter vacation, take heed - part of the Parkway is closed during the winter months. Around the end of September is the best time to take this trip if you want to see the foliage.

Be sure to stop at the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina. The Biltmore consists of a 250-room mansion, the Inn on Biltmore Estate and tons of gardens. Make sure your camera has plenty of battery life and if you are using a digital, make sure you have plenty of storage media as there are many overlooks with breathtaking views throughout this drive.

Visit Cape Cod, Massachusetts if you want to get some beach time in. Route 6A is a 40-mile trip that takes you through several quint villages including Dennis, Yarmouth, Sandwich, Brewster and Barnstable. Take pictures of lighthouses, enjoy time on the beach and keep your eyes open for stars - Carly Simon has a home on the Cape.

Before you leave, be sure your vehicle is in shape for a long road trip. Even if you've just had maintenance done on your Kia, bring it in to Superior Kia so we can check the fluids, brakes, steering and other safety features.

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Kia Fan Favorites

You can find all of your favorite Kia models, including the Soul, Sedona and Sportage, at Superior Kia. FindTheBest.com rated the Soul, Soul+ and Soul! with a 94, and Sedona and Sportage models rated in at a 93. Ratings are based on expert review, safety features and depreciation. Expert reviews are based on data from Popular Mechanics Auto Excellence Award, North American Car of the Year Award, The Car Connection, Cars.com Best of the Year Award, Motor Trend Car of the Year Award plus three additional sources. FindTheBest.com rated 4,428 vehicles for 2014 and the Soul Base ranked #1 in the ratings.

Of the three, the Sedona LX minivan is the only one that carries seven passengers. The Soul! and the Sportage crossover both carry five passengers. The Sedona features a V-6 engine while the Soul! and the Sportage feature four cylinder engines. All three vehicles are front wheel drive and the Sportage is the only one of the three with all-wheel-drive.

The Sedona and the Sportage feature a six-speed automatic transmission with manual mode and the Soul! features a six-speed automatic transmission without the manual mode.

All three models have Kia's excellent warranty, including 5 years/60,000 miles for bumper-to-bumper, corrosion and roadside assistance. The powertrain warranty on all three vehicles is for 10 years or 100,000 miles.

All three models also received a 5-star rating from the NHTSA for overall safety and rollover.

The Sedona makes 269 horsepower and 246 pound-feet of torque, the Soul! makes 164 horsepower and 151 pound-feet of torque and the Sportage makes 182 horsepower and 177 pound-feet of torque. The Sedona can tow up to 3,500 pounds and the Sportage can tow up to 2,000 pounds.

If you want the auto-dimming rearview mirror, power seats and rearview camera, you'll have to go with the Soul! unless you add options to the Sedona or Sportage. You could also pick a different trim level, but you would bring your price closer to $30,000 or better.

To learn more about any of these three vehicles including standard entertainment, convenience, safety and security features, the different trim levels and what they offer, and about additional options for each trim level, stop by Superior Kia today. If you can't decide which one you like best from this "best" list, then test drive all three models.


Stay Cool in the Kia Soul

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If you are in the market for a smallish vehicle that still has plenty of room for at least two people in the second row and something that gets excellent gas mileage, stop by Superior Kia to test drive the 2014 Kia Soul!. This car, made famous by hamsters, gets 23 mpg* in the city and 31 mpg* on the highway.

Powertrain

The Soul!'s powertrain features a 2.0-liter engine backed by a mode select six-speed automatic transmission. The engine features a variable intake manifold; and it makes 164 horsepower at 6,200 rpm and 151pound-feet of torque at 4,000 rpm.

Safety and Security Features

The Kia Soul! has many safety and security features including traction control, electronic stability control, brake assist, ABS brakes, four-wheel disc brakes, several airbags including an occupant-sensing airbag, ignition disable, adjustable anti-whiplash head restraints and a panic alarm.

Additional features include fully automatic, high-intensity discharge headlights, a rear window wiper and defroster, variably intermittent wipers and a low tire pressure warning system.

Convenience and Entertainment Features

Kia made the Soul! comfortable to drive, even for longer rides. Conveniences include one-touch up and down windows, a heated tilt and telescopic steering wheel, vanity mirrors for the driver and passenger, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, front and rear beverage holders and door bins, speed control, illuminated entry, an overhead console, navigation system, a power moon roof and a navigation system.

Additional features include remote keyless entry, automatic temperature control, eight Infinity speakers, an 8-inch LCD screen, UVO audio system, Bluetooth, MP3 decoder, 1 GB internal memory capacity, SiriusXM radio, an AM/FM stereo and steering wheel-mounted audio controls.

For ultimate comfort, the front and rear seats are heated, the front seats are ventilated, the steering wheel is leather, and the power door mirrors are heated.

Plenty of Space

If you're worried about space, don't be. You'll find that the interior provides plenty of room for passengers. The front features 39.6 inches of headroom, 55.5 inches of shoulder room, 40.9 inches of leg room and 53.2 inches of hip room. The rear features 39.1 inches of leg room, 49.3 inches of hip room, 39.5 inches of headroom and 54.7 inches of shoulder room.

Stop by Superior Kia today to test drive the 2014 Kia Soul! and to get a full list of features and options.


2015 Kia K900

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If you are in the market for a luxury vehicle but cannot make up your mind which make you want, stop by Superior Kia to test drive the 2015 K900. You'll get luxury and quality at a much lower price than other makes. The K900 also has the power to back up the luxury. Forget the small engines that you now see in many of the other luxury makes.

Powertrain

The K900 features a 5.0-liter V-8 engine with variable valve control. It is backed by an eight-speed manual-shift automatic transmission. This combination makes 420 horsepower at 6,400 rpm and 376 pound-feet of torque at 5,000 rpm. The engine runs on premium unleaded fuel and gets 15 mpg* in the city and 23 mpg* on the highway.

Safety and Security Features

You and your family will also be safe in the K900. Kia prides itself on making its vehicles some of the safest on the road. Safety and security features include traction control, electronic stability control, brake assist, ABS brakes, four-wheel disc brakes, anti-whiplash front head restraints with power adjust in the front, adjustable rear head restraints with tilt, several airbags, perimeter/approach lights, a security system and panic alarm, and ignition disable.

Additional features include fully automatic headlights, delay off headlights, speed-sensitive, variably intermittent wipers, a rear window defroster, sun blinds, rain sensing wipers, a blind spot sensor, lane departure warning, low tire pressure warning system, and front and rear parking sensors.

Convenience Features

Conveniences include a heated tilt and telescopic steering wheel with memory and auto tilt away, speed control, illuminated entry, distance pacing cruise control, one-touch up and down windows, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, a HomeLink garage door transmitter, front and rear beverage holders and door bins, a power moon roof, and vanity mirrors for the driver and front passenger.

Additional features include front dual zone air conditioning with automatic temperature control, remote keyless entry, a memory seat, overhead console, rear air conditioning, an emergency communication system, navigation, 17 Lexicon speakers, a 12.3-inch LCD screen, Bluetooth, MP3 decoder, SiriusXM radio, an AM/FM radio, CD player, 30 GB internal memory capacity and audio controls mounted on the steering wheel.

For a full list of safety, security, convenience and entertainment features, stop by Superior Kia to test drive the 2015 K900 today.















Contact

Superior Kia

260 W. Mitchell Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45232

  • Sales: (513) 541-3300
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Hours

  • Monday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tuesday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wednesday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thursday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm