What makes Kia J.D. Power’s highest ranked nameplate?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Awards & Recognition on Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 9:22 PM
2017 Kia Niro in white

Why should you buy a Kia vehicle?

Here at Kia West Edmonton, we spend most of our day learning about, dealing with, and teaching others about Kia models. We know why we love and trust the Kia nameplate, but a lot of customers want to know why they should, too. Just recently, J.D. Power’s, one of the top names in satisfaction and quality surveying, named Kia as the highest-valued nameplate in the U.S. What does this mean? It means that out of all of the car brands sold in the U.S., it was Kia that received the most acclaim among its models from customers. From design, to safety, and so much more, Kia is pushing the envelope  to make its customers happy. Why should you buy a Kia vehicle? Read ahead to find out! Read the rest of this entry »

10 best hacks for interior auto detailing

By blogsadmin | Posted in Uncategorized on Monday, July 17th, 2017 at 9:05 PM
Man cleans car seat

How to best clean the interior of your vehicle

As they always say, ” a clean car equals a clean mind.” Well, maybe not all of them, but your friends here at Kia West Edmonton definitely do! Every daily commuter knows just how easy it is for any amount of dirt, dust, and random spots of stickiness to build up around your vehicle. While this is a pain, regular cleaning and wipe-downs can manage to keep the inside of your car looking cleaner for longer. We want to ensure that your car is looking as good as the day you drove it off the lot, so read ahead to learn how to best clean the interior of your vehicle! Read the rest of this entry »

Where to enjoy nature near Edmonton AB

By blogsadmin | Posted in Community on Friday, July 14th, 2017 at 2:42 PM
Best Provincial Parks Edmonton

Best Provincial Parks Edmonton AB

Alberta is home to some of the most breathtaking scenery and natural areas in Canada, and it only makes sense that we should get out there and enjoy it. We’re already well into July, which means we only have a few months of this terrific weather yet! Some of the most gorgeous, yet accessible of these places are our Alberta Provincial Parks. Alberta Parks offer some of the best camping, hiking, horseback riding, boating, and so many more outdoor activities in the province, and are great for the whole family. We want to make sure that you’re in-the-know about as much as possible, so we put together this post about the best provincial parks near Edmonton AB. Check them out! Read the rest of this entry »

We have the tips to best wash and protect your car

By blogsadmin | Posted in Tips and Tricks on Monday, July 10th, 2017 at 9:36 PM
Person applies car wax to hood of car

Steps to properly wax your car

You know what they always say, “clean car, clean mind.” Well, maybe not all of them, but we sure do. There definitely is truth to that statement, though. When you commute daily, it’s easy for dirt to build up on your car, and you may need to restore that looks-like-new sheen. Washing your own car can turn out to be a money saver, and the perfect summer activity to beat the heat. Your friends here at Kia West Edmonton want to make sure that you’re always riding in style, so we put together this post with steps to properly wax your car. Read ahead to learn more! Read the rest of this entry »

What made Edmunds name the Kia Soul a Best Family Car of 2017?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Awards & Recognition, Kia Soul on Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 at 11:01 PM
2017 Kia Soul side view

2017 Kia Soul family-friendly features

For years, Edmunds has been one of the foremost names in the Auto industry. As such, we’re proud that the 207 Kia Soul was named one of the “Top Ten Best Family Cars of 2017” by Edmunds. By way of great value, versatile family-friendly options and features, and the latest available safety functions, the 2017 Kia Soul cruised its way onto the list, and into many, many hearts. The winning vehicles are equipped with all of the latest family-friendly features and conveniences to make driving safer, easier, and better all-around for parents and children. Take a look at some of the many 2017 Kia Soul family-friendly features. Read the rest of this entry »

Kia takes home three more awards

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia Optima, New Cars, Safety on Monday, June 26th, 2017 at 10:43 PM
2016 Kia Optima in white

Kia Cadenza, Kia Sportage, Kia Optima win AutoPacific Vehicle Satisfaction Awards

Just recently, three Kia models took home awards in AutoPacific Vehicle Satisfaction Awards competition. Every year, AutoPacific compiles well over 54,000 responses to surveys for 2016 and 2017 model year owners. This year, the 2016 Kia Optima won best Midsize car, the 2016 & 2017 Kia Cadenza in the Large Car Division, and the 2017 Kia Sportage in the Best Compact Crossover section.  Take a look at this post to learn why the Kia Cadenza, Kia Sportage, Kia Optima won  AutoPacific Vehicle Satisfaction Awards. Read the rest of this entry »

How safe is the Optima?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia Optima, Safety on Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 at 9:07 PM
2017 Kia Optima in white

Safety features in the 2017 Kia Optima

Drivers everywhere are in love with the versatile and efficient Kia Optima. Recently, the 2017 Kia optima was named a Top Safety Pick Plus by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) when equipped with front crash prevention and LED headlights with High beam Assist. Thanks to rigorous and thorough research and development, and the implementation of Kia’s numerous driver assistance technologies, Kia is making driving safer than ever for you and your loved ones. That’s why we put together this post about safety features in the 2017 Kia Optima. Read ahead to learn all about hos Kia is committed to keeping you and your loved ones safe behind the wheel. Read the rest of this entry »

What’s going on in Edmonton for Canada Day?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Community Events, Holidays on Monday, June 12th, 2017 at 9:46 PM
People watch Canada Day fireworks

Canada Day Events Edmonton AB

It’s finally June, and we’re well into summer. The weather is great, and there’s plenty to see and do!  That means that the First of July is right around the corner, better known as Canada Day! This Canada Day marks Canada’s 150th birthday, and we already feel the festive spirit around the city. Luckily, there will be plenty of Canada Day events in Edmonton AB for you and your loved ones to enjoy. Take a look and plan ahead to celebrate 150 years of our beloved Canada! Read the rest of this entry »

We have tips for avoiding pothole damage to your vehicle

By blogsadmin | Posted in Tips and Tricks on Tuesday, June 6th, 2017 at 8:38 PM
Cars in traffic on the freeway

How to drive around potholes

Summer is definitely here. That means plenty of great thing. The kids are out of school, you can spend the day outside, and there’s so much to see and do. There’s a flipside to this coin as well, and on the road, that means potholes. That’s why your friends at Kia of West Edmonton have put together a list of some tips about how to drive around potholes. Read this post, and you could potentially save yourself thousands in damage and headaches. Read the rest of this entry »

What should I do if I get a flat tire?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Tips and Tricks on Thursday, June 1st, 2017 at 9:39 PM
Closeup image of a flat tire

How to change a damaged tire

Most drivers know that there are a lot of potential for things to that could go wrong while behind the wheel. A smart driver is a defensive driver, but every now and then, it’s impossible to avoid the inevitable. One of the more common mishaps a driver could experience on the road is a flat tire. While a flat can be inconvenient, it’s fairly easy to replace the damaged tire and be well on your way. Take a look at the steps below to learn how to change a damaged tire. Read the rest of this entry »