Archive for the ‘Tips and Tricks’ Category

Learn More about Kia Technologies & Features with this How-to Video Playlist

Thursday, February 11th, 2021
2021 Kia SUV Lineup Exterior Front Angles

It’s been a little while since we’ve shared a helpful video playlist with you, so we thought we’d share this expansive resource from the Kia YouTube channel itself. The automaker curated a playlist filled with how-to videos that are sure to help you learn more about the different technologies & features found within Kia vehicles today. As always, if you have any questions that these videos don’t help you answer, you can of course feel free to give us a call here at the sales desk and we’ll do our best!

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Get Your Kia Model Repaired After a Severe Storm

Wednesday, July 8th, 2020
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Kia Vehicle Storm Damage Repairs Service at Lehighton Kia

Summer is a great time to enjoy the warmer weather and sunny days. However, although the weather is nicer, this season can also produce some of the worst storms of the year. Lightning, hail, and strong winds are all different factors that can cause damage to your Kia model. Luckily for you, we have a Kia Vehicle Storm Damage Repairs service right here at Lehighton Kia. Keep on reading to learn more about this special service.

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Celebrating Easter at Home: Tips for Having the Best Holiday with Your Family

Monday, April 6th, 2020
Line of colored Easter eggs

Best Ways to Celebrate Easter at Home 

With the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, we will be staying home for the Easter/springtime holidays this weekend. Even though we won’t be able to enjoy public egg hunts like we did in the past, we can still have a good time with our immediate family in the comfort of our own home. Here are a few ideas to make your Easter 2020 memorable! 

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How Can I Keep My Kia Vehicle’s Interior Sanitary?

Wednesday, March 25th, 2020
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Best Ways to Sanitize Your Kia Vehicle

Hey Kia drivers! How are you and your family holding up during this Coronavirus outbreak? While many folks are doing their best to stay home, we know that we are still going to need to go out and get groceries and other necessities. It is a good idea to stay vigilant and keep up with the hand-washing and keep some hand sanitizer handy, but what about our Kia vehicle?

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Should I Allow My Kids to Eat in My New Kia?

Friday, December 27th, 2019
Family sitting in the boot of a vehicle

Kids Eating in My Car – Yay or Nay?

Many of us grew up with the rule that food had to stay in the kitchen or at the dining table. Many of us still adhere to this rule because it helps keep our home cleaner. But what about our Kia? With our on-the-go life, many of us eat in our vehicle during our morning commute. The only problem is that messes happen – especially when we have kids.

Here at Lehighton Kia, we have varying thoughts on allowing kids to eat in your vehicle. We know that you spent your hard-earned money on your new Kia, and you want to keep it nice and not get it stained up right away. On the other hand, we understand that some mornings are hectic and you need to eat something to hold you over. And when you are road tripping, you want to save time and money by not stopping at a restaurant for every meal.

Maybe to enjoy the pristine interior a little longer, you could say “no food in the Kia” for the first year of ownership – or at least establish the rule for the kids. If your commuting or road tripping style includes eating in the vehicle, perhaps make an effort to choose foods that are easy to clean up in case of a spill. Stick with water and avoid soda or other soft drinks that leave a sticky mess. We also recommend staying with snacks that are easy to vacuum up after a spill. Our favorites snacks include dry cereal, pretzels, and nuts. Avoid chocolate and other candies.

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How Do I Get Through the Holiday Season When I Have Anxiety?

Monday, December 9th, 2019
Young woman struggling with anxiety during the winter

Ways to Cope with Anxiety During the Holiday Season

The other day, we were scrolling through Facebook when we saw a meme that read, “It’s almost time to switch from my everyday anxiety of my fancy Christmas anxiety.” Honestly, we could relate. While magical and joyous for many folks, the holiday season can be tough for those dealing with anxiety due to high expectations and “obligations” that the family is pressuring you to commit to. Let us offer some tips to help you get through the holiday season. (more…)

How Can I Tell If I am Experiencing a Medical Emergency While Driving?

Friday, September 6th, 2019
Woman experiencing a medical crisis while driving

Differences Between Heart Attack, Stroke, Pinched Nerve, and Anxiety Attack and What to Do If You are Driving

This Labor Day weekend, we were driving home after a few days full of fun activities. Soon, we began to feel a twinge of pain in our upper left arm. It went away after a while, but we were anxious about it for a little bit. It was probably just some random twinge that happens to everyone. However, it got us thinking that it would be a good idea to share some basic symptoms of heart attacks, strokes, pinched nerves, and anxiety attacks and what you should do if you are behind the wheel. (more…)

How Can I Keep My Back Free from Pain During Long-Distance Road Trips?

Monday, August 26th, 2019
Man with back pain while on the road

3 Tips for Preventing Back Pain During Road Trips

Many office workers know that sitting for long periods of time can be quite painful on the back. And people who are usually up and about for their job are surprised by how quickly their back starts to hurt when they are forced to sit down. Many drivers and passengers who are traveling on a long road trip oftentimes find themselves suffering from back pain. Luckily, we are here to help with three great tips for preventing back pain from occurring in the first place. (more…)

Where Can I Find the VIN in My Kia?

Thursday, March 21st, 2019
Series of numbers that make up a VIN

Location of Your Kia Model’s VIN Number

Are you looking for the VIN in your Kia? Then you have come to the right place! Your Kia’s VIN (vehicle identification number) contains a lot of important information about your vehicle, such as its model year, engine type, and specific paint color. In fact, we like to think of your Kia’s VIN as being similar to your personal social security number, and it is always a good idea to know where it is when you need it! Keep reading to find out where it is! (more…)

What Kinds of Activities are Great for Kids on a Holiday Road Trip in a Kia?

Friday, November 30th, 2018
Kids sitting in a vehicle wearing Santa hats

Best Kid Activities on Long Road Trips During the Holidays

Are you and your kids planning on road tripping this holiday season to your sister’s house, which is 300 miles away? That is a long drive! Are you placing bets as to when the kids start complaining that they are bored or ask, “are we there, yet”? We’ll let you in on a little secret: a long road trip can be a lot of fun and a great time to socialize when you plan ahead. Some of our favorite activities include: (more…)