Category Archives: Information for Your Kia

Image showing a blue 2022 Kia Niro hybrid and a black 2022 Kia Niro Plug-in Hybrid parked side by side overlooking a city at night

Which Are the Most Fuel-Efficient Kia Models in 2022?

2022 Kia Models with Best Gas Mileage  

Kia has always prioritized fuel economy when producing its cars and makes some of the most fuel-efficient cars in the market. However, which among them is the most fuel-efficient? At Frank Boucher Kia of Racine, we’ve compiled a list of the most fuel-efficient 2022 Kia models with their EPA-estimated MPG ratings to make it easier for you to find your perfect fuel-efficient Kia.  

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Side view of a green-colored 2022 Kia Sorento X-Line AWD trim parked next to a camping site in the desert

Is the 2022 Kia Sorento All-Wheel Drive?

Apart from being one of the most family-friendly SUVs in the market, the 2022 Kia Sorento is also a very capable off-road vehicle. With its choice of efficient and powerful engines combined with Kia’s robust All-Wheel Drive System (AWD), the 2022 Kia Sorento can take on anything, whether you’re driving it on the road or exploring the Wisconsin wilderness off-road. Read on to learn more about the all-wheel drive (AWD) capabilities and off-road performance of the 2022 Kia Sorento at Frank Boucher Kia of Racine.   

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Why is my fuel economy worse when it’s cold out?

Most common reasons for decreased fuel efficiency in the winter 

As of the time of writing this, we have a full 8 degrees Fahrenheit to work with here in Racine – that’s less than ideal, obviously, for a number of reasons. First, there’s always the threat that your vehicle might not turn over, but even if it does, you might notice your fuel economy getting worse with the drop in temperature. Why is that?   Read the rest of this entry >>

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Kia Salutes our Heroes with Exclusive Savings for Those Who Have Served

New Car Military Discount in Racine, Wisconsin

Beyond simply knowing a veteran or somebody who has served, all of us enjoy the quality of life and liberty we do because of the brave members of the United States Armed Forces. Sadly, the men and women who have served this country have often done so thanklessly. While military discounts and special efforts help to show gratitude for people who have put their wellbeing on the line, it’s always such a small token compared to the sacrifices those people have made to serve. Read the rest of this entry >>

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Upgrade Your Leased Vehicle Before Winter

Where to Trade in Kia Lease in Racine, Wisconsin

Leasing a vehicle is a wonderful way to have the newest models with the latest technology and an affordable monthly payment. By leasing, you’re agreeing to pay for the amount a vehicle depreciates over the time that it is in your possession. Quite often, at the end of your lease period, you’re able to purchase the vehicle into which you’ve already “invested” at an excellent price! Read the rest of this entry >>

2017 Kia Niro Skill and Amazon Alexa digital assistant

What Information Can You Ask Alexa about the 2017 Kia Niro?

What is the Kia Niro Skill with Amazon’s Alexa? 

The 2017 Kia Niro revolutionized the auto industry with its versatility and of course, its fuel economy, with the cargo room of a crossover but the fuel economy of a hybrid car.  This makes it a unique and value-packed vehicle, with its 54.5 cubic feet for cargo and its 50 combined MPG in its base trim and at least 40 MPG combined in all of its trim levels!  

So how can you learn more about this wonder vehicle?  You can go to the dealership or give them a call, or you can research the standard way online, but now there is a new way to learn about the features and availability of the 2017 Niro (and we assume future models, like the 2018 Niro Plug-In Hybrid, due to hit lots later in 2017) and it’s with Amazon’s Alexa!

So what is Alexa, and how can you use it?  Read on for the ways the Kia Niro Skill and the Alexa digital assistant can make life easier, and more eco-friendly, for you, as we look at what features you can learn about the vehicle, and how to get the Niro Skill feature! 

More Research: 2017 Kia Niro

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2017 Kia Awards Optima Sportage Sorento Soul 2018 Stinger Racine WI

What Recent Awards Have Kia Vehicles Won?

2017 Kia Sorento Sportage Soul Optima 2018 Stinger Awards and Recognition

Kia vehicles are in a class all by themselves.  Whether you like sporty performance, fun design, immersive technology, or luxurious interior features, Kia vehicles have it all.

To illustrate this point, we will go over some recent awards (from, for example) and recognition (an IIHS Top Safety Pick, for example) that Kia vehicles have won, by model.  Read on to see just how beloved models like the 2017 Kia Sorento, 2017 Kia Sportage, 2017 Kia Optima and 2018 Kia Stinger are!

Research All Kia Models Here

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Boucher Collision Center

Where to Find Auto Repair in Racine, WI?

At some point or another, we all run into those unfortunate events when you end up needing a collision center. Whether your vehicle has been hit by another driver or you hit somebody else, you can find quality auto repair in Racine, WI with Frank Boucher Kia. We have a full service collision center for all of your body and repair needs. Read the rest of this entry >>

Kia Optima Push Button Start

How does push button start work on the Kia Optima?

Are you looking to buy a new Kia with push button start? First off, great choice! The 2016 Kia Optima has been completely redesigned for the 2016 model year and push button start is infinitely more convenient than traditional ignition key start-ups. Here with our team at Frank Boucher Kia, you can see how push button start works with the Kia Optima and its benefits. Read the rest of this entry >>