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Side exterior view of a silver 2022 Kia EV6 against a white background

What Is the Coolest Feature of the All-Electric 2022 Kia EV6?

The all-new fully electric 2022 Kia EV6 represents the future of Kia’s automotive journey. It is the first dedicated electric vehicle from the South Korean carmaker under its Plan S strategy employing its Electric Global Modular Platform (E-GMP). It brings many new features to the EV race and has set a benchmark for EVs by breaking a world record for the shortest charging time. But there are plenty of impressive technologies and features in the 2022 Kia EV6, which make it a great option if you’re looking for an EV in Racine, WI. What is the most remarkable feature, you ask? Read on this blog from Frank Boucher Kia of Racine to find out.  

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A 2021 Kia K5 driving on a road

Driver Assistance Technology on the 2021 Kia K5

2021 Kia K5 Provides Additional Safety with Driver Assistance

If you are thinking about investing in a 2021 Kia K5, you are probably thinking about a few elements: performance, efficiency, and safety. The top element on this list is—of course—safety. The 2021 Kia K5 is filled with the standard safety features you can find on most cars. This includes airbags and seatbelts. In addition to these items, the 2021 K5 has driver assistance technology. These features assist drivers with driving and parking. Not only does it increase driver awareness but it can help prevent accidents. This blog contains a video that will go over some of the driver assistance features found on the 2021 Kia K5.

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What can the Kia Access App do?

Best features and functions of the Kia Access smartphone app 

Kia models are known today as some of the most innovative on the American market, with high-tech infotainment that brings you closer to your daily life as you drive. To complement Kia’s UVO infotainment system, the brand has developed its Kia Access app, which allows you to control basically every important aspect of your car right from the palm of your hand. Check out the best features and functions of the Kia Access smartphone app with Boucher Kia today!  Read the rest of this entry >>

2018 Kia Sorento "Rubber Ducky" commercial and Surround View Monitor

What Feature is the Kia Sorento Showing Off in the “Rubber Duckies” Commercial?

Kia Sorento Surround View Monitoring “Rubber Duckies” Test Commercial 

If you watch NFL football, or if you like to keep up on ads with vehicle safety features, you’ve probably seen a commercial for the Kia Sorento where it avoids rubber duckies, while the Jeep Grand Cherokee does not and crushes the rubber animals instead.  

What is the feature the Kia Sorento SUV is showing off, you might ask? It’s the Surround View Monitor, which gives you a near-360-degree look at everything around you. Read on for more about this feature, and for the commercial itself! 

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2018 Kia Sorento "Rubber Ducky" commercial and Surround View Monitor

What Feature is the Kia Sorento Showing Off in the "Rubber Duckies" Commercial?

Kia Sorento Surround View Monitoring “Rubber Duckies” Test Commercial 

If you watch NFL football, or if you like to keep up on ads with vehicle safety features, you’ve probably seen a commercial for the Kia Sorento where it avoids rubber duckies, while the Jeep Grand Cherokee does not and crushes the rubber animals instead.  
What is the feature the Kia Sorento SUV is showing off, you might ask? It’s the Surround View Monitor, which gives you a near-360-degree look at everything around you. Read on for more about this feature, and for the commercial itself! 

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Kia models with Daytime Running Lights Optima Sportage and more

Which Kia Models Have Daytime Running Lights?

2018 and 2017 Kia Models with Daytime Running Lights DRL Optima Sportage

Daytime Running Lights (DRL) are a handy way to stay safe on the road and to alert other drivers to your presence. It might not seem like much on a summer day when the sun is at its brightest, but if your visibility is low during the day or if it’s cloudy outside, etc. it’s a quick way to notify other drivers where you are and help reduce head-on collisions. Plus, they can look very stylish. 

Not all vehicles come with DRL, however – and Kia models have been adding this feature in recent years. So which models, and which trims of those models, come with Daytime Running Lights? We’re glad you asked, and we’ll fill you in on 2018 and 2017 model year Kia vehicles with DRL! 

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2017 Kia Optima technology Harman/Kardon UVO3 eServices voice-command navigation

What eServices Tech Does the 2017 Kia Optima Offer?

2017 Kia Optima Available Technology Audio Navigation Entertainment

The 2017 Kia Optima was one of the first models in the Kia stable to come with available Apple CarPlay, but there’s so much more to the tech picture that is the official vehicle of the NBA.

We’ll look at the available technology the 2017 Optima comes with, whether it’s audio, navigation or other entertaining features – read on for the details!

Test Drive a 2017 Kia Optima!

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2017 Kia Niro HUV vs. 2017 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid vs 2017 Honda HR-V

How Will the Niro Hybrid Compare with Toyota, Honda Hybrids?

2017 Kia Niro vs. 2017 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid vs. 2017 Honda HR-V

If you thought the small SUV / crossover vehicle class was hot right now, just wait until you see the HUV (Hybrid Utility Vehicle) segment take over car shoppers’ hearts and minds in the coming months.

And while this buzz will surely be because of already-available models like the 2017 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid and the 2017 Honda HR-V, it is one model in particular that will amp this party up to the next level: The 2017 Kia Niro, set to hit lots like ours in the Milwaukee WI area in the first quarter of 2017.  While we wait with great anticipation for this amazing all-new vehicle to arrive, we have a table that compares specs of these three hybrid crossovers so you can find the perfect, environmentally-friendly ride!

MORE: Specs of the 2017 Niro

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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 >>

hyundai kia partnership racine wi

What is the Hyundai – Kia Partnership at University of California Irvine?

The Kia brand is always looking for the next big thing in environmentally friendly vehicles, having taken steps to increase vehicle efficiency with the expansion of their eco-friendly lineup for the 2017 model year to include the all-new Niro, Optima PHEV and new version of the Optima Hybrid. Currently, the brand is in the midst of a Hyundai – Kia partnership for advanced eco-friendly technology that would further the capabilities of plug-in hybrids. Read the rest of this entry >>