Things to do for Independence Day this year near Chicago

By blogsadmin | Posted in Community Events on Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 at 4:00 PM
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2017 July 4th Events Schaumburg IL

While it might be hard to believe, it’s almost July already. 2017 seems to be flying by, and considering we’re almost halfway through the year, that means we’re coming up pretty fast on July 4th. If you’re looking for some good Independence Day events near Schaumburg IL and the surrounding area, like Chicago and other nearby cities, feel free to check out the quick list below. Read the rest of this entry »

Where to go swimming near Schaumburg

By blogsadmin | Posted in Community Events on Thursday, June 15th, 2017 at 8:00 PM

Indoor & Outdoor Water Parks Schaumburg IL

Have you noticed how hot it’s been lately? It’s kind of hard to miss, so there’s probably a good chance you’re looking for some indoor & outdoor water parks near Schaumburg IL. We figured we’d give you a few good choices here in Schaumburg and the surrounding area, so you can check them out below and get a much-needed reprieve from the heat. Read the rest of this entry »

How safe is the newest Kia Optima?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia Optima on Thursday, June 8th, 2017 at 7:55 PM
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2017 Kia Optima Safety Ratings & Features

The 2017 Kia Optima is one of the most popular vehicles currently available here at Schaumburg Kia. That’s why we were so pleased to learn of midsize sedan’s incredible showing in its IIHS safety tests this year, earning it a Top Safety Pick Plus—which is the highest score a vehicle can achieve—when equipped with High Beam Assist. To get a TSP+, a vehicle must include some form of crash prevention, like Autonomous Emergency Braking, meet the new standards for headlamps, and earn the top score in each of the five tests. Read the rest of this entry »

Kia Cadenza awarded IIHS Top Safety Pick+

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia Cadenza on Thursday, May 25th, 2017 at 3:29 PM

2017 Kia Cadenza IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus

Safety is one of the most important parts of buying a new car, and when it comes to scoring well on safety tests, the 2017 Kia Cadenza is one of the best.  That isn’t just an opinion.  The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has released crash safety ratings of 2017 vehicles, including the Kia Cadenza.  The Cadenza was the recipient of a IIHS Top Safety Pick+ rating, as well as a superior grade on front crash prevention. The Cadenza has received top scores from the IIHS since 2014.   Read the rest of this entry »

Greet Summer with a Well-Maintained Vehicle

By blogsadmin | Posted in Tips and Tricks on Wednesday, May 17th, 2017 at 2:53 PM
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How to best care for your car after winter

Did you spend the time to winterize your car this year, only to undo all of it once the snow began to melt?  While some aspects of winter-ready vehicles are useful year round, there are some that you may want to look over before going on a trip this summer. Here are some tips to best care for your car after winter. Read the rest of this entry »

What are the Color Options for the 2017 Kia Niro?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia Niro on Thursday, May 4th, 2017 at 4:27 PM
2017 Kia Niro Color Options

We’re enjoying a bit of a model renaissance at Schaumburg Kia, and for good reason: there are a bevy of new vehicles in our Chicagoland showroom, and we’re pretty excited about it, if we’re being totally honest. Perhaps the most exciting development has been the arrival of the 2017 Kia Niro, our all-new hybrid crossover SUV that has just joined our lineup. Many buyers have inquired about this vehicle, with one question dominating all others: what are the color options for the 2017 Kia Niro? Check them all out below, and come take your test drive today! Read the rest of this entry »

Five Smartphone Apps to Use in Your Car

By blogsadmin | Posted in For Fun on Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017 at 11:32 PM
Best Smartphone Apps to Use in Car

As technology both in our cars and on our smartphones continues to improve, many of us have become more aware of the many apps that can help to make our lives easier as we travel. There are a lot of good ones, of course, and even more not-so-good ones. So which are our favorites? Here are five good smartphone apps for using in your car. Read the rest of this entry »

Getting to Know the Smart Power Liftgate on the 2017 Kia Sportage

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia Sportage, New Technology on Friday, April 21st, 2017 at 2:54 PM
2017 Kia Sportage Smart Power Liftgate

2017 Kia Sportage | Smart Power Liftgate

There are certain features in many of our vehicles that we see and think, “You know, I’m not sure if I’d ever actually need that.” For many of us, the Smart Power Liftgate, found on the 2017 Kia Sportage, might seem like this sort of unnecessary add-on that we’d never use. You think this, of course, until you realize just how helpful it actually is. Read the rest of this entry »

A Look at the Best Music Festivals near Chicago for 2017

By blogsadmin | Posted in Community Events, For Fun, Local on Wednesday, April 19th, 2017 at 6:26 PM
Music Festivals Schaumburg IL 2017

The days are getting longer near Schaumburg Kia, which means that many among us have begun putting together our summer calendars. But where should you go to enjoy live music among your friends? Here’s a quick look at our favorite summer music festivals near Chicago to enjoy for 2017. Which will you attend? Read the rest of this entry »

Enjoy this First Look at the 2018 Kia Rio 5-Door!

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia Rio, New Kia on Tuesday, April 18th, 2017 at 2:16 PM
2018 Kia Rio 5-Door Schaumburg IL

For those of us who have been watching the 2017 New York Auto Show, there has certainly been much to parse through from the Kia exhibit. Perhaps the most exciting news has to do with the fourth-generation 2018 Kia Rio 5-Door, the all-new hatchback version of the most petite Kia in our lineup. We’ll expect to see it at Schaumburg Kia during summer of this year, so what can we expect when it puts wheels down in the Chicagoland area? Read the rest of this entry »