Use These Tips to Avoid a Tire Blowout

Many tire blowouts occur as the result of a defective tire. There is nothing that you can do about that. However, most tire blowouts can be avoided. Under-inflation is one of the most common causes of a tire blowout. You may not know if the tire pressure is low, so it is a good idea to check your tires monthly.

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The Advanced Technology of the Kia Optima is Truly Impressive

The newest vehicles have all kinds of technology that drivers have never seen before. The Kia Optima is taking that a step further by including many of these options in the standard edition. This includes driver assistance features such as driver attention warnings and blind-spot monitoring. This is something that even the lower tier luxury sedans may not have.

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Is the Kia Sportage the Car for Me?

Are you looking for a new crossover SUV to take you and your gear on epic weekend adventures? If so, the Kia Sportage might be the car for you. The popular crossover SUV has an updated athletic exterior, and it is loaded with features that are designed to support an active lifestyle.

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Explore in Style in the Kia Sportage

For some drivers in Chula Vista, no two days are the same. That's where a flexible, capable vehicle can help. The Kia Sportage, a popular crossover SUV, has everything you need to adapt to every adventure life throws at you.

Inside the Sportage, the second row of seats is split into a 60/40 configuration. Each section folds flat, instantly expanding your cargo bay. Keep the larger section up to carry two passengers and larger items like snowboards, or fold both sections down to gear up for a big weekend away.

 

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Introducing the New Kia Rio

You cannot discount the power and style of the Kia Rio. This popular compact car has everything that you need in a vehicle of this size and stature, ranging from its impressive capability to expert styling.

Start your tour of this vehicle by checking out the inline 4-cylinder engine. This motor pairs with a 6-speed automatic transmission to deliver a seamless driving experience through Chula Vista. Choose from a myriad of exciting exterior color choices, including the bold Currant Red, the smooth Silky Silver, the soothing Deep Sea Blue, and more. 

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How Do Brake Pads Work?

Brake pads play an important role in making your brakes function as they should. Although we think that a mere touch of the brake pedal is all that’s required to make the car stop, good brake pads are one part that’s necessary. Come to Kia of Chula Vista to get more information on brake pads and see our selection of brakes and automotive services.

Brake pads are one of several parts of the brake system. In addition to the brake pads, there are also calipers and rotors. When you touch the brake pedal, it causes the brake caliper…

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Car Doctor: What's Wrong with Your Belts & Hoses

When you get your oil changed, it’s important that the mechanic also check out your belts and hoses. Wear and tear can degrade your belts over time, and hoses may crack or leak, leading to dangerous problems for your engine, steering, and radiator. Belts typically degrade and crack over time, and hoses may glaze or split after a few years of use depending on how often you drive your car and the weather.

Extreme heat and cold tend to cause problems with belts and hoses, too. A faulty hose can make your fluids leak from your engine and cause…

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Making the Roads Safer With Kia Soul

Of all the features available in modern cars, the ones that seem to have advanced the most are the safety features. Moving hand-in-hand with technology, these systems have evolved to a point where they can predict and avoid impending danger. The new Kia Soul boasts several of these innovations, making the road a safer place.

One of the most common causes of accidents is the blind spot. It is an unavoidable situation on two-lane roads and the Kia Soul comes equipped to handle it with Blind-Spot Collision Warning. This system uses radar to detect objects in...

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Learn More About the Kia Optima

For those who want more in their daily commute, the Kia Optima is here. With a laundry list of technology features and high fuel efficiency, the Kia also has a serene cabin and a smooth driving experience. The easy-to-use infotainment controls, six-speaker audio system, and spacious seating make it the perfect midsize sedan for you and your family.

New Safety Features Now Standard

There are new driver assistance options such as blind spot monitoring, lane keep assist, lane follow warnings, driver attention warnings, and rearview camera with parking assist...

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