Kia Soul Earns Nice Praise from Kelley Blue Book’s

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia Soul on Friday, May 26th, 2017 at 2:34 PM
2017 Kia Soul 10 Coolest New Cars Under 18,000 list

2017 Kia Soul 10 Coolest New Cars List

The 2017 Kia Soul has accumulated a “six-pack” of consecutive years making a prestigious list.  The list in question is Kelley Blue Book’s “10 Coolest New Cars Under $18,000” which is no mean feat, with vehicle prices steadily rising.

But the Kia Soul, with its affordable price, fun style, and plethora of interior and exterior features, easily makes this list.  Read on for a sampling of why the auto experts at love the Kia Soul so much!

Specs, Features of the 2017 Kia Soul

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Memorial Day Means Plenty of Detroit-Area Community Events

By blogsadmin | Posted in Local on Wednesday, May 17th, 2017 at 11:47 AM
Memorial Day 2017 parades and events Auburn Hills Rochester MI

2017 Memorial Day Parades and Things to Do Rochester and Auburn Hills MI

The area surrounding Detroit has a nice network of veterans associations and groups like The American Legion, for example.  And Memorial Day gives us the great opportunity for us to honor the sacrifice of our country’s veterans who passed away in U.S. wars.

All around the Detroit area, which includes Royal Oak, Rochester and Auburn Hills MI, we have a variety of Memorial Day 2017 parades and events – read on to find a parade or ceremony near you.

Save $1,000’s at Memorial Day Sale!

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Which Former Detroit-Area Sports Venue Has the Greatest Memories?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Just for Fun, Local on Wednesday, May 10th, 2017 at 4:02 PM
Former Detroit MI stadiums Pontiac Silverdome Palace of Auburn Hills Tiger Stadium

2017 Closing of Palace of Auburn Hills vs. Pontiac Silverdome vs. Tiger Stadium in MI

The Detroit Pistons home for nearly 30 years, the Palace of Auburn Hills, hosted its last home NBA game in April, and it’s another end of an era.  We’ve seen other major Detroit pro sports arenas shut down and stop hosting games the past several years, as we’ve gotten nice new venues in their place.  But we’d like to take a stroll down memory lane and see the great treasure troves of history these former stadiums have to show off.

Stick around, won’t you, and see our recap of the history of the former homes of the Detroit Pistons, Red Wings, Lions and Tigers!

Detroit-Area Local Events Blog

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Summer is the Anti-Bummer with These Great Deals on 2017 Kia Models

By blogsadmin | Posted in Dealership News, Local on Tuesday, May 9th, 2017 at 9:42 AM
2017 Forte Sorento Soul Optima Summer's On Us sales event Washington Detroit MI

2017 Kia Models Optima Soul Forte Summer’s On Us Sales Event Rochester Hills Detroit MI

We may have to wait a few weeks for summer to officially arrive, but that is a mere technicality.  If you are in the market for a new car, the season is already here with the Summer’s On Us sales event at Kia dealers nationwide, including Serra Kia in Washington MI, serving the nearby area like Detroit and Rochester Hills, among other cities.

We have an available inventory of Summer’s On Us models that will give you fun, stylish and tech-savvy vehicles, and one which you won’t need to pay a penny for until the fall of 2017!  You heard us – that’s five months payment-free!  Read on for other benefits of the Summer’s On Us sale, with deals for models like the 2017 Kia Forte, 2017 Kia Soul and 2017 Kia Optima!

Go to Our Model Research Menu!

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Fun and Unique Mother’s Day Gift Ideas: Concerts and Stage Shows

By blogsadmin | Posted in Local on Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 at 2:42 PM
Mother's Day ideas concerts shows Detroit Royal Oak MI Gladys Knight Chance the Rapper

Mother’s Day 2017 Gift and Event Ideas Rochester Hills and Detroit MI

Many of us have taken our mother to a nice meal on or near Mother’s Day to show our appreciation for all the wonderful things that they do.  And while we encourage you to continue treating all moms with respect and courtesy and nice meals, we have some alternate gift ideas that don’t include going to a restaurant for the holiday which falls on May 14, 2017.

Read on for our fun, unique Mother’s Day gift ideas for the Rochster Hills and Detroit MI area, which means we have some of the top concerts and stage shows in the area for you to choose from!

Does Mom Need a Fun Vehicle?

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Like the 2017 Kia Niro?  Then Check Out the 2018 Electric Version!

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia Niro on Wednesday, April 19th, 2017 at 1:41 PM
2018 Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid electric and eco-friendly specs and features

2018 Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid Electric Mode Release Date and Specs 

We’ve seen previews for 2018 Kia vehicles like the Stinger sports car, and more recently the revamped 2018 Rio subcompact, but now we have a sneak peek at the next level of Kia’s alternate fuel vehicles with the 2018 Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid.  This new model takes the supreme fuel economy of the 2017 Niro, which checks in at 50 combined MPG for its base FE trim, and adds an all-electric component which will take your fuel savings (to borrow from the popular Fat Joe/Remy Ma song) “all the way up.”

We’ll look at the features of the 2018 Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid, and give you a street release date for this vehicle, so stay tuned!

News, Updates: Kia Niro Blog!

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2018 Rio Debuts in NYC, When Can We Get Behind the Wheel?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia Rio on Friday, April 14th, 2017 at 5:47 PM
2018 Kia Rio and 2018 Rio 5-Door New York debut release details and specs

2018 Kia Rio Subcompact and 5-Door Hatchback Debut and Release Date

What do you think is the best-selling Kia model globally?  The Kia Soul?  The Kia Optima?  Or perhaps the Kia Sorento?  Those all sell well, especially here in the US, where there have been strong marketing campaigns with celebrities galore for all three of them.  But if you take into account the entire globe – including Canada, South Korea, and all of Europe – the best-selling Kia in recent years has been the lovable Rio subcompact.

Now that we’re about to embark on a new model year, it’s fitting that some of the first Kia models for 2018 to hit auto shows will be the 2018 Rio and 2018 Rio 5-Door, both of which hit the New York International Auto Show, open to the public April 14-23, 2017.  We’ll look at the features that will surely keep the winning streak alive for this model that is small in size but large and in charge when it comes to features and value!

Get Your News Here at Our Kia Rio Blog!

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Easter is About to “Hoppen” in the Detroit MI Area

By blogsadmin | Posted in Local on Tuesday, April 4th, 2017 at 7:26 PM
Easter 2017 events egg hunts pictures with Easter Bunny Detroit Rochester Hills MI

Easter 2017 Activities Egg Hunts and Bunny Photos Rochester Hills Detroit MI 

Spring is here, and with it comes holidays like Easter.  While it may not always feel like warm weather is coming to Michigan or to the Midwest overall this time of year, the fun is really going to heat up with local egg hunts and Easter Bunny sightings for the Washington, Auburn Hills, Rochester Hills, Royal Oak and Detroit MI area!

Read on for some local events that are family-friendly – and involve a lot of eggs – for Easter, which falls on April 16 in 2017!

Local Detroit-Area Events Blog

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How Do The Kia Crossovers and SUVs Compare in MPG, HP, and More?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Kia Niro, Kia Sorento, Kia Soul, Kia Sportage on Wednesday, March 29th, 2017 at 7:39 PM
2017 Kia SUVs and crossovers Soul Sorento Sportage Niro

2017 Kia Crossovers and SUVs Soul vs. Sportage vs. Sorento vs. Niro

Crossovers and midsize SUVs are the most popular thing on wheels these days, and it’s no shock why. They can handle curves like a sedan, save on fuel like a smaller vehicle, and offer you the power of a small truck.   With this versatility in mind, we have a comparison of the benefits of the 2017 Kia crossover and SUV class, which includes the Niro (hybrid crossover), Soul (crossover/multi-purpose vehicle), Sportage (small SUV) and Sorento (midsize SUV).

Read on to see which has the best cargo room, horsepower or MPG for your needs!

Read More: 2017 Kia SUVs/Crossovers

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St. Patrick’s Day Events for the Royal Oak Detroit MI Area

By blogsadmin | Posted in Local on Thursday, March 9th, 2017 at 9:11 PM
St. Patrick's Day 2017 Detroit Royal Oak Rochester MI

2017 St. Patrick’s Day Parades and Events Rochester Royal Oak Detroit MI

St. Patrick would be proud of all the fun we experience every year as part of the holiday that bears his name.   Whether you like to attend parades, exercise in Shamrock Shuffles, or party hard with green beer, it’s a holiday unlike any other.

And we have a quick guide to St. Pat’s Day events for the Rochester, Royal Oak and Detroit MI area – read on for the events and their details!

Rochester/Detroit-Area Events Blog

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