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Explanation of the Different Types of Electric Vehicles

January 2nd, 2023 by
Rear View of 2023 Kia Niro EV

As more and more manufacturers are announcing their transitions towards electric vehicles (EVs), so, too, are consumers joining them in the movement. In fact, many of our loyal customers at Kia of Mankato are doing the same, as increasing numbers of households are only looking at EVs when shopping—or even just window-shopping—for their next new…

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Kia Spreads Holiday Cheer to Child Cancer Patients 

December 21st, 2022 by
Kia Season of Giving Back Campaign

How Kia is Giving Back this Season Did you know families never receive a bill from St. Jude Children’s hospital? This frees parents to focus on their child. St. Jude is completely free because of its faithful supporters. This holiday season, Kia is joining efforts to cure childhood cancer by expanding its Accelerate the Good…

Delays and Shortages of 2023 Kia Car Parts and Vehicles

November 28th, 2022 by
Rear View of 2023 Kia Stinger

The world has experienced a ton of changes in the last few years. First the pandemic, then sky-high oil prices, and now there’s more international tension than we’ve seen in a very long time. As a result of these and many more causes, virtually everyone—including our team at Kia of Mankato—is experiencing delays and shortages…

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2023 Kia Sportage X-Pro Overcomes Setbacks to Earn Top Marks at Rebelle Rally

November 13th, 2022 by
Sportage X-Pro climbing trail at Rebelle Rally

What do math and rally racing have in common? They’re two of the main components that earned the Kia Sportage X-Pro team fifth place at this year’s Rebelle Rally. By combining a strong will and advanced navigation skills, a pair of rally racers overcame the odds to get through the race on their own. 2023…

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Things You’ll Only Find In a Kia

October 14th, 2022 by
kia driver in cockpit

What Is Unique About Kia? In the U.S. auto market, there are a ton of different brands and models, but we wouldn’t blame you if you thought they all seemed kind of the same. After all, how different are these different brands really?

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What makes KIA so special?

October 14th, 2022 by

How does KIA stand out from the crowd? Consumers know that there are plenty of car brands to choose from these days. With so many different makes and models on the market, what puts KIA above the rest? It goes beyond their modern designs and affordable prices, but that’s not a bad place to start….

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Little Known Fun Facts about KIA

October 14th, 2022 by
Red 2023 Sorento HEV

How well do you know KIA? Everybody is familiar with the KIA brand, but there are plenty of lesser-known, interesting facts about the Korean auto manufacturer. Hopefully, these facts will give you a fresh perspective on the brand you thought you knew. KIA has a history that dates back over 75 years, so it’s only…

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The History and Meaning of Kia

October 13th, 2022 by
kia models at dock

How and When Did the Kia Brand Get Its Start? The Kia name is widely familiar today, but as with all things, there was a time when it never even existed. That time was a long time ago, however, as Kia is the oldest motor vehicle manufacturer in Korea. We say “motor vehicle” instead of…

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The Eco-Friendly Future of Kia On Display In the EV9 Concept

October 9th, 2022 by
ev9 front and rear seats

What Material Are the Kia EV9 Seats Made Of? Think back to when you were growing up… what did you think cars would look like in 20, 30 or 40 years? As a kid, you probably imagined the future of automobiles as flying cars or cars that can move sideways. 

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Kia America Plugs into Electrify Expo 2022

September 28th, 2022 by
2023 Kia Forte

With electric vehicles on everyone’s mind, Kia America is leading the way in making the bold transition into the future of fuel technology. Electrify Expo, a series of five events which took place this year, brought together industry leaders in the automotive industry – a meeting of the minds for those pioneering automotive technology in…

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