First Driverless Rental Cars Program uses Kia Niro EVs

February 14th, 2023 by
Kia Niro Driverless Car

Kia of Mankato is excited to announce Las Vegas natives and visitors alike will soon be able to see Kia Niro EVs without a driver. Halo.Car is preparing a fleet of Kia Niro EVs to become part of the first driverless rental vehicle service in the world. Rather than being autonomous, the Niros will be…

Five Kia Models Named 2023 Best Value New Cars

February 7th, 2023 by
2023 Kia Rio Side Profile View in Blue

Kia vehicles are known for their value and reliability. That’s why it’s no surprise that five Kia models made this year’s Best Value New Cars report! After the rising price of vehicles (and everything else) in recent years, it’s exciting to see that Kia’s mission has remained in providing amazing cars at an affordable…

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EV6 Named 2023 North American Utility Vehicle of the Year™

January 24th, 2023 by

Cowboy Kia is proud to announce that the Kia EV6 has won the 2023 North American Utility Vehicle of the Year Award™.  The EV6 emerged on top from a field of over 30 competing utility vehicles including 13 other battery electric models.  This is also the second time Kia has won this award in recent…

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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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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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