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What’s New with the 2020 Kia Optima Sedan?

Thursday, September 12th, 2019
2020 Kia Optima sedan exterior shot with white paint color driving down a highway with LED headlights on near the ocean sea

2020 Kia Optima Sedan Specs and Features Overview

With updated safety features, new infotainment upgrades, new trim levels, and more, today we welcome the 2020 Kia Optima sedan! What has changed since its 2019 model year? We’ll take a look at all of its specs and features here at Palmen Kia! Here’s our overview of the 2020 Kia Optima sedan!


2020 Kia Optima Hybrid vs 2020 Kia Optima Plug-In Hybrid

Monday, July 29th, 2019
2020 Kia Optima Plug-In Hybrid exterior side shot with red paint color driving along a parkside river near a city

Perplexingly, the 2020 model years of the Kia Optima hybrid models have been released before the standard Kia Optima model. Perhaps that means the 2020 Kia Optima will be redesigned to a greater degree than its hybrid variations. Either way, today we only have the 2020 hybrid models to look at, so we wanted to compare the standard Optima hybrid model against the Optima plug-in hybrid model, otherwise known as a PHEV. It’s the 2020 Kia Optima Hybrid vs the 2020 Kia Optima Plug-In Hybrid!


What are the Available Trim Levels of the 2020 Kia Soul?

Wednesday, May 8th, 2019
2020 Kia Soul exterior shot with white paint color and red trimming parked outside a fancy bar at night as a streetlight shines

2020 Kia Soul LX to GT-Line Turbo Trim Level Comparison

We’ve probably mentioned several times before that the 2020 Kia Soul is all-new, inside and out. This massive redesign has therefore extended to its trim levels.


What are the Differences Between the Kia Soul and Niro EVs?

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019
2020 Kia Soul EV vs 2019 Kia Niro EV

2020 Kia Soul EV vs 2019 Kia Niro EV

Kia seems to be making moves towards a more electric future with the recent announcement and development of 2 brand-new Kia EV models. Those would be the 2020 Kia Soul EV and the 2019 Kia Niro EV. What are the differences between these electric vehicles? It’s the 2020 Kia Soul EV vs the 2019 Kia Niro EV!


What New Features have been Added to the 2020 Kia Soul?

Thursday, April 18th, 2019
2020 Kia Soul interior side shot of cabin space, interior design accents, and seating upholstery

2020 Kia Soul Brand-New Interior Features

As you’re probably very aware, the 2020 Kia Soul debuted earlier this year. This complete redesign marked the first entry into the new generation of the Kia Soul model. Inside and out, this marks the 2020 Kia Soul as almost entirely new in every regard, such as with looks, performance, features, and more!


How Safe is the 2020 Kia Telluride SUV?

Monday, February 11th, 2019
2020 Kia Telluride SUV exterior shot with forest green paint color driving through sand dunes and kicking up clouds

2020 Kia Telluride Driver Assistance and Safety Features

The questions of power and capability have already been addressed concerning the new vehicle from the Kia brand. We’re talking of course about the 2020 Kia Telluride full-size SUV. Our discussion of the engine specs and performance features of the 2020 Kia Telluride can be found linked below. Therefore, now we’d like to venture into the discussion of safety. How safe is the 2020 Kia Telluride?


What are the Differences Between the 2020 Kia Soul and Soul EV?

Friday, January 11th, 2019
2020 Kia Soul vs 2020 Kia Soul EV

2020 Kia Soul vs 2020 Kia Soul EV

The redesigns of the 2020 Kia Soul and the 2020 Kia Soul EV both recently debuted back in 2018 at that year’s Los Angeles Auto Show. As redesigns, both of these models have many changes compared to their 2019 models. However, today we’ll find out how they compare and contrast with one another. It’s the 2020 Kia Soul vs the 2020 Kia Soul EV!


What is the 2020 Kia Soul’s Mood Lighting System?

Thursday, December 6th, 2018
2020 Kia Soul GT-Line interior shot of closeup of vent, interior accents, and mood lighting system at work

Obviously, there’s a lot to go over concerning the dramatically redesigned 2020 Kia Soul that just debuted at the Los Angeles Auto Show. However, it’s very helpful to focus on specifics or you’ll stretch yourself out trying to cover everything at once. Therefore, we’re going to focus in on one of the highlights featured in the brand-new Soul. That would be the 2020 Kia Soul’s Mood Lighting System.


What is Included with the 2019 Kia Forte Launch Edition?

Sunday, September 30th, 2018
2019 Kia Forte exterior shot redesign with red color paint job parked in front of a wall covered in wild green graffiti

2019 Kia Forte Launch Edition Exclusive Features and Technology

As we’ve mentioned before, the Kia Forte has undergone a tremendous redesign for its 2019 model. This has included an exterior influenced by the Kia Stinger, new trim levels, plenty of upgraded technology and performance features, and so much more. However, today we’d like to look at the limited 2019 Kia Forte Launch Edition that’s releasing to commemorate this new generation of the Kia Forte.


How well does the 2018 Kia Rio perform?

Thursday, August 16th, 2018
2018 Kia Rio Blue in downtown city streets driving

2018 Kia Rio Performance 

If you’re buying a new car you have a lot of things to consider, every detail is looked over to make sure it’s up to snuff. You want a car that has the performance you need, not just something that can get you from point A to point B. 


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