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Which Kia Models Have a CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission)?

Monday, May 18th, 2020
2021 Kia Seltos interior shot of CVT continuously variable-speed transmission

Kia Models with CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission) Options 

More and more modern vehicles have CVTs, which are continuously variable transmissions. So, what are continuously variable transmissions and which Kia models have them?


Which Kia Models Have an Available Sunroof?

Monday, May 11th, 2020
2020 Kia Sorento overhead Panoramic Sunroof

Kia Models with Panoramic or Power Sunroof Options

A popular and available accessory on most mainstream vehicles is that of a sunroof/moonroof. The Kia catalog of vehicles offers many models that have the option of an added sunroof, in either the classification of ‘panoramic’ or ‘power’.  So, if you’re shopping for a model with a sunroof, you’ll want to know the answer to the following question. Which Kia models have the option to add a panoramic or power sunroof?


What’s Included in the 2020 Kia Soul X-Line?

Tuesday, May 5th, 2020
2020 Kia Soul X-Line exterior shot with Undercover Green paint color driving on a desert road as its back wheels kick up dust

2020 Kia Soul X-Line Specs and Features Overview

The revolutionary 2020 model year redesign of the Kia Soul brought drivers the X-Line trim level. The X-Line trim level is inspired by off-road vehicles and aims to give its drivers a rugged and adventurous styled ride. So, what’s included in the 2020 Kia Soul X-Line model? Here are the specs, features, cost, and more, concerning the 2020 Kia Soul X-Line! 


What are the Safety Features of the 2021 Kia Seltos?

Monday, April 27th, 2020
2021 Kia Seltos exterior shot with Snow White Pearl paint color driving on a highway with a skyline background

The 2021 Kia Seltos is a popular new entry in the Kia catalog as a stylish and compact SUV sandwiched between the Soul and Sportage models. So, what level of safety does the Seltos provide at its affordable price tag? What are the safety features of the 2021 Kia Seltos? 


2021 Kia Seltos LX to SX Turbo Trim Level Comparison

Tuesday, February 4th, 2020
2021 Kia Seltos exterior side shot with red paint color parked on a sand dune as the sun sets

2021 Kia Seltos Trim Level Pricing, Specs, and Features

The brand-new 2021 Kia Seltos model is out now, hyped up by a Super Bowl LIV commercial. We previously did an overview of the Seltos model after its L.A. Auto Show debut. However, now we have more information to explore. Today, here at Palmen Kia, we’ll take a look at the pricing, specs, and features of the LX, S, EX, S Turbo, and SX Turbo trim levels of the 2021 Kia Seltos SUV model!


What are the Differences Between the Kia Niro and Optima Hybrid?

Tuesday, January 14th, 2020
2020 Kia Niro vs 2020 Kia Optima Hybrid

2020 Kia Niro vs 2020 Kia Optima Hybrid

Which Kia hybrid model is right for you? Today, we take a look at the 2020 Kia Niro hybrid SUV and the 2020 Kia Optima Hybrid midsize sedan to find out!


What’s New with the 2020 Kia Niro?

Monday, December 30th, 2019
2020 Kia Niro Touring exterior shot with red paint color parked on a asphalt lot near a row of bushes

2020 Kia Niro Design, Specs, and Features Overview

One of the last Kia models to debut 2020 model year updates has been the Kia Niro and its variations. That includes the standard Niro hybrid, the Niro plug-in hybrid (PHEV), and the brand-new Niro EV. However, we finally have an update on the Kia Niro models, as the 2020 Kia Niro debuted at the 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show! Therefore, today, here at Palmen Kia, we’ll be taking a look at the updates concerning design, specs, features, and more, for the 2020 Kia Niro!


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.


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