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Meet "Kian" the New AI-Powered Virtual Assistant from Kia

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Kia Motors America (KMA) introduced an artificial intelligence-powered virtual assistant – named “Kian” – programmed to guide consumers through the robust shopping experience traditionally by Kia.com. The intelligent assistant can be found on the Kia Facebook Messenger page and will soon also be available on its website, Kia.com.

Kia, together with CarLabs and its digital agency Ansible, created this a comprehensive chatbot experience for its full automotive model line-up. In addition to features found in the model-specific NiroBot, Kian will allow shoppers to...

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COMING SOON - 2018 Kia Stinger Overview

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Ushering in a new dynamic era for Kia Motors, the all-new 2018 Stinger is the culmination of a years-long journey fueled by the company’s bold and adventurous spirit. A five-passenger sportback poised to redefine a segment currently populated by European automakers, the Stinger promises to be the highest-performance production vehicle in Kia’s history and is backed by Kia’s industry-leading warranty. The Stinger is offered in five trim levels (Stinger, Premium, GT, GT1, GT2) and luxurious accommodations.

 “Unlike any Kia that has come before it, the Stinger really is a dream car for...

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2018 Kia Soul and Sportage Earn Highest IIHS Safety Rating - Top Safety Pick Plus

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Kia’s Iconic Urban Passenger Vehicle and Stylish Compact Crossover Earn Coveted 2017 IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus Accolade

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has awarded its best rating possible, Top Safety Pick Plus (TSP+), to 2018 Kia Souls when equipped with high-intensity discharge (HID) headlights – offered on the Primo Lit package – and 2018 Kia Sportages built after June 2017 when equipped with newly acceptable-rated HID headlights that are standard on the SX Turbo trim.

“Kia’s world-class lineup continues to earn...

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How To Get To Smail Kia Service


Our Kia Service Center is located along with our Buick/GMC/Cadillac Service Center all in one building. You can easily turn into our parking lot right off of Rte 30 Eastbound, if you're driving Westbound, turn at the light right before our Smail Kia dealership and drive behind the building to our the Smail GM Service Center. See our video for a demonstration, just so that you'll be a little more familiar when you come visit us.
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Kia Sportage Wins AutoPacific 2017 Ideal Vehicle Award

2017 Kia Sportage wins AutoPacific Ideal Vehicle Award - Smail Kia Blog

Award-Winning Model Tops Compact Crossover SUV Category

  • AutoPacific’s Ideal Vehicle Awards honor vehicles that best meet buyers’ expectations and requirements
  • Sportage adds to its recent Vehicle Satisfaction Award with an Ideal Vehicle Award
The boldly designed Kia Sportage has won AutoPacific’s 2017 Ideal Vehicle Award (IVA), earning the highest marks in the Compact Crossover SUV category. The IVA is the Sportage’s second honor from AutoPacific following the Vehicle Satisfaction Awards (VSA) earlier this summer. 

AutoPacific’s IVA is based on over 54,000 responses from...

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Kia Optima and Sportage Named to KBB Top 10 Most Awarded Cars of 2017

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Kia Motors America (KMA) was honored when two of its popular models – the 2017 Kia Optima midsize sedan and 2017 Kia Sportage SUV – were named among the top 10 Most Awarded Cars of 2017 by Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com, a trusted source for consumers in the automotive space.  The list identifies the 10 vehicles Kelley Blue Book has recognized the most often this year.  In addition, Kia Motors earned its place on KBB.com’s list of the 10 Most Awarded Brands of 2017.

“Kia is known for superior design, quality engineering and intuitive technology.  Kia continues to…

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2017 Kia Forte Earns IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus Rating

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The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has awarded its best rating possible, Top Safety Pick Plus (TSP+), to the 2017 Kia Forte built after March 2017 when equipped with optional front crash prevention and high intensity discharge (HID) headlights with Dynamic Bending Light. This top safety award came right on the heels of the Forte being named highest-rated compact car in the 2017 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study (IQS), which measures consumer satisfaction and the least number of issues in the first 90 days of ownership.
 
“Kia Forte is one of our most popular and best-selling...
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