Gary Lang Kia Blog

Your Battery Can Become Idle at Any Time

The battery is the first place to start when any electrical problem has surfaced. Most of the batteries use happens before combustion takes place. Your car depends on the power supplied by the battery to get things moving when you turn the key to the ignition.

Your battery only holds so much of a charge until it needs to get replaced. When your battery dies, the electrical components will perform weak prior to starting...

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The Importance of Tire Rotation for Your Kia

Tires are a necessity when it comes to maintaining your vehicle. Tires take a lot of misuse from the amounts of travel daily. Driving can wear the tread down over time. If you don't rotate your tires routinely, then the life expectancy of the tires can become compromised. The front and the back tires on the car can wear differently as time goes on. By rotating the tires, it keeps the wear on the tires evenly. Tire rotation is done differently based on the type of vehicle you have...

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Luxury for the Masses

Kia has long been known for their affordability and reliability in comparison to other cars on the market. They have created quite the niche for themselves in offering shoppers affordable and modern vehicles. Over the past few years Kia has made it their goal to offer their customers even more bang for their buck and the new 2017 Kia Cadenza is a great example of Kia's new goal.

When the Kia Cadenza was first released in the U.S. in 2013 it represented a huge shift in Kia's marketing plan, but with the all-new 2017 Kia Cadenza now…

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Kia is Adding Some Soul to the U.S. News & World Report Awards

We could all use a little Soul, and the U.S. News & World Report awards are no different. Kia is happy to oblige. The 2017 Kia Soul has been named the Best Compact Car for the Money, and McHenry drivers are the ones who will benefit and get the most bang for their buck.

From performance and fuel efficiency, there's plenty to fall in love…

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Test Driving Tips from McHenry Area Kia

We understand that buying a car is not the same as picking up a new outfit on your way home from work! Buying a new or used Kia takes time – you need to research the options and decide which car is right for you. McHenry Area Kia recommends that part of your research involves taking a Kia or two for a test drive – to try before you buy! Arranging to take a car for a test drive is simple, just come into our Kia dealership and we’ll hand you the keys to the car of your choice.

Tips for taking a test drive | McHenry, IL

When you…

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30 Essential Items to Always Keep in Your Car

On days like where it’s -17 degrees with a wind chill of -43 degrees, you want to make sure your vehicle is ready just in case something happens. Whether your car is 20 years old or 2 months old, you never know what could happen when you are driving in dangerous weather. We found a list of 30 essential items to always keep in your car in case of emergency.

Essential Items To Keep in Your Car | McHenry, IL
  1. Spare tire with a tire jack and tire iron
  2. Tire inflator and sealer – Will plug a leak and give you enough time to bring it in to the dealership…
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