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The 2019 Kia Sorento Tackled One of Toughest Off-Road Trails in the United States


The Hell's Revenge trail in the Moab desert has long struck fear into even the most tricked-out off-road vehicles, which is why it's recognized as one of the most difficult trails in America, but, as you can see in the video above, the 2019 Kia Sorento was ready for the challenge without needing tons of modifications. Outfitted with Kia's impressive all-wheel drive system, all-terrain tires, a skid plate for the oil pan, and a disconnected sway bar, this mid-size SUV conquered a trail that other trucks and smaller vehicles haven't managed too.

 

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The Kia Lineup has the Most Models Recognized by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

There are lots of great aspects in every Kia model, but each one of them prioritizes passenger safety, so that customers can enjoy those other aspects without stressing about your cars ability to protect the most precious cargo: you. This is also why we're so proud to announce that the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), one of the most prestigious safety councils, has recognized lots of Kia models for the safety they provide.

There are now eight Kia models that, when equipped with front crash prevention and specific headlights, earned either a 2018 Top Safety Pick+ or...

 

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Testing Your Car's Battery: How It Works

Want to make sure that your battery is still working at its best? You could prevent an emergency situation where you stuck on the side of the road just by performing a test of your battery each year. Most mechanics recommend getting a multimeter to test that your battery is fully charged. These affordable devices can be picked up anywhere and allow you to test the charge of your battery on the fly.

Most vehicle's batteries should have a charge of 12.6 and over. If you notice that your car is lower than that, then your battery may…

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How to Safely Change a Tire

Knowing how to replace a flat tire can be an important skill to master. First, you want to be sure that the vehicle is properly elevated. Next, raise the car and be sure that the lug nuts have been loosened. Finally, you can take the tire off and replace it with a spare.

It is important to note that a vehicle with a spare cannot be driven like a vehicle with four normal tires. Ideally, you will drive it slowly back home or to a safe place where it can be parked. From there, you should take it to a…

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Motor Oil Myths You Shouldn't Believe

When you are tooling around Nashua, NH and you hear about some myths that have to do with motor oil, you should always take into account where those myths came from. One myth that we can now put to bed is that you should always, without fail, change your car's oil every 3,000 miles. The fact of the matter is that when you change oil depends entirely on what kind of car you have, how it has been treated over the years and the reason you are driving it. All of these factors come into play.

Another myth…

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Is Your Car's Ignition Acting Funny?

When you turn your key to crank the engine and nothing happens, you might assume a dead battery is the cause of your troubles. It could be a bad solenoid. The solenoid is responsible for delivering current to the engine. The solenoid also pushes the starter drive into the flywheel.

If you heard a grinding noise when turning your key, it could either be the solenoid or a bad starter drive. It is also possible that the flywheel is damaged. All of these situations require an urgent repair to prevent any additional car damage.

At Nashua KIA in Nashua, NH…

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Preventive Maintenance on Your Brake Pads

What is preventive maintenance? It is duties that are performed on any type of machinery or equipment that decreases the chances of it becoming inoperable. When you inspect your automobile for damaged parts, you are actively in the process of performing a preventive maintenance check on your vehicle.

Brake pads should be looked at with exceptional notability. Their power to slow down a car gradually diminishes until they can no longer keep a motor vehicle from stopping. Sometimes, a simple look at your car's disc brakes can alert you to any damages that need to be fixed.

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Do You Really Need to Have an Alignment?

Routine automotive maintenance can be intimidating, but it doesn't have to be when it comes to alignments. Your vehicle operates at its best when the wheels are perfectly aligned when it drives through local Nashua, NH streets. All it takes is one bad pothole or a bump against a curb to misalign those wheels outside of the manufacturer's recommendations.

There are some tell-tale signs and symptoms that anyone can notice that will prevent any future headaches and let you know it's time to have the alignment adjusted. On a straight road, you may notice the car pulls…

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Choose the Motor Oil That's Right for Your Vehicle

Need some help deciding what kind of motor oil to use for your vehicle? Understanding the different kinds of oil that are available can help you choose the best option to keep your motor happy and healthy.

The two basic types of oil are conventional and synthetic. Conventional oil is natural oil that has had a few special chemicals added to it. It keeps the motor running smoothly as long as driving and weather conditions are not too extreme. Most newer vehicle motors, however, are designed to use synthetic oil. Synthetic oil is made in a science lab using chemical…

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Find Out What Brake Fluid Actually Is and What It Does

Have you ever wondered what's happening inside your car while pressing the brake pedal? Well, wonder no more, as we'll quickly explain to you how brake fluid works and describe what it is.

Hydraulic fluid, more commonly known as brake fluid, is a non-compressible substance that's able to handle high pressure and temperatures. Brake fluid rests on your brake lines. When you press the brake pedal, pistons compress inside the brake calipers, and this causes pressure to build upon the brake lines. This built-up pressure forces the hydraulic fluid down on the brake pads, and the pads…

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