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How to Check Your Car Battery Safely

Your car battery is one of the most crucial elements of your car. You need to make certain that your battery is in prime condition. You can accomplish this by testing your battery with regularity. There is a way in which you can safely test your car battery.

First, obtain a reliable voltmeter Second, make certain that the ignition and lights are off on the vehicle. When that is completed, connect the positive voltmeter lead to the positive terminal on the battery. The positive lead is marked in red. Follow suit by connecting the negative lead to the negative terminal…

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What is front-wheel drive vs. rear-wheel drive?

Have you seen front-wheel drive (FWD) and rear-wheel drive (RWD) in a car’s profile online? What do these terms mean? Both of these terms refer to a vehicle’s powertrain, or how your car sends power to the wheels. With a FWD option, your transmission sends power through the engine to your front wheels. This allows your car to pull its weight forward. However, it does not move as fast as it would with a RWD configuration.

RWD refers to how a transmission sends power to the rear differential. 

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Explore the Updated Kia Soul

Today, we want to share the Kia Soul with you. A versatile, nimble hatchback with SUV traits, the Soul enjoys a prominent spot on the Griffin Kia lot in Meadville. Since its introduction a decade ago, this popular vehicle has provided an atypical, fun driving experience. Newly redesigned for the 2020s, the model continues that legacy.

Within Soul's cockpit, you will discover space for five and an atmosphere that supports happy travel. We like its asymmetrically split rear seats, available heated front seats and optional Harman Kardon speakers with sound-reactive lighting.

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Why We Love the Kia Optima

The Kia Optima is an exciting new experience for drivers who want fuel efficiency, smart technology, and a powerful engine for a four-cylinder. Drivers love the Optima because of its quiet cabin, and critics have cited the long list of driver safety features as the best reason to get into a new Optima.

Driver Safety Features

​The latest Optima comes with blind spot monitoring, lane keep assist, lane follow warnings, rearview camera with parking assist, and many other driver assistance features. While many of these used to only be available for the premium 

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Tips for Making a Winter Survival Kit for Your Car

Spending time on the road in Meadville can increase your risk of an accident or injury due to the harsh weather conditions that are present. It's important to drive with a winter survival kit to ensure you can have the necessary tools and equipment to get out of a bind. We at Griffin Kia want you to be informed and have provided a few tips for making a winter survival kit for your car.

Pack your car with travel gear, which includes an ice scraper, flares, jumper cables, and chains for your tires. You should also have a spare…

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Let's Compare Winter Tires to All-Season Tires

When we hit the part of the year that brings shorter days at Griffin Kia, we begin receiving questions about winter tires. Often, we are asked whether all-season tires are sufficient in winter conditions. For your safety and on-road confidence, you simply need winter tires on ice and deep snow. To help you determine whether to visit us in Meadville for new winter tires, let's compare details of these tire classes.

All-season tires roll best on temperate days. Their components encourage durability, low road noise and sufficient handling on dry or wet road surfaces.

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Your Next Minivan With Comfort For All

The 2019 Kia Sedona is a popular minivan for families everywhere. With comfort for everyone in the vehicle, the Kia Sedona will seat eight people comfortably. When you want enough room for your family and plenty of cargo space, the Kia Sedona delivers. With a towing capacity of 3,500 pounds and a six-cylinder engine, enjoy your next trip.

For easy access in and out of the Kia Sedona, the smart powerlift gate is available. Open up the minivan hands-free, set the vehicle to open when your smart key is sensed. 
 

 

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Breaking New Ground In The 2020 Kia Telluride

SUVs can be seen on a daily basis whenever you leave your home, and the 2020 Kia Telluride has made a huge splash with vehicle enthusiasts. This SUV has the most interior passenger room in its segment, and it hosts a list of standard features.

The 2020 Kia Telluride has an interior full of fine materials, such as wood trim, metal accents and premium upholstery. There's a beautiful 10.25-inch touchscreen display that's horizontally designed across the center dash. For better connectivity, Kia's UVO Link Remote innovation has been embedded into the system. 

 

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