Monday, May 19, 2014

Refreshed and Refined the All-New 2015 KIA Optima

The 2015 KIA Optima coming to Jim Butler KIA has been completely refreshed with upgraded technology and improved functionality. The 2015 KIA Optima will be available in five different trims including the LX, EX, SX, SX Turbo, and SX-Limited.

The next-generation UVO eServices will be available on the EX, SX, SX Turbo models and standard on the SX-limited. UVO eServices, which is voice activated, offers features that include Geo Fencing, Driving Score, Speed Alerts and Curfew Alerts. Additional features include My POI, eServices Guide, 911 Connect, Car Care Web, Parking Minder and Vehicle Diagnostics.

A 2.4-liter GDI four –cylinder and a 2.0-liter GDI turbo engine will still be offered for the 2015 KIA Optima. The 2.4-liter GDI engine will be available for the LX, EX and SX models while the 2.0-liter turbo GDI engine will be exclusively offered for the SX and SX Limited.

The exterior will now offer a Smokey Blue metallic paint, Sparkling Silver and Platinum Graphite as color options. Along with new paint colors, the 2015 KIA Optima will offer the acoustic laminated windshield for all trims.

Jim Butler KIA will keep you posted as to when the 2015 KIA Optima will be arriving in St. Louis!

Friday, May 16, 2014

2015 Sorento coming to Jim Butler KIA Named Best Family Vehicle

Looking for the perfect family vehicle that offers value and sophistication? Look no further than the 2015 KIA Sorento coming to Jim Butler KIA in St. Louis!

The Northwest Automotive Press Association recently named the 2015 KIA Sorento the Best Family Vehicle in its segment. The 2015 Sorento beat six other vehicles by showing strong performances on the autocross course and public roads.

According to Michael Sprague, executive vice president of sales and marketing, KIA Motors America, “Winning the Best Family Vehicle by NWAPA is further validation of the Sorento’s appealing blend of all-around style and capability with an abundance of safety features.”

During the Northwest Automotive Press Associations annual “Mudfest” competition more than 20 journalists took a closer look at all vehicles over a two day span testing on an autocross course and moderate off-road routes.

Make sure to come test drive the 2015 KIA Sorento when it arrives at Jim Butler KIA in St. Louis!


Thursday, May 8, 2014

K900 and Soul at Jim Butler KIA Make the “Must Test Drive” List

Being the first brand to have more than one vehicle on this year’s “Must Test Drive” list by, the 2015 KIA K900 and 2014 KIA Soul at Jim Butler KIA have impressed the judges with their overall value and design.

The 2015 K900 is set to arrive at Jim Butler KIA this month and is now available to reserve. The 2015 K900 has a V8 engine in the Luxury and VIP trim levels which is good for 420 horsepower.

The interior features a three-spoke leather steering wheel with audio controls, cruise control, entertainment, and vehicle information. A 9.2-inch full-color Driver Information System is complete with navigation and KIA’s exclusive UVO eServices.

The new 2014 Soul at Jim Butler KIA in St. Louis is longer and wider providing plenty of cargo room. The Soul offers navigation, streaming audio, Infinity sound, heated and ventilated seats and a panoramic sunroof. The 2014 Soul comes in three trims including the Base, Plus, and Exclaim. 

Checkout the 2014 KIA Soul Jim Butler KIA in St. Louis and Reserve the 2015 KIA K900 today!

Monday, May 5, 2014

Stay Connected in the Sleek All-New 2014 KIA Optima EX at Jim Butler KIA

The 2014 KIA Optima EX at Jim Butler KIA in St. Louis is getting great reviews from drivers for its updated technology and extra storage space. The new KIA Optima EX sedan combines a sleek sports car look with all the amenities to keep you connected.

The interior technology includes a rather large TFT screen that allows access to navigation, climate control and media. You will also find the rearward view for parking assistance on the TFT screen. The technology package is optional which adds in backup warning system, and blind-spot detection.

The 2014 KIA Optima EX features a new three-spoke steering wheel with paddle shifters behind it and a 4.3-inch TFT display behind both the steering wheel and paddle shifters.

The new Optima has plenty of room with 37.6 inches of headroom and 15.4 cu-ft of trunk space. The backseat is comfortable with cushy seats and centrally located vents for climate control.

Come Check out the 2014 KIA Optima EX at Jim Butler KIA in St. Louis and schedule a test drive today!