Friday, May 27, 2016

Introducing Kia's Apple Carplay With UVO

Kia motors is proud to announce its revolutionary technology in phone to car integrated technology with the launch of Apple Carplay with UVO programming. The advanced UVO Carplay system will be able to provide a much better phone connection as well as easier and safer accessibility to the driver.

With Carplay, Kia is making the driving experience much safer by enabling features such as hands-free devices. When you plug in your IPhone via the USB port, Carplay syncs all of the information from your phone right into UVOs infotainment system. Now the driver is able to access every aspect of his or hers phone while maintaining 100 percent focus on the road.

Currently, the all-new 2017 Kia Sorento is the first in its class to include the Carplay software and other members of the fleet will be announced at a later date. Any 2017 Sportage or 2016 Optima that are equipped with UVO3 or a navigation system will be offered Apple Carplay during the second quarter. If you have already purchased one of the 2016 Optimas or 2017 Sportages, Carplay will be available to download during the third quarter via

Kia's Apple Carplay along with Jim Butler's Teen Driver Contract will make your kid the safest driver on the block. Take the pledge to protect your community.

Friday, May 6, 2016

The 2017 KIA Sorento Is Coming To Town

KIA’s best-selling CUV, the 2017 KIA Sorento, is entering its second model year, but has many added features. The Sorento now features new technology, including the Andriod Auto, Apple CarPlay, Advanced Touring Package and the Advanced Technology Package. The 2017 Sorento also offers new driver assistance features that the 2016 Sorento did not previously offer. These drive assistance features include Autonomous Emergency Braking, Dynamic Bending Lights, Forward Collision Warning, Lane Departure Warning, Advanced Smart Cruise Control, Blind Spot Detection, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, and much more.  

The 2017 Sorento has three different engine options, and all three are 6-speed automatic. The base model has a 2.4-liter I-4 engine with 185 horsepower/178lb. ft. torque. The second option is 2.0-liter turbo I-4 and 240 horsepower/260lb. ft. torque. Finally, the third engine has 3.3-liter V6 and 290 horsepower/252lb. ft. torque.

Jim Butler KIA cannot wait for the 2017 KIA Sorento to hit the lot later this year.