3 secrets of the Serra Trussville hassle-free shopping process

By blogsadmin | Posted in Our Dealership on Friday, August 10th, 2018 at 9:42 PM
Row of cars

Best place to shop for a car near Birmingham, AL

At Serra Trussville Kia, we believe that shopping for your dream car should be fun and stress-free. That’s why we streamline every aspect of the car shopping experience to help you save time and money. From the paperwork to the checkout process, our team takes care of every detail so you can spend less time in the dealership and more time enjoying your new vehicle. In fact, these are some of the many reasons why Serra Trussville Kia is one of the best places to shop for a car near Birmingham, AL. Here are three things that really set us apart from the competition. Read the rest of this entry »

How much does the 2019 Kia Sportage cost?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Sportage on Monday, August 6th, 2018 at 2:10 PM
2019 Kia Sportage exterior front fascia and drivers side on stone patio cement pillars

2019 Kia Sportage pricing and engine specs

If you are looking for a Kia SUV, then check out the 2019 Sportage. It doesn’t cost as much as you might think, and it has some pretty great specs and features that make this SUV a solid choice for your next vehicle. Read the rest of this entry »

What is the most fuel-efficient Kia SUV for 2019?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Fuel Efficiency, Sorento, Soul, Sportage on Friday, August 3rd, 2018 at 5:24 PM
2019 Kia Sorento exterior drivers side profile with man driving

2019 Kia Soul vs Sorento vs Sportage fuel efficiency comparison

While popular, SUV vehicles can sometimes fall a bit short when it comes to fuel efficiency. That doesn’t mean there aren’t fuel-efficient SUVs out there, just that they can be a bit difficult to find. When it comes to the 2019 Kia SUVs, they are all pretty solid, but of course, they don’t all have the same fuel economy. So, what makes the 2019 Kia Soul have the most miles per gallon, but the 2019 Kia Sorento the greatest range? Let’s check it out! Read the rest of this entry »

What’s the difference between the 2018 Kia Optima and Toyota Camry?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Optima on Friday, July 27th, 2018 at 9:41 PM
2018 Kia Optima vs. 2018 Toyota Camry

2018 Kia Optima vs. 2018 Toyota Camry comparison

There’s nothing like the style and elegance of a midsize sedan. Not only are these vehicles versatile, but midsize sedans deliver the functionality that all car shoppers want. In fact, it’s models like the 2018 Kia Optima that prove just how capable sedans really are. This sophisticated model boasts a rewarding driving experience, a spacious cabin, a generous array of premium features and strong fuel economy figures. Best of all, it’s backed by good crash test ratings and received the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s coveted Top Safety Pick+ award. Read the rest of this entry »

How to reprogram your Kia key fob

By blogsadmin | Posted in FAQs, Helpful Advice, Technology, Tips and Tricks on Saturday, July 21st, 2018 at 8:58 PM
Car key fob with keys

Who knew that a small piece of plastic could be so frustrating? If your Kia’s key fob needs to be replaced or has stopped working, then you know exactly what we’re talking about. The good news is that many key fobs can be reprogrammed at home without having to go to a specialist, but it all really depends on the circumstances. With that said, here’s how to reprogram your Kia key fob. Read the rest of this entry »

Bluetooth setup made easy

By blogsadmin | Posted in FAQs, Helpful Advice, Technology, Tips and Tricks on Thursday, July 12th, 2018 at 8:59 PM
Picture of a smartphone with the words "How to set up Bluetooth on your Kia"

Kia Bluetooth setup guide

Technology makes everything easier, except when it doesn’t. If you just purchased a new vehicle or simply need a refresher on how to connect your smartphone to your Kia’s Bluetooth technology, our handy guide is for you. Here we will walk you through the setup process, step by step. Whether you have the all-new Sorento or the Kia Soul, these tips apply to most Kia models with Bluetooth capability.  Read the rest of this entry »

Are Kia Optima models AWD?

By blogsadmin | Posted in FAQs, New Vehicles, Optima, Stinger on Friday, July 6th, 2018 at 9:43 PM
2018 Kia Optima Exterior and Interior Color Options

Since its creation, the Kia Optima has remained one of the most popular models in the Kia lineup. And for good reason! This sophisticated sedan has it all, including a variety of exciting updates for 2018. In fact, the Optima is now standard with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, a 7-inch touchscreen, blind-spot monitoring and much more. With that said, one common question we receive from customers is about whether the 2018 Kia Optima has all-wheel drive. Read the rest of this entry »

Here’s where to go hiking there summer

By blogsadmin | Posted in Just for Fun, Local Happenings on Thursday, June 28th, 2018 at 10:15 PM
Forest at dusk

Best hiking trails near Birmingham, AL 

Ah, the call of the great outdoors. There is nothing quite like a hike on a beautiful morning. Whether you’re looking to take a trek through the woods or simply would like to explore the countryside, the Birmingham area has a variety of parks to choose from. Our part of the state is fortunate to have so many beautiful natural resources and landscapes. With that said, here are some of the best hiking trails that are a must-see.   Read the rest of this entry »

Fireworks, special events to highlight 4th of July in the Magic City

By blogsadmin | Posted in Just for Fun, Local Happenings on Wednesday, June 20th, 2018 at 8:00 AM
People watching the fireworks

4th of July fireworks near Birmingham, AL 2018

Living near Birmingham brings many benefits. Not only are we in a central area with the best events, concerts and music scene, but there is always something fun to do. One of the highlights of the season is 4th of July. No one does 4th of July like we do in Alabama! The fireworks, parades, food—we have it all. That brings up an important question: How will you celebrate 4th of July this year? If you don’t have your calendar set yet, we are here to help. We have rounded up some of the many 4th of July celebrations happening the area, including when you can expect to see the fireworks. Read the rest of this entry »

Fresh color options, engines for 2019 Sorento

By blogsadmin | Posted in Color Options, New Vehicles, Sorento, Technology on Tuesday, June 12th, 2018 at 9:13 PM
2019 Kia Sorento driving down the road

What are the new 2019 Kia Sorento colors?

After much anticipation, we are proud to announce that the 2019 Kia Sorento is now in stock at Matt Castrucci Kia! This sleek new crossover SUV packs a punch thanks to styling updates and new technologies. In fact, the 2019 Sorento sports a redesigned grille, lighting elements and fresh color options. Choose from nine shades, including two new options: Passion Red and Dragon Brown. Polished Walnut and Remington Red will not be available for 2018. Here’s the full list of 2019 color choices: Snow White Pearl, Sparkling Silver, Titanium Silver, Passion Red, Sangria, Blaze Blue, Dragon Brown, Platinum Graphite, Ebony Black.  Read the rest of this entry »