2021 Kia K5 driving down a road

What Color Options are Available on the 2021 Kia K5?

2021 Kia K5 Available in Eight Exterior Colors

The 2021 Kia K5 is a sedan that offers much in the way of high-tech features, cargo and interior space, and comfort. This vehicle is reliable and has many likeable features that have only increased its popularity. One of the biggest decisions a car owner needs to make after they have decided the 2021 Kia K5 is the vehicle they need, is which color option to choose. The 2021 Kia K5 comes in eight exterior color options.

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Blue-colored 2021 Kia Forte driving down road

Is the 2021 Kia Forte a Reliable Vehicle?

The 2021 Kia Forte is a Safe, Reliable SUV

Kia is the #1 Ranked Brand in the Mass Market for the past six years, so it is only fitting its vehicles have some of the highest safety ratings available. The 2021 Kia Forte is packed with features designed to make it as safe as possible. With the construction, standard safety features, and driver assistance technology available, the 2021 Forte is a reliable vehicle any driver can confidently drive.

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Green-colored 2021 Kia Soul driving down roadway

What are the Features on the 2021 Kia Soul?

2021 Kia Soul Built with a Variety of Features

If there was ever a vehicle that was adaptable, it is the 2021 Kia Soul. This Kia model went through quite a few changes from its 2020 version, with a completely redesigned exterior and interior. The technology is more advanced, and drivers are loving the new feel of this vehicle. With a reasonable starting MSRP, the 2021 Kia Soul has several new and convenient features that are sure to please even the pickiest driver.

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Red 2021 Kia Sportage driving down road with dust flying behind it

How Safe is the 2021 Kia Sportage?

2021 Kia Sportage Includes Safety Features

Safety is a top priority when purchasing or leasing a new vehicle. The 2020 Kia Sportage earned the 2020 IIHS (Insurance Institute for Highway Safety) Top Safety Pick Award, and the latest 2021 Kia Sportage is safer than ever. Between the construction, standard safety features, and driver assistance technology, the 2021 Sportage is a safe and reliable vehicle.

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2021 Kia Sorento Trim Breakdown

The 2021 Kia Sorento is Kia’s newest addition in the Sorento family. The popular compact SUV has become more powerful, better engineered, and more technologically advanced in its 4th generation. Since its debut in 2002 the Sorento has led the way for compact SUVs, which have become one of the most popular styles of vehicles in recent years. The brand new 2021 Sorento brings the most important feature an SUV can have, which is practicality. Having third row seating and sporting 37 combined miles per gallon, the Sorento is made to be the SUV for the family.

Five different trim levels are offered on the new Sorento, those being the LX, S, EX, SX, and the SX-Prestige. All of these are available with either FWD or AWD, and also available with three powertrains. The exterior of the Sorento has been slightly redesigned, presenting a stylish structure that is defined by its modern lines and high-tech accents. The best way to describe this new styling is modern, athletic, and sleek. The interior was also touched up, sporting bright satin finishes, leather embossed quilt pattern on optional leather furnished models.

Built on a lighter, stronger, and more flexible N3 platform the new Sorento has many new impressive features. These features include an increased wheelbase by nearly 1.4 inches, improved driving dynamics including acceleration, handling, and reduced cabin noise. All of this and more has been made possible by the all-new 3rd generation N3 platform.

Four different engine options are available on the 2021 Sorento. Let’s take a look at these different engines:

2.5-liter GDI 4-cylinder

  • 8-speed automatic transmission
  • 191 horsepower and 182 lb.-ft. torque
  • FWD or AWD
  • Estimated combined 27 mpg 

2.5-liter GDI 4-cylinder Turbo

  • Segment exclusive 8-speed wet dual clutch automatic transmission
  • 281 horsepower and 311 lb.-ft of torque
  • FWD or AWD
  • Impressive 3,500 lbs. of towing capacity 
  • Estimated combined 25 mpg

1.6-liter GDI 4-cylinder Turbo Hybrid with 44 kW electric motor

  • 6-speed automatic transmission
  • 227 horsepower
  • 1.5 kWh battery
  • FWD
  • Estimated 37 combined mpg

1.6-liter GDI 4-cylinder Turbo Plug-in Hybrid with 66.9 kW electric motor (available in 2021)

  • 6-speed automatic transmission
  • 261 horsepower
  • 13.8 kWh battery
  • AWD
  • Estimated 30-mile all-electric range

A multitude of safety features are present in the 2021 Sorento. Some notable safety features include:

  • Available new Blind Spot Collision Avoidance (BCCA)
  • Standard Intelligent Speed Limit Assist (ISLA)
  • Standard Forward Collision Warning (FCW)
  • Standard Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA)
  • Standard Driver Attention Warning (DAW)
  • Standard Lane Following Assist (LFA)

Now let’s look at some of the great technological features you’ll find in the 2021 Sorento:

  • Available 12.3-in. full digital meter cluster, a first for any Kia SUV
  • Surround View Monitor utilizes four cameras to provide a 360-degree perspective around the vehicle enhancing driver confidence in tight parking situations
  • Blind View Monitor projects live video view of adjacent lanes in the instrument cluster and activated via the turn signal 
  • 8 USB charging ports (6 in LX)
  • 8-inch or available 10.25-inch high-resolution color touchscreen display
  • Split-screen functionality
  • Available SiriusXM satellite radio

The 2021 Kia Sorento is an impressive new take on the Sorento, and looks to be one of the best and most exciting compact SUVs in its class. With four different engine options, five different trim level options, a multitude of great safety and technology features, it’s hard to say no to the 2021 Sorento.

Kia Sorento & Telluride Towing Comparison

The Kia Telluride and Sorento aren’t just pretty faces, they can do work too. Of the Kia line of vehicles, these two are tops in towing capacity with both boasting 5,000 pounds of pull; great for trailers and fishing boats. Let’s take a look at these two SUVs and see what makes them special.

Sorento

The first Kia SUV we’ll look at is the Sorento. The Sorento is a versatile mid-size SUV, sporting a third row for seating, and having the aforementioned towing capacity of 5,000 pounds when fully equipped. The new Sorento L and LX trims have a 2.4-liter inline 4-cylinder engine rated at 185 horsepower and 178 lb-ft of torque. These two trims are only available with front-wheel drive and only offer 2,000 pounds of towing capacity.

The trim levels that offer the 5,000 pounds of towing capacity are the EX, SX, and S V6. These all have a V6 engine and are equipped with Kia’s Dynamax All-Wheel Drive system. For reference, 5,000 pounds of towing capacity can tow pontoon boats, certain sail boats, pop up trailers, and even some larger dump trailers. The Sorento can both fit your whole family, while towing your boat with you to the lake.

Telluride

The newest Kia SUV, the Telluride is the other 5,000 pound towing capacity SUV. The Telluride is classified as a mid-size SUV, but has 8-passenger seating and a roomier cabin than the Sorento. This SUV has a 3.8-liter V6 engine which produces 291 horsepower and 262 lb-ft of torque. You can get the Telluride in front-wheel drive or the available Active On-Demand All-Wheel Drive which has AWD Lock and Snow Mode, giving you the confidence and security that you’ll be able to tow whatever you need in any weather. 

You can’t go wrong with either the Sorento or the Telluride. Both of these vehicles will take your family and your trailers wherever you need to go in premium style and comfort, but at half the price of luxury brands.

Image From The Features Film by Kia

Watch The Features Film Highlighting the Kia Lineup

Back in the summer, Kia made one of the most unique feature showcase advertisements we’ve ever seen. Making up for the lack of summer blockbusters this year, Kia made “The Features Film,” a short film about a getaway driver trying to get away from being a getaway driver. He hops behind the wheel of many Kia models throughout the course of the 6-plus-minute video, with several Kia lineup specs & features being highlighted throughout the course of events. You can watch each installment in the series and/or the full movie in the playlist below. Enjoy!

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2021 Kia Soul in green in the country and 2021 Kia Seltos in yellow in the city

What are the Differences Between the 2021 Kia Soul and Seltos?

2021 Kia Soul vs 2021 Kia Seltos

With the recent introduction of the 2021 Kia Seltos model, which compact Kia model is the right pick for you? Do you want to go with the boxy and funky Kia Soul CUV, or is the more traditional and sleek look of the Kia Seltos more your style? Today at Briggs Kia, it’s the 2021 Kia Soul vs the 2021 Kia Seltos!

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2021 Kia Stinger GT2 RWD exterior side shot with HiChroma Red paint color parked in the icy tundra

What are the Color Options of the 2021 Kia Stinger?

2021 Kia Stinger Paint Color Options

The 2021 Kia Stinger sports sedan model is now out and available for purchase at participating Kia dealerships nationwide. While functioning primarily as a carryover model, we still wanted to take today to examine the latest Kia Stinger model and to see what’s new and what’s changed in regards to its now current 2021 model year. Today, we wanted to start with the 2021 Kia Stinger model’s paint color options. So, from the Briggs Kia dealership, here are the returning exterior paint color options of the 2021 Kia Stinger sports sedan!

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