mechanic doing a transmission flush

How often should I get my transmission fluid flushed?

Transmission service in Topeka, KS

You may have heard the terms “flush transmission” or “transmission flush” on your periodic mechanic visits. Do you have any idea what that means? What does it mean to “flush” my transmission fluid? How often should I get my transmission fluid flushed? Click here to learn more about the transmission service in Topeka, KS, available right here at Briggs Kia. You can even schedule a service with us after reading this blog. 

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2022 Kia Forte on a mountain road

Advanced safety features available in the new 2022 Kia Forte

2022 Kia Forte Advanced Safety Features

Kia’s competitively priced Forte small sedan is overhauled inside and out for the 2022 model year, with the latest Kia badge design and grille treatment. The trim levels have been reduced to FE, LXS, GT-Line, and GT, with the EX-trim no longer available. The 2022 Kia Forte has a sharper design and more safety features as standard. What safety features are available in the new 2022 Kia Forte? Learn everything there is to know about the 2022 Kia Forte advanced safety features in this blog post by Briggs Kia. After that, see our new Kia inventory in Topeka, KS!

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2022 Kia Sorento PHEV running on road surrounded by buildings

What is the Price of the New 2022 Kia Sorento PHEV?

2022 Kia Sorento PHEV Pricing Details

The 2022 Kia Sorento has a fresh and stunning exterior. It is loaded with technology features. It is available with powerful engine. Do you want to know more about the starting price and other specifications of the 2022 Kia Sorento PHEV? At Briggs Kia in Topeka, KS, we will give answers to all your questions. Keep reading to know more!

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2022 Kia Carnival side view

What is special about the 2022 Kia Carnival MPV?

2022 Kia Carnival MPV key features

Are you searching for a vehicle that can not only transport a significant amount of luggage but also has enough room for you and your family to go on a weekend getaway together? If so, look no further because the new 2022 Kia Carnival is precisely the car for you. Learn about the 2022 Kia Carnival MPV key features by reading this blog from Briggs Kia. You can then also check out our new Kia inventory here in Topeka, KS!

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Introducing the Kia K5

Introducing the 2022 Kia K5

Kia has released the second iteration of their high class family sedan for 2022, the K5. Formerly known as the Optima, the K5 is a fast, sleek, and high quality sedan that is very affordable for its quality. Let’s check out what new features Kia has implemented for their brand new iteration of the K5.

For 2022, all K5 models feature Kia’s new logo, and there is a wide array of new standard features across all trim levels. The front drive LXS now has rear seat USB charge ports, and the GT-Line now offers a base all-wheel drive trim. Most notably, the GT-Line and up now come standard with a 10.3-inch touchscreen infotainment system instead of the previous 8.0-inch unit. All front drive GT-Line models now have a wireless smartphone charger on the center console as well, making the interior feel that much more luxurious and modern. The EX and GT both get a new 360-degree camera system, power-folding exterior mirrors, and front parking sensors, taking the safety features up a notch from the previous model.

There’s two engine options to choose from for 2022. The first is turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder, which produces 180 horsepower and is paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission. Front-wheel drive is standard and all-wheel drive is optional. The second engine option is a powerful turbocharged 2.5-liter four-cylinder that generates 290 horsepower and 311 lb-ft of torque. This engine is only found on the top of the line GT model. The GT is equipped with some other great features that pair fantastically with its engine, such as bigger brakes, a unique suspension tune, and wider tires on larger 19-inch rims.

It’s estimated that the base four-cylinder engine paired with FWD will do 29 mpg in the city and 38 mpg on the highway. Those numbers drop when you pair it with AWD, going to 25 mpg in the city and 33 mpg on the highway. The more powerful engine is slightly less fuel efficient, doing 24 mpg in the city and 32 mpg on the highway. If you care more about fuel efficiency rather than speed, we’d recommended going with the base four-cylinder engine.

Moving on to the interior, the K5 is incredible. The layout is mature and sophisticated, sporting attractive and high quality materials like wood trim on the dash and the doors. The K5 also offers an array of upscale interior features, such as ambient interior lighting on the dash and doors, heated and ventilated front seats, a panoramic sunroof, and a wireless charging pad. The K5’s interior has an impressively luxurious feel, especially when considering the K5 starts at $24,685. 

If you’re interested in an affordable family sedan that feels more like a luxurious sports car, the 2022 Kia K5 is for you. Feel free to come on down to Briggs Kia anytime to ask our friendly and knowledgeable staff any questions you have regarding the K5.

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Raffle ticket event to win a chance to get a 2010 Pink Challenger RT

Win a chance to get a 2010 Pink Challenger RT in Topeka, KS

Briggs Auto Group has always worked towards helping the people and giving back to the community. Keeping up with that spirit, we are now organizing a raffle ticket event in association with American Cancer Society® to raise money to aid in the fight against cancer. You can win a chance to get a 2010 Pink Challenge RT in Topeka, KS. Read ahead to find out how. You can then also check out our current inventory of new vehicles here by using the link below!

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Looking at the new 2022 Kia Sorento

Let’s Look at the 2022 Kia Sorento

For 2022 Kia has included a plug-in-hybrid variant of the Sorento, giving you even more options than the previous iteration. Let’s take a look at all the new features included for 2022, and see what makes the new Sorento so great. 

The Sorento has a wide selection of powertrain options to choose from, and is available in either front or all-wheel drive. A 191 horsepower 2.5-liter inline-four-cylinder engine is standard and a 281 horsepower turbocharged 2.5-liter four-cylinder is available as well. Both engines are paired with an eight-speed transmission, and the hybrid model is paired with a six-speed automatic. Speaking of the hybrid variant, it will be powered by a turbocharged four-cylinder, which will produce 261 horsepower. Kia just recently announced the pricing of the new Sorento hybrid, and it will start at $33,990.

The 2022 Sorento does well when it comes to gas mileage for all of the powertrains. The base 2.5-liter engine does 24 mpg in the city and 29 mpg on the highway, while the turbocharged engine does 22 mpg in the city and 29 mpg on the highway. If you want more fuel efficiency, we’d recommend going for the hybrid model. The 2022 Sorento Hybrid does 39 mpg in the city and 36 mpg on the highway, which is impressive considering the Sorento is a three-row family vehicle. The Sorento also has an optional tow package, giving it the ability to tow up to 3,500 pounds.

Next, let’s check out the interior. Kia designed the layout to be modern and attractive, sporting quality materials and sturdy build quality throughout the cabin. The dashboard can be outfitted with a 12.3-inch digital gauge cluster and a 10.3-inch touchscreen infotainment system. Along with a wireless charging pad, there’s also an optional 12-speaker Bose sound system for those who prefer an upscale audio experience. A rear-seat entertainment system with a touchscreen mounted on the back of each front seat is also optional as well. 

The center console hosts a rotary shift knob as well as a drive-mode selector and other vehicle functions. A variety of cubby storage spots and cup holders round out the console features. Along with a standard third row, its second row bench can be swapped for a pair of captain’s chairs. The new Sorento has some great safety features as well, such as standard forward-collision warning and automated emergency braking, standard lane-departure warning and lane-keeping assist, and blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert. 

If you want a family vehicle that is sleek, sporty, and that will satisfy the whole family, the 2022 Sorento is the perfect option for you. If the 2022 Sorento interests you, come on down to Briggs Kia. Our friendly and knowledgeable team would love to answer any questions you have.

2022 Kia Sorento in a mountain valley

What is the price of the 2022 Kia Sorento in the U.S?

2022 Kia Sorento key features and price

The 2022 Kia Sorento is a three row SUV that is now available as a hybrid or plug-in hybrid, that helps maximize fuel efficiency. If you have been on the lookout for a family SUV with available latest safety and convenience features, look no more. We have the 2022 Kia Sorento for you. So, what are these features? What is the price of the 2022 Kia Sorento in the U.S.? Read this blog to get answers to all these questions. Today we will tell you all about the 2022 Kia Sorento key features and price details. After reading this blog, check out our new Sorento inventory here at Briggs Kia in Topeka, KS!

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2022 Kia Niro EV in pearl white

What are the exterior features of the 2022 Kia Niro EV?

Exterior features of the 2022 Kia Niro EV

Kia just announced its new electric vehicle, and it is the talk of the town. What does the exterior of the 2022 Kia Niro EV look like? If you have similar questions on your mind., continue reading this post to find answers. Today we will tell you all about the exterior features of the 2022 Kia Niro EV here at Briggs Kia. After reading this blog, make sure to check out our new Kia inventory here in Topeka, KS!

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2022 Kia Telluride Nightfall Edition

What is special about the 2022 Kia Telluride Nightfall Edition?

2022 Kia Telluride Nightfall Edition key features

The 2022 Kia Telluride is an award-winning and popular mid-size SUV with a plethora of safety and convenience features. Already loved by everyone, the new 2022 Kia Telluride is going to be even more in demand now with the release of the nightfall edition. So, what is special about the 2022 Kia Telluride Nightfall Edition? Read ahead to learn more about the 2022 Kia Telluride Nightfall Edition key features. You can then check out our new Telluride inventory here at Briggs Kia in Topeka, KS!

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