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Introducing the all-new Kia Telluride!

Here at Wagner Kia of Shrewsbury, we're constantly keeping an eye out for Kia news to share with our customers. And while there's been a lot of exciting news in the last few months, the biggest story of the year, both literally and figuratively, has got to be the Kia Telluride. Promising to take the spot as the flagship of the Kia SUV lineup, the upcoming Kia Telluride is the biggest and boldest entry into the Kia portfolio to date, and it's just a short ways away from showing up at our Shrewsbury, MA dealership

 

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Characteristics Of A Good Rideshare Vehicle

The thought of becoming a rideshare driver may have crossed your mind. It has, in recent years, become a viable way to earn a living, but to succeed you need the right type of vehicle. That means finding a vehicle with very specific characteristics.

A trip to Wagner Kia of Shrewsbury provides the perfect opportunity to find a vehicle suitable for ridesharing. Because ridesharing will dramatically increase the number of miles that you travel, you need a vehicle that is both good on gas and also reliable. Good gas mileage lessens the impact at the pump while being reliable ensures…
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Stay Safe In the Snow With A Winter Readiness Pack

Imagine this scenario: it's a late night in Shrewsbury. You're driving home from a relative's house and you feel a bit tired. Not paying as much attention as you should have, you drive over a patch of black ice and slide into a nearby fence. You're unharmed, but the grass around the fence was part ice, part mud, part mush-- and now your car is stuck.

What would you do next? If you had a winter survival kit in your car, you wouldn't even need to call roadside assistance. You could use the sand, gravel…

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Winter Tires vs. All-Season Tires

Having winter tires on your car can improve its performance in snowy or extremely cold conditions when compared to all-season tires. While most cars and trucks leave the factory with all-season tires, having a second set of tires for the winter could provide many benefits.

Winter tires are made of a softer rubber that stays supple at extremely low temperatures. Combined with a deep tread pattern with many biting edges, they will provide you with a higher level of control when it's snowy or slushy outside. Because winter tires will wear down quickly...

 

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Our Shrewsbury Kia Dealership has Used Cars in Need of Loving Homes!

Here at Wagner Kia of Shrewsbury, we offer so much more than simple used cars, we offer you an affordable vehicle that fits your needs, be they safety features, fuel efficiency, interior versatility, or simply a lower price tag. Here at of our Shrewsbury, MA used car dealership, we still have a wide selection of used cars available for Worchester buyers as these quality used cars are in need of a good home! Choose a vehicle from our used inventory and Certified Pre-Owned Kia inventory and find yourself a sedan, hatchback, SUV, or crossover that fits your needs! 

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How Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirrors Work

It's happened to all of us--you're driving at night, and suddenly your rearview mirror is filled with glaring headlights. Not only is this annoying, but it's dangerous too, as the chances of an accident increase substantially with poor visibility and eye fatigue. Fortunately, many manufacturers include auto-dimming rearview mirrors in their vehicles, which use sensors and darkens to reduce glare and improve visibility.

The darkening process, electrochromism, occurs when two ambient sensors, usually cameras, detect headlight glare from the following vehicle.
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How Cold Weather Can Impact Your Car's Battery

How often have you started your vehicle in the winter only to find that it won't start? You may be surprised to find that this can happen during hot summer days as well. Our service team here at Wagner Kia of Shrewsbury understands the importance of proper vehicle maintenance and are here to help.

Temperature extremes can cause your car's battery capacity to be lowered. If your vehicle has a lead-acid battery, its capacity can drop about 20% during freezing temperatures and up to 50% if temperatures drop further to -22 degrees. 

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Is Your Car Ready for Freezing Temperatures?

Whether you're taking a short commute or long-distance road trip in the winter, you should make sure that your car is ready to deal with harsh conditions. Wagner Kia of Shrewsbury provides the following tips for winter driving.

Freezing temperatures can adversely impact several important mechanical and electrical systems in a car. You can take simple measures to prevent major damage to various components under the hood. For example, the coolant reservoir must be filled with a solution that contains at least 50 percent of antifreeze. 

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Motor Oil Viscosity Ratings? Find Out More Below

Do you stay current with routine oil changes? If you do, it will help your vehicle perform well, but it is also important to keep the correct type of motor oil in your vehicle. This can be determined by a motor oil viscosity rating. You can learn more about motor oil viscosity ratings by reading further.

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How to Test Your Car's Battery

A car battery is the only thing standing between you and being late to work because your car won't start. That is why our team of automotive experts here at Wagner Kia of Shrewsbury located in Shrewsbury, MA want to be sure that you know the basics of how to test the quality of your battery.

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