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Signs Your Fuel System May Need Servicing

We all know what gas or fuel does for our car and that if we don’t have gas in the car, the car won’t run. What many drivers don’t understand is how the fuel system actually works or how having a fully operating fuel system is every bit as important as having fuel in the tank. At Capitol City Kia, we want you to be able to identify when your fuel system is not working as it should.

Here are some signs your fuel system may need work.
• Temperature gauge is higher than normal.
• The engine sputters…
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The Facts About Low-Mileage Oil Changes

It's a sad fact that some people just don't change the oil in their vehicles often enough. There are a lot of excuses. One excuse that some give is that they haven't driven enough miles to get their oil changed. You should get your oil changed even if you haven't driven very much.

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Learning About Vehicle Safety Ratings

When you want to choose a car that you can feel safe in, understanding safety ratings is a good first step. Capitol City Kia can explain how to choose a confidence-inspiring vehicle based on the safety ratings from the NHTSA or the IIHS. Both organizations subject vehicles to a variety of collision tests and give them a rating.

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What Are The Belts And Hoses in Your Vehicle

Your vehicle is a complex feat of engineering that when well maintained can run for countless miles. One of the biggest maintenance items for your vehicle are the belts and hoses. These can be broken down into three groups. Timing belts, serpentine belts, and coolant hoses. They each do a separate but important job.

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How To Drive Safely On The Road With Bicyclists Around You

When you are driving on the road, there are many things you need to be aware of. You need to be aware of other cars, traffic signals, the weather, pedestrians, and any bicyclists that may be around you. We at Capitol City Kia believe an educated driver is one that will drive more safely in and around Montpelier, VT.

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Keep Safe While Jumping a Car

One thing about jumping a vehicle is that it can get dangerous. Therefore, you are going to have to take certain precautions at certain steps. This is to avoid any mishaps and hazards. There are a lot of things to avoid at different steps of giving a dead battery a boost.

One thing you want to avoid is touching the metal clamps of jumper cables together once you start the step of attaching the cables to the batteries. The clamps of the cables have to be attached to the proper battery terminal in order to keep everything safe and effective…

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Removing the Badge of Your Vehicle With the Right Tools

When removing the vehicle badge, you have certain tools that will be effective at removing it without causing too much damage. Among the tools you can use are plastic tools such as plastic wedges and credit cards. You can also use floss and a fishing line to remove the badge.

When using a plastic wedge or a credit card, you just have to take the tool and slide it under the badge cutting the adhesive. With softened glue, you are not going to need much force in order to get the badge off of the vehicle. 

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Discover The New Kia Telluride in Montpelier

Full-size crossover vehicles have no lack of competition these days, but the new Kia Telluride stands out from the crowd with four trim levels that allow for customizing the features drivers want most.

The engine on the Kia Telluride produces 291-horsepower and delivers 262 pound-feet of torque for a towing capacity of 5,000 pounds. The 3.6-liter V6 engine provides plenty of power while also giving an average of 26 miles per gallon on the highway and 20 around town.

 

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What's "The Big Deal"?

Learn About Our Kia Maintenance Program

When you need to get quality repairs and maintenance for your Kia Soul, Sorento, Optima, Forte, or Sedona, you know that our service center is the place to get that done. Whether it's an oil change, tire rotation, brake service, or some unforeseen issue, our team of Kia-trained technicians is ready to help you get the high level of care that you deserve.

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Discover Kia Financing in Montpelier, VT

Bring Home Your Favorite Kia Model Today

When you've taken the time to browse our inventory, you'll probably have found numerous options that give your commute from Barre or Burlington a little flair of style. Our Kia financing team wants you to take home that perfect new Kia Forte, Sportage, Optima, or Sorento, which is why we go to great lengths to help our customers find their perfect Kia lease or loan.

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