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How to Check Your Tire Safety

By Bill Jacobs Auto | 09/15/2014 at 9:17 AM

Top 4 Tire Safety Tips

Top 4 Tire Safety Tips

One of the most important and often overlooked aspects of your vehicle safety is your tires. Your tires are the only component of your vehicle that is physically on the road and so warrants more attention than most of us are willing to give. Your vehicle’s tire condition also greatly affects ride comfort and handling in addition to safety. Take a look at our top 4 tire safety tips, so you know what to look for when you are maximizing your tire safety. Read the rest of this entry »

Classic Car Film Friday: American Graffiti (1973)

By Bill Jacobs Auto | 09/12/2014 at 11:09 AM

Classic Car Film Friday Joliet IL

For this week’s installment of Classic Car Film Friday in Joliet, IL we have the 1973 coming-of-age flick, American Graffiti. This cinematic masterpiece was directed and co-written by George Lucas and is an iconic film that follows high school graduates contemplating life after school and ultimately the meaning of life. Taking place in Modesto, CA in 1962 the film examines the culture of cruising, rock ‘n roll and classic cars. Read the rest of this entry »

2015 Compact Cars Square Off

By Bill Jacobs Auto | 09/09/2014 at 9:45 AM

2015 Kia Forte Vs 2015 Toyota Corolla

2015 Kia Forte vs 2015 Toyota Corolla

Are you looking for a new compact car? There are several quality models that provide value, style, economy and a fun-to-drive attitude. Two of the best models on the road are the 2015 Kia Forte and the 2015 Toyota Corolla. These two small cars check all of the boxes, but in our comparison of the 2015 Kia Forte vs the 2015 Toyota Corolla, the Kia Forte comes out on top due to its exceptional versatility and energetic power options. Read the rest of this entry »

Classic Car Film Friday: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968)

By Bill Jacobs Auto | 09/05/2014 at 4:06 PM

Classic Car Film Friday Joliet IL

Its finally Friday. Lets face it, there is a lot you would rather be doing than working…grilling out, hitting up happy hour at the local watering hole or just relaxing. In the theme of fun Fridays, Bill Jacobs Kia is bringing you Classic Car Film Friday in Joliet, IL. In an effort to break the chains of boredom and help speed that clock along to 5 o’clock we are going to highlight some our favorite classic car films. One of my favorite movies as a child and our first edition in this series is the 1968 comedic and musical adventure starring Dick Van Dyke, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Read the rest of this entry »

Kia Soul EV and Hamsters Take the MTV VMA’s by Storm in New Ad

By Bill Jacobs Auto | 08/27/2014 at 8:00 AM

2015 Kia Soul EV Hamsters Ad

The Kia Hamsters are back! The Hamsters have come back in a new ad that debuted during the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards. This new ad depicted the Hamsters getting a little crazy in a science lab and creating the new, innovative 2015 Kia Soul EV like some furry mad scientists. Check out the 2015 Kia Soul EV Hamsters ad and get a fresh glimpse of this hip new all-electric car with a soundtrack featuring Maroon 5’s hit song “Animals”. Read the rest of this entry »

Kia Surpasses the Competition

By Bill Jacobs Auto | 08/26/2014 at 8:00 AM

2015 Kia Optima

Kia Comparisons Joliet IL

Kia models offer value, versatility and reliability packed into stylish designs and powered by excellent engine options. Getting ready for a new car can be a rigorous research process of looking up one model after another, but at Bill Jacobs Kia we put together intuitive comparisons of Kia models vs the competition that will make finding your new car and the right car for you a simple process. Take a look at our Kia comparisons in Joliet, IL to find the right model for you. Read the rest of this entry »

What Can You Expect From the 2015 Kia Rio?

By Bill Jacobs Auto | 08/25/2014 at 9:09 AM

2015 Kia Rio Chicago IL

2015 Kia Rio Chicago, IL

Are you on the market for a new sub-compact sedan? One excellent option for 2015, is the Kia Rio. With a fun-to-drive attitude and a state-of-the art interior the 2015 Kia Rio near Chicago, IL will provide an athletic drive, perfect for an urban metroplex. Read the rest of this entry »

Are you looking for something to do?

By Bill Jacobs Auto | 08/20/2014 at 4:58 PM

Joliet, IL Family Events

Joliet, IL Family Events

Are you looking for something to do with the family? Do you want to have one last big hurrah before school starts and summer ends? There is plenty to do in the Joliet, IL area, you just have to look around. We are here to help you find some new fun, just take a look at our list of Joliet, IL family events. Read the rest of this entry »

2015 Kia Cadenza Improves on 2014 Model

By Bill Jacobs Auto | 08/18/2014 at 1:53 PM

2015 Kia Cadenza

2015 Kia Cadenza vs 2014 Kia Cadenza

From year to year in the automotive industry updates occur and new models are released. In the Kia lineup, the 2014 Kia Cadenza was one of those new models and it took the full-size sedan market by storm, leaving competing models gasping for air in its wake. It is difficult to improve on a model that was so highly praised in its earliest configuration, but the 2015 Kia Cadenza adds comfort, performance and safety features to improve the 2014 model. To better illustrate the added features we are comparing the 2015 Kia Cadenza vs the 2014 Kia Cadenza. Read the rest of this entry »

Kia Soul One of the Best Models for Students Heading Back to School

By Bill Jacobs Auto | 08/13/2014 at 4:24 PM

2014 Kia Soul Chicago IL

2014 Kia Soul Chicago IL

Are you getting ready to head back to school? Is your son or daughter leaving the nest to go to college? The logistics involved in moving into a college dorm room or apartment are astronomical and a pain to deal with, but not if you have the right vehicle to help you along the way. According to Kelley Blue Book the 2014 Kia Soul near Chicago, IL is one of the 10 Best Back-to-School Cars available in 2014. The 2014 Kia Soul offers reliability, economy and impressive cargo volume for your trip to campus. Read the rest of this entry »