Spring cleaning is a great way to get rid of clutter and maintain organization in your life. While getting your house summer ready is a good idea, it’s just as important in your car. With the summer holidays, vacations, and family visits, you’ll spend a lot of time on the road this summer and it’s important your car is prepared to handle it. Get your car ready for summer by performing a few simple maintenance tasks and bringing your car or our Joliet service center for a full vehicle inspection. Read the rest of this entry »
You’re driving peacefully, humming along with the radio, and all of a sudden you see one of the dashboard warning lights illuminate in your peripherals. You glance over, analyze the light, and realize you have no idea what it means. Is your car minutes from exploding or is your gas cap not on tightly? Dashboard lights might mean a variety of things, some obvious and others complicated, and there are a few tell-tale signs to determine the severity of the light and what you need to do moving forward.
Color of the Light
The color of the light is a good indicator of how critical the issue is. If the light is blue or green, it is not a severe issue and can often be an option in use, such as cruise control. If you see a red, orange, or yellow light, which often points to a failure to a system, that likely means a minor component needs replacing or there is an issue that should be taken care of in the immediate future. In either case, this color means you should bring your vehicle to a Joliet service center for a look from one of our certified technicians. Read the rest of this entry »
Best Kia Sales Chicago, IL
As savvy car shoppers, you always are looking for the best Kia sales near Chicago, IL. Finding comfortable financing options and low borrowing rates can make buying a new Kia even more affordable than usual. The wait for that great Kia deal is over, as Bill Jacobs Kia is hosting one of the best Kia sales near Chicago, IL – the Kia Price Match Guarantee. Read the rest of this entry »
Kia Service Chicago, IL
One of the reasons you bought your Kia was for its long-term reliability. While we are confident in lasting durability of all our new Kia models, no vehicle will maintain its performance and fuel-economy without regular Kia service near Chicago, IL. Bill Jacobs Kia employs certified Kia technicians that work with OEM tested parts to provide the best Kia Service near Chicago, IL. With an extensive list of Kia maintenance services, we take pride in providing the most thorough and time-efficient service in the area. Whether you recently drove your Kia off the lot and you are looking for Kia parts and accessories or need Kia service near Chicago, IL, you can find some essential Kia services at Bill Jacobs Kia. Read the rest of this entry »
2014 Kia Sorento Safety Features
As one of the most prominent family-focused vehicles on the road, you expect SUVs to be equipped with advanced safety features that are designed to protect passengers in the unfortunate event of an accident. The new Kia Sorento safety features are among the best in its class. With proactive safety features that help prevent accidents and cutting-edge driver and passenger protection, the Kia Sorento is one of the safest SUVs on the road. Read the rest of this entry »
2014 Kia Cadenza vs. Hyundai Azera
The all-new 2014 Kia Cadenza is making its North American debut this year. With much anticipation, Kia’s entry into the premium sedan market looks to challenge segment-leaders like the Hyundai Azera. Although it is Kia’s first attempt with the Cadenza in North America, it is backed by the reputable brand name and an affordable price that should entice buyers. We judged the 2014 Kia Cadenza vs. Hyundai Azera by looking at engine options, interior technology, and overall performance. Read the rest of this entry »
Whether you are treading through treacherous conditions, maintaining an awareness of distracted drivers, or being prepared for the unexpected, defensive driving is the most effective way to prevent automobile accidents. Although new Kia vehicles in Joliet, IL have some of the best proactive accident avoidance features like rear-view cameras, lane departure warning systems, and Vehicle Stability Management, there is no compromise for attentive, defensive driving.
While defensive driving is something we’ve all heard about since Drivers’ Ed classes, there are some key things we should all remember on our daily commutes. Read the rest of this entry »
Kia’s partnership with the NBA has been responsible for some hilarious ads, a dunk over a Kia Optima, and the sponsorship of 15 teams, including our own Chicago Bulls. As a pillar of the NBA, Kia once again will host the end-of-season performance awards, which honors the game’s best players on a yearly basis. Although the Bulls’ perennial Most Valuable Player (MVP) candidate, Derrick Rose, has not set foot on the court yet this season due to injury, we feel like we have a whole lot of award-winning talent at our Bill Jacobs Kia dealership near Chicago, IL. Read the rest of this entry »
Kia Tune Up in Joliet, IL
If you sit back and think about it, you probably put your Kia through a lot. Whether it’s aggressive driving, neglected maintenance, or just regular wear and tear, a tune up is one of the best ways to show your Kia the love it deserves. A Kia tune up in Joliet, IL can help with a lot of vehicle responsiveness and performance issues like hesitation, misfiring, hard starting, or an overall lack of power.
Getting a complete Kia tune up in Joliet, IL includes checking, improving, and replacing several sections and parts of the vehicle. There is a long list of inspections that should take place during a tune up and we’ll go over a few of the most important ones. Read the rest of this entry »
New Kia Full-Size Sedan
The newest addition to the Kia family of vehicles, the 2014 Kia Cadenza near Chicago, signifies the brand’s re-entry into the world of large sedans. While the highly competitive class features a laundry list of familiar names that have a spent years competing for the top spot, the new Kia Full-Size sedan provides the relentless innovation that has helped vehicles like the 2013 Kia Soul in Joliet, IL become such resounding successes. Read the rest of this entry »