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Stop Getting Sick In The Car With These Tips

Motion sickness is something that impacts a great deal of people, but many do not know where they need to turn to get some help with it. Why are they left to suffer unnecessarily? A lot of times it just has to do with a lack of solid information on the topic from which to proceed. Today, we will cover a few ways that you can fight back against motion sickness.

Some have used therapies to help them feel fewer symptoms than they otherwise would. 

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Learn More About The Kia Soul

The Kia Soul is not your average SUV. This compact vehicle has a unique design. The Soul has four doors and a hatchback for easy loading of cargo. The Soul comes in a variety of bright colors, and this vehicle offers a roomy interior. At Doug Smith Kia located in American Fork, you will find that the Kia Soul has comfort and safety features to please.

The interior seating of the Kia Soul is truly comfortable. The Kia Soul offers a 10-way power driver's seat, so you can find the best and most comfortable driving position. 

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Space And Safety In The Kia Optima

The Kia Optima is a spacious sedan with plenty of features inside and a few luxury touches outside. The navigation screen displays several details that are beneficial while you're driving including a view of the area behind your car when you shift in reverse.

Bucket seats in the front and rear of the Optima provide comfort for long rides in American Fork. A forward-collision warning system notifies you if there is anything crossing your path. One thing to keep in mind is that the SX trim is no longer available for the Optima.

If you need to haul a…

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What Works Best? Snow Tires Or All-Season Tires?

Tires can be bought as either All-Season tires or as Snow tires. Which one to choose is dependent upon a few factors. Probably the most obvious is the type of weather you run into where you live and the basic driving conditions you experience. If you live in an area that may have only a little snow every year, and ice is not a problem, then the best option would probably be the all-weather tires. However, if you live in an area that has significant snow and ice, then Snow tires are probably the safest option.

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How To Safely Correct A Slide When Traveling On Icy Roads

Traveling icy roads is always an unnerving experience. At Doug Smith Kia, we believe that knowledge is power. If you know how to handle your vehicle in any weather conditions, you can avoid a slew of potentially dangerous problems. Skidding, sliding, and fishtailing can be easily prevented by American Fork drivers with proper tire care and a willingness to maintain reasonable and weather-appropriate driving speeds. If your car starts to slide, however, you can use the following tips to bring it safely back under control.

Resist The Urge To Brake

 
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The Kia Telluride and its Impressive Features

Our Doug Smith Kia associates are always happy to provide our American Fork customers with information about our vehicles. If you want a midsize SUV, the Kia Telluride can seat up to eight passengers, is offered in four trims, and comes loaded with features that you can explore below.

The Telluride has a 3.8L V6 engine and eight-speed automatic transmission under its hood. This powertrain generates 291 horsepower and 262 pound-feet of torque with a towing capacity of 5,000 pounds. The Telluride offers four drive modes, which include Eco, Sport, Comfort, and Smart, for improved capability
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Highlights of the Kia Sedona

The Kia Sedona is a popular minivan that offers plenty of cargo space as well as seating for up to eight people, but that’s a few of the many things that make the Kia Sedona an ideal vehicle whether you’re one person or part of a larger family. Come to Doug Smith Kia and allow our team to show you what the Kia Sedona has to offer.

The Kia Sedona is offered in six exterior colors with four possible interior seat trims. No more fiddling in your pocket for the key to open the liftgate. If the Sedona…
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What's the Best Choice for Your Spare Tire?

Typically, our vehicles are equipped with a compact spare tire that keeps us going until we're able to get into the dealership for a repair or replacement. The benefit is that they save space and come with hardware that's easy to travel with.

An alternative is a full-sized spare tire. You may have to give up a small amount of cargo space, but you won't have to restrict your speed or get to the dealership right away. A full-sized spare should also be rotated with your vehicle's other tires during servicing. Hardware is available and can…
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Some Differences Between Synthetic And Conventional Oil


There are several different types of motor oil that you will find on the market today. You will see that synthetic, synthetic blend and conventional motor oils are available for your vehicle. These oils do have some differences from one another, and you can contact Doug Smith Kia to find out which oil is the right one for your vehicle.

Synthetic oil differs from conventional oil in that synthetic oil is made up of chemical compounds. Synthetic oil does not evaporate as quickly as conventional oil, and most types of synthetic oil has a higher viscosity level than conventional motor…
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Differences in Car Safety Ratings

Doug Smith Kia understands that there can be confusion surrounding the two different safety ratings that are given to vehicles. When you're shopping around for a car or truck to drive around American Fork, understanding safety ratings can help you make a good choice.

The two organizations that perform crash tests are the IIHS and the NHTSA. The IIHS is a non-profit organization that receives its funding from car insurance companies. The NHTSA is a government organization.

To determine a vehicle's rating, the NHTSA performs both front and side collision tests.
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