Mississauga Kia's Automotive Blog

Mississauga Kia is an award-winning dealership selling new and used Kias. We post information important to the people of Mississauga and the surrounding area. See our articles for news on the latest local events, as well as automotive news!

5 Common Roadside Emergencies in Summer & How to Handle Them Mississauga Kia

With summer on the way, more and more people are thinking about hopping into their car and hitting the road for some sun and fun. While we all hope to have a trouble-free experience when we’re driving to our summer destinations, we can’t always count on it. Emergencies just happen. So how do you prepare for them? Five common roadside emergencies can happen to any driver this summer, but here’s how you handle them....Read More

Why's the 2019 Kia Forte Becoming So Popular Mississauga Kia

If you’re in the market for a new car, you might want to join thousands of other Canadians and make the sound investment in a 2019 Kia Forte. For years, the Forte has been one of Kia’s best-selling cars, and there are plenty of good reasons for that. As an entry-level, budget-friendly, 4-door sedan, the 2019 Kia Forte meets the general driving needs of many Canadians who don’t want to dig a hole in their finances....Read More

How to Make your Kia More Eco-Friendly Mississauga Kia

With spring’s arrival in Ontario, people in Mississauga are getting ready to hit the road more frequently and for longer periods. You’re also probably making plans for what to do now that the temperature is warmer, and the days are getting longer. However, beyond giving your vehicle a much-needed spring maintenance, there’s another thing you can keep an eye on this year: a need to go green! The environment, unfortunately, is facing an accelerated rate of change beyond anything that that earth has seen before....Read More

Whats New From Kia in 2019

Mississauga Kia is gearing up for another summer with some great additions to its line-up! If you're looking for a new Kia vehicle, let's tell you more about the new Kia Soul, Sportage, and Telluride. Here's what we've got in store for you this year. The Kia Soul The “sub-compact crossover” has always been an unusual niche, but Kia continues to dominate this segment with the Kia Soul....Read More

Kia Check Engine Light

There’s always that momentary feeling of panic when you see the yellow-orange glow of your engine light. But before you lose your cool, consider what your Kia check engine light actually means. It might not be as bad as you think! A lit up warning light in your Kia Soul, for example, could indicate something as simple as a loose gas cap....Read More

Your vehicle’s check engine light turns on. Then it starts wheezing like Puff the Magic Dragon. Should you be concerned? This is a question we often get at the Mississauga Kia service department. Unfortunately, it’s not one that’s easy to answer. The best answer we can usually give is “possibly....Read More

Some of the most common questions we get about oil go back to the age-old debate of regular versus synthetic oil. Is synthetic oil better for your car? Is it worth the extra cost? Can you switch from regular to synthetic oil, or from synthetic to regular? Let’s get your questions answered! Price Although synthetic motor oil is more expensive than conventional oil, you should use it if that’s what the vehicle manual specifies....Read More

Oil is the lifeblood of your vehicle. That’s why it always has its oil change interval laid out in the owner’s manual. There’s no question that it can be a good idea to change your oil more often than what your manual suggests. But what kind of schedule should you stick to? If you choose to do your own oil changes, be sure to get the correct filter and oil for your engine....Read More