2017 Kia Rio 5-Door Review

by Sales Team on November 25, 2016

2017 Kia Rio 5-Door | Agile Capability


Relentless power and control come forward with the compact 2017 Kia Rio 5-Door. Featuring an aerodynamic and stunning five-door design, this vehicle is able to provide spacious seating for up to 5 individuals and room for everything you need. Available trim levels include the LX, EX and SX. [click to continue…]


2017 Kia Forte SX Review

by Sales Team on November 18, 2016

2017 Kia Forte SX | Capable Handling

Modern technology and advanced performance are yours to enjoy with the 2017 Kia Forte SX. A stunning four-door exterior blends seamlessly with the power of the all-new 2.0L engine for an efficient take on what it means to drive. Comfort-enhancing details and seating for five present you with an environment that works for you and not against you. [click to continue…]


2017 Kia Rio Review

by Sales Team on October 24, 2016

2017 Kia Rio | Adventure is Waiting


From the moment you sit back in the 2017 Kia Rio you will be greeted with a luxurious and capable design, prepared to take you everywhere you want to go with ease. Modern design details and versatility allow you to bring everything along and remain organized. The sleek outer profile is enhanced with the four-door design offering a seating capacity of up to five individuals. Available 2017 Kia Rio trim levels include the LX, EX and SX. [click to continue…]


2017 Kia Sedona Review

by Sales Team on October 18, 2016

2017 Kia Sedona | Modern Refinement


Take to the road, your way, in the capable and dynamic 2017 Kia Sedona. Offering you a smooth and aerodynamic four-door exterior as well as an innovative and spacious interior, you will be left in want of nothing. Bring it all along through the seating capacity for up to seven or eight as you customize your vehicle to meet specific needs and preferences. Available trim levels include the L, LX, SX+, SXL, and the SXL+. [click to continue…]


2017 KIA Sorento LX | Coquitlam B.C.

by Sales Team on September 30, 2016

Hello, my name is Patrick from Kia West!

Today we’re going to be talking about the brand new 2017 Kia Sorento. This particular model is the LX in Blaze Blue. There are 12 trim levels available of this vehicle but even in the base configuration it is extremely well equipped as we will find out. The LX Sorento comes standard with low profile roof rails, for expanded cargo capacity. Integrated turn signal repeaters to make you more visible to other drivers.

17 inch alloy wheels and automatic projection headlights with fog lights for greater visibility in poor weather conditions. Kia’s signature tiger nose grille also carries over. The 2017 Kia Sorento comes available in three different engine configurations. This particular models equipped with the 2.4 liter gas direct-injection motor. It’s good for 185 horsepower and a 178 pounds feet of torque. You can expect fuel ratings of 11.1 in the city and 8.2 on the highway.

The 2017 Kia Sorento comes with an automatic transmission with the sport-matic mode that lets you change between gears manually without having a clutch. You also have a drive mode select button that lets you change the steering wheel configuration between sport normal and comfort modes. You also have a parking sensor button for disabling the rear parking sensors. You’ll find all of your audio and media controls conveniently laid out on the steering wheel. This lets you keep your hands on the wheel and focused on driving instead of fumbling around looking for buttons trying to adjust settings.

The 2017 Kia Sorento comes standard with three-stage heated seats for both you and your
passenger and air conditioning which is amazing in a base model car. Your head unit has several media functions you can pair your phone via Bluetooth for wireless streaming music into your cabin you can also load music by a USB and you also have a CD player, Sirius satellite radio is also available in this vehicle.

This is the five-passenger configuration on the LX you have additional storage cubbies down here. You also have your jack and tow bar located inside here and a full-size spare mounted on the underside of the vehicle. The 2017 Kia Sorento comes with 40 20 40 split folding seats which lay completely flat and immensely expand the cargo capacity of this vehicle. This vehicle is also available in the seven-passenger configuration and it will replace the cubby storage here with flat folding seats. You don’t lose any cargo capacity. It’s available in the V6 model.


Thank you for watching our walkthrough of the 2017 Kia Sorento! Come visit us the Kia West Coquitlam, where our friendly multilingual staff will be happy to help you find the perfect vehicle for your needs and budget.


2015 Green Star Award | CEV for BC | Kia West

by Sales Team on September 26, 2016

Good morning everyone, my name’s Blair Qualey, and I’m the Chief Car Washer of the New Car Dealers Association of BC and I’m thrilled to be here today celebrating a milestone of the sale electric vehicles in this province. The Association has been working with the BC government since 2011, actually 2010 on developing a program to provide incentives for British Columbians to take on try out the new technology that’s available today so we’re going to celebrate today the sale of a whole lot of electric vehicles here at Kia West!
We’re honored today to be joined by Linda Reimer who is the MLA for Port Moody, Coquitlam, who is going to join us and make the official presentation to be accepted on behalf of this hard-working dealership and all the men and women behind the scenes that have been helping to sell all these electric vehicles. Linda over to you and then we will let you make your presentation!
Thank you Blair, good morning ladies and gentlemen. It’s a great pleasure to be here today to celebrate the achievements of Kia West in sale of clean energy vehicles. As Blair mentioned the province introduced the clean energy vehicle program in 2011 to encourage more British Columbians to choose CEVs and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Since then the province has committed more than 31 million dollars from vehicle purchase incentives charging infrastructure outreach research and training.

The province administers implements and markets the CEV program partnership with the New Car Dealers Association in BC. As part of the program New Car Dealers Association created the Green Star Dealer Awards. The awards recognize BC dealerships that our leaders in the sale of electric vehicles bring public industry awareness to EV sales. In British Columbia there are regional awards for highest sales battery electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles and an award for the most improved in EV sales.
I’m so pleased to present the Green Star Dealer Award for the highest sales battery electric vehicles in the Lower Mainland to Kia West. Congratulations to Mo Meghji, General Manager and to all of your staff for selling 38 or 39 EV’s in 2015. I understand that we are on track to exceed that figure in 2016. BC’s New Car Dealers play a vital role in encouraging more and more British Columbians to get behind the wheel of an electric vehicle and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. We’re still a relatively early market stage for electric vehicles. There’s an increased cost and potential economic risk to having EV on your lots if they don’t sell quickly. Investments are needed for new and expensive technology in your service departments in addition salespersons typically have to spend more time and training and with a customer to be able to sell an EV. But EV customers also represent a new and growing market opportunity for dealers. In government we recognize and appreciate the efforts of your sales support and service staff and the investments you’re making to put more EVs on the road.

Thanks to dealerships like Kia West, British Columbia has highest per capita adoption of electrical vehicles in Canada. We should be proud of that!
And as I mentioned sales are growing between April and June 2016. BC New Car Dealers reported their highest quarterly CEV sales ever, 489 compared to 383 in the same corner in 2015. Transportation represents over a third of BCs total provincial greenhouse gas emissions, nearly half of those emissions by the average BC family so stimulating the purchase of clean energy vehicles is one of the most effective ways to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions especially considering that 98% of the electricity generated in BC, the electricity that powers EVs comes from clean or renewable resources. It’s this clean electricity that makes switching to an electric vehicle a practical and sustainable choice for all British Columbians.

Under a new climate leadership plan which you’ve probably all heard about the CEV program is being expanded to support new vehicle incentives of charging infrastructure as well as education and economic development initiatives new investments and programs are currently being designed. BC’s New Car Dealers will continue to be an important partner as we build on our success, work together to get even more EVs on the road and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
I would like to thank Mo Meghji and staff for organizing today’s Green Ride and Drive. It’s really important for people to get up-close and experience EVs, to see how great they are and to learn how fun they are to drive. It’s important because when a driver or when a public or private fleet buys an EV it’s good for our region and province, it is good for the planet and it is good for all of us!

So on behalf of the Provincial Government and the New Car Dealers Association, I’d like to present you with this beautiful award. Congratulations!


2017 Kia Sorento SX Review

by Sales Team on September 26, 2016

2017 Kia Sorento SX | Refreshing Ability


Unmatched comfort and control take to the street in the 2017 Kia Sorento SX as you embark on life’s journey in style. Offering you four doors and seating for up to seven passengers, this vehicle promotes capability in every sense of the word. Available trim levels include the SX Turbo, SX V6 and the SX+ V6. [click to continue…]


2017 Kia Forte Review

by Sales Team on September 19, 2016

2017 Kia Forte | Intelligent Capability


Through a holistic design and refreshing innovation, the 2017 Kia Forte presents driving like you’ve never seen it before. Streamlined design details and anticipation for driver needs comes through with incredible diligence as you allow the vehicle to take care of everything while you focus on the road ahead. Available trim levels include the LX, EX, and SX, ensuring that you drive a vehicle that caters to your specific needs and preferences. [click to continue…]


2016 Kia Forte5 EX Review

by Sales Team on August 23, 2016

2016 Kia Forte5 EX | Impressively Unique

2016 Kia Forte5 EX Exterior Front End

Advanced luxury and smooth performance join you for the ride in the 2016 Kia Forte5 EX. From an interior that connects you to the outside world while offering a series of supportive and innovative features, to the exterior that dominates the road with agility and capable performance, this vehicle leaves no challenge unaccepted. You are offered four-doors and seating for up to five individuals for a refined driving experience unlike any other.  [click to continue…]


2017 Kia Sorento Review

August 17, 2016

2017 Kia Sorento | Functional and Versatile in a Fun Package Enjoy exceptional comfort and capability in the 2017 Kia Sorento. This four-door SUV offers reliability and exciting performance whether you’re running errands around town or taking to the mountains for adventure. Three trim levels – LX, EX and SX ensure you have everything you […]

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