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4255 S. Hamilton Rd.
Directions Groveport, OH 43125

  • Sales: (866) 825-4330
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  • Parts: (866) 581-5114

Serving Columbus OH - Sales Hours: M-F: 10am - 8pm, Sat: 9am - 8 pm, Sun: 12pm - 6pm


What are the new model trims for the 2017 Kia Forte sedan?


The Kia Forte has long been a top option of budget-buying Columbus drivers who want to get a lot for their money. Its roomy interior and peppy powertrain make it an ideal everyday driver for students, for families, for business owners, for pet owners, for just about anyone. And we always field a lot of questions about the Forte because of it.

But with a new model trim level for the 2017 MY, you may be even more curious about this stylish, affordable compact sedan.

2017 Kia Forte Models, Specs, Features, and Inventory

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Are Android Auto and Apple CarPlay included in the new 2017 Kia Sportage?

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Last spring, we explained how the Kia Sportage definitely offers solid performance thanks to an intelligent design and available Dynamax AWD--but does it offer the smarts that you need to tackle your daily drive?

Even the most tech-savvy drivers in Columbus are agreeing that the well-equipped and stylish 2017 Kia Sportage has the connectivity they need to seamlessly move between work and play, business and pleasure, uptown and backcountry.

But you might wonder before you even start researching specs: does the Kia Sportage have Android Auto or Apple CarPlay to work with my smartphone?



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Winterize your Kia with professional services near Columbus


Looking for top winterization tips for your Kia Optima, Sorento, Sportage, or Soul?

You'll find expert advice and the best winter service tips right here at Ricart Kia. We know how important it is for you to be able to commute, travel, and get where you need to be this winter season--and properly prepping your vehicle for the cold, snowy months is Step 1.

See our top five winterization tips for drivers in the greater Columbus area:

  • Check the condition of your windshield wipers--replace if they are worn
  • Inspect fluid levels and condition of coolant/antifreeze
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What's the difference between pre-approval and pre-qualification?


Before you decide whether to buy or lease a new car in Columbus or Groveport, it's important to think about your Kia financing options throughout the entire process. Once you know that you are approved for a line of credit through a bank, then it's time to pick your terms--but what about before?

There are two main ways for a dealership to help you figure out your situation: credit pre-approval and credit pre-qualification.

And they can be confusing--luckily, we're here to help you figure it out, and make the right decisions for you.

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The 2017 Kia lineup has big shoes to fill--but you don't have to

Just because the new Kia lineup is pushing for constant improvement in pursuit of perfection--and models like the 2017 Optima are collecting accolades like "official vehicle of the NBA"--doesn't mean that drivers in Columbus and Groveport need to change their buying habits at all.

In fact, it's easier than ever to buy or lease a new Kia, even fully-equipped with all the trimmings.

The first step is finding the right fit for you.

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Ricart service techs share frequently-asked questions about oil changes in Groveport

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Savvy drivers know that if there's one simple way to extend the life of your car, it's with regular and routine oil changes--the engine oil circulating through your vehicle's system is crucial to the performance and integrity of the interior components.

By ensuring that the oil running in the system is clean and functional, you can protect the most vital piece of equipment in your Kia car. If you're in need of an oil change in Columbus, make the quick trip to our Groveport service center.

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Five reasons why leasing a Kia might be right for you


Driving a new car in Columbus is one of the best feelings on the road: advanced new tech, clean and premium interior materials, powerful and efficient engine performance, modern style. That's the life.

But paying for the privilege of buying a new car isn't so easy for everyone. That’s why many drivers in Columbus and Groveport choose to lease. Leasing offers a variety of benefits that are a little harder to attain when you're locked into an auto loan:

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The Kia Soul and furry friends bring people together through music


And it may not be what you think.

But the fun, practical, versatile, and personable 2016 Kia Soul does have a unique, convention-breaking appeal. Add in some CGI hamsters and the universal language of music, and there's no end to the possibilities.

In an exclusive "Making the Music" video that Kia released after the commercial above, we got a peek at the musicians and producers that came together to create this fun and surprisingly emotional clip. They discussed how powerful it was to be able to work with other lovers of music that they would otherwise never play the…

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Summer road trips are on the way near Columbus--have you changed your oil recently?

Most everyone in Columbus, Groveport, Newark & Dublin know a few things about their engine oil.

  • It lives in a little tank in their engine bay
  • It runs through a filter
  • It should be changed somewhere around every 5,000 miles or every six months

But do you really know what your engine oil is up to when you're driving? It's more important than you might think.

The engine oil in your Kia Optima…

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