Why Shop Used with Bob Utter Kia?

Buying a used car can be a smart and cost-effective way to travel for the long-term, as long as you buy your used car from a reputable source. You have a variety of choices around Sherman, TX, and we encourage you to buy a used car from Bob Utter Kia. We take great pride in the used cars we sell and how much effort gets put into restoring each one, where needed. We want to guarantee quality-assurance now, and in the future, so we take the time to ensure each of our sed cars is front line-ready. 

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How Much Can Your Kia Tow?

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Car shoppers will find many different Kia models in our inventory, and small differences can drastically change your ownership experience. One such difference between these Kia models is how much weight they can tow, which we know many car shoppers like to figure out before they buy their new SUV. Well, we want to help our customers any way that we can, which is why we've highlighted the different towing capacities of the Kia SUVs near McKinney! Read on to learn more.

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Purchase a Car Online from Our Sherman, TX Kia Dealer

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Changing times impact many different parts of everyday life, but they don't have to mean canceling all you had planned for the year. We've experienced that at our Kia dealer near McKinney with many car shoppers still looking to buy a new Kia or used car, and we've made it easy for them to do it online. Even before this year, customers have handled different parts of car buying online, from finding the right model to getting a car loan, so we're prepared for it! We make online car buying easy, and we talk more about…

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These Warning Signs Could Spell Fuel System Trouble for Your Car

Here at Bob Utter Kia we want to help you recognize the warning signs of a fuel pump problem. Your fuel pump is critical to the operation of your car. The fuel system gets gas from the tank to the engine. If it fails, you could be left stranded. The good news is that there are indicators that may help you spot a faulty fuel pump.

One of the first things you will notice is a loss of power at high speeds. Driving fast puts more stress on the pump, and you may notice that the engine sputters or races…
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About Auto-dimming Rearview Mirrors

Newer vehicles come equipped with auto-dimming rearview mirrors, which is a big relief when vehicles approach from the rear. Even after the vehicle passes, the driver experiences a blind spot in their vision, which is known as the “Troxler Effect.” Temporary blindness can become dangerous. As such, automotive manufacturers introduced the innovative mirrors.

The technology involved is interesting. The mirror contains two sensors, which are cameras or photodiode-based photodetectors. The sensors work in combination with an internal microprocessor that detects 
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Back-to-School Service

It's easy to neglect your car when you're dealing with the chaos of going back to school. At Bob Utter Kia, we want to make sure that you get your car ready so that it's prepared for all of the added miles. When you're in Sherman, our service center will take good care of you.

The first thing you want to do is familiarize yourself with the preventative maintenance schedule for your vehicle. This can be found in your owner's manual. It will tell you about when you should be scheduling oil changes, transmission flushes…
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Change Your Oil Over Time Even If You Didn't Rack Up The Miles

Does your car sit in the garage most of the time? If so, you should still change the oil by the date recommended by the manufacturer, even if you haven't racked up the miles. The truth about oil is that not only does it decay with use, but it also decays with time. Here at Bob Utter Kia, we are here to make sure your vehicle is always serviced at the time it needs to happen so that your car will run smoother and longer for the life of the vehicle. The life of your car solely depends on…
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Tips For Keeping Your Tires Clean


We here at Bob Utter Kia want to see to it that you get the most out of your vehicle. This means regularly taking care of it so that it will last as long as expected. One of the best ways to do this is to regularly wash your vehicle and, more specifically, clean your wheels and tires as well.

So, what are a few tips to get this done effectively? The first is to become informed what material your wheels are made of. This will help you select the proper cleaner. If you select the wrong cleaner, it can…
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Exhaust Leak Indications

Exhaust systems are designed to carry noxious gases and fumes away from the engine and out through the tailpipe. If a leak in the system occurs, the harmful toxins may enter the vehicle's cabin, which endangers all of the occupants. For exhaust leaks or any type of mechanical malfunction, consult with our Bob Utter Kia technicians for assistance.

Hissing or popping noises while the engine runs is a symptom of an exhaust problem. Check for scorched paint next to the ports on the cylinder head. Spark plug wires and boots might also appear burned. There might be a high-pitched…
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These Signs Mean You Need New Tires

Your car's tires are vital for the proper functioning of your vehicle. If you have bad tires, it can lead to a blowout and an accident. When your tires need to be replaced, you will notice certain signs on your tires.

One of the most important signs that your tires need to be replaced is the tread depth of the tires. If your tires' tread depth is less than 2/32 of an inch, you need to get your tires replaced quickly. You also need to look for bad wear patterns in the tread. If the tire tread is…
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