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Friday, September 25, 2015

2016 Kia Forte Sedan – Just $16K? No Way!

2016 Kia Forte Sedan
Sure, you probably already know that the Kia’s Forte Sedan is a great compact sedan that is known for its reliability and reputation for being a good value at a low price. However, the new 2016 Forte standard model may have you saying “whoa…are you sure this car in under $16,000” when you take it for a test spin.
With new standard features on both the LX and EX models, the Forte offers both sleek European styling and some of the latest technology available on the road. 

All models come standard with:
  • Steering wheel-mounted audio controls
  • Bluetooth
  • SiriusXM® Satellite Radio
  • Air conditioning
  • Power windows
  • Heated outside mirrors
You have the option of upgrading to Kia’s Popular Plus Package that will give you additional features, including 16-inch alloy wheels, cruise control and rear camera display.
The EX model takes its standard features even further, including:
  • 17-inch alloy wheels
  • Rear camera display
  • Front fog lights
  • LED positioning lights
For added luxury, check out what Kia’s optional Premium Package has to offer, including:
  • Leather trim
  • Heated front seats
  • Power sunroof
  • Push button start
  • Navigation with HF radio
For those who seek the ultimate in luxury, but at a reasonable price, the Premium Plus Package offers even more features that will make your commute or road trips a luxurious treat.

The 2016 Kia Forte Sedan is available with two choices of engines. The fuel-efficient 1.8-L MPI with 148 HP offers the option of manual or automatic six-speed transmission. The EX model comes standard with a powerful 2.0-liter engine that boasts 173 HP.

If you are shopping for a car that offers luxury at a price that cannot be beat, one of your best bets is to check out the 2016 KiaForte Sedan at the Olympia Auto Mall.

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Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Honda has the right Fit for 2016

Olympia Auto Mall - 2016 Honda Fit
The new generation Honda Fit does not have any drastic changes from previous years, but that's fine with most fans of this popular hatchback.

Exterior features

Taking a look around the vehicle, the most obvious difference is the front end design. A redesigned grille with the Honda emblem in the center is very noticeable. Slight differences in the front bumper and roof spoiler are also evident. Headlights are constructed with new LED technology and the Fit will sport 16 inch alloy wheels. There are several new choices for exterior colors. The keyword here is "slight." All the changes are just geared to streamline the appearance without changing the basic look of the vehicle which is already one of the most popular in its class. The power train options include a 1.5 liter engine and a hybrid version which produces a respectable 150 horsepower.

Interior features

Olympia Auto Mall - 2016 Honda Fit
The inside of the 2016 model also uses minor modifications to upgrade the general appearance and improve comfort. New detailing and soft plastics are immediately noticeable in the cabin. The seats are high quality and electronics are up to date. A 7-inch touch screen display, Bluetooth and USB capability, climate control, and navigation system to provide you technology, comfort, and entertainment – the perfect Fit for every drive.

Honda has taken a great idea and made improvements to bring the Fit close to perfection. If you are in the market for a vehicle in this class, be sure to explore the various options available with the Honda Fitfor 2016 at the Olympia Auto Mall.

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Friday, September 18, 2015

2016 Lincoln MKC – a Truly Impressive Crossover

Olympia Auto Mall - 2016 Lincoln MKC
I have to admit that the latest trends coming from automakers have me very impressed.  My initial thoughts were that there was not enough room on the auto retail market for the new age crossover category to squeeze in somewhere between the humongous sport utility vehicle class and the economy sized compacts and midsize sedans.  However, I have somehow seen the light, especially with the roll out of the new 2016 Lincoln MKC.

2016 Lincoln MKC
What is truly impressive about this compact crossover is its steady delivery on both luxury and convenience along with comfort.  The vehicle has an impressively strong turbo engine to go along with its lavish and stylish design.  It has excellent handling on the road and its comfort and quality levels definitely reveal that it is well worthy of bearing the Lincoln name that has long been synonymous with luxury and tastefulness.

In a Class by Itself
With all of its well-appointed luxury, quality features, and superb comfort, the MKC is a pleasure to drive. Take a test drive and I’m sure you will agree that the 2016 Lincoln MKC is in a class all by itself.  The EcoBoost version delivers a powerful punch!
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Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Mazda 6 boasts upgrades inside and out for 2016

Olympia Auto Mall - 2016 Mazda 6
Mazda is staying ahead of the game by introducing new features to the highly successful "6" model. The updated exterior differences are subtle but very effective at streamlining the appearance. A look into the cabin shows the substantial additions to an already impressive interior.

Exterior / Under the Hood

The front bumper sports intakes that have been altered to produce a high-tech horizontal effect. The tail lights have also been revamped for an updated appearance. Under the hood, the 2.5 liter 4 cylinder engine is standard producing 184 horsepower and 185 ft-lb of torque. Capable six-speed manual and six-speed automatic transmissions are available. MPG ratings come in at 25 city and 37 highway.

Interior Features

Inside the cabin, you will notice significant upgrades. A revamped dashboard and center console gives a new look to the interior. The center display for 2016 is placed above the dashboard like the CX-5 display. HVAC controls are now below the slim-design center air vents. The overall appearance is that of a streamlined futuristic cockpit. Color choices for the seating are beige or black applied to cloth or leather upholstery.

Safety features

Mazda will offer a full selection of active and passive safety systems. Blind-spot monitoring, lane-change warning, and automatic braking feature to avoid a forward collision are available for the 2016 model. High-beam control and 4-wheel ABS with brake assist are also options. Standard safety features will include advanced front airbags, front side-impact airbags, side air curtains and Dynamic stability control.

The impressive list of features available for the Mazda 6 makes an already popular vehicle even more appealing to drivers of all ages. Be sure to add this winner to your list of new cars to investigate for 2016. 

See our 2016inventory online at the Olympia Auto Mall.

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Friday, September 11, 2015

Tech is the Highlight of the 2016 Jetta

Olympia Auto Mall - 2016 Volkswagen Jetta
For fans of Volkswagen's Jetta, 2016 is going to be an exciting year. Many long-rumored features will be arriving on the German automaker's compact car.

While most of the changes to the Jetta line come in the form of new or updated technological innovations, another big one is coming under the hood. The long-serving 2.0L naturally-aspirated engine has been retired from the Jetta line, and instead has been replaced by a 1.4L turbocharged one. Volkswagen estimates that the new engine will improve fuel economy by 15 percent over the outgoing 2.0L engine, while also improving power by 35 hp.

One of the more exciting new features in the 2016 Jetta is the arrival of the MIB II Infotainment system. With lower trim levels, it will come with a 5-inch touchscreen, while higher trims will get the 6.3-inch model. The system brings a higher level of smartphone integration to the Jetta. Models equipped with app-connect will be able to integrate Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and MirrorLink. The MIB II will make smartphone pairing easier then ever for Volkswagen owners.

There will also be several driver-assistance innovations coming to the 2016 Volkswagen Jetta. 
  • Adaptive Cruise Control will use radar to maintain a set speed and distance from the vehicle in front of you.
  • Forward Collision Warning/Autonomous Emergency Braking can warn drivers of impending front-end collisions, and engage the brakes to avoid it.
  • Automatic Post-Collision Braking System applies brakes in the event of an accident to limit further impact damage.
All told, the new features in the 2016 Volkswagen Jetta should make the vehicle and exciting option for those searching for a new car in the compact segment. Stop by the Olympia Automall today to get a look at all the new Volkswagens, and schedule a test drive today.

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Wednesday, September 9, 2015

The New 2016 Ford F-150 Makes Dreams Come True for Truck Lovers

Olympia Auto Mall - new 2016 Ford F-150
Truck lovers will feel as if their dreams have come true when they encounter the 2016 Ford F-150.  I would usually tend to disagree with such a statement, but this new F-150 leaves little to desire.

With its enhanced Sync 3 infotainment capabilities and more fuel efficient engine, the new F-150 is the epitome of a truck lover’s dream.  It matches all of its standard expectations and more for the performance of a pickup truck to right along with all of the bells and whistles that many truck enthusiasts have come to expect as the norm in lightweight/ light duty pickup trucks.

Sync 3 Infotainment System
2016 saw the MyFord system replaced with the Sync 3 infotainment system.  When Ford uses the word infotainment, the name basically combines the best of both worlds of technology usage: information and entertainment.  The system can allow you to play music or map out a route with the in-dash digital interface and any Blue Tooth enabled mobile device.

EcoBoost = Excellent and Efficient
Truck lovers want more bang for their buck, especially under the hood.  The 2.7-liter EcoBoost V-6 packs a powerful punch.  At a slight upgrade under $800, the twin turbocharged engine delivers on those dreams.  Although Ford keeps a V-8 in the lineup, the turbo V-6 is well worth the upgrade from the base model V-6.  At 19 MPG in the city and 26 MPG on the highway, the turbo V-6 is the most fuel efficient engine selection of the truck's various engine choices.

If you’re thinking about new truck, give 2016 Ford F-150 a try.  Test drive one today at the Olympia Auto Mall.

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