Kia Electric Vehicles for Sale at Fred Beans Kia of Mechanicsburg

With gas prices on the rise, our environment struggling, and hybrid and electric vehicles making a splash in the automotive industry, you may be wondering where you can find the hybrid, plug-in hybrid, or electric vehicle you want for the affordable price you need. Here at Fred Beans Kia of Mechanicsburg, we offer a wide array of new Kia hybrid and electric vehicles. These brand-new Kia EV models are efficient, powerful, stunning, and affordable. We recommend checking out our latest collection to see which one would fit you best.

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We Buy Cars in Mechanicsburg

Are you looking to sell your current car, truck, SUV, or van? Would you like to use your car as a trade-in towards your next new or used vehicle purchase? Are you interested in selling your vehicle for cash? Whatever the case may be, our Kelley Blue Book® Instant Cash Offer value your trade-in tool can help you accomplish your goal. We accept all sorts of vehicles for sale and would love to buy your car from you today!

How Does the KBB® Tool Work?

It's simple. You tell us about your car, we calculate an estimate

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Mechanicsburg’s 3 Top Travel Advisors

Finding the right hotel, planning your day-to-day schedule, and getting a good flight price all are on the table when planning a vacation. Our team at Fred Beans Kia of Mechanicsburg put together a quick resource of the best travel advisers in Mechanicsburg, PA! Get in touch for your next getaway!

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How to Test Your Car's Battery


Testing your car battery from time to time will reduce the chances of you needing to have the battery jumped when it goes dead.
  • Consider these tips when testing your car battery.
  • The battery contains dangerous acid, so always wear rubber gloves when doing any work on the car battery.
  • Be sure you are wearing safety goggles if doing anything with the car battery in the event sparks or fluid hit your face.
  • Always remove the negative terminal cable first, then cast it to the side. Once removed, it kills the power to the car and will reduce the chances…
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Good Tire Pressure is Essential


Tire pressure is essential to safety and mileage. It also helps tires wear evenly to give you the longest possible useful life before replacement. The manufacturers provide some automatic assistance to keep track of tire pressure; the tire pressure monitor is a standard feature on modern vehicles.

While the tire pressure monitor may be convenient, it can fail to work properly. Further, the monitor may not detect low inflation when tires lose pressure gradually. Mechanicsburg-area drivers should notice changes such as poor steering, sluggish performance, and difficult handling...
 
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An Alternator’s Power Source Has a Major Impact on the Electrical System


The alternator is a critical component of the electrical system. The role that it has in keeping your vehicle operating effectively is indispensable.

A malfunctioning alternator will cause a breakdown in the recharging system that the battery relies on as well as stop the continuity of electrical energy to flow throughout the vehicle. The continuity of energy is required to keep internal and external electrical accessories continuing to operate. The constant rotation of elements within the alternator generates a power source throughout the entire electrical system similar to a...
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Brake Fluid - Keep It Fresh

You’re driving along and suddenly you notice your brakes aren’t working as they should. You immediately think your brakes are bad and need to be replaced. You may be spending more than you need. You vehicle may just need to have the brake fluid replaced. The service techs working at Fred Beans Kia of Mechanicsburg will inspect your vehicle and only perform the service your vehicle needs.

Brake fluid is an inexpensive yet vital part of your vehicle’s brake system. Brake fluid flows to the brakes so that your vehicle slows down and stops...

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