What is Kia Connect?

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Kia vehicles are known for offering state-of-the-art features at an affordable price. In the near future, Kia’s suite of connectivity apps, UVO, will be rebranded as “Kia Connect.” Soon, you will be able to take advantage of everything you loved about UVO plus added features to further enhance your daily drives around Covina and Ontario. Learn more about the differences between Kia UVO vs. Kia Connect with Pomona Kia today. 

Kia UVO vs. Kia Connect – What is the Difference?

So, what is Kia Connect? Kia Connect features will be similar to what was offered by UVO in the past, but now there will be even more to love!

New Kia Connect Features: 

  • Kia Stolen Vehicle Recovery System: In the unfortunate event that your vehicle is stolen, this feature aids law enforcement in the recovery process thanks to location sharing and immobilization capabilities. 
  • Map Over the Air (OTA) Updates: Enjoy real-time updates regardingstreet conditions, traffic, and more. You will be given the best possible routes to follow through your infotainment map systems. 
  • Kia Access App: Not sure how to use Kia Connect? That’s ok! You now have the ability to access Kia Connect through the touchscreen in your Kia infotainment system and through the updated Kia Access App for your smartphone. The app makes it possible to remotely lock/unlock doors, activate the climate control system, and more when you are away from your vehicle in Chino and beyond. 

Other Perks

  • Wi-Fi Hotspot 4G LTE: Connect up to 5 devices with this feature. 
  • Enhanced Voice Assist: Keep your attention on the road whilecontrolling climate settings, steering wheel heat, your audio system and more.
  • Last Mile Navigation: When you are a mile or less away from your vehicle, you can receivewalking directions through Kia Access on your phone. Find your vehicle in no time if you can’t remember where you parked!
  • Connected Weather: Take advantage of real-time weather information for more than 25,000 cities.
  • 911 Connect and Enhanced Roadside Assistance: If your airbag deploys, this system contacts 911 automatically with the help of a built-in modem. If an issue is minor, this feature can also connect you to 24/7 roadside assistance. 
  • Smart Speaker Integration: Compatible devices with smart speakers can be used to remotely interact and control certain features in your vehicle. 

Learn About Kia Connect and More with Pomona Kia

Do you still have questions about the Kia Connect features or other offerings from the manufacturer? Do not hesitate to contact Pomona Kia. We’d love to show you how to get the most out of your Kia vehicle and all of its outstanding features. Learn more about the lineup today.

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