Review: 2014 Kia Cadenza

2014 Kia Cadenza Detroit Auto Show

The Cadenza features European inspired style.

The Kia Cadenza is a brand new vehicle, the first luxury offering by the Kia lineup.

The Cadenza was first seen at the Detroit Auto Show, and we saw it at the Cleveland Auto Show earlier this year, and now it’s finally arrived at the dealership of Waikem Kia in Massillon, Ohio. When we saw it in person, we marveled at the new level of luxury being offered by the Kia model.

The Kia Cadenza is known as the K7 back home in South Korea. It’s one of the most popular vehicles in Asia, and that plus the success of the 2013 Kia Optima SXL in America motivated Kia to make this model. It is also based off the Hyundai Azera and added European styling cues.

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How To Observe Memorial Day

Memorial Day is more than just a 3 day weekend or the official start of summer. Memorial Day was first observed in May 1868. Then known as Decoration Day, it was marked as a day to decorate the graves of the war dead with flowers.

The modern Memorial Day is a day to remember the men and women who died while serving. It shouldn’t be confused with Veterans Day, which is a day to celebrate the service of all U.S. Military Veterans, living or dead.

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and Memorial Day Organization says there are many ways to properly observe Memorial Day:

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Review: 2013 Kia Rio

2013 Kia Rio

The 2013 Kia Rio is the smallest and least expensive of the Kia car lineup. But smallest doesn’t mean small, as the Kia Rio provides you you with a ton of space for storage or friends while also giving you impressive fuel economy. Add in the modern styling, long list of available features and a great warranty, you cannot go wrong with the Kia Rio.

The Rio is a fan favorite among young professionals getting their life started, or the family looking for something to go along with the SUV. There is a four door sedan and 5 door hatchback model, but whichever you choose, you will get a lot space for your daily travels.


Four can comfortably fit on the inside, but when space needs outweigh people, you’d be surprised at how much you can store inside. The Rio 5-door also lets you conveniently carry passengers, cargo or a combination of both, thanks to its easily adjustable seating configurations. fold down the entire back seat, or take advantage of the 60/40 rear split seat, and all the luggage and equipment for your 3 day weekend will fit inside.

The Kia Rio also features a cargo covers which allows you to cover your cargo safely.

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Review: 2013 Kia Soul

kia soul

The 2013 Kia Soul is one of the most popular vehicles on the road today. The Soul really fits any demographic and any lifestyle, because it’s offered at a low price and doesn’t skimp on special features. When you add in the numerous awards and rave reviews, you really can’t go wrong with a 2013 Kia Soul.

Plus, it even comes with a 10-year, 100,000 mile warranty!

You’ve seen the great commercials Kia Soul commercials, and now it’s time to learn about the car. There’s a reason all your friends and neighbors and driving Kia Soul models. It doesn’t look like any other car on the road with the small wagon/SUV appeal, but with a huge trunk space and room for your family and pets. In fact the Kia Soul was voted one of the best cars for pet safety, according to

The Soul also has 60/40 split rear folding seat, meaning you can fit all your outdoor goods inside your sold. The Soul also features a hidden tray in the cargo floor, providing you with even more space.

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Review: 2013 Hyundai Tucson

The 2013 Hyundai Tucson is considered one of the most stylish Crossovers on the road today. It fits perfectly for the driver who isn’t obsessed with the confusing details that take the fun out of driving. If you just want a fun to drive stylish vehicle, this Tucson is one of the best bets.

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Review: 2013 Hyundai Accent


The 2013 Hyundai Accent is the smallest economy offering from the Hyundai brand. There’s nothing economy about this model, as it doesn’t cut any corners on the way to being one of the best values on the road today. You’ll get great styling, tremendous fuel economy and a long list of features.

Style-wise, the Accent takes a lot of cues from its bigger brothers the Elantra and Sonata. Like those vehicle, the Accent features Hyundai’s Fluidic Sculptured design. The aerodynamic shape that is the trademark of Hyundai features the long, thin swooping headlights and the crease down the side that is absolutely gorgeous. The Accent offers a great collection of stylish colors as well, as it is available in 9 exterior colors and 5 separate fabric and color choices.

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Review: 2013 Hyundai Elantra

The 2013 Hyundai Elantra continues the great tradition established by Hyundai over the course of the last decade. The Elantra picks up from the 2012 model, which was named North American Car of the Year. That’s just one of many awards the Elantra has won. Overall, few cars have as many great standard features as the Elantra.

Again, the Elantra comes relatively unchanged in 2013. The 2012 design was considered the North American Car of the Year. So what makes the Elantra so great? When you see it for yourself, you’ll note that this is such a gorgeous vehicle. Hyundai puts great effort into modern design, highlighted by long, swooping headlights and  long, flowing lines that stretch across the side.

Everything inside is also high quality, from the cloth or leather seats, steering wheel design and the design of the center console.

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Review: 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution

The 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution is designed for the sports car enthusiast who also wants to save money. Powered by a turbocharged engine, designed with the World rally Championship in Mind, and coming at a competitive price in the performance category, there’s a reason why the Lancer Evolution has always been a fan favorite.

Mitsubishi didn’t make a lot of changes from 2012 to 2013, but that isn’t a bad thing with a car like this one.

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Review: 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer

The 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer has always been known for sportiness, but with a great warranty and a reputation for safety, you’ll feel comfortable while driving in style.

There was one change in 2013, a new Premium Package is now offered on the SE, including upgrades such as a power sunroof, satellite radio and a 6-disc CD changer, along with a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob.

All 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer models come with a 10-year, 100,000 mile powertrain warranty.

When you talk about the Lancer, Mitsubishi starts with safety. It comes with available All Weather Control. The All Wheel Control system engages an onboard computer that monitors your Lancer’s throttle, vehicle speed and the road conditions.

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Waikem Offers $1,000 More than AutoTrader’s Trade-In Marketplace


The Waikem Auto Family is offering customers $1,000 more than AutoTrader’s Trade-In Marketplace instant offer, if they choose to trade the vehicle in to the Waikem Auto Family and purchase a new or used vehicle from any Waikem location.

AutoTrader’s Trade-In Marketplace is the quick and easy way to find out what your current vehicle is worth. Follow these easy steps to get your initial value, and remember, we’ll pay you even more if you choose to trade it in for your next vehicle:

  1. Visit AutoTrader’s Trade-In Marketplace
  2. Accurately fill out their simple appraisal form
  3. Get your guaranteed instant offer from AutoTrader
  4. Visit or stop out at any Waikem Auto Family location to search our inventory. 
  5. Bring AutoTrader’s offer, and we’ll add $1,000 if you choose to purchase from Waikem.

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