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Kia EcoDynamics Ride and Drive Event is Coming to a City Near You

I have been compensated for this Kia EcoDynamics Ride and Drive post by Kia Motors. However, all opinions expressed are 100% mine. 

Gone are the days when only tree huggers care about the environment. With everything going on right now in the world, being conscious of our eco footprint is more important than ever. If you follow me on social media then you know, I was in San Diego the last couple of days learning all about Kia’s EcoDynamics vehicles. I was surprised to learn that Kia offered quite a few varieties. They have the Kia Soul EV, Kia Optima Hybrid or Optima Hybrid Plug-in and Kia Niro

At the moment, we have a Kia Sorento but after taking the Niro for a spin, I have to say,  I am highly interested in learning more and seeing how it can fit into my family’s lifestyle. When it comes to eco-friendly cars, Kia has an ECO Hybrid,  ECO Electric, ECO Plugin and ECO Fuel cell.

Kia EcoDynamics Ride and Share

Kia EcoDynamics Ride and Drive is Coming to a City Near You

The weather this weekend is perfect for exploring and if you’re looking for something to do with the family. Come hang out at the Green Festival Expo at the Javits Convention Center.  The expo doors open tomorrow on Saturday, June 10th at 10 am to 6 pm and Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm.

Here is your chance to test drive one of Kia’s award-winning cars. Kia is bringing their new to the Green Festival this weekend, from  6/10 & 6/11.
Kia EcoDynamics Ride and Drive Event is Coming to a City Near You

Kia EcoDynamics Events

  • Green Festival Expo New York – June 10
  • EV Fest, Portland OR – July 1
  • Boston GreenFest – August 11-13
  • Connecticut Folk Festival & Green Expo – September 9
  • Portland Green Fest, Porland ME – September 10
  • Alt Car Expo, Santa Monica CA – September 15
  • Green Festival Expo San Francisco – November 11

An important takeaway from the event was learning about all the benefits that come with driving an eco-friendly vehicle.  So if you’re in the market for a new car or you’re on the fence about the importance of owning an eco-friendly car, here are some ideas to consider.

4 Reasons to Buy an Eco-Friendly Vehicle

  1. Cost Effective.
    It goes without saying that, driving an Eco-Friendly Vehicle will save you money in the long run. How is that possible, you ask? For starters, you will save money on gas. For example, the 2018 Kia Optima plug-in hybrid can last up to 610 miles on a single tank of gas.
  2. Good for the environment.
    By driving an eco-friendly vehicle, you will be doing your part to do less in polluting the air. Hybrid cars emit less pollution than gas vehicles. The Kia Soul EV is the first mass-market zero-emission, battery electric vehicle.
  3. Lots of options. 
    I was amazed at the options that were out there when it comes to hybrid, electric, plug-in, etc As long as you have an idea, what would fit your family’s lifestyle, picking out of these options becomes easy.
  4. Financial Incentives
    In an effort to encourage a green lifestyle, the IRS is offering electric vehicle tax credits. To learn more about it and to see if you quality, check out the IRS website.  

Did you know Kia Motors ranked 35th in the 2014 best global green brand? And that’s not all, Kia also won the J.D. Power award for best initial quality. They’ve been in the business for awhile and it makes me happy to see them thriving and continuing to improve the quality of their vehicles.

Kira is the founder of award-winning lifestyle blog focused on family, tech, fashion, beauty, food, fitness, and travel. Prior to launching The Afropolitan Mom, she was a marketing executive in the technology industry. She lives in the suburb of NJ with her husband and two kids. When she's not on carpool duty or scrolling through Insta, she spends time adding items to her shopping cart while binge-watching shows on Netflix!

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