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As time goes on, one thing becomes infinitely clear. There’s no getting away from the benefits of technology these days and our collective lives are much better because of it. In the automotive industry, no company knows the value of technology more than Kia Motors. With over 75,000 connected cars on the roads and plenty more on the way, Kia Motors puts you in the driver’s seat of the technological revolution that’s currently shaping the automotive industry.

In the case of the Kia Sonet, you don’t even have to be near the car to experience the connected car features it has to offer. Fire up Kia’s connected car UVO app on your smartphone and a world of functionality is available at your fingertips. The app starts by letting you know where your car is parked and how much fuel you have. From there, you can choose to send the location of your next appointment directly to the vehicle’s navigation system, remotely start the car and start cooling the interior so that it’s perfect for when you get there or you can even check the status of the windows in case you have a nagging feeling.

UVO lets you set up alerts for a variety of situations like valet mode, geofencing, time fencing, speed alerts and you can even set up an excessive idling alert. With the UVO app in your hand, you’ll know exactly what your car is up to at all times. What’s more, it even provides a vehicle health report so you’ll know ahead of time if there’s anything that needs your attention with the vehicle. Intotal, there are over 57 UVO connected car features in the Sonet and you can access them all either through the app or by simply using your voice with the vehicle. UVO also gets automatic OTA updates, which means that you don’t have to take it to the dealership to update the software. It is all done automatically and makes living with the Sonet very convenient.