April 1, 2019 Blog, Newsletter Kia Certifies ‘Xtime Suite for Kia Dealers’ Copied Kia Certifies ‘Xtime Suite for Kia Dealers’ Kia dealers know they have an effective shop loading tool with Kia Schedule. Now they also have access to a fully certified suite of Xtime products proven to help Kia dealers’ fixed operations become more efficient and profitable. As of February 1, 2019, Kia Motors America partnered with Xtime, a Cox Automotive company, to expand the Xtime offering beyond service scheduling to create “Xtime Suite for Kia Dealers,” comprised of the Xtime products Schedule, Engage and Inspect. This fully integrated, end-to-end solution offers dealerships scheduling across all devices, tablet-based lane check-in, and electronic multipoint inspections. Xtime began its relationship with Kia in 2013. Since then, Kia dealers have consistently achieved significant ROI through the use of Xtime products. Here are just a few ways Kia dealers have grown and succeeded in partnership with Xtime. Kia Schedule drives an average show rate of 86 percent. Kia customers checked in through Engage, Xtime’s automotive customer retention tool, are 15 percent more likely to return than with a traditional service write-up. With Inspect, Xtime’s vehicle inspection software, Kia dealers average $82,000 per month in additional service recommendation (ASR) sales. Xtime’s certification means full integration with Kia, synching with KORE Owner Marketing and Kia Recall Scheduling, plus seamless connectivity from Kia’s desktop owner portal and smartphone app. Kia’s Promise to Care encompasses scheduling convenience, a clear explanation of factory recommended service, a recap of all work completed, and complimentary multipoint inspections on every visit. Auto repair software for Kia Dealers allows every dealership to fulfill this promise and reach a new level of efficiency.