Barnes Crossing Kia Coronavirus Information & FAQ

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Barnes Crossing Kia Coronavirus Information & FAQ
Your Health is Priority #1.

During these uncertain times, we know that you must have a lot of questions. At Barnes Crossing Kia, we’re trying to answer as many as we can to help keep you informed of your car-buying and -servicing options. We hope you’ll find this information about how we’re operating during the COVID-19 outbreak useful. If there’s anything we can help you with, please don’t hesitate to reach out to our Kia dealership in Tupelo, MS, at your earliest convenience.

Is Barnes Crossing Kia Open Right Now?

Yes, Barnes Crossing Kia is open right now!

At this time, you’re still welcome to visit us at our Kia dealership in Tupelo, Mississippi. If you choose to visit us, please know that all of us at Barnes Crossing Kia consider the health and safety of our customers and employees a top priority. Therefore, we have new practices and sanitation measures in place so you can feel confident in our environment.

If you’d prefer to skip the showroom and buy a car online, we can come to you! You’re welcome to contact Barnes Crossing Kia via email, or you can give us a call at (662) 205-4500. We’ll bring the car-buying experience to you, with an at-home test-drive or at-home delivery.


Can I Buy a Car from Barnes Crossing Kia Right Now?

Yes, you can buy a car from Barnes Crossing Kia right now. 

At this time, our physical building remains open just like our website, phone lines and inboxes. Barnes Crossing Kia is committed to serving the local Tupelo community any way we can during this pandemic, so we’re making it easier than ever to upgrade to a new car while practicing recommended social distancing techniques. If you’re interested in buying a new Kia or used car for sale right now, you can either visit our showroom in person or make an appointment for us to deliver a vehicle right to your door. Whether you’re interested in buying or leasing a new Kia, you’ll get peace of mind knowing we’ll deliver it to you for a test-drive or after the purchase. 

If you choose to have a car delivered to you, know that all of our vehicles are properly cleaned and sanitized per the guidelines we’ve received from local authorities. Our staff is trained on the best practices for social distancing to ensure every interaction is safe.

Are Car Dealerships Essential in Mississippi?

Since auto repair shops and vehicle sales are essential businesses in Mississippi, Barnes Crossing Kia is open and accepting sales and service appointments right now.

Our Tupelo auto service center is fully staffed and ready to tend to all your routine and critical auto repair essentials.

Is Barnes Crossing Kia Open for Service?

Yes, Barnes Crossing Kia is open for service. Auto repair shops are essential businesses, so we will continue to remain open unless instructed differently by authorities.

Whether your check engine light is on or you simply want to take care of routine maintenance, you can trust our Kia service center in Tupelo, MS, for reliable auto repairs nearby. We can take care of Kia oil changes, brake repairs, battery replacements and more! Plus, we’re making it easier than ever to get the quality car repairs you need because we’ll come to you. We’re currently offering service pick-up and delivery if you’d prefer that we come to you and to allow for safe social distancing. If you’d like to schedule a service appointment or learn about the current Barnes Crossing Kia hours, just give us a call at (888) 693-9764.

Does Barnes Crossing Kia Deliver?

Yes, Barnes Crossing Kia is happy to deliver to you.

To protect both our customers and our employees, the entire team at Barnes Crossing Kia is practicing safe social distancing. However, we are working and we’re ready to tend to all your Kia sales and service needs. If you’re interested in buying a vehicle from us, our team would be happy to bring you the car or SUV you’ve been eying so you can take a test-drive. If you’d then like to buy the car, we’ll talk to you about our new Kia specials so we can get you behind the wheel as soon as possible.


Learn more about our car delivery service here.


What Are the New Barnes Crossing Kia Sanitation Measures?

Here at Barnes Crossing Kia, there’s nothing more important to us than the health and safety of our customers and employees. In addition to our regular cleaning schedule, we are taking steps to protect our community, including: 

-Limiting number of people that touch a vehicle.
-Requiring all service employees to wear gloves.
-Spraying AC intakes when we receive a vehicle to keep us safe, and before delivery to ensure customers are safe.
-Wiping down the steering wheel, gear shifter and other commonly touched surfaces when we receive a car and again prior to delivering it back to the customer.
-Using steering wheel covers.


How Should I Clean My Car to Prevent Coronavirus?

If you’re using your car for errands like grocery store runs or any other purpose, it’s important to sanitize it frequently to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Not sure how to disinfect your car? We recommend the following measures:

-Wash your hands; put on disposable gloves (if available) before you begin sanitizing your car.
-Use a mild dish soap or other common household disinfectants to scrub high-touch areas like the dashboard, steering wheel, touchscreens and door handles.
– If you have space and supplies, consider keeping disinfecting wipes in your car for more frequent wipe downs.
-Not sure how to clean leather seats in a car? You can use any type of leather cleaner. Be sure to use a microfiber cloth to avoid scratching the leather!

Please contact Barnes Crossing Kia if you have any other questions about the best practices we have in place to combat coronavirus, or about the services we can offer you during this pandemic. We’re committed to serving the Saltillo community any way we can!