Archive for January, 2019

What’s Going on in Tampa Bay This Weekend?

Thursday, January 31st, 2019
Tampa skyline with "What's going on in the area this weekend" image superimposed

Tampa Bay Events February 2 and February 3 2019

As we leave January behind us and move into the February months, we’re reminded just how wonderful it is living in Tampa Bay. After all, the Great Lakes region of the country had wind chills around 60 degrees below zero just this week. (more…)

Which Kia SUV Can Tow the Most?

Monday, January 28th, 2019
2019 Kia Sorento driving through mountains with trailer

2019 Kia SUV Towing Comparison

If you’re somebody who likes to get the most out of the trips you take, you know that towing lets you bring along the things which make great vacations and excursions even better. By being able to hitch up a trailer, you’re getting the most out of the power your vehicle. It’s more than just jet skis and campers, however. A solid tow-rating also allows you to take your vehicle on the road as a cargo- and gear-transporting road warrior. (more…)

See How Kia’s 2019 Engine Lineup Compares

Friday, January 25th, 2019
2020 Kia Soul GT Line Engine

2019 Kia Engine Lineup Specs

When it comes to offering value, nobody does it better than Kia. Not only does Kia have some of the most affordable models in their respective classes, but they have achieved legendary status at providing value by offering more features, style and performance in each of their classes than most of their rivals. (more…)

What’s Going on in Tampa Bay This Weekend

Thursday, January 24th, 2019
Tampa skyline with "What's going on in the area this weekend" image superimposed

Tampa Bay Events January 26 and January 27 2019

The marvelous Friendly Kia Time-Travel Machine is clearly broken, and we are speeding through 2019 at 1.5x-speed. If anybody knows how to stop it, we’re all ears. It’s hard to believe that we’re already nearly an entire month through the new year, but here we are. (more…)

See the Kia Telluride in All its 8-Passenger Glory

Thursday, January 24th, 2019
2020 Kia Telluride model lineup

2020 Kia Telluride Photo Gallery from NAIAS 2019

In the first episode of the NBC show Scrubs, the main character, J.D. (played by Zach Braff) is asked by a patient what being a “young, hot-shot doctor” is like. J.D. responds that “it’s like…Did you ever go see a movie that everyone told you was great and then because of all those expectations, you ended up being totally disappointed?” (more…)

See What Kia Brought to the 2019 North American International Auto Show

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019
2020 Kia Telluride grille in front of rainbow background

Kia Telluride at Detroit Auto Show 2019

Auto shows are like Christmas for us. Whether a manufacturer is releasing brand-new models, all-new variants of existing models or just letting us sit in their vehicles and think about how our lives have led us here, they’re fun for anybody who cares even a little about cars. (more…)

Hexagone: How Kia is Bucking Boring Design Trends

Monday, January 21st, 2019
front end of 2019 kia stinger

Kia Design Vs. the Competition

Late singer/songwriter Leonard Cohen once told the tale of time spent with another singer who he described as outraged by the emphasis on physical beauty in the music world.

Then clenching your fists for the ones like us,

who are oppressed by the figures of beauty.

You fixed yourself and said “well, nevermind.

We are ugly, but we have the music.” (more…)

What the Hyundai Santa Cruz Means for Kia’s Pickup Truck Ambitions

Friday, January 18th, 2019
2020 Kia Telluride pickup mock up

Is Kia Getting a Pickup Truck in 2019?

When the Hyundai Santa Cruz was announced, the industry stopped and paid attention. After all, the pickup truck market is one that is known especially for shopper loyalty and a new entry is challenging and difficult to nail. Plus, they’re expensive vehicles to manufacture to scale. For Hyundai, this would mean entering a brand-new market, challenging icons like the Chevy Colorado, Toyota Tacoma, Nissan Frontier and Honda Ridgeline. (more…)

Go Further with the New Kia Sorento

Thursday, January 17th, 2019
2019 kia sorento parked on a mountain

2019 Kia Sorento Gas Tank Size and Fuel Efficiency

One of the hardest parts about developing a vehicle that can transport an entire family is balancing the physics. For instance, a bigger vehicle allows you and your family more space inside, has more room for safety features like airbags and crumple zones and has more weight when driving on wet or slippery roads. On the other hand, bigger vehicles also require more fuel to carry their added weight and drive components. (more…)

What’s Going on in Tampa Bay This Weekend?

Thursday, January 17th, 2019
Tampa skyline with "What's going on in the area this weekend" image superimposed

Tampa Bay Events January 19 and January 20 2019

As January hits its mid-month stride, we’ve got plenty of fun and exciting things going on in Tampa Bay every day. The weekend, especially, allows us to enjoy the time many of us have off work. The stuff going on, then, is definitely worth checking out. (more…)