Archive for March, 2020

What Systems are Included in Kia Drive Wise?

Monday, March 30th, 2020
Graphic of Kia Drive Wise Lane Following Assist

2020 Kia Drive Wise Package Systems  

Safety features play a major role in the way we experience our time on the road. These systems act like an extra set of eyes for drivers and always stay one step ahead of what’s going on around your vehicle. Kia equips its models with something they like to call Kia Drive Wise – a package of safety and driver-assist systems. Now, you may be asking yourself – “What systems are included in Kia Drive Wise?” We’re here to tell you just that. Keep reading for a look at the 2020 Kia Drive Wise package systems you can expect to find in your next Kia.  

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Can I Go Outside During the Hillsborough County Safer at Home Orders?

Friday, March 27th, 2020
Lineup of homes

What Does Safer at Home Mean in Tampa Florida? 

As the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to escalate across the globe, many individuals have done their part in practicing social distancing to slow the spread. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommended that everyone practice social distancing by staying home whenever possible and when it is necessary to leave, keep a generous distance of six feet between yourself and those around you.  

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What Technology Features are in the 2021 Kia Sorento?

Wednesday, March 25th, 2020
Side view of white 2021 Kia Sorento

2021 Kia Sorento Technology 

With the continued release of information surrounding the 2021 Kia Sorento and the positive responses to the vehicle, we can already expect that this Kia SUV is going to be a complete knockout. From what we’ve seen already, and what we’ve been told is set to come, this Sorento is set to be the best yet. 

Not only has the 2021 Sorento undergone a total facelift and redesign, but it is bringing with it a new lineup of technology that will have any driver jumping at the chance to get behind the wheel. Here’s a look at what technology features we can expect in the upcoming 2021 Kia Sorento.  

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Friendly Kia Streamlines Online Vehicle Shopping Options

Tuesday, March 24th, 2020
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Where Can I Buy a Vehicle Online in Tampa? 

As we face uncertainty with each passing day, needing a new vehicle right now can come with an overwhelming amount of stress. Luckily for Tampa-area car shoppers, we have streamlined our vehicle shopping options at Friendly Kia to help those in need of a new vehicle.  

With our virtual shopping options, customers are able to complete all of the necessary steps and paperwork before coming into the Friendly Kia dealership. And if you don’t want to come to the dealership, you don’t have to! We’re offering at-home test drives and free delivery on all new and used vehicle purchases. So, if you’ve been wondering where you can buy a vehicle online in Tampa, Friendly Kia is the perfect spot for you to shop.  

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Flagship 2020 Kia Telluride Hits a Grand Slam with Two More Top Accolades

Monday, March 23rd, 2020
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2020 Kia Telluride Named an Automobile All-Star and Best 3-Row SUV for Families 

We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again – the 2020 Kia Telluride just can’t stop winning awards. The flagship Kia SUV has done it again, taking home two more top accolades. This time it was the Automobile All-Star and Best 3-Row SUV for Families awards that the Telluride has put in its trophy case. We knew the Telluride was good, but all of these awards are showing just how good it is.  

From its luxury-inspired design to the abundance of technology throughout its cabin, the Telluride delivers it all. Find out what the judges had to say about the 2020 Kia Telluride below.  

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Are Any Tampa Dealerships Offering New Financing Options During Virus Outbreak?

Friday, March 20th, 2020

Friendly Kia Offers Deferred Payments and 0% APR Amid COVID-19 Outbreak 

As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to expand across the globe, our day-to-day lives are everchanging to adapt to the temporary new normal. One thing that we know doesn’t stop, even in times of crisis, is automotive needs. For those who still need to make their daily commutes to work, doctor’s offices, pharmacies, or anywhere, they need a vehicle they can rely on – especially now.  

To make these tough times easier for those in need of a new vehicle, Friendly Kia is offering deferred payments and 0% APR on select 2019 and 2020 Kia models. Get more info on these new financing options we’re right now offering below.  

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Here’s a First Look at the 2021 Kia Sorento

Thursday, March 19th, 2020
Exterior view of 2021 Kia Sorento

2021 Kia Sorento Interior and Exterior Photos 

The new Kia Sorento is officially and finally here. Sitting in the middle of the Kia SUV lineup, this new Sorento is delivering even more style than ever before. With the tech-forward cabin and high-quality build, the new Sorento appeals to all kinds of drivers. 

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What Car Shows Can I Binge Watch This Week?

Wednesday, March 18th, 2020
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Top Auto Shows and Movies Available to Stream Online 

As more and more people are encouraged to maintain a safe amount of social distancing, many individuals are turning to streaming services to help stay entertained while staying indoors. Luckily for auto-enthusiasts, a full range of auto shows and movies are available to stream online through services like Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime. Looking for something to binge-watch this week? Keep reading to see some of the top auto shows and movies you can start streaming at home right now.  

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Rid Your Vehicle’s Cabin of Germs and Illness

Tuesday, March 17th, 2020
Hand cleaning interior of vehicle with cloth

How to Disinfect Your Kia Vehicle’s Cabin 

As the importance of keeping things as clean and disinfected as possible has reached a critical peak it is time to look at somewhere that may have slipped your mind – your vehicle. We spend just as much time in our vehicles each day as we do in our homes or at work, which means our cars can be breeding grounds for germs and illnesses. The time is now to deep clean and disinfect your Kia vehicle’s cabin and here are the top 10 things you should be disinfecting in your vehicle.  

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What Kind of Updates Will the 2021 Kia Sedona Bring?

Monday, March 16th, 2020
2021 Kia Sedona silhouette over red background with "2021 Kia Sedona Speculation and Predictions" black text

2021 Kia Sedona Speculation and Predictions 

The Kia Sedona has long been a favorite among parents and families. With its family-first philosophy and spacious cabin and cargo area, the Sedona simply just makes sense for large families. This Kia minivan has seen an array of changes over the years since it first debuted for the 2002 model year. The Sedona first started as an affordable alternative to pricier family-haulers and has since developed into a stylish and tech-forward people-mover.  

But what’s next for the Kia Sedona and what kind of updates will the next model bring? Here’s our 2021 Kia Sedona speculation and predictions.  

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