Archive for the ‘Coming Soon’ Category
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.(more…)
Kia Imagine EV Production and Release Date
What first was unveiled nearly a year ago at the 2019 Geneva Auto Show will soon spawn into a living being. Well, as much of a living being as a vehicle can become. The Kia Imagine EV concept vehicle, which at one point in time was expected to stay in the concept phase, is soon going to become the brand’s high-performance flagship model.(more…)
2021 Kia Sportage Speculation
There’s a famous quote by beloved author Dr. Seuss that goes something like ‘To the world, you may be one person. To one person, you may be the world.’ We think this is the philosophy that guided the engineering, design and development of the current-generation Kia Sportage.(more…)
Kia New Logo for 2020
As far as brand reclamation goes, Kia has done an incredible job over the past ten years of seeing its brand perception switch from low-price, low-feature vehicles to market challengers that actively shape the automotive industry through innovation and style.(more…)
Will Kia Release a Kia Truck in 2020?
Value leader, industry champion and even automotive outlaw: Kia is known as many things in the market. One thing they’ve been especially good at, however, is tailoring a lineup that meets the needs of the markets they serve.
For instance, in Europe where the streets are narrower and parking is limited, Kia sells a vehicle even smaller than the Kia Rio called the Kia Picanto.(more…)
Kia Truck Name Speculation 2019
It’s no secret that we, at Friendly Kia, love to speculate about what Kia could have up their sleeves. (more…)
Next-Generation Kia Sorento Powertrain Options
When hybrid technology debuted 15 or so years ago, jokes about the underpowered vehicles were a-plenty. You have to remember, the debut of this technology (which prioritized fuel efficiency over speed and power) was prior to the economic crash of 2007 that shifted legions of drivers out of their big, fuel-hungry SUVs and into the smaller and more fuel-efficient compact and midsize sedans. (more…)
Kia EV Models and Technology
One of the hottest topics in the automotive industry right now is electrification. Beyond simply the big headline-grabbing (for good and bad reasons) players in the field, every manufacturer is seemingly introducing new electric vehicles or electric variants of current vehicles to the market, hoping to be the brand that successfully challenges the likes of Tesla. (more…)
Kia Truck Release Date and Rumors
We like to split our time here on the Friendly Kia Blog between showing what is in the form of current model specs, features, comparisons etc. and what could be in the form of Kia concepts, Kias You Can’t Buy in the United States and more. As a brand with both two feet on the ground and a head in the clouds, Kia has mastered the art of remaining aspirational and thought-leading without ever overpromising. (more…)
Kia Seltos U.S. Release Date and Availability
At Friendly Kia, we’re huge advocates of Kia’s uniquely-curated lineup for our North American market. Sure, we’re missing out on some great vehicles that can be had in Europe, Asia or Australia like the Kia XCeed crossover, but we also have exclusive models like the Kia Telluride to tide us over. (more…)