Archive for the ‘General Information’ Category

Step-By-Step Guide to Cleaning Coffee Out of Kia Seats

Friday, September 25th, 2020
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How to Clean Spilled Coffee on Vehicle Seats 

Whether it’s your first cup of the day or your fourth, nothing quite compares to that terrible feeling of hitting a bump in the road or taking a turn too tight and your fresh cup of coffee goes flying. If you’ve recently found yourself in this situation and need to figure out how to clean spilled coffee out of your Kia Forte seats quickly, this guide is for you.  


How Much Space Is in Each 2021 Kia Telluride Row?

Thursday, September 17th, 2020
Green 2021 Kia Telluride

2021 Kia Telluride Rear Legroom and Cargo Space 

Since the beginning the Kia Telluride has been taking home award after award, expanding its trophy case to more than 60 awards and titles. One of its most recognized and awarded features is its spacious seating and cargo area. The Telluride offers ample legroom in every row and plenty of space for cargo and passengers. But how big is the Kia Telluride and how much space is in each row? 


Emergency Preparedness: CPR

Wednesday, September 16th, 2020
Closeup of individual demonstrating CPR on CPR dummy

How to Perform CPR and Local CPR Lessons Tampa Bay 

Being prepared for a wide range of emergencies is critical and as we continue to be in the middle of hurricane season our team at Friendly Kia has been putting together a series of emergency preparedness guides. So far we have covered hurricanes and swimming lessons and this time around we’ll be going over CPR.  


How Much Space is in the 2021 Kia Sportage Trunk?

Monday, September 14th, 2020
Red 2021 Kia Sportage driving

2021 Kia Sportage Trunk Space and Cargo Room 

As more and more individuals turn to crossover models and small SUVs, looking for a vehicle that offers just the right amount of space is key. It isn’t often that those who have only driven sedans want to jump immediately to a full-size SUV. A crossover or small SUV is the perfect middle ground for those who need a little more space than a small car but less space than a three-row SUV.  


Why Should I Buy a 2021 Kia Telluride?

Thursday, September 10th, 2020
Black 2021 Kia Telluride in front of sunset

2021 Kia Telluride Highlights and Features 

The Kia Telluride has quickly become one of the most popular members of the Kia lineup here at Friendly Kia, attracting a wide variety of drivers in the Tampa Bay area. Now in its second year on the market, the 2021 Telluride has brought a few minor enhancements to set it apart from last year’s model. 


Emergency Preparedness: Swimming Skills and Water Safety

Tuesday, September 8th, 2020
Group of kids sitting on edge of pool learning swim lesson from coach in water

Swimming Schools and Lessons Tampa Bay FL 

Learning how to swim might be something fun to do during the summer, but it is also an essential part of being prepared in case of an emergency. Being able to swim is crucial for those living around Florida, as for many the threat of hurricanes and flooding is a yearly occurrence. While hurricanes are something we don’t often like to think about, being prepared for them is critical.  


How Can I Pay Off My Loan Early?

Thursday, September 3rd, 2020
Couple looking at tablet to pay off car loan early

Steps to Paying Off a Car Loan Early 

For many borrowers, paying loans is something that becomes routine and is done without much thinking. However, after a few years, many seek relief from the monthly payments. Whether you’ve found yourself with a recent bonus check, new job, or any other major change to your financial status, you may be considering cashing in that check and paying off your Kia Sportage car loan early.  


Will Deferring My Auto Loan Hurt My Credit?

Wednesday, August 26th, 2020
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What Happens When You Defer a Car Payment? 

From time to time nearly every loan borrower finds themselves struggling to make ends meet to pay their car loans. Whether an emergency has come up, a payday doesn’t fall when expected, or additional bills and payments have popped up, finding the money to make a full car payment can sometimes be difficult.  


How Big is the 2021 Kia Sedona?

Tuesday, August 25th, 2020
Rear view of blue 2021 Kia Sedona

2021 Kia Sedona Passenger and Cargo Space 

Without a doubt, the 2021 Kia Sedona is the best passenger vehicle on the market. With space for up to eight passengers, versatile seating and cargo options, and plenty of personality, there’s simply nothing better for families than a 2021 Sedona from Friendly Kia.  


How to Prepare Your Kia for a New Baby

Monday, August 24th, 2020
Man putting baby in car seat

Car Seat Installation and Inspection Locations in Tampa Bay 

If you are preparing to bring a new child home for the first time you may be finding yourself overwhelmed with things to do. One thing many new parents overlook is how to prepare their vehicle for their new baby. While installing a car seat is obvious, more goes into preparing your Kia for a new baby than just having the right seat installed. Check out our tips below for how to baby-proof your vehicle and see where you can get your car seat installation inspected at various locations in Tampa Bay.