Why the Kia Sorento is the Best Crossover on the Market

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Sorento on Monday, January 27th, 2020 at 8:15 PM
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Five Reasons to Love the Kia Sorento

Kia has a long and proud history of developing models that transcend and shape the automotive segments in which they compete. When the Kia Soul debuted in 2009, for example, its primary competition was compact cars. These days, we see it as the genesis of the subcompact crossover class which has grown astronomically and now sees Kia with three entries.

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Has the Kia Seltos Already Won the Game?

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Seltos on Friday, January 24th, 2020 at 7:11 PM
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Kia Seltos Vs. Subcompact SUV Competition: Pre-Release Matchup

As Kia has most recently proven with the releases of the Kia Niro, Kia Stinger and Kia Telluride, new models aren’t just the result of a brand trying to occupy more space by converting an existing model into a compromise. They’re dynamic entries into a market that is rife with opportunities to exceed expectations.

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What’s Going on in Tampa Bay this Weekend?

By Product Expert | Posted in Local Events on Thursday, January 23rd, 2020 at 7:48 PM
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Tampa Bay Events January 25 and January 26, 2020

Whether you can believe it or not, it’s already Gasparilla weekend. Both in line with the celebration and in addition to it, we’ve got so many incredible things happening here in Tampa Bay.

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What is Kia’s 2020 Big Game Ad About?

By Product Expert | Posted in Commercials on Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020 at 8:06 PM
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Kia 2020 Super Bowl Ad Details

Every year, the Big Game (which happens to go by another name that is remarkably similar to Superb Owl) marks the opportunity for football fans across the nation to see the best teams from the American and National conferences battle it out for the title of NFL champion.

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What Improvements and Updates are we Likely to See for Kia’s Fun Compact SUV?

By Product Expert | Posted in Coming Soon, Kia Sportage on Tuesday, January 21st, 2020 at 7:21 PM
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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.

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What Will the Next Kia Stinger Bring to the Table?

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Stinger on Monday, January 20th, 2020 at 9:28 PM
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2021 Kia Stinger Specs and Features Speculation

Since its release two years ago, the Kia Stinger has quickly risen to the status of “legend” within Kia’s lineup, winning awards like a Best Engine from Wards, Best Interior from Wards and a Top Safety Pick distinction from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).

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The 2020 Kia Telluride Can’t Stop Winning Awards

By Product Expert | Posted in Awards, Kia Telluride on Friday, January 17th, 2020 at 7:05 PM
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Kia Telluride Reviews and Awards in 2020

If the title of this article sounds familiar, it’s because we recently published a blog detailing the Kia Telluride’s award cabinet just a month or so ago. Even back then, we were staggered by the dominance the Kia Telluride is exhibiting over a class full of good models like the Honda Pilot, Toyota Highlander, Ford Explorer and Volvo XC90.

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What’s Going on in Tampa Bay this Weekend?

By Product Expert | Posted in Local Events on Thursday, January 16th, 2020 at 8:51 PM
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Tampa Bay Events January 18, and January 19, 2020

It’s Gasparilla season here in Tampa Bay and we are so here for it. This weekend consequently brings a huge slathering of events for those inclined or disinclined to the piratey festivities that mark the late-January-through-April time in the Bay.

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How Much Does the 2021 Kia Seltos Cost?

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Seltos on Thursday, January 16th, 2020 at 8:35 PM
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2021 Kia Seltos MSRP by Trim Level

Arriving in just a few short months, the 2021 Kia Seltos fills an important gap in Kia’s lineup – namely a subcompact SUV with all-wheel drive and emphasized off-road capability.

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What is the 2020 North American SUV of the Year?

By Product Expert | Posted in Awards, Kia Telluride on Monday, January 13th, 2020 at 5:42 PM
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2020 North American SUV of the Year Winner Announced

We’re big fans of the awards season here on the Friendly Kia Blog. In case it wasn’t clear, we love a lot of different pop culture. The awards season brings us back to the previous year, reminding us of the great times we had at the movies, in front of our TVs or maybe just driving around listening to a heat-seeking album.

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