What’s Going on in Tampa Bay This Weekend?

By Product Expert | Posted in Local Events on Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019 at 6:05 PM
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Tampa Bay Events May 25 and May 26 2019

As we come into Memorial Day, we approach the holiday with a reverence that calls us to both remember the lives of those who sacrificed to preserve our ideals and celebrate those ideals by spending time enjoying our liberties. While for many Americans, this will mean a cookout and a shopping trip without work on Monday. Read the rest of this entry »

Buck Tourist Traps With One of These Great Unknown Getaways

By Product Expert | Posted in Local Events on Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019 at 5:56 PM
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Hidden Vacation Destinations in Florida

Memorial Day is this weekend and that means it is unofficially summer – for better or worse. Beyond simply the out-of-state rush to popular spots like Disneyworld, Busch Gardens and the Friendly Kia Visitor’s Lounge, however, you yourself may be looking for a great place to kick back with your family. Read the rest of this entry »

Stay Cool in a Kia with Automatic Climate Control

By Product Expert | Posted in General Information on Tuesday, May 21st, 2019 at 8:50 PM
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2019 Kia Models with Automatic Climate Control

As we all know, summer in West-Central Florida is the best time of year. No, wait…I read that wrong. Trying again: As well all know, summer in West-Central Florida may not be one of Dante’s circles of hell, but it’s the shower you take before diving into the actual circles. Read the rest of this entry »

Three Reasons to Consider the Departing Third-Generation Kia Soul over the New Model

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Soul on Monday, May 20th, 2019 at 7:56 PM
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Why Buy a 2019 Kia Soul?

You’ve seen the Kia Soul everywhere. A simple trip across town typically means driving past handfuls of first-generation and second-generation iterations of the popular sports-box crossover. Although the Kia Soul wasn’t a guaranteed success for the on-the-up manufacturer when it was released in 2009. It’s gone on to sell over one-million models. It’s also arguably responsible for the rise of the subcompact crossover segment. Read the rest of this entry »

Keep All Four Wheels on the Road with the Proper Tire Pressure

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Sorento on Friday, May 17th, 2019 at 6:30 PM
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Kia Sorento Tire Pressure PSI Recommendation

Carrying the mantle as a strong contender for both a family SUV and an adventure-ready light-off-roader, the Kia Sorento is a model whose entire history is documented on the roads around us. Featuring modern Kia reliability, even the oldest Sorrento models have held up extraordinarily well. Read the rest of this entry »

What’s Going on in Tampa Bay This Weekend?

By Product Expert | Posted in Local Events on Thursday, May 16th, 2019 at 5:27 PM
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Tampa Bay Events May 18 and May 19 2019

We were awestruck when it was almost Easter and even more so that we’re encroaching on Memorial Day. With this weekend being the last to get out and enjoy our region before the massive summer rush hits (and humidity peaks), we’d love to highlight some great ways to enjoy everything Tampa Bay has to offer this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Take a Road Trip in Comfort and Style This Summer

By Product Expert | Posted in General Information, Kia Forte, Kia Sorento, Kia Soul, Kia Stinger, Kia Telluride on Thursday, May 16th, 2019 at 5:07 PM
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Best Cars for Road Trips 2019

Summer is almost here and, nationwide, that means one thing – road trips! With kids out of school, a lack of traction-reducing inclement weather for much of the nation and long days, summer is the season everybody waits for to get behind the wheel and put the miles behind you. Read the rest of this entry »

Show Off Your Style with the 2020 Kia Soul

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Soul on Tuesday, May 14th, 2019 at 8:04 PM
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2020 Kia Soul Wheel Options

We know you know that the 2020 Kia Soul is a compelling statement that incorporates the legacy of the fun sports box and profoundly rethinks the way this heritage is expressed. It’s got more technology than the former model. It’s got more power than the former model. It’s got more practicality and a larger interior space than the former model. Read the rest of this entry »

Friendly Kia Spotlighted in Pasco County

By Product Expert | Posted in Friendly Kia News on Tuesday, May 14th, 2019 at 7:50 PM
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Great Values Mean More than Just Pricing at Friendly Kia

At Friendly Kia, we’ve always taken our role as members of the Pasco County/Northern Tampa Bay community very seriously. Simply put, we love New Port Richey and the surrounding area – the people, the geography (come on now, there are a few “hills,” the local business scene and the sheer variance of ways to spend your time. Read the rest of this entry »

Is the Kia Telluride a Luxury SUV?

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Telluride on Monday, May 13th, 2019 at 6:37 PM
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2020 Kia Telluride Luxury Features and Technology

When used to describe a vehicle, the term luxury isn’t as black-and-white as, say, fast or capable. Because everybody has a definition of what luxury means to them, it’s a nuanced term that may find some drivers appreciating certain features over one another. Read the rest of this entry »