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What Are the Best 2017 Albums to Listen to in 2018 Kia Models?

Best Albums of 2017 Meet the Best Vehicles of 2018

At Friendly Kia, we love to show just how exciting and relevant Kia models are by comparing them to things with which EVERYBODY is familiar. Some recent examples have included comparing new Kia models to holiday foods and sharing how 2018 Kia Models could make your favorite movies shorter. Simply put, we believe Kia models, like holiday foods and movies, are vehicles for everybody! Read the rest of this entry >>

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What Did the Friendly Kia Dogs Get for Christmas?

Welcome back! If you’re reading this, it likely means you’re enjoying the kind of downtime that only follows a long holiday. Either that or you’re holed up somewhere in the house avoiding heated political debate with relatives who have well overstayed their welcome. We hear you!

With Christmas being in the rearview mirror (or for a more appropriate 2018 metaphor: backup camera), we want to continue holiday cheer by sharing a little bit about what Ellie and Gilly, the Friendly Kia dogs, received for Christmas: Read the rest of this entry >>

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Direct Current 2: Stamkos-Claus is Coming to Town

Tampa Bay Lightning News – December 20, 2017

As we come to the end of December, it’s a time for reflection and looking back on the year with introspection and wonder. It’s also a great time of year to get FIRED UP about just how good our Tampa Bay Lightning have been this year.

Our last blog, which you can read here, left off with a bit of doubt over whether or not the Lightning were going to be able to hold on to their earlier form and continue on the path to glory that we had predicted in our earlier Lightning writing. Read the rest of this entry >>

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How 2018 Kia Models Could Make Your Favorite Movies Shorter

2018 Kia Models Specs and Features on the Silver Screen

Here at Friendly Kia, we really like movies. We’re guessing you do too. Like the comfortable and fuel-efficient Kia Sorento, movies allow us to escape into a different world for a couple of hours and just enjoy something.

People have been making movies for over 100 years, meaning there’s usually something out there you’ll enjoy – whether it’s the push/pull plot of a good romantic comedy like Pretty Woman, or the epic battleground shots of Braveheart. Read the rest of this entry >>

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The Battle of Rio

Kia Rio Vs. The Competition

If you’re a longtime follower of our blog, well thank you! You probably know that we love word play and pitting Kia models against people, places and things that share their names or syllables. We’ve done it before with the Forte, the Cadenza and now…everybody’s favorite subcompact sedan and hatchback – the 2018 Kia Rio! Read the rest of this entry >>