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What’s Going on in Tampa Bay This Weekend?

Tampa Bay Events March 24 and 25, 2018

Our goal at Friendly Kia is and has always been, to make the community as strong and unified as possible. Selling Kias, which consistently outpace Japanese, European and domestic competition for reliability and features, is just the “How” part of our goal. Another way we achieve that goal is by setting an example. We believe local businesses can be more than just a place in a city.

Being members of the community, and knowing the people who we’re serving are our friends and neighbors, gets us out of bed every morning! All of that to say, we care a lot about where we are. Read the rest of this entry >>

The Best Songs Featuring Kia Model Names

2018 Kia Model Song Names

If you’re a frequent reader of our blog, you know that the version of Mary Poppins’ Favorite Things song would go like this for us:

“The Sportage and Soul and Forte and Sorento

Movies like Rear Window, Star Wars and Memento

Dogs in our showroom, cars in which we can sing

These are a few of our favorite things!” Read the rest of this entry >>

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Kias You Can’t Buy in the US: The Kia pro_cee’d

Kia pro_cee’d U.S. Release Date and Availability

If there are two things that can be said about Kia, it’s that they understand their markets and they like to give their vehicles strange names. Sure, the North American market is a bit of an exception to that second post as Kia’s here have names that all work to describe and flesh out the personality of the vehicle with their badge. Read the rest of this entry >>

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Go Green with the 2018 Kia Soul!

Which 2018 Cars Come in Green?

“We are all Irish on this blessed day,” is a quote we can behind. Even if you don’t have any Irish blood in you, it’s easy to see why the light-hearted festivities of St. Patrick’s Day are appealing to most people looking to have an enjoyable time. These festivities usually include attending an Irish parade or festival, drinking green-dyed beer (or for a more authentic experience, dark Irish stout beer) and of course wearing green! Read the rest of this entry >>