Archive for July, 2019

Compare the Kia Stinger to its Conceptual Predecessors

Friday, July 26th, 2019
Kia GT Concept from rear three quarter

Kia GT Concept Vs. Kia Stinger 

As a company that embodies the qualities of a “thought leader” in the automotive engineering and design space, Kia is always on the cutting edge of the exciting things happening and the exciting things that are around the corner for the market. (more…)

What’s Going on in Tampa Bay This Weekend?

Thursday, July 25th, 2019
Tampa skyline with "What's going on in the area this weekend" image superimposed

Tampa Bay Events July 27 and July 28 2019

As we roll like thunder clouds into the wet and stormy months of August and September, we’re trying to find ways to take our mind off of the less-than-pleasant weather that is almost certainly ahead. (more…)

Why Tablet-Style Screens are Better Infotainment Units

Thursday, July 25th, 2019
2020 Kia Forte GT interior

In Defense of the Floating Touchscreen

When Ben Kenobi said, “You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy,” in 1977’s Star Wars, he was just as likely talking about any comment section online as he was the gritty spaceport town of Mos Eisley. (more…)

Check out the new Kia Stinger’s Incredible Acceleration

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019
red 2019 kia stinger

2019 Kia Stinger 0-60 Acceleration

As Kia’s first real “halo car,” the Kia Stinger has become synonymous with the idea that performance and luxury don’t belong to anybody or any badge. (more…)

Kias You Can’t Buy in the U.S.: The Kia XCeed

Monday, July 22nd, 2019
young couple sad because they can't buy a kia xceed in the us

Kia XCeed U.S. Release Date and Availability

When it comes to Kia’s lineup, there’s something for everyone and then some. This is especially true in the European market that sees omissions from the U.S. market like the Kia Telluride in favor of smaller vehicles that can better navigate the dense and narrow streets like the Kia Ceed. (more…)

When Should I Change the Oil in my Kia Sportage?

Friday, July 19th, 2019
motor oil

Kia Sportage Oil Change Interval and Frequency

If you’re looking for comfortable, economic and surprisingly capable transportation, the Kia Sportage is the ticket. As a compact SUV with plenty of interior space, a luxurious interior and something unheard of in the compact SUV segment – personality – the Kia Sportage has been a class favorite for decades. (more…)

What’s Going on in Tampa Bay This Weekend?

Thursday, July 18th, 2019
Tampa skyline with "What's going on in the area this weekend" image superimposed

Tampa Bay Events July 20 and July 21 2019

With a warm, humid and rainy weekend ahead, you’re probably looking for stuff to do and pull you out of the funk being trapped in your house can bring about.

Luckily, as we do every week, we’ve got the best things going on this weekend in Tampa Bay.

Check them out! (more…)

Do Two Soulful Concepts Light the Way Ahead for Kia?

Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
Kia Trackster isometric view

Kia Trackster Vs. Kia Trailster Comparison and Future

Kia’s recent history has made them a leader in automotive value across the market. It’s also been a period, however, that has seen the company – once known for producing only inexpensive cars devoid of features and power – transform into an authoritative thought leader in the fields of automotive design and engineering. This has made paying attention to Kia’s concepts an important endeavor for those looking to see where the industry is headed. (more…)

Which Dealers will Carry the 2020 Kia Stinger GTS?

Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
2020 Kia Stinger GTS pixel art

2020 Kia Stinger GTS Price and Availability

When it releases to dealers this summer, the Kia Stinger GTS will be an instant hit. We have a feeling that it’s going to knock the socks off of the Kia product planning team that built it as a limited edition and isn’t making more than a few hundred of them. (more…)

Like to Be Happy After Buying Something? Get a Kia Vehicle!

Monday, July 15th, 2019
2019 kia sedona against sunset

2019 J.D. Power Initial Quality Winner and Mass-Market Leaders

Be it a video game that we spent months getting hyped for, tickets to a sporting event or even a really nice pair of sneakers, the anticipation we experience before making a big purchase almost always exceeds the enjoyment from the actual item or event. (more…)