Archive for December, 2019

Kia Best Decade (So Far) Summarized

Tuesday, December 31st, 2019
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Kia’s Greatest Hits 2010-2019

If you’re like us, the arrival of the 20s has snuck up on you like the “clever girl” velociraptor in Jurassic Park. It’s true – we’re already looking at a new decade that has come and went with some of the most interesting, controversial and historically important moments and trends that are sure to mark our culture for decades to come.


Let’s Catch Up with Those Kia Pickup Truck Rumors

Monday, December 30th, 2019
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Will Kia Release a Kia Truck in 2020?

Value leader, industry champion and even automotive outlaw: Kia is known as many things in the market. One thing they’ve been especially good at, however, is tailoring a lineup that meets the needs of the markets they serve.

For instance, in Europe where the streets are narrower and parking is limited, Kia sells a vehicle even smaller than the Kia Rio called the Kia Picanto.


What’s Going on in Tampa Bay for New Year’s Eve?

Thursday, December 26th, 2019
Tampa Bay skyline with superimposed fireworks and "What's Going on in the Area this Weekend" text

Tampa Bay Events New Year’s Eve 2019

Hey, in a few days we’ll be as close to 1960 as 1900 is. If that’s not freaking your mind like Chris Angel, you definitely have a better sense of time’s progression than we do.


See the Impressive Changes Kia Has Made to the Kia Niro

Thursday, December 26th, 2019
2020 kia niro in red driving around st petersburg florida

2020 Kia Niro Vs. 2019 Kia Niro

Sometimes under the radar is the best place to be.

Although the Kia Niro is a vehicle that in many ways bests class mainstays like the Toyota Prius, it’s beauty and elegance have been in its lack of ostentatious body styling or bright neon coloring. It’s a hybrid, plug-in hybrid and battery-electric vehicle that doesn’t want to scream about eco-friendly it is. We respect that.


What Colors Can I Get the Kia Seltos In?

Friday, December 20th, 2019
head-on look of 2021 kia seltos in starbright yellow

2021 Kia Seltos Color Options

A herald of Kia’s intentions to flip the subcompact SUV class on its head, the Kia Seltos is already a lightning rod of automotive interest despite presumably being three or four months from release.


What Trim Levels are Available for the 2020 Kia Stinger?

Thursday, December 19th, 2019
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2020 Kia Stinger Trim Level Options

Bold and game-changing, the Kia Stinger is a sports car that by all accounts shouldn’t exist. After all, a 350+-horsepower luxury sports sedan on the market is one thing. To have that car come out of Kia and not one of the German brands, however, is quite another.


What’s Going on in Tampa Bay this Weekend?

Thursday, December 19th, 2019
Tampa skyline with "What's going on in the area this weekend" image superimposed

Tampa Bay Events Christmas Weekend 2019

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas around Tampa Bay. It’s also beginning to look a lot like Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Omisoka, New Year’s Eve, Solstice, Hogmanay, Boxing Day, Festivus and any other reason for joining together to honor the sacred wherever you might find it.


Midsize is “Just Right” For Kia Cars and SUVs

Wednesday, December 18th, 2019
kia optima and kia sorento side by side

Kia Optima and Kia Sorento Value Leaders

Everyone knows the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears. For those who may be a bit rusty, however, the story sees a young woman trespass into a home owned by three bears and try out each of their things before, as if under an annoying curse, always deciding that the third and final option is the perfect one. She is caught by the bears after sleeping and runs away.


Which Kia Models Have Good Safety Ratings?

Tuesday, December 17th, 2019
2020 kia optima driving on the coast

Kia Safety Ratings and Features in 2019

Your airbags and seatbelts and pretensioners and collapsible steering columns are tiny sources of comfort and confidence while you drive. They’ve always been there for you, just like they’ve always been in the automobile.


What’s New on the 2020 Kia Stinger?

Tuesday, December 17th, 2019
Blue 2020 Kia Stinger

2020 Kia Stinger Vs. 2019 Kia Stinger

As one of the most talked-about models on the market today, the Kia Stinger is nothing short of a surprising entry from both Kia and the mass-market segment in general.