Archive for June, 2020

How Far Can the 2020 Kia Telluride Drive on One Tank of Gas?

Tuesday, June 30th, 2020
2020 Kia Telluride driving

2020 Kia Telluride Mileage and Fuel Economy Specifications 

To put it simply, the 2020 Kia Telluride is a complete and total powerhouse. Earning award after award and snagging titles left and right, the 2020 Telluride is at the front of every car shopper’s mind. 


Kia in the News: June 2020

Monday, June 29th, 2020
Closeup of Kia Sorento with red tint and "Kia News Network Breaking News" text

Kia News for June 2020  

The month of June brought a lot of attention to the Kia brand. From the brand’s continued efforts with COVID-19 relief to an array of awards won by top models and the brand overall, June has been a big month for Kia.  


J.D. Power U.S. Initial Quality Study Ranks Kia Number One

Thursday, June 25th, 2020
Blue 2020 Kia Forte

What Brand Did J.D. Power Rank Number One? 

J.D. Power announced its rankings for the 2020 U.S. Initial Quality Study and for the sixth consecutive year the Kia brand was named the number one mass-market automotive brand. Not only was Kia ranked number one by J.D. Power, but it had multiple frontrunners that led the way for various segments, and it had two vehicles among the top 10 vehicles in the industry.  


Family Tree: Kia Cadenza

Wednesday, June 24th, 2020
Theory of Man evolution image with 2019 Kia Cadenza

Kia Cadenza Model History and Generations 

There has been quite a buzz around the Kia Cadenza lately thanks to its 2020 model that is set to join the automotive market sometime this year. While the Cadenza has only been a part of the U.S. Kia lineup since 2014, this luxury Kia model has brought quite a few changes over the years. This edition of Friendly Kia’s Family Tree is going to look at the evolution of the U.S. Kia Cadenza from when it first made its way over here to its latest refresh.  


2020 Kia Telluride Adds Two More Awards to Its Trophy Case

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020
Green 2020 Kia Telluride driving

2020 Wards 10 Best Interiors List Announced 

The 2020 Kia Telluride hasn’t been able to stop winning awards since it first joined the automotive scene. Already holding over 60 awards and titles since its debut, the Telluride is adding two more awards to its trophy case. This time around the Telluride has been named a part of the 2020 Wards 10 Best Interiors List and it has been named the New England Motor Press Association Winter SUV of the Year.  


Is the Kia Seltos Available as an Electric?

Monday, June 22nd, 2020
Yellow 2021 Kia Seltos

Electric Kia Seltos Rumors and Predictions 

At Friendly Kia we just can’t get enough of the 2021 Kia Seltos and now with rumors spinning about an electric model we can’t help but share the news.  


Where Can I Find Affordable Used Vehicles in Tampa?

Thursday, June 18th, 2020
Salesman showing customer a car

Pre-Owned Vehicles Under $10,000 Around Tampa 

Used vehicles are in high demand these days and shoppers around the Tampa Bay area may be wondering where they can find the best deals on used cars. Friendly Kia has a wide range of pre-owned vehicles in its showroom, including a sizable lineup of pre-owned vehicles under $10,000. 


What Colors Does the 2020 Kia Niro Come In?

Wednesday, June 17th, 2020
Side view of red 2020 Kia Niro

Guide to 2020 Kia Niro Color Options 

The 2020 Kia Niro compact crossover has brought quite a few enhancements to its 2020 mid-cycle refresh along with its palette of seven striking exterior paint color options. Chosen to complement every inch of this vehicle’s design, the available colors for the Niro are sure to impress. Get a look at each available option the 2020 Niro comes in with this guide to the 2020 Kia Niro color options.  


Understanding Down Payments and Trade-Ins

Tuesday, June 16th, 2020
Couple sitting on couch with salesman

Do I Need to Have a Down Payment? 

Hearing the promise of no down payments on a new vehicle can give you the push you’ve been looking for to get a new vehicle – but are no down payments a good thing? Do you need to have a down payment in the first place? Understanding down payments, vehicle financing, and vehicle trade-ins can be difficult. We at Friendly Kia want to make the car buying process as easy as possible which is why we’ve put together this helpful financing guide. Keep reading to learn more about automotive down payments and trade-ins. 


How Different are Kia Crossovers and SUVs?

Monday, June 15th, 2020
Green 2020 Kia Soul, Red 2020 Kia Niro, and green 2020 Kia Telluride

Kia Crossovers vs SUVs 

When it comes to vehicle classifications, the lines between model groups can get fuzzy. With titles such as crossover, subcompact crossover, SUV, full-size SUV, and mid-size SUV, how can you tell what is what? The Kia brand offers six different crossover and SUV models in its lineup and some shoppers at Friendly Kia have wondered how different Kia crossovers and SUVs are.