Category Archives: Coming Soon

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What Will the 2019 Kia Forte5 Look Like?

2019 Kia Forte5 Specs and Release Date Speculation

We’re still living off the amazing high that is the release of the 2019 Kia Forte. With the 2019 Kia Forte, Kia has again both challenged and led the compact car class, elevating the small and high-value vehicles to a stylish and feature-packed plane. The design alone is one of our favorite things about the 2019 Kia Forte. It’s sleek, it’s got the aggressive exterior elements of the Kia Stinger and the luxurious interior elements of a car like the K900. Read the rest of this entry >>

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How Far Can the Kia Niro EV Go Between Charges?

Kia Niro EV Electric Range and Release Date

Reporting on concept vehicles is a bittersweet part of the work we do here on the Friendly Kia blog. On one hand, it’s amazing to see the futuristic, cutting-edge designs Kia can come up with when unencumbered with safety and efficiency regulations. They’re works of art in the fullest sense of the word “art.” Read the rest of this entry >>

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What to Expect on the 2019 Kia Soul?

2019 Kia Soul Release Date and Presumed Features

When the original Volkswagen Beetle made its leap to the United States, it was a completely different vehicle than what was popular in the late 1940s. The post-war era in America was, after all, one of indulgence and excess in automotive design. Cars became gigantic land-yachts, with chrome fins and bumpers to show off the strength and decadence of U.S. manufacturing. Read the rest of this entry >>

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Kias in the News: April 2018

Kia News April 2018

Have you ever seen the newspaper from a small town? Typically, the front-page spread features riveting headlines such as COMMITTEE AGREES BUDGET FOR OAK LN SIDEWALK REPAIR, RARE HERB ALPERT ALBUM FOUND AT COMMUNITY CHURCH RUMMAGE SALE or VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAM QUALIFIES FOR DIVISION 19 TOURNAMENT. Looking at these papers gives you a quaint picture of a place where not a lot happens. Read the rest of this entry >>

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What Did Kia Bring to the 2018 New York International Auto Show?

Which 2019 Kia Models Have Been Released?

If you’ve been following our blog and social media lately, you have probably felt a lot like we have – that it’s been a while since Kia has dropped a major announcement about new 2019 models. Although we’re still only into the spring of 2018, Kia’s reputation has been one of the early surprises. Read the rest of this entry >>

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Notes from the Rebellion: 2019 Kia Forte

2019 Kia Forte Vs. 2018 Kia Forte

We’ve been patiently waiting to announce information on the newest threat to BIG3, Kia’s score-settling, table-turning redesigned compact car, the 2019 Kia Forte and we have it now. Having spent the better part of the Christmas holiday in hiding, we the rebellion have been eagerly awaiting Kia’s latest release only to be surprised and impressed by what is now offered in a compact car. Read the rest of this entry >>

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Full-Size Kia Telluride SUV Set for Production

Kia Telluride Release Date and Information

If they made a talking doll out of us at Friendly Kia, chances are one of its many phrases would be “Kia listens.” We say it all the time and it’s true! More than any other company in the automotive market, Kia has built a reputation for giving drivers what they want. Drivers said they wanted a luxury car that could outperform German and Japanese luxury brands, and Kia gave them the Cadenza. Read the rest of this entry >>