Category Archives: Concept Vehicles

Kia Telluride truck mockup

What’s Going on With the Kia Pickup Truck?

Kia Truck Updates U.S. Release Date and Availability 

Kia has been a great model for the automotive market as it continues to tailor its lineup of vehicles to meet the needs of its consumers. Nearly every mark has been hit on by Kia, from its small but mighty cars to its midsize sedans to powerhouse SUVs and new multi-purpose vehicles. One area, though, that the U.S. market has been waiting for is the Kia pickup truck.  

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Kia Imagine Concept

Will Kia Make the Imagine Concept?

Kia Imagine EV Production and Release Date 

What first was unveiled nearly a year ago at the 2019 Geneva Auto Show will soon spawn into a living being. Well, as much of a living being as a vehicle can become. The Kia Imagine EV concept vehicle, which at one point in time was expected to stay in the concept phase, is soon going to become the brand’s high-performance flagship model. 

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pixelated kia truck on stylized background

Let’s Catch Up with Those Kia Pickup Truck Rumors

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.

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Kia Imagine Concept

How Kia Plans to Contribute to the Electric Vehicle Revolution

Kia EV Models and Technology

One of the hottest topics in the automotive industry right now is electrification. Beyond simply the big headline-grabbing (for good and bad reasons) players in the field, every manufacturer is seemingly introducing new electric vehicles or electric variants of current vehicles to the market, hoping to be the brand that successfully challenges the likes of Tesla. Read the rest of this entry >>

Kia Telluride truck mockup

Where is that Rumored Kia Truck?

Kia Truck Release Date and Rumors

We like to split our time here on the Friendly Kia Blog between showing what is in the form of current model specs, features, comparisons etc. and what could be in the form of Kia concepts, Kias You Can’t Buy in the United States and more. As a brand with both two feet on the ground and a head in the clouds, Kia has mastered the art of remaining aspirational and thought-leading without ever overpromising. Read the rest of this entry >>

Kia Trackster isometric view

Do Two Soulful Concepts Light the Way Ahead for Kia?

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. Read the rest of this entry >>

shadowed kia selto on generic background

What We Know About the Kia Seltos

2020 Kia Seltos – Speculation

With multiple award-winning models like the 2019 Kia Forte, 2019 Kia Stinger and 2019 Kia Sorento, it’s hard to look at Kia’s lineup with any critique of incompleteness. After all, Kia offers models that meet both wide demand like the Kia Sportage, Kia Forte and Kia Telluride and more niche/narrow demand like the Kia Stinger, Kia Niro and Kia Sedona. Read the rest of this entry >>

kia pop concept hood and headlights

Will Kia Ever Produce and Release the Kia POP?

Kia POP Release Date and Likelihood of Production

Although the Kia of the late 1990s and early 2000s was an organization primarily concerned with value in the vehicles they made, the Kia of today is a future-thinking juggernaut that aims to deliver unbeatable value courtesy of safety, dependability, style and a massive set of standard features. Read the rest of this entry >>