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Friendly Kia Embraces Holidays On Us Mantra with Year-End Sales

Where Can I Get the Best Vehicle Sales in Tampa Bay? 

The holiday season is in full swing here at Friendly Kia and our year-end sales are bringing some of the best vehicle incentives to the Tampa Bay area. This year Kia has put a “Command the Season” mantra out there for this holiday season but given that we are in the heart of Florida, there isn’t much of a winter season we need to command here. Because of this, Friendly Kia is taking on last year’s “Holidays On Us” mantra and offering year-end sales that are sure to please.  

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Friendly Kia Offers New Vehicle Deals That are Sweet as Candy

New and Used Kia Vehicle Deals Near Me Tampa Bay 

Halloween season is nearly over but the sweet deals aren’t ending at Friendly Kia near Tampa Bay. Our Florida Kia dealership is offering new Kia vehicle deals that will appeal to your sweet tooth even once Halloween is over. We have deals and discounts on the latest new Kia vehicles, including the Kia K5, plus some major savings on our used inventory.  

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White 2021 Kia Telluride on manufacturing line

Are All Kia Cars Built in America?

Where are Kia Vehicles Made? 

Up until 2006, all Kia vehicles were made outside of North America, meaning any Kia vehicle you saw on the road was made overseas. These days, though, six of our beloved Kia vehicles are built in North America, with different models coming from two different manufacturing plants. Being a South Korean brand, many shoppers wonder if the vehicles themselves all come from South Korea. Get a look at exactly where your Kia vehicle was built in this Kia brand production location overview from Friendly Kia.  

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Where Can I Upgrade My Lease to a Kia Seltos Near Clearwater?

Kia Lease Trade-In and Buyouts Tampa Bay 

With so many new vehicles hitting the automotive scene this fall, many Tampa Bay-area shoppers have been asking our team about trading in their current Kia lease model to upgrade to the latest Kia vehicles, like the 2021 Kia Seltos. Our lease trade-in and lease buyout programs make getting yourself behind the wheel of a new Kia model near Clearwater simple.  

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When Do We Turn the Clocks Back in 2020?

When Does Daylight Savings Time End in Florida 2020? 

The time to turn back our clocks is nearly here, meaning we are getting closer and closer to earlier sunrises and sunsets here in Florida. The end of Daylight Saving Time is quickly approaching and like many around our great state, you have likely found yourself Googling “when does Daylight Saving Time end in Florida 2020?”  

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How Much is a 2018 Kia Soul Worth?

Tampa Bay Kia Vehicle Trade-In Information  

If you’ve found yourself considering taking the plunge and upgrading to a new vehicle, you may be wondering how much your current vehicle is worth. At Friendly Kia, we offer free trade appraisals and rapid quotes so you know right away how much we can offer for your trade-in. Quit wondering how much your current vehicle is worth around Florida and instead use the online appraisal tool here on our website for instant results.  

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Step-By-Step Guide to Cleaning Coffee Out of Kia Seats

How to Clean Spilled Coffee on Vehicle Seats 

Whether it’s your first cup of the day or your fourth, nothing quite compares to that terrible feeling of hitting a bump in the road or taking a turn too tight and your fresh cup of coffee goes flying. If you’ve recently found yourself in this situation and need to figure out how to clean spilled coffee out of your Kia Forte seats quickly, this guide is for you.  

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Green 2021 Kia Telluride

How Much Space Is in Each 2021 Kia Telluride Row?

2021 Kia Telluride Rear Legroom and Cargo Space 

Since the beginning the Kia Telluride has been taking home award after award, expanding its trophy case to more than 60 awards and titles. One of its most recognized and awarded features is its spacious seating and cargo area. The Telluride offers ample legroom in every row and plenty of space for cargo and passengers. But how big is the Kia Telluride and how much space is in each row? 

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Emergency Preparedness: CPR

How to Perform CPR and Local CPR Lessons Tampa Bay 

Being prepared for a wide range of emergencies is critical and as we continue to be in the middle of hurricane season our team at Friendly Kia has been putting together a series of emergency preparedness guides. So far we have covered hurricanes and swimming lessons and this time around we’ll be going over CPR.  

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