Category Archives: Kia Brand

Silver 2021 Kia K5 driving

Friendly Kia Offers Budget-Friendly Kia Models in the Clearwater, St. Petersburg, Tampa, and New Port Richey Area

Best Kia Models Under $30,000 Tampa Bay FL 

The Kia brand is known for offering its shoppers mass-market prices that keep everything within budget. Here at Friendly Kia, we offer a variety of Kia sedans, crossovers, and SUVs that will fall well within your budget while still providing you with the latest styles and technology. As you search for a new vehicle you might be wondering what the best Kia models under $30,000 in Tampa Bay, FL, are. This guide from Friendly Kia is here to help you find the best Kia model in Tampa Bay that will fit your style and budget.  

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Red 2021 Kia Soul next to red Apple and Kia logos

Your Two Favorite Brands Are Collaborating on an Electric Car

Apple Invests in Kia to Build Electric Apple Car 

Things are already looking up in 2021 and the news just got even better. We are here to introduce you to (drumroll please): Kapple! Or maybe they’re going to go by Appia. We aren’t sure just yet, but what we do know is that Apple is set to collaborate with Kia and invest $3.6 billion into the brand.  

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Blue 2021 Kia K5

What is the Best Kia Vehicle Engine?

2021 Kia Engine Lineup and Power Specs Overview 

As more and more vehicles join the Kia lineup, the range of available engine options grows. Performance-focused drivers and eco-minded shoppers alike often ask us – what is the best Kia vehicle engine? We have compiled a list of all of the gas-powered 2021 Kia engines in the brand’s lineup along with their power specs to give you an overview of how each powerplant performs.  

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Blue 2022 Kia Carnival

Kia Sedona Makes Way for Kia Carnival Lineup

Is Kia Discontinuing the Kia Sedona? 

It seems that more and more vehicles these days are dropping off of brand lineups and model ranges are growing smaller. That’s not the case for the Kia brand. While Kia has removed some vehicles – such as the long-standing Kia Optima – it has replaced the outgoing models with all-new offerings.  

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Kia Rio Recognized for Best Certified Pre-Owned Value in America

Certified Pre-Owned Kia Vehicle Checklist 

The fun and sporty Kia Rio has been recognized for its incredible value and named a 2021 Vincentric “Best Certified Pre-Owned Value in America” in the Subcompact rankings. The Rio effortlessly outperformed the other seven competitors in the segment to take home the title. On average, ownership of the Rio costs 2.8% lower than expected among its segment, making the Rio an affordable CPO option for shoppers across Tampa Bay.  

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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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