Category Archives: Kia Forte

2021 Kia Sportage front seats

Which Five Kia Models Rank the Best in the J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Initial Quality Study?

Kia Vehicles Earn Top Spots in a 2021 Quality Study by J.D. Power 

Which five Kia models rank the best in the J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Initial Quality Study? Five Kia vehicles earn top spots in a 2021 quality study by J.D. Power. You can learn more about these five models below or here at Friendly Kia, your local dealership in New Port Richey, FL. 

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2021 Kia Forte kicking up dirt

What Are the Most Affordable Cars at Friendly Kia?

New 2021 Kia Vehicles Under $20,000 in Tampa Bay

Kia vehicles are known for many things, including safety, low maintenance costs, and great warranty coverage. What you might not know is that Kia is also praised as one of the most affordable mainstream brands on the modern market. This guide takes a closer look at some of the new 2021 Kia vehicles under $20,000 available here at the Friendly Kia dealership in Tampa Bay this summer.

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2021 Kia Niro on highway

Top Fuel-Efficient Cars and SUVs at Friendly Kia for Summer 2021

New Kia Models that Get 30 mpg in Tampa Bay

Are you shopping for a fuel-efficient new car or crossover near Tampa Bay? The modern Kia lineup is full of options that earn EPA-estimated scores of up to 30 mpg or higher. Here are some of those entries that you might find here on the Friendly Kia lot throughout the summer of 2021.

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Blue 2021 Kia Forte parked in front of water

What is a Kia Forte?

2021 Kia Forte Sedans Near Tampa Bay and Clearwater 

The Kia Forte at Friendly Kia offers shoppers a luxurious feel on the road for a modest and budget-friendly price. Kia Forte models have evolved into a star-studded segment leader after three generations on the road, hitting the market originally in 2010. Being one of the most popular nameplates in the Kia lineup, some shoppers still wonder – what is a Kia Forte? 

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Blue 2021 Kia Forte

What’s New for the 2022 Kia Forte?

2022 Kia Forte Design Update Predictions and Speculations 

The ever-changing faces of Kia vehicles never fail to impress and the brand’s lineup here in New Port Richey, FL, is only getting better. The 2022 Kia model year is already offering enthusiasts a lot to talk about with just two vehicles on the market and a handful of confirmed model updates. The brand’s staple compact sedan, the Kia Forte, is set to get a revamp for the 2022 model year – and even maybe a new name.  

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Silver 2022 Kia K8 driving

Sedans are Here to Stay – Even as Crossover Demand Rises

Are Sedans on Their Way Out? 

These days it seems like more and more automakers are straying away from the sedan market as the demand for crossovers and SUVs continues to rise. Many drivers are turning towards larger vehicles for their daily travels, opting for mid-size SUVs and small crossovers in place of the once-booming sedan market. This isn’t the case for Kia. 

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Closeup of grille and taillight on 2021 Kia Forte GT models

Kia Forte GT Brings Track-Ready Style to Tampa Bay

2021 Kia Forte GT Design and Performance 

The Kia Forte GT trim is offering a track-ready style that is bolder than ever before. The 2021 Kia Forte GT finishes off the Forte lineup and brings bold features and amenities that will have Tampa Bay drivers jumping at the chance to get behind the wheel. If you’ve been considering a new 2021 Kia Forte GT model, get a look at its design and performance below in this guide from the Friendly Kia team near Tampa Bay.  

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Blue 2020 Kia Rio and Blue 2021 Kia Forte

Kia vs Kia – Should I Get a Rio or a Forte?

2020 Kia Rio vs 2021 Kia Forte 

The smallest Kia sedan in the lineup continues to be the 2020 Kia Rio, followed by the next-in-line 2021 Kia Forte. Both Kia models have been staples in the lineup, offering their own unique blends of features and amenities. Shoppers from around Tampa Bay who are eager to get behind the wheel of a new Kia sedan often find themselves stuck and asking our team, “Should I get a Rio or a Forte?” 

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Side view of red 2021 Kia Forte

What’s New for the 2021 Kia Forte?

2021 Kia Forte Standard Features and Updates 

The Kia Forte has been a strong contender among the compact sedan segment and a staple member of the Kia lineup from the very beginning. Evolving over the years, the Forte has been crafted into a finely tuned vehicle that is set to fit any driver’s lifestyle. Its once rounded shape has been sculpted into the vehicle we know today, accented by key performance cues and icons.  

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