Category Archives: Kia Sorento

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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Yellow 2021 Kia Seltos driving through mud

Find AWD-Equipped Kia Models at Friendly Kia in New Port Richey FL

All-Wheel Drive Kia SUVs and Sedans Near Clearwater and St. Petersburg 

If you’re looking for your next Kia around New Port Richey, FL, one thing on your list might be all-wheel drive. AWD-equipped Kia models offer an improved performance on the road with added traction control and capability. Kia AWD models bring better handling to the streets of Clearwater and St. Petersburg, offering a boost of confidence for drivers behind the wheel.  

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Lineup of three 2021 Kia Sorento models

Kia Sorento Wins a Top Spot on PARENTS’ List of Best Family Cars 2021

2021 Kia Sorento Safety and Convenience Features 

The 2021 Kia Sorento has earned a winning spot among the PARENTS Magazine Best Family Cars 2021 winners. A hit source for moms and families on the go, PARENTS Magazine chose this year’s winners based on the family-friendly cabin features, performance, and safety options in more than 50 competing new model vehicles. The 2021 model year welcomed an outstanding lineup of safety and convenience features for the Kia Sorento, which is just one area of updates that earned this overhauled family SUV the title of “Best Redesign” in the three-row SUV category.   

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Rear view of blue 2021 Kia K5

Kia Sorento and K5 Rank in Top 10 Among 2021 World Car of the Year Rankings

Award-Winning 2021 Kia K5 and Kia Sorento in Tampa Bay 

The 2021 Kia K5 and Sorento have found their way to the Top 10 for this year’s World Car of the Year Awards. The top-10 selection for the two models follows last year’s win for the 2021 Kia Telluride as the World Car of the Year and the World Urban Car win for the Kia Soul EV.  

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Green 2021 Kia Sorento X-Line

Five Kia Models Named 2021 Editors’ Choice Award Winners by Car and Driver

Which Kia Vehicles Won Car and Driver Awards?  

Car and Driver has released its 2021 Editors’ Choice Award list of vehicles that represent 2021’s standard of excellence. The organization chose winners from over 400 tested models and five Kia vehicles took home the top spot in their segments.  

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White 2018 Kia Sorento

J.D. Power Awards Kia With Top Dependability Brand Award

Is Kia a Dependable Car Brand? 

The results are in and it’s just as we expected: Kia owners reported the fewest problems in their new vehicles after owning their vehicles for three years. In this year’s J.D. Power Brand Dependability study, the Kia brand leaped over six spots to take home the top position among mass-market brands. Not only did the Kia brand take home the top spot overall, but the Kia Sorento, Sportage, and Optima also ranked number one in each of their respective segments.  

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Green 2021 Kia Sorento

2021 Kia Sorento and 2021 Kia Sportage Deals in Tampa Bay

2021 Kia Sorento and 2021 Kia Sportage Deals in Tampa Bay 

The Kia lineup of crossovers available at Friendly Kia is sure to fit the needs of any Tampa Bay driver. Whether it’s the style of crossovers that you love or their spaciousness and versatility, the Kia range of crossovers will check all the boxes on your list of must-haves. 

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Blue 2021 Kia K5

Kia K5 and Sorento Deemed “Best New Cars for 2021” By Autotrader

What is the Best New Kia to Get? 

Two of the Kia brand’s newest models have quickly skyrocketed to success at the top of the brand’s lineup. The popularity of the Kia K5 and all-new Kia Sorento continues to rise and now Autotrader has awarded both of these vehicles with a spot in its “Best New Cars for 2021” ranking. These awards are just two of the latest titles earned by the world-class Kia vehicle lineup.  

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Green 2021 Kia Sorento and blue 2021 Kia Sportage

Is the Kia Sorento Better Than the Kia Sportage?

2021 Kia Sportage vs. 2021 Kia Sorento 

In the Friendly Kia showroom, we often get asked about which model is better than another. Is the Kia Sorento better than the Kia Sportage? How much better is the Telluride than the Seltos? Which Kia model is the best? 

In our eyes, every Kia model is the best and every award won by the Kia lineup and various models is here to back us up. One question we get asked more than any, though, is whether the Kia Sorento or Kia Sportage is the right model for a customer. Each of these Kia vehicles offers an incredible value and lasting reliability for drivers. To answer the question of which one is better for you, we’ve put together this 2021 Kia Sportage vs 2021 Kia Sorento comparison guide.  

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