Category Archives: Kia Sportage

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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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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Black 2021 Kia Telluride

Which Kia Vehicles Offer a Nightfall Edition?

Kia Nightfall Edition Models 

If you have been on the hunt for a stealth SUV, then one of the Kia Nightfall Edition models is sure to suit your style. The Kia brand has been adding Nightfall Edition variants to its lineup to bring even more style to shoppers. If you love the color black or just want a darkened new vehicle, you’ll easily find your fit in one of these Kia vehicles. 

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Red 2021 Kia Sportage driving

How Much Can the Sportage Tow?

2021 Kia Sportage Towing Specs and Cargo Space 

Tampa Bay shoppers looking for their next adventure-set SUV will find the 2021 Kia Sportage from Friendly Kia checks all of the boxes. This SUV is ready for daily commutes, weekend getaways, and month-long road trips. The Sportage offers ample interior space for passengers and cargo, so you never have to take more than one trip. Shoppers considering a new Sportage for their next getaway may be curious to know how much the Sportage can tow. This 2021 Kia Sportage towing specs and cargo space guide is here to give you all of the answers. 

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Family waving out window

Kia Lineup Offers Best Vehicles for Families

Best Kia Vehicles for Families 

The Kia lineup delivers in every category, from SUVs to crossovers to sedans to vans. With over 15 vehicles in its catalog, the Kia brand offers the perfect automotive option for every driver and lifestyle. If your family is looking for its next vehicle, the Kia lineup offers some of the best vehicles for families that are sure to hit every mark.  

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Red 2021 Kia Sportage driving

When Is the Kia Sportage/NQ5 Coming to the U.S.?

Fifth-Generation 2022 Kia Sportage NQ5 Predictions and Release Date 

The Kia Sportage received its last total redesign back in 2017 and now it’s just about time for a new generation of Sportage design. The 2022 Kia Sportage, also code-named the Kia NQ5 while in production, is predicted to be released in South Korea in April 2021 and come to the U.S. in the second half of 2021, however, an official release date has not been confirmed. A few spy shots of the fifth-generation Kia Sportage have been circulating online and our team and Friendly Kia can’t help but get excited about what’s to come for this Sportage model.  

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Silver 2021 Kia Sportage Nightfall Edition

What’s Included in the Sportage Nightfall Edition?

2021 Kia Sportage Nightfall Edition Design and Technology 

We’re seeing a theme with the 2021 Kia model lineup and that is bold and blacked-out models. Kia is bringing unique package options to many of its 2021 models to offer blacked-out features, badges, and more. One of the latest Kia vehicles to bring in a darkened appearance package is the 2021 Kia Sportage with its exclusive Nightfall Edition and Nightfall Edition Premium packages.  

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Red 2021 Kia Sportage driving

How Much Space is in the 2021 Kia Sportage Trunk?

2021 Kia Sportage Trunk Space and Cargo Room 

As more and more individuals turn to crossover models and small SUVs, looking for a vehicle that offers just the right amount of space is key. It isn’t often that those who have only driven sedans want to jump immediately to a full-size SUV. A crossover or small SUV is the perfect middle ground for those who need a little more space than a small car but less space than a three-row SUV.  

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Green 2020 Kia Soul, Red 2020 Kia Niro, and green 2020 Kia Telluride

How Different are Kia Crossovers and SUVs?

Kia Crossovers vs SUVs 

When it comes to vehicle classifications, the lines between model groups can get fuzzy. With titles such as crossover, subcompact crossover, SUV, full-size SUV, and mid-size SUV, how can you tell what is what? The Kia brand offers six different crossover and SUV models in its lineup and some shoppers at Friendly Kia have wondered how different Kia crossovers and SUVs are.  

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