Category Archives: New Kia Models

front view of white Kia Niro EV with Kia Niro behind it facing the other direction

How Far Can the Kia Niro EV Go Between Charges?

Kia Niro EV Electric Range and Release Date

Reporting on concept vehicles is a bittersweet part of the work we do here on the Friendly Kia blog. On one hand, it’s amazing to see the futuristic, cutting-edge designs Kia can come up with when unencumbered with safety and efficiency regulations. They’re works of art in the fullest sense of the word “art.” Read the rest of this entry >>

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That Thing There? Go Ahead and Bring It Along in the 2019 Kia Sorento!

2019 Kia Sorento Cargo Space and Passenger Space

As is apparent by the collective focus on travel, dining and amateur photography. We have a pretty big fascination these days with getting out into the world and experiencing brand-new things. Even for the most settled among us, there’s still a vein in everyone that runs rich with the lyrics to that timeless classic “Born Under a Wand’rin’ Star” from Clint Eastwood’s cowboy musical Paint Your Wagon. Read the rest of this entry >>

2019 kia sportage silhouette on white background

What to Expect on the 2019 Kia Sportage

2019 Kia Sportage Specs and Release Date – Presumed

The science of “trendsetting” is one of learning what made something catch fire and seeking to reinvigorate its future generations and spinoffs with that X-factor. As one of the first compact crossovers on the United States market, the Kia Sportage has grown to see its class go from one of a lonely few options to one that features vehicles from Lamborghini, Porsche and BMW. Read the rest of this entry >>

two 2019 kia optimas next to one another with Notes from the Rebellion text overlaid

Notes from the Rebellion: 2019 Kia Optima Provides Optimal Subversion

2019 Kia Optima Vs. 2018 Kia Optima

Kia has taken a huge step to pushing back on the oppressive and creativity-stifling forces of BIG3 (The coalition of H*nd*, T*y*t* and N*ss*n) with the newest Kia Optima. A bold underdog, the 2019 Optima has arrived at the perfect time, seeking to dethrone BIG3 and end their coronation as champions of this technology- and family-minded class. Read the rest of this entry >>

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Notes from the Rebellion: 2019 Kia Sedona

2019 Kia Sedona Vs. 2018 Kia Sedona

In our ongoing fight against BIG3 (the coalition made up of T*y*t*, H*nd* and N*ss*n), we’ve learned a few things about our enemies and oppressors: 1. They can’t help but design and engineer vehicles for the status quo. 2. When asked to take risks with their design, they wind up with horrifying eyesores, full of jagged edges and crumpled metal and 3. They still think minivans should be boring. Read the rest of this entry >>

2019 kia models at new york international auto show 2018

What Did Kia Bring to the 2018 New York International Auto Show?

Which 2019 Kia Models Have Been Released?

If you’ve been following our blog and social media lately, you have probably felt a lot like we have – that it’s been a while since Kia has dropped a major announcement about new 2019 models. Although we’re still only into the spring of 2018, Kia’s reputation has been one of the early surprises. Read the rest of this entry >>