Category Archives: Tampa Bay

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Where Can I Park at the Florida State Fair?

Tampa Bay Florida State Fair 2021 Events and Parking Info 

The Florida State Fair is finally here to kick off summer in the Tampa Bay area. This year’s fair is going on now through May 2, 2021, giving you a week’s worth of fun to be hard in Tampa. Many locals and visitors want to know where they can park at this year’s Florida State Fair as well as what events are going on this year. Our Friendly Kia team loves attending the annual state fair which is why we’ve put together this Tampa Bay Florida State Fair 2021 events and parking info guide to give our readers the ins and outs of this year’s fair.  

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White 2018 Kia Sorento

Where Can I Find Kia Models with Less Than 10K Miles Near Sarasota?

Used Kia Models Under 10K Miles in Tampa Bay 

If you’re looking for your next vehicle in the Tampa Bay area, shopping for a used Kia Sorento can save you a good amount of money at checkout. Picking used over new can save you money upfront and in the long run, without having to sacrifice features or quality. One thing many shoppers want to know when looking for their next pre-owned vehicle is if they can find used Kia models that have less than 10K miles on their odometers.  

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What’s Going On In Tampa Bay This Weekend?

Weekend Events Near Clearwater, Sarasota, St. Petersburg April 17 and 18, 2021 

Are you searching for something fun to do around Tampa Bay this weekend? Tampa Bay and the surrounding area are full of fun this upcoming weekend, giving locals plenty to do to fill their calendars. From fundraisers to music festivals to craft shows, the Tampa Bay area has it all.  

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Should You Buy or Lease a Kia Vehicle in Florida?

Differences Between Buying and Leasing a Kia New Port Richey FL 

Should you purchase your next Kia vehicle or lease it? This is a question everyone has to face when they plan to get their next vehicle. Our team at Friendly Kia has put together this guide that will walk you through the differences between buying and leasing a new Kia here in New Port Richey, FL.  

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Kia Soul Trade-In Value By Model Year in Tampa Bay

How Much is My Kia Soul Worth? 

For many Tampa Bay drivers, after a few years of owning and loving their Kia, it comes time to trade it in for the newest set of wheels on the lot. Many long-time Kia enthusiasts come out to Friendly Kia looking for a new 2021 Kia Sorento or all-new 2021 Kia K5 and want to know how much their current Kia Soul is worth as a trade-in. Our team makes estimating your vehicle’s trade-in value simple with our online and free-to-use Edmunds Trade-In Value tool. See how much you can get for your Kia in Tampa Bay as we break down the Kia Soul trade-in value by model year below.  

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What Should I Look for in a Used Kia Around Tampa Bay?

Used Kia Buying and Test Drive Tips and Tricks 

When it comes to finding your next vehicle, a used option can always be a great fit in terms of price and value. Often times our used Kia models here at Friendly Kia come with aftermarket features or upgrades that would normally raise the price in a newer model. As you search for a used Kia around Tampa Bay, though, you may be wondering what things you should be checking before buying your new-to-you Kia Soul.   

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What’s Going On In Tampa Bay This Weekend?

Clearwater, Sarasota, Tampa Bay Events April 3 and 4, 2021 

Easter weekend is just about here, which means many locals are seeking out egg hunts, brunches, and more. Last week we covered what’s going on for Easter around Tampa Bay and New Port Richey, so we thought we’d put together a weekend guide for those looking for something to do that isn’t related to the Easter holiday.  

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What’s Going on Around Tampa Bay for Easter this Year?

2021 Easter Egg Hunts and Activities in Clearwater, Sarasota and Tampa  

Easter is quickly coming around the corner and Tampa Bay families are searching for local events and activities they can do with their families this year. The Tampa Bay area is full of safe and fun Easter activities, including egg hunts, brunches, photos with the Easter bunny, and more. Our team at Friendly Kia has put together a list of our favorite 2021 Easter egg hunts and activities going on in Clearwater, Sarasota, and Tampa this year. See what fun is to be had around Tampa Bay this year below before hopping into the driver’s seat of your 2021 Kia Telluride and heading out for a weekend full of Easter fun.  

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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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What’s Going On In Tampa Bay for St. Patrick’s Day?

Tampa Bay St. Patrick’s Day Events and Celebrations 

Tampa Bay is soon to go green as St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner. After a long year behind us, the light is nearly at the end of the rainbow and the time for Irish celebration is nearly here. Whether you enjoy taking part in St. Paddy’s Day traditions for the fun of it or you have a bit of Irish in your blood, there’s plenty going on in Tampa Bay this weekend for St. Patrick’s Day.  

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