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Blue 2022 Kia Carnival

2022 Kia Carnival Makes Connections with Multi-Connection Technology

2022 Kia Carnival Intelligent Infotainment Technology 

Kia has redesigned what it means to be a family vehicle. The all-new 2022 Kia Carnival Multi-Purpose Vehicle has taken the spot of the outgoing Sedona minivan, offering the shoppers of Tampa Bay a refreshing new take on the family mover. The Carnival offers bold versatility and an array of attractive color options, along with an elevated lineup of entertainment and convenience features. 

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Interior view of 2021 Kia Sorento

Set Up Your Kia Sorento For Optimal Driving Comfort

How to Set Up and Customize Your 2021 Kia Sorento 

If you’ve just driven home after purchasing a new 2021 Kia Sorento there are a few steps you will want to take to set your Sorento up for optimal driving comfort. The 2021 Sorento offers a variety of customizable settings that will help you personalize your daily driving experience. From seating position to steering wheel height to the head-up display, you can completely customize your vehicle’s settings and options. In the video below you will learn how to set up and customize your 2021 Kia Sorento in just a few minutes. Check it out and see how you can personalize your driving experience in the new 2021 Kia Sorento today.  

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UVO navigation screen

What Does the Kia UVO System Do?

2021 Kia Sorento UVO Features 

The UVO system is just one of the many high-tech connectivity features found in the next-generation 2021 Kia Sorento. The Kia Sorento received a complete overhaul for 2021, from a facelift to a new lineup of tech and safety features. The UVO system adds daily convenience to your workday drives and up-to-date info for your weekend date nights. UVO offers remote features, emergency help, vehicle information, and more.  

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Alarm clock by pumpkin in fall scene

When Do We Turn the Clocks Back in 2020?

When Does Daylight Savings Time End in Florida 2020? 

The time to turn back our clocks is nearly here, meaning we are getting closer and closer to earlier sunrises and sunsets here in Florida. The end of Daylight Saving Time is quickly approaching and like many around our great state, you have likely found yourself Googling “when does Daylight Saving Time end in Florida 2020?”  

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Black 2021 Kia Sedona

What Safety Technology Does the 2021 Sedona Offer?

2021 Kia Sedona Safety and Driver-Assistance Features 

The family-first 2021 Kia Sedona offers exceptional value and performance on the road. Built with large families in mind, the Sedona is the ideal option for parents throughout the Tampa Bay area. The 2021 Sedona has recently joined the lineup of new Kia vehicles here at Friendly Kia and many shoppers are curious to know what safety technology the 2021 Sedona has to offer.  

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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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Blue 2021 Kia K5

Does the 2021 Kia K5 Have Wireless Apple CarPlay?

How to Connect to Wireless Apple CarPlay® in 2021 Kia K5 

The Kia brand’s latest arrival, the 2021 Kia K5, comes equipped with some of the latest and greatest in-car entertainment features. One of the biggest standouts from this vehicle’s resume is the addition of wireless Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ — two firsts for the Kia brand.  

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Red 2021 Kia Soul

Does the 2021 Kia Soul Have Bird’s-Eye-View?

2021 Kia Soul Safety and Driver-Assistance Systems 

For many shoppers around Tampa Bay, vehicle safety systems are at the top of their list when it comes to looking for their next vehicle. The Kia brand is known for incorporating key safety systems into every model in its lineup, equipping each vehicle with standout safety and driver-assistance features. The 2021 Kia Soul is no exception to this rule, and it is bringing with it a full range of high-tech safety systems.  

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exterior of 2021 Kia Seltos driving

2021 Kia Seltos Earns Best User Experience Title

2021 Kia Seltos Named Best UX By Wards 

Wards has announced its 10 Best UX list for 2020 and has recognized the 2021 Kia Seltos. This year’s list recognizes the overall user-friendliness of vehicles and their high-quality infotainment centers, ease of use, driver-assistance technology, and more. This user experience award is a major step for the 2021 Kia Seltos in its first year, showcasing its commitment to providing the best possible experience on the road.  

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