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The Noticeably Updated Kia Soul

The fully redesigned Kia Soul offers versatility. Additionally, we can't stop talking about its updated style at Sterling Kia. It looks stunning, and we are proud to have it in our Lafayette inventory. Let's talk a bit more about this popular subcompact SUV.

Kia paints today's Soul 18 ways. That fact underscores the brand's mission to provide each driver with a Soul that perfectly suits them. You can choose your Kia in 12 one-color schemes. These colors sport names like Black Cherry and Clear White. 

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The Noticeably Updated Kia Soul

The fully redesigned Kia Soul offers versatility. Additionally, we can't stop talking about its updated style at Sterling Kia. It looks stunning, and we are proud to have it in our Lafayette inventory. Let's talk a bit more about this popular subcompact SUV.

Kia paints today's Soul 18 ways. That fact underscores the brand's mission to provide each driver with a Soul that perfectly suits them. You can choose your Kia in 12 one-color schemes. These colors sport names like Black Cherry and Clear White. 

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Why You'll Love Driving the Kia Optima

The Kia Optima is a popular midsize sedan, and you may be able to see it for yourself at Sterling Kia. It comes with both Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, which means that you can connect your phone to the vehicle's sound system.

This makes it easy to get directions, send a text message or listen to your voicemail messages without taking your hands off of the steering wheel. Your phone can be controlled either by your voice or by buttons located on the steering wheel itself. The UVO link app makes it possible to get roadside assistance or…

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Why You'll Love Driving the Kia Optima

The Kia Optima is a popular midsize sedan, and you may be able to see it for yourself at Sterling Kia. It comes with both Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, which means that you can connect your phone to the vehicle's sound system.

This makes it easy to get directions, send a text message or listen to your voicemail messages without taking your hands off of the steering wheel. Your phone can be controlled either by your voice or by buttons located on the steering wheel itself. The UVO link app makes it possible to get roadside assistance or…

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The Kia Forte Takes on the Honda Civic at Sterling Kia

Here at Sterling Kia, we want our customers to enjoy total satisfaction with your purchase or lease, so we want to show you all the ways the new Kia Forte compares to its top competition here in Lafayette, LA. We took this flagship midsize sedan and compared it to the Honda Civic, another icon in the midsize sedan segment, to see where the Forte reined supreme. As you will see, Kia Forte offers a lot more for a lot less, so let us show you the top advantages of the Kia Forte so you can decide if you want thins…

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See How the Kia Optima Compares to the Hyundai Sonata in Lafayette, LA

We invite you to check out all the ways the Kia Optima, here at Sterling Kia, benefits your daily drive by comparing it against a top competitor, the Hyundai Sonata. As our research showed us, the Hyundai Sonata provided a great challenge to the Kia Optima, but our midsize sedan here in Lafayette, LA came out on top in convenience, interior space, and fuel economy. Read on about how the Kia Optima takes on its worthy challenger from Hyundai, then come test drive this midsize sedan here at Sterling Kia, located less than a 45-minute drive outside of new Iberia…

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How to Select the Right First Car for Your Teen

You and your teen might be at odds about what constitutes the perfect first car. While they might want something with quick acceleration, the best car for new drivers tends to be the slower and more solidly built cars like SUVs or pickup trucks. Not only are these vehicles built to withstand a fender-bender with ease, but they also possess many safety features perfect for first-time drivers.

Electronic stability control is one feature that can assist new drivers in particular.  

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Keeping on Top Of Your Tires for Fuel Economy

Given how rough a ride can be with under inflated tires, the tire pressure is very important to the fuel economy of the vehicle. However, just because a tire may seem like it is at the right pressure to the naked eye does not mean that it is at the recommended pressure. This is why it is important to check the air levels of the tire.

Given the benefit of properly inflated tires on fuel economy, one thing that is important to know is that the fuel economy reduces with each reduction of PSI on the tire. Therefore, you could…

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Steps to Take if You're in an Accident

Even the best drivers can have an accident. Preparing for the worst while hoping for the best is a good way to ensure that you'll be able to do the right things when the time comes and you are having trouble thinking clearly.

Ensuring everyone involved is all right should be your paramount priority. If you have a first aid kit, administer bandages and call emergency services if the injuries seem severe. If you can move the vehicles a safe distance from oncoming traffic, do so as soon as possible, and set up a warning for motorists using flares…

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Android Auto History

When the advent of smartphones reached consumers, the craving to answer texts and calls while driving was overwhelming. Accidents ensued, up to and including deaths, because drivers were not paying attention to the road. Communities, states and the federal government began issuing laws regulating the use of smartphones while driving.

Google resolved the issue in 2015 by developing “Android Auto.” Soon cars manufacturers installed Android Auto into their systems. Hyundai, Kia, and Chevrolet were the first to adopt the new technology that allowed drivers to communicate hands-free.  

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