Interested in a 2020 Kia crossover SUV? Take a look at these videos

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Soul, Kia Sportage, Kia Telluride, Tips and Tricks on Tuesday, October 15th, 2019 at 6:10 PM
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2020 Kia Crossover SUVs for sale near Slidell, LA

The lineup of 2020 Kia crossover SUVs for sale near Slidell, LA available at the Lakeshore Kia showroom are not only some of the best iterations of the segment available, but they also represent some of the best in the entire automotive industry. We understand that it can be intimidating for buyers to get their arms around these options. A few Lakeshore Kia product experts found some videos that might be helpful in future owner’s research for finding a new vehicle. Customers can schedule a test drive with these vehicles or any model on our lot by calling, 833-205-2841. Read the rest of this entry »

Take a closer look at the award-winning technology in the 2020 Kia Soul

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Soul, Technology on Monday, October 14th, 2019 at 7:58 PM
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Does the 2020 Kia Soul have a good stereo?

Of all the vehicles available for sale or lease in the Lakeshore Kia, the Kia Soul wagon/compact crossover SUV might be the automaker’s most recognizable, if not iconic platform. The Soul has always had a bit of a youthful flavor with its design and, more recently, with its access to the latest technology. Customers asking, ‘Does the 2020 Kia Soul have a good stereo,’ is one of the easiest questions our team hears on a regular basis. A recent information release from Kia puts that idea in easily quantifiable terms thanks to the experts at J.D. Power and Associates. Let’s see what they have to offer. Read the rest of this entry »

Lakeshore Kia can get a look at the 2020 model year right now

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Soul, Kia Sportage, Kia Telluride, Tips and Tricks on Monday, September 30th, 2019 at 4:14 PM
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Which 2020 Kia crossover SUVs are for sale near Slidell, LA?

The new model year is really starting to hit its stride at the Lakeshore Kia showroom. If you’re curious about which 2020 Kia crossover SUVs are for sale near Slidell, LA, we have the answers you’re looking for. As of right now, the 2020 models of the Kia Soul, Kia Sportage and Kia Telluride have arrived in town. Each of these vehicles has something slightly different to offer versus the previous model year. All of these vehicles feature outstanding levels of technology, strong in-class performance and efficiency scores as well as a strong reliability reputation. Click on the photos below to learn more about each one. You can schedule a test drive with any of them by calling, 833-205-2841. Read the rest of this entry »

The 2019 Niro has some of the longest legs within the Kia hybrid lineup

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Niro on Friday, September 27th, 2019 at 1:03 PM
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Fuel economy and range figures for the 2019 Kia Niro

Kia vehicle engineers and designers have prided themselves on being able to stay ahead of what its customers want. The majority of 21st-century vehicle buyers want crossover SUVs and they want them to be as efficient as possible. Those were the leading elements behind what drove the development of the Kia Niro, the most recent hybrid vehicle to enter the automaker’s lineup. When a potential customer visits the Lakeshore Kia showroom and is looking for something capable and efficient, one of the first pieces of information they want to know is the fuel economy and range figures for the 2019 Kia Niro. We get asked this question often enough that our team of product experts put together this handy guide. Read the rest of this entry »

Kia Rio keeps same slim profile but adds efficiency for 2020 debut

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Rio, Trim Levels/Configurations on Thursday, September 26th, 2019 at 8:41 PM
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How much cargo space does the 2020 Kia Rio have?

There might not be a more unassuming vehicle in the Lakeshore Kia showroom than the Kia Rio. For the new model year, customers will still be able to choose between sedan and hatchback versions. Given the platform’s fairly slim dimensions, it seems pretty fair for people to ask us, ‘How much cargo space does the 2020 Kia Rio have?’ Now that the 2020 Rio is available for sale or lease, a few members of the Lakeshore Kia product expert team got out their tape measures and examined the vehicle up close. Let’s take a look at what future owners can expect to see. Read the rest of this entry »

Kia joins several other automaker to increase safety profile of its roster

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Telluride, Technology on Tuesday, September 10th, 2019 at 8:01 PM
A photo of the rear seats in the 2020 Kia Telluride.

Does Kia offer a rear-seat reminder feature?

Each summer there is almost always a story or two where a child has to be rescued from the inside of a hot car. This can obviously have tragic consequences for everyone involved. Kia signed on to a pledge with a pair of automotive industry groups to make rear seat/rear occupant reminders standard equipment on most, if not all of their new vehicles by 2025. However, the future of Kia safety has already arrived at the Lakeshore Kia showroom with the automaker’s Rear Occupant Alert system that is standard equipment on the 2020 Kia Telluride. Let’s take a look at how it works and how it can provide the extra set of eyes tired and distracted parents might need to keep everyone as safe as possible. Read the rest of this entry »

Are you using the right kind of gas for your Kia vehicle?

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Stinger, Tips and Tricks on Wednesday, August 28th, 2019 at 8:40 PM
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Do Kia cars or SUVs require premium gas?

Have you ever been filling up your car with gas and wondered what the difference between the varying grades is? Did that question lead to, ‘Do Kia cars or SUVs require premium gas?’ Lakeshore Kia product experts actually get this question quite a bit from people looking to buy a new vehicle. To be sure, there can be some significant differences in how certain vehicles’ performance and efficiency scores based on the fuel that is used. We consulted with some of the service experts to find out the answer to this rather important question. Let’s see what our team came up with. Read the rest of this entry »

Distracted driving is unsafe and can get very expensive, very quickly

By Product Expert | Posted in Technology, Tips and Tricks on Tuesday, August 27th, 2019 at 7:25 PM
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What are the laws for texting and driving in Louisiana?

Have you ever witnessed a person weaving in and out of traffic only to see they are looking at their phone? Have you have thought there ought to be a law against that? Well, luckily the State of Louisiana had the same idea and have passed some pretty comprehensive laws with not insignificant fines. So, what are the laws for texting and driving in Louisiana? Basically, nobody is allowed to text and drive when they are behind the wheel in Louisiana. However, those who just recently got their license have slightly more restrictive rules. A few Lakeshore Kia product experts thought this would helpful information for people to have, especially since the new school year is getting underway. Read the rest of this entry »

Kia Soul, Forte named among the best new vehicles for new drivers

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Forte, Kia Soul, Lakeshore Kia on Tuesday, August 20th, 2019 at 3:39 PM
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Best New Kia Vehicles for Teen Drivers in 2019

Among the most nervous days any parent has is the first time their newly licensed driver pulls out of the driveway. You’ve sent them to driver’s ed. You’ve spoken to them about responsibility. But, there is always going to be that sense of trepidation until you hear them walk back inside the house. You can find a little extra peace of mind knowing that the vehicle they are driving is as safe as possible. If you’re looking for the best new Kia vehicles for teen drivers in 2019, U.S. News & World Report has named the 2019 Kia Forte and 2020 Kia Soul to its lists for the best car and SUV, respectively, for young drivers. Let’s take a look at what they had to say. Read the rest of this entry »

Lakeshore Kia welcomes the all-new 2020 Soul to town

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Soul on Thursday, August 15th, 2019 at 7:34 PM
A photo of three 2020 Kia Soul models on the road.

Can I buy the 2020 Kia Soul near Slidell, LA?

Almost regardless of what vehicle a Lakeshore Kia comes to our showroom to see, they almost always spend at least a minute or two looking at the latest available version of the Kia Soul. As of today, we can finally offer an affirmative answer to the question, ‘Can I buy the 2020 Kia Soul near Slidell, LA?’ The reimagined 2020 Kia Soul is now for sale or lease at Lakeshore Kia. For the new model year, Kia has completely redesigned its iconic wagon/crossover SUV. In addition to bringing a restyled exterior to Lakeshore Kia, the base powertrain has been also been updated for the new model year. If you’ve been waiting for this day and you’re excited to schedule a test drive, check out these new photos to tide you over until you can visit the showroom. Read the rest of this entry »