Kia’s latest Sportage comes with some stunning styling and wonderful interior that is well designed and spacious, perfect for families. The cabin of 2017 Kia Sportage is quiet and this car also has an option of turbocharged engine that is strong. Compared to its competitors, new Sportage by Kia is greater in safety and features. If you want to compare this Sportage with its competitors yourself, compare it with Subaru Forester, Toyota RAV4, Ford Escape, and Honda CR-V. Sportage is flamboyant. It has sci-fi look on its front lamps. This compact crossover also gets sporty looks.
Styling of the Latest 2017 Kia Sportage Design
Compared to its predecessor, 2017 Kia Sportage comes with sides that are sculpted more deeply. There will be substantial look that looks like the look of Kia Soul on the upright back pillar. Now let us get inside the new Sportage. Inside, there are better trims, more soft surfaces, also sporty layout, and extra spaces for the passenger. The latest Sportage gets four cylinder powertrains. There is base model of Sportage LX and middle range EX model. Both have 2.4 liter four-cylinder powertrain that offers 181 horsepower.
The Fabulous 2017 Kia Sportage Specs
There is turbo version of 2017 Kia Sportage that is smoother and stronger. Every trim level of Sportage comes with an option of all-wheel driving system. The driving system comes with front bumper that is more distinct for greater ground clearance. This new release of Kia promises refined ride and better steering. The suspension and steering rack of Kia’s latest Sportage have been revised and this new Sportag comes with stiffer mounts also front suspension bushings and double lower arms on rear suspension.
Looking for a special ride? Then you must consider turbocharged SX that comes with rear damper that has firmer settings. 2017 Kia Sportage SX model is responsive and has excellent body control. That makes many people reconsider their decision to purchase the latest Kia Sportage is the fuel economy feature of this vehicle. The fuel economy is just 20 miles per gallon city and 23 miles per gallon highway with the all-wheel driving system. The basic LX model of Kia Sportage that has front wheel driving system gets 23 miles per gallon city and 30 miles per gallon highway.
2017 Kia Sportage Safety and Comfort
Look at the predecessor of Kia Sportage and check its size then compare it with the latest 2017 Kia Sportage. Kia added 1.6 inches more to the length of new Sportage. The width of new Kia Sportage and the width of the previous Sportage is the same but the latest Sportage of Kia comes with more knee room and headroom especially for back seat, this feature offers more comfort for the rear passengers. New Kia Sportage gets seat heaters and power controls. The seats of new Sportage are also bolstered and get back support and thigh support belongs to drivers with long legs.
Second row of 2017 Kia Sportage has seats that can be flipped forward together or independently in order to expand the cargo space. Besides, rear seatback allows the rear passengers to adjust the seat for recline. The cargo space offered by this crossover compact can accommodate up to 30.7 cubic feet. Before this vehicle is distributed to the dealerships, there were crash tests that have proven that new Sportage has good protection for our family.
New Kia Sportage comes with latest technology that prevent collision on both SX model and on EX model. But to get this technology, buyers must purchase the Technology Package that costs $2,700. The technology package will complement 2017 Kia Sportage with forward collision warnings that have auto emergency braking also high beam assistant, pedestrian detection, warning for lane departure, and rear and front parking assist, also some comfort and audio features.
If you don’t want to buy the Technology Package for your new 2017 Kia Sportage, the impressive standard equipment will be enough. But there are some simple packages you’re free to buy or not. Those simple packages will give your new Sportage new features that will make your Sportage looks as awesome as luxury vehicles. The entire models of new Sporage are available in two options: all-wheel driving system and front wheel driving system. Which one do you prefer?