2017 Kia Sportage – Just like in the previous years, many automakers have announced the release of new model ready to roll on the road in 2017. Many have been introduced in Detroit to get the fans excited before its release while some still keeping it a secret. Kia is an old player in automotive industry that has decided to join the market with new 2017 Kia Sportage. Kia Sportage is aimed for a luxury SUV offering beauty and comfort. This Korean automaker claimed the new Kia Sportage to be something like diamond in the rough in SUV/crossover segment. What exactly that Kia Sportage offer for auto fans? Is the car as unique as it claimed to be? Look for the description below.
The Looks and Feature 2017 Kia Sportage Offers
The car is designed in a much more design with exquisite beauty. It has the Kia exclusive Tiger-Nose grille, as well the high set swept back headlights that really stand out and attracts the eyes of any lookers on the street. With these designs, the 2017 Kia Sportage comes out as compact car yet its compactness has a distinct spark rarely found in luxury car. Aside from the exterior beauty Kia tries to bring to live, the car is also equipped with high technology devices. The car is equipped with accessible navigation system built into the car along with crisp and responsive steering, glossy black trim for luxury look and high-quality Harman Kardon sound system as entertainment feature. The new 2017 Kia Sportage features display based control with intuitive touch screen menu and comfortable leg room and cabin.The Power Engine and Performance of 2017 Kia Sportage
The Power Engine and Performance of 2017 Kia Sportage
Kia Sportage is powered by the 2.0-liter turbo four-cylinder engine in SX model with 237 horsepower and 260-pound feet of torque in all-wheel drive model. Even though it is not as surprising as a performance usually offers, if controlled fully with the front wheel, the horsepower can reach up to 240, making it more powerful than other cars in its class. After all, Kia Sportage is more of a mimicked version of performance car in domestic car. The economic fuel rate is likely not coming as an economical number of 21 miles per gallon city and 26 mpg on the highway. In LZ and EX model, the machines are different. Those two variants come with 2.4-liter version, but still with the same machine. The latest two models get better score in EPA and six-speed automatic transmission.
Release Date and Pricing of 2017 Kia Sportage
The newest version of Kia Q7 is just launched to the market not long ago. The price each variant is different but overall all is offered in good pricing. For LX front wheel drive it comes in very affordable price around $23,885 and as for the SX model with front wheel drive, its price is set at $34,895 including destination fees in one price. The 2017 Kia Sportage neither is a performance car or high priced car, yet with all these features, we can say Kia is very generous with the price.
Gallery of 2017 Kia Sportage Specs, Price and Release Date