Kia Sportage 2017 Specs, Release Date, Redesign

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The Kia Sportage 2017 has many issues going for it. It’s the 4th generation iteration of the model and is sporty and compact as well as a wonderful crossover that’s going to make its debut at the Frankfurt Auto Show. It has a new look that’s inspired from sports cars and its transmission can also be very sporty. One of the best thing about this offering from Kia is its GT line trim level.

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Kia Sportage 2017 Exterior and Interior

The fresh design has been made in correspondence with the larger Sorento. That means, new Kia Sportage 2017 has a new more rounded off the grille, larger foglight flanks, sharper headlights and deeper creases in its midsection. However, this doesn’t mean that it is as big as its mid-size sibling. In fact, Sportage has remained a compact automobile with the identical issues in inside space department as before.

The new 2017 Kia Sportage is loaded with loads of interior features that provide a comfortable driving experience. Just a few of the inside features include heated and ventilated front bucket seats with woven cloth seat trim. The front seats include a six-way power adjustable driver’s seat and Eight-way power adjustable passenger seat with heated and wrapped steering wheel and leatherette door armrest covering. The inside also features gloss black interior trim with metal scuff plates, rear seat back.  New 2017 Sportage additionally contains several features that make traveling more convenient. Just a few of those features include a five-inch touch screen with navigation system and built-in communications. The voice activated, hands free phone system allows you to make calls without taking your hands off the steering wheel and the AM/FM radio with SiriusXM stereo features a six-speaker system with a 3.5-inch LCD cluster.

2017 Kia Sportage Engine Specs

Under the hood of the new Kia Sportage 2017 there will likely be an improved 2.4-liter four-cylinder unit with ability to provide 260-HP and 269 lb-ft of torque. This engine is coupled with a 6-speed automatic transmission with a choice of either two or four-wheel drives. This engine has high fuel efficiency both in city and on highways and it even have a high acceleration. There are other engine options and due to this fact buyer can choose their preferred options.

Kia Sportage 2017 Release Date and Price

The new Kia Sportage 2017 will most likely available in the market during the end of 2016. As for its price expect starting from $22,500.