PistonCars.com – 2017 KIA Sportage; KIA’s sportage SUV with interior upgrades, a more roomy cabin, a smooth ride, and a quiet operation. This new Sportage is a four-door hatchback which fits to five passengers. It is built in a wheelbase of 105.1 inches, a length of 176.4 inches, and a height of 73.0 inches. The interior is designed elegantly and upgraded with high quality materials.
The powertrain comes from a 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine which is expected to put out 181 horsepower and 176 lb-ft. The engine is mated with a six-speed automatic transmission and a front-wheel drive.
2017 KIA Sportage; Specification
Inside the 2017 Sportage, elegant and high-mark features are used to give a comfortable drive to the driver and passengers. the materials is supported by Lexus badges including sporty leather seats, a hard surface everywhere, heating and cooling seats, and heated steering wheel ans the shifter which are covered with leather.
Advanced technologies are also available including control functions which is easily to identify, a 8-inch main screen, and a more cooperative navigation system. Moreover, updated technological and infotainment features bring the telematics/infotainment/connectivity front, AppleCar Play, Android auto, the 3rd Gen. of UVO system, and the eight-speaker audio system.
The safety features provided are forward-collision warning, blind-spot warning, rear cross-traffic alert, autonomous emergency braking and lane-departure warning.
The exterior is supported by 17-inch wheels with the P225/60R17 tires. Black wheel well trim, fixed rear windows, deep tinted glass, fully galvanized steel panels, Splash guards, lip spoiler, black grille, front license plate bracket, fully automatic projector beam halogen daytime running headlights with delay-off, and perimeter/approach lights are also available.
The 2017 Sportage is powered by a 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine. This engine is expected to produce 181 horsepower and 176 lb-ft. It is also paired with a six-speed automatic transmission and a front-wheel drive. Other features supporting the powertrain include electric power-assist, speed-sensing steering, single stainless steel exhaust, strut front suspension with soil springs, multi-link rear suspension with coil springs, and brake assist.
Price and Release Date
The 2017 KIA Sportage made its debut in U.S . at Los Angeles Auto Show and in Europe at the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show. The price starts from $23,045 to $32,385.