Archive for the ‘Kia Sportage’ Category
As vehicles become available, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety puts them through their battery of tests to determine just how safe they are. The safety ratings that come as a result of these tests are some of the most highly regarded by consumers on the entire market. If a vehicle gets a bad score from the IIHS, you should probably steer clear. Likewise, if a vehicle achieves an impressive score, that’s a vehicle you should consider. Furthermore, if a specific brand manages to stack up more of these impressive ratings than any other brand, you should simply look at that brand in general. This is why we’re so pleased to inform you that eight, yes eight, Kia models have earned either the 2018 Top Safety Pick or, the only thing that’s higher, a 2018 Top Safety Pick+ rating from the IIHS. (more…)
We can talk about safety features and prevention methods all day, but unless the institutes that tell consumers how safe a vehicle is give our automobiles the nod it all means nothing. That’s why we were extremely pleased to discover that two of our new 2018 model year vehicles earned the highest safety rating possible from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, AKA the IIHS. But which models earned the designation? The 2018 Kia Soul & 2018 Kia Sportage. (more…)
Each year, AutoPacific hosts the Ideal Vehicle Awards by handing out a national survey. In the survey, more than 54,000 people who own vehicles belonging to the 2016 or 2017 model year are asked about fifteen specific areas of their vehicle. The question that AutoPacific asks of their survey takers is what about these areas – including things like cabin storage, safety features, performance and ride quality – they would like to change in their vehicle. AutoPacific then determines their winners by awarding the vehicles with the fewest change suggestions or requests. This year, the 2017 Kia Sportage was named among the award-winning vehicles. (more…)
2017 Kia Sportage Specs & Features
In today’s market, utility vehicles have almost become more popular than sedans. It seems like there are just as many SUVs and CUVs on the road as anything else, meaning there are plenty of options to choose from. If you’re interested in a crossover of your own, but you don’t want something too big and clunky, you might consider a compact crossover like the 2017 Kia Sportage. We thought we’d dive into some of the crossovers best specs & features to give you a better idea of just how great it is. (more…)
Which Kia Models are best for Teens?
It is almost time for National Teen Driver Safety Week. This is a program created by Traffic Safety Marketing Council. The idea is to get information out that will help teens drive more safely. There are also resources throughout the year that list the best cars for teens to drive. For example, Edmunds.com the car research site has a list of cars for teens, as does the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety, and several family magazines. Kia has appeared on several of these lists, lets take a look at the various models. (more…)
2017 Kia Sportage Trim Levels and Prices
The 2017 Kia Sportage was built for all of life’s crazy adventures. The modern compact crossover features an elegant exterior highlighted by sweeping curves and sleek lines, capturing a sense of adventure. Offered in three trim levels and two powerful engine options, the 2017 Kia Sportage in New Hope WV is patiently waiting for you to take it for a spin.
The 2017 Sportage’s cabin offers ultimate comfort with modern amenities and advanced entertainment features. The command center offers a driver-oriented design for the utmost control on every journey and upgraded seats with touch points offer comfort to all passengers. The Sportage also offers an expanded cargo space for ample adventure cargo capacity. Let’s take a closer look at the differences in the the 2017 Kia Sportage Trim Levels. (more…)
Sometimes you need a vehicle that has a little more grit than a sedan and can handle all types of road conditions. That’s where a vehicle with all-wheel drive comes in handy. With the ever changing weather patterns, having all-wheel drive on your vehicle can help you get to your destination safely. To help you stay safe on the road and find the perfect new vehicle we’re going show you all the features of the Kias that have all-wheel drive (AWD). (more…)
The latest and greatest in infotainment systems now come with systems like Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. And who wouldn’t want a feature that lets you use apps from your smart phone through your car’s controls? So to answer question as to whether the 2017 Sportage has Android Auto, yes it does. It has Android Auto and Apple CarPlay available even on its base trim, a Kia first! (more…)
The bold, all-new 2017 Sportage is on its way to local Kia dealerships, like Hometown Kia, the crossover going on sale sometime later this year. With a growing utility vehicle market, Kia has updated its longest running nameplate to include a myriad of new technologies. For all of the Kia fans out there, we’re going to take a look at all of the features of the 2017 Sportage, highlighting the options on each of the three trim levels. (more…)