2017 Kia Sportage Review

Mixing sports features with luxury cars has become a considerable target for the car manufacturing companies. It has been noticed that majority of the sports cars don’t provide luxury features but Sportage is a special vehicle by Kia fulfilling this demand. In the early 2015, Kia announced to start the production of a new model of Sportage series. It will be 2017 Kia Sportage for the fans. This model will come with some modern trends and fashions. Company will keep the modern features and functions in this sportage model.

2017 Kia Sportage FRONT VIEW

2017 Kia Sportage – Design, Features and Specs:

Designing of the new 2017 Kia Sportage model is based on traditional Kia Sportage. Company will not change the platform because there is no need. However, the company has considered the modifications in structure. It is important to reduce the structural weight in order to improve the speed and performance of the vehicle.

Exterior setting will definitely attract the viewers. First view of this new model allows the viewers to check the front beauty. The front depends on grill, bumper, headlight, indicators and bonnet. The bonnet shape I very prominent because of two sleek upraised margins on each side. The headlights have got a new box and style. Indicators are incorporated in this box. Both have LED technology with illumination style. The grille has got a wider shape with small openings. This is covering 50 % of the total front. Bumpers are connected with the grille and there is distinguishing mark there. Tires are 17 inches with aluminum rims. Torches have been installed by using the Provo Concept.

Interior settings have been made in order to make the vehicle perfect and comfortable. Kia has considered the installation of modern features and functions. It is revealed that a new power steering, gearbox, large display, sound systems, speakers and marvelous dashboard are present. New sportage will bring interior climate adjustment, automatic weather updates, satellite radio and some other features. It is expected that Kia will use a spacious cargo facility in this vehicle. Traffic alert, lane change assistance, auto high beam assistance, blind spot detection, emergency brakes, speed limit detail and lance keeping assistance are some unique functions.

2017 Kia Sportage interior

2017 Kia Sportage – Engine options:

Upcoming 2017 Kia Sportage is expected to have a Dual Clutch with 7-speed automatic transmission. Kia will introduce a direct injection system in the 2.4 liters fuel capacity gasoline engine to produce 182 hp. There will also engine with  2.0 liters with a turbocharged facility. These engines will give 260 hp average.

Fuel economy:

The 2017 Kia Sportage will provide 30 miles per gallon in city and 35 miles per gallon on highway.

Safety and competition:

The 2017 Kia Sportage is equipped with airbags, antitheft alarms, emergency brakes, speed limit information and automatic locks. Mazda MX-5, Subaru Forester and Subaru Impreza are some potential competitors.

2017 Kia Sportage rear view

2017 Kia Sportage – Release date and price:

The price of new Kia Sportage will be under $25,000 in USA. Kia will introduce it in Los Angeles auto show after December 2016. Kia will also display this car in china, Canada and UK.