Case Study Of The Sportage

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Kia opted to update the Sportage in 2017, thus drivers shouldn't expect major changes for the 2018 Kia Sportage Rio Rancho NM. This does not suggest, however, that there won't be modifications drivers will love and want to wait for. Last year's model saw major changes to the exterior, an interior that was slightly more spacious than past years and materials of higher quality. This was in addition to the retuned engines Kia touted. This car has been around since 1994, however, and has come a long way since then. As a result, every driver should be sure to check this vehicle out when searching for a new ride for themselves and their family.

First introduced in America in 1994, the Sportage appeared similar to a truck and wasn't enjoyable to
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Look to the Porsche Cayenne and Macan to see where the fenders have been derived from, while the Sportage is pure Kia. It features the tiger nose grille this company is known for. The high belt line and low roof contribute to the overall muscular feel of this machine, and it comes with the four individual LED bulbs for fog lights.

The interior won't be lacking either, although time will tell what Kia has opted to add for this model year. Anticipate seeing the large instrumentation and controls found in last years model. The EX and SX come with the UVO infotainment center, and drivers can choose to upgrade to this feature in the LX. In-dash GPS only comes standard on the SX at this time, and may be added on the EX.

As with the interior and exterior of the Sportage, very few mechanical changes are expected in the 2018 model. Drivers will find the EX and LX come with a 2.4-liter engine that produces 181 horsepower and 175 pound-feet of torque. However, the SX Turbo truly stands out in the class, as it comes with a turbocharged 2.0-liter engine that provides 240 horsepower together with 260 pound-feet of torque. The six-speed automatic transmission is standard on all. While the LX and EX can compete with other vehicles in the class, the SX Turbo pulls away here too.

Fuel economy is of concern to many drivers when they go to buy a car. Individuals who choose either the LX or EX version of the Kia Sportage will find they get

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