Archive for the ‘2016 Kia Sportage’ Category
SUVs have become a big deal in the last ten years. What says safety better than a ton of steel around the driver and passengers? However, these steel boxes have changed over the last decade or so, and have been repurposed to be more than just durable, cargo and people haulers. Some, like the Kia Sorento, are likened to more of a crossover. Its counterpart, the Kia Sportage, is a larger family crossover. They’re a lot alike. So what makes them different?
Trims and Price
First thing’s first – how many choices does each vehicle provide, and what is the cost to own? The 2017 Kia Sportage SUV is available in three trims and the base trim starts at $22,990.
The 2017 Kia Sorento SUV is available in seven trims. The MSRP starts at $25,400 and climbs through the lineup.
It’s the middle of August, so schools will be back in session in no time, and unfortunately that means a more hectic commute for a few weeks. Whether you pulled the short straw and have to pack your car with kids for the morning carpool, or if you have a teen going off to college, you need a safe car, so why not Kia?
Kia is awarded with many safety awards every year, including several I.I.H.S. Top Safety Picks, and this year it received the highest rankings in the J.D. Power Initial Quality Study. Oh, and Kia has an industry-leading warranty, so it will be protected by a warranty for many years to come.
Looking for a family car, isn’t easy. There are so many choices, on the road and on the lot, and it can become pretty challenging to reach a decision. That’s why blogs like ours cut through the mess and present some of the best cars available so family-oriented drivers can get the facts about several cars on a single page. Today, we’d like to take a look at some great options for the family from the Kia lineup.
The crossover segment is THE fastest growing category in today’s automotive marketplace. Vehicle manufacturers are scrambling to create a valid contender, and while some are succeeding brilliantly in their efforts – others are falling flat. The qualities that consumers look for when purchasing a new crossover seem to be constantly changing. While one year the focus may be on efficiency, the next year consumers demand the most recently released technology. With this constant evolutionary trend, auto brands are finding it imperative to stay relevant, or else risk becoming obsolete. (more…)
Staying relevant in the automotive industry is hard enough. Vying to include the latest in-vehicle technologies, the most impressive interior amenities, and the coolest new additions – creating a vehicle that is relevant year after year is nearly impossible. It is for this reason alone, that car manufacturers are constantly updating, refreshing, and offering new generations of their models. Appealing to such a wide customer base can be tricky when designing vehicles, but even trickier when trying to decide how to market them. (more…)