Looking for a new SUV? Kia has already released two 2017 model year SUVs — the 2017 Kia Sorento and 2017 Kia Sportage. Why choose one of these SUVs? Aside from being two of newest SUVs available, these two Kia vehicles have earned some substantial awards.
In 2016, Kia was the Highest Ranked Brand in Initial Quality in the 2016 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study, and the 2016 Kia Sportage was the highest ranked small SUV in initial quality and the Sorento earned the same award in the midsize SUV class. Additionally both 2017 model year vehicles are I.I.H.S Top Safety Picks.
So which SUV do you want?
The Kia Sportage is a five-passenger SUV and the Kia Sorento is a slightly larger SUV with the option of five or seven passengers. As Kias, both SUVs have the same impressive warranties (a five-year or 60,000-mile basic warranty and a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty), but here’s a quick rundown of the options and features on the 2017 Sorento and Sportage.
2017 Kia Sorento and Sportage Engine Options and Fuel Economy
The 2017 Kia Sorento lineup consists of three engines and seven different trims. The three engine options consists of the 185-horsepower 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine, 240-horsepower 2.0-liter 4-cylinder turbocharged engine, and 290-horsepower 3.3-liter 6-cylinder engine. Read the rest of this entry