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Kia Motors has been kicking butt recently, and with the 2018 model year well underway, we’re looking forward to some of their new vehicles fast approaching. Kia Stinger, we’re looking at you! Until then though, there are plenty of great vehicles to choose from. Possibly their largest lineup would be Kia crossovers, SUVs, and minivans. Give them a look.
Although it feels like more of a compact car, the Kia Soul is a crossover by Kia Motors standards. Available in three trims, the Kia Soul (base), Kia Soul Plus (+), and Kia Soul Exclaim (!), it’s tough to not get a great vehicle. Each is powered by a different engine, ranging from 130-201 horsepower, and each engine is paired to a 6-speed manual, 6-speed automatic, or 7-speed dual clutch transmission. With standard features, the fuel economy of the Kia Soul is 24/30 city/highway mpg.
It goes without saying the Kia Soul has style, but without looking closer, consumers may not know that a panoramic sunroof with a sunshade is available, and that privacy glass and solar glass come standard. Inside, the Kia Soul + and Kia Soul ! come with UVO eServices on a 7-inch touchscreen, but can be updated to an 8-inch touchscreen with navigation; the base trim can also be upgraded with a 7-inch touchscreen and UVO eServices. All vehicles have Bluetooth wireless technology and steering wheel mounted audio controls. Many other features are left as an option for the Soul + and Soul !, such as heated and ventilated front seats, heated rear seats, automatic temperature control, and various advanced safety features. MSRP starting at $16,100.
Kelley Blue Book recently published a list of the 12 best family cars, and the 2017 Kia Sportage made the list. With a combination of comfort and quality interior with an affordable price, the Kia Sportage is an excellent compact SUV for families. Let’s take a look at it from the top.
The standard engine for the 2017 Kia Sportage is a 2.4-liter 4-cylinder that generates up to 181 horsepower and has an average fuel economy of 30 mpg on the highway. Buyers that want a little more kick can opt for the Sportage SX Turbo that is equipped with a 240-horsepower 2.0-liter turbocharged engine, but the 2.4-liter is already pretty powerful. Available on a front-wheel drivetrain or all-wheel drive, both engines are paired to a 6-speed automatic transmission.
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. (more…)
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.
The excellent staff of Miami Lakes Kia is excited to talk to drivers about the 2016 Kia Sportage. Not just because Kia is such an excellent brand, or because there is so much to go over in every model, but because drivers are so drawn to the 2016 Kia Sportage. Some of the good people on the show room floor of Miami Lakes Kia have likened it to a kind of moth to a flame dynamic, because that’s how bright the 2016 Kia Sportage shines in the mind of consumers.
The 2016 Kia Sportage has drivers’ heads spinning. Rarely does something so cool and so genre-defining come along, causing nearly everyone to take notice of it, but the 2016 Kia Sportage, a small crossover SUV, is just such a vehicle.
Don’t wait, head to Miami Lakes Kia to check out the 2016 Kia Sportage. But before you step out your door, read a few things about the 2016 Kia Sportage to get you excited.