Kia Sportage in Durham, NC

Totally Transformed.

2017 Kia Sportage Durham NC

It’s difficult to find style and versatility in the same car, but the redesigned Kia Sportage delivers both!

The 2017 Kia Sportage's is a small crossover SUV with seating for five. It is available in three trim levels: LX, EX, and SX Turbo. The LX comes standard with 17-inch alloy wheels, LED running lights, automatic headlights, rear privacy-tinted windows, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, rear climate vents, 60/40-split folding rear seats, a 5-inch touchscreen, Bluetooth and a six-speaker sound system with a USB port, an auxiliary input jack and satellite radio.

Additionally, features can be added, such as Popular package adds the roof rails, heated mirrors, windshield-wiper deicer, power driver seat, heated front seats and illuminated vanity mirrors, while the Cool and Connected package throws in the 7-inch touchscreen with UVO and the automatic climate control. Higher trim levels expand the accessibility to accessories. For instance, the Premium package, which adds panoramic sunroof, power-folding mirrors, auto-dimming rearview mirror, LED interior lighting and heated steering wheel, is offered for the EX trim.

Standard safety features on all 2017 Kia Sportage models include antilock disc brakes, traction control and stability control, a rearview camera, hill-start assist, front-seat side airbags and full-length side curtain airbags. Edmunds discusses the various safety perks for each trim level and how effective it can be to enhance your protection in a vehicle.

Execution of the new Sportage is very impressive. The dashboard is substantial, upmarket look and includes a broad central control layout that tilts toward the driver, giving the cockpit a sporty look to match the name. The passenger space and comfort are outstanding in this class with plenty of head- and legroom, which include bottom cushions that tilt independently for additional customization.

Main Highlights of the 2017 Kia Sportage:

  • Starting MSRP at $23,885 on LX Trim
  • Top Speed of 135 MPH
  • 240 Horsepower (Turbo Model)
  • 0 to 60 MPH in 6.7 Seconds
  • 22 City/29 Highway MPG (2.4L FWD Model)

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