Autotrader 12 Must Test Drive Vehicles for 2017 Kia Sportage
Last year, it was the 2016 Kia Sedona minivan that was honored by making the list that was Autotrader’s “10 Must Test Drive Vehicles for 2016” list. While the Sedona remains a formidable minivan, with space and comforts aplenty, it makes room this year for the 2017 Kia Sportage to make the Autotrader “Must Test Drive” list, which was expanded to 12 vehicles this year.
Read on for why the 2017 Sportage won, and what some of its other recent awards are – there are plenty to choose from!
What Autotrader Judges Liked About the 2017 Kia Sportage
Autotrader judges have fine taste in automobiles, as the redesigned 2017 Kia Sportage offers a base 23 mpg city/30 mpg highway, an expanded cargo area to 60.1 cubic feet, a turbo-charged engine for its SX Turbo trim level with 240 HP, safety features like available Autonomous Emergency Braking, and much more.
Some of what the judges at Autotrader liked about the Sportage:
- Great value.
- Unique style.
2017 Sportage: Other Recent Awards and Praise
- Cars.com: “Best New Compact SUV.”
- Kelley Blue Book KBB.com: “Best Buy” – Small SUV.
- NHTSA 5-Star Overall Safety Rating.
- IIHS Top Safety Pick.
- Red Dot Design Award.
Test Drive a 2017 Sportage at Friendly Kia!
You can save around $6,000 off of MSRP (as of late March 2017) on a 2017 Kia Sportage and upwards of several thousand off MSRP on new Optima, Niro, Sorento and Soul models – among others – at Friendly Kia, a new Kia and used vehicle dealership located at 5819 US Highway 19 in New Port Richey, Florida.
We also serve the greater Tampa, Clearwater and St. Petersburg area, as well as Trinity, Tarpon Springs and Spring Hill. Please contact us at 877-544-6706, visit us on the lot, or come back here and visit the official Friendly Kia blog for more about local events. If you plan on purchasing a new or used car, please take advantage of our trade-in policy and our exclusive partnership with Kelley Blue Book KBB.com’s Trade-In Marketplace/Buying Center.