The 2016 Kia Sportage can tow a maximum of 2,000 pounds (one ton), a formidable total for a compact SUV.
2.4-liter engines with 182 horsepower for the LX and EX trims, and 2.0-liters (turbocharged) with a titanic 260 horses for the SX.
Equipped with dual front airbags and full-length side curtain airbags, the 2016 Kia Sportage is an impregnable fortress.
Features include an illuminated glove box, optional cooling glove box, and a center console armrest with storage tray.
The 2016 Kia Sportage's under-rear-floor storage compartments and leatherette armrests will ensure the drive is comfortable and stylish.
21 miles per gallon in the city, 28 miles per gallon on the highway. SX trims get 20 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway.
The 2016 Kia Sportage in Clearwater, FL, is a small SUV with the handle of a sedan and the brute strength of a small tank. Whether you're navigating the city or rambling across the country, if you need to pack adventure into your life - or heck, just pack cargo - the 2016 Kia Sportage is your vehicle.
The 2016 Kia Sportage excels with its towing capacity, 2,000 pounds, and its little extras that enable you to pack gear. Take the roof rails - you can mount equipment, skis, whatever. And inside, you can store items beneath the floor so they stay out of the way when you're inside and you can enjoy them on the outside.
Whether it's a trip to a fancy dinner at the hottest restaurant in town or a weekend getaway in the woods, the Sportage will get you there with Kia's brand of fun. To break its name down by syllable, please feel free to be sporty, but never be worried about acting your age.
*Disclaimer: The Kia Sportage received the lowest number of problems per 100 vehicles among small SUVs in the J.D. Power 2016 Initial Quality Study, based on 80,157 total responses, evaluating 245 models, and measures the opinions of new 2016 vehicle owners after 90 days of ownership, surveyed in February-May 2016. Your experiences may vary. Visit jdpower.com
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The 2016 Kia Sportage runs at 21 miles per gallon in the city, 28 on the highway, fine numbers for a tough hombre that takes a licking with the best of them. A sedan could only dream of the full-length side curtain airbags that run across its interior. And you know how Superman is called "The Man of Steel" - well, the Sportage is made of steel. So go ahead, world, try to harm the Sportage with your rocks and potholes; it ain't happening. Praise like being named the "Highest Ranked Small SUV in Initial Quality" by J.D. Power in its 2016 Initial Quality Study* can attest to that.
We'd be remiss if we didn’t mention the Kia-style features that make the 2016 Sportage so likeable. The seats are plush and comfortable, and rear-seat passengers can recline their chairs and rest, in case they can't keep up with the folks in the front. For style points, the power-folding side mirrors are the next best thing to Transformers.
We have several 2016 Kia Sportages available on our lot, so check one out today. And no need to leave your dog at home; they are welcome on the lot. So come on in to look at, test drive or purchase a car at Friendly Kia in New Port Richey, FL, about 20 miles from Clearwater and Trinity, less than 40 miles from Tampa and St. Petersburg, and less than 25 miles from Spring Hill.
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