Automotive authority Cars.com, has recently named the 2017 Kia Sportage “Best Compact SUV”. The Sportage was also nominated by Cars.com for the coveted “Best of 2017” Award. The annual “Best of Awards” show is hosted by Cars.com each year at the North American International Auto Show. Competition categories include Best of 2017, Best Pickup Truck, Eco-Friendly Car of the Year, Family Car of the Year, Luxury Car of the Year and Play Car of the Year. Vehicles must be 2017 models and must excel in quality, innovation and value in order to qualify for the Cars.com awards. Best of 2017 nominees must be all-new or fully redesigned models.
The new 2017 Kia Sportage is packed with innovative features and is powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-four engine that delivers up to 240 horsepower (FWD SX Turbo). It has a revamped body design made from stiffer and lighter materials. This model is already receiving safety accolades as well with a recent nod from the IIHS as a Top Safety Pick+, when equipped with optional front crash protection.
The new Sportage offers improved suspension, steering and more advanced driver assistance technologies than ever before. It is available with new features such as intelligent AWD, Advanced Traction Control and a whole host of features that help drivers and their passengers stay safe on the road. Our Kia Dealership in Odessa, Texas has a selection of new Kia Sportage models in stock now. Why not stop by and get behind the wheel of this award winning vehicle for a test drive?