Automotive expert Lauren Fix, The Car Coach and Paul Brian review the all-new 2016 Kia Sportage. This vehicle is sporty, powerful, and is crafter for the urban pioneer. Watch their video His Turn-Her Turn™ car review!
2016 KIA Sportage
Sold over 6 million KIAs since 1994
Sales up 17%
The all-new Sportage crafted for the urban pioneer.
Sporty, Dynamic energy, powerful, agility, tension, seductive, precision
1.6″ longer and 1.2″ Wider and 55 lbs. lighter. But 51% stiffer chassis.
New design on front end and integrated headlamps, Lower wider grills, standard DRL’s, and ice cube driving lights.
2.4L 4 cyl GDI 181hp / 175 torque
FWD: 23/30/36 mpg
AWD: 21/25/22 mpg
240 hp / 260 torque
FWD: 21/26/23 mpg
AWD: 20/23/21 mpg
FWD and AWD
17, 18 and 19″ allow wheels ( LX, EX, SX)
Upgraded 6-speed automatic transmission
Increased brake size for shorter distances.
New AWD Dynomax System with immediate response, all time AWD. It’s more efficient and makes the car more fuel efficient.
Dramatic surfaces, cleaner lines and more sophisticated.
Larger panoramic roof
Driver centric console tilts 7.2 degrees
More soft touch surfaces.
More head and legroom.
Flatter folding seats
Cargo screen and dual luggage floor
Smart lift gate
Lower lift over height in back.
Love the flat bottomed steering wheel!
Audio Harmon Kardon Premium Audio System
Apple Car Play and Android Auto
320 watts and 8 speakers
Clark-Fi music technology
UVO with apps to integrate your life.
Autonomous emergency braking
Blind-spot detection with lane changed assist
Rear cross traffic alert
Lane departure warning
Rear alert for vehicles approaching quickly, give you a warning
Better steering response
Seats more comfortable
2016 Kia Sportage Pricing:
LX FWD – $22,990
SX AWD – $34,000 2.0 L Turbo only
Heated front seats – $1500
Android Auto and Apple Car Play – $1505
Leather seats – $2590
18″ allow wheels $650
2016 Kia Sportage Competitors:
Toyota RAV 4
61% residual from ALG
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Car Courtesy of Kia
Destination: San Diego, California
Music: by AudionautiX.com
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