The Kia Sportage is a compact sport-utility that's refined, comfortable, well-developed and sharp-looking. The standard engine delivers respectable power, more than respectable fuel economy and a competitive price.
NewCarTestDrive.com correspondent Tom Lankard filed this report from San Francisco; John F. Katz contributed to this report.
Model Line Overview
Kia Sportage ($19,000); LX $21,200); EX ($24,200); SX ($26,900)
independent, multi-link, coil springs, gas-charged shock absorbers
ventilated disc/ventilated disc with ABS, EBD, Brake Assist, Hill-start Assist, Downhill Brake Control
Unless otherwise indicated, specifications refer to test vehicle.
All prices are manufacturer's suggested retail prices (MSRP) effective as of July 05, 2012.
Prices do not include manufacturer's destination and delivery charges.
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