The 2011 Kia Sportage has been unleashed to the public with positive reviews from many critics at recent car shows in Geneva and New York. They are happy about its style, design, engineering configuration, and the interiors of the car. After a test drive, they expressed their complete satisfaction about its overall performance. Many have also expressed the opinion that the car is worth more than the price paid for it.
Just look at some of the important features of this car:
The Sportage has a cylinder configuration of I-4, with 16 valves; 4 valves per cylinder with 176 HP at 6000 RPM and with a torque of 169 lb at 3750 RPM. The engine is made of sturdy aluminum to ensure its flawless performance and long endurance. The engine has dual CVVT. The six-speed manual transmission helps ensure a smooth drive.
The 16” alloy wheels are fitted with P 216/70R16 silica tires. The car has solid disc rear brakes and ventilated front disc brakes. This helps ensure that the car does not skid even when brakes are applied at high speed. A powered telescopic leather wrapped steering wheel helps the driver to have full control over the car.
The exterior of the car measures 174.8” in length and the exterior width is 73”. This offers enough legroom, shoulder room, and hip room for the passengers. Power windows, keyless entry, illuminated entry, door bins, cup holders, music system with CD and MP3 players and FM/AM radio, intermittent wipers, rear window defrost, heated front seats, panic button, improved locks, air conditioner, powerful headlights, ignition disable, and airbags on the front, side and overhead all add to the comfort and safety of the passengers.
The cargo compartment allows enough space for 55 cubic feet of luggage.