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2016 Kia Sportage

Kia's Sporty CUV Continues to Stand-Out in a Crowded Segment

•Sportage carries over with minor enhancements in 2016
•With a long list of standard technology and convenience features, the design-forward CÚV makes a great road trip companion for those with active lifestyles

IRVINE, Calif., June 19, 2015 – The Sportage carries into the 2016 model year with minor changes to simplify the line-up and add premium features. Offered in three trim levels: LX, EX and SX, the Sportage stands out in the compact CÚV segment with cutting-edge design that doesn't compromise on space or utility. Changes for 2016 focus on standard content enhancements along with features offered within the various option packages. Notable is the EX, which adds standard leather trimmed seating surfaces this year.

The LX Popular Package adds a touchscreen display with integrated Rear Camera Display1 and auto on/off headlights to the existing equipment, which includes a rear spoiler, roof rails, trip computer, rear armrest with cup holders and illuminated sun visors. Along with leather seating surfaces, the EX adds as standard equipment Smart Key with push-button start. For 2016, the EX Premium Package adds the Infinity®2 Premium audio system, front fog lights, integrated turn signals in the heated outside mirrors along with a cooled glove box. Carryover features found in the EX Premium Package include panoramic sunroof, navigation and ventilated front seats. The SX is fully loaded, adding to the EX Premium Package a standard turbocharged engine, dual exhaust pipes, LED Daytime Running Lamps, LED tail lights, aluminum door-scuff plates, and unique wheels and grille design.

2016 Kia SportageThe 2016 Sportage continues to be offered with two engine choices: a 2.4-liter GDI inline-4 cylinder (LX and EX models) and the sportier 2.0-liter GDI turbocharged inline-4 cylinder (SX). The normally aspirated 2.4-liter engine produces 182 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and a maximum 177 lb.-ft. of torque at 4,000 rpm, while the 2.0-liter powerplant makes a rousing 260 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and a stout 269 lb.-ft. of torque from a low 1,850 rpm. All-wheel drive is available across all three trim levels and a six-speed automatic transmission is standard.

Source - Kia

What's New

LX
•Popular Package •Touchscreen audio display
•Rear Camera Display
•Auto on/off head lights

EX
•Standard leather trimmed seating surfaces
•Standard push button start with Smart Key
•Premium Package •Infinity premium audio
•Integrated outside mirror turn signals
•Heated outside mirrors
•Front fog lamps
•Cooled glove box
•Auto-dimming rearview mirror

SX
•Standard leather trimmed seating surfaces
•Standard ventilated seats
•Standard panoramic sunroof
•Standard Homelink

Source - Kia

Related Reading : Kia Sportage History

The first Kia Sportage was produced ontop of the Mazda Bongo platform. It was a smaller SUV, sold in either a two-door soft top or four-door bodystyles. The vehicles were sold in low numbers and were even recalled on two occasions for problems with the rear wheels dismounting while in use. The Sportage, however, was the first vehicle to be equipped with a knee airbag.Production of the Kia....
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