2011 Kia Sportage genuinely all-new and has the top advantages for affordable compact SUV. The stylish exterior also supported by high-tech interior, top safety rating and more reasonable than predecessor. With fresh improvisation and striking design, Kia Sportage 2011 dared to compete with other competitors in compact crossover segment, one such as 2011 Honda CR-V. Itâ€™s provided in 4 trims, base Sportage, LX, EX, and SX. All of them just powered by 4-cylinder. And in fact, some rivals of 2011 Kia Sportage have the option of V6 engines.ï»¿
Begin from 2011 Kia Sportage engine, its offers two choices: 2.4-liter 4-cylinder DOHC with CVVT (176 horsepower, 168 lb-ft of torque) and for more advanced brings 2.0-liter 4-cylinder DOHC with CVVT (260 hp, 269 lb-ft of torque). All are according to the official site of Kia.
Three transmissions on the 2011 Kia Sportage, FWD 6-speed manual (overdrive), FWD electronically controlled 6-speed (overdrive with SportmaticÂ®), and optional DynaMax AWD Full-Time, Electronic-Control On-Demand.
Then, 2011 Kia Sportage EPA fuel economy estimates MPG (city/highway): 6-speed manual FWD there is base Sportage (21/29), 6-speed automatic FWD there are LX, EX (22/31) and SX (22/27), last 6-speed automatic AWD on the LX, EX (21/28), and SX (21/25).
Steel unibody built in 2011 Kia Sportage construction. Suspensions are MacPherson struts with coil springs & gas shock absorber (front) and Multi-Link with gas shock absorber (rear). Rack-and-Pinion (motor-driven) is the steering type.
The standard exterior features on all 2011 Kia Sportage: projection headlights, front & rear intermittent windshield wiper, and wheel locks (accessory).
The interior and convenience: AM/FM/CD/MP3/SIRIUSÂ® Audio System with 4 speakers and door mounted tweeters, USB/Auxiliary input jacks, BluetoothÂ® wireless technology w/streaming audio, steering wheel mounted audio/BluetoothÂ®/cruise control, center console w/armrest and storage, under rear cargo floor storage compartment, trip computer, fold-away rear-center armrest w/cup holder, and front & rear lower door trim bottle holder.
Seating and trim of 2011 Kia Sportage: 60/40 split-folding rear seatback and metal-paint interior trim.
Discover base 2011 Kia Sportage highlight standard features: 16-inch alloy wheels, body-color exterior door handles, chrome front grille, dual body-color power mirrors, power windows w/driverâ€™s one-touch down, power door locks, manual air conditioning, tilt steering column, and flat-woven cloth seat trim.
2011 Kia Sportage LX (adds, includes, or replaces base Sportage highlight standard features): dual body-color power mirrors w/LED turn signal indicators, privacy glass, and power door locks w/Remote Keyless Entry.
Opting 2011 Kia Sportage EX (adds, includes, or replaces LX highlight standard features): 18-inch alloy wheels, chrome exterior door handles, auto light control, LED daytime running lights, front fog lights, rear spoiler, roof rails, power windows w/driverâ€™s one-touch auto up & down, dual-zone automatic climate control w/ionized air filtration, tilt & telescopic steering column, cooling glove box, welding cloth seat trim, multi-way power adjustable driverâ€™s seat w/lumbar support, auto-folding 60/40 split-folding rear seat, and leather-wrapped steering wheel/gearshift knob.
Finally, 2011 Kia Sportage SX (adds, includes, or replaces EX highlight standard features): black glossy/chrome front grille, dual exhaust, supervision gauge cluster, and aluminum scuff plates.
Five packages are available for specific trim 2011 Kia Sportage, Convenience Package (LX), Premium Package w/Leather Seats (EX, SX), Navigation Package w/Premium Audio (LX, EX, SX), Premium Package w/Orange Interior Color Package (SX), and Premium Package w/Blue Interior Color Package (SX).
Here are optional on 2011 Kia Sportage to improve its performance and looks: panoramic sunroof, windshield de-icer, Navigation w/SIRIUS Trafficâ„¢ (Premium Audio and rear camera display), push button start w/smart key, back-up warning system, auto-dimming rear-view mirror w/HomeLinkÂ®, cargo cover, unique orange interior, unique blue interior, leather seat trim, heated front seats, and air-cooled front driverâ€™s seat.
Choose 2011 Kia Sportage via eight pretty exterior colors: Signal Red, Clear White, Black Cherry, Bright Silver, Sand Track, Twilight Blue, Mineral Silver, and Techno Orange.
Kia Sportage 2011 starting prices at (MSRP according to the Kia official site): $18,295 â€“ base Sportage, $20,295 â€“ LX, $21,795 â€“ LX AWD, $23,295 â€“ EX, $24,795 â€“ EX AWD, $25,795 â€“ SX, and $27,295 â€“ SX AWD.