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2017 Kia Sportage Sportage
2017 Kia Sportage Sportage

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 2016 Kia Sportage Specifications

 Engine Size:  2.4 L
 Cylinders:  I4
 Horsepower:  181
 Torque:  175 lb-ft
 Transmission:  Automatic
 Drivetrain:  Front Wheel or All Wheel





2017 Kia Sportage

In the competitive crossover utility vehicle segment, there are many amazing cars that car buyers should consider. One of these vehicles is the 2017 Kia Sportage because for its affordable price of just $22,140, it offers practically everything that CUV users need and want in a vehicle. It has performance, reliability, technology, and all the essential safety features that return a lot of value for its price. For those in Fulton, NY, Kia of East Syracuse is a reputable dealership that offers all Kia cars at cheap rates. A good trim to check out is the 2017 LX AWD trim. Here is a closer look at the amazing features of this amazing CUV.


The all-new 2017 Kia Sportage LX AWD has an all-new body design that is significantly different from any Sportage ever built. This year, the CUV looks more European and still retains an extremely sporty body. It has a front bumper grille that holds dual-function projection headlights and automatic fog lights. On the sides of the CUV are four 17’ steel alloy wheels that go along with side mirrors that contain their own turn signal indicators. These side mirrors even have power-heated features for colder driving temperatures. Behind the CUV is an automatic tailgate that utilizes remote keyless entry for easy access. The tailgate also has LED taillights for better night visibility.

Stepping into the cabin of the 2017 Sportage LX AWD, there are 3 rows that are divided into front and rear for seats and a third row for storage space. Inside, up to 5 passengers can comfortably sit on leather front and rear seats with power and manual adjustable features. These seats even have ergonomic lumbar support to provide added comfort especially on long road trips. Furthermore, the cabin also features a lot of utility features such as, multiple cup holders, storage compartments, plenty of cargo space, power windows and power locks.

Vehicle Performance

The 2017 Sportage LX AWD has the same engine as last year’s LX trim. It runs on a 2.4 liter 4-cylinder engine that accelerates the vehicle at maximum speeds of 182 horsepower with 177 pound feet of torque. This engine is also designed with a 6-speed shift-able automatic transmission and variable valve timing.


Aside from technology, the 2017 Sportage LX AWD also has essential safety features inside and outside. It has an anti-theft alarm system that efficiently monitors all external movement. This alarm system even has its own engine immobilizer that deploys in the event of a vehicular theft. It also runs on daytime running headlights that keep the vehicle more visible during the day. Other safety features worth mentioning are:

  • Tire-pressure Monitoring System
  • Vehicle Stability Assist with Traction Control
  • Anti-lock Brakes
  • Blind Spot Monitoring
  • Electronic Brake Distribution
  • 4-wheel ABS
  • Traction Control

The interior of the 2017 Sportage LX AWD is protected by essential safety features such as, multiple airbags for maximum safety, front and rear seatbelts, child seat fasteners, and child safety locks.


The 2017 Sportage LX AWD technology features have also seen some major upgrades. This year, the CUV’s cabin features:

  • Multi-instrument Front Panel that includes
    • UVO Entertainment System
    • LCD Touch Screen
    • SiriusXM Satellite Radio
    • Navigation
    • Bluetooth Hands-free Connectivity
    • Voice Control
    • Odometers        
  • Steering Wheel Controls including radio and cruise controls
  • USB/Auxiliary Ports for Mobile Device Synchronization

The 2017 Sportage LX AWD has an improved technology package that consists of remote keyless entry system that utilizes smart key fob sensing to lock/unlock all vehicle entrances and power tailgate release simultaneously. The key fob sensing feature requires the vehicle key to be with drivers at all times. It also has power-adjustable mirrors which can be controlled inside the vehicle. These mirrors even have their own heating feature which is useful for driving in colder climates. Other tech features of the LX trim are:

  • Front Collision Warning
  • Backup Camera
  • Backup Sensors
  • Blind Zone Alert Sensors

Test Drive the 2017 Kia Sportage

Test drive the all-new 2017 Kia Sportage at your local Kia of East Syracuse Dealership today! Our friendly and knowledgable staff will be there to answer any questions that you may have after test driving whether it be about financing or trading in your current vehicle.