2012 Kia Sportage
Complete review of 2012 Kia Sportage with specification detail, features, performance, price and release date of 2012 Kia Sportage.
2012 Kia Sportage Review and Specs
2012 Kia Sportage is one of the muscle beasts in the class of SUVs (Sport Utility Vehicle). It has elegant looks with the front grille and headlights in relief, roof-less line. It is believed that the SUV will retain his relatively prolific wheelbase measures 103.9 inches and a cargo space cropped. It can be described as the shorter between its class. The SUV has the capacity to accommodate 4-5 passengers. 2012 Kia Sportage is the SUV with design uni-corps therefore it is considered a crossover.
2012 Kia Sportage presented in four trim levels. These trim levels are described as the base model, LX model, ES model and SX model. Exterior get more polished look, along with the increase in wheel size as we move from the Base version to the SX version.
2012 Kia Sportage Base version, LX version and ES version is powered with a 2.4 litre 4 cylinder engine, which can produce the pace of 172 horsepower and torque on 166 lb. ft. While 2012 Sportage SX version is expected to use the 2-litre, 4 cylinder turbo engine to produce momentum 274 horsepower and torque from 269 lb. ft. The base model is built only with front wheel drive mechanism associated with 6-speed gearbox with a manual transmission. All the other versions come with a choice of front wheel drive and all wheel drive mechanism with 6-speed gearbox with a manual transmission or automatic transmission.
2012 Sportage base version with front wheel drive and manual transmission gear box makes it easier to maintain 21 mpg on the highway of the city and 29 mpg mileage on the roads. 2012 Sportage LX and EX versions should perform better with front wheel drive, giving the mileage of 22 mpg on the roads of the city and on routes 31 mpg, while with all wheel drive their mileage should be 21 mpg in the city and mpg 28 on the roads. Kia Sportage SX model with front-wheel drive should give 21 mpg in the city and 30 mpg mileage on the roads while with all-wheel drive mileage would be 20 mpg city and 27 mpg on the roads of 2012.
2012 Kia Sportage Price and Release Date
2012 Sportage will appear around the middle market of the year 2011. 2012 Kia Sportage is expected to be presented with the base price shooting $19,000 to $27,500 with the guarantee of 5 years or 60,000 miles. If you are looking for SUV with range of affordable price and better performance and then you can certainly considers 2012 Sportage.